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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Do smart computers need an updated IQ test?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:48pm
The Turing test for artificial intelligence is 60 years old, and some scientists say it's time for a change
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One year later, how's the Hyperloop coming?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 11:24am
A reality check on Elon Musk's high-speed tube transport concept
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New tech helps kids, parents fight cyber-bullies

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:57pm
New apps offer some high-tech solutions to the problem of bullying on social media
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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic lifts off

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 9:19pm
Astrobotic is one of 18 teams in 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
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New games, console features from Microsoft, Sony

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 6:21pm
With new exclusive games and console features, Microsoft and Sony continue their battle for video game supremacy
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Google exec hired to help fix government websites

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 3:01pm
Following the debacle, a former Google engineer is put in charge of new digital team in Washington
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Perseid meteor shower peaks Tuesday night

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 2:53pm
One of the year's most dazzling meteor showers can be seen in the night sky and online
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Dazzling lights map invisible Wi-Fi networks

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:19pm
A Ph.D. student has found a way to map wireless networks using beams of light
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European cargo ship docks with space station

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:02pm
The European Space Agency's fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle arrived at the ISS with more than 7 tons of supplies
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OLED TVs are getting a lot cheaper

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:53pm
Prices on high-end OLED TVs have dropped 75 percent from the first-generation model
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Forecasters add new levels of storm warnings

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:12pm
Storm threats will be classified on a five-point scale similar to twisters, hurricanes and even the Homeland Security alert systems
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Myths about Facebook's Messenger app go viral

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:10pm
Those alarming blog posts about Facebook Messenger taking over your phone don't get all the facts right
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Apple U. teaches "What Makes Apple, Apple"

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:08pm
Secretive training program for Apple employees drives home the importance of simplicity, report reveals
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Biggest supermoon of the year lights up the night

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:44pm
Sunday's supermoon was the biggest and brightest seen in 20 years, according to NASA
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U.S. wireless carriers push Samsung over Apple

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 1:28pm
Samsung gets recommendations from wireless store employees twice as often as Apple, and ten times the rate Nokia gets a nod
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Social media misfires can cost student athletes

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 1:15pm
Posting things they shouldn't on social media can hurt student athletes' prospects for being recruited, coaches say
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Could Ebola be turned into a bio-weapon?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 1:07pm
It sounds like a worst-case scenario, but scientists say anyone who tried to turn Ebola into a weapon would run into trouble
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