The art world is increasingly turning to scientific analysis of pigments to find out how time has changed some famous paintings.
Like SpaceX, the company aims to build a constellation of internet satellites, but its orbiters could interfere with telescopes on Earth.
State news outlets reported that the 1,000-bed facility would accept patients from Monday even as construction workers raced to complete it.
People in Wuhan line up for groceries and medical checkups — and are skeptical of official reassurances.
Working with the big tech companies, the U.N. health agency has made strides in combating rumors and falsehoods on the internet about the new infection.
With infections doubling every four days and more than 600 deaths, China intensified its response in Wuhan, with house-to-house temperature checks and mass confinements at quarantine centers.
The Trump administration finalized plans to open land once in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to mining and oil and gas exploration.
Hyundai is suspending production in South Korea amid supply chain problems linked to the coronavirus, and Japan quarantined a cruise ship where 10 infections were found.
Looking for the answers to ax² + bx + c = 0? A mathematician has rediscovered a technique that the ancient Babylonians used.
China is advising doctors to consider mixing Western antiviral drugs with traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of the coronavirus. But experts question the efficacy of Chinese remedies.
Forests absorb and store planet-warming carbon dioxide. They are also extremely vulnerable in the era of climate change. Europe is a case in point.
After more than 30 years of research, 1.7 million people are still infected each year with the virus that causes AIDS.
As many as 22 new coal plants—one of the dirtiest power sources—will arise at 17 sites across Japan, just as the world must slash emissions to fight warming.
Rapidly rising caseloads alarm researchers, who fear the virus may make its way across the globe. But scientists cannot yet predict how many deaths may result.
DNA evidence shows that jetsam ambergris comes from sperm whales.
He said mistreating and neglecting children amounted to “soul murder” — a deliberate attempt to crush or eradicate the personality of a vulnerable young person.
The platypus is imperiled by habitat loss, predation by feral cats, and now drought and wildfires wrought by climate change.
Modern humans may have left the continent as long as 200,000 years ago, a new analysis suggests.
The authorities hunt for people from Wuhan, the center of the outbreak, encouraging citizens to inform on others. Even those without symptoms are being ostracized.
Most foreign nationals will not be allowed to enter the United States if they’ve been to China in the preceding two weeks.
Subscribe to NYT Science feed