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Arctic Ocean started getting warmer decades earlier than we thought - Study

The Arctic Ocean has been getting warmer since the beginning of the 20th century – decades earlier than records suggest – due to warmer water flowing into the delicate polar ecosystem from the Atlantic Ocean.
24-Nov-2021 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Mystery of high performing novel solar cell materials revealed in stunning clarity

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have used a suite of correlative, multimodal microscopy methods to visualise, for the first time, why perovskite materials are seemingly so tolerant of defects in their structure.
22-Nov-2021 5:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Air filter significantly reduces presence of airborne SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 wards

When a team of doctors, scientists and engineers at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the University of Cambridge placed an air filtration machine in COVID-19 wards, they found that it removed almost all traces of airborne SARS-CoV-2.
16-Nov-2021 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Sustainable, biodegradable, vegan glitter – from your fruit bowl

Glitter is the bane of every parent and primary school teacher. But beyond its general annoyance factor, it’s also made of toxic and unsustainable materials, and contributes to plastic pollution.
11-Nov-2021 4:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Hungry caterpillars an underappreciated driver of carbon emissions

A study led by the University of Cambridge has found that periodic mass outbreaks of leaf-munching caterpillars can improve the water quality of nearby lakes - but may also increase the lakes’ carbon dioxide emissions.
3-Nov-2021 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Perfect for some but disastrous for others”: Patients and clinicians express concerns over phone and video consultations

A study of rheumatology patients and clinicians has found that while the majority found phone or video consultations more convenient than face-to-face consultations, they viewed so-called telemedicine as less diagnostically accurate than in-person...
2-Nov-2021 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Jewish autistic pupils thrive as bilingual learners, after communities reject advice “not to teach Hebrew”

Parents and teachers of Jewish autistic children say they frequently have to disregard outdated professional advice not to teach them Hebrew – a recommendation they describe as “stealing” their cultural identity.
28-Oct-2021 9:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Europeans want climate action but show little appetite for radical lifestyle change -– new polling

Europeans want urgent action on climate change but remain committed meat-eaters and question policy proposals such as banning the sale of new petrol vehicles after 2030, according to a new poll from the YouGov-Cambridge Centre for Public Opinion...
20-Oct-2021 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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