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How cellphones could pose a security threat

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 6:09pm
As airport security is stepped up for cellphones and other electronics, CBS News talks to tech experts about where the threat may lie and how to stop it
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Android Wear smartwatches ship; Is iWatch next?

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:03pm
A high-profile hire by Apple fuels rumors about its smartwatch plans as new Android version hits the market
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Flood prediction gets boost from space

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:28pm
A new way to predict when rivers are at risk of dangerous flooding could one day warn people months in advance
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Bye-bye blackbird? Species' population plummets in California

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 10:46am
One scientist thinks pesticides are to blame for the tri-colored blackbird's 64 percent population dive since 2008
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Oldest American celebrates 116th birthday

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 5:56pm
An Arkansas woman now the oldest confirmed living American and second-oldest person in the world
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Journal responds after controversial Facebook emotion study

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:27pm
PNAS, the journal that published the study, defended its decision to publish it based on the information authors gave the journal, though it notes problems with informed consent
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Apple patent smartens up iPhone's security lock

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 1:59pm
A newly published patent envisions a more secure smartphone with a range of unlocking options based on users' locations
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Founding fathers' blunders aged the Declaration of Independence

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 1:37pm
Today the document is carefully preserved but when it was newer, the parchment was rolled up, wetted, and even hung in direct sunlight for 30 years
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Blue whale capsizes boat off San Diego

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:02pm
The whale watchers say they were trying not to get too close, but apparently the whale decided it wanted a look at them
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Long-retired space probe restarted successfully

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:44pm
Now no longer space junk, the spacecraft hadn't fired its engines since 1987
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NASA contracts Boeing to build SLS rocket stage

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:12pm
The first SLS rocket, powerful enough for missions beyond the moon, is scheduled to launch in 2017
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How early humans evolved in an unstable world

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:50pm
Three different human species may have lived simultaneously at the dawn of the human lineage, each evolving traits to take advantage of changing conditions
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Men prefer painful shocks to gadget-free alone time

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:33pm
Most people prefer not to be alone with their own thoughts, according to new research
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Man puts on his pants with no hands

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:53pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos.
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Censorship fears amid Google's first purges

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:13pm
With no choice but to grant the "right to be forgotten" to its European users, Google starts first search purges
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​How magic mushrooms really "expand the mind"

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:58pm
A new brain imaging study shows how psychedelic drugs put users into a dreamlike state
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Chemical scanner could change shopping

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:21pm
A thumb-drive sized scanner can see the chemical composition of food, drugs, and other items
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U.K. opens probe into Facebook psych experiment

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:49pm
Social media giant now under investigation after revelations that it had treated its users like lab rats in an psych experiment
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Salt on Mars may turn ice into liquid water

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:34pm
In a process similar to what happens on earth when we melt sidewalk ice with salt, Martian salt could liquify water on the frigid surface of Mars
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The most popular patriotic name in America is...

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:07pm
You've seen the names in the history books, but which Founding Father has the most namesakes today?
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