Pollinator

Scientists and farmers say there’s cause for cautious optimism in the fight to save Britain’s wild pollinators. Research from Cambridge University scientists has already become part of DEFRA’s National Pollinator Strategy within the Countryside Stewardship Scheme – giving farmers advice …

Dementia

New research has found that dementia has not become the epidemic it was predicted to be several years ago. A new report involving the Cambridge Institute of Public Health found that the number of dementia sufferers was stabilising in western …

Duxford Exhibit

75 years ago southern England experienced its fiercest week of fighting in the Battle of Britain. The Imperial War Museum at Duxford is hosting a series of events to commemorate the battle; today it launched a new exhibit that seeks …

Plant electric

A scientist at Cambridge University is hoping to take his research into Algae out of the lab and into Schools. At the Biochemistry department they are looking into producing electricity from the plant and are hoping to get children interested …

Pesticides

The government has taken the controversial step of allowing neonictinoid seed treatments to be used on some crops in Cambridgeshire. The pesticide seed treatment was banned across the EU in 2013 surrounding suspicions of the effects it had on bees. …

Eye tumour

A boy from Sawston who went through chemotherapy to treat a tumour on his optic nerve has released a single to try and raise funds for other young people who are in medical need. The track is entitled little soldier …