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Ipomoea aequatoriensis flowers at University of Oxford Department of Plant Sciences Photographs by Tom Wells

Mystery of sweetpotato origin uncovered, as missing link plant found by Oxford research

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We face a torrent of misinformation on topics great and small. The Royal Society report reviews the challenges of misinformation and what steps we can take to deal with them. It does not call for content removal as a panacea. Credit: Shutterstock

Royal Society cautions against online censorship of scientific misinformation

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Social Sciences
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Superbug MRSA arose in hedgehogs long before clinical use of antibiotics

Superbug MRSA arose in hedgehogs long before clinical use of antibiotics

Conservation
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Sunset over the oil industry: Depleted oil fields are one of the targets for carbon dioxide burial.

Safer carbon capture and storage

Climate change
Environment
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Solar panel providing electricity to dwellings in rural Africa

New approach to predicting battery failure could help maintain electricity for millions around the world

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Science
Packets of antibiotic pills

New resistance-busting antibiotic combination could extend the use of ‘last-resort’ antibiotics

Health
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Medical Sciences
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Science
CDC COVID 19 vaccination records

Key surveys overestimate COVID-19 vaccination rates in the USA

Coronavirus
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View of Earth from space

Iron integral to the development of life on Earth – and the possibility of life on other planets

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Science
Computer data and math equations

Machine learning helps mathematicians make new connections

Mathematical
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Headshot of Sir Martin Wood

Tributes to pioneering Oxford innovator, Sir Martin Wood

Innovation
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Science
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