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Widespread use of face masks combined with lockdowns likely to prevent further waves of coronavirus pandemic, finds UK study
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Widespread use of face masks combined with lockdowns likely to prevent further waves of coronavirus pandemic, finds UK study

Population-wide face mask use could push COVID-19 transmission down to controllable levels for national epidemics and could prevent further waves of the pandemic disease when combined with lockdowns, according to a UK study

Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive in Pakistan on five-day visit; trip dubbed 'most complex' royal tour to date
World

Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive in Pakistan on five-day visit; trip dubbed 'most complex' royal tour to date

Prince William and Kate Middleton arrived in Pakistan amid tight security for their 'most complex' tour to date, the first royal trip to the country in more than a decade.

Writer Annie Zaidi wins $100,000 Nine Dots Prize for 'Bread, Cement, Cactus', exploring concepts of home, belonging
Life

Writer Annie Zaidi wins $100,000 Nine Dots Prize for 'Bread, Cement, Cactus', exploring concepts of home, belonging

Annie Zaidi's essay Bread, Cement, Cactus that won her the Nine Dots Prize combines memoir and reportage to explore concepts of home and belonging rooted in her experience of contemporary life in India

Brain of SKA: Scientists finish designing brain of world's largest radio telescope
science

Brain of SKA: Scientists finish designing brain of world's largest radio telescope

A team led by Cambridge University has designed the many elements going into the 'brain' of the SKA.

National Mathematics Day: On Srinivasa Ramanujan's 131st birth anniversary, a look at his unique legacy
India

National Mathematics Day: On Srinivasa Ramanujan's 131st birth anniversary, a look at his unique legacy

At an age when students struggle with algebra, trigonometry and arithmetic problems, Ramanujan not only mastered them but also found theorems to solve many trigonometric problems.

Stephen Hawking's final scientific paper on
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Stephen Hawking's final scientific paper on "the information paradox" released

The work tackles with "the information paradox" and was completed days before Hawking's death

Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'
World

Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'

Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy.

Sheryl Sandberg uses Facebook's woes as lesson for MIT grads; says 'we didn't see all the risks and didn't do enough to stop them'
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Sheryl Sandberg uses Facebook's woes as lesson for MIT grads; says 'we didn't see all the risks and didn't do enough to stop them'

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg didn't shy away from her company's ongoing privacy scandal in a Friday commencement speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Instead, she turned it into a lesson about accountability.

Hundreds flock to Stephen Hawking's funeral in Cambridge, including Theory of Everything star Eddie Redmayne
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Hundreds flock to Stephen Hawking's funeral in Cambridge, including Theory of Everything star Eddie Redmayne

The theoretical physicist who captured the imagination of millions around the world died on 14 March at the age of 76.

Stephen Hawking funeral: Crowds line streets of Cambridge as film stars, astronomers gather to pay final tributes
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Stephen Hawking funeral: Crowds line streets of Cambridge as film stars, astronomers gather to pay final tributes

Film stars, supermodels and astronomers joined Stephen Hawking's family and friends for his funeral in Cambridge, the city where he dedicated his life's work

Thousands are expected to arrive in Cambridge for Stephen Hawking's funeral
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Thousands are expected to arrive in Cambridge for Stephen Hawking's funeral

There will be no public access to the church because the funeral has been designated as a private service for family, friends and colleagues.

The Stephen Hawking I knew: Physicist unravelled mysteries of the cosmos that even Einstein overlooked
World

The Stephen Hawking I knew: Physicist unravelled mysteries of the cosmos that even Einstein overlooked

Stephen Hawking's greatest contribution was on cosmology and black hole physics.

National Mathematics Day: Relevance of Srinivasa Ramanujan, the man who knew infinity
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National Mathematics Day: Relevance of Srinivasa Ramanujan, the man who knew infinity

22 December is the birth anniversary of Ramanujan, and observed as National Mathematics Day.

Uber's Cambridge city license extended for five years
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Uber's Cambridge city license extended for five years

Uber is fighting to keep operating in London where the city’s regulator said in September it was “not fit and proper” and stripped it of its license.

Cambridge University and German mobile language-learning app Babbel join hands for English tests
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Cambridge University and German mobile language-learning app Babbel join hands for English tests

Babbel and Cambridge University have jointly developed the test and will split revenue on what will be marketed as the "Babbel English Test".

Stephen Hawking says Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Paris Accord could push Earth 'over the brink'
World

Stephen Hawking says Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Paris Accord could push Earth 'over the brink'

Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate pact could "push the Earth over the brink", Stephen Hawking warned.

University of Cambridge refuses to return 250-year-old Aboriginal artifacts to Australia's Gweagal people
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University of Cambridge refuses to return 250-year-old Aboriginal artifacts to Australia's Gweagal people

Cambridge University has refused a request by an Australian man to return important Aboriginal artifacts taken by British explorer Captain James Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook urges MIT graduates to infuse development of technology with their own values
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Apple CEO Tim Cook urges MIT graduates to infuse development of technology with their own values

Speaking to thousands of students at MIT, Apple CEO, Tim Cook praised the benefits of new devices and social media. But he also cautioned that the same technologies.

Cambridge researchers reconstruct face of a man who lived 700 years ago in medieval England
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Cambridge researchers reconstruct face of a man who lived 700 years ago in medieval England

The photorealistic reconstruction was realised by Cambridge scientists with the help of University of Dundee’s Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification.