NASA launches space capsule Orion

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:36pm
NASA's Orion spacecraft has successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. CBS News correspondent Chip Reid joins CBSN from the Kennedy Space Center with the latest.
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Watch: Satellite time-lapse shows California record rainfall

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:08pm
NASA released a new time-lapse animation of data from NOAA's GOES-West satellite to provide a good picture of why the U.S. West Coast continues to experience record rainfall. Watch the storm's movement from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3.
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Ants: The tiny garbagemen of New York City

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:32pm
New research says ants and other insects play a significant role in cleaning up after the city's litterbugs
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​Orion capsule returns to Earth after test flight

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:08pm
The successful test mission of NASA's deep space exploration program is seen as a critical step toward one day sending astronauts to Mars
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Satellite video explains California's epic rain

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 3:04pm
Satellite images show the movement of Pacific weather systems causing record rainfall in California
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CNET gift guide: cool tech splurges

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 3:00pm
If you're looking for a gift that's sure to impress,'s Sumi Das looks at some high-tech gadgets that may be worth the splurge in this CNET holiday gift guide.
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Man gives dead shark emergency C-section

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 3:00pm
Noticing wiggling in the belly of the beached shark, the good Samaritan used a pocketknife to free three live babies, then released them in the water
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Missing-song suit against Apple missing plaintiffs

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:36pm
The faces of a decade-long class action lawsuit alleging iPods blocked non-iTunes music may own devices not covered by the suit
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Crazy Japanese cannon cooks food in 3 seconds

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:02pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a baby monkey getting a toothbrush massage, how to remove a Mo-vember mustache and a giant panda playing in the snow. Plus, a Japanese LTE provider gives a whole new meaning to "fast food."
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Take 2: NASA to try again for Orion launch

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:00am
After wind and sticky valves delay inaugural launch of NASA's new deep space vehicle, forecast for 2nd attempt is ominous
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Crazy Japanese cannon cooks food in 3 seconds

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:22pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Big investors not squeamish about Uber

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 9:28pm
Ride-sharing startup's mammoth new venture capital round values the company at $40 billion
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​J.K. who? 24-year-old YouTube star sets sales record

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 8:48pm
"Girl Online," from vlogging phenom and first-time author Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, is the U.K.'s fastest selling book of 2014
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James Watson's Nobel medal sells for $4.8 million

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 7:27pm
The sale of the Nobel medal far exceed Christie's projections, despite lingering controversy over Watson's racist comments
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How electric eels taser their prey into submission

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 5:58pm
Electric eels are one of the few species that use electrical discharges to capture prey, but until now scientists didn't understand how
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Cage-bound chimp doesn't have same rights as humans, court rules

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:59pm
Three-judge panel denies "legal personhood" to Tommy, who lives alone in a cage in upstate New York
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NASA's Orion mission scrubbed for a day

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:46pm
NASA's launch of its Orion spacecraft has been scrubbed for a day. CBS News correspondent Chip Reid joins CBSN from the Kennedy Space Center with more on the problems plaguing the launch.
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​Is this the most disruptive idea in 85 years?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:20pm
Businessweek's nods to the biggest innovations since its founding include Walmart, the Pill and kitty litter
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New wearable tech will be more fashionable

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:06pm
Another brand of smart glasses will soon hit the market. Intel has teamed with Luxottica to create a new line of eyewear they promise will be stylish too. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on how companies are looking to make wearable tech more fashionable for consumers.
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Google uses simple question to fight spammers

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:00pm
Google has a new test to weed out robots from its account sign-up process. The system will replace CAPTCHA, a test that had users type out distorted letters and numbers to prove that they're human beings. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on why Google is getting rid of the old system.
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