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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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The Radcliffe Camera, part of the University of Oxford. It is a circular building with columns and a dome. Credit: Cybjorg, Getty Images.

Oxford researchers honoured in 2024 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

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A close-up image of a hedgehog facing forwards on a lawn covered with white daisies and yellow dandelions.

Researchers develop hedgehog safety test for robotic lawnmowers

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The Royal Astronomical Society Gold Medal. It is round, shiny and golden and has the outline of a man’s head viewed from the side.

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

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The planet Uranus, seen as a greenish-blue sphere, is suspended in outer space against an illuminated line of stars to represent the Milky Way Galaxy.

New images reveal what Neptune and Uranus really look like

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Study shows that the way the brain learns is different from the way that artificial intelligence systems learn

Study shows that the way the brain learns is different from the way that artificial intelligence systems learn

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An artistic image of the inside of the human gut. The walls are made up of overlapping, finger-like projections. The interior contains bacterial cells and particles ‘floating’ in the centre.

Study shows diverse gut bacteria communities protect against harmful pathogens by nutrient blocking

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Artistic image of a double helix strand of DNA with virus particles in the background and foreground. The virus particles are spheres covered in projecting spikes.

Ancient DNA reveals how a chicken virus evolved to become more deadly

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A pile of disposable e-cigarettes on the ground.

Study finds that vast amounts of waste are caused by single-use e-cigarette batteries

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