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  • Dental Stocks Decline     Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 2:44 PM ET

    The US economy is now taking a bite out of dentist office sales, with Lawrence Marsh, Barclays Capital sr. research analyst.

  • Living With Risk Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 9:56 AM ET

    Scientists have discovered neural pathways that seem to correlate with the kinds of people who deal well with financial risk, but even the very definition of risk gets pulled apart by experts.

  • Herb On The Street: Health Care Stocks     Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011 | 2:35 PM ET

    The market is always too optimistic about firms under DOJ fraud investigation, says Sheryl Skolnick, CRT Capital healthcare analyst. Checking in on health care, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • Innovation on Campus: Changing the DNA of Higher Education Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 12:34 PM ET
    The Innovative University

    Real innovation isn’t common in higher education, especially at the most prestigious schools.

  • Falling Space Junk — Where Should it Land? Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 2:14 PM ET

    Predicting where NASA's falling space junk will touch down has proven as difficult as figuring out HP's next move. Both involve unstructured data.

  • Computer Chips Learn Like Human Brains     Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 10:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the story on computer chips that are capable of learning from experience, like a human brain by using cognitive computing.

  • Test Your Innovation History Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:55 AM ET

    In the past half-century scientific advances and innovation have transformed our world, how much do you know about innovation?

  • Best And Brightest Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:49 AM ET

    Invention and innovation can change how an economy, a company, even the human body, works — quickly and profoundly. Our special report, "The Future of Innovation," is about defining innovation in the 21st century, and seeking out where it is alive and well in America.

  • Good And Bad Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:12 AM ET

    Necessity no longer seems to be the mother of invention. The disposable consumer society has facilitated rapid-paced innovation that has blurred the line between good and bad.

  • National Success Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:12 AM ET
    Man with wings

    Great new ideas are only the first link in a chain that includes government and corporate allies in an economy that supports risk.

  • The Right Climate for Innovation Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:12 AM ET

    What a terrible time to try to sell an innovation. Oh, for the boom years of a decade ago, when investment capital was as plentiful as the dew.

  • Future of Innovation - See Complete Coverage

    Depending on whom you ask, there's divergence about which entrepreneur, brand, and product is the most innovative — as technology strikes a different chord with each generation.

  • CNBC Poll: How Can the U.S. Increase Innovation? Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:10 AM ET
    Future of Innovation - See Complete Coverage

    As the pace of innovation quickens, finding an edge is becoming harder.  How can the U.S. nurture innovation?

  • POLL: U.S. Lost Its Innovative Edge? Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:10 AM ET

    As the landscape of innovation becomes increasingly global, there's growing concern that the U.S is no longer the leader.

  • School For The Digital Generation Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:09 AM ET

    A growing number of parents and educators are leveraging technology to transform grade-school education into a stay-at-home, online experience, partly because of shrinking public budgets and curricula.

  • Growing Entrepreneurs Outside the Classroom Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:08 AM ET
    Peter Thiel, founder of the Theil Foundation and is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.

    Some of the the best tech innovators are college dropouts. Now one of them is paying aspiring ones to quit school and brainstorm.  Peter Thiel's fellowship program is now underway.

  • Bright Idea From A Public-Private Partnership Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 10:08 AM ET
    Charlotte, North Carolina

    The city of Charlotte, N.C. and a handful of major companies are hoping cutting-edge technology can show 82,000 workers in the biggest downtown office towers how to save energy

  • Science on the Street     Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 10:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the story on where some of the biggest breakthroughs in technology and science over the last decade have come from.

  • Breeding the Next Tech Titan     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 4:43 PM ET

    Mayor Bloomberg is hoping a new initiative called, "Applied Sciences New York City" will position NYC to overtake Silicon Valley. John Hennessy, Stanford University, discusses Silicon Valley and what the University is prepared to do to help the mayor achieve his goal.

  • The Science Tax Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 5:54 PM ET
    Astronaut

    When I saw the headline “The science tax” over at Ezra Klein’s blog, I thought for a moment that he was going to advocate one of the most controversial tax proposals I ever advocated.