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The head of the Centers for Disease Control's Influenza Division says the agency is "concerned" that the bird flu virus may mutate.
A new study confirmed something researchers have suspected for decades: The stars that populate our universe are burning themselves out.
Drifting pollution has helped erase gains from stricter U.S. emissions rules. Reducing pollution may be an international problem.
'Shade balls' have been dumped into Los Angeles reservoirs to protect the region's water supply from contaminants and from evaporation.
Medical diagnostics company Hologic CFO Robert McMahon, discusses growth opportunities underway, including in its mammogram technology.
The oil dispersant, Corexit EC9500A, was deployed during the deadly Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had concluded in a June 2010 report that Corexit 9500 A was "slightly toxic" to mysid shrimp found in the Gulf of Mexico. Canadian Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq proposed in July that energy...
Coca-Cola is backing a new "science-based" solution to obesity: To maintain a healthy weight, get more exercise and worry less about cutting calories.
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.
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.