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Study reveals high number of persistent COVID-19 infections in the general population

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Coronavirus
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Researchers achieve breakthrough in silicon-compatible magnetic whirls

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Innovative technique reveals that leaping atoms remember where they have been

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A seabird flies low over waves, wings outstretched. On each leg, a ring is visible.

Endangered seabird shows surprising individual flexibility to adapt to climate change

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Spiral galaxy 1433. The spiral arms are composed of many filaments in shades of orange. Thin dust lanes connect from the core, through the bar to the spiral arms. The galaxy’s arms begin at the end of the bar and appear to rotate counterclockwise.

Stunning spiral galaxies seen in new James Webb Space Telescope images

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Oxford researchers honoured in 2024 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

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Researchers develop hedgehog safety test for robotic lawnmowers

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Professor Mike Kendall wins Royal Astronomical Society’s Gold Medal

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An artistic concept of quantum computing showing spherically-arranged rows of binary 0 and 1 numbers with pulsating ripples across the surface.

New study uses machine learning to bridge the reality gap in quantum devices

Artificial Intelligence
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