BILLIONS lost from building jobs due to ‘cowboy builders’ | The Crusader | Finance

Householders’ fear of being stung by cowboy builders is costing us all £10billion a year according to trade body the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). That’s the sum its research suggest is being lost to the economy because people hold back and don’t commission new home improvement projects. “A third …

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Brexit news UK: London technology investment is number one in EU | City & Business | Finance

GETTY London remains the most attractive European tech hub for international talent from outside the EU The data shows London is the most attractive European tech hub for international talent from outside the EU in 2017, beating Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin and Madrid. London’s thriving tech centre and cultural vibrancy has …

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Boosting Sirt4 gene activity extends healthy lifespan in fruit flies

A new study on the mechanics of aging and longevity finds that fruit flies inhibited from producing the protein Sirt4 — which is also found in humans — are short-lived, while flies modified to make extra Sirt4 are long-lived. In addition, flies lacking Sirt4 display increased sensitivity to starvation, decreased fertility …

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