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‘Fingerprint database’ could help scientists to identify new cancer culprits

Scientists in Cambridge and London have developed a catalogue of DNA mutation ‘fingerprints’ that could help doctors pinpoint the environmental culprit responsible for a patient’s tumour – including showing some of the fingerprints left in lung tumours by specific chemicals found in tobacco smoke.

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Variations in the ‘fogginess’ of the universe identify a milestone in cosmic history

Large differences in the ‘fogginess’ of the early universe were caused by islands of cold gas left behind when the universe heated up after the big bang, according to an international team of astronomers.

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Knife crime: assault data can help forecast fatal stabbings

Knife crime data from a 12-month period could be used to help forecast the London neighbourhoods most likely to suffer a fatal stabbing the following year, according to latest research.

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IT Governance releases packaged GDPR solutions

IT Governance, the leading global provider of cyber security, cyber risk and privacy management solutions, has released two General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance solution packages designed to help organisations get to grips with the GDPR, implement industry best practice and manage their compliance activities in a more streamlined and consistent manner.

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PitPat, the UK's #1 pet activity tracker, makes its television debut

To celebrate the launch of PitPat Life, a new monthly subscription service that rewards happy and healthy dogs, PitPat has featured on London Live's ‘Making it Big' show.

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Top tips on cyber security

Pure’s spring series of Director Insights sessions, held in partnership with Grant Thornton, looked at the subject of cyber security and shared expert insight on the steps organisations can take to identify and guard against cyber crime.

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Don’t fail at the final hurdle – why hashtags matter

Jane Kroese, Account Director at KISS, writes: I recently attended a global tech event and at each stand I visited I was bombarded with a bundle of marketing info, some great freebies and some even savvier sales talk. But, as I was tweeting my way round, I was surprised at the lack of ‘on stand’ awareness of twitter handles or campaign hashtags.

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Qualcomm launches Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, today announced the Qualcomm® Smart Cities Accelerator Programme. The programme will bring together a diverse community of companies that utilise Qualcomm Technologies’ products to provide a solutions-focused website specifically for Smart Cities applications around the world.

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Special discount available for high calibre Health Horizons conference

An exclusive 30% discount is on offer for Health Horizons, a conference focusing on the future of the healthcare industry, which takes place on 26 and 27 June at Cambridge Corn Exchange.

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Take part in Stansted Airport's business travel survey

How often do you travel for business, and where are the most important destinations? London Stansted Airport is interested in finding out more about the priorities for Eastern region companies so it can assess the demand for corporate travel and understand how best to focus its efforts in securing new routes.

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Researcher at Anglia Ruskin awarded IOC grant

An Anglia Ruskin University project examining the entrepreneurial legacy of the Olympic Games in two cities, London and Rio de Janeiro, has received funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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Deloitte CFO Survey: Long-term Brexit concerns reach all-time high

Eight in ten CFOs (81%) say they expect the long-term business environment to be worse as a result of the UK leaving the EU, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO Survey. This is the highest level since the EU referendum in 2016.

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Comment on village design guides

Residents can now comment on locally-specific design guidance in seven South Cambridgeshire villages, as part of a ground-breaking planning initiative.

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160419 Cambridge & FTSE AIM 100 Index Movement

Cambridge Index adds 0.7%

The Cambridge Index advanced 170.9 points or 0.7% to close at 25232.5, as six of the top ten Index heavyweights posted weekly gains to their share prices.

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NIHR Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative: Seedcorn Competition 2019 now open

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Brain Injury MedTech Co-operative is pleased to launch the Seedcorn Funding Competition 2019.

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Fellowship awarded for electron devices research

Dr Chen Jiang has been awarded a PhD Student Fellowship from the IEEE Electron Devices Society.

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The Indie No 4

Explore Independent Cambridge in the latest edition of 'The Indie'

Independent Cambridge - which champions the city's best independent traders, venues and events through its thriving community - has just published the fourth edition of The Indie, its full-colour tabloid magazine, published to promote indie people and businesses in Cambridge and the surrounding area.

15/04/2019Read in full

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Tame your computer - keep your Options open

In her regular series for Cambridge Network members, software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she warns users not to ignore Clippy in disguise (Microsoft Office)...

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Central banker is first to ride a solar-powered bike across the Sahara

Simon Milward (MBA 2008) was working in international development before he enrolled at Cambridge Judge Business School and started his own business in solar energy. Now, Simon is at the Bank of England. Here, Simon talks about his time in Cambridge and his career...

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Dr Sarah Ballard

A balanced marketing diet

kdm communications' Account director Dr Sarah Ballard blogs this week about a balanced marketing diet.

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