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The study analysed samples from 300 patients with non-specific but concerning symptoms of cancer, and their results show that cancer was correctly detected in 19 out of every 20 patients with cancer using this test.
The researchers believe their work could help compress vaccine development timelines to 100 days from pathogen identification to mass production and distribution.
Oxfordshire is set to become the focus of targeted COVID-19 testing activity following the identification of three cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
Following the installation of the first park and charge EV hub at Bicester’s Cattle Market car park in May, the locations of the remaining 19 sites have been announced.
The sculpture by Sir Michael Craig-Martin stands 5m tall and is made from a solid steel plate then powder-coated in bright pink polyester to protect it from the elements.
The winning design team will set the bold ambition and design intent for a project that will transform the area around the university’s Begbroke Science Park to the north of Oxford.
The building represents the largest building project ever undertaken on behalf of the university and will be its biggest teaching and research facility.
The college, named after 15th-century scholar Thomas Linacre, will be renamed Thao college in honour of its benefactor and Vietnam’s richest woman Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao.
The explanatory panel about the former prime minister of the Cape Colony has been placed outside Oriel College at the University of Oxford during Black History Month.
Researchers found that between 2008 and 2019, the average daily meat consumption per capita dropped from 103.7g to 86.3g – a decrease of 17.4g a day, or just under 17%.
The Foundation increased the places on its scholarship programme established in 2012 and made a further donation of £8m for buildings at Reuben College, including a new Reuben Graduate Centre.
The plans will add a further 12,500 square meters of new lab and office space to the site, with one of the buildings used by the university and the other leased to the private sector.