Drug/vaccine development

A month’s worth of cool science stories.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
A vaccine could confer long-term protection even if a natural infection does not.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
The research that won this year's Nobel Prize in medicine has saved millions of lives, but it has not yet led to a vaccine.
Brian Owens, Contributor
3 Share Physiology or Medicine Nobel for Discovering the Hepatitis C Virus
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
The unprecedented pace of scientific progress on Covid-19 builds on groundbreaking discoveries from the past.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Machine learning turbocharges the process of identifying molecules to test for bacteria-attacking properties.
Brian Owens, Contributor
A new way to treat deadly MRSA infections, gets the blue light.
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer
Checkpoint inhibitors lift the brakes on the immune system, but may join other new drugs in pressing the accelerator on health care costs.
James Gaines, Contributor
Some cannabis-derived treatments are now being tested for their ability to help certain skin diseases
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer
The theory of what causes the disease and how it develops may be wrong.
Joel Shurkin, Contributor
The discovery may one day help people with multidrug-resistant bacterial infections.
Tracy Staedter, Contributor
New research gives weight to the arguments for male and female versions of medicines.
Benjamin Plackett, Contributor