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In a study of 11 different plant species, published in Molecular Biology and Evolution, researchers at the University of Oxford have shown that the speed at...
Uranus
This blog post is adapted from an article published by the Gemini Observatory. Even after decades of observations, and a visit by the Voyager 2 spacecraft,...
Bacteria
The study was funded by the Wellcome Trust and the European Research Council and is published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. Senior author...
GP consultation
The study, which combined data from 28 clinical trials involving over 6,000 patients, adds weight to the argument that patient outcomes can be improved when...
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Is it possible to use natural resources effectively and protect the Earth's wildlife and biodiversity? Oxford University scientists have proposed a new...
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Over just 100 days in 1994 more than one million people were brutally murdered in Rwanda when Hutu extremists carried out plans to exterminate the Tutsi ethnic...
26th
April

The Origins of Music

Anthropologist Dr Iain Morley explores the evolution of our musical capabilities, their relation to other animal species, and their influence on shaping...

26th
April

CHEESEOLOGY AT ABINGDON ABBEY

Thursday, 26th April 2018 7.30PM - 9.30PM Suitable for ages 18+ £20 includes a glass of wine

Reinventing the Wheel: Milk and Microbes. Join us for a fromage-focused evening of cheese-tasting and discovery (plus a free glass of wine) as we explore how this scrumptious snack has changed over the past one hundred years with Big Cheeses...