Dad of Internet "Success Kid" needs kidney transplant

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:52pm
Family hopes the "power...and goodwill of the Internet" will help with a matter of life or death
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Man tears tendon after playing "Candy Crush" for weeks

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:16pm
The 29-year-old Calif. man told doctors he had played the game on his smartphone all day for nearly two months
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Storms the size of Earth on Saturn, explained

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:50pm
New research helps explain the cause of the gigantic storms that occur every few decades
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IBM is diving headfirst into health care

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:47pm
Big Blue is making deals and teaming with other giants to turn its artificial intelligence system into a real Dr. Watson
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Motion-powered "smart" fabric could charge devices

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:55pm
A new type of fabric is designed to collect and store static electricity in order to give your electronics a power boost
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Rosetta offers clues into formation of solar system

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:45pm
The comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is raising doubts about a leading theory on how comets, asteroids and planets came to be
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Battered remains of medieval knight found in UK cathedral

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:46pm
Found along with 2,500 other skeletons, the man appeared to have sustained broken bones and other injuries from jousting
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New app lets strangers watch teens live

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:38pm
"YouNow" is a new app that allows people to live-stream to an audience of strangers. At least a third of the users are teens. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with potential concerns parents may have.
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What's more "more dire" than the financial crisis?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:09am
Ex-Treasury chief Hank Paulson, who helped avert the second Great Depression in 2008, says there's an even more urgent crisis, and we need China's help
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ULA unveils new rocket to replace Russian boosters

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 9:38pm
United Launch Alliance's Vulcans will replace Delta and Atlas boosters and have reusable engines, rivaling SpaceX rockets
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Apple Watch preorders exceed expectations

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 9:27pm
Analysts believe Apple Watch sales are off to a good start at prices ranging from $349 to $17,000
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Auctioned notebook contains secrets of WWII codebreaker

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 9:16pm
Immortalized in the film "The Imitation Game," Alan Turing never lived to how he would change the world; but his achievements are finally being recognized
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The Earth is ringing, you just can't hear it

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:32pm
A new study explains how ocean waves act as the source of the planet's mysterious low-level hum
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Rare turtle, thought extinct, reintroduced into wild

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:20pm
Conservationists have brought the Myanmar roofed turtle, the world's second most endangered turtle, back from the brink
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SpaceX ship carrying two tons of cargo to ISS

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:10pm
A SpaceX rocket and cargo capsule were set to launch Monday to deliver supplies and equipment to the space station
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Live streaming from the bottom of the Caribbean Sea

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:26pm
Watch: Miles below the surface, a remote controlled sub is sending live video of its mission, complete with jellyfish cameos
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Oh, great: Brain's sarcasm center found

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:01pm
A study on stroke patients asked them whether spoken phrases such as, "This looks like a safe boat," were sincere or joking
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Finally, a place to get a good cup of coffee in space

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:44pm
Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and the space station crew are getting a long-awaited espresso machine
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Security expert: U.S. is a "glass house" in cyberspace

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 11:38am
It doesn't take a superpower to take down the U.S. in a brutal cyber attack. That's part of the message uncovered in Sunday night's "60 Minutes," where Steve Kroft investigated the devastating attack on Sony Pictures. Kroft asked cyber security expert and FireEye COO Kevin Mandia about future threats to American companies.
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Amazon's Echo gets some savvy upgrades

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:32am
The new voice-controlled personal assistant gadget can now play your request on Pandora or be a home automation hub
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