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Amazing feet of science: Researchers sequence the centipede genome

What it lacks in genes, it certainly makes up for in legs: the genome of the humble centipede has been found to have around 15,000 genes – around 7,000 fewer than a human.

27/11/2014Read in full

Cambridge to help UK’s quantum leap in secure communications

Leading researchers from UK universities and industry have come together to exploit fundamental laws of quantum physics for the development of secure communication technologies and services for consumer, commercial and government markets. Cambridge has won funding to help this important technical development as we all strive to keep the UK at the leading edge in communications.

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Birketts named as Pride of Essex Awards winner for CSR work

Leading East of England solicitors, Birketts, received an award for its corporate social responsibility work at this week’s prestigious Pride of Essex Awards.

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Huppert backs campaign to drop the learning tax

Cambridge MP Julian Huppert has backed a campaign to “drop the learning tax” calling on the government to refund hundreds of thousands of pounds of VAT charged to Cambridge’s sixth form colleges

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Sepura milestone is reached

Sepura delivers a quarter of a million radios to German Public Safety market

Sepura has announced the delivery of its 250,000th TETRA radio terminal to German public safety organisations.

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TGAC and JIC identify new genetic markers to combat yellow rust disease in wheat

A new study has been released, identifying genetic markers that signal resistance to the wheat yellow rust pathogen.

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New eLife 'Hangout On Air 'showcases outstanding papers and their early-career authors

Please join eLife on Monday December 8 (4pm GMT) to hear from the authors of three promising studies on the link between gut bacteria and arthritis, the structure of a receptor playing a key role in development, and a diagnostic tool capable of distinguishing between different types of enteric fever.

27/11/2014Read in full

Conference considers the future of sensors for health and wellbeing

The future of medical and pharmaceutical sensors looks healthy and strong, according to the line-up of industry experts at this week’s Cambridge Wireless Healthcare SIG, held in partnership with One Nucleus.

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EACH launches the nook appeal

EACH launches the nook appeal

In the presence of Royal Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, EACH has appealed to the people of Norfolk and the surrounding areas to raise £10 million for the nook, a new purpose-built hospice in the heart of the county.

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M&S Simply Food opens new store at Stansted Airport

M&S Simply Food opens new store at Stansted Airport

M&S Simply Food has opened its first ever store at Stansted Airport.

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Health and Safety Award

Z-Tech’s team wins Gold Safety award for Cottam Power Station outage

Z-Tech’s team received the Gold Safety award for excellent Health and Safety performance at a yearly planned outage at EDF’s Cottom Power Station this month.

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Trade Mission Abu Dhabi & Dubai 2014: mission accomplished

Trade Mission Abu Dhabi & Dubai 2014: mission accomplished

Santander’s latest Breakthrough International Trade Mission touched down in the cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai where delegates received first-hand advice on entering this dynamic export market.

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Cambridge businesses object to proposed increases to off-street parking charges

A new survey has revealed deep concerns from Cambridge businesses at the City Council’s intention to increase off-street parking charges by 2.5% for 2015/16.

26/11/2014Read in full

Big Yellow Henley Rd site

Big Yellow takes Henley Road warehouse in Cambridge after 14 year search

The Big Yellow Self Storage Company Ltd, represented by Bidwells, has exchanged contracts to buy the freehold of a vacant industrial unit on Henley Road in Cambridge from a private client advised by Savills.

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Determined supporter made Champion of Alzheimer's Research UK

Determined supporter made Champion of Alzheimer's Research UK

Chris Elsley, from Croydon, near Royston, has been made a Champion of Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, based in Great Abington.

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Time is only sometimes on your side

Time is only sometimes on your side

A paper that takes a provocative look at time, co-authored by Shaz Ansari of Cambridge Judge Business School, has been named Best International Paper by the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management.

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Drones, robotics, 3D printed designs, smart materials…

Drones, robotics, 3D printed designs, smart materials…

…these are just some of the ideas that the Mind Your Head Teams will be presenting at the final of 'Mind Your Head' on the evening of Friday 28 November at the University Technical College Cambridge.

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Amgen and AstraZeneca announce positive results from final trial of psoriasis treatment

Study met all primary endpoints against Stelara® (ustekinumab)and placebo. Three pivotal studies form the basis for global regulatory filings, planned for 2015.

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CRC’s winning construction students

Charity Woodwork Company succeeds in national business competition

Construction students at Cambridge Regional College have beaten hundreds of students across the country to take third place in a national business competition.

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 Lock, Lord Ashcroft, Hacker Hughes, Fossey, Thorne

Hub will become home of veterans’ research

A research hub set to become the "recognised home of authoritative information on veterans" was officially launched at the House of Commons yesterday (Tuesday).

26/11/2014Read in full

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