Analysis of this Triassic vertebrate's ever-growing tusks revealed that it may have spent part of the year hibernating.
A man in Hong Kong was reinfected with the novel coronavirus twice, but didn't develop any symptoms the second time.
Nearly a month after a ship struck a coral reef off the island nation of Mauritius, causing a catastrophic oil spill, tugboats lugged it out to sea where it is now going to be sunk.
Mortality rates in New York City during the early COVID-19 outbreak and in the peak of the 1918 flu pandemic were "in the same ballpark."
A bit of peanut butter lured the wee mammal out from the rocky lands of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa.
Konrad Steffen was one of the world's leading experts on climate change. In the end, it was climate change that killed him.
If 95% of people in the U.S. started wearing masks every time they left their homes, the total number of projected deaths would drop 49%.
Tropical storm Isaias strengthened into a category 1 hurricane before hitting North Carolina last night, bringing rapid flooding
But to bring the coronavirus case counts down to manageable levels, we can take steps that we know work.
Isaias is expected to bring strong winds and heavy rainfall from the Carolinas to the Mid-Atlantic coast
The SARS-CoV-2 lineage circulated in bats for 50 or 60 years before jumping to humans at the end of last year, a new study finds.
The Oxford vaccine triggered participants to build up immune cells against the virus without causing any severe reactions.
One of the top plant pollinators in the country, these colorful bees likely originated in tropical regions of Australia.
Cells infected with the new coronavirus grow stringy, tentacle-like arms that act like bridges, allowing the virus to invade other cells.
Here's a look back at all we've learned about the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, in that time, and what we can expect in the next six months.