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A soft and flexible leech-shaped robot that can climb vertical walls has been developed as part of a collaborative research project.

09-09-2019
  Artist's impression of single-nanowire spectrometer.  Credit: Ella Maru Studio

Scientists have designed an ultra-miniaturised device that could image single cells without the need for a microscope or make chemical fingerprint analysis possible from within a smartphone camera.

09-09-2019
 Dr Jane Osbourn, OBE

Mogrify Ltd, a UK company aiming to transform the development of cell therapies, today announced the appointment of Dr Jane Osbourn, OBE as Chair of the Board. In addition to this role, Dr Osbourn will become a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board and support the Company’s executive team in therapeutic programme selection, industrial partner...

09-09-2019
Sphere Fluidics Cyto-Cellect Human IgGK Detection Kit

Sphere Fluidics, a company commercialising single cell analysis systems underpinned by its patented picodroplet technology, today introduced the Cyto-Cellect™ Human IgGK Detection Kit, to be used in conjunction with the Cyto-Mine® Single Cell Analysis System for rapid and cost-effective measurement of antibody class and productivity in cell...

09-09-2019
Cameron Frayling, CEO of Lightcast

Lightcast Discovery Ltd, an early stage developer of a next-generation microfluidic platform aiming to revolutionise complex cell analysis, today announces that it has raised £1.3 m (USD 1.6m) in seed financing from private investors to develop the capabilities and applications of its platform including continuing to expand its range of pilot...

09-09-2019

Abcam plc, a global leader in the supply of life science research tools, today announces its preliminary results for the 12 months ended 30 June 2019.

09-09-2019
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Using digital OSCE software can improve and bring efficiencies to your OSCE exam processes. However, changing the way you administer your OSCEs may be a daunting prospect.  Speedwell’s eSystem exam software can help to make moving to digital OSCEs as easy and pain-free as possible, while at the same time providing added benefits to your...

09-09-2019
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The UK Brain Banks Network (UKBBN), an initiative led by UKRI’s Medical Research Council, has enhanced its human brain tissue database, a web-based interface that enables researchers to access details of tissue samples from across the network. The database now includes searchable genomic data which allows tissue samples to be selected on the...

09-09-2019
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This year’s Cambridge Film Festival is shaping up to be one of the best yet with a diverse programme that promises to attract audiences of all ages and tastes. The programme includes UK premieres of new features, classic retrospectives, insightful documentaries, discovery titles from the global stage, family favourites, an eclectic array of...

09-09-2019

Is there much difference between a manager and a leader? You bet there is...

08-09-2019
Anglia Ruskin University's New School of Medcine. Uses Speedwell Exam Software

When Anglia Ruskin University's New Medical School was looking for an exam management solution, it turned to Speedwell to help. Read the full case study here...

06-09-2019
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Are you putting off frustrating tasks? Explore how CMResource can improve your work- life balance over a free consultation.

06-09-2019

Strem offers Hafnium Metal Alkylamide ALD Precursors for Emerging Memory Applications.

 

06-09-2019
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A new study has for the first time identified regions of the genome associated with left-handedness in the general population and linked their effects with brain architecture. The study, led by researchers funded by the MRC and Wellcome, linked these genetic differences with the connections between areas of the brain related to language.

06-09-2019
four photovoltaic cells to which the SolarSharc® coating has been applied.

SolarSharc® was designed to meet the gap in the current solar photovoltaic (PV) market for a highly repellent, easy-to-clean solar panel coating which has a high level of mechanical and chemical durability, thereby removing the barriers to industry-wide adoption of coatings caused by existing product offerings.

06-09-2019
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Camcycle is thrilled to announce that the HandleBards, the world’s first cycling theatre company, will be finishing their 2019 tour at the Cambridge Festival of Cycling.

06-09-2019

Peter Hiscocks, Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, will join the panel at the upcoming “Investment War Stories for Angels and Entrepreneurs” event on 19th September 2019 at St John’s Innovation Centre.

06-09-2019
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South Cambridgeshire residents are set to benefit from a development of new council homes at Northstowe. All 81 ‘designer’ apartments will be either one- or two-bed and available at affordable rent, including 60 that will be age-exclusive apartments for the over 55s.

06-09-2019

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner told MPs that we need “much much tougher regulatory frameworks to unlock that potential in the right way“ when using artificial intelligence in healthcare and the NHS, in Parliament yesterday. Speaking in a debate on artificial intelligence, he warned that based on previous behaviour, tech giants can’t be trusted to...

06-09-2019

Through day-to-day recruitment work at Pure, supporting clients and candidates, the team sees first-hand how employers and HR personnel are adapting and evolving their recruitment approach to suit the current candidate-driven market.

06-09-2019

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