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Even before Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of CRISPR-Cas9, genome editing had become a household name. With the technology increasingly being used in life science research, the need to collate and organise these datasets is becoming increasingly clear.

23-11-2020
Dr Hisham Ziauddeen

Cambridge psychiatrist Dr Hisham Ziauddeen has been honoured by The Royal College of Psychiatrists for his communication skills at their prestigious national awards, held online for this first time this year.

23-11-2020

Spurred on by recent concerns about foreign investment in certain sensitive UK Tech and other strategic sectors, on 11th November the Government published the National Security and Investment Bill (the Bill), which very significantly expands the Government’s powers in relation to transactions which may have an impact on national security....

23-11-2020
Footprints Café is a social venture in Cambodia founded by former Cambridge Judge Business School student Georgina Hemmingway

Footprints Café, a social venture supported by Cambridge Judge Business School, is included in the Lonely Planet Best in Travel List 2021 for its focus on community.

23-11-2020
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While the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution may still be in its early days, there is already one undeniable similarity to the smartphone revolution - the Arm ecosystem is the driving force behind both.

23-11-2020
Earthquake risk in Kathmandu: research from the Collective Programme will support socially inclusive and physically resilient reconstruction.

UKRI has announced 141 new international development research projects.

23-11-2020

Closed Loop Medicine (CLM), a clinical stage therapeutics company developing drug + digital combination products, announces that the first patient has been recruited into its pivotal clinical trial investigating CLM’s integrated precision care solution for patients with hypertension.

23-11-2020

Cambridge's leading music venue and the largest concert hall in the East of England, the Cambridge Corn Exchange, will be running a programme of socially-distanced concerts from January 2021, it has been announced.

23-11-2020
Ditton Lane Cross City Cycling project is complete

The final piece of a new first-class cycling route that will make it safer and easier for people to travel into Cambridge has been completed.

23-11-2020
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The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has published its review of data-intensive bioscience.

23-11-2020

Government funding being made available will enable tech start-ups like R4DAR Technologies to bring their innovative products to market much faster.

23-11-2020

How to power up your productivity and work on your wellbeing, all in one easy trick, writes Simon Hall.

22-11-2020
Image: Affordable homes in the Norfolk village of Great Ryburgh, part of the North Norfolk District-Wide Affordable Housing Strategy (credit: Broadland Housing Association)

An innovative approach to affordable housing delivery in North Norfolk has been declared the overall winner at the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) East of England Regional Awards for 2020.

20-11-2020
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Fugaku—the Arm technology-based supercomputer jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu—was awarded the number one spot on the Top500 list for the second time in a row. This achievement further highlights...

20-11-2020

Darktrace, the world’s leading cyber AI company, has announced that McLaren Racing is using Antigena Email to defend against sophisticated and targeted phishing emails.

20-11-2020

Strong immune responses were demonstrated across all age groups and boosted after a second dose.

20-11-2020
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DefiniGEN – a provider of human cell products and services – has closed a £3.25 million funding round to accelerate its next phase of growth. This includes £2 million from BGF, the UK’s most active investor, alongside its existing consortium of investors led by 24Haymarket.

20-11-2020

While most tech businesses have been busy managing the impact of the pandemic over recent months, the date on which the proposed changes to the off-payroll working rules (known as “IR35”) come into force has been edging nearer and nearer.  As far as we know at the current time, those changes will come into force on 6 April 2021 (having been...

20-11-2020
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St Mary's School, Cambridge, has become a finalist in the 'STEM Initiative of the Year' category, having been chosen from hundreds of entries for the 2020 Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards. 

20-11-2020

Despite a drop in deal volumes in Q2 2020 caused by Covid-19, M&A and investment in the UK Tech Sector bounced back strongly in Q3 2020 and market analysts are predicting strong levels of activity in 2021 and beyond, says Greenwoods.

20-11-2020

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