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Salt and brine road treatment takes toll on cars

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:22pm
Roads and highways often get a heavy coating of brine before a storm. It's supposed to melt the ice and keep drivers safe on the road, but the ingredients could wind up costing you. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Manatees get trapped in drainage pipe, prompting rescue effort

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:46pm
About a dozen manatees became lodged in a Florida drain pipe, putting emergency response into motion
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Hackers for hire helping companies

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:07pm
Hackers have successfully broken into several companies, including Target and Sony. Now some corporations are fighting fire with fire, hiring hackers to try to break into their own systems. Lauren Lyster reports.
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Unexpected role of climate in medieval plague

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 7:46pm
A new study finds changes in Asian weather contributed to more than a dozen outbreaks of the disease known as Black Death
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Could climate change take oysters off the menu?

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:17pm
A new study finds that ocean acidification due to climate change may seriously hurt the U.S. shellfish industry
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Hack my network--please!

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:02pm
Companies let hackers into their systems to find weaknesses and pay them "bug bounties" of thousands of dollars when they do
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Video games meet resistance training

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:01pm
An Australian developer is bringing workout gaming to the next level
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Monk mummy found inside 1,000-year-old Buddha statue

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:27pm
CT scans of the statue reveal the remarkably well-preserved body of a Buddhist master within
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Work out while you play video games

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:16pm
Gamers may be able to get some exercise while playing. An Australian start-up is building a handheld controller that uses motion sensors to add resistance, so users will expend more energy.
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Rare leopard in Russia spotted on camera

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:08pm
Camera traps catch sight of the critically endangered Amur leopard. A new census has found that the cat's numbers have doubled since 2007, showing that conservation efforts in Russia to keep the cat from extinction are working.
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Microsoft, Lenovo scramble over Superfish security flaw

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 1:38am
Adware pre-loaded on Lenovo laptops leaves users vulnerable to hackers
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Rescuers free 40-ton whale from fishing line

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 7:53pm
Video catches effort to free adult humpback whale that spent the better part of a week entangled in fishing lines off Hawaii, according to observers
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Plant waits 80 years to flower, will die in a month

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 6:48pm
A towering American agave plant at the University of Michigan's botanical gardens is of a species that normally lives at most 30 years
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What to do if your computer has Superfish

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 6:41pm
Many Lenovo laptops come with pre-installed adware that seriously threatens your Internet security
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Can Obama, GOP reach consensus on cybersecurity?

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 3:20pm
Republican Party says cyber-assaults are a "crucial challenge" the nation can't afford to ignore
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How artificial intelligence may change our lives

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 3:17pm
Now that scientists can more clearly see the future of artificial intelligence, they can also more clearly see the risks
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Space station "cable guys" venture out for spacewalk

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 2:00pm
Two astronauts venture outside lab complex to install power, data cables needed for new crew capsule docking ports
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How artificial intelligence may change our lives

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 1:30pm
Will robots take over the world? Maybe not this generation, but prominent leaders say ‘yes’ and that humanity is at stake. Last summer, for the first time, a computer passed the Turing Test. Anthony Mason reports.
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Time Lapse: Our True Significance

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 4:02am
Remarkable time-lapse film displays some of Earth's greatest views, shot over two years in Tenerife, Italy, France, Scotland, and England. Video courtesy of James Hollins and Wilderness Media. Like them on Facebook. Follow them on Instagram, Twitter and Vimeo. Equipment supplied by Kessler Crane.
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Rare leopard back from brink of extinction in Russia

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:08pm
A new census of the Amur leopard shows that its numbers have more than doubled since 2007, raising hopes that it will recover
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