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Vaccine wide
The round was co-led by new investors GV, Sequoia China, and existing backer Oxford Sciences Innovation, which manages a £600m fund aimed at Oxford University...
Genetic test predicts men’s risk of developing prostate cancer
Prostate cancer detection currently relies on the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening blood test, which has been proven to reduce deaths from the disease...
The focus was on the safety of a new human vaccine candidate for tuberculosis – MVA85A – which has been safely tested in more than 2,000 humans without any...
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Engineers at the University of Oxford have used material compounds, known as Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs), to develop technology that senses and responds to...
Finding the tipping point for sleep
Researchers have now shown how specialist nerve cells in the brains of fruit flies trigger several key steps of falling asleep. The team at Oxford University’s...
Tarantula nebula
The discovery, made in the gigantic star-forming region 30 Doradus in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy, has 'far-reaching' consequences for our understanding...
18th
January

Meet the Bacteria

Anna Dumitriu and Dr John Paul (Public Health England) have collaborated over a 13 year period. Dr Paul presents and celebrates their...

20th
January

Introduction to Diptera Families

Two-day tutored workshop learning about the natural history and identification of Diptera to family level.