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  • SCOTUS Rules on Patenting DNA   Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    SCOTUS Rules on Patenting DNA

    In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court justices say naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Obamacare's Med School Dilemma   Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:52 PM ET
    Obamacare's Med School Dilemma

    Discussing the big problems Obamacare creates for hospitals, doctors, and even medical students, with Dr. Beth Haynes M.D. of Benjamin Rush Society, Brian Blank, UNC-Chapel Hill Medical Student.

  • Monsanto Saying No to GMO Crop Expansion in Europe Friday, 31 May 2013 | 2:56 PM ET
    Farmer Matt Wiggeim unstraps a delivery of Monsanto DeKalb brand seed corn on a farm in Princeton, Ill.

    Monsanto is not pushing for expansion of genetically modified crops in most of Europe as opposition to its biotech seeds in many countries remains high, company officials said.

  • Asteroid to Pass By Earth   Friday, 31 May 2013 | 2:45 PM ET
    Asteroid to Pass By Earth

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the name of the asteroid flying by Earth is "1998 QE2," and it won't get any closer to Earth than 3.6 million miles.

  • Leading the Fight Against Cancer   Friday, 31 May 2013 | 2:30 PM ET
    Leading the Fight Against Cancer

    Bristol-Myers is presenting data on its next-generation drug Nivolumab, which treats tumors, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Asteroid to Miss Earth By 3.6 Million Miles

    Asteroid alert! CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the asteroid passing by Earth today.

  • Searching For a Cancer Breakthrough   Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:02 PM ET
    Searching For a Cancer Breakthrough

    Gilead is taking aim at cancer, and the company is presenting early-stage data at the oncology conference on treatment for blood cancer, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • QE2 astroid has a moon.

    There's a big asteroid that's due to sail past Earth on Friday, and it comes with a moon twice as big as the ocean liner that shares the meteor's name.

  • Game Changers: Personalized Medicine   Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Game Changers: Personalized Medicine

    The cost of sequencing DNA has plunged from $100 million in 2001 to less than $10,000 today. Amit Bhalla, Citi, offers insight on the developing technologies for personalized care.

  • Dad's Note To 12-Year Old Son Sells For $6 Million Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    A letter Francis Crick wrote shortly after the discovery of the structure of DNA sold at Christie's for a whopping $5.3 million.

  • Intuitive Surgical Raises Red Flag   Friday, 10 May 2013 | 4:50 PM ET
    Intuitive Surgical Raises Red Flag

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg reports on the question facing Intuitive Surgical. The company alerted hospitals of a potential issue with one of its instruments.

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    Researchers have declared a new species of dinosaur found in northwestern China. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Health Care Stocks Slammed   Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 2:21 PM ET
    Health Care Stocks Slammed

    Health care stocks are getting hit hard today, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Silicon Valley Lobby Group   Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 7:52 PM ET
    Silicon Valley Lobby Group

    A non-profit advocacy organization is going to focus on the desire to keep America competitive in what is increasingly a knowledge economy. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be involved.

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    Physicists announced Thursday they believe they have discovered the subatomic particle which will go a long way toward explaining what gives electrons and all matter in the universe size and shape.

  • Meet ALMA, $1.5 Billion ‘Time Machine’ in Chile Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 10:10 AM ET
    ALMA telescope located in the Chilean Andes.

    In the high desert of the Chilean Andes, a $1.5 billion international telescope was brought to full power on Wednesday, enabling mankind to peer deeper into space and further back in time than ever before.

  • Baby Born With HIV Is Cured   Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 7:27 PM ET
    Baby Born With HIV Is Cured

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on tonight's major headlines, including a 2-year old girl appears to be cured of HIV after aggressive treatments after birth. The "Kudlow Report" crew, discuss.

  • Scientists Claim 72 Is the New 30 Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 1:55 AM ET
    How Marketers Can Get the Rich Elderly to Spend

    Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany, said progress in lowering the odds of death at all ages has been so rapid since 1900 that life expectancy has risen faster than it did in the previous 200 millennia since modern man began to evolve from hominid species. The Financial Time reports.

  • Global Fight Against Tuberculosis   Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 1:22 PM ET
    Global Fight Against Tuberculosis

    Turberculosis is making a global comeback, including in the United States. Dr. William Schaffner of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, discusses the concern surrounding the disease.

  • Millionaire Spaceflier Eyes 2018 Mars Mission Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 11:56 AM ET
    Dennis Tito, most widely known as being the first space tourist back in mid-2001.

    Dennis Tito, who paid a reported $20 million for a ride on a Russian spacecraft, is said to be backing a privately funded, possibly manned, shot at Mars.