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People who develop COVID-19 antibodies are unlikely to get the virus again for at least 6 months, a new Oxford University study of more than 12,000 people suggests

A study by the University of Oxford has suggested people who develop COVID-19 antibodies are unlikely to get the virus again for at least six months after their first infection. More than 12,000 frontline healthcare workers were tested for antibodies and examined over a 30-week period as part of the […]
People who develop COVID-19 antibodies are unlikely to get the virus again for at least 6 months, a new Oxford University study of more than 12,000 people suggests
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AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine produces an immune response in older people, raising hopes a vaccine will protect those at greatest risk

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine triggers an immune response in elderly people as well as young adults, the drugmaker said Monday. “Immunogenicity responses were similar between older and younger adults,” an AstraZeneca spokesperson said. The vaccine, being developed with the University of Oxford, is one of the world’s leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates. […]
AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine produces an immune response in older people, raising hopes a vaccine will protect those at greatest risk
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Huawei is getting a first look at cutting-edge defence, health, and AI startups from Oxford University amid US fears that it steals IP

Huawei has acquired a 0.7% stake in OSI, a research fund that helps commercialise cutting-edge research coming out the prestigious Oxford University, The Financial Times first reported. Oxford University publicly cut ties with Huawei early this year, suspending research grants and other funding connections. While OSI is not directly affiliated […]
Huawei is getting a first look at cutting-edge defence, health, and AI startups from Oxford University amid US fears that it steals IP
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3-day weekends could make people happier and more productive

Scientific studies have found a link between happiness and productivity. People tend to be happier when they have more time to do the things they enjoy. This bolsters an argument for a four-day workweek and three-day weekend, as it could give people more free time to do just that. But […]
3-day weekends could make people happier and more productive
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How video games can help you overcome anxiety and cravings

VIDEO: Jane McGonigal developed her game "Superbetter" when recovering from a concussion, using it to accelerate her recovery process and feel better more quickly. Now she talks about how even games not originally developed for therapy, like "Tetris" or "Candy Crush Saga" can still keep your mental health in check.
How video games can help you overcome anxiety and cravings
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Watch a driverless car tested on the streets of the UK for the first time

VIDEO: Driverless cars have arrived in the UK. This small two-seater electric car was developed by Oxford University scientists and has been tested for the first time in a public space. The car navigated its way around a pedestrianised area of Milton Keynes. It works by using on-board cameras and a laser detection system (LiDAR).
Watch a driverless car tested on the streets of the UK for the first time
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Global Executives Say These 20 Universities Produce The Most Employable Graduates

Recruiters and senior executives say that the University of Oxford produces the most employable graduates, according to a new survey. The “Global Employability Survey” — conducted by French education consulting firm Emerging and German market research firm Trendence — asks employers to describe their ideal university graduate and what schools […]
Global Executives Say These 20 Universities Produce The Most Employable Graduates
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Only 10 Words Make Up 25% Of The English Language

One of every four words you say or write is probably one of these: “the,” “be,” “to,” “of,” “and,” “a,” “in,” “that,” “have,” and “I.” Those 10 words, listed in order of frequency, comprise around 25% of the recorded English language, according to an ambitious project at Oxford University. The […]
Only 10 Words Make Up 25% Of The English Language
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Meet The 32 Geniuses Who Just Won Rhodes Scholarships

[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tom_Quad,_Christ_Church_2004-01-21.jpg”] 30-two Americans were offered a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship on Sunday, joining alumni including Bill Clinton, Bobby Jindal, Cory Booker, Naomi Wolf, Wesley Clark, and Rachel Maddow.Scholars go off to the University of Oxford for a postgraduate program.
Meet The 32 Geniuses Who Just Won Rhodes Scholarships
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The NEW 100 Best Universities In The World

[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Caltech_Entrance.jpg”] There’s another university ranking out, and it has a surprising winner.The Times of London partnered with Thomson Reuters to “judge world class universities across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.”
The NEW 100 Best Universities In The World
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The Top 100 Universities In The World

[credit provider=”Flickr/Ulrick” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ulrick/3495294010/”] The top three spots on the QS World University Rankings changed this year, with MIT taking the top spot for 2012. MIT overtook the University of Cambridge, which took second place ahead of Harvard, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.British schools took four of the top six spots, but […]
The Top 100 Universities In The World
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The 30 Most Famous Oxford Students of All Time

[credit provider=”Helga Esteb/Shutterstock” url=”http://www.shutterstock.com/gallery-564025p1.html”] The prestigious Oxford University has been teaching students since 1096—and it’s produced some of the greatest minds and successful people in the world.You’ve seen the famous alumni from Yale, Harvard, Stanford and Princeton. But even these prestigious schools don’t come close to the pedigree of England’s top school.
The 30 Most Famous Oxford Students of All Time
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As The Bo Xilai Scandal Continues, Everyone Is Starting To Look At His Playboy Son

[credit provider=”YouTube Screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upKr7zRunFI&feature=fvst”] The Bo Xilai scandal is ongoing, and a new figure has caught the public’s imagination — his 24-year-old son, Bo Guagua.It’s an easy leap to make, given that Neil Heywood, the U.K. man who is thought to have been murdered due to his links to the […]
As The Bo Xilai Scandal Continues, Everyone Is Starting To Look At His Playboy Son
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An Oxford University Astrophysics Professor Has Been Found Dead At Colleague’s Home After An Academic Argument

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oxford_University,_Radcliffe_Camara,_a_Reading_room_of_Bodleian_library.jpg”] Oxford University Professor Steve Rawlings has been found dead at a rival professor’s home, the Daily Mail reports.It is believed that Rawlings died of a heart attack after being assaulted by the owner of the home, Dr Devinder Sivia, over an academic matter.
An Oxford University Astrophysics Professor Has Been Found Dead At Colleague’s Home After An Academic Argument
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Oxford University ‘Drinking Society’ Under Fire After Controversial List Of Attractive Students Leaks

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oxford_University,_Radcliffe_Camara,_a_Reading_room_of_Bodleian_library.jpg”] A “drinking society” from Lady Margaret Hall, one of the colleges that makes up Oxford University, has come under fire after discussing a “fit list” of attractive girls via email, reports the Telegraph. The controversial emails exchanged between members of the “Honey Badgers” drinking society — which […]
Oxford University ‘Drinking Society’ Under Fire After Controversial List Of Attractive Students Leaks
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