Coronavirus: Falling rates in university areas could be hiding a wider outbreak in cities, analysis shows | Science & Tech News

Falling rates of COVID-19 among students could be masking an underlying epidemic, research by Sky News has revealed. The Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham said this week that Tier 3 … Read More

British Airways fine dropped by £163m due to economic impact of pandemic | Science & Tech News

British Airways is to be fined £20m after losing the personal and financial details of more than 400,000 customers in a cyber attack. The fine is considerably lower than the … Read More

US Election 2020: Facebook and Twitter block ‘highly suspicious’ story about Joe Biden’s son Hunter | Science & Tech News

Facebook and Twitter are preventing users from sharing a story about Hunter Biden, which was published in circumstances an expert in foreign interference described as “highly suspicious”. Two articles published … Read More

Coronavirus: Tuberculosis vaccine BCG could help in fight against COVID-19 | Science & Tech News

A tuberculosis (TB) vaccine given to more than 100 million babies each year could help adults fight coronavirus, health experts have said, after trials showed it stimulates the immune system. … Read More

Coronavirus: Tuberculosis vaccine BCG could help in fight against COVID-19 | Science & Tech News

A tuberculosis (TB) vaccine given to more than 100 million babies each year could help adults fight coronavirus, health experts have said, after trials showed it stimulates the immune system. … Read More

Nobel prize: British scientist among three honoured for hepatitis C discovery | Science & Tech News

A Briton is among three scientists who have been co-awarded a Nobel prize for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus. Michael Houghton, along with Americans Harvey Alter and Charles … Read More

International Space Station: Radish seeds, meats and cheeses sent to astronauts for Thanksgiving | Science & Tech News

A cargo ship has been launched to the International Space Station with a special food delivery for astronauts. The American global aerospace company Northrop Grumman launched its capsule from the … Read More

Coronavirus: More than half of us are reusing disposable masks – and others aren’t being washed much | Science & Tech News

More than half of people who wear disposable face masks to protect against coronavirus are using them multiple times, while those who opt for reusable coverings are not washing them … Read More

Coronavirus: Antibodies in donated plasma decline rapidly after first symptoms, warns study | Science & Tech News

COVID-19 antibodies in blood plasma donations appear to drop within just months of symptoms emerging, a study has warned. The NHS has been using plasma as a treatment for coronavirus … Read More

GCHQ discovered ‘nationally significant’ vulnerability in Huawei equipment | Science & Tech News

Cyber security analysts tasked with investigating Huawei equipment used in the UK’s telecommunications networks discovered a “nationally significant” vulnerability last year. Investigators at the UK’s Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre … Read More