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  • 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.

  • It's Not All Work Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | 12:58 PM ET

    Yeah, right. Actually, the working sessions and panels are better attended than any conference I've ever seen.

  • What I Learned About My Co-Anchor From 3,800 Miles Away Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 11:15 AM ET

    Joe's pee smells after he eats asparagus. That's what he announced to me, and the rest of the world, on Squawk this morning.

  • What $700 Billion Worth of Technology Looks Like Wednesday, 8 Oct 2008 | 10:45 AM ET

    While we're spending hundreds of billions to bail out financial institutions, why not also bail in the future by investing more in science and technology?

  • How Your Tax Dollars Are Spent Monday, 29 Sep 2008 | 9:57 AM ET
    Do you know where your federal income-tax dollars go? The National Priorities Project, a non-profit organization, used data from the Office of Management and Budget to explain how each dollar is spent when it gets into Uncle Sam's hands. (Source: National Priorities Project: Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go 2008 Report.)

    Do you know where your federal income-tax dollars go? The National Priorities Project does. Learn how each dollar is spent when it gets into Uncle Sam's hands.

  • Roche Seeks US Approval for Arthritis Drug Wednesday, 21 Nov 2007 | 5:18 AM ET

    Swiss drugmaker Roche has submitted its experimental Actemra drug to the U.S. authorities for approval to treat moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults.

  • Boston Scientific Seen Cutting Thousands of Jobs Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | 8:50 AM ET

    Medical device maker Boston Scientific is preparing to slash thousands of jobs to counter slumping sales, according to a media report Tuesday.

  • Three Americans to Share Nobel Prize in Economics Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | 7:15 AM ET

    Americans Leonid Hurwicz, Eric Maskin and Roger Myerson won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday for their work that "laid the foundations of mechanism design theory."

  • EU Ministers Deadlocked on Three GMO Maize Approvals Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 6:47 AM ET

    EU farm ministers fell short of a consensus agreement on Wednesday to allow imports of three genetically modified (GMO) maize types, again revealing their deep differences on GMO crops and foods, officials said.