Volunteers emerge from mock Mars base in Hawaii

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:27pm
Six volunteers spent four months simulating life on Mars in a base atop a Hawaiian volcano. What did they miss most?
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Professors say FAA drone rules hamper science

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:32pm
The FAA allows hobbyists to use the unmanned aircraft, but professors at private universities and colleges may be out of luck
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3D printer makes antique instruments new again

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:29pm
Researchers at UConn use medical imaging and 3D printing technology to restore antique instruments to their former glory
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Apple said to be buying podcast app Swell

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:22pm
The popular podcast app, which learns that you like and don't like, reportedly will be shut down
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How dinosaurs could have survived killer asteroid

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:19pm
If the impact that caused mass extinction had come a few million years earlier or later, scientists say dinosaurs might have survived
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Report: Woman seen online using makeup from crash site

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 3:24pm
Pictures showing woman using makeup from downed Malaysia Airlines flight posted to Instagram, spark outrage online
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WineGlass app makes clueless drinkers like connoisseurs

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 10:55am
App uses optical-character recognition to read menus, compare offerings to international wine database
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Cellphone "unlocking" to become legal

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 2:15am
Congress passes bill that President Obama says he'll sign to allow users to unlock cellphones to use with different carriers
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How real-life lies compare to fibbing on Facebook

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:37pm
Using a mathematical model, researchers found that people who tell certain types of lies tend to form stronger social bonds
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You can now catch a Lyft In New York City

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 7:29pm
Lyft reached a deal with state regulators to start limited car service with commercial drivers only
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How do sleep trackers work?

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:44pm
Wearable tech that keeps tabs on your shuteye may be a good start in your quest for a better night's rest
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Sixth-grader's "scientific breakthrough" disputed

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:23pm
A Florida girl's science fair project was hailed as a "breakthrough," but another researcher's claims may put an end to that
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Artist sends plants into space for stunning pictures

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:01pm
JP Aerospace specializes in launching everyday items into space without using a rocket. Its most recent project features Japanese plant art suspended above Earth. KOVR-TV's Anjali Hemphill reports.
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Amazon Fire phone goes on sale

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:53pm
Even with 3D capabilities, advanced image recognition, and one year of Amazon Prime free, will customers buy the new Amazon phone?
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Solar "superstorm" just missed Earth in 2012

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 1:09pm
NASA determined that the 2012 solar storm was at least twice as powerful as any yet recorded, but this time we got lucky
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Colorado River groundwater in "shocking" decline

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:55pm
NASA satellite data suggests the effects of the drought in the Southwest are even worse than scientists thought
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What can you learn from a sleep tracking device?

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:43pm
Personal sleep monitors put an additional emphasis on sleep and may help people get a better night's rest. Sumi Das reports from Redwood City, California.
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Vikings Stadium potential death trap for migrating birds

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:13pm
Audubon Minnesota warns that a signature feature of the new Vikings stadium, a 200,000-square-foot wall of glass, could lead to thousands of bird collisions. Kim Johnson of WCCO reports.
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Old man tosses canes, gets down on the dance floor

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:48pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Good news travels by text and Twitter

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 7:46pm
Scientists found people communicate good news via different media channels than bad news
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