West Nile Virus gets a boost from U.S. drought

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 3:51pm
Drought conditions in western states may be fueling the spread of this potentially deadly illness
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Sorry, boa constrictors, we've misjudged you

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 3:08pm
It turns out the slithering predators don't kill the way we thought (and in fact do it much faster and more humanely)
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Twitter's frat-themed party causes a stir

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 2:45pm
Twitter is facing backlash after hosting a fraternity-themed party
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Facebook taking on YouTube for online video dominance

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 2:43pm
Facebook unveils new tools to allow users to post videos with more customization
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Swarming bugs force crews to plow bridge in Iowa

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 2:03pm
Ankle-deep mayflies covered a Mississippi River bridge connecting Iowa to Illinois
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Annual orca census finds four babies thriving

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 1:13pm
The yearly West Coast count determined that the number of the endangered whales, though still low, is up from last year
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Teen's armed drone has feds on alert

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:05am
Authorities tell CBS News there appears to be nothing illegal about it, and they admit they have no way to prevent the next one
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Giant exploding water balloon in slow mo

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:03am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Is teen's homemade "flying gun" illegal?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/23/2015 - 9:43am
Video showing handgun fired by drone is raising serious concerns, but officials say it's a case of "technology surpassing current legislation"
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Obama admin. grants Arctic drilling approval to Shell

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:21pm
The two permits issued Wednesday clear the way for oil drilling in Chukchi Sea, but with some conditions and limits
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Giant exploding water balloon in slow mo

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 9:23pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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​Federal court rejects butt dial defense

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 8:57pm
What you say during an accidental call may be used against you in a court of law
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Russian rocket takes off with crew bound for ISS

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 8:51pm
A Russian Soyuz rocket shot into space Wednesday, launching an international three-man crew toward the space station
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New Google timeline archives your every move

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 5:53pm
Creepy or cool? "Your Timeline" allows users to track where they've been on a particular day, month or year
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Too much stress sends some dogs into a tailspin

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 3:51pm
Study finds that some dogs thrive on pressure while others crack under it; where is your dog's "stress sweet spot"?
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State-of-the-art bionic hand changes woman's life

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 3:31pm
A Florida woman is one of the first to receive what's being called the most advanced prosthetic hand on the market
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FTC warns travelers to be wary of online hotel scams

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 3:19pm
Websites are using a number of tricks to scam consumers trying to find a good hotel deal online, and it comes at a steep cost
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First woman to receive most advanced bionic hand

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:41pm
"I'm so excited, you have no idea!" she says of bionic hand, described as the "latest and greatest"
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Hackers expose first Ashley Madison users

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:24pm
A Massachusetts man was one of the first victims in a crusade to shut down the cheating website by revealing its members
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Google's new "timeline" feature

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 2:18pm
Google knows everywhere you've been
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