SYDNEY, July 7- Australian chemical maker Orica Ltd said it would curb output and cut staff at a site in the state of Queensland, hit by faltering demand for explosives from the mining industry. Orica said it would lower production of ammonium nitrate as supply outstrips demand, while 10 percent of the 220 staff employed at the Yarwun site are expected to lose their...» Read More
Irwin Redlener author of "Americans at Risk," weighs in on the Ebola outbreak and discusses if the U.S. is adequately prepared to handle an epidemic.
President Obama discusses the Ebola outbreak, and the unproven and untested drug in the U.S. that appears to be helping infected American patients.
Tom Geisbert, University of Texas Medical Branch, shares concerns for experimental treatments for the Ebola virus.
Darria Long Gillespie, Emory University Hospital emergency physician, discusses at what point companies will begin to invest in vaccines to treat rare diseases like Ebola.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports two American aid workers infected with Ebola are being treated at Emory Hospital in Atlanta today and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending 50 additional experts to Africa.
Breaking down the realistic threat of Ebola, and whether hospitals are prepared, with Dr. Peter Hotez, M.D. of Baylor College of Medicine.
Compassionate use is a way for companies to provide experimental drugs outside of clinical trials for patients with no other options. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on the risks for patients and drug makers.
Xenex Disinfection Services hopes to fight the war against Ebola. Its CEO Morris Miller shares a demonstration of the company's disinfection robot Sara, which he claims can destroy a deadly virus in 5-10 minutes.
The second American with Ebola has arrived in Atlanta, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell explains how patients with serious diseases, who have exhausted hope from medicines on the market, turn to compassionate use campaigns.
NBC's Jay Gray reports Ebola patient Nancy Writebol will arrive at Emory Hospital in Atlanta today.
Nathalie Traller, a 15-year-old cancer patient, talks about the challenges of getting access to experimental treatments for a rare form of the disease.
Nathalie Traller has a rare cancer, but at 15 years old, it's been difficult to get access to treatments.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports a patient with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms is undergoing screenings to determine cause of symptoms at Mt. Sinai hospital.
Ebola is now in 4 countries. NBC News' Sarah Daloff reports Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, is preparing for the arrival of the second Ebola patient Nancy Writebol.
Lawrence Livermore is reaching out to private industry amid a race for talent and ideas to solve pressing issues including national security.
Reports say there could have been 100 AIDS researchers and advocates on the Malaysia Airlines flight which was shot down in Ukraine, with CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Neuroscientist Read Montague performed a study of traders' brain activity while trading. He shares which traders made the most money in the experiment.
Climate change skeptic group The Heartland Institute hosts its annual conference this week and hopes to take on President Obama and others.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports which pharmaceutical stocks are ready for the future of medicine, including Covidien's swallowable pill-size camera.