Watch: New humanoid robot helps Nestle sell coffee machines

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:56pm
Nestle Japan will introduce humanoid robots at shops to promote the sales of its coffee machines. Starting in November the company plans to place about 1,000 of the robots in home appliance stores across Japan.
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Reaction to Apple CEO announcement that he's gay

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:06am
Apple CEO Tim Cook is getting a lot of public support after his personal revelation. He is now the first openly gay executive of a Fortune 500 company.
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Dramatic Chihuahua plays dead when held

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:02am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including motorcycle chariot racing, a musical tribute to Shia LeBeouf and a combat ship side launched into a river. Plus, a Chihuahua that, when held by a certain someone, freezes up like it was crossbred with a possum.
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Lava flow could wipe out future for Hawaii village

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:36am
A river of lava threatens to block the main road into the village of Pahoa. Dozens of people who could lose their homes don't know when to get out. Carter Evans reports.
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Street-by-street flood forecasts, 3 days before a storm

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:57pm
Two years after Sandy, researchers in New Jersey want to bring more powerful predictions to the people
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Dramatic Chihuahua plays dead when held

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:44pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Tablet translates sign language into spoken word

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:36pm
A team of deaf entrepreneurs has developed a revolutionary way for the hearing and hearing-impaired to communicate
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Tablet turns sign language into speech

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:30pm
MotionSavvy's Uni tablet case uses motion capture to translate sign language into spoken words. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
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This peaceful looking galaxy is anything but

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:43pm
Hubble photograph shows a beautiful, turbulent galaxy spinning 65 million light years away
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Baby giraffe born at Dallas Zoo

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:21pm
Zookeepers are keeping an eye on the 120-pound giraffe calf, making sure he's getting all the nutrition he needs. He could make his first appearance in the feeding habitat as soon as next week. as soon as next week.
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Captive breeding program helps save tortoises species

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 5:18pm
Ecuador's once endangered Galapagos tortoise population has made a steady recovery, according to a new study, thanks to the success of a captive breeding program in the region. There were once only 12 Galapagos tortoises, but now there are more than 2,000.
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How you react to this photo reveals your politics

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:37pm
The brains of conservatives and liberals differ in how they respond to disturbing images, study shows
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Student experiment destroyed in rocket explosion

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:30pm
Students from a South Jersey high school have a unique connection to the unmanned supply rocket that exploded moments after liftoff. The students' science experiment had been chosen to board the rocket intended for the International Space Station. KYW's Carol Erickson reports.
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See the first website server in North America

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:28pm
One of the first website servers was developed at Stanford University in 1991. Archivists have kept the sites active showing a living history of the Internet. KPIX's John Ramos takes a look at web technology in its infancy.
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​Google Glass banned in movie theaters

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:26pm
The Motion Picture Association of America asks moviegoers to shut off cell phones, cameras and futuristic computer glasses
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​Move over, Apple and Samsung: Here comes Xiaomi

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:39pm
A little-known Chinese smartphone maker is grabbing marketshare from more established players
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Minuscule beauty

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:15pm
Winning images from the Nikon Small World Photomicrography 2014 contest
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After Fukushima, a glut of green energy in Japan

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:32pm
Power utilities can't keep up with the flood of renewable energy companies trying to get on the grid
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High tech lighting and AC system protects Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel masterpiece

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:26am
Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel by the light of the sun coming through small windows, and now 450 years after his death, his masterpieces are being seen in a whole new light provided by 7,000 LEDs. The chapel is also getting a new ventilation system. Allen Pizzey reports.
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Apple in preliminary talks to sell smartphones in Iran

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:37am
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple is in talks to distribute its products in Iran, but economic sanctions isolate the country because of its nuclear program. Gayle King reports.
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