Vintage NASA spacecraft may be out of gas

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 4:22pm
Private team trying to nudge a 36-year-old spacecraft into a new orbit fear the nitrogen fuel tanks may have run dry
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Whiz kids recruited to intern in Silicon Valley

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:29pm
Children as young as 13 are learning at top computer companies while earning hundreds - even thousands of dollars a week. KCBS Rachel Kim reports
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Climate report: Boston summers could feel like Miami

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:19pm
Summertime temps have been rising for decades, and if current trends continue we're in for some big changes
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"Toilet to tap" water recycling begins in Texas city

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:40pm
Faced with one of the worst droughts Texas has ever seen, a city's dwindling water supply forced it to take action
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Watch out World Cup: Robots could be soccer stars

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:05pm
Scientists hope to create robots that can beat human soccer players by 2050
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Training the brain to see better

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:46am
2 months of vision training on a new app brought a university baseball team some unexpected results, and the local police force is now on deck
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Conservationists race to save ancient artwork in China

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 8:55pm
Coal dust and pollution have taken heavy toll on the the sandstone cave carvings of Buddha in the Yungang Grottoes
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For sale: Fake social media followers

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 7:50pm
Some estimates say people and companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to boost their online reputations
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Wi-Fi hotspots a hotbed for hacker activity

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 7:33pm
A recent Consumer Reports survey found 62 percent of Americans do nothing to protect their privacy online. That can make it easy for hackers to steal personal information. One way hackers can get access to your private passwords is at a wi-fi hot spot. CBS News' Jericka Duncan reports.
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Donkey Kong and Mario turn 33, still going strong

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 7:03pm
Donkey Kong and another one of Nintendo's famous characters made their first appearance 33 years ago today
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Earth's magnetic field weakening 10 times faster

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 6:52pm
It may be a sign that the Earth's magnetic poles are getting ready to flip, which hasn't happened in hundreds of thousands of years
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High-tech headband senses brainwaves to calm mind

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 4:41pm
Muse has introduced a headband and app to combat stress, updating guided meditation with technology that may lead to controlling more than an app with your mind. Kara Tsuboi reports.
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Kid-friendly wearables ease parents' minds

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 4:21pm
Wearable devices can help parents keep track of wandering kids
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How Hollywood created those high-tech "Apes"

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:44pm
Movie tech has come a long way, as seen in the newest "Planet of the Apes" movie
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Tech to help prevent kids' deaths in hot cars

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:27pm
Companies are developing smart car seats and other devices with the aim of preventing dozens of children's deaths each year -- but will it work?
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Huge trove of dinosaur footprints in Alaska

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:44pm
70 million years ago, large herds of duck-billed dinosaurs thrived under the midnight sun
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New GPS tracking bracelet lets parents pinpoint kids

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:29pm
A bracelet embedded with GPS technology is giving parents a new way to keep track of their children. April Thompson of WREG-TV in Memphis tests it out.
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Pocket pets? Mini animal fossils from Canada

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:27pm
The tiny fossils found in British Columbia date back at least 50 million years, when the local climate was much warmer
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World Cup 2014: Brazil vs. Germany breaks social media records

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:26pm
The German team's 7-1 thrashing of Brazil did more than break millions of hearts, it became the most discussed sporting event on Twitter ever
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"Indestructible" iPhone 6 sapphire screen?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:22pm
A YouTube video shows that this new factory component could make future iPhone screens nearly indestructible
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