Those white socks are there because of genetic mutations and domestication.
Coronavirus may linger in the body for weeks after people recover. But that may actually be a good thing.
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent widespread infections.
A second person in California appears to have contracted the new coronavirus through community transmission, according to news reports.
Physicist Freeman Dyson was known for his work on quantum physics and mathematics, as well as his big ideas about the far future.
Researchers discovered an uncharted island beneath melting Antarctic ice. Its rocky underbelly could hold clues to the continent's response to climate change.
There's plenty of nonsense about the coronavirus online. Here are some of the biggest COVID-19 myths out there and the science to explain why they aren't true.
In this special episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll give you the latest news and answer frequently asked questions about the new coronavirus and COVID-19.
A gargantuan explosion tore through the heart of a distant galaxy cluster, releasing about five times more energy than the previous record holder, a new study reports.
An outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S. seems inevitable. How will local governments and health care facilities respond?
A coronavirus patient in Northern California who may be the first in the U.S. to catch the virus from within the community wasn't tested for the virus for several days after arriving at the hospital.
Here are links to coronavirus pages from U.S. state and local health departments, where you can get practical information for your locale and the spread of COVID-19.
The first published data from the Yutu 2 rover's ground-penetrating radar instrument reveal the layered structure beneath the gray dirt of Von Kármán Crater's floor.
For decades, an enigmatic inscription in a rock on a French beach defied translation. But experts finally decoded the puzzling text.
On International Polar Bear Day, let's celebrate the largest of the bear species with these magnificent polar bear photos.
A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in a Northern California resident who had no travel history to an affected area and no known contact with a person previously diagnosed with the coronavirus.
President Trump announces that Vice President Pence will take the lead in the government's response to the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.
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