Scientists discover new "Alien" wasp in Washington state

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 6:31pm
Discovery is also good news because the wasp kills a type of stink bug that harms fruit orchards
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Airbnb yanks ads, apologizes for "poor judgment"

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 6:21pm
Apartment-sharing company slammed over cheeky advertising campaign that offered suggestions on how to spend tax dollars
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​Largest space map ever shows Milky Way in 46B pixels

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 6:02pm
It would take 22,000 HD TVs to see the whole thing at once
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Government investigators slam EPA in Colorado mine spill

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 5:35pm
EPA workers released three million gallons of contaminated wastewater into the Animas River while inspecting a gold mine in August
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Mysterious new emoji keeps an eye out for bullies

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 4:05pm
Apple, Facebook, Snapchat and other companies are supporting a new emoji-driven campaign against online bullying
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DARPA is making jazz-playing robots

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 1:26pm
Project MUSICA will use improvisational jazz as a way to test a computer's ability to collaborate with humans
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Biologists fly drone to track health of endangered orcas

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 1:23pm
Biologists used a drone to take thousands of images of endangered Puget Sound orcas
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New giant tortoise species found in Galapagos Islands

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 1:12pm
It is the eleventh living species of tortoise on the archipelago
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Why YouTube is launching Red subscription service

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:04pm
CBS News contributor and editor Nicholas Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new service
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Drivers using hands-free tech still unfocused, study finds

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 10:52am
The study found using a voice-controlled system that syncs to a smartphone can be as mentally taxing as balancing your checkbook
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Hands-free technology in cars hardly danger-free, study finds

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 9:18am
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says even hands-free systems that work with voice commands leave drivers with a technology hangover
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Study: Los Angeles has 99% chance of major earthquake

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/22/2015 - 5:08am
Analysis from NASA predicts there's a 99.99% chance that a magnitude 5 or greater earthquake will hit the Los Angeles area
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2015 on track to be hottest year on record

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 11:57pm
The U.N. says that a combination of global warming and a strong El Nino have contributed to making 2015 the warmest year since the 600s
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Study serves up ominous earthquake warning for L.A.

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 11:13pm
New research looks at the probability that a magnitude-5 or stronger earthquake will strike greater Los Angeles within three years
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​Fitbit tracker hacked in 10 seconds

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 9:33pm
Hack uses the wireless fitness band's open Bluetooth connection
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Real "Death Star" is vaporizing its own planet

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 8:56pm
The star is currently destroying and disintegrating an orbiting planet bit by bit
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Climate change could split fall foliage season in two

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 8:13pm
Rising temperatures and extreme weather could make New England leaf-peeping more complicated in the future
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Sensational Earth-gazing

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 7:06pm
Benjamin Grant's images looking back at earth from space are a cosmic revelation
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What's the best temperature for economic prosperity?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 6:05pm
As global warming increases, world income will fall and the gap between rich and poor countries will widen, study says
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September sets year's 7th global heat record

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 5:10pm
In the US, average temperatures for the month were higher than they've been since the late 1990s
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