A breast cancer drug from Roche known as Perjeta helped patients live nearly 16 months longer compared with Herceptin and chemotherapy alone. CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides insight to the data.» Read More
CNBC's Meg Tirell reports the latest projections on the Ebola virus.
The world's attention may have shifted to U.S. airstrikes on Syria, but West Africa continues to be ravaged by the worst outbreak of Ebola.
World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
OSLO, Sept 21- World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
Steve Bullock said Friday that Montana can meet the Obama administration's goal of reducing climate pollution while protecting energy-related jobs and avoiding the closure of coal plants that generate the bulk of the state's emissions.
WASHINGTON— Having spent political capital fighting climate change at home, President Barack Obama will turn his sights overseas next week, urging fellow heads of state to be as ambitious as possible as they negotiate a make-or-break global treaty to be finalized in Paris next year.
NEW YORK— A companion guide to Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" promises not only some background on one of the year's most anticipated movies but also some basic science. Publisher W.W. Norton and Company announced Wednesday that Kip Thorne's "The Science of Interstellar" will coincide with the November release of the movie.
Derek Herrera, wounded U.S. Marine Captain, discusses how ReWalk's wearable robotic exoskeleton device has impacted his life for the better and demonstrates the device.
ReWalk CEO Larry Jasinski discusses just how big the market for wearable robotic exoskeleton devices could get.
Unlike a hurricane, tornado or snowstorm, the ends and beginning of droughts are very hard to predict.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell runs down today's top health care headlines, including a major move by President Obama to fight the Ebola virus and the latest on Enterovirus D68.
Avanir Pharma is up more than 60 percent, after the company said its drug was more effective in reducing agitation associated with Alzheimer's, compared with a placebo. CNBC's Meg Tirrell speaks to the company's CEO Keith Katkin.
"Big Bang" actress Mayim Bialik is a self-proclaimed science geek (she has a Ph.D.) and wants to get kids excited about math and science.
A "strong" solar flare that launched off the sun could cause some fluctuations in Earth's power grid, USA Today reports.
*Carbon dioxide levels grow at fastest rate on record. GENEVA, Sept 9- The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 driven by a surge in the level of carbon dioxide, the World Meteorological Organization said on Tuesday, urging international action to combat climate change.
GENEVA, Sept 9- Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse hit a record in 2013 as carbon dioxide concentrations grew at the fastest rate since reliable global records began, the World Meteorological Organization said on Tuesday.
LEVEL OF CARBON DIOXIDE IN THE ATMOSPHERE INCREASED LAST YEAR AT FASTEST RATE SINCE RELIABLE GLOBAL RECORDS BEGAN THREE DECADES AGO.
Soybean planting in Brazil's leading agricultural states is only allowed after Sept. 15, following a period of three months in which the land must be left fallow to avoid the spread of disease in the tropical soil.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell speaks to Johnson & Johnson chairman, Joaquin Duato, about J&J's partnership with the National Institutes of Health to fast track its Ebola vaccine program to begin human testing by early 2015.
Discussing the new ways to monitor glucose for people with diabetes, and competition in the space, with Terry Gregg, DexCom CEO. Gregg says his business is in conversations with Apple and Samsung in regards to partnering on wearables.