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Silk from spiders and silkworms found to be a promising material to repair injured nerves

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A Mugger crocodile (Crocodylus palustris). In Pakistan, this species is still illegally hunted for its skin. Image credit: Shutterstock.

Turtle and crocodile species with unique characteristics are more likely to go extinct

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Beyond Boundaries 2023 art competition opens for entries from local school students

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Oxford biologists comment on new Genetic Technology Act

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New study shows artificial intelligence could help locate life on Mars

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New method shows promise for locating deposits of critical metals

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New breakthrough enables perfectly secure digital communications

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Oxford spinout opens R&D lab to apply AI to global issues

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New study could help pinpoint hidden helium gas fields – and avert a global supply crisis

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An artist’s impression of an X-ray binary star system. This shows the normal star in yellow/red, the disc of rotating matter, the neutron star sitting in its centre, and the ‘radio jet’ shooting out. Credit: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias.

Major collaboration reveals new insights on binary star systems

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