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The Navy's Silent NEMO suggests the best engineer for effective machines might be mother nature.
Russia's once legendary scientific productivity has been in decline for decades, and some scientists fear the current climate is making things worse.
Recent storms have not brought anywhere near enough water for California to recover from drought, according to NASA.
Heels have also been a controversial symbol in the battleground of sexual politics. Now a scientific study in France has measured their power.
In the battle over which sex is stupider, a group of male researchers may have proven that men win hands down.
Organic farms may be a lot more productive than previously thought, and they be able may perform better in tough times, according to a study.
Russian Alisher Usmanov reveals he is the anonymous buyer of James Watson's medal – adding that he plans to give it back to the biologist.
A significant portion of the Pacific bluefin tuna supply comes from oceanic feedlots off the coast of Mexico, an activity that can only be supported by the high price of the fish.
NASA launched its Orion space capsule on Friday in an unmanned flight that orbited the Earth twice. The spacecraft could bring humans back to the moon, and potentially Mars.
The University of Texas is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars.
Producing a movie about the world's most recognizable scholar was certainly no easy feat, especially in a world obsessed with super hero films.
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has released a probe toward a comet, where it will attempt the first-ever soft landing on a comet.
Chris Anzalone, Arrowhead CEO, discusses current studies on the hepatitis B virus and its effect on the liver, and whether the company is gaining the confidence back of shareholders.
Prostate cancer drug developer Dendreon has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. CNBC's Meg Tirrell takes a close look at what contributed to the company's downfall.
Robots are joining doctors and scientists in combating the deadly Ebola outbreak.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports what specialists are learning about the capabilities of robotics in the fight against Ebola.
Governments can manage climate change but will have to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2100 to limit risks a U.N. report said on Sunday.
Pfizer earnings topped analysts' expectations on Tuesday, helped by demand for its cancer drugs and medicines in emerging markets.
Like a music hipster, NASA is using SoundCloud to create a playlist of audio clips from historic space voyages that cut across decades.
3M posted third-quarter earnings on Thursday of $1.98 a share, 2 cents higher than expected.