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  • New Ebola estimate     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirell reports the latest projections on the Ebola virus.

  • Ebola could infect 1.4 million by January Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    The world's attention may have shifted to U.S. airstrikes on Syria, but West Africa continues to be ravaged by the worst outbreak of Ebola.

  • China drives world carbon emissions to record high Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.

  • China drives world carbon emissions to record high Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    OSLO, Sept 21- World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.

  • Governor: Montana can cut carbon, keep jobs Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Steve Bullock said Friday that Montana can meet the Obama administration's goal of reducing climate pollution while protecting energy-related jobs and avoiding the closure of coal plants that generate the bulk of the state's emissions.

  • At UN, Obama to urge nations to go big on climate Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Having spent political capital fighting climate change at home, President Barack Obama will turn his sights overseas next week, urging fellow heads of state to be as ambitious as possible as they negotiate a make-or-break global treaty to be finalized in Paris next year.

  • Science adviser to 'Interstellar' writing book Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A companion guide to Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" promises not only some background on one of the year's most anticipated movies but also some basic science. Publisher W.W. Norton and Company announced Wednesday that Kip Thorne's "The Science of Interstellar" will coincide with the November release of the movie.

  • Derek Herrera, wounded U.S. Marine Captain, discusses how ReWalk's wearable robotic exoskeleton device has impacted his life for the better and demonstrates the device.

  • FDA creates new category for exoskeletons     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:16 PM ET

    ReWalk CEO Larry Jasinski discusses just how big the market for wearable robotic exoskeleton devices could get.

  • Why it's so hard to call the end of a drought Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:58 PM ET

    Unlike a hurricane, tornado or snowstorm, the ends and beginning of droughts are very hard to predict.

  • Pharma in focus: Ebola & Enterovirus D68     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell runs down today's top health care headlines, including a major move by President Obama to fight the Ebola virus and the latest on Enterovirus D68.

  • Avanir up on Alzheimer's trial     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    Avanir Pharma is up more than 60 percent, after the company said its drug was more effective in reducing agitation associated with Alzheimer's, compared with a placebo. CNBC's Meg Tirrell speaks to the company's CEO Keith Katkin.

  • 'I am a science geek!': 'Big Bang Theory' actress Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    "Big Bang" actress Mayim Bialik is a self-proclaimed science geek (she has a Ph.D.) and wants to get kids excited about math and science.

  • Solar storm heading for Earth Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:19 AM ET
    An April 16, 2012 solar eruption is captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

    A "strong" solar flare that launched off the sun could cause some fluctuations in Earth's power grid, USA Today reports.

  • *Carbon dioxide levels grow at fastest rate on record. GENEVA, Sept 9- The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 driven by a surge in the level of carbon dioxide, the World Meteorological Organization said on Tuesday, urging international action to combat climate change.

  • GENEVA, Sept 9- Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse hit a record in 2013 as carbon dioxide concentrations grew at the fastest rate since reliable global records began, the World Meteorological Organization said on Tuesday.

  • LEVEL OF CARBON DIOXIDE IN THE ATMOSPHERE INCREASED LAST YEAR AT FASTEST RATE SINCE RELIABLE GLOBAL RECORDS BEGAN THREE DECADES AGO.

  • Soybean planting in Brazil's leading agricultural states is only allowed after Sept. 15, following a period of three months in which the land must be left fallow to avoid the spread of disease in the tropical soil.

  • Accelerating Ebola vaccine     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell speaks to Johnson & Johnson chairman, Joaquin Duato, about J&J's partnership with the National Institutes of Health to fast track its Ebola vaccine program to begin human testing by early 2015.

  • Diabetes monitoring goes mobile     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    Discussing the new ways to monitor glucose for people with diabetes, and competition in the space, with Terry Gregg, DexCom CEO. Gregg says his business is in conversations with Apple and Samsung in regards to partnering on wearables.