A megamouth shark washed up on a beach in the Pacific, providing a rare glimpse of a mysterious animal. NBC News reports.» Read More
The storm that hit the East Coast last week underwent "bombogenesis," and forecasters say it could happen again to Winter Storm Juno.
A California turkey farm has been quarantined after confirmation of an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza strain.
While hitting an animal with your car may be tragic, statistics say it is usually safer than swerving. It is, but there are still risks and costs.
The effects of climate change could reduce the world's largest collection of coral reef, an area about the size of Japan, to a sliver of itself.
The ability to unfold a protein and return it to its original state could save money in everything from cancer research to food production.
A team of researchers in Scotland found that changing the shape of light can slow it down, meaning the speed of light is not as constant as thought.
An association of top scientists has moved the hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock, over the threats of nuclear weapons and warming climates.
The chief of California's state-run earthquake insurance agency says residents there have no financial protection if a big quake hits.
NEW YORK— Pope Francis, who pledged on the day of his installation as pontiff to make the environment a priority, is drafting a highly anticipated encyclical on ecology and climate change. Francis said last week he wanted the document to be released in time to be read before the next round of U.N. climate treaty talks in Paris at the end of the year.
Scientists lost contact with the Beagle 2 before it was supposed to land on Mars on Christmas Day 2003. NASA images have just shown it.
The White House said the studies, by the U.S. space agency NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, showed a need for action to reduce rising world emissions of greenhouse gases. The scientists said the record temperatures were spread around the globe, including most of Europe stretching into northern Africa, the western United States, far...
Separate studies by the U.S. space agency NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showed that the 10 warmest years on record have taken place since 1997.. The scientists said the record temperatures were spread around the globe, including most of Europe stretching into northern Africa, the western United States, far eastern Russia into...
Of the large inhabited land areas, only the eastern half of the United States recorded below-average temperatures in 2014, NYT reports.
Separate studies by NASA the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration showed that with the exception of 1998, 10 of the warmest years on record have occurred since 2000.. Since 1880, when record-keeping began, Earth's average surface temperature has warmed by about 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit, a trend that is largely driven by the increase in carbon...
Bill Nye, "The Science Guy" weighs in on how to fix the US's problem of not being able to fill millions of STEM jobs.
*KB Home forecasts drop in gross margins. Shares of homebuilders fell 1.5 percent after KB Home forecast a drop in gross margins for the first quarter. Homebuilder stocks had been up earlier in the session, but KB Home dropped 16.3 percent to $13.87, its biggest percentage fall since 1992..
Scientists coated fabric with a nearly invisible substance that can supercharge winter clothing and cut down on household heating.
Anne Wojcicki, co-founder and CEO of genetic-testing startup 23andMe, discusses the new deals with Pfizer and Genentech.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell speaks to Robert Hugin, Celgene chairman & CEO, about the company's ambitious long-term guidance and broad-based drug pipeline.
Superbugs are one of the biggest public health crises facing the world right now. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports nature is sparking hope for scientists.