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(...)

To find new antibiotics, the researchers first trained a “deep learning” algorithm to identify the sorts of molecules that kill bacteria

A powerful antibiotic that kills some of the most dangerous drug-resistant bacteria in the world has been discovered using artificial intelligence. T(...)

Sepsis is now a bigger killer than cancer, with more than double the number of deaths worldwide than previously estimated.

Sepsis is now a bigger killer than cancer, with more than double the number of deaths worldwide than previously estimated, a global study suggests. O(...)

“I’ll talk to you when you’re speaking in a normal voice . . . ” That, I have to confess, was a teenage son responding to me on one occasion. It work(...)

Rescuers search for victims in Palu, Indonesia, on Monday after Friday’s earthquake and tsunami Photograph: EPA/Basarnas

Scientists expressed surprise at the size of the tsunami that devastated the Indonesian city of Palu on Friday, saying an earthquake like the one that(...)

Aimée Madden of CliniShift: “I knew the idea worked from my experience at Whitfield where I reduced our spend on agency staff to zero.”

As the former chief executive of the Whitfield Clinic, a private hospital in Waterford, Aimée Madden was only too familiar with the staffing problems (...)

A protester holds a placard  during an anti-Trump rally in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: EPA/Clemens Bilan

Right wing populism – a la Trump, Marie Le Pen and others – is on the march. In the US we are already seeing how such populism threatens democracy and(...)

An athlete demonstrates the New Balance RunIQ fitness tracker watch at an exhibit of wearables by Intel during the 2017 Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. Photograph: David McNew/AFP/Getty

Are wearables set to die out, dealt the death blow by falling consumer interest as the novelty of counting every step you take wears off? Are you sti(...)

Bon Secours invested €9 million in upgrading facilities in 2015. It said recently it intends to spend €156 million this year.

Private hospital group Bon Secours Health System returned to profit last year on the back of an increase in day case activity. The group, which last (...)

Twitter: young adults who are classified as heavy users of social media were far more likely to experience sleep disturbances that their peers

All that time spent on Snapchat, Tumblr and Twitter may be the reason you’re not sleeping well. According to a study from the University of Pittsburgh(...)

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