Oxford University

Probing what fuels cancer

Cancer is often described as a genetic disease, after all the transition a cell goes through in becoming cancerous tends to be driven by changes to the cell's DNA.

Aug 06, 2012
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Gene link to multiple sclerosis

(Medical Xpress) -- The biological role of a gene variant implicated in multiple sclerosis (MS) has been determined by researchers at Oxford University.

Jul 11, 2012
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Genetic map of Britain goes on display

A genetic map of the British people has been produced by Oxford University researchers. It forms the centrepiece of their display at the Royal Society's free Summer Science Exhibition, which opens today.

Jul 03, 2012
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Brits get more sleep while Germans faster out of bed

(Medical Xpress) -- A survey of the nation's sleeping and waking patterns has revealed that on average, we get over 7 hours sleep a night. But we spend 20 minutes in bed after the alarm has gone off while ...

Jun 13, 2012
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