Two accidents in a week devastate space industry

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:01pm
"This just demonstrates how hard spaceflight really is," says former NASA astronaut after latest crash
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Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes in Calif.

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:38pm
Virgin said its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket experienced an "in-flight anomaly" during test mission
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Oregon teen develops a way to detect cancer early

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:02pm
A Portland, Oregon, 14-year-old has developed a way to detect cancer sooner, and as a reward he just won a national prize and even had a planet named after him. KOIN's Kohr Harlan reports.
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​Google fined for showing cleavage in Street View

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:37pm
The company will pay a Montreal woman $2,000 for the revealing image
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As Americans get fatter, so do crash-test dummies

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:45pm
Drivers with wider girths are more likely to die in a car crash, prompting a new, fatter dummy
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5 spooky space images

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:01pm
Ghouls from other galaxies and the specters of outer space: A Halloween tribute
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Watch: New humanoid robot helps Nestle sell coffee machines

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:56pm
Nestle Japan will introduce humanoid robots at shops to promote the sales of its coffee machines. Starting in November the company plans to place about 1,000 of the robots in home appliance stores across Japan.
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Reaction to Apple CEO announcement that he's gay

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:06am
Apple CEO Tim Cook is getting a lot of public support after his personal revelation. He is now the first openly gay executive of a Fortune 500 company.
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Dramatic Chihuahua plays dead when held

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:02am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including motorcycle chariot racing, a musical tribute to Shia LeBeouf and a combat ship side launched into a river. Plus, a Chihuahua that, when held by a certain someone, freezes up like it was crossbred with a possum.
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Lava flow could wipe out future for Hawaii village

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:36am
A river of lava threatens to block the main road into the village of Pahoa. Dozens of people who could lose their homes don't know when to get out. Carter Evans reports.
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Street-by-street flood forecasts, 3 days before a storm

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:57pm
Two years after Sandy, researchers in New Jersey want to bring more powerful predictions to the people
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Dramatic Chihuahua plays dead when held

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:44pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Tablet translates sign language into spoken word

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:36pm
A team of deaf entrepreneurs has developed a revolutionary way for the hearing and hearing-impaired to communicate
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Tablet turns sign language into speech

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:30pm
MotionSavvy's Uni tablet case uses motion capture to translate sign language into spoken words. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
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This peaceful looking galaxy is anything but

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:43pm
Hubble photograph shows a beautiful, turbulent galaxy spinning 65 million light years away
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Baby giraffe born at Dallas Zoo

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:21pm
Zookeepers are keeping an eye on the 120-pound giraffe calf, making sure he's getting all the nutrition he needs. He could make his first appearance in the feeding habitat as soon as next week. as soon as next week.
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Captive breeding program helps save tortoises species

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:18pm
Ecuador's once endangered Galapagos tortoise population has made a steady recovery, according to a new study, thanks to the success of a captive breeding program in the region. There were once only 12 Galapagos tortoises, but now there are more than 2,000.
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How you react to this photo reveals your politics

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:37pm
The brains of conservatives and liberals differ in how they respond to disturbing images, study shows
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Student experiment destroyed in rocket explosion

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:30pm
Students from a South Jersey high school have a unique connection to the unmanned supply rocket that exploded moments after liftoff. The students' science experiment had been chosen to board the rocket intended for the International Space Station. KYW's Carol Erickson reports.
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See the first website server in North America

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:28pm
One of the first website servers was developed at Stanford University in 1991. Archivists have kept the sites active showing a living history of the Internet. KPIX's John Ramos takes a look at web technology in its infancy.
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