Pigeon patrol tracks air pollution in London

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 5:22pm
Pigeons have been deployed across the London skies on a mission to monitor air quality
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​Why typing ".om" instead of ".com" could threaten your privacy

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 3:13pm
For fans of Netflix and hundreds of other popular websites, a simple typo could lead to major headaches
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Instagram jumps on the algorithm bandwagon

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 2:59pm
Instagram changes a familiar feature, and the user backlash begins
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Google, General Motors push to get self-driving cars on the road

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 2:54pm
Carmakers worry inconsistent laws would impede progress, but one expert says rushing the technology is too dangerous
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Apple tells Feds: "The Founders would be appalled"

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 1:58pm
Company says helping the FBI unlock a terrorist's iPhone would be "dangerous"
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13 million Americans could become climate refugees

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 12:57pm
Sea level rise could swamp coastal cities over the next few decades, and one state will be hardest hit
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Self-driving car debate reaches Capitol Hill

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 11:50am
Leaders from Google and GM are urging Congress to create legislation that would help speed up efforts to get self-driving cars on the road
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Are New York City's public Wi-Fi hotspots secure?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 11:05am
Thirty-four million Americans don’t have basic broadband access to the Internet
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How safe is New York City's free public Wi-Fi?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 9:06am
City aims to have more than 7,500 hotspots on streets in a few years, but the project is raising concerns over potential hackers
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Obama administration will bar oil drilling off U.S. Atlantic Coast

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 12:37am
Move is cheered by environmentalists and consistent with the president's aggressive steps to combat climate change
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Sony's PlayStation Virtual Reality to debut in October

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 11:57pm
Company announced a $399 price tag and release date for PlayStation VR during the Game Developers Conference
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How T. rex became the king of beasts

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 11:10pm
New fossils from a small tyrannosaur fill a gap in the scientific record and help explain how Tyrannosaurus rex evolved to become a massive super-predator
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Driverless cars? Make way for driverless tractors

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 8:13pm
Idaho company expects to have its new GPS-guided driverless tractor on local potato fields within months
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Fans are obsessed with virtual cat collecting game

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 5:48pm
Japanese mobile game is the ultimate in "kawaii," or cuteness, and also highly addictive
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Old shipwrecks may hold clues to hurricanes - and pirates

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 5:36pm
New research sheds light on weather patterns during a colorful chapter in history
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Scientists solve mystery of prehistoric "monster"

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 4:12pm
Strange creature nicknamed the Tully Monster lived 300 million years ago in middle America
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Buzz Aldrin talks March Madness and Mars exploration

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 3:22pm
The Apollo 11 astronaut shares his thoughts on the future of space travel, college basketball and more
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Google, Facebook, WhatsApp aim to increase encryption

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 2:28pm
As the Apple vs. FBI dispute simmers, other major tech companies reportedly aim to strengthen data security
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Kinky spiders tie up partners during sex

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 2:11pm
For this species, bondage can be a matter of life and death
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AlphaGo computer beats human champ in hard-fought series

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 12:53pm
In defeat, Lee Sedol says he still thinks humans are superior to artificial intelligence
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