Robin Williams inspires "World of Warcraft"

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:47pm
Designers of the popular role-playing game plan a character inspired by Williams, who was an avid player
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Mulder the cat opens doors

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:54pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Specks returned from space may be alien visitors

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:45pm
Microscopic particles collected by NASA's Stardust spacecraft appear to have originated from outside our solar system
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Glaciers are melting because of us, study finds

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:09pm
Two-thirds of the recent melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, study finds
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Hotel's robot butlers revolutionize room service

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:08pm
A Silicon Valley hotel is investing in one of these high-tech hospitality machines, which can bring things like extra towels to guests' rooms. More robot butlers are expected to pop up at other hotels after the beta test. KPIX's Don Ford reports.
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Twitter weighs changes after Zelda Williams outcry

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:53pm
Twitter and other social media sites respond to abusive posts that targeted grieving Zelda Williams
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Gamescom shows gamers the future of fun

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:51pm
Gamescom 2014, Europe's largest video game trade fair, is underway in Cologne, Germany
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Watch: Atlas 5 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:27pm
Though skies were cloudy, conditions were good as the rocket carrying DigitalGlobe's WorldView 3 remote sensing satellite made its way into space. The satellite is the most powerful Earth-imaging spacecraft ever built for the commercial market.
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Robotic butlers could revolutionize room service

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:20pm
The Aloft Hotel in Silicon Valley has a pool, a bar and now... robots
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Oldest evidence for Egyptian mummy-making found

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:09pm
Ancient Egyptians may have started mummifying their dead hundreds or even thousands of years earlier than scientists thought
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Astrobotic lifts off on quest for Google Lunar XPrize

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:12am
Astrobotic, a team from Pittsburgh, is one of 18 teams competing in the Google Lunar XPrize, a race to get to the moon with a $30 million payoff. It recently completed an important test at the Mojave Air and Space Port. CNET's Tim Stevens is following the competition.
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What a flash mob of tiny swarming robots can do

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 9:10pm
Inspired by nature, researchers create a very unusual army of mini-robots
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Mobile payments? Many consumers say, "Never!"

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 5:30pm
Americans love their smartphones but still have a lot of concerns about the level of security
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Atlas 5 rocket launches sharp-eyed satellite

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:58pm
Rocket carries the most powerful Earth-imaging satellite ever built for the commercial market into space
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Majority of Apple employees are white and male

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:27pm
Apple is the latest tech company to release a diversity reports, and it isn't where the company wants to be
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Apple, Google face hurdles entering health care

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 3:40pm
Tech giants want to push into growing market for fitness and medical gadgets, but privacy and regulatory issues are complex
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First female winner of math's top honor

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:31pm
37-year-old Stanford University professor breaks math's gender barrier to win the 2014 Fields Medal
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Rescue crews free 800-pound leatherback turtle

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:29pm
Tangled in fishing gear off the coast of N.J., the turtle was struggling until the Coast Guard came to the rescue
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Mysterious 2,300-year-old tomb found in Greece

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 1:22pm
Tomb dating from the time of Alexander the Great may be resting place of one of his senior commanders
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Amazon's biggest fish faces extinction threat

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:55pm
The arapaima is a 400-pound air-breathing fish that can grow up to 10 feet long; experts say it's not too late to save it
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