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Warmer summers and other factors have experts predicting the polar bear may not be able to deal with a warming climate.
The Earth will be quite a bit more crowded in 2050—with nearly 2.5 billion more people than now.
A popular lion shot in Africa has reignited a debate about whether big game hunting helps conservation efforts.
Public interest in the New Horizons Pluto flyby mission set records for NASA's social media and web metrics——but why do we care about Pluto?
While there is speculation the current El Niño could shatter records, weather watchers may not want to get ahead of themselves.
The "Fast Money" traders delivered their 'out of this world' trades.
Public urination has become enough of a problem in San Francisco that the city plans to cover public walls with a paint that repels pee.
Competition for water is forcing companies and governments to treat water as a more precious resource than they have in the past.
Suki Virji, analyst for Scrip Intelligence, discusses the malaria vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline, which has received a "green light" by the European Medicines Agency.
Hans Bishop, Juno Therapeutics CEO, discusses advances made in immunotherapy to treat cancers and other types of tumors by using the body's immune system to defend itself.
Mexico is buying a lot of natural gas from the United States, and that may help it achieve ambitious climate goals.
A group of six American high school students have won one of the most challenging and competitive math contests in the world.
In Hawaii, a phenomenon known as bleaching is putting its coral reefs in danger.
Constant headphone usage has led to an increase in teen hearing loss, and one doctor is cashing in on hearing aids for millennials.
New seaweed strain has double the nutrients of kale, and tastes like bacon according to researchers.
Wildfire seasons all over the planet are lasting longer than they have in the past and burning wider swaths of land, and it is costing a lot.
In honor of the Pluto flyby, here is a gallery of historic first images spacecrafts have taken of different objects in the solar system.
Angel investor Esther Dyson tells CNBC: "The Jawbone, which I'm actually wearing my underwear, I use for sleep." She also wears three bands on her wrist.
NASA's New Horizons probe, after travelling for 9 years, was scheduled to reach Pluto this morning to take pictures, NBC News reports.
Fraser Cain, Universe Today, discusses photos sent back to Earth from NASA's "New Horizon's" spacecraft, giving scientists an close up look at Pluto and its five moons.