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NASA has high hopes for one-year station flight

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:48pm
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko set for launch to kick off marathon space station research mission
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Plastic pellets found in puffin tummies

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:27pm
On Scotland's Isle of May, autopsies show the birds are mistakenly eating plastic "nurdles" that pollute the shore
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Is live streaming the next big thing in social media?

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:35pm
Users are flocking to video streaming apps in a big way. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more on whether live streaming is the next big thing in social media.
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Astronaut Scott Kelly gets ready for his year in space

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:21pm
A U.S. astronaut is getting ready for a yearlong mission in space. CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN with details of the launch.
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Meerkat vs. Periscope, a live stream video showdown

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:05pm
Live video app Meerkat popped up at SXSW, Twitter's Periscope pushed it back down; already they're changing our view of things
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Crazy piranha feeding frenzy - caught on tape

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:03am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including an unusual reaction to becoming a big sister, a Lego remake of Jurassic Park and a Rubik's Cube dance move. Plus, tossing meat in a Brazilian river sets off a ferocious piranha feast.
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5 questions about the human body the 1-year space mission may answer

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:09pm
NASA's Scott Kelly will spend much of his year in space doing experiments to find out what a year in space does to the body
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Antarctic ice shelf thinning "rapidly" in last decade

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 7:38pm
A new study finds that the rate of loss has grown more than tenfold since the 1990s
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Crazy piranha feeding frenzy - caught on tape

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 6:44pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Astronaut Scott Kelly braces for yearlong space flight

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 2:51pm
NASA's Kelly is set to launch Friday on a one-year stay aboard ISS: "My greatest concern is just missing the people on the ground"
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One-fifth of New England's plant life threatened

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 2:31pm
Farming, climate change and harvesting for pharmaceutical use could devastate biodiversity all the way up the food chain
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​Snow melting 16 days earlier in Wyoming mountains

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 1:41pm
Lower snowfall and warmer spring weather are causing snow to melt more than two weeks earlier than it did a few decades ago
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Wi-Fi expansion could threaten V2V safety tech

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:03pm
Potential presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio and rising Democratic Sen. Cory Booker are pushing a bill to improve Wi-Fi access for the public. However, experts say their proposal could sideline a new effort to prevent up to 80 percent of car crashes. Kris Van Cleave reports from the Department of Transportation research lab that's testing this new technology.
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New bill could kick road safety tech to the curb

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:41am
Huge time and money invested in vehicle-to-vehicle communication system aimed at saving lives, so should it take a back seat to web access for all?
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Supreme Court seems divided over mercury limits

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:32pm
In arguments Wednesday, several justices questioned whether EPA was required to take costs into account when it first decided to regulate hazardous air pollutants from power plants
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AAA: Distracted driving a huge factor in teen driver crashes

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 9:35pm
A new study shows that attachment to cell phones while behind the wheel is a major cause of accidents involving teenagers
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Facebook CEO previews spherical videos and virtual reality

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:36pm
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demoed how his company will use immersive 360-degree video and virtual reality to enhance your newsfeed at the Facebook F8 developer conference.
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NASA opts to grab a boulder, not the whole asteroid

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:32pm
NASA will attempt to pluck a sizable boulder from an asteroid and haul it back to this way for analysis
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Climate change could ruin your dinner

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:13pm
Rising temperatures in the coming years may result in less tasty vegetables, meat and dairy products, report says
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16 fascinating facts about NASA's Mars rovers

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:47pm
NASA's Opportunity and Curiosity rovers have been hard at work on Mars; here's how they get the job done
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