The science behind the munchies

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 8:09pm
CBSN gets behind the science of the munchies. Dr. Tamas Horvath, a professor at the Yale School of Medicine and the lead author of a paper titled "Mulling the Marijuana Munchies: How The Brain Flips The Hunger Switch," explains.
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5M Apple Watches to ship, minus one key feature

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 7:55pm
Apple is going big on its first order of Apple Watches, but is removing an important function that consumers were excited for
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"Vlogbrother" Hank Green shows why science is so exciting

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 7:34pm
Hank Green, of "Vlogbrothers" YouTube fame, talks to CBSN about his approach to explaining science to his viewers.
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Warming oceans could spell disaster for coral reefs

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 6:44pm
NOAA projects that 2015 will bring a global bleaching event that will imperil vital coral reefs for the third time in a decade
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NASA video shows a giant fireball over Pittsburgh

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:32pm
NASA cameras captured a very bright meteor at the Allegheny Observatory near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The fireball was seen over New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania around 4:45 am Tuesday.
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Is Snapchat really worth $19 billion?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:15pm
After only a few years in business, the Internet company is already one of the most richly valued startups in the world
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Munchies explained: Why pot makes you crave Doritos

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 3:47pm
A news study finds that marijuana switches the function of neurons in the brain, making you go from satisfied to starving
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Facebook has eyes on better video and virtual reality

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 3:38pm
Facebook's chief product officer thinks virtual reality is the future of social networking: "You'll do it, Beyonce will do it"
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Apple Watch axes health tracking function

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 3:04pm
Apple is set to release a new smartwatch, but there are reports that it will not have a health-tracking function. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN to explain why.
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Facebook's future may be in your pocket

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 3:02pm
Facebook wants to generate more smartphone content. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more on how the social media giant plans to do that.
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Snapchat seeking $19 billion in funding

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:53pm
Snapchat could soon be worth $19 billion. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano have more on how the messaging app is in talks with fund managers.
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See the fiery meteor that blazed over Pittsburgh

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:59pm
NASA video caught the 500-pound fireball as it streaked across the sky at 45,000 miles an hour Tuesday
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U.S. Army uses giant blimp to test air defense

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 12:05pm
It's not a bird or a plane, but a blimp in the sky, floating over Maryland's Baltimore suburbs. It's the newest security system launched by the Army to protect major cities along the East Coast, and it can detect everything from a cruise missile to a large drone. Chip Reid reports on the fears of how it could be used for other purposes.
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Slingshot and tennis balls shoot snow, ice off Army blimp

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:56am
Watch how the high-tech blimp is maintained by a low-tech slingshot system developed to knock frozen precipitation off the tail fins. Chip Reid reports.
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What's causing freezing temperatures across the U.S.?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:44pm
Tens of millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas are shivering through some of the coldest temperatures in decades
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Map shows loudest and quietest spots in U.S.

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:23pm
Looking for a little silence? Head here, not there
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Cloud gazers discover new cloud

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:02pm
The Cloud Appreciation Society is hoping to get their cloud officially recognized by the World Meteorological Association
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Are Massachusetts laboratory dogs being kept in poor conditions?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 7:21pm
Animal rights activists say advances almost eliminate the need for research dogs, some of which live their entire lives in a lab
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​Is the NSA putting spyware in hard drives?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:58pm
Cybersecurity researchers draw a shocking path from espionage-enabled computer hardware to the federal government
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Divers take lionfish invasion into their own hands

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:02pm
With spear guns and nets, divers take part in lionfish derbies to stem the invasive species' spread; and later, there's ceviche
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