A closer look at Canada’s homegrown COVID-19 vaccine candidates

More than 100 groups around the world are racing to produce a vaccine against COVID-19, with most of the attention focused on front-runners currently in Phase 3 clinical trials in the U.S. and overseas.... Read more »

Nobel chemistry prize awarded to 2 scientists for developing CRISPR gene editing tool

Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry Wednesday for developing a way of editing genes likened to “molecular scissors” that offer the promise of one day curing inherited diseases. Working on... Read more »

Few provinces still resisting COVID Alert app as new features under consideration

Quebec has joined the COVID Alert app, leaving B.C. and Alberta as the only remaining provinces with no immediate plans to activate the digital tool. Both Nova Scotia and P.E.I. have committed... Read more »