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Rising temperatures are affecting the way French grapes are grown in ways not seen at any other time in the last 400 years.
Scientists are working on more precise clocks that would be an alternative to GPS, and have a big impact on everything from power grids to financial trades.
Lower snowpack levels could reduce flood risk, but heavy rains are still inundating some areas, according to NOAA.
Storks are forgoing their annual migration in favor of spending their winters picking through the landfills of Spain and Portugal.
Dr. Michael Wu, chief scientist at Lithium Technologies, discusses technology trends from CeBIT in Germany.
JHU's New Horizons Mission Operations Manager Alice Bowman tells CNBC why NASA was ready to take the plunge and explore Pluto.
The FDA agreed with an environmental assessment submitted by Oxitec, saying preliminary findings suggested that the genetically modified mosquitoes will not have a significant impact on the environment. Zika virus, first detected in Africa in the 1940 s, was unknown in the Americas until last year when it appeared in northeastern Brazil, where it has been...
Sodium lauryl sulfate was found in the company's liquid laundry detergent.
If the U.K. decides to leave the European Union, it would have serious ramifications for British science, academics have warned.
This El Nino is one of the strongest on record, but it is no cure-all for drought, and it may be contributing to flooding.
Astronomers and eclipse watchers are preparing to view and study the only total solar eclipse of 2016.
The infectious disease advisory group will assist Team USA in the mitigation, assessment and management of potential illnesses.
Researchers have found a new way to identify immune cells capable of detecting tumors, The Financial Times reports.
After living for nearly a year in space, Scott Kelly is two inches taller than his identical twin brother Mark. NBC News reports.
GRAND FORKS, N.D., Feb 29- In a basement lab of a North Dakota research center, Beth Kurz and an assistant are peering through a scanning electron microscope, studying samples from the state's vast Bakken shale oil formation. The University of North Dakota's Energy and Environmental Research Center where Kurz works has hired 20 more researchers and lab...
HOUSTON, Feb 26- If a crisis is a terrible thing to waste, the oil industry sees the Paris climate accord not as a death knell, but an opportunity to innovate and even grow. While the landmark emissions-reduction agreement among 195 countries late last year was seen as a defeat for fossil fuel producers, executives and oil ministers sounded a clarion call this week...
At least four destructive tornadoes were reported Tuesday in Louisiana as a volatile storm moved through the South. NBC News reports.
14 more people have caught the Zika virus in the US without traveling to affected zones, the CDC said Tuesday. NBC News reports.
Thanks to a team of scientists, humans may now be able to preserve a record of the entire history of humankind.
LONDON, Feb 18- If you have never heard the term "El Nino," you might have been living under a rock. The common informed person is probably somewhat aware that we are amidst a record-setting El Nino, and rumors of a possible switch to La Nina later this year have also danced into the public's ear, particularly those with an interest in commodity markets.