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A new study from Connecticut College found lab rats that ate Oreo cookies activated neurons in their brains' "pleasure center" in the same way that drugs such as cocaine would.
NASA's newest delivery service pulled up at the International Space Station on Sunday after a week's delay, bringing more than a half-ton of supplies.
The Mars One venture says more than 200,000 people registered their interest in taking a one-way trip to the Red Planet. NBC reports.
The "Street Signs" crew reports on an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has resulted in patient deaths at the VA hospital in Pittsburgh.
It has been more than a decade since a new drug has come on the market. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on whether a new one is in the works.
What's the best time to nap? Dr. Sara Mednick, UC Riverside Psychology Department, offers guidance for the right time of day to take a nap and for how long. CNBC's Courtney Reagan, weighs in.
Scientists have turned human stem cells into pea-sized organs with a neural structure similar to that of a developing embryo.
A newly declassified CIA history spills the story about Nevada's Area 51 and its secret mission— which was not to study UFOs, but to test the U-2 and other spy planes.
John Authers, senior investment columnist at the Financial Times, says it makes sense to look into meat alternatives, but affordability will be key.
The $325,000 in-vitro burger could help lead to sustainable meat production, according to the Netherlands-based researcher Mark Post.
Metal workers 2,000 years ago perfected plating techniques that modern methods can't touch. Some probably coated cheap metal or wood objects in a gilded skin and sold them for big profits. NBC reports.
A French government research agency shows that putting off retirement can delay dementia. Dr. Nancy Snyderman, NBC's chief medical editor, explains the "use it or lose it" strategy.
"Harry Potter" magic? No, it's acoustic levitation. Researchers have created a device that uses sound waves to make small solid objects and liquid droplets float in the air.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center released a study revealing men with concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids have an increased risk of prostate cancer. Co-author Alan Kristal shares more from their study on the best selling supplement.
Genetically modified seeds are used in corn and soybeans grown in the US, but the debate over the effects of tinkering with Mother Nature hasn't gone away.
A panel of experts and Larry Kudlow discuss the Supreme Court's refusal to declare "pay to delay" deals between pharmaceutical companies and generic drugmakers illegal.
Last year $2 billion worth of products were sold with a label saying they do not contain ingredients from genetically modified organisms, but the claim wasn't backed by regulators.
Steve Green, Chevron vp of public affairs, talks about a new educational video series produced for grades K through 12, which examines the role of technology and engineering in the game of golf.
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs; David Resnick, Nixon Peabody LLP; Mitch Epner, Wilk Auslander Counsel; and Rich Lowry, National Review.
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court justices say naturally occurring human genes cannot be patented, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.