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Find out what others really earn on UK’s first ever live salary comparison site

East of England recruitment consultancy firm, Pure Resourcing Solutions (Pure), has launched the first live peer-to-peer salary comparison website in the UK. comparemysalary.co.uk is designed to add a greater level of transparency to the taboo workplace conversation topic – how much do people really earn?

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Highest-precision measurement of water in planet outside the solar system

The discovery of water vapour in the atmospheres of three exoplanets includes the most precise measurement of any chemical in a planet outside the solar system, and has major implications for planet formation and the search for water on Earth-like habitable exoplanets in future.

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Huppert celebrates British growth as GDP figures surge

In a double-whammy of good news, Britain has been hailed by the International Monetary Fund as having the fastest growing advanced economy in the world, and had the latest new GDP figures show substantial economic growth. GDP figures released this morning (Friday, 25 July) by the Treasury show solid quarterly growth of 0.8% putting Britain's economy back to the position it was in before the crisis hit in 2008.

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Horizon Discovery and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization to collaborate

Horizon Discovery Group plc, a leading provider of research tools to support translational genomics and the development of personalised medicines, today announced its Horizon CombinatoRx division has been contracted by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC) to perform in vitro cell line screening of certain OPDC development candidate(s). Pursuant to the terms of the contract, Horizon CombinatoRx will be paid $835,000 for work to be substantially completed during 2014.

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Somersault helps to make inaugural Investors in People awards a huge success

The Somersault cameras were on hand recently to capture full coverage of the inaugural Investors in People awards. The event, which was attended by over 400 people, took place at the luxurious Landmark Hotel in London.

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Return of the Blob

Outgoing Environment Secretary Owen Paterson attacks the Green lobby. The Scientific Alliance comments...

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Still time to enter IET's Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award

The IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards are regarded as an accolade within engineering, showcasing some of the UK’s most outstanding talent. They seek to highlight inspirational women and what they have achieved as engineers.

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War poetry given female voice for new app

A new interactive app featuring 45 of Wilfred Owen’s war poems has been released to coincide with the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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Innovative music foundation seeks new talent

The Dosoco Foundation believes that music has the power to change lives. Its vision is to unlock the world through sound and music where worlds need unlocking, and it does this by providing small grants - it made its first round of grants this year. Now it seeks two new visionary volunteers to help drive the organisation forward.

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Age of puberty in girls influenced by 'imprinted' genes

The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by ‘imprinted’ genes, a small sub-set of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent passes on that gene, according to new research published in the journal Nature.

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