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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​Google Glass banned in movie theaters

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:26pm
The Motion Picture Association of America asks moviegoers to shut off cell phones, cameras and futuristic computer glasses
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​Move over, Apple and Samsung: Here comes Xiaomi

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:39pm
A little-known Chinese smartphone maker is grabbing marketshare from more established players
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Minuscule beauty

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:15pm
Winning images from the Nikon Small World Photomicrography 2014 contest
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After Fukushima, a glut of green energy in Japan

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:32pm
Power utilities can't keep up with the flood of renewable energy companies trying to get on the grid
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High tech lighting and AC system protects Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel masterpiece

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:26am
Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel by the light of the sun coming through small windows, and now 450 years after his death, his masterpieces are being seen in a whole new light provided by 7,000 LEDs. The chapel is also getting a new ventilation system. Allen Pizzey reports.
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Apple in preliminary talks to sell smartphones in Iran

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:37am
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple is in talks to distribute its products in Iran, but economic sanctions isolate the country because of its nuclear program. Gayle King reports.
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Investigation into rocket explosion continues

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:32am
Investigation continues into what caused Orbital's unmanned Antares rocket to explode just seconds after takeoff. In the meantime, the failure has refocused attention on NASA's increased dependence on commercial launch services. Chip Reid reports from the NASA flight facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.
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Molten lava flows toward small Hawaii town

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:28am
A lava flow on the Big Island of Hawaii is expected cut off the town of Pahoa as soon as Friday. Residents of close to 50 homes will soon be displaced when the molten rock descends on their houses. Carter Evans reports from Hawaii.
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Seeing the Sistine Chapel in a whole new light

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:12am
Four hundred fifty years after Michelangelo's death, his masterpieces are being preserved through LED lights, new air conditioning system
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After latest WH breach, more needed to defend against cyber attacks

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:16pm
Hackers who have found their way dangerously close to sensitive White House data have prompted calls for better defenses
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Training pandas for the wild

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:17pm
There are several captive breeding programs for pandas around the world; but one facility in China hopes to release the endangered animals back into the wild
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Ivy League college gives credit for wasting time online

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:47pm
Students at one Ivy League school will soon be able to earn credit for tweeting, online shopping, chatting and watching YouTube videos
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Higher-octane gas could lower emissions and costs

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:21pm
Researchers argue for a nationwide shift to more premium fuel at the pump
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Orbital Sciences hopeful about finding cause of mishap

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:10pm
The rocket makers say they hope to pin down the cause of a spectacular Antares launch failure within a week or so
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Kids' science experiments blew up with Antares rocket

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:30pm
Students from the 5th grade through college had spent months competing to have their science experiments sent to space
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