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 A model of Covid-19, known as coronavirus, is seen ahead  during a US Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the plan to research, manufacture and distribute a coronavirus vaccine. Photograph: Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images

The remarkable global effort to produce a range of Covid-19 vaccines in parallel with developing new treatments – many of which are adapting proven me(...)

Vaccines doses in bottles prepared by a team of experts at the University of Oxford. Photograph:  Sean Elias/PA Wire

This is a series of regular updates from Irish Times Environment & Science Editor Kevin O’Sullivan on scientific initiatives and developments on c(...)

In a note to investors on Friday, Aminex said it had appointed Tom Mackay as interim chief executive.

The chief executive of oil and gas explorer Aminex Jay Bhattacherjee is to step down from his position with immediate effect due to health reasons. I(...)

Dr Elaine Sullivan, Carrick Therapeutics, winner of the Emerging award at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which took place in Citywest. Photograph: Dave Meehan for the Irish Times

Dr Elaine Sullivan, co-founder and chief executive of early-stage life-sciences company Carrick Therapeutics, has won top prize in the emerging catego(...)

Young scientists engage in participative science at the launch of this year’s Galway Science and Technology Festival. Photo: Andrew Downes

Across the world science centres provide an important and successful means of communicating science to the public. We have been slow in getting off th(...)

Drug-resistant bacteria: “Targeting aggressive and resistant disease is an area where we can make a real difference to patients’ lives,” says Dr Elaine Sullivan. Photograph: CDC/Janice Carr/Science Photo Library

A new Irish company treatment company, Carrick Therapeutics, has attracted $95 million (€84.5 million) in an initial funding round. The new financia(...)