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John Pence, nephew of US vice-president Mike Pence, with supporters of Donald Trump from the Navajo Nation. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

It’s just after noon at Window Rock on the Arizona-New Mexico border, and a small but vocal group of residents has gathered beneath the searing sun at(...)

The company’s decision to pursue a single-dose product may help its trials move faster than rivals that need to give two jabs. Photograph: iStock

Johnson & Johnson became the first leading pharmaceuticals company to test a single-dose Covid-19 vaccine with the launch this week of a phase 3 t(...)

US national ecurity adviser Robert O’Brien during a meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

US national security adviser Robert O’Brien has tested positive for coronavirus, the White House announced on Monday, making him the most senior membe(...)

Dr Anne Moore: ‘Hopefully in the future, vaccines will be easy to administer, with a patch or a tablet.’

You work on vaccines that don’t need to be delivered using large needles, I like the sound of that. What are you developing? I am working on delivery(...)

Scientist Xinhua Yan works in the lab at Moderna in Cambridge, MA.  Photograph: David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe

Juan Andres woke up three times during the night after putting his precious vials of vaccine on the back of a delivery lorry. In late February, Modern(...)

 Bill Gates at Trump Tower in New York. It  was during a  meeting between Gates and Trump in March of 2018 that the billionaire  claims he changed the president’s opinion on vaccinations.   Photograph:  Getty Images

How did Bill Gates manage to sway Donald Trump towards a pro-vaccination stance? By being there. There is a site where people share their favourite (...)

Egypt’s ancient library at Alexandria (c.300 BC) once held all of the world’s knowledge in half a million scrolls, representing 30-70 per cent of the (...)

The movie The Hangover: Having one hits work and academic performance.

Thirst, headache, faintness, dizziness, nausea and feelings of general lousiness: the clinical symptoms of a hangover. Other than fling yourself in fr(...)

Viagra: originally studied for the heart condition angina. Photograph: SSPL/Getty Images

Upcycling has gradually been taking over the fashion world. Now the pharmaceutical industry seems to be doing the same: taking an old item and putting(...)

DNA molecules seen under a microscope. Experts on DNA and data say without access to the cloud, modern genomics would grind to a halt

Amazon. com is in a race against Google to store data on human DNA, seeking both bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries an(...)

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