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Molecular conveyor belt provides a foundation for nanoscale DNA-processing machines Image credit: Yujia Qing

Molecular hopper created, small enough to move single DNA strands

Scientists at the University of Oxford have developed a "molecular hopper" that can move single strands of DNA through a protein nanotube. This hopper works by making...
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Study provides better understanding of the physical mechanisms behind brain injuries

Blast injury has become the major life and function-threatening injuries in recent warfares. There is increased research interest in the mental disorders caused by...
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Focussed ultrasound used to improve effects of cancer drugs

Reaching therapeutic levels of cancer drugs within a tumor, while avoiding side effects for the rest of the body is a challenge for all...
The battered remains of a roadkilled deer in South Carolina, US Image: Wikipedia

Researchers may be underestimating roadkill numbers

There are millions of wildlife deaths on British roads every year. the subsequent remains speak to a significant measure of nourishment for scroungers. By expelling...
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Less is more when it comes to developing bigger brains

A collaborative study by the scientists from University of Oxford and Cardiff University utilized mathematical models to re-order the complex procedure of mental health that happens...
The mystery of how comets are able to emit X-rays has been solved by a team led by the University of Oxford. Image credit: Shutterstock

Scientists finally solved mystery of why comets emit X-rays

When comets travel through the Solar System they interact with Solar radiation, the Solar wind, and the Solar magnetic field. This produces an obvious climate...
An Indochinese leopard in Cambodia. Image credit: Panthera / WildCRU / WWF Cambodia / FA

Study confirms Cambodia’s last leopards on brink of extinction

A new study made by Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), Panthera has confirmed that the world's last breeding population of leopards in Cambodia...
Should home-based blood pressure monitoring be commonplace in NHS?

Home-based blood pressure monitoring should be commonplace in NHS, study

In a new study by the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Birmingham, scientists reported that at the point when GPs construct their medicine changes in light...
‘Apple shape’ more strongly linked to risk of heart attack in women

Apple shape more strongly linked to risk of heart attack in women, study

The new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has discovered women with bigger waists relative to their...

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