California company develops glowing plants

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:30pm
A small bio-tech company in San Francisco called Glowing Plant is using genetic engineering to develop plants that give off their own light. Chief scientist Kyle Taylor has discovered a way to add DNA to plant cells that causes them to produce the same chemical that makes fireflies glow. KPIX's John Ramos reports.
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Lunar eclipse reveals rare blood moon

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:49pm
In parts of the U.S. and elsewhere around the world, spectators got a glimpse of a total lunar eclipse
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Newfound predator snacked on little dinosaurs

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:48pm
The puma-sized prehistoric beast discovered in Venezuela dined on its smaller cousins
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October's blood moon eclipse

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:30pm
Spectacular views of the rare "blood moon" lunar eclipse
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Microscope breakthrough honored with Nobel Prize

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:34am
Two Americans and a German scientist share the Nobel for pushing microscopes into the "nanodimension"
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Scientists learn from 9,000-year-old man

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:54pm
A skull was found in 1996 along the banks of the Columbia River is shedding light on ancient times
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Mind-controlled prosthetics let patients "feel" objects

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 8:39pm
Scientific and technological advances help blur the line between prosthetic limbs and natural human movement
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DEA agent sued over Facebook decoy page

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:42pm
Did agent go too far in using woman's images, info to trick friends?
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Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release more info about government surveillance

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:14pm
Social media company files lawsuit in federal court to publish its full "transparency report"
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Consumer Reports looks at heated debate over GMO foods

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:21pm
A new Consumer Reports study investigated foods with genetically modified organisms. They found that many products are not completely transparent in their labeling
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Smart cup can track the calories in your drink

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:33pm
A San Francisco company has developed a cup that can figure out what's poured into it
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First-time spacewalkers working on ISS

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:29pm
Two crew members have a long to-do list of repairs and improvements to make to the International Space Station
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Dino robots and other creations at Japan expo

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:20pm
A smartphone-controlled dinosaur, synchronized cheerleaders and a ping pong-playing spider-bot are some of the inventions presented at CEATEC Japan this year
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Germ-zapping robot combats hospital infections

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:08pm
The Xenex robot is sterilizing rooms in 250 hospitals, including the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient is now being treated
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New York pulls plug on smartphone tracking program

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:04pm
Outdoor media company had received approval from the city to place hundreds of transmitters in payphone booths
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Smart cup calculates calories in drinks

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:02pm
Do you want to know how many calories you drink? A new cup made by Vessyl has the ability to analyze the caloric content of liquid and send that data to your phone. KPIX's Pat Leong reports.
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Dino robots and other wonders at CEATEC 2014

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:00pm
Latest in robotics and other technology shown off at Japan's annual CEATEC electronics trade show
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2 decade-old bright idea scores Nobel in physics

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:12am
American and 2 Japanese scientists awarded high honor for cooking up a new light bulb "to the benefit of us all"
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Distracted driving may not be entirely your fault

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 8:54am
A new study from AAA is raising concerns about the modern technology in our cars and examined the level of distractions drivers face using hands-free features
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The Pebble smartwatch gets a lot savvier

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:42am
This first-generation device isn't letting new rivals push it aside -- instead, it's adding new features and holding the price
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