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.» Read More
Compassionate use is a way for companies to provide experimental drugs outside of clinical trials for patients with no other options. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on the risks for patients and drug makers.
Xenex Disinfection Services hopes to fight the war against Ebola. Its CEO Morris Miller shares a demonstration of the company's disinfection robot Sara, which he claims can destroy a deadly virus in 5-10 minutes.
The second American with Ebola has arrived in Atlanta, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell explains how patients with serious diseases, who have exhausted hope from medicines on the market, turn to compassionate use campaigns.
NBC's Jay Gray reports Ebola patient Nancy Writebol will arrive at Emory Hospital in Atlanta today.
Nathalie Traller, a 15-year-old cancer patient, talks about the challenges of getting access to experimental treatments for a rare form of the disease.
Nathalie Traller has a rare cancer, but at 15 years old, it's been difficult to get access to treatments.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports a patient with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms is undergoing screenings to determine cause of symptoms at Mt. Sinai hospital.
Ebola is now in 4 countries. NBC News' Sarah Daloff reports Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, is preparing for the arrival of the second Ebola patient Nancy Writebol.
Lawrence Livermore is reaching out to private industry amid a race for talent and ideas to solve pressing issues including national security.
LONDON, July 31- Supporters of natural gas promote it as a clean "bridge fuel" between the coal-and-oil dominated energy system of the present and the zero-emissions system of the future based on renewables and nuclear power. Shifting to gas is at the heart of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed new rules for power plant emissions.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 23- In what may be the ultimate in long-distance telephone service, NASA on Wednesday put out a call for a commercially owned and operated satellite network on Mars. "There is a potential communications gap in the 2020 s," NASA wrote in its solicitation, which was posted on the agency's procurement website.
Reports say there could have been 100 AIDS researchers and advocates on the Malaysia Airlines flight which was shot down in Ukraine, with CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
POWRANNA, Australia, July 18- Thousands of Black Angus bulls snort steam gently into the frigid early morning air at Tasmania's largest cattle feedlot as they jostle for space at a long grain trough.
Neuroscientist Read Montague performed a study of traders' brain activity while trading. He shares which traders made the most money in the experiment.
SYDNEY, July 11- After 25 years working around the world as a highly paid geologist earning a six-digit salary, Phil Scheimer is back in Australia weighing up his future prospects: day laborer or pizza delivery man.
LONDON, July 10- Fossil fuels will remain an indispensable part of the global energy supply for at least the next 50 years, so a means must be found to burn them without pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 8- Brazil's most promising offshore oil province, the Santos Basin, has 400 times the number of oil leaks as its older and more prolific neighbor, the Campos Basin, a Brazilian university study says, raising concern about the environmental sustainability of the country's new oil wealth.
LONDON, July 7- Booming demand for food in China's southern and eastern cities is worsening water shortages in arid northern provinces, adding to the country's environmental problems, new research shows.
Climate change skeptic group The Heartland Institute hosts its annual conference this week and hopes to take on President Obama and others.