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A genetic study in Asian women, led by Malaysian scientists in collaboration with Singapore and the University of Cambridge, has revealed that a genetic tool developed to help assess breast cancer risk in European women also works in Asian women. This could help address the rising incidence of breast cancer in Asia.

03-08-2020
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New research has found that paying greater attention to internal bodily sensations can increase our appreciation of our own bodies.

03-08-2020
University of Cambridge, Judge Business School

One of the biggest and scariest challenges of public speaking is the off-the-cuff talk. Business Communications Consultant Simon Hall offers a three tip trick to help master it...

02-08-2020

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published guidance on how to ensure data protection compliance when deploying artificial intelligence (AI).

31-07-2020
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Top 100 law firm Birketts has helped Zedify secure investment from a group of private investors led by Green Angel Syndicate.

31-07-2020
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Cambridge Cleantech is bringing back its popular pitching-and-investment day for cleantech start-ups in a new online format this November.

31-07-2020

The UK has left the EU and is currently in the transition period which will end on 31 December 2020. Businesses should take action now to start preparing for new trading rules which will be in effect from January 2021. 

31-07-2020
Howard Archer

The EY ITEM Club expects the Bank of England to adopt a “wait and see” approach on the UK economy and that it will sit tight on monetary policy at the August meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). 

31-07-2020
St John Ambulance volunteers Melanie Godefroy (L) and Vanessa Chittock.

A clinician who is helping to lead the battle against Covid-19 at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has praised a loyal team of volunteers saying: “We couldn’t do it without them.”

31-07-2020
The Fluidity One‑W Serum

Fluidic Analytics, a five-year old company based in Cambridge, UK, has announced the global launch of the Fluidity One‑W Serum.  The new instrument provides quantitative insights into the antibody response to COVID‑19 that cannot easily be obtained with traditional antibody tests. The Fluidity One‑W Serum has been developed to allow researchers...

31-07-2020

Researchers have engineered a new mouse model for studying glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.

31-07-2020
Inside the new Marshall  NL office

Marshall  Aerospace and Defence Group’s Netherlands business is this week moving to larger and smarter new  office  facilities  in  Katwijk,  two  miles from Leiden.

31-07-2020
EACH in Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) is to reopen a further three shops, with those that unlocked doors on Monday (27 July) across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex recording a highly successful day of sales.

31-07-2020
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Olly Cooper, Account Manager at KISS, writes: "With the explosion in influencer marketing - the industry was worth $2bn in 2017 and is set to reach $15bn by 2022 - I often describe social media as a bit like...

30-07-2020

Taylor Weessing has advised long-standing client and early-stage VC fund Dawn Capital on its investment as part of a £51.2 million Series C fundraising round for Quantexa.

30-07-2020
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The first ever virtual edition of Prudential RideLondon – the world’s greatest festival of cycling – will take place on 15 and 16 August to celebrate cycling and raise funds to help save the UK’s charities.

30-07-2020

Anthias Consulting is continuing to support its customers through a range of training options which now includes Blended Learning.

30-07-2020

A study has revealed that tumours can evade the immune system by telling immune cells to produce immunosuppressive steroids. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, and MRC Cancer Unit, discovered that immune T cells from mouse skin and breast tumours secrete steroids, and that...

30-07-2020
Imogen after her haircut

Imogen Clements, a pupil at St Mary’s Junior School, Cambridge, had her hair cut on Friday 3 July and donated it to the Little Princess Trust in memory of friend Eilish, who sadly died of cancer when she was four and a half years old.

30-07-2020
 Jason Fitzpatrick with the Limted Edition backers edition of Elite Dangerous and an original 5.25" Floppy disk from the early 80s.

Cambridge-based video game developer and publisher, Frontier Developments plc is sponsoring the Centre for Computing History to help lend support to the museum’s ambitious video game preservation project.

30-07-2020

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