Earth may spin faster as glaciers melt

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 9:12pm
Scientists say melting ice and rising sea levels could have a small but measureable impact on the Earth's rotation
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Study: A third of pirated movie sites spread malware

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 8:26pm
Report finds criminals make millions preying on consumers who visit illegal sites that offer free movie and video downloads
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Elon Musk invests in $1B effort to thwart dangers of AI

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 6:56pm
OpenAI, backed by big names in Silicon Valley, will support research into responsible uses of artificial intelligence
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FAA lays out drone registration, vehicle marking rules

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 6:30pm
Millions of drone hobbyists and enthusiasts must sign in to federal registry starting Dec. 21 and get a unique registration number for tracking
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Hoverboard fires, injuries soar amid safety probe

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 5:35pm
Consumer Product Safety Commission now cites 50 reports involving fire hazards or injuries from hoverboards
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NIH to stop baby monkey experiments

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 3:08pm
Federal lab plans to relocate all of the monkeys used in controversial behavioral experiments to other facilities across the country
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Soyuz, with crew of 3, set for launch to space station

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 1:59pm
Four days after three space station fliers returned to Earth, Russia is poised to launch three replacements
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Tokyo police drones use nets to catch illegally flown devices

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 12:09pm
Civilian drones are banned in parts of the Japanese capital
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Who are the winners and losers of the COP21's climate deal?

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 12/13/2015 - 1:15am
On its face, the plan agreed to on Saturday affects just about every nation on earth -- but not all will benefit
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Obama hails historic deal to slow global warming

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 12/12/2015 - 9:24pm
Almost every country in the world promised to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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Climate change conference releases final draft of deal

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 12/12/2015 - 11:28am
French foreign minister says "nobody will get 100 percent of what they want" as talks go down final stretch
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Scotland's tidal power project aims to produce electricity

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 11:01pm
A large field of underwater turbines off the coast of Scotland could produce as much electricity as a big coal, gas or nuclear power plant on shore
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How effective is Anonymous' "Troll ISIS Day"?

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 7:59pm
Online activism like this may be good at raising awareness, but less so at making tangible change, expert says
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Anonymous hackers' group targets Donald Trump

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 5:36pm
In a new YouTube video, Anonymous vows to go after Trump, calling his proposed Muslim ban "what ISIS wants"
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Paris climate talks go into overtime

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 5:31pm
One of the sticking points: Who should pay for damages caused by climate change?
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Some kids taking Christmas snooping up a notch

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 5:08pm
Tech-savvy children finding new ways to get a sneak peek at what will be under the tree
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FBI admits it uses hacker tools to investigate crimes

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 3:59pm
Feds have been keeping software security flaws secret to pursue suspects, potentially leaving members of the public vulnerable
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How to watch the dazzling Geminid meteor shower

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 2:11pm
One of the biggest meteor showers of the year is about to reach its peak
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More airlines ban hoverboards over safety concerns

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 12:03pm
Delta, American, United and others have enacted bans, as fears of the scooter catching fire grow
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Los Angeles River getting a makeover, thanks to Frank Gehry

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/11/2015 - 9:45am
City has tapped the famous architect to help reinvent 51-mile river, amid problems from El Niño and the California drought
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