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The US economy is now taking a bite out of dentist office sales, with Lawrence Marsh, Barclays Capital sr. research analyst.
Scientists have discovered neural pathways that seem to correlate with the kinds of people who deal well with financial risk, but even the very definition of risk gets pulled apart by experts.
The market is always too optimistic about firms under DOJ fraud investigation, says Sheryl Skolnick, CRT Capital healthcare analyst. Checking in on health care, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
Real innovation isn’t common in higher education, especially at the most prestigious schools.
Predicting where NASA's falling space junk will touch down has proven as difficult as figuring out HP's next move. Both involve unstructured data.
CNBC's Brian Shactman has the story on computer chips that are capable of learning from experience, like a human brain by using cognitive computing.
In the past half-century scientific advances and innovation have transformed our world, how much do you know about innovation?
Invention and innovation can change how an economy, a company, even the human body, works — quickly and profoundly. Our special report, "The Future of Innovation," is about defining innovation in the 21st century, and seeking out where it is alive and well in America.
Necessity no longer seems to be the mother of invention. The disposable consumer society has facilitated rapid-paced innovation that has blurred the line between good and bad.
Great new ideas are only the first link in a chain that includes government and corporate allies in an economy that supports risk.
What a terrible time to try to sell an innovation. Oh, for the boom years of a decade ago, when investment capital was as plentiful as the dew.
Depending on whom you ask, there's divergence about which entrepreneur, brand, and product is the most innovative — as technology strikes a different chord with each generation.
As the pace of innovation quickens, finding an edge is becoming harder. How can the U.S. nurture innovation?
As the landscape of innovation becomes increasingly global, there's growing concern that the U.S is no longer the leader.
A growing number of parents and educators are leveraging technology to transform grade-school education into a stay-at-home, online experience, partly because of shrinking public budgets and curricula.
Some of the the best tech innovators are college dropouts. Now one of them is paying aspiring ones to quit school and brainstorm. Peter Thiel's fellowship program is now underway.
The city of Charlotte, N.C. and a handful of major companies are hoping cutting-edge technology can show 82,000 workers in the biggest downtown office towers how to save energy
CNBC's Brian Shactman has the story on where some of the biggest breakthroughs in technology and science over the last decade have come from.
Mayor Bloomberg is hoping a new initiative called, "Applied Sciences New York City" will position NYC to overtake Silicon Valley. John Hennessy, Stanford University, discusses Silicon Valley and what the University is prepared to do to help the mayor achieve his goal.
When I saw the headline “The science tax” over at Ezra Klein’s blog, I thought for a moment that he was going to advocate one of the most controversial tax proposals I ever advocated.