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Scientists explain why Uranus and Neptune are different colours

The FINANCIAL -- Neptune and Uranus have much in common – they have similar masses, sizes, and atmospheric compositions –…

6 months ago

Rainforest trees may have been dying faster since the 1980s

The FINANCIAL -- Tropical trees in Australia’s rainforests have been dying at double the previous rate since the 1980s, seemingly…

6 months ago

Anti-cancer drug derived from fungus shows promise in clinical trials

The FINANCIAL -- A new industry-academic partnership between the University of Oxford and biopharmaceutical company NuCana as found that chemotherapy…

1 year ago

Vaccines still effective against Delta variant of concern, Oxford study

Obtaining two vaccine doses remains the most effective way to ensure protection against the COVID-19 Delta variant of concern dominant…

1 year ago

Elephants show risk-avoidance behaviour in response to human-generated seismic cues

The FINANCIAL -- Researchers at the University of Oxford and Save the Elephants have found evidence that African elephants (Loxodonta…

1 year ago

Profiling by powerful tech firms risks undermining consumer choice

The FINANCIAL --  Behavioural targeting online by dominant ad-tech businesses risks the welfare of consumers, requiring stricter enforcement of current…

1 year ago

Human challenge trial launches to study immune response to COVID-19

The FINANCIAL -- Though the COVID-19 pandemic has now been active for a year, not much is known about what…

2 years ago

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial pauses after volunteer falls ill

The FINANCIAL -- The outcome of vaccine trials is being closely watched around the world. Pharmaceutical company AstaZeneca said Tuesday that…

2 years ago