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Cambridge University

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, ALSO known as the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, England, is one of the oldest universities in the world. The first record of scholastic activity at Cambridge is from 1209, when the future city was only a trading post of the Romans. Recently, Cambridge University opened a state—of—the—art research facility for stem cell science.

Over the centuries since 1209, the university has undergone numerous renovations in mission and philosophy. The current university has developed since 1945, with the end of World War II. A major boon occurred in 1951, when Cambridge was declared an official city. The “Cambridge Phenomenon” followed, whereby many scientific industry firms were founded within Cambridge and in the outskirts. Many of these firms were established based on principles developed in ...

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