Number of Twins Born in the World at All-Time High
A study conducted by Oxford University has found that more twins are being born in the world than ever before. A total of 1.6 million twins are delivered each year, with the twin birth rate increasing by a third...
Potential Benefits of Mixing and Matching Coronavirus Vaccines
A new tactic has emerged-- giving two different coronavirus vaccines to people in an effort to achieve even greater immunity.
Denmark Stops Astra Zeneca Vaccinations Over Blood Clot Risk
Denmark suspended its AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccination campaign after reports of blood clots in those who had received the inoculation.
Oxford-Astra Zeneca Vaccine Trials Resume After Brief Pause
Scientists and many others across the world expressed relief this week after trials were restarted last Saturday for the Oxford University--Astra Zeneca coronavirus vaccine. Slated to be released around the end of this year, hundreds of millions of doses of...
Coronavirus Vaccine Developed by University of Oxford Offers Hope
Preliminary results of trials for a coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford in the UK suggest that it is safe and induces the hoped-for immune response. The vaccine provoked an antibody response within 28 days and a T-cell...
Free Access to Oxford University Press Resources On Refugee Law
As the refugee crisis has emerged as one of the greatest challenges facing the future of Europe in the postwar era, Oxford University Press has made more than 30 book chapters, journal articles, and pieces of content from online...
BBC Highlights the Fascinating Beasts of Ancient Greece
In an article titled “The fantastical beasts on ancient Greece,” published in its Culture section, BBC news website focused on a darker side of Greek art and more specifically on the fearsome creatures that were commonly depicted in...
Ancient Greece Comes Alive with ‘Invasion’ at Oxford School
Students were transported back 2,400 years when ancient Greece 'invaded' Cheney School. The East Oxford Community Classics Centre held a double bill of themed days including archery and cavalry shows by re-enactment group Comitatus. Students learned about topics including democracy, human rights, theatre and...
New Poems of Greek Poetess Sappho Recovered
Today, only few poems by the ancient Greek poetess Sappho have survived, but thanks to new findings, two new works have been recovered, giving experts hope to find even more. These previously unknown poems by the great poetess of the...
What Would Ancient Greek Music Sound Like?
What did the Sirens sing to enchant sailors? How did the ancient Greek melodies sound like and how different was the song's tempo compared to today’s music? Armand D'Angour, a classical musician and professor of history at the University of...
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