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Oxford

World news about “Oxford” published by euronews.

SCIENCE | 21/01 11:48 CET

Gene therapy restores eyesight

Gene therapy restores eyesight

Restoring sight to people suffering from a rare kind of eye disease - researchers at the University of Oxford have just published the results of a trial, which suggests that tinkering with people's genes can stop the condition - choroideremia - from causing blindness. The aim…

  • Warm liver works better
    SCIENCE | 28/03 12:22 CET

    Warm liver works better

    13,000 liver transplants are carried out each year in Europe and the United States. Donor organs are preserved by cooling them to slow their…

  • Painless solutions to painful situations
    SCIENCE | 21/11 08:30 CET

    Painless solutions to painful situations

    Billions of tablets are popped each year to control pain, but scientists say research is beginning to show there aren't many effective…

  • From deep water to behind bars
    20/10 09:35 CET

    From deep water to behind bars

    Trenton Oldfield – the man who jumped into the river Thames and disrupted the annual boat race – has been jailed for six months for causing a…

  • Boat Race saboteur guilty of public nuisance
    27/09 08:19 CET

    Boat Race saboteur guilty of public nuisance

    The protester who disrupted the University Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge earlier this year was found guilty of causing a public…

  • Cambridge win drama-hit Boat Race
    08/04 09:18 CET

    Cambridge win drama-hit Boat Race

    Cambridge won the 158th Boat Race against defending champions Oxford on Saturday in what turned out to be a dramatic affair on the…

  • Murder mystery stuns Oxford University
    13/01 17:56 CET

    Murder mystery stuns Oxford University

    What would Inspector Morse have made of it? Oxford’s dreaming spires are muttering to each other following the mystery death of one of the…