Singer Sarah Brightman drops plans to go to space

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 6:47pm
The soprano will not be flying to the space station this fall, she says, citing "personal family reasons"
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Is your dog a genius? Putting Fido to the test

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:44pm
A doggie assessment can help you determine if your furry friend is a "Maverick," an "Einstein" or a "Stargazer"
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Antarctica is melting from above and below

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:26pm
"What we know now is the ice shelf is subject to a two-pronged attack from above and below," says the author of a new study
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Berkeley, California, to require cellphone health warnings

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:15pm
Cellphone "right to know" law will arm consumers with safety information, but it could face legal challenge
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40 percent of U.S. bee colonies died in past year

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:18pm
Honeybee deaths are on the rise across the country, according to a new survey
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Starbucks customers targeted by hackers

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:10pm
Coffee retailer confirms reports of thefts, but says its mobile app remains secure
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Stephen Hawking to appear at Glastonbury music festival

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 1:49pm
The physics superstar will share the stage with rockstars at the five-day UK festival
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Tropical lab offers up-close look at rare species

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:58am
A Central American island called Barro Colorado Island has thousands of birds, insects and amphibians that are studied and preserved, and it's one of the world's most important tropical research facilities. Major Garrett reports on the scientific jewel of the Smithsonian institution.
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Facebook debuts "Instant Articles" to speed news

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:40am
The social media giant is working with The New York Times and eight other publishers to deliver content
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Smithsonian's "Jurassic Park" research island

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:17am
Sitting in the middle of one of the modern wonders of the world, Barro Island has attracted scientists from all over since 1923
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Inappropriate image on Google Maps causes crackdown

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 7:36pm
After a user drew an Android robot urinating on an Apple logo in Google Maps, the world's editing privileges have been revoked
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Cargo ship failure triggers space station crew delays

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 6:50pm
Three astronauts will have to spend an extra month in orbit on the ISS
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What does Verizon want with AOL?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 5:29pm
Wireless giant hopes to open new revenue streams, but union of telecom and media assets could make for awkward fit
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Weather report on alien planets: Cloudy, high of 3,000

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 4:53pm
A study of more than a dozen exoplanets is one of the first to examine daily conditions
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Man behind Moore's Law "amazed" it has lasted so long

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:44pm
Intel cofounder Gordon Moore says his 1965 prediction about the growth of processing power was made looking only 10 years out
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Verizon, Sprint to pay $158M over "cramming" cases

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:19pm
Federal agency says consumers due $120 million in refunds after telecoms let their customers be illegally billed by third parties
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$9 computer is taking Kickstarter by storm

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:48pm
Cheaper than a trip to the movies, this pocket-sized device allows you to connect to the Internet, edit files and play games
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Catchafire: "A matchmaking service between talent and purpose"

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:23pm
Founder Rachael Chong has created a place for professionals and organizations with a social mission to start meaningful partnerships
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"This was not a dinosaur you would want to mess with"

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:23pm
Newly discovered species may have hunted in packs and used a keen sense of smell to track down its prey
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The $9 computer gaining momentum on Kickstarter

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:20pm
Your next computer could just cost you just $9. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on why it's gaining popularity on Kickstarter.
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