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A strengthening El Nino season could mean more rain coming to drought-ridden California. But that could pose a different problem.
Scenes of the destruction left by the sudden heavy rains that inundated parts of Texas over the Memorial Day weekend.
*Germany, Japan at forefront of opposition. BARCELONA, May 27- The world's richest nations are unlikely to reach a deal to phase out subsidies for coal exports at talks in June, reducing the chances of a new global climate change agreement at a U.N. conference in Paris, officials and campaigners say. One European Union official, speaking on condition of anonymity,...
The White House called for further review from the scientific community on human genome editing in a note issued Tuesday.
Despite strict water restrictions, California's water parks are still wet, fairways are still green and showering at hotels is still possible.
John F. Nash Jr., a mathematician who shared a Nobel Prize and was the subject of "A Beautiful Mind” was killed in a New Jersey car crash.
Yes, companies need to do more on climate change. But, here's what they need first, according to leaders from the International Chamber of Commerce.
A new sonar system is inspired by one of mother nature’s masters: the bat. It is another example of the growing influence of biomimetics.
New findings have caused scientists to ponder if dogs have been our best friends for longer, the New York Times reports.
The discovery of a few stone tools in Kenya has just pushed back a piece of the archaeological record almost a million years.
Researchers at UC Irvine restored a key feature of young brains, the flexibility that allows for learning and creativity.
NEW ORLEANS— In a new study, a team of scientists says there's a definite link between the massive BP oil spill in 2010 and a record number of dolphin deaths along the northern Gulf of Mexico. The study involved federal scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. "No feasible alternative causes remain that can reasonably explain the...
The Navy has a new drone for spying that is small, cheap and completely disposable.
Scientists have engineered brewer's yeast to synthesize opioids such as morphine from a common sugar, according to an international team.
The climate pattern known as El Nino is on its way, climate forecasters say. But what is it, and why should we care?
CNBC's Meg Tirrell breaks down all the biotech data coming out ahead of the ASCO Conference, and why Clovis Oncology's stock is climbing.
Beekeepers lost huge numbers of bees last year, and scientists still do not know why.
U.S. scientist Bill Nye, popularly known as "the Science Guy", has launched a Kickstarter to fund an satellite propelled by solar energy.
If successful, Moderna Therapeutics' cutting-edge drug method could be used to fight cancer and some infectious diseases.
Potent animal hormones used in livestock farming are sticking around in the environment far longer than had been expected.