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For the first time, DNA mutations in liver cells have been identified that impact metabolism and insulin sensitivity in patients with liver disease. These mutations are specific to liver disease that is associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and chronic alcohol consumption.

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Cells carrying mutations can out compete early tumours in the mouse oesophagus, so they never make it into cancers, new research has shown.

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An essay on how digital natives may be best equipped as managers to respond to crises, written by Cambridge Judge PhD candidate Ariel de Fauconberg, is a Top-10 finalist in the student category of the Peter Drucker Challenge contest.

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Amid worker shortages, the government has introduced a temporary visa scheme for HGV food drivers and poultry workers, which opened this week (11 October).

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Two new partners lead the latest promotions round at Harrison Clark Rickerbys (HCR) – real estate Worcester-based lawyer Nathan Guest, head of the firm’s plot sales team, and Katherine Hague, from the Cambridge private client team.

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Birketts has built on its existing reputation for construction and engineering expertise with the hire of new Legal Director, Patrick Cooney.

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 New branding brings together SPT Labtech’s technologies with those from recent acquisitions into a single entity.

SPT Labtech, a global leader in the design and development of automated instrumentation and consumables for life science applications, has unveiled new branding that brings together its technologies with those from recent acquisitions into a single entity. The merged portfolio and positioning reflect SPT Labtech's commitment to harnessing the...

13-10-2021

A 0.4% month-on-month (m/m) rise in GDP in August was a welcome improvement on the previous month’s small contraction, which was revised down. The August rise left the economy only 0.8% short of its pre-pandemic size. However, the economy faces headwinds which will make the remaining shortfall harder to make up.

13-10-2021

Cambridge Quantum (CQ) today announced the release of the world’s first toolkit and library for Quantum Natural Language Processing (QNLP). The toolkit is called lambeq, named after the late mathematician and linguist Joachim Lambek.

13-10-2021
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Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is delighted to have achieved gold accreditation in the Best Employers 2021 Awards.

13-10-2021
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Cambridge Cleantech is delighted to announce the final shortlist for its high-profile investment event Cleantech Venture Day, which will take place online on Thursday 21st October 2021. 

13-10-2021
Living Sport Winter Workplace Challenge powered by GoJoe

To keep employees active and benefiting from the great outdoors, Living Sport is inviting Cambridgeshire organisations to participate in its month-long event in November, to encourage more activity in the darker winter months.

13-10-2021
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Could your company benefit from a team of bright, motivated and committed young professionals who are able to bring their considerable skills and experience to bear on a real technology policy issue that can provide tangible benefits to your organisation?  Local companies are invited to propose projects to Cambridge Judge Business School.

13-10-2021
CGI of new innovation park

A full planning application has been unanimously approved by South Norfolk Council for a new sustainable business park near Wymondham, just outside Norwich, creating flexible space for workshops and offices for the employment of over 300 people in modern, energy efficient and low carbon surroundings.

13-10-2021

Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, announced that it has achieved a new recognition from AWS in respect of its serverless architecture and cloud native capabilities, having undergone a Foundational Technical Review.

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In advance of the BioBeat21 Summit on 'Transforming medicine development through digital innovation' next month - to be live-streamed from the new AstraZeneca R&D Centre, Cambridge - Cristina Duran, AstraZeneca's Chief Digital Health Officer R&D, shares her thoughts on the digital health space.

13-10-2021

Johnson Matthey (JM), Echion Technologies, (Echion), Britishvolt (BV) and University College London (UCL) are grant recipients in the latest round (Round 4) of the Faraday Battery Challenge.

13-10-2021
Bellissima Network gains UK member: Waldo Limited appointed as latest trade shop partner

Prepress software company Hamillroad announced today that it has reached an agreement with reprographics specialist Waldo Limited to take Bellissima DMS technology to the UK market.

13-10-2021
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Awarded ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital continues its commitment to better healthcare by hosting free virtual events for anyone who would like to know more about their choice of treatment options, with each event followed by an expert Q&A session.

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