Tag archive for ‘University of Cambridge’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Zebras’ stripes ‘do not protect them from predators’

Is the age old mystery of why Zebras have stripes as such distinctive markings is solved? Not yet. Stripes might not offer protection for animals living in groups, such as zebra, as previously thought, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Musical tastes offer a window into how you think

Do you like your jazz to be Norah Jones or Ornette Coleman, your classical music to be Bach or Stravinsky, or your rock to be Coldplay or Slayer? The answer could give an insight into the way you think, More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Stephen Hawking would ‘consider’ assisted suicide if he were a burden

Physicist and cosmologist Prof. Stephen Hawking,  who has motor neurone disease, tells a BBC news program he would consider ending his life if he had nothing more to contribute to the universe and was More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Hundreds of Millions of Android Operated Mobile Devices All in Danger of Hacking

– – According to a new study from the University of Cambridge, countless Android system operated devices are vulnerable to hacking because of the rest performed at the factories. More than 600 More...

Kurt Tucholsky On Friday, May 1st, 2015

My father is Stephen Hawking, and I have an autistic son

Lucy Hawking, daughter of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who suffers from a rare motor neuron disease, expressed her anger and outrage at apparently insensitive remarks made by Katie Hopkins about More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Warwick U. Study: Pythagoras Theorem Helps Show when a Patient has Turned a Corner

A medical researcher at the University of Warwick has found the 2, 500 year-old Pythagoras theorem could be the most effective way to identify the point at which a patient’s health begins to improve. In More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Don’t Bet on a Stronger Dollar

Economic pundits, almost without exception, are predicting a stronger dollar in 2015 – an expectation that is leading investors to place some very large bets. But that market strategy could turn out to More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Tired of London? Maybe you’re living in the wrong place

Study shows life satisfaction depends on whether local environment suits your personality. “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life, ” observed the writer Samuel Johnson in More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Putting Deflation First

– The European Central Bank is moving, hesitantly but ineluctably, toward quantitative easing. The threat of deflation – and the ineffectiveness of its previous measures – leaves it no choice. More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen and Domenico Lombardi: Ukraine’s Debt Dilemma

– Insecurity is haunting Ukraine – and not just geopolitical insecurity, but economic insecurity as well. Output is in freefall. The country’s external deficit is exploding, and borrowing costs More...

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