Cambridge says 'alumnus' Manmohan Singh has standing invite

Eager to host its "famous and valued alumnus" Manmohan Singh, Cambridge University has said it has a standing invite for the former Prime Minister of India and it would love to see him on the campus.

Cambridge woos Indian students

Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, the vice chancellor of Cambridge University, will lead a senior university delegation to India for a series of meetings and events with Indian academics and decision-makers, the Asian Lite newspaper reported.

Cambridge trumps Oxford to be named best UK varsity

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.

Human brains `hard-wired` to link visual cues with body motion

A new study suggests that human brains are "hard-wired" to link what one sees and does.

It`s official! Women are more emotional than men

When it comes to sentiments, it seems men can`t beat the fairer sex.

Prince William given discount on fee at Cambridge: Report

Prince William has been given a hefty discount on his fees for a special course at Cambridge University, a media report said on Sunday.

Do multiple pills increase hospitalisation risk?

Researchers have termed as `misleading` the commonly-held assumption that taking several medicines for multiple health conditions is hazardous.Researchers have termed as `misleading` the commonly-held assumption that taking several medicines for multiple health conditions is hazardous.

Indian-origin student takes on UK varsity gender segregation

An Indian-origin Cambridge University student has challenged a move by British universities to allow "voluntary" gender segregation at Muslim meetings on campuses across the country.

Cambridge students resent Prince William`s `free pass`

Prince William is set for a less than warm welcome from his fellow students when he starts a special course at Cambridge University next week, with some resenting his "free pass" to the prestigious institution.

`Greenest` supercomputer unveiled at Cambridge University

A new supercomputer has been unveiled by Cambridge University which is being praised as the ` greenest ` of its kind.

Scientists find way to boost crop yield

Scientists have found a way to improve yields of some crops by understanding their evolutionary process that made them significantly more productive than others over the years, a study said.

Anorexic girls also have autistic traits, study finds

Scientists studying girls with the eating disorder anorexia have found they show a mild echo of the characteristics of autism.

Literacy can improve public health in India more than income

Researchers have claimed that literacy has a greater impact on public health in India than income.

Cambridge students stunned by sexually graphic que

Cambridge University under-graduates appearing for a criminal law examination have expressed shock at the graphic nature of some of the questions they had to choose from.

When Rebecca Hall took charge of her life

Actress Rebecca Hall says she dropped out of Cambridge University because she wanted to take charge of her life and gain some pride for taking a different road.

Darwin`s personal letters to be made available online

Thousands of personal letters by 19th-century naturalist Charles Darwin will be released to the public online for the first time.

Darwin`s personal letters to be made available online

Thousands of personal letters by Charles Darwin will be released to the public online for the first time.

Ramanujan’s 125th birth anniversary to be celebrated worldwide

The world is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Srinivasa Ramanujan, one of the greatest mathematical geniuses of all time.

British Nobel winner once written off by teacher

British researcher who won the 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine was once dismissed by his school teacher about his ambition to become a scientist as "quite ridiculous".

Fungi wrapped by Darwin in newspaper found in Cambridge

Fungi and seaweed collected by Charles Darwin on the Beagle`s voyage to South America in 1832-33 have been found still wrapped in an 1828 newspaper by a librarian at Cambridge University.