What's trending in China? Air pollution

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:03pm
For highly-polluted areas with few resources, social media posts provide an innovative way to pinpoint "bad air" days
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Antibiotics used on animals more than humans

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:00pm
The vast majority of antibiotics produced in this country are not used on humans - but on animals, both to keep them healthy and to promote growth. But doctors worry all that medicine is also promoting antibiotic-resistant superbugs. CBS News' Bigad Shaban visits a farm outside Los Angeles where the animals are drug-free.
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3D-printed hearts help surgeons save babies' lives

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:54pm
Doctors have used perfect replicas of childrens' hearts to uncover and repair hidden defects
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Record high 1,020 rhinos poached in South Africa

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:26pm
The South African government scrambles to thwart illegal killing and save what remains of its threatened rhino population
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​Crime-fighting robots patrol in Silicon Valley

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:15pm
The autonomous K5 security robots rove around looking for -- and scaring away -- trouble
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Sony drops Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:11pm
The announcement comes just weeks after Christian Bale dropped out as lead
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Mattel under fire for implying Barbie's bad with computers

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:55pm
Mattel is apologizing for a children's book that implies Barbie is bad with computers. In the picture book, a Barbie doll needs help from men to create a video game.
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Firefox makes a deal with Yahoo

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:40pm
Firefox has made a deal with Yahoo to make it the default search engine for the Web browser. CNET tech reporter Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on why this is a significant partnership.
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New robots patrol for security in Silicon Valley

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:10pm
The new K5 robot features laser scanning and a 360-degree live video camera, but it won't be chasing down the bad guys. It's designed to move around people as it sends images back to a command center. Norah O'Donnell reports.
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Virtual reality vacations

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:02pm
A major hotel chain is using virtual reality to let guests visit a Hawaiian beach or a London skyscraper without leaving the building. CNET's Sumi Das reports from San Francisco.
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Yahoo replaces Google as main Firefox search engine

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:50pm
The deal marks the end of a decade-long partnership between Google and Mozilla
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Self-driving cars on display at the LA Auto Show

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:38pm
Volvo is showing off its autonomous vehicles, which it claims could prevent car crashes
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Waze app's shortcuts disrupt quiet neighborhoods

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:08pm
A popular app designed to help drivers beat traffic jams is facing some speed bumps. Waze cuts down commuting times by suggesting alternative routes to bypass gridlock. But as John Blackstone reports, some communities say the app is rerouting the congestion, right to their front yards.
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Russian hackers posting baby monitors, webcams online

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:52am
A Russian-backed website is peering into homes around the world. Anyone can log on to see the live feeds from homes to security systems, all with a map straight to your front door. Charlie D'Agata reports from London where the government is demanding Russia take the site down.
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Is someone spying on you through your webcam?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:57am
Russia-based website is allowing anyone interested to peer into homes around the world -- including many in the U.S. -- by exploiting weak web security
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Worrying crash tests results for popular minivans

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:23am
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ran a number of family vehicles head-on into a barrier, and dubbed a popular model "one of the worst" they've seen
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​A look at YouTube's new music streaming service

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:11pm
With Music Key, the site is hoping people will pay for music they can already hear for free
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YouTube's music streaming service

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:20pm
CNET.com's Sumi Das takes a look at how the company will try to get people to pay for music videos they can already see and hear for free on YouTube.
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5 questions about this crazy weather, answered

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:27pm
With foot upon foot of snow in Buffalo and freezing temperatures from Maine to Hawaii, we asked an expert: What is going on here?
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U.K. museum of curiousities

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:14pm
This strange museum in England has a collection of oddities
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