Cambridge in North American News

Cambridge alumni and faculty are often asked to comment on the news of the day by prominent news media, most recently in Newsweek, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, WIRED and NPR.


The Washington Post
February 23, 2024
Whose declared existential risk is a bigger threat, Biden's or Trump’s?
SJ Beard is interviewed about existential risks and the US elections. 

February 19, 2024
Would You Live in a City That Forced You to Exercise?
Coverage of work from Anna Boldina on urban infrastructure for physical activity. 

February 11, 2024
Researchers reveal lost library of Charles Darwin for the first time
Charles Darwin’s impressive library has been virtually reassembled.


The Wall Street Journal
January 29, 2024
‘The Balanced Brain’ Review: It’s All in Your Head
The WSJ reviews Dr. Camilla Nord's new book on mental health.

January 22, 2024
AI-Generated Fake News is Coming to an Election Near You
Professor Sander van der Linden writes an op-ed about AI-generated fake news.

January 8, 2024
The New Digital Dark Age
Op-ed by Gina Neff, Executive Director of the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy at Cambridge, about the new digital 'dark age' of disinformation.

January 17, 2024
James Webb Telescope detects earliest known black hole — it's really big for its age
Roberto Maiolino, an astrophysicist at Cambridge, is interviewed about his 'black hole' discovery.

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