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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
TRB team - socially distanced working

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly swept across the globe, affecting the lives of billions of people worldwide, and having a negative impact on many industries. However, for some there have been opportunities to continue working under careful conditions and turn their expertise to tackling the societal effects of the virus. International...

30-07-2020
Matthew Potter

Last Saturday (25 July 2020),  the UK Government announced (with less than six hours’ notice) that people arriving to the UK from Spain would be required to enter into a 14 day quarantine, a move which is expected to impact on 1.2 million Britons this August alone.

30-07-2020
 Jesús Zurdo, Global Head Bioproduction Business Unit, Horizon Discovery

TrueBinding signs multi-product commercial-use licence to develop stable, antibody-expressing cell lines using Horizon’s gene-edited CHO GS knockout platform.

30-07-2020
test tubes, one of which is full_The importance of diagnostics in pandemic preparedness

While the world waits for a vaccine to be developed and approved for use against the COVID-19 virus, the best measure to identify, slow and prevent the spread of the virus is to test.

30-07-2020
boy standing on his head in the park_ Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay

Cambridge City Council is organising a programme of fun and affordable activities to keep families and young people moving throughout the summer school holidays.

30-07-2020
  Artist's impression of a quantum metrology device  Credit: Hugo Lepage

Scientists have found that a physical property called ‘quantum negativity’ can be used to take more precise measurements of everything from molecular distances to gravitational waves.

30-07-2020

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner will visit a Cambridge boxing gym that punches above its weight as it re-opens its doors for the first time since the Covid shutdown.

30-07-2020
a bank of test tubes

MRC is pleased to announce a new Experimental Medicine Panel, which will meet regularly to enhance the MRC’s current translational offering.

30-07-2020
IGS has seen more demand for root vegetables and fruits in recent months as vertically farmed crops diversify

Agri-TechE brings together Controlled Environment Agriculture technologists, producers and investors to discuss the current landscape and promising developments for an online event on 10 September 2020.

29-07-2020
Spotta team

Investors have rewarded the commercial success of Spotta's smart pest systems with a $1.18 million seed funding round.

29-07-2020

Employers might be surprised to find that permanent working from home can be quite different to the temporary set up of recent months. If you’re considering making your business fully remote, read the latest blog from HR Dept first.

29-07-2020
Ofcom logo

Ofcom has announced key changes which affect WiFi across the UK which will have a strong positive impact on the provision of WiFi services for businesses, venues, events, and the hospitality industry.

29-07-2020
TLC Medical are the 4th appointed distributor for SAFIRA in the United States

Medovate, the medical device development company, has concluded an agreement with Iowa based TLC Medical to act as an additional exclusive distributor for its FDA cleared SAFIRA™ (SAFer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia) innovation in the United States of America.

29-07-2020

With the expansion of two of Biocair’s North American facilities, the company’s offerings in the US have increased substantially.

29-07-2020
Man pointing at an empty white wall

Business consultancy is one of those professions which has gained a certain notoriety in the public imagination.

29-07-2020

Cresset, innovative provider of computational solutions and services for small molecule drug discovery and design is pleased to announce the formation of a Scientific Advisory Board who will provide guidance to the Cresset science team in their research.

29-07-2020

Increased collaboration aims to develop stem cell therapies for COVID-19 and future pandemic diseases.

29-07-2020

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