Antarctic ice shelf thinning "rapidly" in last decade

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 7:38pm
A new study finds that the rate of loss has grown more than tenfold since the 1990s
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Crazy piranha feeding frenzy - caught on tape

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 6:44pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Astronaut Scott Kelly braces for yearlong space flight

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 2:51pm
NASA's Kelly is set to launch Friday on a one-year stay aboard ISS: "My greatest concern is just missing the people on the ground"
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One-fifth of New England's plant life threatened

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 2:31pm
Farming, climate change and harvesting for pharmaceutical use could devastate biodiversity all the way up the food chain
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​Snow melting 16 days earlier in Wyoming mountains

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 1:41pm
Lower snowfall and warmer spring weather are causing snow to melt more than two weeks earlier than it did a few decades ago
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Wi-Fi expansion could threaten V2V safety tech

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:03pm
Potential presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio and rising Democratic Sen. Cory Booker are pushing a bill to improve Wi-Fi access for the public. However, experts say their proposal could sideline a new effort to prevent up to 80 percent of car crashes. Kris Van Cleave reports from the Department of Transportation research lab that's testing this new technology.
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New bill could kick road safety tech to the curb

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:41am
Huge time and money invested in vehicle-to-vehicle communication system aimed at saving lives, so should it take a back seat to web access for all?
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Supreme Court seems divided over mercury limits

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:32pm
In arguments Wednesday, several justices questioned whether EPA was required to take costs into account when it first decided to regulate hazardous air pollutants from power plants
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AAA: Distracted driving a huge factor in teen driver crashes

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:35pm
A new study shows that attachment to cell phones while behind the wheel is a major cause of accidents involving teenagers
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Facebook CEO previews spherical videos and virtual reality

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:36pm
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demoed how his company will use immersive 360-degree video and virtual reality to enhance your newsfeed at the Facebook F8 developer conference.
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NASA opts to grab a boulder, not the whole asteroid

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:32pm
NASA will attempt to pluck a sizable boulder from an asteroid and haul it back to this way for analysis
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Climate change could ruin your dinner

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:13pm
Rising temperatures in the coming years may result in less tasty vegetables, meat and dairy products, report says
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16 fascinating facts about NASA's Mars rovers

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:47pm
NASA's Opportunity and Curiosity rovers have been hard at work on Mars; here's how they get the job done
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Delta 4 rocket boosts new GPS satellite into orbit

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:54pm
The satellite is one in a series of new spacecraft that will replace the current aging network and improve GPS tracking
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360-degree video, virtual reality coming to Facebook

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:51pm
At the Facebook F8 conference Wednesday, Mark Zuckerberg showed off immersive video and the possibilities of virtual reality
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Solar plane pilot: "They said it was not possible"

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:34pm
Two weeks into a historic five-month, around-the-world-journey using nothing but the power of the sun, Solar Impulse 2 pilot Betrand Piccard tells CBS News how he and his copilot are proving the capabilities of renewable energy -- and proving the doubters wrong.
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Two rovers, two milestones, one big week on Mars

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 4:27pm
The Curiosity rover found nitrogen, a sign of life, while the older Opportunity completed a marathon that took 11 years
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​You may soon be able to pay bills from Gmail

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:56pm
Google is reportedly building a service called Pony Express that will put bill pay in your email
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Facebook Developers Conference initiatives leaked

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:30pm
The annual F8 Facebook Developers conference kicks off in San Francisco today. The social network leaked a few new initiatives, including that its messenger app will be getting a makeover. CNET's Dan Ackerman joins with more on what to expect from Facebook.
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You can soon send money through Gmail

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:20pm
Paying your bills could soon be as easy as checking your email. CNET's Dan Ackerman joins CBSN with more on how Google is building a new service that will let you send money through Gmail.
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