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.» Read More
South Korea says its first successful launch Wednesday of a rocket from its own soil has opened a new era of opportunity, taking the pressure off to keep up with its rival, North Korea, on a space race. The CSM reports.
Oil companies at the heart of the US shale oil boom are burning off enough gas to power all the homes in Chicago and Washington combined in a practice causing growing concern about the waste of resources and damage to the environment.
Is it better to have a skinny CEO or one who needs to drop a few pounds? CNBC's Jane Wells reports.
A self-confessed amateur electrical engineer, Eric displays some of his pet projects, including a functioning Tesla Coil and Jacob's ladder.
To some, an auto workshop would seem like an unusual place for science, but to Eric it's just another day on the job.
Reports of flu cases are rising. Robert Bazell, NBC News Chief Science Correspondent reports the flu is widespread in 41 U.S. states. How to trade it, with Barbara Ryan of Barbara Ryan Advisors.
By now, most people know the date of the end of the world is almost here. But what time? And what will happen? Here's what to expect when you're expecting the end.
A back brace can be found on the Internet for $99, but Medicare pays $900, points out Tom Schatz, Citizens Against Government Waste president.
The Treasury is announcing today that it will dump its remaining stake in General Motors, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Michelle Krebs, Edmunds.com; and John Batchelor, The John Batchelor Show host, discusses the latest on the Benghazi scandal.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports a Stanford University study found that people who were introduced to a future version of themselves saved more money.
Right now, wind power receives a subsidy from Uncle Sam, but that could vanish if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Ken Caldeira of Carnegie Institution for Science.
What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.
Workers confess what they always wanted to be when they grew up. Yup, astronaut is on the list. To the water cooler ... and beyond!
President Obama offers his views on changing climate patterns and discusses whether government will put in place legislation that counters it.
CNBC.com presents a list of competitive activities for kids, and what parents can expect to pay for their child’s involvement. Some are academic, some are in the arts and some are meant to develop strategic thinking. But all of them carry a price tag much higher than you’d expect.
“The European countries realize they need more workers,” said one demographic expert. "“It lowers potential [economic] growth rates. Where it becomes very problematic is the impact it has on social spending.”
In Europe, China and America, the major determinants of economic and market performance in the year ahead are political, not economic.
A California businessman chartered a fishing boat in July, loaded it with 100 tons of iron dust and cruised through Pacific waters off western Canada, spewing his cargo into the sea in an ecological experiment that has outraged scientists and government officials, The New York Times reports.
The startup Bromium is taking a completely new approach to security software, using virtualization technology. But will it shake up the $60 billion market?
The video game industry is under attack, with both established and new players chasing a variety of disparate technologies and strategies that might yield a winning combination.