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  • New discovery in $1.7 billion IVF business   Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    New discovery in $1.7 billion IVF business

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on a new scientific discovery for the more than $1.7 billion U.S. business of in vitro fertilization. Robert Frank provides insight.

  • 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
    Hep c breakthrough

    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
    Disney store

    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
    Teen Edison invents battery-free flashlight

    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
    ADHD big money for big pharma

    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
    Doctor concerned about ADHD misdiagnosis

    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
    Buy Regeneron today: Pro

    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 CEO on stock spike

    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
    The cold science of freezing temperatures

    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
    Mossberg & Swisher launch 'Re/code'

    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
    Journey to Antarctica: Hiking south for the winter

    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.