Variants of viruses, such as that causing COVID-19, can now be quickly studied in the laboratory, even before they emerge in nature and become a major public health challenge.
Government and social media firms need to take urgent action, according to a new study from the universities of Oxford and Southampton which finds that people who look to social media for information...
Universities, employers, and local leaders will be working together to create thousands of local jobs as the recovery from the pandemic gathers pace.
The University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering is offering free tutoring to high school students across Ontario to help them succeed with remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Equipped with a computer science and economics degree and driven by an urge to help, University of Toronto alumnus Zain Manji recently set out to see how quickly he could...
UCL and UCLH neurologists have published the first clinical observations of patients who experienced an ischaemic stroke, the most common form of stroke, following an Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine.
An easy-to-use breath test that can accurately detect COVID-19 within a minute has received provisional authorisation from Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA).
Research from Massey University shows an overwhelming majority of New Zealanders support regional (94 per cent) or national lockdowns (81 per cent) if there are new Covid-19 infections in New Zealand.
MIT researchers have determined the virus’ protein-coding gene set and analyzed new mutations’ likelihood of helping the virus adapt.
Many parents of children with chronic illnesses felt hospitals were unsafe during the COVID-19 pandemic and took to social media to find information relevant to them, a Southampton-led study suggests.