A team of scientists at the University of Cambridge has developed an artificial mouse embryo-like structure capable of forming the three major axes of the body. The technique, reported today in the journal Nature, could reduce the use of mammalian embryos in research.
Sir Greg Winter (Trinity 1970) has been jointly awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, along with Frances Arnold and George Smith, for his pioneering work in using phage display for the directed evolution of antibodies, with the aim of producing new pharmaceuticals.
On 15 September 2018, the second 'Oxford-Cambridge China Forum' (originally named 'West Lake Forum') was held in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, with Oxford-Cambridge Alumni Association and the School of Management of Zhejiang University as its joint organisers.
"The indelible mark black alumni have left on Cambridge, and the world" is the focus of a stunning photography exhibition of fifteen portraits, opening free to the public, from October 1, at Cambridge University Library.