What many of us have witnessed this fire season feels alive and monstrous. With climate change forcing a relaxed country to stumble toward new ways of work, leisure and life, will politics follow?
The World Health Organization said it had chosen a name for the disease that makes no reference to places, animals or people to avoid stigma.
With high hopes, drugs to fight brain plaques were tested in people genetically destined to develop dementia. The drugs failed.
The victim was an 80-year-old tourist from the Chinese province at the heart of the outbreak, who had been hospitalized since Jan. 25, the French health minister said.
Sharing the prize with Al Gore, his U.N. organization was recognized for its work on global warming, but his career was undone by harassment accusations.
The North has reported no cases of the virus, but relief groups say it is woefully unprepared to deal with an outbreak.
The storm’s effects were uneven: About 30 percent of the country’s coral was destroyed, but some reefs appeared to be undamaged.
Court decisions in California may shed light on how large chains make staffing decisions.
Pakistan has refused to evacuate 800 citizens in Wuhan, fearing an outbreak at home. Some stuck in the hot zone worry they are part of a larger geopolitical game.
Four reproductive tales from the animal kingdom, where sealing the deal doesn’t always turn out so great for one partner.
A survey of New Zealand scientists found that recipients of a randomized funding program favored random allocations of some kinds of grant money.
This outbreak has killed more people, and more quickly, than a previous epidemic.
Policed by his neighbors and inundated with misinformation, Bob Huang watches a small community grow increasingly isolated.
The “wartime” campaign to round up all who might be sick was extended to cities beyond the epicenter, even as it was marred by confusion that has isolated vulnerable patients and left some to die.
The world’s most trafficked mammal may be involved in the Wuhan outbreak, but the evidence is far from clear.
President Trump’s long-promised rollback of Obama-era fuel economy standards may not be completed until this summer, and may not be tenable even then.
A new generation of autonomous robots is helping plant breeders shape the crops of tomorrow.
With the latest two dead dolphins, nearly 30 animals have been found shot or impaled in the southeastern United States since 2002.
The upside-down jellyfish is mostly stationary, so it evolved self-propelling cells that can swim over and sting you on its behalf.
Lenders and investors, under pressure to act on climate change, have stopped funding Alberta's vast oil-sands developments, and the province is fighting back.
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