Weirdest SciTech stories of the week

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:06pm
Humanity's first murder, the soul-sucking dementor wasp and one text message you don't want to get, this week in weird science
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​"Creepy" tool uses Facebook to map your whereabouts

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 7:18pm
The Marauders Map browser add-on uses Facebook messages to track your every move
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Tsunami in store for Los Angeles and San Diego?

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 6:31pm
Little known faults off southern California have the potential to generate big earthquakes and massive waves, a study finds
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Bird flu triggers devastating domino effect

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 5:26pm
Spread of virus disrupting entire supply chain in unprecedented ways
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"Big Bang Theory" endows science scholarship to UCLA

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:52pm
The creators, cast and partners to the comedy series have raised $4 million for an official endowment to the University of California Los Angeles
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Fresh images zoom in on Ceres' cratered surface

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:22pm
New images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft offer the finest detail yet of the dwarf planet
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Can you hide from social media tracking?

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:00pm
Social media apps are tracking your location all the time. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more on whether you can hide from it.
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Journal retracts controversial gay marriage study

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:40pm
The Science paper received a flurry of media attention when its validity was questioned and its coauthor asked for a retraction
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Disney building robots with physics-defying cartoon walks

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:25pm
Researchers are using 3D printed parts and motors to mimic the gait of animated characters
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Fossils of ancient beaver species found in Oregon

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:01pm
Previously unknown prehistoric beaver bears an uncanny likeness to the modern state symbol
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Miami lab creates hurricane conditions on demand

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:26pm
Researchers hope new lab will help improve understanding of how hurricanes form and make predictions more accurate
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Apple's fix for the iPhone-crashing text bug

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:00pm
Apple released instructions on how to fight a malicious viral text message that partially disables iPhones when received
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New facial recognition technology under scrutiny

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:54am
For the next three months, airport customs and border agents will test facial recognition that aims to identify foreigners who stay in the United States too long. Kris Van Cleave reports from Washington Dulles International Airport on how the new technology has some worried anonymity will be a thing of the past.
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Car gets smashed driving through a ram fight

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:04am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos, including a Toyota damaged in a scuffle between sheep and a tiny bird tapping its way to Internet stardom.
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Privacy concerns over facial recognition test program

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:31am
For 3 months, border agents at a major airport will test technology to try and identify foreigners who have overstayed their welcome
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Car gets smashed driving through a ram fight

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:29pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Meet the soul-sucking "dementor" wasp

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:03pm
Named after evil spirits in "Harry Potter," the newly discovered wasp turns its victims into zombies before eating them alive
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What's coming from Google: I/O developer conference highlights

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 4:33pm
A sneak peek at the new version of Android and better smartwatches, photos and maps - plus HBO Now and Android Pay
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Out of Africa: How early humans first got to Europe

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 4:22pm
Using modern DNA, a new study traces the route early humans took to migrate from Africa to Europe and Asian
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​No holes in your Swiss cheese? Here's why

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 3:19pm
Swiss government institute solves the mystery of the disappearing holes in this iconic snack
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