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GREEN ENERGY AND BETTER CROPS: TINTED SOLAR PANELS COULD BOOST FARM INCOMES

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), mar 04 agosto 2020 By allowing farmers to diversify their portfolio, this novel system could offer financial protection from fluctuations in market prices or changes in demand, and mitigate risks associated with an unreliable climate. On a larger scale it could vastly increase capacity for solar-powered......
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NINE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCHERS AMONG THIS YEAR’S ROYAL SOCIETY MEDAL AND AWARD WINNERS

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), mar 04 agosto 2020 He is one of the 25 Royal Society medals and awards winners announced today, nine of whom are researchers at the University of Cambridge. The annual prizes celebrate exceptional researchers and outstanding contributions to science across a wide array of fields. President......
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FOUR-STRANDED DNA STRUCTURES FOUND TO PLAY ROLE IN BREAST CANCER

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), lun 03 agosto 2020 In 1953, Cambridge researchers Francis Crick and James Watson co-authored a study published in the journal Nature which showed that DNA in our cells has an intertwined, ‘double helix’ structure. Sixty years later, a team led by Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian and......
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GENETIC TOOL CAN IDENTIFY ASIAN WOMEN AT HIGHER RISK OF BREAST CANCER

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), ven 31 luglio 2020 The tool, called a Polygenic Risk Score (PRS), separates people into different risk groups based on their genetic sequence to predict their future risk of developing breast cancer. The results can empower women to decide which screening and prevention is right for......
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‘PILL ON A STRING’ TEST TO TRANSFORM OESOPHAGEAL CANCER DIAGNOSIS

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), ven 31 luglio 2020 The test, which can be carried out by a nurse in a GP surgery, is also better at picking up abnormal cells and potentially early-stage cancer. Barrett’s oesophagus is a condition that can lead to oesophageal cancer in a small number of......
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‘QUANTUM NEGATIVITY’ CAN POWER ULTRA-PRECISE MEASUREMENTS

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), mer 29 luglio 2020 The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, Harvard and MIT, have shown that quantum particles can carry an unlimited amount of information about things they have interacted with. The results, reported in the journal Nature Communications, could enable far more precise measurements......
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CAMBRIDGE ACADEMICS ELECTED TO BRITISH ACADEMY FELLOWSHIP

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), lun 27 luglio 2020 They are among 86 distinguished scholars to be elected to the fellowship in recognition of their work in the fields of law, economics, Middle Eastern studies, geography, history of science, art and architecture, classics, and English literature. The Cambridge academics made Fellows......
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EXISTING EVIDENCE SUGGESTS FACE COVERINGS DO NOT LEAD TO FALSE SENSE OF SECURITY

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), dom 26 luglio 2020 Writing in BMJ Analysis, the researchers say that the concept of ‘risk compensation’ is itself the greater threat to public health as it may discourage policymakers from implementing potentially effective measures, such as wearing face coverings. Wearing face coverings, particularly in shared......
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LOCKDOWN LED TO HAPPINESS REBOUND, AFTER WELLBEING PLUNGED WITH ONSET OF PANDEMIC

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), dom 26 luglio 2020 The coronavirus outbreak caused life satisfaction to fall sharply, but lockdown went a long way to restoring contentment – even reducing the “wellbeing inequality” between well-off professionals and the unemployed, according to a new study. Researchers from Cambridge’s Bennett Institute for Public......
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OPENING SCHOOLS – AND KEEPING THEM OPEN – SHOULD BE PRIORITISED BY GOVERNMENT, REPORT SAYS

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(AGENPARL) – CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), ven 24 luglio 2020 The report, Balancing the risks of pupils returning to school, highlights the potential impact on the 13 year-groups of students affected by lockdown. It estimates that, without action, from the mid-2030s and for the 50 years thereafter, around a quarter of the......

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