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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.

  • 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.

  • UBeam closer to getting wireless charger to market Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    UBeam's technology makes it possible for a device to move freely around a room, in a pocket or purse, while constantly charging, NYT reports.

  • 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.

  • BOSTON, Aug 4- Cybersecurity researcher Ruben Santamarta says he has figured out how to hack the satellite communications equipment on passenger jets through their WiFi and inflight entertainment systems- a claim that, if confirmed, could prompt a review of aircraft security.

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