Ancient Mysteries in Marvellous Mud
It took over a billion years for life to transition from simple eukaryotic cells, like primitive algae, to simple animals like sponges or jellyfish. But, why did it take such a long time?
CLASSROOM ACTIVITY ON ANTIBODIES
Short summary: a classroom activity to introduce students to the basic principles of immunology, specifically antibodies, in both their biological role in immune defence and as research tools by using a hands-on activity to practice working scientifically. All the instructions on this webpage...
Facebook LIVE: What is a virus?
We filmed a Facebook LIVE from the Rehwinkel lab in the MRC Human Immunology Unit at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford. Two researchers, Layal Liverpool...
Materials for nuclear fusion: how do you confine a sun to a box?
We face an energy crisis, so the idea of a clean, potentially limitless supply of energy is deeply appealing. Nuclear fusion, the same source of energy that makes the sun shine, could provide the answer, but there are some big obstacles to overcome.
Facebook LIVE - all about Mandrakes!
We went live with Dr Chris Thorogood, from the ...
How does electricity flow through small objects?
Single molecules are small – really small! But what if we could harness some of their abilities to conduct and control electricity to create new electronic components? Researchers at the University of Oxford are investigating just this to find more energy efficient ways to transfer information....