Speleothems in the Corchia Cave, Central Italy
A study from the Universities of Cambridge and Melbourne has found that the onset of past climate changes was synchronous over an area extending from the Arctic to the low latitudes.
Since January this year, Daniela De Angelis and her team have been informing the UK Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their real-time model of transmission of the virus is helping to track and predict its course as information accumulates over time.
Pregnant woman
Mitochondrial therapy in complicated pregnancies lowers the chance of cardiovascular problems in the offspring.

Further update following the announcement from Ofqual on 17 August, and similar announcements by other examination boards and authorities

Man wearing a face mask
Genes that play an important role in allowing SARS-CoV-2 to invade heart cells become more active with age, according to research published today in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 
Two teams of Cambridge engineers have been recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic with the President’s Special Award for Pandemic Service.

Statement from the Vice-Chancellor

As sixth formers across the country receive their A-level results, we feature the success stories of some of Cambridge's newest students
Researchers have identified the optimal dish positions to help “nudge” diners into picking more planet-friendly meals in cafeterias.
Drying droplets
Using an alcohol mixture, researchers modified how ink droplets dry, enabling cheap industrial-scale printing of electronic devices at unprecedented scales.


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