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killer T cells Reproduced courtesy of the University of Cambridge

Cambridge researchers have discovered how T cells – an important component of our immune system – are able keep on killing as they hunt down and kill cancer cells, repeatedly reloading their toxic weapons.

19-10-2021
Smiling child in experiment involving senors on headdress_ Image Credit: ESRC Festival of Social Science

The UK’s biggest celebration of social research returns this November as ESRC’s festival highlights the impact of social sciences and economics on people’s lives.

19-10-2021

Think of a temperature sensor - and a traditional glass thermometer, or perhaps a small thermistor would probably spring to mind. However, a new class of temperature sensor is rapidly emerging that offers spatial resolution together with a thin-film format.

19-10-2021
Tracy Simpson, Head of Lending

The Cambridge Building Society has relaunched its buy-to-let ‘top slicing’ mortgages to enable landlords to top up rental shortfall from other income.

19-10-2021

For the fourth year running, Anthias Consulting will be presenting at Pittcon® 2022, the world's leading annual conference and exhibition on laboratory science, as part of the event's Short Course programme.

19-10-2021
TWIN Summit banner

Registration is now open for this year’s TWI Innovation Network (TWIIN) Summit on 16 November 2021.

19-10-2021
 From left, Sharon Preston-High, City College Peterborough’s Assistant Principal Fliss Miller, Senior Responsible Officer for Skills at the Combined Authority, Mayor Dr Nik Johnson, Dr Pat Carrington, City College Peterborough Executive Principal and Tasha Dalton, Principal at John Mansfield Campus, City College Peterborough

Mayor Dr Nik Johnson visited City College Peterborough last week to relaunch a pilot project aiming to give more than 1,350 people skills to start or advance careers in the health and care sector.

19-10-2021
Richard Price CTO, Erik Langaker Chair, Scott White CEO - celebrate PragmatIC Semiconductor's new funding

PragmatIC Semiconductor, a world leader in flexible electronics, is proud to announce that it has secured $80 million of Series C funding. 

18-10-2021
SiM21 Sponsors

Sensors in Medicine 2021

8 - 12th November
2:00 to 6:00 pm (GMT) daily

18-10-2021
Pace solder

Here's a useful article that will be of interest to individual electronics engineers and manufacturing companies. The choice of equipment can have a drastic impact on outcome.  

18-10-2021
Louise Madden, CEO, H.E.L Group

London, UK, 18 October 2021: H.E.L Group (H.E.L), a global developer and manufacturer of innovative laboratory tools for process optimization, safety, and scale-up, today announced the release of the latest version of its laboratory automation software, labCONSOL™ 1.2. The new functionality included in the update further...

18-10-2021

Deloitte experts forecast the likely announcements in the Government's Autumn Budget, due on 27 October.

18-10-2021
Timestrip Complete monitors the 2-8°C cold chain range for pharmaceuticals, vaccines, food and adhesives.

Timestrip®, the developer of smart indicator technology, has extended the capability of its electronic eTimestrip indicators with a new app for Apple users. The indicators feature a free app for iOS that allows users to benefit from downloadable reports.

18-10-2021
map on a mobile phone

Have you been to the highest place in Cambridgeshire*?  Climbing the three highest mountain peaks in Britain may not be achievable for everyone, but there are other, more achievable challenges suitable for families and others new to walking.

18-10-2021
someone tying a running shoe

A new study has found that genes play a significant role in how our bodies respond to exercise and has identified a number of specific genes that influence the outcomes of different kinds of physical activity.

18-10-2021
photonic integrated circuit graphic

The H2020-funded INSPIRE project is leading a revolution in photonic integrated circuits with so-called micro-transfer printing technology and establishment of a world-first fabrication platform.

18-10-2021
Hands on gaming console_Image by Olya Adamovich from Pixabay

Innovate UK is working closely with the UK games sector and its innovations, which provide £2.87 billion per annum to our digital economy.

18-10-2021
A crowd at Newmarket - the July Racecourse

The Lieutenancy of Cambridgeshire, in partnership with key organisations across the county, has launched the first ever Cambridgeshire County Day, taking place on Thursday 23 June 2022 at the July Course, Newmarket.

18-10-2021
Domino wins at Make UK Awards

A Cambridge company is celebrating a successful evening at the regional Make UK Manufacturing Awards 2021, taking home awards in two prestigious categories. 

18-10-2021
Stephen Mallen

Cambridge is gearing up for a joyous week of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) graduation ceremonies – the first to be held in person in the city since 2019.

18-10-2021

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