U.S. Olympians heading to Rio to get expert advice on the Zika virus ahead of the Summer Games, an end to the Oregon standoff as last occupiers surrender, manslaughter charges raised in connection with 2015 Manhattan gas explosion, and scientists announce discovery of gravitational waves.» Read More
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PALO ALTO, Calif.— A neuroscientist who leads a prestigious graduate school and biomedical research institute in New York City was named Thursday as Stanford University's next president, a position he said he would use to champion basic research and the value of a liberal arts education. Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University, will...
Government advisors say it is ethical to test a new fertility technique that would create embryos from the DNA of 3 people; and Playboy Magazine's first issue without fully nudge photos is hitting the stands, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Asteroid mining looks one step closer to reality after Luxembourg announced plans Wednesday to help the fledgling industry get into orbit.
Health officials say a patient in Texas has acquired the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
The are many unanswered questions health-care professionals and infectious disease experts want answered about the mosquito-borne virus.
Puerto Rico has been hit by 19 cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. This may be the last thing the heavily indebted island needs.
Scientists in the U.K. have gained permission to modify the genetic make-up of human embryos for the first time.
In a blog post, the Central Intelligence Agency declassified hundreds of documents culled from the 1940s and 50s that reference UFO sightings.
Dr. Bettina Fries, Stony Brook School of Medicine, explains how the Zika virus spreads.
Researchers developed the eco-friendly 'cultured beef' to meet rising global meat demand.
The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus has raised concern that the virus could spread throughout the US.
Scientists developed a device to prevent implanted insulin-producing cells from being attacked by the immune system for six months.
The U.K. is becoming a test bed for developing and proving new digital technologies in health care says George Freeman MP, UK minister for life sciences, as he discusses health tech trends.
Global tensions, nuclear weapons modernization and the problems with climate change prevention have left the Doomsday Clock close to midnight.
Boeing's Space Launch System, or SLS, has one customer and one mission: to take Americans into deep space.
A national power grid could severely cut carbon emissions while cheaply delivering power all over the United States.
The $8B James Web Space Telescope is being finalized to launch this week.
When completed, the $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope will be the most powerful space telescope ever made.
In an interview with CNBC, the NIH director said people may be "a little cynical" because of cancer's casualty rate, but researchers 'had its number.'