NASA launches satellites to probe magnetic mystery

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 4:40am
"Essentially a flawless delivery of our four satellites" to study powerful interactions between Earth's and sun's magnetic fields
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Aussie girls recreate "Bohemian Rhapsody" car scene

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:07pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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German archaeologists find world's oldest pretzel

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 7:02pm
Scientists used carbon dating to trace the Bavarian beer hall snack to the 1700s
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Jupiter's moon Ganymede has vast underground ocean

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 6:03pm
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirmed there is a deep saltwater ocean below the crust of the solar system's largest moon
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Robert Downey Jr. gives young fan Iron Man arm

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 5:49pm
The "Iron Man" and "Avengers" star partnered with a maker of bionic limbs to give a 7-year-old boy an amazing new arm
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Google street view, now on Mt. Everest

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 5:44pm
Take a virtual trek through the mountains of Nepal, visit a monastery and stop by a "yak parking lot"
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Who are happier, liberals or conservatives?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 5:19pm
A study found members of one group use more positive language and "smile more genuinely"
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​"It puts you on a more real level": What people said about Facebook in 2005

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 5:18pm
This 2005 "CBS Evening News" story profiled what college students thought about the new website and includes an interview with a young Mark Zuckerberg
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NASA to study Earth and sun's explosive interplay

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 4:20pm
A $1.1 billion mission focused on magnetic field activity that disrupts power grids and drives aurora lights is set for launch
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7-foot-long prehistoric lobster surprises scientists

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 4:00pm
Among the "shocking" findings: The 480-million-year-old sea monster had twice as many legs as researchers expected
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Wind could power one-third of the country by 2050

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:03pm
U.S. Department of Energy predicts wind power could grow sevenfold by mid-century, saving billions of tons of carbon emisisons
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Would Apple buy Tesla?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 2:56pm
After investors raised the question earlier this week, there is plenty of speculation but few solid clues
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Google's first brick-and-mortar retail store opens in London

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 1:56pm
Google's first retail store has opened in London. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on what it's selling.
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Slack app aims to replace email in the office

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 1:55pm
A new chat app called Slack is a messaging app for the office. As CNET's Bridget Carey reports for CBSN, it aims to replace email altogether.
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Two pet goldfish get surgeries totaling $750

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:58pm
The complex operations required an exotic consultant surgeon, a veterinarian and a nurse to monitor their heart rates
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New efforts to bring high-speed rail to America

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:38am
High-speed rail has had a difficult time catching on in the U.S. The White House unveiled its vision for new train corridors in 2009, but so far, there has been little progress. Top speed on Amtrak Acela trains only reaches about 150 miles per hour, but now there are high speed rail projects underway in the country that will go 50 miles per hour faster. The people pushing the projects forward believe the idea of high-speed rail in the U.S. has finally turned the corner. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Shareholders want Apple to team up with Tesla

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:26am
Just days after the company debuted the Apple Watch, some investors now want to steer the tech giant toward the auto industry. Two investors at the annual meeting this week made it clear they want Apple to buy electric carmaker Tesla. Apple CEO Tim Cook sidestepped the question. CNET senior editor Dan Ackerman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the speculation.
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Drama as space station crew returns to Earth

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 4:16am
Communications lost between Soyuz capsule and flight controllers for long stretch during descent to Kazakhstan
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Amazon's Echo tries to put Siri in your home

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:30am
As a countertop version of the digital assistant Apple builds into its phones, Echo is a cool idea -- but does it work?
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​Chameleons' color-changing secret revealed

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 8:26pm
Scientists have figured out how chameleons achieve their dramatic technicolor effects
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