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Medieval children's doodles found in manuscript margins

How a chance discovery by a York historian led to deeper insight into childhood in the past.

Second-hand genes: sharing makes bacteria stronger

Bacterial gene exchange may contribute to the rise of superbugs according to our biologists.

Pendant's corner: Britain's oldest Mesolithic art

Expertise from across our departments helps tell the story of an 11,000 year-old pendant.

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