The decision to put its flagship Watson Health business up for sale underscores the wider challenge tech companies face in healthcare.
The U.K. government granted emergency use authorization to the COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Pfizer Inc. and German partner BioNTech SE with some...
While the U.S. and Europe await the results of large-scale clinical trials before deploying coronavirus vaccines, some other nations are moving much faster with emergency-use rollouts of experimental Chinese and Russian candidates.
Scientists said on Monday they have detected in the harshly acidic clouds of Venus a gas called phosphine that indicates microbes may inhabit Earth's inhospitable neighbor, a tantalizing sign of potential life beyond Earth.
AstraZeneca said it paused clinical trials of an experimental Covid-19 vaccine after a participant in a U.K. study had an unexplained illness.
Moderna said its experimental coronavirus vaccine induced immune responses in people aged 56 years and older that were comparable to those seen in younger adults in a small study.
‘You must never abandon the public-health approach,’ Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a live...
Mausam app promises accurate weather forecasts and other warnings for nearly 450 cities in the country. It will also provide current information such as temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, for 200 cities. The data will be updated eight times a day.
The annual leakage of plastic into the world’s oceans could nearly triple from 2016 to 2040 and countermeasures pledged by governments and companies would do little to stem the tide, a new study said.
An experimental vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University against the new coronavirus produced an immune response in early-stage clinical trials, data showed on Monday, preserving hopes it could be in use by the end of the year.
Face masks are emerging as one of the most powerful weapons to fight the novel coronavirus, with growing evidence that facial coverings help prevent transmission—even if an infected wearer is in close contact with others.
Trial vaccine elicits ‘robust’ immune-system response in larger group of people, Moderna said.
Two history professors’ text-message debate led to the discovery of a long-forgotten letter showing how Frederick Douglass really felt about a statue of Abraham Lincoln and a slave that’s now under national scrutiny.
Anthony Fauci was speaking during a House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump administration's response to the pandemic on Capitol Hill in...
A 4. 5 magnitude earthquake has been reported by the USGSapproximately 8 km NW of Perry, Oklahoma. 207 people reported feeling the earthquake to USGS with weak shaking reported from Tulsa to Oklahoma City. A 4. 2 mag earthquake was reported 8 km NW of Perry, Oklahoma around 10:15 om 6/20/20 (Courtesy: USGS) The epicenter was estimated to be 8 km NW of Perry with a focus depth of 7. 9 km. A 4. 2 mag earthquake was reported 8 km NW of Perry, Oklahoma around 10:15 om 6/20/20 (Courtesy: USGS)
Percentage of stock U.S. households own determines the market’s 10-year return, writes Mark Hulbert.
Hope that the drug will succeed as a treatment for Covid-19 has sent Gilead stock on a wild ride.
U.S. stock futures surged on Tuesday, with investors set to return from the long Memorial Day weekend. News that human trials have begun for a potential...
The Technology Development Board (TDB) of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) has approved six healthcare-focussed tech projects for commercialisation in an effort to combat the coronavirus outbreak in India.
A genetic study of samples from more than 7,500 people infected with COVID-19 suggests the new coronavirus spread quickly around the world after it emerged in China sometime between October and December last year, scientists said on Wednesday.
The British pharmaceutical giant has agreed to manufacture and distribute an experimental vaccine from the University of Oxford—one of the most advanced candidates—in a partnership aimed at accelerating the widespread availability of the shot if it proves effective.
U.S. stocks surged on Wednesday, encouraged by good news from Gilead’s potential coronavirus treatment. A controlled study found that the drug had shortened the recovery time for Covid-19 patients.
Scientists have figured out how to calculate the age of whale sharks - Earth's largest fish - with some guidance from the radioactive fallout spawned by Cold War-era atomic bomb testing.
Gilead Sciences' remdesivir is farther along in testing than many other potential therapies and the studies could lead to regulatory approval.
U.S. researchers, following the lead of scientists in other countries, have launched studies to see whether widely-available, low-cost generic drugs can be used to help treat the illness caused by the new coronavirus.
The company is releasing an experimental research system for neuromorphic computing, a cutting-edge method that simulates the way human brains work to perform computations faster, using significantly less energy.
Washington state officials are considering taking over a nursing home where at least six residents died in the Covid-19 outbreak.