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Old Schools, University of Cambridge
Almost five years since the death of Giulio Regeni, a PhD student at our university, Italian prosecutors have gathered enough evidence to charge four Egyptian officials.
Old Schools, University of Cambridge
Almost five years since the death of Giulio Regeni, a PhD student at our university, Italian prosecutors have gathered enough evidence to charge four Egyptian officials.
Creative rendition of SARS-COV-2 virus particles
The drug remdesivir is likely to be a highly effective antiviral against SARS-CoV-2, according to a new study by a team of UK scientists. Writing in Nature Communications, the researchers describe giving the drug to a patient with COVID-19 and a rare immune disorder, and observing a dramatic improvement in his symptoms and the disappearance of the virus.
Union Flag and EU Flag
Experts have warned that a ‘no deal’ Brexit will result in the exclusion of the UK from the 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) that were established to improve the care of patients bearing the lifelong burden of a rare disease, which require highly specialised diagnosis and treatment.
A young man's eye
Injecting a gene therapy vector into one eye of someone suffering from LHON, the most common cause of mitochondrial blindness, significantly improves vision in both eyes, scientists have found.
European flags outside EU in Belgium
Five researchers at the University of Cambridge have won consolidator grants from the European Research Council (ERC), Europe’s premiere funding organisation for frontier research.
As chair of the University Council, the Vice-Chancellor welcomes the clear vote by members of the Regent House on three proposed amendments to the statement on freedom of speech.
Entanglement
Researchers have found a way to protect highly fragile quantum systems from noise, which could aid in the design and development of new quantum devices, such as ultra-powerful quantum computers.
Child looking out of a window
The first lockdown led to a significant increase in symptoms of depression among children, highlighting the unintended consequences of school closures, according to a new study from the University of Cambridge.
Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2
Researchers have developed a free, open-source toolkit that allows laboratories in developing countries to produce their own tools for COVID-19 research and diagnosis, without relying on an increasingly fractured global supply chain.

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