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  • U.S. biotech firm Celladon hopes that its Mydicar treatment can help patients like Lee Adams who have advanced heart failure and rely on so called Left Ventricular Assist Devices to keep them alive until a donor heart becomes available.

  • Medical marijuana research hits wall of US law Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 7:54 AM ET
    A man purchases medical marijuana, the first legal sale, at Capital City Care in Washington, DC. The District of Columbia city council is to vote on decriminalizing pot.

    U.S. scientists face legal obstacles and frustrations in trying to study the medical uses of marijuana, the New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Aug 9- All three U.S. facilities established to quickly make vaccines and therapeutics in the event of a major public health threat say they are standing by to support any U.S. government effort to scale up a treatment for Ebola.

  • Tech Crowd leader of the week: NudeAudio speaker  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    NudeAudio CEO Tom Dudderidge discusses what makes for a successful Kickstarter campaign.

  • Trouble & risk with VC funding  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    John Mullins, London Business School professor and author of "The Customer-Funded Business," discusses the harm venture capital funding can have on the health of a start-up company.

  • The threat to American innovation: Outsourcing R&D Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Companies make headlines when they outsource manufacturing, but the impact of corporate R&D being outsourced is underexposed.

  • Clearing FDA hurdles  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Scott Gottlieb, M.D., American Enterprise Institute, explains why he thinks excessive FDA regulations are stalling innovation in medical technology.

  • JustPark is world's first in-car parking app  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    JustPark is an app allowing drivers to book public and off-street private parking, says Anthony Eskinazi, founder, adding that the company is making "significant" money.

  • INTERVIEW-CA seeks growth through new products, M&A Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Aug 6- Business software maker CA Inc, trying to shake off sluggish sales growth, is digging into a sizeable war chest built over the years to propel growth through acquisitions and a renewed focus on its own products.

  • Tech fights the California drought  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at how tech start-up Terravion is helping California farms and wineries combat the drought.

  • CNBC's R&D all-stars: Apple vs HP  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu, breaks down Apple and Hewlett-Packard to see which company best optimizes R&D spending and creates the greatest shareholder value.

  • Building the battery industry  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    Jason Forcier, A123 Systems CEO, discusses the business of manufacturing and development of lithium-ion batteries and battery systems.

  • The R&D Hall of Fame: Who makes the cut? Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Using the CNBC RQ 50 measure for R&D productivity, we've identified an elite group of companies that merit election to an R&D hall of fame.

  • The truck maker that's better at R&D than Google Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Oshkosh Corporation chief engineer for Unmanned Systems, demonstrates a remote steering device for the TerraMax autonomous vehicle on a test course outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    Investors seeking steady gains on innovation should look past tech buzz. When R&D productivity is measured, 'boring' stocks often lead.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- The Netherlands' Royal Philips and IT consultancy Accenture are developing software to help people with neurodegenerative diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, live more independently. Accenture and Philips jointly developed the software that connects the various technologies.

  • FireEye revenue nearly triples on new products Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 4:51 PM ET

    Aug 5- FireEye Inc's quarterly revenue nearly tripled, helped by new product launches and rising demand for its cybersecurity products from companies and governments. The net loss attributable to shareholders widened to $116.8 million in the second quarter ended June 30 from $40.2 million a year earlier.

  • A Bloomberg terminal killer?  Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team, discuss start-up messaging app, "Perzo", seen by some Wall Street firms as an alternative to Bloomberg messaging.

  • IMMEDIA co-founder Don Shulsinger explains how the Internet of Things is transforming daily life.

  • 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.

  • TBT: The first iPad  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the new iPad during an event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Jan. 27, 2010, in San Francisco.

    On Throwback Thursday, the "Squawk Alley" crew looks back at the original iPad and revisit Walt Mossberg's review of the product. Walt says almost nothing has grown as fast as quickly as tablets.