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Beyond the harem: ways to be a woman during the Ottoman Empire | University of Cambridge #women #history #culture #islam

ottoman empire essay Beyond the harem: ways to be a woman during the Ottoman Empire .

Where the river meets the sea: the making of ethical decisions | University of Cambridge #nature #reproduction #environment #sociology #scotland

A new study shows that bottlenose dolphins assign themselves and each other signature whistles that serve as names in interactions with other dolphins. This makes dolphins the only animal besides humans to be known to call each other by name!

Man v fish in the Amazon rainforest | University of Cambridge Image: Enawenê-nawê men check basket and bark traps for fish before reinserting them into the weir’s upriver face Credit: Chloe Nahum-Claudel #indigenous #tribal #folklore #myth #culture

Man v fish in the Amazon rainforest | University of Cambridge Image: Enawenê-nawê men check basket and bark traps for fish before reinserting them into the weir’s upriver face Credit: Chloe Nahum-Claudel #indigenous #tribal #folklore #myth #culture

Flamenco: what happens when a grassroots musical genre becomes a marker of culture | University of Cambridge #spain #andalusia #identity #heritage

Flamenco: what happens when a grassroots musical genre becomes a marker of culture

Man on a mission to beat cancer | University of Cambridge Image: Professor Richard Gilbertson from the CRUK Cambridge Institute  Credit: Carol Sachs

Thirty years ago, Professor Richard Gilbertson pledged to implement a 15 per cent reduction in mortality from children’s brain cancer. This is the story of what happened next.

Opinion: Latest Brexit legal challenge will not be ‘back door’ to Single Market | University of Cambridge #EU #europe #freetrade

Opinion: Latest Brexit legal challenge will not be ‘back door’ to Single Market

Elvis is alive and the Moon landings were faked: the (conspiracy) theory of everything | University of Cambridge #digital #society #democracy #internet #humanities

Elvis is alive and the Moon landings were faked: the (conspiracy) theory of everything

Opinion: Thirty years on as 'new Cold War' looms, US and Russia should remember the Rekyjavik summit | University of Cambridge #history #politics

Opinion: Thirty years on as 'new Cold War' looms, US and Russia should remember the Rekyjavik summit

Opinion: The science, drugs and tech pushing our brains to new limits | University of Cambridge #smart #neuroscience

The science, drugs and tech pushing our brains to new limits - Combined with developments in engineering, machine learning and computing this new research is helping humans keep pace with the rapid rise of artificial intelligence.

Internet censorship: making the hidden visible | University of Cambridge #digital #media #society #technology

censoring the internet research paper Internet censorship: making the hidden visible

The Whistle: verifying digital evidence of human rights violations | University of Cambridge #society #humanities #media

The Whistle: verifying digital evidence of human rights violations

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