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Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria: Which one sounds more threatening?
Data from wearables could help humans take care of their beloved pets
Solar Impulse 2, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft, made a successful inaugural flight as its makers prepare for what they hope will be the first round-the-world solar flight. The team said the aircraft spent two hours and 17 minutes in the air above western Switzerland. They plan several other flights over the coming months.
Robots' designs are often inspired by nature; this one mimics a prehistoric predator and is faster than the world's fastest sprinter
Russian computer hacker accused of leading a worldwide conspiracy that targeted hundreds of thousands of computers with malware
Fabien Cousteau, grandson of famed ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, has embarked on a 31-day underwater expedition in the Florida Keys, where he will live 60 feet below the ocean's surface. "Mission 31" builds on the legacy of Conshelf II, the 30-day underwater living experiment in the Red Sea that Jacques Cousteau filmed in 1963 for his Oscar-winning documentary "World Without Sun.
NASA released a remarkable video from its Solar Dynamics Observatory of a flare erupting from the sun. The "graceful" eruption took place on April 2, 2014.
The Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to test launch a saucer-shaped space vehicle
The next-generation solar-powered plane took its maiden flight on Monday
In 1963, famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau set a record by spending 30 days underwater. Now his grandson hopes to top it.
Could Einstein have gotten it wrong? That's the potential outcome of a quantum mechanics study as scientists race to disprove his views on entanglement
June 1 marks the official first day of the Atlantic hurricane season; a look at predictions, preparations and reminders
Conor Knighton would like an app that would zap a favorite cliche of news reporters
Anonymous donor tells CBS News he'll keep dropping dollars in L.A. through the weekend - and might take the hunt to NYC
As 3D printers become ubiquitous, CBS News’ Jericka Duncan reports on how some people are using the gadget that might just be the next big thing.
A company in Germany has started producing 3D-printed food for nursing homes' more elderly patients
As the Obama administration announces new carbon pollution limits, many Americans don't feel a great sense of urgency about global warming
Intel unveils a two-foot-tall humanoid robot that can be customized with 3D-printed parts, representing a next step for robotics
Animals and plant species are dying out 1,000 times faster than they did before humans came along, scientists say
After Europe's highest court ruled citizens have a "right to be forgotten" from search engine results, Google has started to take requests