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  • OSLO, Oct 20- The United States and European Union want the U.N. to stress the low cost of fighting climate change in a draft handbook on the issue that it is compiling, a leaked document showed on Tuesday. The United States wants the handbook to do more to show that the costs of action "will be almost insignificant relative to projected growth," the document showed.

  • OSLO, Oct 15- Some major customers of Norwegian aluminium maker Norsk Hydro want it to certify metal made with clean hydro power to help a shift from high-polluting fossil fuels and combat climate change, chief executive Svein Richard Brandtzaeg said. The name itself reflects hydro power but they would like us to certificate the hydropower-based metal in...

  • Ebola: How vulnerable are US hospitals?     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Rep. Michael Burgess, MD, (R-Texas), discusses the growing health threat of Ebola. Burgess recommends once a patient is identified with Ebola they should be transferred to a specialty facility.

  • Funding pandemic preparedness     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    Discussing funding to combat Ebola, with Senator Bob Casey, (D-Pa.), who last year passed into law a pandemic preparedness bill.

  • Remedies to Ebola breaches     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    Deborah Burger, National Nurses United co president, discusses Ebola protocols in the wake of the CDC claiming there was a failure in procedure by an unidentified Dallas nurse.

  • Questioning Ebola protocols     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    A member a HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the home of the Texas nurse who contracted Ebola from a patient.

    Former CDC director David Satcher, discusses new concerns over the spread of Ebola after the first case was contracted in the U.S.

  • US nurses properly trained for Ebola?     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell discusses training for nurses who care for Ebola patients in the U.S.

  • Ebola: 1st US transmission     Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell discusses the latest news about the first person in the U.S. to contract Ebola. CDC director Thomas Frieden said a "breach in protocol" resulted in infection.

  • CDC enhances Ebola screening     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest details on the death of Thomas Eric Duncan, and which airports have heightened passenger screening.

  • CDC guidance on Ebola remains     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides the latest on the death of Thomas Eric Duncan, including how the remains should be handled.

  • Ability of US to handle Ebola     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses concerns for U.S. troops in West Africa and how the Obama administration plans to stop the Ebola virus from spreading in the U.S.

  • Outlook for experimental Ebola drugs     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" crew discusses the death of Thomas Eric Duncan and the outlook for experimental Ebola vaccines.

  • 3-D printed heart saves baby     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    3D printed heart at the New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

    Dr. Emile Bacha explains the procedure that resulted in a 3-D printed heart saving the life of a two-week old baby.

  • Ebola: Prepping for worst case scenario     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    A health worker watches as a burial team collects Ebola victims from a Ministry of Health treatment center for cremation on October 2, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia.

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell discusses how health systems are preparing for the potential spread of Ebola.

  • Ebola survivor donates blood     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports from Philadelphia, where the annual conference for infectious diseases is kicking off. Much of the focus is on Ebola.

  • Check out the blood moon     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" crew discuss today's lunar eclipse which is creating a blood moon.

  • Future of genetic testing     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Anne Wojcicki, co-founder and CEO of personal genomics company 23andMe co-founder and CEO, about how her business is holding up since the FDA banned the DNA personal tests kits.

  • Obama: US working on Ebola screening     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell looks at the screening protocols the U.S. is considering to stop Ebola from entering the country.

  • Japanese, American win physics Nobel Prize for LED Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 6:05 AM ET

    Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Nobel prize for Physics for inventing the LED.

  • Twitter grants $10 million to MIT for research Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    Twitter has given $10 million to MIT for research that would explore how people use and achieve shared goals via social networks.