​Flashback: The flying car flight of 1988

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:04pm
Inventor Paul Moller was sure it'd work and invited CBS News cameras to capture the manned test flight in action
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Jupiter may be to thank for life on Earth

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 7:09pm
Billions of years ago, Jupiter hurled other planets into the sun, setting the stage for solar system 2.0 and Earth's formation
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​Your poop may be a goldmine -- literally

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 7:04pm
Research finds that solid waste from sewers contains gold, silver and other metals that could be reused in electronics
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The world's looming water catastrophe

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 5:15pm
U.N. report: Countries across the globe could suffer a 40 percent water deficit in only 15 years
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Cleaning up space with giant fishing nets

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 4:19pm
The European Space Agency may turn to lowly fishing nets to rid the galaxy of dead satellites and other dangerous debris
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Music execs: How much free streaming is too much?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:53pm
Some record labels are reportedly putting pressure on Spotify to limit what it will give away for free
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Next-generation gadgets reshape home life

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:53pm
From maintaining the temperature in the living room to locking your doors remotely, how you run your house is changing
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Taylor Swift bought her own porn domain names

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:17pm
The singer reportedly purchased TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult before anyone else could do the same
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8-limbed robot to help Japan's Fukushima cleanup

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:07pm
"The Octopus" can be used to traverse the rubble and handle residual nuclear waste
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Record labels trying to get Spotify to limit free music

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 1:45pm
Record companies are asking Spotify to limit free music. CNET's Dan Ackerman joins CBSN with more on whether harsher limits will attract or repel customers.
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Czechs import wild horses to save biodiversity

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:29pm
The British herd will feast on invasive grasses that took over a former military zone after the Soviet withdrawal
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Obama to announce $240 million in pledges for STEM education

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:23pm
The private sector efforts are meant to help underrepresented groups pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math
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Devices give remote control of homes

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:44am
The spring edition of CNET Magazine takes an in-depth look at “smart homes,” from the living room to the garden. CNET.com’s editor-in-chief Lindsey Turrentine joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the next-generation of home gadgets.
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Girl Scout troop is among White House Science Fair participants

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:42am
Meet some of the country's youthful scientists and innovators, who are working on curing cancer, finding new energy sources, solving the world's problems. And they're under 20 years old.
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New alternatives to computer passwords

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 1:12pm
Forget about forgetting passwords - Yahoo has introduced a system for sending single-use passwords on demand to mobile phone users, while Microsoft is proposing "biometric authentication,” in which your computer must recognize your face, iris or fingerprint to grant you access. Charles Osgood reports.
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​Passage: A new era for passwords

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 5:35pm
Yahoo and Microsoft announces plans that may relieve computer users of password anxiety
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One man's inspirational fight against pollution

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:12am
A recent study in "Science" estimates that as much as 14 million tons of plastic trash wound up in the world's oceans in 2010 and that amount could double in a decade. But, one California man is on a mission to clean up wetlands that are filled with plastic waste before the debris floats into the Pacific Ocean. Omar Villafranca reports.
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Time Lapse: Paris of the Plains

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 3:04am
Visually stunning time-lapse film displays the striking beauty of Kansas City, Missouri. Video courtesy of Tim Lair. See more of Tim's work and follow him on Vimeo. Music track, "The Faint Dotted Line," courtesy of Zane Callister.
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Watch live: Pa. Bald Eagle's nest as hatching time nears

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 8:27pm
Pennsylvania Game Commission and HDOnTap team up for a crystal-clear view of Bald Eagle's nest as the big day nears
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​One-fifth of world's worst coal plants are in U.S.

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 8:19pm
A University of Oxford report reveals dirty truths about coal power at home and abroad
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