On Thursday, health officials in China reported more than 14,000 new cases in Hubei Province alone. A change in diagnostic criteria may be the reason.
Xi Jinping has backed out of the spotlight as the country faces its worst crisis in years, reflecting the political risks he faces if efforts to contain the virus fail.
A tech billionaire’s PowerPoint brought the Trillion Trees climate plan to the president, a textbook case of ad hoc policymaking in the Trump era.
As the number of the sick and dead surged in Hubei Province, China’s Communist Party ousted the leader at the center of the outbreak.
China’s health authorities have decided to no longer count as confirmed cases those patients who test positive but don’t show symptoms. Skepticism was immediate.
It is the first oil giant to make a zero-emissions climate pledge that covers the burning of fuel it extracts.
Reconstruction of a fossil of an extinct South American relative of the capybara shows it didn’t have much space in its skull for a brain.
About half of the premature deaths caused by poor air quality are linked to pollutants that blow in from other states, a new study found.
Genes in some living West Africans shed light on human genetic diversity, which has been difficult to find in the continent’s fossil record.
A handful of buildings around the world have been linked to multiple cases of the new virus, raising fears of rapid transmission.
The specimen is older than T. Rex and other famous members of its family, which could fill in this apex predator’s family tree.
At least a dozen carbon capture projects are remain blocked because the I.R.S. has yet to explain how, exactly, companies can claim the tax credit that would make the projects viable.
A neuroscientist, he showed how an unrelenting barrage of stress hormones can break down the body, leading to disease, depression, obesity and more.
A widely loathed species that
puts humans in
In his new book, “The Falcon Thief,” Joshua Hammer exposes the world’s most notorious wild-bird trafficker.
A software engineer finds herself unable to return to her job in Hong Kong after the Philippine government banned travel to the city.
President Xi Jinping, accused of being aloof amid the crisis, made a very public appearance in Beijing.
Trains, cars and poaching have all contributed to a soaring number of fatalities, prompting fears for the grizzlies’ future.
The NASA-European Space Agency spacecraft, which launched Sunday, will spend the next decade closely observing the sun.
The astronaut completed three all-female spacewalks and set a record for time in space, but you should remember her for much more.
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