If someone calls you a bird-brain, you may wish to consider that a compliment. Many birds, especially parrots, are very intelligent. One cockatoo in particular — the Goffin's cockatoo — has shown scientists that it can use tools to obtain food.
Oxford and Cambridge were going neck and neck until suddenly the Cambridge boat stopped. They had spotted the head of a person swimming in the Thames right near Oxford's oars. The video of the incident is going viral on many news sites.
The current special exhibition at the Ashmolean museum in Oxford chronicles the lives and times of both Macedonian royalty and peasants through over 500 archaeological discoveries spread across three galleries.
Next time you are playing a game of Scrabble think twice before reaching for the Oxford Dictionary because errors do exist, as proven by an Australian professor who recently found an error that was almost a century old.
Oxford researchers say that children should not be given the antiviral drug Tamiflu for swine flu because its harms outweigh any benefits and governments should review their policies on dealing with the pandemic.
The editors of the Oxford University newspaper Cherwell have resigned in the wake of a spoof edition titled the Lecher. The staff that resigned were not responsible for the spoof as they were not part of the editorial team at the time of publication.
Kevin Spacey was offered a teaching job for a year at Oxford University and he has accepted the offer. The Hollywood actor, who has also won acclaim as a theatre actor, will begin teaching next semester.
Oxford University has seen many remarkable battles of wits but perhaps none so remarkable as the one last Friday when disgraced Former Congressman Tom the “Hammer” DeLay managed to lose an intellectual battle with himself.
Anderson's biography of the 17th Earl of Oxford, proposed as the real author of the Shakespeare canon, is a detailed, absorbing study of this fascinating figure, and a great leap forward for the Oxford movement.
LONDON (dpa) - Chelsea Clinton has learnt at least one important lesson since she started studying at Oxford University this autumn: Not everyone loves an American, even in a country considered to be Washington's best friend abroad.The lesson has been ...
OXFORD (dpa) - If you go to Oxford, don't ask the way to the university. The chances are you've been wondering around inside it for ages, and simply failed to notice.The town can boast 36 colleges in all, each one a university in its own right. The ins...