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  • If the Sky Is Falling, Gold Is Rising Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:38 AM ET

    "Gold has been a useful store of value for 6,500 years,” says one observer of the gold bug crowd. “Uncertainty causes people to see stable value, and gold provides that confidence.”

  • The Numerology and I Ching of Apocalypse 2012 Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 9:36 AM ET

    Some  believe Dec. 21, 2012 — 12/21/2012 — will see a cataclysmic set of events that mark either the end or rebirth of the world.

  • Do You Know Your Stock Market Jargon? Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 12:02 PM ET

    How much stock market jargon do you know? Take our quiz and find out!

  • The Impact of Dodd-Frank Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 11:05 AM ET

    How much do you know about the impact of the proposed Dodd-Frank law?

  • What Do You Know About Property? Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 8:57 AM ET

    how much do you know about home ownership and real estate. Take our quiz.

  • What the Tsunami Means for US West Coast Friday, 11 Mar 2011 | 11:35 AM ET

    Residents need to be prepared for the strongest waves four to five hours after the first one hits, but there will be no "wave of water", one expert told CNBC.

  • More and more people are questioning the practicality of a traditional bachelor of arts degree as the United States struggles to create jobs in a global economy while U.S. colleges fail to contain tuition costs.

  • How Much Do You Know About Education? Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 | 1:48 PM ET

    How much do you know about the costs and rewards of education?

  • In his new book, "SHINE: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People," author and psychiatrist Dr. Ned Hallowell explains how the latest research in brain science, yes BRAIN SCIENCE, can help motivate and engage employees to become top performers.

  • Sunspots Predict 'Major Crisis' After 2013: Chartist Monday, 29 Nov 2010 | 4:27 AM ET

    Sunspots are moving in direct correlation with activity in the markets and they are predicting a crisis in about three years, technical analyst Charles Nenner told CNBC Monday.

  • Computers Set for Quantum Leap Friday, 17 Sep 2010 | 10:47 AM ET

    A new photonic chip that works on light rather than electricity has been built by an international research team, paving the way for the production of ultra-fast quantum computers with capabilities far beyond today’s devices.

  • Kneale: Obama in Stem Cell Straits Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010 | 4:43 PM ET

    President Obama faces a messy political fight over the federal court ruling striking down his new, looser policy letting federal grant money pay for stem cell research involving “destroyed” embryos.

  • Researchers Take Tiny Steps On Human Regeneration Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 8:41 AM ET

    Two  reports published Friday offer novel approaches to the age-old dream of regenerating the body from its own cells.

  • Virgin Galactic Unveils Commercial Spaceship Monday, 7 Dec 2009 | 11:21 AM ET

    A spacecraft designed to rocket wealthy tourists into space as early as 2011 was unveiled Monday in what backers of the venture hope will signal a new era in aviation history.

  • Britain Pulls the Plug on its UFO Unit Friday, 4 Dec 2009 | 9:52 AM ET

    Britain's military has closed a hotline that took reports of unidentified flying objects, or UFOs.

  • The Internet...The New Brain Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 12:46 PM ET
    Wired For Thought

    Author and brain scientist Jeffrey Stibel writes in 'WIRED FOR THOUGHT How The Brain is Shaping the Future' that business leaders must think of the Internet as a 'thinking machine' - the first real replication of the human brain OUTSIDE the human body.

  • Cancer Drugs Mean Big Profits, Big Risks for Big Pharma Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 1:51 PM ET
    Big Pharma

    Virtually every large pharmaceutical company seems to have discovered cancer, and a substantial portion of the smaller biotechnology companies are focused on it as well. Together, the companies are pouring billions of dollars into developing cancer drugs.

  • Building A Lasting Business Model Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 2:48 PM ET

    Sustainability isn’t just about saving the planet. It's about opportunity—reinventing business models to better compete in the global economy.