The global wildlife trade is huge and dangerous to many animals, but tough to track. Economics might offer some answers.» Read More
Measuring a long-term deadline in days and not years may help you work toward it sooner and faster, according to new research.
Blue Origin, a start-up space company owned by Amazon.com chief Jeff Bezos, launched an experimental spaceship.
The New York metropolitan area gobbles up more energy than any other major city in the world, according to new research.
BRUSSELS, April 30- The European Commission on Thursday called for a tougher U.N. The European Union has already introduced its own law to curb climate-harming hydrofluorocarbons, also called "F-gases", used in fridges and air conditioners. The European Union is seeking to lead the push for more ambitious action on curbing greenhouse gases ahead of a conference...
In a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Justice, the coalition, coordinated by the Citizens for Health, Environment& Justice, alleges that Ohio's injection well program disproportionately impacts the state's low-income Appalachian areas and has failed to meet a federal directive assuring those communities...
The Russian vessel Progress 59, which experienced difficulties soon after entering the orbit on Tuesday, will crash into Earth.
In earthquake-prone cities, growing populations live amidst infrastructures that are unable to withstand the effects of large quakes.
The research arm of the Defense Department has created a bullet that can change course in mid-air.
VATICAN CITY— The United Nations and Vatican joined forces Tuesday to warn about the dire effects of climate change, gathering religious leaders, Nobel laureates and heads of state to present a united front ahead of make-or-break environment talks later this year in Paris. Ban opened a Vatican conference on the environment that is a key part of the Holy See's...
Challenges have bedeviled some of California water conservation efforts, and experts expect uneven levels of compliance and success.
Years of overfishing, boating and environmental degradation are causing coral reefs to disappear, and scientists say that's a huge danger around the world.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell gives a report on Aerie Pharmaceuticals and why biotech investing is tricky.
Neil deGrasse Tyson astrophysicist and "Star Talk" host, discusses his new show about science and space. Also Tyson weighs in on the next scientific frontier.
Cigars have higher levels of some harmful chemicals, and some smokers may be inhaling more smoke than they think.
California may be dry, but water-breeding mosquitoes, and the diseases they carry, still may have another big year in 2015.
Sylvan Learning CEO Jeffrey Cohen and Bill Nye think a new program teaching children robotics could help solve the gender problem in Silicon Valley, with CNBC's Sara Eisen.
Shares of Juno Therapeutics and Kite Pharmaceuticals are falling today based on news coming out of a big cancer conference over the weekend, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Changes in the prescription drug market may have curbed prescription opioid abuse but may have also fueled a rise in heroin use.
Men seem more inclined toward behaving generously if they see other men doing so—especially when a woman is involved.
Rural thieves in bone-dry California are sacking water pumps and irrigation lines for copper, putting further pressure on farmers.