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US warns Russia against interfering with Western politics

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday warned Russia against interfering with Western "democratic processes" and accused Moscow of aggressive behaviour aimed at eroding the international order.

Scientists show how bacteria can power micro-machines

Scientists show how bacteria can power micro-machines

A team of scientists has demonstrated how the natural movement of bacteria could be harnessed to assemble and power microscopic 'windfarms' - or other man-made micro-machines such as smartphone components.

Merely 8 tweets can disclose your identity, office and home address!

Merely 8 tweets can disclose your identity, office and home address!

Reserachers from Oxford University and MIT have showcased that the location stamps on just a handful of Twitter posts, as few as eight over the course of a single day, can be enough to disclose the addresses of the poster's home and workplace to a relatively low-tech snooper.

Punjab to get Oxford University modeled ''Educity''

Punjab is coming up with Educity, the most ambitious education project of Punjab Government at new Chandigarh, Mullanpur.

Most natural history specimens wrongly named?

The team studied 4,500 specimens of the African ginger genus Aframomum, a detailed monographic study which had been completed in 2014, providing an accurate account of all the species and their specimens.

Competition between 'good bacteria' important

 Competition between "good bacteria" in our gut is important for our health, say researchers from Oxford University.

New treatment found for certain cancers

The team found that this was the case for cancer cells with mutations in a key cancer gene called SETD2.

New way to cut off tumour's food supply and stop its growth

A team from Oxford University's Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics led by Dr Deborah Goberdhan studied the effects of the protein called PAT4 on cancerous cells.

Now, store data permanently in this first light-based memory chip

Now, store data permanently in this first light-based memory chip

Scientists led by an Indian-origin researcher have developed the world's first entirely light-based memory chip that stores data permanently, an advance that could dramatically improve the speed of modern computing.

Zimbabwean behind Cecil hunt due back in court

The trial of professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst, who led the expedition that killed Cecil the lion, is due to start Monday but his lawyers say they will attempt to have the case thrown out of court.

Did David Cameron have sex with a dead pig?

Did David Cameron have sex with a dead pig?

A new biography of David Cameron by a former ally-turned-political enemy contains claims of youthful debauchery by the future British leader, according to extracts published by the Daily Mail on Monday.

David Cameron used marijuana, indulged in debauchery during his Oxford University days: Book

David Cameron used marijuana, indulged in debauchery during his Oxford University days: Book

An unofficial biography of Prime Minister David Cameron penned by former Conservative treasurer -turned-foe has caused a stir in the UK with revelations of alleged marijuana use and debauchery by him during his student days in Oxford University.

Children falling ill due to lack of sleep

00 am and for those children aged 16 years, schools should open at 10:00 am.

'Upset' Shashi Tharoor writes to Sonia Gandhi, says my 'sincere' services to party not appreciated

'Upset' Shashi Tharoor writes to Sonia Gandhi, says my 'sincere' services to party not appreciated

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for his speech in Oxford University on the need for British reparations for colonial rule in India, the latter has complained party president Sonia Gandhi that his "sincere" services to the grand old party have "neither been seen nor appreciated".

PM Modi praises Shashi Tharoor for his speech at Oxford University

A day after he got a reprimand from his party chief Sonia Gandhi, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday received handsome praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his debating skills, creating flutters in political circles about the timing of his remarks.

Mammals evolved fastest during mid-Jurassic era: Study

Mammals underwent a rapid `burst` of evolutionary change that reached its peak around the middle of the Jurassic age around 145-200 million years ago, a study says.

Oxford University's last male-only club to admit women

 The last male-only undergraduate club at Oxford University is all set to welcome its first female members after it voted unanimously to admit female undergraduate students.

Oxford University in 'colonial' cocktail row

A debating society at Oxford University has been accused of racism after a student complained about a "highly offensive" cocktail advertised at a debate about the British Empire.

Oxford University raises record 2 billion pounds

Oxford University has set a new fundraising record by raising a whopping 2 billion pounds from philanthropists, charitable foundations and alumni in 10 years.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari receives Master's degree from Oxford

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party, has obtained a Master's degree from the prestigious Oxford University.