Antarctica may have marked its warmest day ever recorded earlier this week, with a temperature reading of 63.5 F.» Read More
In drought-stricken California, farmers make more selling water than rice. NBC News reports.
From vaccines to genetically-modified foods, the scientific community is often stuck playing defense. When did science become a dirty word?
March 6- Lower-cost versions of biological drugs, known as biosimilars, are taking aim at some of the world's biggest-selling medicines. Unlike chemical compounds, such as aspirin or statins, these biotech products are made of hormones, antibodies and other proteins. DIFFERENT REGULATORY PATHWAYS Biosimilars are already sold in Europe, Japan and other parts...
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.
WASHINGTON, Feb 27- A significant majority of Americans say combating climate change is a moral issue that obligates them- and world leaders- to reduce carbon emissions, a Reuters/ IPSOS poll has found. The result of the poll suggests that appeals based on ethics could be key to shifting the debate over climate change in the United States, where those demanding...
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.
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.