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AstraZeneca to create stand-alone company for small molecule early-stage antibiotic R&D

In line with AstraZeneca’s strategy to sharpen its focus on three main therapy areas, the company is changing the structure of its small molecule early-stage anti-infectives research and development.

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FlexEnable showcases flexible electronics technology platform at Mobile World Congress

FlexEnable, the leader in the development and industrialisation of flexible organic electronics, will showcase its flexible electronics technology platform for mobile and wearable applications for the first time at next week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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VNC® now available for Raspberry Pi

RealVNC, the original developer and provider of VNC® remote access and control software has announced that Raspberry Pi enthusiasts will be able to securely and seamlessly access their Pi using VNC.

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New drug-driving offence in force from 2 March 2015

A new offence will come into force on Monday in England to combat driving where a driver has certain drugs in his or her body above the limit permitted by law. It will mirror existing excess alcohol cases where the simple presence of alcohol above the permitted level creates the offence, explains Transport lawyer Tim Ridyard.

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Top young illustrators get chance to shine

The work of some the UK’s most talented young illustrators has gone on show in Cambridge, with the launch of the MA Children’s Book Illustration graduation exhibition at Anglia Ruskin University.

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Does solar energy have a bright future?

A new report says that solar energy is set to be the cheapest option in some parts of the world, says The Scientific Alliance.

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Sleeping over eight hours a day associated with greater risk of stroke

People who sleep for more than eight hours a day have an increased risk of stroke, according to a study by the University of Cambridge – and this risk doubles for older people who persistently sleep longer than average. However, the researchers say it is unclear why this association exists and call for further research to explore the link.

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Million man study examines long-term effects of blocking inflammation

Inflammation – the body’s response to damaging stimuli – may have a protective effect against cardiovascular disease, according to a study just published in the journal Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

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New genomics-driven surveillance to track crop diseases

UK scientists from The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), John Innes Centre (JIC), The Sainsbury Laboratory (TSL) and the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) have developed a new robust and rapid genomics strategy to track the devastating wheat yellow rust pathogen.

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Cambridge Trauma Conference is aimed at health care professionals

Following last year’s extremely successful Cambridge Trauma Conference, Addenbrooke's Post Graduate Medical Centre is delighted to bring you another in its wake – in a similar format yet with totally new content. The event takes place on 12th and 13th March 2015 at The Møller Centre, Storey’s Way, Cambridge.

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