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  • California's terrifying water deficit Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 5:30 PM ET
    The bottom of the Almaden Reservoir in San Jose, California on January 28, 2014.

    Recent storms have not brought anywhere near enough water for California to recover from drought, according to NASA.

  • Proven: High heels DO have power over men Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:26 AM ET

    Heels have also been a controversial symbol in the battleground of sexual politics. Now a scientific study in France has measured their power.

  • Need scientific proof men are stupider? We got that Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 11:58 PM ET

    In the battle over which sex is stupider, a group of male researchers may have proven that men win hands down.

  • Organic farming can compete—especially in droughts Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 7:01 PM ET
    File photo: An employee moves through a green house growing tomatoes at the Clear Brook Organic Farm in Shaftsbury, Vermont.

    Organic farms may be a lot more productive than previously thought, and they be able may perform better in tough times, according to a study.

  • Billionaire returns Nobel to US boffin who sold it Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 9:34 AM ET
    James Watson

    Russian Alisher Usmanov reveals he is the anonymous buyer of James Watson's medal – adding that he plans to give it back to the biologist.

  • Tuna economics: Why tuna ranching works in Mexico Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    A significant portion of the Pacific bluefin tuna supply comes from oceanic feedlots off the coast of Mexico, an activity that can only be supported by the high price of the fish.

  • Orion's epic launch: By the numbers Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Orion's epic launch: By the numbers

    NASA launched its Orion space capsule on Friday in an unmanned flight that orbited the Earth twice. The spacecraft could bring humans back to the moon, and potentially Mars.

  • About 100 brains missing from University of Texas Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 9:21 AM ET
    A human brain preserved in formeldahyde.

    The University of Texas is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars.

  • Hawking movie becomes acid test for indie films Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 | 12:06 PM ET
    Stephen Hawking speaking at an event, May 2014

    Producing a movie about the world's most recognizable scholar was certainly no easy feat, especially in a world obsessed with super hero films.

  • European Space Agency lander heading for comet Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    European Space Agency lander heading for comet

    The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has released a probe toward a comet, where it will attempt the first-ever soft landing on a comet.

  • Hepatitis B next great challenge: Arrowhead Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 1:11 PM ET
    Hepatitis B next great challenge: Arrowhead

    Chris Anzalone, Arrowhead CEO, discusses current studies on the hepatitis B virus and its effect on the liver, and whether the company is gaining the confidence back of shareholders.

  • Dendreon files bankruptcy protection Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 10:38 AM ET
    Dendreon files bankruptcy protection

    Prostate cancer drug developer Dendreon has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. CNBC's Meg Tirrell takes a close look at what contributed to the company's downfall.

  • Robots to the rescue in fight against Ebola Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    Ken Goldberg professor University of California Berkely.

    Robots are joining doctors and scientists in combating the deadly Ebola outbreak.

  • Robots can't catch Ebola Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 1:20 PM ET
    Robots can't catch Ebola

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports what specialists are learning about the capabilities of robotics in the fight against Ebola.

  • UN warning: We have 76 years to rescue world Sunday, 2 Nov 2014 | 5:15 PM ET
    Exhaust flows out of the tailpipe of a vehicle.

    Governments can manage climate change but will have to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2100 to limit risks a U.N. report said on Sunday.

  • Pfizer beats forecasts on demand for cancer drugs Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Pfizer earnings topped analysts' expectations on Tuesday, helped by demand for its cancer drugs and medicines in emerging markets.

  • NASA gets hip, uses SoundCloud for space playlist Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    Like a music hipster, NASA is using SoundCloud to create a playlist of audio clips from historic space voyages that cut across decades.

  • 3M earnings beat estimates Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:51 AM ET
    Scotch Tape 3M

    3M posted third-quarter earnings on Thursday of $1.98 a share, 2 cents higher than expected.

  • Trading Ebola Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:17 PM ET
    Fight Ebola motif

    Hardeep Walia, Motif Investing co-founder & CEO, is launching an Ebola motif which allows investors to track the companies at the forefront in fighting the virus.

  • Ebola: How vulnerable are US hospitals? Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:30 AM ET
    Ebola: How vulnerable are US hospitals?

    Rep. Michael Burgess, MD, (R-Texas), discusses the growing health threat of Ebola. Burgess recommends once a patient is identified with Ebola they should be transferred to a specialty facility.