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New manufacturing technique could enable design of hybrid glasses & revolutionise gas storage

A new method of manufacturing glass could lead to the production of ‘designer glasses’ with applications in advanced photonics, while also facilitating industrial scale carbon capture and storage. An international team of researchers, writing in the journal Nature Communications, reports how they have managed to use a relatively new family of sponge-like porous materials to develop new hybrid glasses.

01/09/2015Read in full

Trekkers make their way across the dunes of the Sahara desert

Two’s company…in the Sahara!

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is on the search for two more adventurous souls, to trek the Sahara desert, alongside eight others including its CEO, Dr Lynn Morgan.

01/09/2015Read in full

What are the benefits of a part-time FD?

Any MBA or business studies course will point out the importance of having a properly controlled and well disciplined accounting function. There have been many catalogued disasters where lack of this vital process has resulted in the ultimate demise of the largest of organisations let alone the new start-up. How better to protect yourself than to employ a full time or part-time FD?

01/09/2015Read in full

XZR400TS trace oxygen analyzers

Trace oxygen analyzer from Michell meets demand for accuracy in cryogenic air separation

The XZ400TS series oxygen analyzer has proved itself to be a valuable instrument for quality control in cryogenic air separation. A leading European industrial gas company carried out tests with the instrument and it reliably operated at an accuracy of 0.1ppmV using a 10.5ppmV test gas, with the unit displaying exactly 10.5ppmV.

01/09/2015Read in full

Karen Roem

Is it time to upgrade to Windows 10?

Software training expert Karen Roem sounds a note of caution as Microsoft Windows 10 is being offered to Windows users free of charge.

01/09/2015Read in full

WaveFX films at Top Gear track

WaveFX films at 'Top Gear' track

Cambridge video company WaveFX was commissioned to film a very special day for Reynaers as they competed to top the converted leaderboard at the Top Gear track.

01/09/2015Read in full

CV tips for school and college leavers

Pure Resourcing offers CV tips for school and college leavers

Pure Resourcing Solutions says: Congratulations to everyone who has received their A Level or GCSE results in the last couple of weeks. For those now looking to get a foot on the career ladder, we’ve put together some top tips for writing your first CV.

31/08/2015Read in full

New opportunities for the autumn? RiverRhee Consulting Newsletter: July - August 2015

In this newsletter, RiverRhee Consulting shares some of their thinking about potential new courses to see if any of them might appeal to you. They've also listed the courses they have scheduled for the Autumn in case you would like to sign up for one of those.

30/08/2015Read in full

Movies on the meadows

Movies on the Meadows kick off Cambridge Film Festival 2015

Don't miss sunset screenings this August Bank Holiday weekend in the most picturesque setting Cambridge has to offer - ten films, six screens, three nights, one river, millions of stars!

28/08/2015Read in full

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Have loads of fun at Lodestar next weekend

Cambridge Network members are offered a special discount on tickets to next week's Lodestar Festival (4-6 September) - the family friendly event featuring world-class acts right on our doorstep.

28/08/2015Read in full

Apple debuts at Number Two spot as worldwide wearables market grows 223.2% in 2Q15, says IDC

(BUSINESS WIRE)--In its first appearance in the wearables market, Apple finds itself within striking distance of the established market leader, Fitbit. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, Apple shipped a total of 3.6 million units in the second quarter of 2015, just 0.8 million units behind Fitbit's 4.4 million units.

28/08/2015Read in full

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FlexiTog puts the warmth into corporate giving

FlexiTog, an international cold store clothing company based in Norfolk, has raised over £1,500 for the Neurosciences Critical Care Unit (NCCU) at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

28/08/2015Read in full

Small business owners seek advice on technology, profitability and funding

To celebrate the launch of Small Business Advice Week next week (31st August – 6th September), new research has revealed that the top three advice topics sought by small business owners in the UK concern technology, profitability and funding.

28/08/2015Read in full

Byte Night Cambridge

Sleep outside and help the homeless on Cambridge Byte Night

Intrepid people from a range of Cambridge Network member companies are preparing to sleep outside at Cambridge Airport on Byte Night (Friday October 2nd) to raise money for Action for Children.

28/08/2015Read in full

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Differences in brain structure and memory suggest adolescents may not ‘grow out of’ ADHD

Young adults diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adolescence show differences in brain structure and perform poorly in memory tests compared to their peers, according to new research from the University of Cambridge, UK, and the University of Oulu, Finland.

28/08/2015Read in full

Plant cells twisting and weaving in 3-D cultures

Cells cling and spiral ‘like vines’ in first 3D tissue scaffold for plants

New cost-effective material which mimics natural ‘extracellular matrix’ has allowed scientists to capture previously unseen behaviour in individual plant cells, including new shapes and interactions. New methods highlight potential developments for plant tissue engineering.

28/08/2015Read in full

'Digital natives’ set to lead new era in family businesses

A digital mindset, entrepreneurial culture and competitive jobs market are combining to revive interest in younger generations in taking on family businesses, according to KPMG Enterprise.

27/08/2015Read in full

SeeSpeak - Accelerate Cambridge start-up launches videophone

SeeSpeak - Accelerate Cambridge start-up launches videophone for the elderly to connect

Families today often find themselves spread across the world, relying on the Internet to communicate regularly via video phones or by Skype on a laptop. But this can be complicated for those who are not comfortable with technology, particularly the elderly.

27/08/2015Read in full

IfTechEx wearable sensors pie chart

Sensors will enable $70bn wearable technology market by 2025, says report

The IDTechEx Research report “Wearable Sensors 2015-2025: Market Forecasts, Technologies, Players” forecasts that wearable sensors will drive the wearable technology market to $70bn by 2025.

27/08/2015Read in full

Bavarian fire brigades choose Sepura

Bavarian fire brigades choose Sepura

Two prestigious contracts have been awarded to Sepura’s long-standing German partner, Selectric GmbH, for the supply of more than 6000 TETRA radios to fire brigades in the regions of Straubing and Passau.

27/08/2015Read in full

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