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In today’s political climate, science’s value to society is under threat and consistently questioned. Yet in our everyday lives we reap the rewards of...
Clearer communication by GPs could speed up cancer diagnosis
Deciding when to return to the GP when symptoms do not resolve is something many people struggle with, especially when the symptoms may not appear to be...
Raising 'good' cholesterol fails to protect against heart disease
There are two types of cholesterol in the blood: LDL-C, so-called 'bad' cholesterol, which is carried in low-density lipoproteins (LDL), and HDL-C, so-called '...
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Scientists from Oxford’s Department of Zoology worked in collaboration with their peers at the University of Exeter to assess social patterns across the animal...
Forest elephant
In a guest post for Science Blog, Oxford DPhil student Anabelle Cardoso, from the Environmental Change Institute in the School of Geography and the...
Breast cancer study suggests review of treatment length
The Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group, an international team of investigators based at the University of Oxford, pooled data from over 60,000...

Brain Diaries

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An exhibition and series of events revealing how the latest neuroscience is transforming what we know about the lifelong development of our brains, from birth to the end of...



FOR FAMILIES Thursday, 21st December 2017 11AM - 11.45AM, 12PM - 12.45PM 2PM - 2.45PM, 3PM - 3.45PM Suitable for ages 4-9 £7 per child, adults free

The festive season is upon us but Santa has lost his presents. Join the Science Oxford team as we celebrate the chemistry of Christmas and help Santa out. Children will create their own snow...