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  • Trouble with experimental treatments     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    Tom Geisbert, University of Texas Medical Branch, shares concerns for experimental treatments for the Ebola virus.

  • Ebola & the business of vaccines     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    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.

  • Global response to Ebola     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    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.

  • Enormous hype about Ebola: Doctor     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 2:17 PM ET
    Members of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) put on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital, on July 23, 2014 in Conakry.

    Breaking down the realistic threat of Ebola, and whether hospitals are prepared, with Dr. Peter Hotez, M.D. of Baylor College of Medicine.

  • Risk & compassionate use drug requests     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    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.

  • Ebola patient Writebol arrives in Atlanta     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    The second American with Ebola has arrived in Atlanta, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Germ-zapping robot on 'Power Lunch'     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    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.

  • Battle for experimental drugs     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    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.

  • Battling a rare cancer: Nathalie's story     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Treating Nathalie Traller's cancer     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    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.

  • The Ebola threat     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 2:01 PM ET
    A view of gloves and boots used by medical staff, drying in the sun, at a center for victims of the Ebola virus in Guekedou, Guinea, on April 1, 2014.

    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.

  • Bionic eyes to supercomputers: Inside Livermore Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 4:32 PM ET
    Jeff Wisoff in front of the world’s largest laser at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

    Lawrence Livermore is reaching out to private industry amid a race for talent and ideas to solve pressing issues including national security.

  • COLUMN-Ruminating cattle and leaky gas pipelines: Kemp Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 12:22 PM ET

    LONDON, July 31- Supporters of natural gas promote it as a clean "bridge fuel" between the coal-and-oil dominated energy system of the present and the zero-emissions system of the future based on renewables and nuclear power. Shifting to gas is at the heart of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed new rules for power plant emissions.

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 23- In what may be the ultimate in long-distance telephone service, NASA on Wednesday put out a call for a commercially owned and operated satellite network on Mars. "There is a potential communications gap in the 2020 s," NASA wrote in its solicitation, which was posted on the agency's procurement website.

  • AIDS researchers reported on MH17     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    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.

  • POWRANNA, Australia, July 18- Thousands of Black Angus bulls snort steam gently into the frigid early morning air at Tasmania's largest cattle feedlot as they jostle for space at a long grain trough.

  • Close look at traders' brain activity     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    Neuroscientist Read Montague performed a study of traders' brain activity while trading. He shares which traders made the most money in the experiment.

  • SYDNEY, July 11- After 25 years working around the world as a highly paid geologist earning a six-digit salary, Phil Scheimer is back in Australia weighing up his future prospects: day laborer or pizza delivery man.