Virtual reality helps ease phobias

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 2:56pm
Engineering students at Santa Clara University in California have developed a high-tech way of helping people with phobias like fear of heights. KPIX-TV's Kiet Do reports.
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Website determines your risk of dying within 5 years

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 2:52pm
Researchers have developed an online calculator that uses your habits and lifestyle to assess your longevity
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Gayle King on Sheryl Sandberg's tribute, sex drug for women, banned U.K. ad

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 2:29pm
"CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King shares her thoughts on Sheryl Sandberg's tribute to her husband, the new sex drug for women that's getting the FDA's attention and a ban on a skinny ad in the U.K. She joins CBSN with more.
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FDA reviewing sex drug for women again

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 2:12pm
The FDA will review a possible new sex drug for women. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula joins CBSN with the details.
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Bee attack at California middle school graduation

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 1:52pm
Firefighters doused a swarm of bees with foam at Pasadena High School in California after dozens of people were possibly stung during a middle school's graduation ceremony. Four people needed the paramedics, but no one needed hospitalization.
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California plant transforming sewage into drinking water

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:04am
In the midst of California’s historic drought, cities and towns are looking for any source of water they can find. That includes a water recycling process some call “toilet to tap.” Ben Tracy reports.
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Kid freaks out after swallowing world's hottest pepper

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 10:04am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos, including a ghost pepper challenge gone wrong and Bach played on a giant floor piano.
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Military's delayed F-35 jet project "clearly on track"

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 8:45am
Charlie Rose tries his hand at flying a siumlated version of the most sophisticated fighter jet ever made for the U.S., but when will the real thing see action?
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Solar plane journey stymied by wind damage

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 8:06am
Swiss pilot had to make unplanned stop in Japan as weather over Pacific worsened, and he's going nowhere fast
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​Are your apps burning out your phone?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 9:40pm
New report exposes the worst memory-, battery- and data-draining Android apps
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20-foot monster shark fossils found in Texas

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 8:29pm
The fierce 100-million-year-old fish may have been one of the biggest predators of its time
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Kid freaks out after swallowing world's hottest pepper

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 8:12pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Instagram is about to add more ads to your feed

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 7:37pm
The photo sharing network is about to bulk up on advertising; will it wreck the experience?
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Pluto's strange moons don't know which end is up

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 7:36pm
Hubble Space Telescope observations find several oddities: "Think of a charcoal briquette orbiting between two dirty snowballs"
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Giant oarfish on California coast

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 5:40pm
A rare 15-foot oarfish washed ashore on Catalina Island, wowing marine experts and local residents alike.
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Sheryl Sandberg reflects on loss of husband

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 5:26pm
Facebook exec and "Lean In" author expresses gratitude and reflects on grief in emotional statement
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Showtime launching standalone streaming service

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 5:26pm
The network is joining rival HBO in launching an online streaming service for those who don't want to pay for cable
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Huge "sea serpent" oarfish discovered on Catalina Island

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 3:18pm
Longtime locals and conservationists were shocked at the sight of the rare 15-foot-long, deep-sea-dwelling fish
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Facebook doing research on artificial intelligence

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 2:44pm
Is Facebook getting smarter? The company is expanding its research into artificial intelligence. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more on what that could mean for your personal information.
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Instagram will start to open up feeds to ads

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 2:04pm
You'll start seeing more ads in your Instagram feed as the social media giant opens up the option to more advertisers. CBS News contributor and editor Nicholas Thompson joins CBSN with more on how much it'll affect users.
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