Amgen's cancer drug Kyprolis demonstrated positive results in a study against Takeda's Velcade. Dr. Sean Harper, Amgen, discusses the benefit risk equation for both drugs.» Read More
Llamas appear to be immune to AIDS and HIV, giving scientists hope for developing a vaccine or treatment. Global Post reports.
A spacewalk to prep the International Space Station for commercial spacecraft was delayed, but plans to reopen the American docks will go on.
A cold snap in Florida may threaten next year's citrus crop, and California growers are fighting for their future.
Wal-Mart will raise its minimum wage for entry level workers, and will give raises to nearly 40 percent of its workforce. CNBC's Kate Rogers has this morning's top headlines.
UMass reversed a controversial policy change and continue to accept Iranian nationals into science and engineering programs, NBC News reports.
AMHERST, Mass.— The University of Massachusetts at Amherst said Wednesday that it has reversed its decision to ban Iranian nationals from admission to certain graduate programs in engineering and science. Officials said then that the move aligned school policy with U.S. sanctions against Iran but said Wednesday it has since consulted further with the State...
The economics surrounding a certain commodity can be a game changer for city officials in the snow belt. And it's sitting on your dinner table.
Marijuana might make brain cells that normally suppress the appetite reverse their behavior and encourage eating, says a new study.
Ron Klain, former U.S. Ebola czar, explains the safety and importance of vaccinating children to protect against measles.
Re/code's Kara Swisher talks to President Obama about STEM, education and bringing the best workers to the US. He also talks about immigration reform as a way to make it easier for companies to bring in talent.
Harsh droughts lasting decades are likely to dry out a broad swath of America's heartland, even if we reduce carbon emissions in the next 50 years, researchers say.
WASHINGTON, Feb 12- The world's oceans are clogged with plastic debris, but how much of it finds its way into the seas annually? China was responsible for the most ocean plastic pollution per year with an estimated 2.4 million tons, about 30 percent of the global total, followed by Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Egypt, Malaysia, Nigeria and...
Coastal countries are leaking millions of tons of plastic into the oceans every year, says a new study. And it is getting tougher to remove.
Hospitals near San Francisco are using robots to ferry food, drugs and even dirty laundry, possibly saving patients money, and maybe stealing jobs.
Some environmental groups are taking issue with First Solar's new farm, in which Apple is making a big investment.
Biologists have developed a way to make burnable liquid fuel out of sunlight, by mimicking the way plants derive energy from the sun.
Several African countries report vaccination rates higher than that of the U.S., a survey found.
ZUEHL, Texas, Feb 6- Texas rancher Jim Rackley would like to add more cattle to his herd of about 50 to take advantage of sizzling beef prices and growing demand from health-conscious consumers for his grass-fed beef. But the prospect of cloudless skies keeps him cautious. "Every time we think we're coming out of the drought, we get hit again,' said Rackley, a former high...
The Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for launch at 6:10 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Perched on top of the booster is the Deep Space Climate Observatory, nicknamed DSCOVR, and jointly owned by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The satellite, then called Triana- and lampooned as "GoreSat"- was due to launch on the...
Outbreaks of measles and whooping cough in California have rekindled debates over "anti-vaxxers"——here is a map of where they live.