SANTIAGO, June 3- Chile's SMA environmental regulator said on Friday it was investigating Latin America- focused oil and gas explorer GeoPark Ltd for alleged violations, including fracking activities without having the necessary permits. Inspections in 2014 and 2015 of GeoPark's hydrocarbon project in the Fell block, located in the southern Magallanes...
Alzheimer's patients might be showing early warning signs that are missed by tests. Some researchers say they know one way to change that.
Steve LeBlanc, CapRidge Partners Co-Founder, discusses how S.T.E.M. job growth can lead to valuable real estate investments.
The injection of stem cells into the brains of chronic stroke patients has led to promising results, Stanford University says.
A group of scientists found that suppressing activity in key places appeared to lessen addictive and reward-seeking behavior.
The Amazon founder and CEO said we have to start bringing parts of the industrial economy to space in order "to save Earth."
In an email to CNBC, Frans de Waal said that the Cincinnati Zoo did what it had to do with the information available, considering the risk to the child.
The team tests germs for antibiotic resistance, which has become the scourge of hospitals all over the world. NBC News reports.
Is it possible that one day we can leave our physical bodies behind? That one day humans can traverse, not just to planets, but the stars and beyond? Well, according to the laws of physics, we can.
What does the future hold for our understanding of the brain? Could we digitize our memories and personalities? Michio Kaku, physics professor at the University of New York, discusses.
Will science ever be able to replicate the complexity of the human brain - or more specifically, the consciousness that makes us human?
With telekinetic-based technology, such as “first-thought controlled bionic” limbs becoming a reality, what can we expect next? CNBC investigates.
Telepathy, or mind reading, is now the subject of intense investigation by scientists around the world. UC Berkeley’s Jack Gallant and University of New York’s Michio Kaku explore further into the concept.
Historically, with each new discovery, a new model of the brain has emerged, with one of the earliest being the “homunculus”. But what does the future hold for our understanding of the brain?
Jeff Stier, senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research, says it's too way early to sound the alarm over a recent cancer study.
NOAA's Climate Prediction Center estimates how much above average temperatures are going to be over historical summers.
A new U.S. study on rats is giving new life to the debate on whether cellphone use causes cancer. NBCNews reports.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell talks with Dr. Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley professor and CRISPR technology pioneer about the scientific breakthrough of editing genes as a possible cure for hundreds of diseases.
Tom Abraham-James, director at Helium One, talks about the business opportunities and growth areas for helium gas.
*Fast, precise new tool for editing crops and livestock. LONDON, May 26- Heat-tolerant Angus beef cattle designed for the tropics with white coats instead of black or red. In a research lab in Norwich, 100 miles northeast of London, Wendy Harwood is making exact DNA tweaks in barley plants to produce better-germinating grain, with higher yield and quality.