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If successful, Moderna Therapeutics' cutting-edge drug method could be used to fight cancer and some infectious diseases.
Potent animal hormones used in livestock farming are sticking around in the environment far longer than had been expected.
The maker of fluid filtration systems is expected to receive bids from companies including Danaher and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Behind blossoming flowers and fields of fruit lurk a hungry threat that has crawled and eaten its way through much of the U.S.
Snowpack is an important contributor to water supplies, and crucial to winter tourism and skiing industries in the western US.
California is adopting new drought-fighting rules, but many people in the state don't seem interested in cutting back on water use.
Discussing the laws and ethics around compassionate use drugs, with Art Caplan, NYU School of Medicine; Dr. Amrit Ray, Janssen Pharmaceutical chief medical officer; and CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
The global wildlife trade is huge and dangerous to many animals, but tough to track. Economics might offer some answers.
Researchers at the University of Houston have developed cheap and disposable lens that can turn inexpensive smartphones into microscopes.
A passion for space exploration is the fuel to an innovative economy, says astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Measuring a long-term deadline in days and not years may help you work toward it sooner and faster, according to new research.
The New York metropolitan area gobbles up more energy than any other major city in the world, according to new research.
The Russian vessel Progress 59, which experienced difficulties soon after entering the orbit on Tuesday, will crash into Earth.
In earthquake-prone cities, growing populations live amidst infrastructures that are unable to withstand the effects of large quakes.
The research arm of the Defense Department has created a bullet that can change course in mid-air.
Challenges have bedeviled some of California water conservation efforts, and experts expect uneven levels of compliance and success.
Years of overfishing, boating and environmental degradation are causing coral reefs to disappear, and scientists say that's a huge danger around the world.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell gives a report on Aerie Pharmaceuticals and why biotech investing is tricky.
Neil deGrasse Tyson astrophysicist and "Star Talk" host, discusses his new show about science and space. Also Tyson weighs in on the next scientific frontier.
Cigars have higher levels of some harmful chemicals, and some smokers may be inhaling more smoke than they think.