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"I don't think enough people recognize how fundamental science is to what we call civilization," says "Space Talk" host Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Hurricane Patricia has defied models and surprised researchers, but there is an explanation for its rapid intensity.
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist and "Star Talk" host, discusses the latest discoveries in science, including the completely "weird" behavior of quantum physics.
The LA Metropolitan Water District is moving toward a program that could eventually result in human waste water being turned into drinking water.
An ingredient used in numerous personal care products might be contributing to the deaths of coral reefs around the world.
A marine biologist claims to have witnessed a captive killer whale that was too depressed to feed her calf during a trip to SeaWorld in San Diego.
The United States had its second-warmest September on record, and other countries felt record-breaking heat, according to NOAA.
A study finds a connection between a heightened, but nonjudgmental, sense of awareness and a lower risk of obesity.
After years of space exploration, Mars remains a big deal. Famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin and a top NASA scientist explain why to CNBC.
This year's El Niño could bring heavy rains to the entire state of California, including northern regions.
Republican presidential candidats have mixed, and sometimes opaque, views on climate change and global warming, and what to do about it.
Two companies built carbon extraction systems to pull greenhouse gases out of the air...and sell it.
If you're the type of person who can't stop eating cheese once you start, it may not be your fault. You may be addicted.
Susan Li reports on the scientific discoveries made at CERN, the European research facility.
Cards Against Humanity’s expansion “Science Pack” has raised over $570,000 for The Science Ambassador Scholarship, a scholarship for women scientists.
Pictures and numbers describing the historical rain and flooding across South Carolina and North Carolina.
Here is a cluster of facts and figures about the historical rain that fell across South and North Carolina.
Athenahealth Chairman and CEO Jonathan Bush, speaks to CNBC's Bertha Coombs, about the brand new medical coding format called ICD-10.
Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, the U.S.-based Paul Modrich and Turkish-born Aziz Sancar won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for work on DNA.
Decades after one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, animals are spotted near Chernobyl. But other researchers are skeptical.