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Portrait of young woman farmer holding fresh eggs in hands
Scientists evaluated the evidence that intensive livestock farming is causing pandemics, with surprising results. They find that intensive livestock farming could actually reduce the risk of future pandemics, compared to non-intensive farming.
Portrait of young woman farmer holding fresh eggs in hands
Scientists evaluate the evidence that intensive livestock farming is causing pandemics, and find that intensive farming could actually reduce the risk of future pandemics compared to 'free-range' farming.
Young boy making his way through a dense forest of trees and cow parsley. He stands out in the green in his bright red jumper.
Researchers say people with Developmental Dyslexia have specific strengths relating to exploring the unknown that have contributed to the successful adaptation and survival of our species.
Portrait of the Duke Duchess of Cambridge
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the University of Cambridge to unveil the first official joint portrait of themselves at the Fitzwilliam Museum.
Prof Louis Gates Jr, Dr Ali Smith, Dr Judith Weir, Prof Sir John Walker, Prof Sir Roger Penrose, Lord Sainsbury of Turville,
Bright sunshine beamed down on the distinguished ten guests who gathered to receive an honorary degree from the University of Cambridge on 22 June. The conferment of honorary degrees is one of the highest accolades the University can bestow upon people who have made outstanding achievements in their respective fields.
Woman wearing a mask on public transport
Researchers have demonstrated how airborne diseases such as COVID-19 spread along the length of a train carriage and found that there is no ‘safest spot’ for passengers to minimise the risk of transmission.
Women laughing
New five-year partnership on the ‘Future of Work’ will examine the big issues affecting the modern workforce and offer practical, research-backed solutions to employers
Teacher speaking with students
An improved vision for wellbeing education should replace the over-simplistic approaches currently employed in many schools, such as happiness lessons, which risk creating an “atmosphere of toxic positivity” for pupils, experts say.
Teacher speaking with students
An improved vision for wellbeing education should replace the over-simplistic approaches currently employed in many schools, such as happiness lessons, which risk creating an “atmosphere of toxic positivity” for pupils, experts say.
Neuron
A new genetic discovery adds weight to a theory that motor neurone degenerative diseases are caused by abnormal lipid (fat) processing pathways inside brain cells. This theory will help pave the way to new diagnostic approaches and treatments for this group of conditions. The discovery will provide answers for certain families who have previously had no diagnosis.

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