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Astronomers detect titanium oxide in the atmosphere of exoplanet WASP-19b
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Astronomers detect titanium oxide in the atmosphere of exoplanet WASP-19b

The exoplanet WASP-19b, which is about the same mass as Jupiter, is so close to its parent star that it completes an orbit in just 19 hours.

No marks for bad handwriting: Cambridge University may scrap written exams in favour of laptops, iPads
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No marks for bad handwriting: Cambridge University may scrap written exams in favour of laptops, iPads

The UK's prestigious Cambridge University is mulling scrapping an over 800-year-old practice of handwritten exams in favour of using laptops or iPads due to the deterioration in students' handwriting.

UK publisher reposts blocked China material; Cambridge University calls move 'temporary decision'
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UK publisher reposts blocked China material; Cambridge University calls move 'temporary decision'

A leading British academic publisher that bowed to pressure from Beijing to block online access to hundreds of scholarly articles in China reversed its position and reposted the material on Monday, following an outcry over academic freedom.

Brain training game developed by neuroscientists improves memory in people with cognitive decline
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Brain training game developed by neuroscientists improves memory in people with cognitive decline

A brain training computer game developed by British neuroscientists has been shown to improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages of dementia and could help such patients avert some symptoms of cognitive decline.

Sylvia Plath's unpublished letters alleging Ted Hughes of domestic abuse found
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Sylvia Plath's unpublished letters alleging Ted Hughes of domestic abuse found

In these letters, Sylvia Plath says that Ted Hughes wanted her dead and that he beat her shortly before she had a miscarriage.

Researchers develop prototype of next-generation lithium-sulphur battery
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Researchers develop prototype of next-generation lithium-sulphur battery

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a prototype of a next-generation lithium-sulphur battery which takes its inspiration in part from the cells lining the human intestine.

Brexit fallout: British universities fear its impact on exchange programmes, research grants
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Brexit fallout: British universities fear its impact on exchange programmes, research grants

Britain's shock Brexit vote has left the country's universities worried about its impact, whether on exchange programmes or research funding.

Gareth, 28-year-old prison inmate in UK, tops criminology course at Cambridge University
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Gareth, 28-year-old prison inmate in UK, tops criminology course at Cambridge University

A 28-year-old prisoner lodged in a high-security UK jail has topped his class in a Masters course in criminology at the elite Cambridge University.

Education revamp in Delhi: Why AAP's idea of training teachers at Harvard makes sense
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Education revamp in Delhi: Why AAP's idea of training teachers at Harvard makes sense

The AAP government’s seriousness in revamping school education in Delhi is appreciable indeed, and its plan to send principals to Harvard and Cambridge to learn global best practices and teaching styles makes sense.

Cambridge University protest against invite to Modi: India's PM should boycott the bigots
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Cambridge University protest against invite to Modi: India's PM should boycott the bigots

If I was an advisor to Mr Modi I’d tell him to scratch Cambridge off his itinerary and go shopping to Bond Street instead.

Best course ever: Cambridge is now offering a PhD on chocolates
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Best course ever: Cambridge is now offering a PhD on chocolates

Love chocolates? You have a mighty reason to relish them more as the Cambridge University is seeking a researcher for a PhD on chocolates!

Cambridge tops UK varsity list, beats Oxford 4th time in a row
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Cambridge tops UK varsity list, beats Oxford 4th time in a row

Britain's prestigious Cambridge University today pipped arch-rival Oxford for the fourth year in a row to be named the best varsity in the country by an education guide.

Tablet for intermediate students launched
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Tablet for intermediate students launched

IT software startup company AppThoughtz has launched an innovation tablet, 'iTopper', which helps students of Class 11 and 12 develop insights into various subjects, a company official said here Tuesday...

Indian scientist discovers super massive black hole
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Indian scientist discovers super massive black hole

Cambridge researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have discovered a new population of enormous, rapidly growing super-massive black holes ever seen in the early Universe.

Indian scientist discovers super massive black hole
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Indian scientist discovers super massive black hole

Cambridge researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have discovered a new population of enormous, rapidly growing super-massive black holes ever seen in the early Universe.

Cambridge University probes hacking claims to protest Assange extradition
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Cambridge University probes hacking claims to protest Assange extradition

The University of Cambridge today launched a probe following claims by a computer group that it had hacked into its departments and promised to take more such actions "until the right thing is done with Julian Assange".

Now, Cambridge to study ancient Sanskrit texts
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Now, Cambridge to study ancient Sanskrit texts

The project, which is led by Sanskrit-specialists Dr Vincenzo Vergiani and Dr Eivind Kahrs, will study and catalogue each of the manuscripts, placing them in their broader historical context, a university release said.

Darwin's Collections Now Online
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Darwin's Collections Now Online

Cambridge University has digitized the complete works of one of the world