J. Craig Venter, Human Longevity Inc., explains how gathering massive amounts of data is helping to pioneer advances in genome studies and contribute to changing the way scientist think about health and aging.
Tesla is building a new version of its high speed Supercharger stations in cities to make it easier for apartment dwellers to own Tesla cars
Most Americans believe the U.S. should take "aggressive action" to fight climate change, but few see it as a priority when compared with the economy or security.
John Rountree, managing partner at Novasecta, discusses the fallout of a disappointing breast cancer drug trial for pharmaceutical firm Roche.
A group of researchers has outlined a roadmap to making personalized medicines available to patients in the near future.
Researchers have discovered an exoplanet that burns at a temperature of several thousand degrees.
GENEVA, June 2- The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate accord could add 0.3 degrees Celsius to global temperatures by the end of the century in a worst case scenario, an official from the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Friday. Deon Terblanche, head of the WMO's Atmospheric Research and Environment Department, said the figure was an estimate,...
Elon Musk will leave presidential councils after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. will back out of the Paris accord.
Backing out of Paris climate agreement will cost the U.S. loss of new jobs and industries, said former President Barack Obama.
WASHINGTON, June 1- President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, spurning pleas from U.S. allies and corporate leaders in an action that fulfilled a major campaign pledge. "In order to fulfill my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will...
Doctors aren't able to pinpoint why 4 in 5 birth defects occur, Vocativ reports.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team talks about President Trump's plans to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, after a number of corporate leaders, including Tim Cook and Elon Musk, urged the president to stick with the agreement.
WASHINGTON, May 31- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday halted methane emission standards for oil and gas companies in its latest move to unwind Obama administration climate change rules, amid reports that the United States will withdraw from a global climate change agreement. The EPA said it expects to prepare a proposed rule and launch a...
NASA made an announcement about its first mission to enter directly into the sun's atmosphere.
Israel is developing significant new capabilities in aerospace, including in its commercial sector.
JOHANNESBURG, May 31- South African petrochemicals group Sasol will apply to postpone a 2020 deadline for meeting stricter air pollution laws, the company said on Wednesday. South Africa, the continent's worst polluter and most advanced economy, emits millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year, much of it from coal-fired power plants...
This is the latest development in the fight against what the World Health Organization deems "one of the biggest threats to global health."
For some professionals, being unattractive can have an advantage, a new study shows.
GENEVA, May 30- Tobacco growing causes "massive harm" to the environment through extensive use of chemicals, energy and water, and pollution from manufacturing and distribution, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. The United Nations agency called for the tobacco industry to compensate for its products that contribute to greenhouse gases blamed for...
GENEVA, May 30- Tobacco growing is causing "massive harm" to the environment through the extensive use of chemicals, energy and water, and pollution from manufacturing and distribution, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. The United Nations agency called for the tobacco industry to compensate for its products that contribute to greenhouse gases...