Bill Nye on evolution, climate change and advancements

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:56pm
Bill Nye "The Science Guy" taught kids on his popular TV show in the '90s. Now he's hoping to reach a bigger crowd. Nye joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about his new book, "Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation."
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New "AirLegs" technology helps troops stay one step ahead

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 12:05pm
Take a rare look at future technology for U.S. troops. The military's DARPA lab creates stunning inventions, and they could help service members stay one step ahead when answering the call of duty. Chip Reid reports on the new "AirLegs" technology you'll see only on "CBS This Morning."
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DARPA director: Technological advances in neuroscience "exciting and terrifying"

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 10:50am
Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, shares why she thinks innovations in repairing brain damage or creating prosthetics can pose important challenges for society.
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From stealth fighters to Siri, DARPA's projects aim to transform next generation

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 10:50am
Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, discusses various projects that DARPA has played a key role in -- from everyday technologies like the Internet and Siri to military aircrafts.
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"An entire platoon wearing wearable robots"

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 10:00am
DARPA is sometimes known as the Pentagon's own team of mad scientists, and CBS News has been given a rare peek at what they're cooking up
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Can you find your genetic love match?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:03pm
Companies are popping up to help you find that special someone by seeing if your DNAs are compatible
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NASA's Orion prepares for liftoff

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:40pm
NASA's Orion spacecraft was designed to eventually carry astronauts into deep space. After years of development, it will soon be rolled out to a launch pad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ahead of its first unmanned test flight, scheduled for early December. CBS Space Contributor Bill Harwood joins CBSN with more.
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How 3D printing could revolutionize burn treatment

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:10pm
A team in Toronto has developed a method for making functional human skin on demand
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New goal for a moon base?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 8:30pm
The European Space Agency wants to build a 3D-printed moon base. Neil Degrasse Tyson joins CBSN with more on how realistic a goal this is.
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Dashcam video: Meteor spotted in Texas

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 7:00pm
A meteor flew across the Texas sky Saturday night, alarming witnesses and sparking questions about what had been seen. An officer from the Hewitt Police Department captured the event on a dashboard camera.
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Global warming worsens watery dead zones

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 6:27pm
Dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico, Chesapeake Bay and other bodies of water, caused by fertilizer runoff, could get worse due to climate change
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Woolly mammoth mummy yields well-preserved brain

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 5:59pm
This is the first time scientists can study an intact, preserved brain in a large extinct mammal buried in the permafrost
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Build a cheap smart home with old smartphones

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:10pm
Don't toss your old smartphone in the junk drawer just yet, use it to create a DIY smart home
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Earthquake early-warning app in development

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:59pm
A California-based startup and USGS are developing a new, cloud-based earthquake detection system
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"Interstellar": Most realistic science fiction film?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 3:48pm
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson doesn't think we'll be traveling via wormhole anytime soon but offered his take on how well the film stuck to the books
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Bright meteor streaks across Texas sky

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:59pm
The unusually bright fireball was accompanied by a large boom Saturday night near San Antonio
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Facebook makes it easier to ignore annoying posts

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:48pm
Facebook now lets users "mute" their friends without unfriending them. CNET editor Dan Ackerman joins "CBSN" to discuss the new features.
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Obama urges strong rules to protect net neutrality

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:25pm
President asks FCC to ban system which allows Internet providers to charge tech companies to send content to consumers more quickly
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Tiny tags reveal secrets of hummingbird life

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:12pm
Tagging the birds with tiny bracelets has allowed scientists to uncover how long they live and where they travel
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Movie vs. science: Neil deGrasse Tyson on "Interstellar"

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:26pm
The movie is being called one of the most realistic science fiction films ever, thanks to its visual effects and story line. It came in second at the U.S. box office with $50 million in ticket sales. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson of the Hayden Planetarium in New York and the TV series "Cosmos" joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the science behind the blockbuster.
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