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Published on the University of Oxford Science Blog

Canny gatekeepers … how superbugs protect themselves.

Exporting expertise … poor pregnancy care tackled in developing countries.

Pedal power … an Everest trek helps scientists study heart failure.

Powered by lithium … a breakthrough rechargeable battery is 30-years-old.

Beetlemania … Darren Mann loves a pile of poo.

Sun seekers … innovators are manufacturing solar cells from cheap, abundant and non-toxic materials.

‘It was fabulous!’ … youngsters tackle forensic science, fossil dating and volcanic eruptions.

More light shed on evolution … genome research could change the way scientists view our beginnings.

Shine a light … scientists have discovered a super-bright supernova.

How’s your writing? … wordsmiths aid dementia research.

‘We saw them first’ … volunteer astronomers hunt down new planets.