A private company has gotten permission from the U.S. to launch into space and return to the moon. The first of many trips is scheduled for late 2017.
A new, drought-resistant type of maize seed could prevent hunger in parts of Africa and may be ready as early as the next planting season.
A Cornell University team aims to place a satellite powered by water into orbit around the moon in just over a year. Water could fuel space exploration.
Hundreds of deceptive Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts falsely claim to be independent news agencies, but are really tied to Iranian state media.
A NASA spacecraft is set to explore a large metal asteroid, 16 Psyche, that may be a remnant of a planet from billions of years ago.
U.S. regulators have approved a California company’s new therapy for treating sickle cell disease, a painful and life-threatening inherited blood disorder.
Learn how Award for Corporate Excellence winner PepsiCo is working with farmers and communities in India to shore up a scarce and vital resource: water.
A new robot developed by the University of Illinois helps farmers optimize their crop production by scanning crops, which means more profitable yields.
Harvard has met a 2008 target to reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent in 2016 and is now looking to set new climate goals.