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Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge The sharing economy Companies such as AirBnB and ParkatmyHouse have created new markets where customers can rent services from other individuals. Much of this has been made possible by technology, but what is involved in creating a new sharing economy? Stella Schieffer, co-founder of Polyport, shares her experience in creating Bringbee, a service where people can deliver shopping for other customers. Listen to the podcast
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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Are plants more intelligent than we assumed? Plants are also able to make complex decisions. At least this is what scientists from the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the University of Göttingen have concluded from their investigations on Barberry (Berberis vulgaris), which is able to abort its own seeds to prevent parasite infestation. more... Quality control in gene expression Scientists at Göttingen University have identified a cellular mechanism that is responsible for quality control during gene expression. The proteins Gbp2 and Hrb1 appear to play a critical role during the translation of genetic information (DNA) into messenger RNAs.