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A knitted brain at the Central Library!

12 March 2018

There is a new sculpture in The Grand Arcade today - a knitted brain!

What are the harms and benefits of breast cancer screening?

8 March 2018

As increasingly fewer women are going for breast cancer screening, one event asks how can we make sense of the increasingly polarised debate about the harms and benefits of breast cancer screening?

Is time running out to tackle climate change?

5 March 2018

What action do we urgently need to take to tackle climate change? Are some suggested solutions too dangerous to undertake? What impact could these solutions have on our Earth?

Top surgeons reveal the future of organ transplantation

26 February 2018

Organ transplantation is a miracle of modern medicine. However, a shortage of suitable organs is a major challenge. It is this challenge that has driven researchers in Cambridge and beyond to investigate new techniques and therapies.

Making sense of the brain

16 February 2018

Is normal perception simply a controlled hallucination? How does the heart control our thoughts and feelings? How close are we to being able to repair brain damage? Could a game help to defeat dementia?

Festival information

Cambridge Science Festival 2018
12 - 25 March 2018

Cover image: Dr Hector Orengo, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge.

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