Tiger populations on the rebound in India

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 1:53pm
India's latest census shows a sharp increase in the endangered cats' numbers, raising hopes that conservation efforts are working
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Kelly astronaut twins to participate in year-long NASA experiments

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 12:41pm
Astronaut Scott Kelly will try something no American has ever done before, while his twin, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, spends the mission on Earth. As NASA looks towards an eventual three-year long round trip to Mars, the Kelly brothers have become key to figuring out how to prepare for and protect the human body during lengthy trips in space. Don Dahler reports.
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NSA reveals North Korea hack

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:00pm
Officials say that U.S. intelligence knew North Korea was trying to infiltrate America's computer systems, years before the Sony hack. According to the New York Times, the NSA was tracking North Korean computer activity as far back as 2010. Bob Orr reports.
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Why the U.S. was sure North Korea hacked Sony

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:34pm
The U.S. intelligence community has a smoking gun in the case facilitated by an NSA hack in 2010, according to a report
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​Melting glaciers dump carbon into the sea

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:21pm
New research finds that when the ice sheets melt, they add a lot more to the oceans than just water and this could have grave impacts down the line
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Freelance hackers for hire, at your service

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 6:47pm
A new site is gaining attention for being the Angie's List of hacking, but it's small potatoes in the global market for on demand digital espionage
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An up-close encounter with killer whales, on video

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 6:08pm
A California paddle boarder got a rare meeting with a pod of wild orcas off Laguna Beach, capturing the whole experience on his GoPro
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Paddleboarder's killer view of orca whales

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 5:12pm
Rich German was paddleboarding off the coast of Laguna Beach, California, when he encountered five orca whales, which dove under his board and came up for breath just feet away. German posted the awe-inspiring video to share the experience and to raise awareness about orcas.
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Amazon to produce and acquire original movies

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 3:54pm
Amazon Studios announced Monday that has created a new hub for movies, Amazon Original Movies.
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Apple software quality keeps taking a hammering

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 3:46pm
Whether a nosedive or gradual trend that will harm its long-term reputation, many criticize Apple's work
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Startup enables people to hire their own hackers

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:46pm
A startup is creating buzz, enabling users to hire their own hackers. CNET editor Dan Ackerman joins "CBSN" with more on whether the business is even legal.
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​Sticky situation: Birds covered in mystery goop

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:40pm
Rescuers at Hayward Regional Park are trying to save birds from an unknown substance that spilled into the bay
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Poachable: The new app for job seekers

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:38pm
If you're looking for a new job, there's an app for that. "Poachable" works similarly to Tinder. CNET editor Dan Ackerman joins "CBSN" with more.
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Birds covered in mysterious gunk

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:10pm
It's clear, sticky and has no smell, but what exactly it is remains a mystery. The International Bird Rescue team is trying to figure out the source of a mysterious gunk appearing on seabirds near Northern California's Hayward Regional Park. Mark Kelly reports.
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Mysterious shipwreck found in Lake Michigan

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 1:33pm
The aging wreck could be the remains of a vessel called the Griffin that was lost in 1679
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VA doctor engineers improved standing wheelchair

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 4:54pm
A doctor at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs hospital worked with engineers and veterans to develop a prototype for a standing wheelchair which improves on existing designs. CBS Minnesota's Reg Chapman reports.
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VA doctor engineers improved standing wheelchair

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 4:11pm
A doctor at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Hospital has developed and engineered an improved design for the standing wheelchair
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Future uses for facial recognition technology

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 1:53pm
New software that uses facial recognition technology to detect a person's emotions could have a major effect on business, advertising and a number if other industries. Rana el-Kaliouby, co-founder of emotion-tracking company Affectiva joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday," along with Ad Age Magazine senior editor Ken Wheaton to discuss the technology.
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The amazing story behind the film "Spare Parts"

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 1:52pm
Four Phoenix high school students won a NASA-sponsored robotics contest in 2004, beating teams from MIT and other top universities. Wired magazine published a story on the team the next year, and it has been made info a major motion picture. Joshua Davis, who wrote the original article, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the unlikely story.
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Concerns over climate after warmest year on record

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 12:54pm
2014 was the warmest year on record, and scientists almost unanimously blame humans for climate change. Vincente Arenas takes a look at the how that warming is affecting the planet.
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