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A British power plant may be the first in the world to emit less greenhouse gases than it emits, if all goes according to plan.
Emergency supplies were being rushed Tuesday to help Saipan after the Earth's most powerful storm of 2015— Super Typhoon Soudelor— blasted through.
President Obama will unveil regulations representing the strongest US action ever taken against climate change on Monday. The New York Times reports.
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.