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Genome editing: a scientific revolution

A distinguished panel of experts from four leading bioscience research institutes come together during this year’s Cambridge Science Festival next month to discuss and respond to public questions about the current and future applications of genome editing – a process by which sections of DNA are removed or replaced.

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Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein predicts

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

New window on the universe is opened with the observation of gravitational waves – ripples in spacetime – caused by the collision of two black holes.

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AstraZeneca and MedImmune enter consortium to find new treatments for chronic kidney disease

AstraZeneca and its global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, announced that they have entered into a collaboration with the University of Michigan and Eli Lilly to identify new therapeutic targets for the treatment of chronic kidney diseases (CKD).

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Cambridge for Refugees fundraising event: appeal for sponsors

Cambridge for Refugees fundraising event: appeal for sponsorship

Cambridge residents who have come together to help refugees are seeking sponsorship from local businesses for an event in April that aims to raise at least £10,000.

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$1 million grant secured for the study of alternative finance

One million dollar grant secured for the study of alternative finance

CME Group Foundation grants $1 million to support the study of alternative finance by Cambridge Judge Business School. The University’s Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance will study crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending.

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Somersault is 'Backing the Best' with Sport England

Somersault recently worked with Sport England to produce a film and new brand identity that will help to publicise its 'Backing the Best' scheme.

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Smart City infographic

How smart solutions can support City Deal plans

Practical smart city solutions set to transform the journeys of people living and working in the Cambridge region will be showcased today (Friday).

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Addenbrooke's Hospital today

ACT celebrates 250 years of corporate support

As Addenbrooke's Hospital marks its 250th anniversary, Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT) holds an event to celebrate 250 years of corporate support.

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Ed van Wezel

Hi-Tec CEO shares knowledge in Cambridge

The CEO of Hi-Tec Sports will discuss his experiences running a multinational company during a public talk in Cambridge on Monday (15 February at 6pm).

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Latvian visitors to CDP

The secret to successful innovation - Latvian entrepreneurs visit CDP

A group of 30 Latvian entrepreneurs visited Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP) recently as part of an international Venture Camp programme, which aims to mentor and advise entrepreneurs and academics, and includes visits to key innovative companies to learn from their successful processes and approaches.

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Cresset Discovery Services provides drug design to Medicines for Malaria Venture

Cresset Discovery Services. provider of contract research services for early phase discovery, and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) enter into a collaborative agreement to use computer-aided drug discovery to identify back-up compounds for a recently discovered molecule in MMV’s portfolio.

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Iceni Therapeutics logo

Angie Moyes designs logo for Iceni Therapeutics

Angie Moyes of fuz has designed the logo for Iceni Therapeutics, a new Cambridge spin-out company created to explore the commercial development of IP from the Gurdon Institute in Cambridge.

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Charities - how to avoid disaster

Martyn Robinson of Hewitsons presents two essential lessons for all charities from the collapse of Kids Company.

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Lawyer Emma Spencer

New real estate lawyer joins Penningtons Manches in Cambridge

Lawyer Emma Spencer has joined the real estate team in the Cambridge office of Penningtons Manches LLP from a Home Counties law firm. Emma’s appointment follows that of real estate partner, Sarah Coates, who joined in September 2015 to establish the firm’s Cambridge commercial and residential property offering.

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How Microsoft and Novartis created Assess MS

From gaming system to medical breakthrough: how Microsoft and Novartis created Assess MS

When Microsoft released the Kinect system for playing Xbox video games about five years ago, it attracted the interest of an unlikely source: the healthcare company Novartis.

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Partnership supports children create homes for wildlife

Partnership supports children to create homes for wildlife

The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire (BCN) and the Cambridge Building Society have teamed up to encourage youngsters to think about the type of nature in their gardens and create homes for the wildlife they might encounter.

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(Guaranteed) power to the people

(Guaranteed) power to the people

The Scientific Alliance compares two major energy projects.

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Ubisense launches largest ever myWorld deployment

Ubisense Group plc, a leader in enterprise location intelligence solutions, has successfully deployed its most significant myWorld installation to-date. The rollout to several thousand employees at one of the largest gas and electric utilities in North America integrated data from over 30 unique data sources into a live operating view of the Utility’s networks.

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SynBio Fund-supported bioluminescent art project 'Lo Lamento' features on BBC Cambridgeshire

BBC Cambridgeshire features an artistic collaboration between Anton Kan and Bernardo Pollack in the University of Cambridge Department of Plant Sciences and conceptual fashion designer Victoria Geany, inspired by a SynBio Fund-supported project on bioluminescent bacteria.

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e-Luminate festival returns to Cambridge Judge from 12-17 Feb

e-Luminate Festival returns to Cambridge Judge from 12-17 February

Cambridge Judge Business School’s historic building will light up as part of the e-Luminate Cambridge Festival again this year. The annual festival, now running for the fourth year, offers a unique opportunity to discover the richness and diversity of Cambridge’s iconic buildings and public spaces – literally in a new light!

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