Court puts gray wolf back on endangered species list

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:20pm
The ruling comes after two states legalized the hunting and trapping of wolves, which resulted in the killing of 1,500 animals
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Low oil prices threatening fracking industry

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:01pm
Shale oil producers could lose business if oil prices stay below $60
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EPA to regulate coal ash to prevent spills

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 6:55pm
After accidents that dumped tons of coal ash into U.S. rivers, the new rules would allow for the closure of contaminating disposal sites
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Dust mites hitch rides on international flights

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:51pm
A study finds that intercontinental travel is helping the microscopic stowaways extend their reach around the globe
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FBI: North Korean government behind Sony Pictures hack

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:58pm
The cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment exposed a raft of embarrassing emails and was blamed for scuttling a movie premiere
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​Celebs lose millions of followers in Instagram purge

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:14pm
Instagram deletes spam accounts leading to a shake up that has knocked Bieber from top-Instagrammer glory
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Americans oppose drone use 2-to-1, poll finds

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:35pm
More than 40 percent of people worry that privacy invasions outweigh the benefits of using drones for commercial purposes
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Cat invites over dogs for hilarious holiday feast

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:02pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a tortoise helping out his friend, Google's Year in Search 2014 and awesome people doing awesome things. Plus, a human-animal hybrid holiday feast.
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Computer whiz finds way to save hundreds on airfares

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:41am
23-year-old launches site to help find "hidden city" airline tickets, creating turbulence with travel industry giants
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What you need to know about Amazon's one-hour delivery service

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:04am
Amazon introduced it's new delivery program "Prime Now." The idea is that consumers can have packages within an hour. Right now the program is only available in certain parts of New York, but Amazon says it will expand next year. CNET senior editor Dan Ackerman tells CBSN about the pilot program.
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Coastal cities could see 30 days of floods a year

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:41pm
Researchers say rising sea levels could inundate most major cities on U.S. coasts with regular flooding by 2050
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​Files of more than 40,000 federal workers breached in cyberattack

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:35pm
It's the second breach this year at a major firm handling national security background checks for workers at federal agencies
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Space station team eager for yearlong flight

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:57pm
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are getting ready for a one-year stay on the space station
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Apple CEO gives money for gay rights initiative in the South

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:30pm
Tim Cook's donation towards the campaign is intended to encourage acceptance of the LGBT community in three southern states
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Birds heard deadly storms coming before they hit

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 6:21pm
Researchers discovered that birds in Tennessee flew nearly 1,000 miles to avoid a raft of tornadoes that eventually killed 35 people
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Sony hacking: Experts weigh links to North Korea

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:59pm
As the FBI continues investigating, some clues - but not all - point toward the suspected nation
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NASA astronaut on the longest manned space mission ever

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:23pm
Scott Kelly discusses his forthcoming one-year stay at the International Space Station, which could help scientists learn more about the impact of living and working in space for longer durations of time.
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Amazon launches 1-hour shipping in Manhattan

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:29pm
Online retail giant rolled out the service, known as Prime Now, to select areas of Manhattan on Thursday
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SpaceX delays space station resupply flight

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:11pm
Technical issues, holiday scheduling and orbital constraints forced SpaceX to delay Friday's launch until early January
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Social media and college admissions

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:58pm
As high school seniors across the country send in their college applications, there is growing concern over the impact their social media presence can have on their chances of getting in. Adriana Diaz reports from Dallas on a new study showing that more admissions officers are paying attention.
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