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  • Google Glass helps doctor save a life Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    A man wearing Google Glass at the headquarters of Google Belgium in Brussels.

    Google Glass might have another purpose than just entertaining. Dr Horng from Boston said that it helped saved a patient's life last January.

  • Hep C breakthrough  Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC contributor Barbara Ryan provides insight into new guidelines from the World Health Organization, which strongly endorses two new hepatitis c drugs.

  • How politics buries science in landslide mapping Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 5:26 PM ET
    A car enters flood waters at the Oso mudslide on March 29, 2014 in Oso, Washington.

    The scientific effort to inform the public about landslide risks often run head-on into powerful economic interests.

  • 3 reasons a Disney passion saved one autistic boy Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    On Autism Awareness Day, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Ron Suskind shared what he's learned from dealing with his youngest son's struggles with the condition.

  • US sues drugmakers $1 billion for jacking up prices Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 12:56 PM ET

    The FTC has sued pharmaceutical companies $1 billion for delaying the sale of cheaper medicines after patents on brand-name drugs may have expired.

  • Teen Edison invents battery-free flashlight  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Sue Herera speaks with teen inventor Ann Makosinski who took top honors in the Google Science fair for her battery free flashlight, powered by the heat of a person's hand.

  • ADHD big money for big pharma  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan reports 15 percent of high school aged children are diagnosed with ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  • Doctor concerned about ADHD misdiagnosis  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    Dr. Richard Saul wrote a book called "ADHD Does Not Exist." Saul is certain attention ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder exists only in its symptoms. The condition does not exist.

  • Buy Regeneron today: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    Sam Isaly of OrbiMed Advisors, explains why he likes the new products of Regeneron, and why he expects Intermune to go higher.

  • Want your own office? Here's one talking point Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 12:59 PM ET
    Is an open-floor plan at your work making you sick?

    If you've been wanting to abandon your cubicle to get your own office, there are good scientific excuses that may convince your boss.

  • How a Mars mission could ease future droughts Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:09 AM ET
    A rope float sits on the dry banks of the Russian River at Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach Park on February 21, 2014 in Healdsburg, California.

    Scientists are working to ensure astronauts don't die of dehydration. Now those solutions could ease futures droughts on earth.

  • Scientists hail breakthrough in embryonic-like stem cells Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 10:27 PM ET

    Scientists have found a way to reprogram mature animal cells back into an embryonic-like state that allows them to generate many types of tissue.

  • Neurocrine Biosciences CEO on TD treatment  Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 2:35 PM ET

    Neurocrine Biosciences' president and CEO Kevin Gorman, Ph. D., provides insight on clinical trials for its tardive dyskinesia treatment.

  • Bill Nye on polar vortex: Weather of the future? Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 2:23 PM ET
    Mark Swigart, 41, uses a leaf blower to remove snow from the sidewalks along Grandview Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on November 26, 2013.

    The U.S. remains woefully underprepared for future polar vortexes, Bill Nye, "The Science Guy," told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • The cold science of freezing temperatures  Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Bill Nye, The Planetary Society executive director, discusses the dangerous conditions of the "polar vortex" and the risk extremely cold weather poses to machines and our own bodies.

  • Mossberg & Swisher launch 'Re/code'  Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Tech veterans Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg of Revere Digital discuss the launch of "Re/code," a reincarnation of "All Things D." Re/code also signed a content agreement with NBC News group to partner on technology coverage.

  • Yale teen hanging out at ... the South Pole? Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 2:58 PM ET
    A man crosses a snow-covered landscape in Antarctica.

    Nineteen-year-old Parker Liautaud talked to CNBC on Thursday live during his trek from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole.

  • Journey to Antarctica: Hiking south for the winter  Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    Parker Liautaud, Willis Resilience Expedition leader, has traveled to Antarctica to conduct research to better understand climate change and to raise awareness of global warming. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.

  • Space station's coolant system fails; crew safe Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 10:45 PM ET
    The International Space Station (ISS), as seen from NASA space shuttle Endeavour

    The "Big 14" maintenance issues that NASA faces occasionally during space station operations is not a life-threatening emergency. NBC news reports.

  • Segway inventor: Let's show kids smart is cool Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 12:12 PM ET
    Students and their robots from the First Robotics program lead the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.

    The US needs to get kids to be interested in science and technology. The best way? Convince them that smart is cool, says Segway inventor Dean Kamen.