Beautiful scientists may draw a crowd but are seen as less academically able than their less attractive colleagues, researchers have found.Read the full story ›
Employers in Cambridge say they are struggling to fill job vacancies in the science sector.
The shortfall has been blamed on a lack of skilled applicants.
Some positions still remain unfilled despite being open for more than 90 days.
Professor Stephen Hawking has warned the human race must colonise a new planet or face dying out.
The Cambridge scientist was in London previewing a science and arts festival festival in Norway next month.
He believes overpopulation and climate change are threatening human survival and the search for other planets to live on should start now.
I strongly believe we should start seeking alternative planets for possible habitation.
We are running out of space on Earth and we need to break through the technological limitations preventing us living elsewhere in the universe.
A £2.5 million space centre in Stevenage will open to school groups from across the country today.
The Airbus Foundation Discovery Space was officially opened by astronaut Major Tim Peake in January.
It features exhibits designed to encourage young people to take up careers in science and engineering.
Pubs in Norwich, Lowestoft and Cambridge will play host to the Pint of Science Festival.Read the full story ›
An engineer from Cambridge has made it through to the next stage of a competition to find two new astronauts for the Canadian Space Agency.
Last year 3,772 applications were received by the Canadian Space Agency after its announcement that it would add two new astronauts to its roster.
Dr Jenni Sidey has made the shortlist following a rigorous selection process which lasts almost a year and involves several interviews, written exams and a range of physical and mental fitness tests.
The University of Cambridge and the Institute of Engineering and Technology congratulated her.
The author of a popular children's book is going to have to issue an update, thanks to a discovery by the University of Cambridge.Read the full story ›
Children from across the country are taking part in a robotics competition in Cambridge using machines they've designed themselves.Read the full story ›
Archaeologists at Cambridge University have created a computer reconstruction using the skull of a man buried in an ancient graveyard.Read the full story ›
Drinking in moderation can help protect your heart, according to experts at the University of Cambridge.Read the full story ›