WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 22- Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington. Festivities at one of the largest events on Washington's National Mall...
Scientists worldwide left their labs and take to the streets to rail against what they say are mounting attacks against science.
This Saturday's March for Science is trying hard to be a nonpartisan event, but some may not see it that way.
Last year, a tiny piece of debris punched a gaping hole in the solar panel of Copernicus Sentinel -1 A, an observation satellite operated by the European Space Agency, or ESA. Experts meeting in Germany this week said the problem could get worse as private companies such as SpaceX, Google and Arlington, Virginia- based OneWeb send a flurry of new satellites into...
How to invest in marijuana and avoid the biggest risks, says Micah Tapman.
WASHINGTON— The Environmental Protection Agency is again moving to derail Obama-era regulations aimed at reducing pollution from the fossil fuel industry. The American Petroleum Institute, the Texas Oil and Gas Association and other industry groups petitioned Pruitt to scrap the requirement. Pruitt's decision came less than a month after he waived an...
NBC news reports that a compound found in the protective slime of an Indian frog might become a powerful new drug to treat the flu, according to research.
Scientists have found a planet the size of a jumbo Earth circling a nearby star. USA Today reports.
Sierra Nevada snowmelt is an important source of water for both California's Central Valley and San Francisco.
Piper Jaffray analyst Alex Potter thinks Tesla's planned foray into semi trucks could threaten manufacturers such as Cummins and Paccar.
Tesla's Model X SUV was the overall top pick in the Automobile Association of America's 2017 Green Car Guide.
The man behind the billboards telling Elon Musk to 'dump Trump" has revealed himself, and he is far from finished with his work.
Apple's new campus requires about 3,000 trees, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Saturn's icy white moon Enceladus has given NASA scientists another clue that it could have the right conditions for life, The Verge reports.
NASA is holding a press conference to discuss new findings, from the Cassini spacecraft and Hubble Space Telescope, about ocean worlds in the solar system.
Scheduled for production in 2019, the Lucid Air has long been considered a potential competitor to the Tesla Model S.
Honda unveiled two new additions to its Clarity lineup on Wednesday, offering more choice to customers seeking alternatives to gas-driven cars.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Human error and labeling and design problems led to the release of a large chemical cloud over a city in northeast Kansas that sent more than 140 people to the hospital last year and caused others to stay indoors or evacuate for several hours, federal investigators said Wednesday. The chemical release from MGP Ingredients in Atchison, Kansas,...
SEATTLE, April 10- Boeing Co hired Norsk Titanium AS to print the first structural titanium parts for its 787 Dreamliner, the Norwegian 3- D printing company said on Monday, paving the way to cost savings of $2 million to $3 million for each plane. Strong, lightweight titanium alloy is seven times more costly than aluminum, and accounts for about $17 million of the...
Jupiter makes its closest encounter with Earth in more than a year on Friday night, offering rare views of the solar system's largest planet.