The major data security threat you've never heard of

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 2:00pm
You may have heard of hardware, firmware and software hacks, but the biggest data threat could actually be something else
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Students using their feet to power their school

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 1:56pm
One Indiana high school has installed special floor tiles that convert kids' footsteps into electricity
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Student footsteps powering Indiana high school

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 1:55pm
Step by step, the youngsters at a Bloomington high school produce kinetic energy by walking on special tiles
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Where is the safest place to sit on a train?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 12:51pm
The seat you choose could make an important difference in the event of an accident on the tracks
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Media giants make historic deal with Facebook

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 11:44am
Stories from publishers like the New York Times and National Geographic now appear directly on Facebook's news feed. Nine media companies announced the deal Wednesday, bringing some of their content to the world's largest online social network. Gabriel Sherman, the national affairs editor at New York Magazine, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the impact of the deal.
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How positive train control can prevent tragedies

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:56am
As investigators search for the cause of the Philadelphia Amtrak derailment, many are asking if the crash could have been prevented. The answer is "yes," according to backers of positive train control. David Begnaud reports on the new technology that lets a computer take over the controls of a train if it detects engineer error.
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Could available tech have prevented Amtrak disaster?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:35am
Positive train control cost L.A. area over $200 million, but Metrolink's Jeff Lustgarten says you can't "put a price tag on people's lives?"
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Hey there Boo Boo, where's the water?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:04pm
It's not just humans suffering from the drought; animals are having a tough time, too
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​Eel-like robot could explore extraterrestrial oceans

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 8:53pm
Scientists have designed a soft swimming rover to look for signs of life in the underground ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa
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Maybe artificial intelligence won't destroy us after all

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 8:19pm
Futurist and "techno optimist" Gray Scott believes AI could help us achieve our dreams
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Singer Sarah Brightman drops plans to go to space

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 6:47pm
The soprano will not be flying to the space station this fall, she says, citing "personal family reasons"
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Is your dog a genius? Putting Fido to the test

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:44pm
A doggie assessment can help you determine if your furry friend is a "Maverick," an "Einstein" or a "Stargazer"
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Antarctica is melting from above and below

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:26pm
"What we know now is the ice shelf is subject to a two-pronged attack from above and below," says the author of a new study
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Berkeley, California, to require cellphone health warnings

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:15pm
Cellphone "right to know" law will arm consumers with safety information, but it could face legal challenge
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40 percent of U.S. bee colonies died in past year

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:18pm
Honeybee deaths are on the rise across the country, according to a new survey
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Starbucks customers targeted by hackers

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:10pm
Coffee retailer confirms reports of thefts, but says its mobile app remains secure
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Stephen Hawking to appear at Glastonbury music festival

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 1:49pm
The physics superstar will share the stage with rockstars at the five-day UK festival
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Tropical lab offers up-close look at rare species

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:58am
A Central American island called Barro Colorado Island has thousands of birds, insects and amphibians that are studied and preserved, and it's one of the world's most important tropical research facilities. Major Garrett reports on the scientific jewel of the Smithsonian institution.
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Facebook debuts "Instant Articles" to speed news

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:40am
The social media giant is working with The New York Times and eight other publishers to deliver content
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Smithsonian's "Jurassic Park" research island

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:17am
Sitting in the middle of one of the modern wonders of the world, Barro Island has attracted scientists from all over since 1923
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