Could "hibernation" ease astronauts' travel to Mars?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 1:44pm
Researchers have a wild idea for how to make the long journey to colonize Mars a bit easier
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Apple CEO fires back after EU tax ruling, and other MoneyWatch headlines

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 1:33pm
Apple chief Tim Cook says tech giant complies with all tax laws; JetBlue launches passenger flights to Cuba; and Google expands test of vehicle ride-sharing service. These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.
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#Sponsored: FTC urged to crack down on deceptive social media ads

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 1:07pm
Can the government pull back the curtain on social media posts that are really product plugs?
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New species of flying Jurassic pterosaur discovered

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 1:05pm
Fossil discovery includes the rare skull of an ancient winged reptile
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Watchdog pushes to make social media stars disclose ads

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 12:51pm
A consumer watchdog is urging the Federal Trade Commission to crack down on deceptive social media ads. Truth in Advertising says many social media stars fail to disclose when they are being paid to push products and services. Anna Werner reports on what the FTC is doing about it.
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Earth gets close shave from newly discovered asteroid

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 6:45pm
This asteroid was slightly bigger than the one that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 2013, injuring hundreds of people
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Bringing "emotional intelligence" to self-driving cars

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:43pm
Self-driving car company Drive.ai not only programs cars to recognize pedestrians and avoid them, but also to communicate with them
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Researchers sued for blinding, killing beagles in failed experiment

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:16pm
Rescue organization suing university researchers cites one particularly "disturbing" study
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Used SpaceX rocket will fly again

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:10pm
In a space milestone, a used SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage rocket will fly again later this year to help launch an SES communications satellite
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SETI investigates mysterious signal 94 light-years away

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 3:38pm
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence turns to a powerful signal from the area near a sunlike star
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Reid wants deeper FBI probe into possibility of Russian election hack

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 3:28pm
With fewer than 70 days till Election Day, the Senate Minority Leader is warning the FBI not to take the threat lightly
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Apple faces huge Irish tax bill, and other MoneyWatch headlines

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 1:30pm
European Union says Apple owes Ireland up to $14.5B in back taxes; Mondelez abandons pursuit of Hershey; and Fed official says job market is approaching full employment. These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.
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Your dog does understand what you say, study suggests

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 1:26pm
“Dog brains care about both what we say and how we say it," the lead researcher behind the new study confirmed
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Tom Wolfe challenges society's understanding of evolution in latest book

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 12:42pm
In "The Kingdom of Speech," the provocative author argues speech is responsible for humanity’s highest achievements
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EU says Apple owes Ireland $14.5 billion in uncollected taxes

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:55am
European Competition Commissioner says Ireland gave U.S. tech giant illegal tax benefits, and it's time to collect
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Facebook sorry for "Trending" hoax story on Megyn Kelly

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 9:13pm
Facebook admits it needs to do more to detect "hoax and satirical stories"
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When tech firms judge on skills alone, women benefit

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 7:31pm
An experiment with removing gender from job applications makes the case that bias influences hiring
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Apple sends invites for next big product event

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 5:25pm
Apple has sent out invitations confirming the date of its next big product announcement
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The new theory on what killed human ancestor Lucy

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 5:03pm
How Lucy met her end has remained a mystery since her well-preserved fossil remains were unearthed more than four decades ago
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First secret from ancient stone tablet revealed

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 3:44pm
The tablet, recently unearthed in Tuscany, bears a long inscription in a language that has not been used for 2,500 years
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