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  • One tycoon's quest to create moon private property Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 1:44 PM ET
    Section of a full moon

    Robert Bigelow is applying to amend a 1967 international agreement on the moon so that a system of private property rights can be established there.

  • 2013 so far seventh hottest year, more warming seen-WMO Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    *Extremes so far in 2013 include Typhoon Haiyan, Australia heat. WARSAW, Nov 13- This year is the seventh warmest since records began in 1850 with a trend to weather extremes and the impact of storms such as Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines aggravated by rising sea levels, the World Meteorological Organization said on Wednesday.

  • WARSAW, Nov 11- World governments meeting in Poland from Monday are likely to make only modest progress in reaching a 2015 deal to fight climate change, with concern over economic growth at least partially eclipsing scientists' warnings of rising temperatures.

  • *UN conference in Warsaw to seek new emissions pact. GENEVA, Nov 6- Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2012, the World Meteorological Organisation said on Wednesday.

  • Greenhouse gas volumes reached new high in 2012 - WMO Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    GENEVA, Nov 6- Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2012, the World Meteorological Organization said in its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin on Wednesday.

  • India blasts off in race to Mars Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 6:42 PM ET

    India launched its first rocket to Mars on Tuesday, aiming to reach the red planet at a much lower cost than successful missions by other nations.

  • Dana Bieber, NO on 522 Coalition spokesperson, says "initiative 522," which would require GMO foods to be labeled in Washington, provides "misleading information." Jeffrey Smith, Institute of Responsible Technology, explains why he is in support of the labels.

  • The sun's 'canyon of fire' and other hot videos Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 9:45 AM ET

    Check out a solar phenomenon known as "the canyon of fire".

  • India counts down to ambitious Mars mission Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 12:50 AM ET

    India is gearing up for its first mission to Mars, which if successful, would make it the first Asian nation to reach the Red Planet.

  • DALLAS, Nov 3- For more than a century, ranchers and their children have paraded cattle around the dusty show ring at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas, in a rite of passage that is part farm economics, part rural theater.

  • OSLO, Oct 31- Total greenhouse gas emissions by China and other emerging nations since 1850 will surpass those of rich nations this decade, complicating U.N. talks about who is most to blame for global warming, a study showed on Thursday.

  • BEIJING, Oct 30- A chronic shortage of natural gas is hurting China's plan to move away from burning coal to heat homes and offices, raising the prospect of more choking air pollution this winter and beyond.

  • China's anti-pollution drive risks running out of gas Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:27 PM ET

    BEIJING, Oct 30- A chronic shortage of natural gas is hurting China's plan to move away from burning coal to heat homes and offices, raising the prospect of more choking air pollution this winter and beyond.

  • Oct 23- Strong demand for W.R. Grace& Co's construction, packaging and coatings materials helped quarterly profit scrape past analysts' estimates, even as prices of chemical catalysts, its main business, remained low.

  • Baldness cure could be close—study Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 8:49 AM ET

    A breakthrough technique that can generate human hair growth shows promise for treating baldness in men and women.

  • Oreos as addictive as crack?     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    A new study from Connecticut College found lab rats that ate Oreo cookies activated neurons in their brains' "pleasure center" in the same way that drugs such as cocaine would.

  • Pick up or delivery? NASA launches new space ship Sunday, 29 Sep 2013 | 11:37 AM ET
    This image provided by NASA-TV shows the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft, top, after Dragon was grappled by the Canadarm2 robotic arm and connected to the International Space Station, Friday, May 25, 2012. Dragon is scheduled to spend about a week docked with the station before returning to Earth on May 31 for retrieval. (AP Photo/NASA)

    NASA's newest delivery service pulled up at the International Space Station on Sunday after a week's delay, bringing more than a half-ton of supplies.

  • Aspiring Martians pay up in hope of a one-way trip Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 12:10 PM ET
    Planet Mars.

    The Mars One venture says more than 200,000 people registered their interest in taking a one-way trip to the Red Planet. NBC reports.

  • Nightmare at the Pittsburgh VA     Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 2:40 PM ET

    The "Street Signs" crew reports on an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has resulted in patient deaths at the VA hospital in Pittsburgh.

  • Quest for Alzheimer's cure     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    It has been more than a decade since a new drug has come on the market. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on whether a new one is in the works.

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