Opinion: the future of science is automation

NHS trial of sponge-on-a-string test replaces need for endoscopy for thousands of patients

Having a ‘regular doctor’ can significantly reduce GP workload, study finds

Shimmering seaweeds and algae antennae: sustainable energy solutions under the sea

New Cambridge-developed resources help students learn how maths can help tackle infectious diseases

School uniform policies linked to students getting less exercise, study finds

Scientists identify genes linked to DNA damage and human disease

Groundbreaking work to beat cancer in spotlight

£11m semiconductor research centre could be key player in UK’s net zero mission

Ice cores provide first documentation of rapid Antarctic ice loss in the past

Celebrating Women in STEM

£3 million UKRI funding to support research into better health, ageing, and wellbeing

Sensors made from ‘frozen smoke’ can detect toxic formaldehyde in homes and offices

Changing Course on Climate

Swarming cicadas, stock traders, and the wisdom of the crowd

Shadow Science and Technology Secretary discusses AI and innovation during Cambridge visit

Scientists identify how fasting may protect against inflammation

Robot trained to read braille at twice the speed of humans

Cambridge student Giulio Regeni remembered

New Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Innovation appointed

Is a green career for you?

Removing largest wine glass serving reduces amount of wine sold in bars and pubs

Galaxy mergers solve early Universe mystery

‘Mini-placentas’ help scientists understand the causes of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy disorders

Astronomers detect oldest black hole ever observed