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  • 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.

  • Zuckerberg & Levinson on Life Sciences Prize

    CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks with Facebook founder & CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Apple Chairman Art Levinson about a new foundation to offer a $33 million prize for life science research. "We all think our society needs more heroes who are scientists, researchers and engineers," he says.

  • The Billionaire Challenge   Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 2:26 PM ET
    The Billionaire Challenge

    Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Yuri Milner are teaming up to create the biggest award for real-life science research. CNBC's Jon Fortt has the details.

  • Global Philanthropic Initiative   Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 1:42 PM ET
    Global Philanthropic Initiative

    Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Yuri Milner are launching a new foundation with designs on the Nobel Prizes, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Picasso’s Masterpieces Made With House Paint Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 2:20 AM ET

    Scientists using a high-energy X-ray instrument say they have solved the long-running debate over what kind of paint Picasso used in his masterpieces. The New York Times reports.

  • They Actually Plan to Mine Asteroids. Here’s How Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    Peter Diamandis and Eric Anderson of Planetary Resources see near-Earth asteroids like 2012 DA14 as the next frontier in mining.

  • Meteorite Explodes Over Russia, Over 1,000 Injured Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 9:28 AM ET
    A meteor crashing in central Russia's Ural mountains.

    A meteorite streaked across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, raining fireballs over a vast area and causing a shock wave that smashed windows, damaged buildings and injured 1,200 people.

  • South Korea Catches Up to North Korea on the Space Race Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 7:06 PM ET
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    South Korea says its first successful launch Wednesday of a rocket from its own soil has opened a new era of opportunity, taking the pressure off to keep up with its rival, North Korea, on a space race. The CSM reports.

  • Shale Gas Boom Now Visible From Space Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 9:50 AM ET

    Oil companies at the heart of the US shale oil boom are burning off enough gas to power all the homes in Chicago and Washington combined in a practice causing growing concern about the waste of resources and damage to the environment.

  • Skinny CEO, Fat CEO   Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 2:45 PM ET
    Skinny CEO, Fat CEO

    Is it better to have a skinny CEO or one who needs to drop a few pounds? CNBC's Jane Wells reports.

  • Eric's Electrifying Hobby Story Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 4:47 PM ET

    A self-confessed amateur electrical engineer, Eric displays some of his pet projects, including a functioning Tesla Coil and Jacob's ladder.

  • The Scientific Approach to Cars Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    To some, an auto workshop would seem like an unusual place for science, but to Eric it's just another day on the job.

  • Flu Cases Spike   Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 2:39 PM ET
    Flu Cases Spike

    Reports of flu cases are rising. Robert Bazell, NBC News Chief Science Correspondent reports the flu is widespread in 41 U.S. states. How to trade it, with Barbara Ryan of Barbara Ryan Advisors.

  • Apocalypse NOW: Your Guide to the End of the World Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 2:04 PM ET

    By now, most people know the date of the end of the world is almost here. But what time? And what will happen? Here's what to expect when you're expecting the end.