The Corbevax COVID-19 vaccine was developed by researchers in Texas with no patent, and could be the end of global vaccine inequity.
Omicron reduces vaccine efficacy, but boosters improve protection
Preliminary data indicates that booster shots improve antibody levels 25-fold compared to just two doses.
Brain implant helps a blind woman see simple shapes for the first time
A microelectrode array no bigger than a penny gives hope to restoring sight in blind people.
3,000-year-old shark attack victim found by Oxford-led researchers
Analysis is a rare example of archaeologists being able to reconstruct a dramatic episode in the life of a prehistoric community.
Mixing COVID-19 vaccines might boost immunity
Emerging data from trials exploring mixing different types of vaccines demonstrate the practice is safe and could boost immunity.
Do masks need to be worn outdoors?
Though risk is lower, researchers debate whether people should be encouraged to wear masks outdoors or should efforts instead focus on reducing indoor transmission?
How do mutations help SARS-CoV-2 escape our antibodies?
A scientific detective story unearths how SARS-CoV-2 evolves new variants that evade antibodies.
Researchers shed light on the 1959 Dyatlov Pass incident
The Dyatlov Pass incident is an intriguing unsolved mystery. Now, researchers from EPFL and ETH Zürich use science to put forth a plausible explanation for the mysterious death of nine hikers.
Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shown to be safe and effective
The results of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials are the first to be published in a peer-reviewed journal.
New database to accelerate innovation in emerging photovoltaics
Researchers publish an up-to-date and easy-to-access platform with a global scope.