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Google helps students take virtual reality field trips

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 12:34pm
Google is teaming up with hundreds of schools to teleport students to far-flung places often seen in their textbooks
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Google virtual reality app teleports students from Mars to Coral Sea

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 10:19am
One teacher says the new classroom tool gives students a better understanding of her lessons, with better connections to the world
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NASA: Solar winds stripping away Mars' atmosphere

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 11:48pm
Scientists said Thursday that solar winds, the million-mile-per-hour stream of charged particles blasted from the sun, are stripping away Mars' atmosphere -- turning it from a once possibly inhabitable planet to a barren wasteland
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Report: Human-caused climate change exacerbates extreme weather events

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 10:12pm
28 extreme weather events were studied, including California's drought and floods in Australia and New Zealand
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​Weasels are surprising victims of illegal pot farms

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 10:03pm
Hidden marijuana fields in California are killing the fisher, a small forest-dwelling rodent already under threat
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El Niño is coming, and bringing visitors to Calif. shores

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 9:51pm
The Pacific Ocean is warmer than ever and thriving with unusual marine life, thanks in part to a growing El Niño
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Google Science Fair winner: Conn. teen invents new Ebola test

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 9:43pm
A 16-year-old and her science teacher designed an Ebola test that doesn't need refrigeration
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​Global poll: Majority support for cutting emissions

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:54pm
Survey across 40 countries found most people see global warming as a serious problem and want their governments to limit emissions
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Taurid meteor shower expected to spew fireballs

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 8:13pm
Typically tepid Taurids turn it up this week and next
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NASA reveals beautiful 4K video footage of the sun

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 7:59pm
NASA released a stunning Ultra HD video of the sun that took about 300 hours to make (and will mesmerize you for 30 minutes)
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​Why Twitter is under fire from #BlackTwitter

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 6:44pm
Social media firm faces criticism it is too white and male; one ex-employee likens it to a "bowl of mashed potatoes"
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Google Street View maps take users to "Middle Earth"

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 5:18pm
New interactive maps traverse the famous landscapes of New Zealand
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Solar wind is blowing away the atmosphere on Mars

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 5:14pm
NASA's MAVEN Mars orbiter has found that the solar wind is slowly but surely stripping away the Martian atmosphere
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Messaging app Slack aims to minimize emails in the office

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 5:04pm
CEO says app creates "lateral transparency" inside company, making employees' lives "simpler, more pleasant and more productive"
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ISS astronauts gear up for second spacewalk Friday

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:48pm
NASA's Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren set to venture back outside the space station to work on its once-leaky cooling system
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CBSN business headlines for November 5, 2015

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:43pm
Facebook stock hits an all-time high, Target is closing 13 stores, NASA is hiring the next generation of astronomers and more
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​Think Apple apps are safer than Android? Think again

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:42pm
New report compares the two and finds iOS apps could put users in greater danger
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Watch two daredevils in jetpacks fly next to a jumbo jet

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:33pm
It's a promotional stunt for Emirates, but, oh, what an amazing, death-defying stunt it is
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Scientists tinker with evolution to save coral reefs

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 1:40pm
Researchers are creating lab-grown "super coral" that can withstand rising ocean temperatures and acidification
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Slack CEO on communication platform that minimizes emails

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 12:42pm
Launched last year, the service is a new messaging platform
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