Uber bets on big rigs as companies race toward self-driving future

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 9:09am
Ride sharing giant has purchased a self-driving truck startup, and its first autonomous taxis will arrive in Pittsburgh as early as this month
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Inside the search for a better way to fight wildfires

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:17pm
Researchers at a fire lab in Montana use high-tech equipment to study the spread of wildfires -- and they have a suggestion for how to prevent outbreaks
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Global warming means smoggier autumns in U.S. Southeast

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 8:57pm
The drier, warmer autumn brought about by climate change might extend the summer smog in the Southeast
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After 22 months, NASA hears from "lost" spacecraft

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 7:14pm
Almost two years after a malfunction knocked it off line, NASA's STEREO-B spacecraft has finally phoned home
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Why you might be less optimistic than you think

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 7:14pm
Psychologists take a new, critical look at the common belief that humans are inherently optimistic beings
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Bill Nye on national parks, climate, and 2016 election

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 6:58pm
"The Science Guy" says it's important to get out into nature and "find your park"
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Hidden images revealed in 500-year-old manuscript

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 5:41pm
The text's deerskin pages were painted white and appeared blank, but research shows those seemingly empty pages contained much more
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Apple under Tim Cook: A nicer company, but a better one?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 2:46pm
CNET takes a look at how Apple has changed in the five years since Steve Jobs' successor took over
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Scientists to wrap up year-long isolation in Mars simulation

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 2:33pm
Investigator: “They are clamoring to get into the ocean. I think they will enjoy having a beer as well.”
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Talking about grief and death is hard, but not on Twitter

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 2:21pm
Twitter and other social media are easing a taboo against discussing death and mourning, researchers find
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How smart are you? Brain activity might hold clues

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 1:56pm
How the brain looks while resting could shed light on much bigger questions of cognitive ability, a new study finds
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Harambe lives: Killed gorilla gets 2nd life online

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 1:22pm
While the Cincinnati Zoo director finds the often sarcastic internet tributes unhelpful, others claim they are fed by genuine sadness
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Threatened sea turtle run over while nesting in N.C.

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 12:41pm
The Park Service said that the injured green sea turtle was found on the beach Sunday morning and had to be euthanized
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Wyoming marketing its rare solar eclipse on Sunday

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 2:33pm
Total solar eclipse will be visible from a 60-mile band that runs through the center of Wyoming
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The unfolding history of paper

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 12:51pm
We wouldn’t have civilization without the invention of paper - nor would we have the thrill of paper airplanes
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NASA astronauts complete space walk

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:41pm
NASA astronauts Kate Rubins and Jeff Williams completed a space walk outside the International Space Station Friday. Former NASA astronaut Tom Jones joins CBSN's Reena Ninan and Vladimir Duthiers with more on space exploration.
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Spacewalkers attach new docking port to station

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 5:35pm
Two spacewalking astronauts attached a new docking port to the International Space Station Friday, a major step toward regaining independent access
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Flying cockroaches! Heat sends pests soaring

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 4:21pm
Summer weather causing cockroaches to take to the skies
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World's largest aircraft takes flight for first time

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 3:59pm
The Airlander 10, the world's largest aircraft, made a complete lap of its airfield and then landed safely
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Military space surveillance satellites launched

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 4:33am
A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying two military space surveillance satellites blasted off Friday from Cape Canaveral
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