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A simple, low-cost design inspired by an unloved insect can help robots navigate tough physical terrain.
Stanford researchers say the now daily earthquakes in Oklahoma are not caused by fracking itself, but by a related activity.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell explains what the microbiome is and why it's medicines new frontier.
Scientists used the DNA found in illegally hunted elephant tusks to help African law enforcement agencies track ivory poachers.
Fmr. NBC Nightly News Anchor Tom Brokaw, shares his greatest life lessons and biggest surprises, after the diagnosis and treatment for multiple myeloma, which is an incurable but treatable cancer.
Despite new FDA rules meant to clarify labels on sunscreen, many people do not understand what they're doing with it.
Tropical Storm Bill is Texas's second battle with storms in 2015, on the heels of deadly floods in May.
Practical majors like pharmaceutical marketing are exploding. But here's why they're not all that, says one Wharton professor.
Biotech MiMedx sells amniotic membrane tissue that is used to help wounds heal 2-3 times faster than standard care. MiMedx CEO Pete Petit, discusses the effective tissue developed from the placenta.
An extraordinarily large mass of toxic algae off the West Coast of the United States has shut down crab and clam fisheries.
Nautilus Minerals wants to be the world's first deep-sea miner, and says the ocean floor is the safest place to get needed minerals.
Fusion power sounds like a science-fiction dream, but billions in investment are pouring into it, according to OilPrice.com.
The conflict in Ukraine has sparked interest in an Estonian company's lightweight, pre-fab bomb shelters.
Rumors that Molycorp may seek bankruptcy protection sent its shares plummeting last week.
Discussing whether robots will replace skilled workers, with Martin Ford, author of "Rise of the Robots," and Craig Lambert, author of "Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs that Fill Your Day."
A new blood test can find just about every virus you ever caught—in a single drop of blood, NBC News reports.
Physicists at MIT show it is possible to create objects that can move with almost no friction, and it may be big for nanotechnology.
The California drought may have harsh effects on farmers this year, says a new report issued by a team of UC Davis researchers.
California's new urban water use rules go into effect Monday, but the state must do more to prepare for the "new normal," a group of scientists say.
Merck's executive vice president Dr. Roger Perlmutter, discusses research on immunotherapy for certain colon cancers, and the players in the fight against cancer.