LE BOURGET, France— One of the smartest ways to fight global warming is putting a price on carbon dioxide pollution, some key world leaders said at Monday's international climate summit. Either a tax on carbon dioxide emissions or trading carbon pollution like pork bellies, which puts a price on carbon, will help use capitalism to get closer to a day when the world...» Read More
Record-breaking temperatures hit Eastern regions across the United States this past week, from the Northeast to Florida.
NASA is accepting applications for astronaut candidates starting December 4th.
NASA revealed on Wednesday that it will begin accepting applications for the next class of astronaut candidates starting on Dec. 14.
RIYADH, Nov 5- Saudi Arabia's first carbon capture and storage pilot project, located at its Ghawar oilfield, may boost oil recovery rates by 20 percentage points, oil minister Ali al-Naimi said. Ghawar, which has been pumping since 1951, produces over 5 million barrels per day, almost half Saudi Arabia's oil output. The field has estimated remaining proven oil...
TOKYO, Nov 5- Mazda Motor Corp on Thursday said it would not use air bag inflators manufactured by Takata Corp containing ammonium nitrate in its new cars after such products were banned by U.S. regulators the previous day. "We will not use Takata air bag inflators which contain ammonium nitrate in our new cars," Akira Marumoto, Executive Vice President Akira...
The autonomous device would cost about $1700 to build, and uses off-the-shelf parts including cameras and a processor.
BAE Systems is backing a revolutionary engine that could propel aircraft into outer space and back at five times the speed of sound, the FT reports.
A teenaged girl in Oregon has been diagnosed with the bubonic plague, which she may have contracted from a flea bite.
Dr. Alan Hodgkin's 1963 Nobel Prize sold for $795,614 by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on Thursday.
The "Halloween asteroid" formally known as 2015 TB145 will give astronomers needed knowledge of asteroids — and how we might deflect one.
Silicon Valley blood testing start-up Theranos. CNBC contributor Jessica Lessin, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of The Information, discusses the questions surrounding the business model of Theranos, and the future for growing private tech companies.
New York Times' Jim Stewart, discusses Silicon Valley blood testing start-up Theranos.
Cambridge University chemists have created a battery that can hold five times more energy than today's batteries.
IBM announced Wednesday an agreement to acquire The Weather Company's B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties.
Researchers have developed a device that uses wireless signals to detect silhouettes of people who aren't within sight — even on the other side of a wall.
The company cited a strong dollar and weak agricultural markets in Brazil and other emerging markets for the decline in profits.
Do you really want to know what's in a hot dog? Well, Clear Food did, and their results may make you a little queasy.
"I don't think enough people recognize how fundamental science is to what we call civilization," says "Space Talk" host Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Hurricane Patricia has defied models and surprised researchers, but there is an explanation for its rapid intensity.
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist and "Star Talk" host, discusses the latest discoveries in science, including the completely "weird" behavior of quantum physics.