Kepler space telescope finds 1,284 more planets

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 6:31pm
Based on Kepler's discoveries to date, even a conservative extrapolation would indicate more than 10 billion worlds that could theoretically support life
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Senator calls on Facebook to respond to censorship accusations

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 5:35pm
The letter, from Sen. John Thune, comes in the wake of a story suggesting Facebook routinely suppressed conservative stories on its "Trending" page
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Boy wonder may have discovered lost Mayan city

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 5:34pm
Acting on a hunch, a 15-year-old from Canada may have discovered an ancient Mayan city buried beneath the jungle
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Top products to turn your house into a smart home

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:52pm
CNET has spent the last eight months testing over 40 smart home products in a living laboratory
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Intense wind detected in space near black hole

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:19pm
Scientists observe super-fast wind spewing out of one of the black holes closest to Earth
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Facebook: "No evidence" conservative stories suppressed

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 1:00pm
Facebook is pushing back against claims that its "Trending" section shows bias against conservative-interest stories
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From Amazon Echo to refrigerators, CNET tests smart home products

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:58am
For eight months, a CNET team tested more than 40 smart home products in a first-of-its-kind "living laboratory"
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Is Facebook suppressing conservative news stories?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 10:56am
An article posted Monday on Gizmodo said Facebook workers suppressed conservative-leaning news stories in its "trending" section.
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Tests for driver impairment by marijuana flawed: AAA

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 8:24am
Study by nation's biggest auto club shows it's not possible to set safe motorist blood threshold for THC, the chemical in pot that makes people high
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Rare sight in the skies as Mercury transits the sun

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:20pm
Stargazers around the world were able to see a phenomenon Monday that only happens a few times each century
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California might lift water restrictions as drought eases

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 7:22pm
State governor asks that some conservation measures remain in place, though
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Twitter bars U.S. intel agencies from analytics tool

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 7:02pm
Report says intelligence agencies cannot access Dataminr, a service which analyzes user tweets and other social media messages
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U.S. names bison national mammal

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 7:02pm
President Obama signed into law a resolution that makes the bison the national mammal of the United States
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Report: Facebook manipulates what's "trending"

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 6:26pm
Facebook's "trending" section appears to be an objective list of what users are buzzing about, but it may not be that simple
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Facebook introduces "Thankful" Mother's Day emoji

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 5:02pm
Facebook rolled out a special emoji for Mother's Day and says more temporary "reactions" could be introduced
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Stargazers witness Mercury as it crosses blazing sun

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 3:47pm
A transit of Mercury occurs only about 13 times a century, when Mercury, the sun and Earth all line up
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Dinosaur-era fossils unearthed in Antarctica

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 3:39pm
An international research team made quite the discovery: a large haul of fossils about 70 million years old
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Mercury in retrograde: What it really means

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 1:53pm
Does this planetary phenomenon actually affect human lives here on Earth?
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Will 83-year-old's GolfBoard catch a wave?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:00pm
One of golf's newest innovations is the GolfBoard, a cross between a skateboard and a surfboard
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Transit of Mercury across the sun begins

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 10:59am
From Earth you can now see Mercury pass across the sun's face for the first time in a decade
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