Tag: Oxford University

Organic farms support more species

On average, organic farms support 34 percent more plant, insect and animal species than conventional farms, say Oxford University scientists On average, organic farms support 34% more plant, insect and animal species than conventional farms, say Oxford University scientists. Researchers looked at data going back thirty years and […]

Quantum world record smashed

Contact: University of Oxford Press Office press.office@admin.ox.ac.uk 44-186-528-3877 University of Oxford     A normally fragile quantum state has been shown to survive at room temperature for a world record 39 minutes, overcoming a key barrier towards building ultrafast quantum computers. An international team including Stephanie Simmons of […]

Compound discovered that boosts effect of vaccines against HIV and flu: polyethyleneimine (PEI) 100% Letahl Flu Protection

Contact: University of Oxford press.office@admin.ox.ac.uk 44-018-652-80530 University of Oxford Novel vaccine additive to enhance the body’s immune response shows promise in mice Oxford University scientists have discovered a compound that greatly boosts the effect of vaccines against viruses like flu, HIV and herpes in mice. An ‘adjuvant’ is […]