Tag: University of Cambridge

Exoplanet

Scientists Find Type of Exoplanet With Ingredients for Life

The amount and type of light reaching a planet from its host star affect the chemical conditions present on its surface, which is critical to life development. As of now, between the Kepler mission and...

WASP-127b: The Strangest Exoplanet Ever Found

Astronomers have detected evidence of large quantities of multiple metals, and possibly even water, in a gaseous giant exoplanet. Discovered in 2016, WASP-127b is one of the most unique worlds ever found among the thousands...
New Facebook Data Leak Compromises 3 Million User Accounts

New Facebook Data Leak Compromises 3 Million User Accounts

Three million user accounts have reportedly been compromised in a new Facebook data leak incident. An article released by the NewScientist Monday revealed that a new Facebook data leak left millions of user's information exposed...
brain connectivity

Brain Connectivity Linked to IQ Level via MRI

Thanks to a novel and simple brain mapping technique, new research sheds light on the relationship between an individual’s brain connectivity and their intelligence. The roots of human intelligence, and thought processes in general, have...
biodiversity

Study Shows Why Poor Governance can Lead to Loss of Species

We live in unprecedented times. What worked in the 1800s, 1920s, or even the 1980s might not anymore. As the Internet and our digital social sphere grow ever larger, one would think that an individual's reach...
Digitally Printed Cyanobacteria Used to Create Bio-Solar Panel

Digitally Printed Cyanobacteria Used to Create Bio-Solar Panel

Scientists just used digitally printed cyanobacteria to create a biophotovoltaic panel. Researchers from the Imperial College of London, University of Cambridge, and Central Saint Martin teamed up to create a simple paper-based bio-solar panel using...
washable circuits

Washable Circuits Fully Integrated into Fabric for Future Textiles

For the first time, researchers have found a way to fully integrate circuitry into fabrics, giving wearable tech a possibly brighter future. Recently, researchers at the University of Cambridge have shown us how 2D materials...
Artificial Human Embryos

Artificial Human Embryos are Almost a Reality and we Need to Prepare

Scientists are working on techniques that enable them to grow artificial embryos from stem cells, which would enable them to circumvent legal and ethical issues and get access to more funding. Research on creating and...
ai is helping catch criminals

How AI is Helping Catch Criminals in Disguise

New software uses AI to map facial key points in order to identify individuals in the street, including criminals and protesters, even with disguised faces. We recognize faces in a somewhat magical way--just think about...
grain boundaries futuristic memory storage

Frustrated Graphene Electrons in Andreev States Exhibit Exotic Superconductivity

In the search for the most efficient superconductor, physicists have discovered new, intriguing properties by enhancing graphene with added superconductors. Superconductive materials are already used in medical diagnosis. In MRI instruments, for example, they allow...