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No more helmet hair

Viking warriors carried combs as well as swords on their seafaring ventures, according to our archaeologists.

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Newt hope for osteoarthritis sufferers

The amazing ability of newts to regenerate has inspired research into possible new treatments.

Tree of a kind

A York conservationist has discovered a new species and is inviting schools and colleges to name it.

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South African Jazz Cultures

Six days of public lectures, discussions and live music
4 - 9 September.

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The Conversation

Read the latest comment and analysis from our academics on theconversation.com

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The city of York

Our beautiful, vibrant city is regularly cited as one of the best cities to live in the UK.

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Investing in our campus

We're growing fast and investing accordingly - £750 million in the last 10 years.

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