Scientists discovered the cause of death of the Oxford Dodo that had evolved in Mauritius Island in the 1600s. Dodo models were made and distributed in a number of museums in Europe and other countries to celebrate the extinct animal.
Animals April 21, 2018
New research has revealed that sibling rivalry is a big factor in the food hunting habits of birds and chicks. The latter showed more dishonesty when they faced competition from siblings.
Animals November 11, 2016
Google, one of the companies at the forefront of artificial intelligence development, was involved in a study that looks to build an off button for the technology. The switch would allow humans to take control over misbehaving robots.
Google June 4, 2016
Researchers from Oxford University in collaboration with Finland's Aalto University developed a way to determine which body parts men and women allow people to touch them. It turns out that the closer or intimate the relationship is, the less restrictions or limitations people impose in terms of touching their body parts.
Life October 30, 2015
A team of researchers conducted two national studies 15 years apart to track smoking’s health effects in a large group of Chinese people. It found that one in three of China's young men is set to get killed by tobacco.
Life October 9, 2015
With more and more women being diagnosed with endometrial cancer in the United States, researchers have examined the potency of oral contraceptives in providing protection against developing such malignancies.
Life August 21, 2015
Research has found that higher levels of estrogen in males can increase their chances of developing breast cancer. Staying fit and healthy can reduce the level of estrogen in men.
Life May 12, 2015
Google has forged a partnership with Oxford University for conducting research on artificial intelligence. The alliance aims to advance knowledge in image recognition and natural language understanding.
Deals October 25, 2014
Google hires seven of Oxford University’s most prominent artificial intelligence experts in an effort to accelerate its push into its vision of the future.
October 24, 2014
A recent study found that children who indulge in playing video games for an hour or less were better-adjusted as compared to those who never played video games or those who played for three hours a day or more.
Life August 4, 2014