Sunderland: Job losses

Hundreds of workers in Sunderland, who only narrowly avoided redundancy with the collapse of Thomas Cook in September, are now once again facing…

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Search for Coronavirus Vaccine

How were vaccines developed? There is evidence that Chinese physicians were inoculating against smallpox as early as the 17th century: they blew powdered…

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New Delhi,1.3 billion in lockdown

The Indian government put the country’s entire 1.3 billion-strong population into complete lockdown this week, in response to an escalation in the number…

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Earth was once covered in water

Three billion years ago, the Earth was a flooded “waterworld” with no emergent continents and just a few volcanic islets rising from a…

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An epidemic hits tech’s underclass

The Covid-19 epidemic starkly shows the gap between tech’s elite and its underclass, When Google cybersecurity worker Josh Borden arrived at his office…

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