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Op-Ed: Saturated fat OK? Do Harvard and Cambridge include feet in mouth?

Sydney - What the world really needs now is a really 200 percent contradictory health message, overturning years of medical advice and research. New Harvard and Cambridge research says that saturated fats are not “linked to a greater risk of heart disease.”

Harvard sophomore charged with email 'bomb hoax'

Cambridge - Monday Digital Journal reported an evacuation at Harvard University following an email bomb threat. Later in the day it turned out to be a hoax and Wednesday one 20-year-old student, Eldo Kim, is accused of being responsible and charged.

Guilty man wants to return books he took 25 years ago

Cambridge - Spaniard Iñaki Buenaposada studied English in Cambridge in the UK some 25 years ago, when he was just 16. He took some books from what he thought was garbage and kept them, but now wishes to return them.

MIT police officer killed, 'active shooter' near Stata Center

Cambridge - Reports are coming in from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of a shooter near Building 32, also called the Stata Center. An MIT police officer has been shot and killed. This breaking news story will be updated as more information is available.

Scientists work to preserve Aramaic language spoken by Jesus

Cambridge - British scientists have been attempting to preserve Aramaic, a Semitic language related to Hebrew and Arabic, once spoken by Jesus Christ. A professor of linguistics is now making recordings of the language.

Cycling: Tour de France 2014 — Three stages in UK unveiled

Following the December announcement that the 2014 Tour de France would start in Yorkshire, UK, the Tour de France organisers have now revealed a number of British stages in the 2014 Tour de France schedule.

DNA researcher Leonard Lerman dies

Molecular biologist Leonard Lerman has died. He was noted for his research into the structure of DNA and the way in which proteins are produced.

Video: Woman & child step off platform & fall on subway tracks

Cambridge - CCTV cameras in the Boston-area subway caught the scene as a woman walks off the platform, falling on the tracks, holding her 4-year-old child. Commuters came to the rescue.

School trials iPads in exams - apes try them out in a Miami zoo

Future schools might be using iPads to replace pen and paper exams. UK Cambridge International Examinations Board has piloted the idea in a mock exam. At the same time, orang-u-tans are using the touch screen device to aid communication in a US zoo.

158th Boat Race halted by protester in the Thames

Oxford and Cambridge were going neck and neck until suddenly the Cambridge boat stopped. They had spotted the head of a person swimming in the Thames right near Oxford's oars. The video of the incident is going viral on many news sites.

Review: British rock legends UFO still not resting on their laurels Special

Cambridge - UK legendary rockers UFO, performed in the university town of Cambridge on Thursday, beginning a 16-date tour of the UK. The concert produced the obvious mix of experience, raw talent and hard rock charisma one expects from such a long-established act.

Student suffers heart attack in exam, still earns university spot

Cambridge - An 18-year-old Malaysian student recently received a place at Sydney University in Australia, despite suffering a heart attack during one of his A-level exams.

William and Kate on Parliament Hill for Canada Day

Ottawa - Roayl couple William and Kate presented flags to new Canadians at a citizenship ceremony, and then attended celebrations on Parliament Hill to mark Canada Day during their visit.

Math genius who refused $1 million says he can control universe

Saint Petersburg - Imagine being able to control the universe? That is what Russian mathematician, Dr. Grigori Perelman, said he's capable of doing after breaking his silence in a recent media interview.

Fans queue overnight for King's College Choir Christmas service

Cambridge - Music lovers determined to get a seat for the King’s College Choir’s Christmas service spent the night in a queue outside the gates.

Op-Ed: Home education student, 14, offered place at Cambridge

Arran Fernandez, the young math prodigy from Surrey, has qualified for a place at the famous Cambridge University, making him the youngest student for 200 years. The previous was William Pitt the Younger, a Prime Minister during the Napoleonic era.

Op-Ed: Obama, Gates, Crowley and the Quickest Beer Ever

So Dr. Skippy "Oops" Gates, Enabler-in-Chief Barack Obama and the fine upstanding Sgt. James F. Crowley will all be Bud buddies and talk about racial profiling. Sgt. Crowley could give seminars on the subject. In fact, he does. Gonna be a quick beer.

Op-Ed: Ghanaian Scholar Claims Gates Hates Whites and Native Africans

Dr. Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., a Bronx-based Ghanain scholar, stated on his blog that he was both amused and not surprised by the events surrounding Dr. Gates, and claims that the Black Studies scholar not only hates whites, but Native Africans as well.

Op-Ed: Did a Harvard Professor Create a Racial Incident?

Harvard Prof. Henry Louis Gates, Jr, the pre-eminent U.S. black scholar, claimed racial profiling after his arrest by Cambridge Police on disorderly conduct charges. The blogosphere is now exploding with charges of racism. UPDATE: Charges dropped by CPD.

Five-Minute Test Could Pinpoint Early Dementia

A new test for Alzheimer's disease could take as little as five minutes to complete. Researchers at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge have come up with the screening test that proves to be more accurate than many other tests.

Successful treatment of peanut allergy

It appears that a way has been found to ‘cure’ peanut allergies. British scientists administered peanut flour to a group of children with peanut allergies.

'Ragging' of students in Cambridge University exposed

In Cambridge University, first year students at their initial days are often asked to drink water containing a live goldfish, eat raw squids and wear kippers around necks in the name of “ragging,” according to university's student newspaper.

Poll: Half of Cambridge University Students Cheat and Use Wikipedia as Main Source

A student newspaper poll found that half of Cambridge University students admit to cheating on an exam or submitting an essay they found using Google search (or Wikipedia).

Cambridge students 'working as call girls'

Female students at Cambridge University are working as strippers, prostitutes and escorts in order to pay for the tuition and living expenses according to the University’s student newspaper Varsity.

Arrest Warrant Yields 123 Stolen Parking Meters

Cambridge, MA police, serving an arrest warrant to the occupant of a second floor apartment, found the 123 parking meters that have been stolen from two towns over the past year.
 

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Cambridge has a large Chinese community. Here they parade through the city centre  by one of the uni...
Cambridge has a large Chinese community. Here they parade through the city centre, by one of the university arches, with their colourful dress and props.
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UFO at The Junction  Cambridge - March 15 2012
UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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UFO at The Junction  Cambridge - March 15 2012
UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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UFO at The Junction  Cambridge - March 15 2012
UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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UFO at The Junction  Cambridge - March 15 2012
UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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Cambridge, Ontario couple photographs UFO.
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UFO at The Junction  Cambridge - March 15 2012
UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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The historic architecture of King's College in Cambridge. The third UK stage of the Tour de France 2014 will depart Cambridge and head south through Essex to London.
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The Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge.
The Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge.
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UFO at The Junction  Cambridge - March 15 2012
UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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The Eagle pub in Cambridge with graffiti of World War II airmen covering the ceiling.
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UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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The Stata Center on MIT campus
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UFO at The Junction, Cambridge - March 15 2012
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