Experts predict ‘catastrophic ecosystem collapse’ of UK forests within the next 50 years if action not taken

Other threats to UK forests include competition with society for water, viral diseases, and extreme weather affecting forest management.
Coronavirus newspaper headline montage

“Get back to school” headlines eroded teacher wellbeing during the pandemic

Intense public pressure on teachers to “get back to school” during the COVID-19 lockdowns deepened an already widespread sense that they were undervalued, and left some actively rethinking their careers, research shows.
Students studying online.

Cambridge provides English learning platform for Ukraine

People in Ukraine will be able to improve their English using an online learning platform specially developed by the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with Cambridge University Press & Assessment, and technology companies Amazon Web Services and Catalyst IT.
Chimpanzees are seen attentively listening to other chimpanzees heard at some distance in the West African forests of Côte d’Ivoire, studied as part of research by the Taï Chimpanzee Project

Chimpanzees use hilltops to conduct reconnaissance on rival groups

Research on neighbouring chimpanzee communities in the forests of West Africa suggests a warfare tactic not previously seen beyond humans is regularly used by our closest evolutionary relatives.
Street view images of Cambridge houses showing building features contributing to HtD identification

AI trained to identify least green homes by Cambridge researchers

First of its kind AI-model can help policymakers efficiently identify and prioritize houses for retrofitting and other decarbonizing measures.
Dr Paul Calleja, Director of Dawn AI Service (left) and Professor Richard McMahon, Chair of Cambridge Research Computing Advisory Group and UKRI Dawn Principal Investigator (right) in front of Dawn.

Cambridge, Intel and Dell join forces on UK’s fastest AI supercomputer

The Cambridge Open Zettascale Lab is hosting Dawn, the UK’s fastest artificial intelligence (AI) supercomputer, which has been built by the University of Cambridge Research Computing Services, Intel and Dell Technologies.
The feet of a man suffering from gout.

Cancer drug could hold hope for treating inflammatory diseases including gout and heart diseases

A cancer drug currently in the final stages of clinical trials could offer hope for the treatment of a wide range of inflammatory diseases, including gout, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, and atrial fibrillation, say scientists at the University of Cambridge.
Tropical forest in Tanzania

Offset markets: new approach could help save tropical forests by restoring faith in carbon credits

A new way to price carbon credits could encourage desperately needed investment in forest preservation and boost vital progress towards net-zero.
Retrieval of a stainless steel part made by 3D printing

Using lasers to ‘heat and beat’ 3D-printed steel could help reduce costs

Researchers have developed a new method for 3D printing metal that could help reduce costs and make more efficient use of resources.
Person providing a drop of blood for a medical test

Simple blood test can help diagnose bipolar disorder

Researchers have developed a new way of improving diagnosis of bipolar disorder that uses a simple blood test to identify biomarkers associated with the condition.


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