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Reuters
Al Qaeda still reaping oil profits in Yemen despite battlefield reversesIt takes time ... we are determined to wage this battle until we defeat them."
Al Qaeda still reaping oil profits in Yemen despite battlefield reverses
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
It takes time ... we are determined to wage this battle until we defeat them." Elisabeth Kendall, a Yemen scholar at Oxford University, said the group's new tactics could make it harder to root out, however. "They're always going to keep... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Llandudno children submit happiest entries in national writing competiionsaw 123,436 children compose an original work of fiction using no more than 500
Llandudno children submit happiest entries in national writing competiion
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 2 hours ago
saw 123,436 children compose an original work of fiction using no more than 500 words. And according analysis by Oxford University Press (OUP), the entries with the highest overall levels of ‘happiness’ were from Llandudno. The analysis... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Weekend read: How Shakespeare shaped Greer's feminist masterpieceshe became Ann Barton, the name by which she is best known. In 1974, Barton bec
Weekend read: How Shakespeare shaped Greer's feminist masterpiece
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 hours ago
she became Ann Barton, the name by which she is best known. In 1974, Barton became the first female fellow of New College, Oxford University. In 1965, Greer began work on her doctorate and we have digitised the seven named research notebooks she... Read more
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The Local
Brexit would leave expats in 'ghastly' legal limbo for yearsall this out would be a daunting task.” In his evidence to the committee Profe
Brexit would leave expats in 'ghastly' legal limbo for years
The Local / Posted 5 hours ago
all this out would be a daunting task.” In his evidence to the committee Professor Derick Wyatt QC, a professor in law at Oxford University said: “It is estimated that two million Brits live in other EU countries. Take elderly people who have... Read more
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Fortune
How Viacom Could Have Avoided Its ‘Game of Thrones’ Leadership Sagaheroes never really die.” Jeffrey Sonnenfeld is Senior Associate Dean for Lead
How Viacom Could Have Avoided Its ‘Game of Thrones’ Leadership Saga
Fortune / Posted 16 hours ago
heroes never really die.” Jeffrey Sonnenfeld is Senior Associate Dean for Leadership Studies at the Yale School of Management and Lester Crown Professor of Management Practice as well as author of The Hero’s Farewell (Oxford Universi... Read more
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FOX News
Let's give our vets nothing but the best this Memorial Day weekendfeedback from social media into the show. The author of the inspirational memo
Let's give our vets nothing but the best this Memorial Day weekend
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
feedback from social media into the show. The author of the inspirational memoir "Getting Real" (Viking 2015) Carlson is originally from Minnesota. She graduated with honors from Stanford University and also studied at Oxford University in Eng... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Governments and the Private Sector Have Critical Roles to Play in the Energy Marketshould be involved in setting rules and providing a level-playing field," said
African Governments and the Private Sector Have Critical Roles to Play in the Energy Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
should be involved in setting rules and providing a level-playing field," said Mthuli Ncube, a public policy professor at Oxford University and former Chief Economist and Vice-President at the AfDB. "There has to be a system that would manage the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Shock figures reveal Oxfordshire worst in the country for bedblockingdays because of the county's bedblocking crisis. Shocking new figures released
Shock figures reveal Oxfordshire worst in the country for bedblocking
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
days because of the county's bedblocking crisis. Shocking new figures released by the national spending watchdog show Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust lost 50,256 bed days to patients medically fit enough to be discharged but... Read more
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Gazette
Gloucestershire's Norwell is back after 'medical condition'batsman has yet to make a first team appearance this summer after suffering a k
Gloucestershire's Norwell is back after 'medical condition'
Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
batsman has yet to make a first team appearance this summer after suffering a knee injury in a pre-season game against Oxford University, Benny Howell made an unbeaten century against Kent IIs, so he is another player offering Dawson options... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Patients stranded in hospital beds for more than 50,000 days due to bedblocking crisisdays because of the county's bedblocking crisis. Shocking new figures released
Patients stranded in hospital beds for more than 50,000 days due to bedblocking crisis
Oxford Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
days because of the county's bedblocking crisis. Shocking new figures released by the national spending watchdog show Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust lost 50,256 bed days to patients medically fit enough to be discharged but... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Philip Mirowski: This is Water, or Is It the Neoliberal Thought Collective?person to pronounce on what ‘Neoliberalism’ really is in reaction to Monbiot is
Philip Mirowski: This is Water, or Is It the Neoliberal Thought Collective?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 22 hours ago
person to pronounce on what ‘Neoliberalism’ really is in reaction to Monbiot is Simon Wren-Lewis, a macroeconomist at Oxford University. [6] Like so many other economists, Wren-Lewis reads one historical thing by peripheral members of the... Read more
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New York Post
Would you let these celebs teach your children?University’s Institute of Politics in 2004.Kevin Spacey In 2008, the “House of
Would you let these celebs teach your children?
New York Post / Posted yesterday
University’s Institute of Politics in 2004.Kevin Spacey In 2008, the “House of Cards” star taught budding thespians at Oxford University as a visiting drama professor.James Franco The 38-year-old actor and director has been teaching a film... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Outdoor centre in Oxford to undergo £10m revamp under plans to "inspire next generation of scientists"Innovation, next door, would house start-up companies and entrepreneurs, with l
Outdoor centre in Oxford to undergo £10m revamp under plans to "inspire next generation of scientists"
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
Innovation, next door, would house start-up companies and entrepreneurs, with links to nearby Oxford Brookes University and Oxford University campuses and the other innovation centre in the city centre. The woodland would be managed by the Sylva... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Outdoor centre in Oxford to undergo £10m revamp under plans to "inspire next generation of scientists"Innovation, next door, would house start-up companies and entrepreneurs, with l
Outdoor centre in Oxford to undergo £10m revamp under plans to "inspire next generation of scientists"
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Innovation, next door, would house start-up companies and entrepreneurs, with links to nearby Oxford Brookes University and Oxford University campuses and the other innovation centre in the city centre. The woodland would be managed by the Sylva... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Outdoor centre in Oxford to undergo £10m revamp under plans to "inspire next generation of scientists"Innovation, next door, would house start-up companies and entrepreneurs, with l
Outdoor centre in Oxford to undergo £10m revamp under plans to "inspire next generation of scientists"
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Innovation, next door, would house start-up companies and entrepreneurs, with links to nearby Oxford Brookes University and Oxford University campuses and the other innovation centre in the city centre. The woodland would be managed by the Sylva... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Outdoor centre in Oxford to undergo £10m revamp under plans to "inspire next generation of scientists"Innovation, next door, would house start-up companies and entrepreneurs, with l
Outdoor centre in Oxford to undergo £10m revamp under plans to "inspire next generation of scientists"
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
Innovation, next door, would house start-up companies and entrepreneurs, with links to nearby Oxford Brookes University and Oxford University campuses and the other innovation centre in the city centre. The woodland would be managed by the Sylva... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxfordare 'affordable', or socially-rented. Mr Gant called for the definition of aff
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxford
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
are 'affordable', or socially-rented. Mr Gant called for the definition of affordable should be changed – something Oxford University has called for – to include homes for key workers in the city, such as teachers, emergency service workers... Read more
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Oxford Mail
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxfordare 'affordable', or socially-rented. Mr Gant called for the definition of aff
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxford
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
are 'affordable', or socially-rented. Mr Gant called for the definition of affordable should be changed – something Oxford University has called for – to include homes for key workers in the city, such as teachers, emergency service workers... Read more
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International Business Times
Apple supplier Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robots the automation of factories will affect the job market, according to a report f
Apple supplier Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robots
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
the automation of factories will affect the job market, according to a report from consultants Deloitte in partnership with Oxford University. The report said that around 35% jobs will be at risk over a period of 20 years. Japan: Robot staff help... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Class Board of 2019 survey connects students' summerstheir summer plans. One such service, Summer Playbook, has linked students fro
Class Board of 2019 survey connects students' summers
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
their summer plans. One such service, Summer Playbook, has linked students from Ivy League schools and Yale-National University of Singapore since it was founded in 2014 by Harvard students. This summer, the platform will also be available... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
C-USA Championshipleague, tied with Rice, with the victory. FAU fell to 30-12 and 14-7. Southern
C-USA Championship
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
league, tied with Rice, with the victory. FAU fell to 30-12 and 14-7. Southern Miss Rallies Late to Beat Ole Miss 5-1 in Oxford on WednesdaySouthern Miss Rallies Late to Beat Ole Miss 5-1 in Oxford on Wednesday No. 18 Southern Miss broke open a... Read more
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ABC News
Rebel Group 'The Niger Delta Avengers' Threatens One of World's Largest Oil SuppliesMEND continued. MEND’s condemnation of the Niger Delta Avengers came as no sur
Rebel Group 'The Niger Delta Avengers' Threatens One of World's Largest Oil Supplies
ABC News / Posted yesterday
MEND continued. MEND’s condemnation of the Niger Delta Avengers came as no surprise to Akin Iwilade, a research student at Oxford University who studies youth, violence and the politics of amnesty in Nigeria’s oil-producing region. The newly formed... Read more
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Breitbart
The Manhattan PopulistAllen is a graduate of Yale, an independent scholar and writer who lives in Con
The Manhattan Populist
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Allen is a graduate of Yale, an independent scholar and writer who lives in Connecticut. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, teaches at Oxford University and his memoir is: DAVOS, ASPEN & YALE: My Life Behind the Elite Curtain as a Global Sher... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Red geysers' host supermassive black holes which stop stars formingmay see our supermassive black hole turning our galaxy into a red geyser. Dr M
'Red geysers' host supermassive black holes which stop stars forming
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
may see our supermassive black hole turning our galaxy into a red geyser. Dr Michele Cappellari, a physicist at Oxford University who was a co-author of the study, said: 'Stars form from the gas, a bit like the drops of rain condense... Read more
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The Verge
Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robotsfallout from automation may be a devastating loss of jobs and economic instabil
Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robots
The Verge / Posted yesterday
fallout from automation may be a devastating loss of jobs and economic instability. A report, conducted by Deloitte and Oxford University, predict as many as 35 percent of jobs will be automated over the next two decades. An even more telling... Read more
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Rappler
Britain and the EU in facts and figuresEU migrants living in Britain doubled between 2004 and 2015 to 3 million people
Britain and the EU in facts and figures
Rappler / Posted yesterday
EU migrants living in Britain doubled between 2004 and 2015 to 3 million people, according to the Migration Observatory of Oxford University. The rise is due to the EU taking in 8 Central and Eastern European states in 2004, including Poland, but... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists discover how supermassive black holes keep galaxies turned offthis cooling from happening in many galaxies,' said Co-author Dr Michele Cappel
Scientists discover how supermassive black holes keep galaxies turned off
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
this cooling from happening in many galaxies,' said Co-author Dr Michele Cappellari, from the Department of Physics at Oxford University. 'But when we modelled the motion of the gas in the red geysers, we found that the gas was being pushed... Read more
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Pendle Today
Having a dog good for your social lifein your community, joining a club or group, such as an organising committee on
Having a dog good for your social life
Pendle Today / Posted yesterday
in your community, joining a club or group, such as an organising committee on your street to make plans for a Big Lunch. Oxford University Professor of Psychology, Robin Dunbar, who worked with The Big Lunch as part of the campaign, said... Read more
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The Forward
Yoda’s Yiddish Accent and the ‘Are Jew a Race?’ Debateof Yiddish and Ashkenazi Jews, coauthored by Tel Aviv University linguist Paul
Yoda’s Yiddish Accent and the ‘Are Jew a Race?’ Debate
The Forward / Posted yesterday
of Yiddish and Ashkenazi Jews, coauthored by Tel Aviv University linguist Paul Wexler and others and published in March in Oxford University Press’ prestigious journal Genome Biology and Evolution. According to their theory, the original Ashkenazi... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Arundel Castle cricket season in full swingCricket Ground – records have been broken and the Sussex Cricket Festival has a
Arundel Castle cricket season in full swing
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
Cricket Ground – records have been broken and the Sussex Cricket Festival has a sponsor. The Duke of Norfolk’s XI played Oxford University. Batting first, the Duke’s team amassed 375-1 off 50 overs with Australian batsman Jordan Silk passing 200... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Shia Labeouf to Hitchhike Across Country for Artin a long line of performance art pieces concocted by Labeouf in recent years.
Shia Labeouf to Hitchhike Across Country for Art
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
in a long line of performance art pieces concocted by Labeouf in recent years. Back in February, he rode an elevator at Oxford University for 24 hours and broadcast the whole thing live on the Internet. Last year, he sat in a New York theater... Read more
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JTA
Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jewsof Yiddish and Ashkenazi Jews, coauthored by Tel Aviv University linguist Paul
Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jews
JTA / Posted yesterday
of Yiddish and Ashkenazi Jews, coauthored by Tel Aviv University linguist Paul Wexler and others and published in March in Oxford University Press’ prestigious journal Genome Biology and Evolution. According to their theory, the original Ashkenazi... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Shia Labeouf to Hitchhike Across Country for Artin a long line of performance art pieces concocted by Labeouf in recent years.
Shia Labeouf to Hitchhike Across Country for Art
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
in a long line of performance art pieces concocted by Labeouf in recent years. Back in February, he rode an elevator at Oxford University for 24 hours and broadcast the whole thing live on the Internet. Last year, he sat in a New York theater... Read more
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Christian Today
Prime Minister on collision course with experts over plans to fight extremismthe government's attempts to add to it will create problems, not solve them. P
Prime Minister on collision course with experts over plans to fight extremism
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
the government's attempts to add to it will create problems, not solve them. Prof Louise Richardson, vice-chancellor of Oxford University and a leading counter-terrorism academic, practically pleaded with the government to scrap its plans. "My... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cecil the lion's adorable 'grandcubs' going for a walkthis article Palmer, from Minnesota, paid £46,450 to kill the big cat, who was
Cecil the lion's adorable 'grandcubs' going for a walk
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
this article Palmer, from Minnesota, paid £46,450 to kill the big cat, who was was collared and monitored as part of an Oxford University research project. The dentist, who said he never would have shot Cecil 'if I'd known he had a name', found... Read more
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express
Having a dog makes you TWICE as approachablein your community, joining a club or group, such as an organising committee on
Having a dog makes you TWICE as approachable
express / Posted 2 days ago
in your community, joining a club or group, such as an organising committee on your street to make plans for a Big Lunch. Oxford University Professor of Psychology, Robin Dunbar, who worked with The Big Lunch as part of the campaign, said... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Devon Lions call-up for Josh and Tommay have had more opportunities sooner had he not been studying at college in D
Devon Lions call-up for Josh and Tom
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
may have had more opportunities sooner had he not been studying at college in Derbyshire. Tom played for us against Oxford University around four years ago before he went to college,” said Lions manager Tim Western. “He finished last season... Read more
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express
Paypal blacklists British addresses containing the word Isishave nothing to do with terrorism, such as the common Oxford name Isis, without
Paypal blacklists British addresses containing the word Isis
express / Posted 2 days ago
have nothing to do with terrorism, such as the common Oxford name Isis, without compromising our compliance obligations.” Oxford University Boat Club’s boat and crew are called Isis as it is the name for the River Thames as it goes through the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Oxford academic claims Pay-Pal refused to cash transfer to haberdashery because of its address in Isis Closeand a rock group from France have all changed their names rather than be associ
Oxford academic claims Pay-Pal refused to cash transfer to haberdashery because of its address in Isis Close
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
and a rock group from France have all changed their names rather than be associated with the terror group. Two years ago Oxford University Boat Club decided to stand four-square behind its reserve rowing boat and crew, named Isis. But now it has... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodiesProfessor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the ro
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the roof of Oxford University. Dozens of plump Golden Orb Weavers cover the ceiling of a converted greenhouse, basking in the tropical humidity and lush foliage, as their... Read more
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NZCity
Kate Beckinsale "panics" if she doesn't have anything to read.Lily with ex-partner Michael Sheen - admits studying for a joint honours degree
Kate Beckinsale "panics" if she doesn't have anything to read.
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
Lily with ex-partner Michael Sheen - admits studying for a joint honours degree in French and Russian literature at Oxford University sparked an "identity crisis" because it put her off reading for a long time afterwards, but these days she... Read more
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BBC News
Saudi Arabia hopes for religious tourism boostbeing prepared are archaeological excavations, including spectacular rock art,
Saudi Arabia hopes for religious tourism boost
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
being prepared are archaeological excavations, including spectacular rock art, that will become open-air museums. Oxford University professor Michael Petraglia, who heads a team of archaeologists in Saudi Arabia, says there are dozens of... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodiesProfessor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the ro
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
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Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the roof of Oxford University. Dozens of plump Golden Orb Weavers cover the ceiling of a converted greenhouse, basking in the tropical humidity and lush foliage, as their... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodiesProfessor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the ro
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
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Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the roof of Oxford University. Dozens of plump Golden Orb Weavers cover the ceiling of a converted greenhouse, basking in the tropical humidity and lush foliage, as their... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies(CNN) - Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation o
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
(CNN) - Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the roof of Oxford University. Dozens of plump Golden Orb Weavers cover the ceiling of a converted greenhouse, basking in the tropical humidity and lush foliage, as... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodiesIII of a methamphetamine overdose. Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
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III of a methamphetamine overdose. Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the roof of Oxford University. More From KTVZ.COM Dozens of plump Golden Orb Weavers cover the ceiling of a converted greenhouse,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodiesProfessor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the ro
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
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Professor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the roof of Oxford University. Dozens of plump Golden Orb Weavers cover the ceiling of a converted greenhouse, basking in the tropical humidity and lush foliage, as their... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodiesProfessor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the ro
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
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KESQ Palm Springs
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodiesProfessor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the ro
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
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ABC 7 El Paso
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodiesProfessor Fritz Vollrath keeps his spiders in luxurious accommodation on the ro
Harnessing spider powers to heal human bodies
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