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In the largest ever study of its kind into an equine pathogen, scientists in 18 countries used the latest DNA sequencing techniques to track the bacteria responsible for a disease called 'strangles’ in horses around the world.
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Researchers may have found the earliest changes that occur in seemingly healthy breast tissue long before any tumours appear, according to a new study published today in the journal Nature Communications.
Ruth Cameron
Professor Ruth Cameron from Cambridge’s Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy is one of twelve winners of this year’s Suffrage Science awards. She and the other winners will be honoured at an online celebration today, the tenth anniversary of the scheme. This will be the fifth Suffrage Science awards for engineering and physical sciences.
UK Emergency Medical Team paediatric nurse checks a girl for symptoms of Diphtheria in the Kutapalong refugee camp, Bangladesh
Diphtheria – a relatively easily-preventable infection – is evolving to become resistant to a number of classes of antibiotics and in future could lead to vaccine escape, warn researchers from the UK and India.
Stable giant quantum vortices
New mechanism found for generating giant vortices in quantum fluids of light.
Staff and students across Cambridge are planning a series of events and activities to celebrate International Women's Day 2021 - including conferences, lectures, talks, social media campaigns, and even Spotify playlists

Doug Chalmers has been elected as the next Master of Emmanuel College. He will take up the role in October 2021.

 

On Tuesday 6 April 2021, our CAMCard partner, Cambridge Bike Tours will be celebrating their 10 Anniversary of their first-ever tour.

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Genomic surveillance – using information about genetic differences between virus samples – can help identify how SARS-CoV-2 spreads in care home settings, whose residents are at particular risk, according to new research published today.
Cuttlefish
A study has found that cuttlefish can pass a fishy version of the ‘marshmallow test’ – and those that can delay gratification the longest are the most intelligent.

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