Google said spikes in search traffic during earthquakes led them to add a native quake information feature to search results.
The National Weather Service is creating an office dedicated to 'understanding and predicting' floods and droughts.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on drug maker Tesaro's experimental ovarian cancer drug successfully slowing the growth of tumors.
Pig manure has a high-oil content, and can be blended with rock to create a cheap, renewable alternative to asphalt.
The gas field in Tanzania's East African Rift Valley could help ease fears of a shortage, the Washington Post reported.
The wrong call on the Brexit vote cost many investors, but many funds relying on algorithms came out ahead.
An aritificial intelligent pilot shot down a seasoned human Air Force pilot in a combat simulation.
Scientists have developed two separate vaccine candidates that provide mice with complete protection from the Zika virus.
ALPHA is a "genetic fuzzy tree" system. It behaves a lot more like a human, and it can even "breed" with other software.
Two vaccines for Zika protected against two common strains of the virus in mice, and will enter human trials soon.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson asks money managers Cathie Wood and Chris Retzler which stocks they would bet on in today's health-care landscape.
The research could lead to the development of new medical sensors that can warn patients about potential symptoms.
Nanomaterials are producing self-cleaning bottles lined with materials that repel even sticky liquids and save money, waste, and mess.
A common way of using smartphones fooled two women into thinking they were going blind.
In the run-up to June 23, a whole host of celebrities have given us their opinion on the U.K.'s EU membership. CNBC takes a look.
NASA's Apple TV app displays high-definition video of Earth from the International Space Station, in real time.
California's Sierra-Nevada mountains will need several years to recover from the massive snowpack deficit accrued over the last four years.
Puberty may be arriving earlier thanks to chemicals, obesity, and other factors, but some say the talk is overblown.
Monday evening, a full "strawberry" moon shone in the night sky on the summer solstice — the longest day of the year.
The zika virus could already have a foothold in the southern United States, and public health officials are unprepared for it.