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How stone tools may have led to evolution of language

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:28pm
A study examining prehistoric tool making suggests that the process might have required humans to develop spoken language
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Scientists developing Teflon for bacteria

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:03pm
The cheap nanotech solution could be used to create bacteria-resistant metals for hospitals and food processing plants
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Computers know you better than your friends do

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 6:54pm
Computer models based on your Facebook likes can draw a better personality portrait of you than your friends and family can
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Photo catches shark in the act of giving birth

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 5:02pm
Researchers didn't realize when they photographed a wild thresher shark in the Philippines that she was in the middle of having a baby
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Facebook now sending AMBER Alerts

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 3:58pm
The social media site has partnered with the Department of Justice to bring child abduction notices to your news feed
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President Obama proposing new cybersecurity legislation

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 2:41pm
President Obama is proposing new legislation to encourage businesses in the private sector to share information with federal officials. The goal is to predict and stop a cyber threat before it even happens. CNET tech reporter Bridget Carey joins "CBSN" with more on the reaction from Silicon Valley.
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UK prime minister wants to ban encrypted messaging apps like Snapchat

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 2:34pm
In Great Britain, encrypted messaging apps could become illegal. CNET tech reporter Bridget Carey joins "CBSN" to explain why.
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What do you do if an asteroid is headed for Earth?

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 2:08pm
The ESA ran a detailed simulation to decide on the best way to warn the public of an incoming space rock
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Tiny implantable device helps with glaucoma

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 2:08pm
The smallest implantable device the FDA has ever approved for the human body is helping patients with glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness.'s Kara Tsuboi reports.
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FBI probes ISIS messages in CENTCOM social media hack

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:38am
A group calling itself the "CyberCaliphate" hacked into the Twitter and YouTube accounts for the U.S. Military's Central Command on Monday. The hackers claimed they had penetrated military networks, although the Pentagon said that only the social media sites themselves were compromised. David Martin reports from Washington.
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U.S. military Twitter account hacked

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:52pm
A group calling itself the Cyber Caliphate took over CENTCOM's Twitter account and tweeted threats to American military. At the same time, CENTCOM's YouTube channel began showing ISIS propaganda videos. The attack only hit the Pentagon's social media channels, so some say it amounts to no more than a "gotcha" attack. David Martin reports.
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ShotSpotter sensors listen for gunshots

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 8:30pm
On the streets of Camden, N.J., special microphones sense the sound of gunfire and pinpoint the location, helping police officers find and fight crime. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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Crayola apologies for off-color Facebook posts

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 7:56pm
The crayon maker's account was hacked and filled with content inappropriate for its brand - and its young audience
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Je Suis Charlie now an app, in record time

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 7:24pm
The app, from French news agency Nice-Matin, lets users show solidarity with the movement in the wake of the Paris shooting
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"Experimental" U.S. penny sells for $2.6 million

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 7:04pm
"Finest" example of about 10 known coins struck with test design in 1792
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Giant pandas under threat from global warming

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 6:38pm
Pandas have seen their numbers rise thanks to conservation efforts in China but those gains could be undermined by climate change
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​Crime-sensing microphones hear, locate gunshots

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 4:35pm
On the streets in 22 states, ShotSpotter sensors cut police response time by 94 percent
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Fossils of monster dolphin found off Scotland

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 4:33pm
Fossils uncovered off a Scottish island have turned out to be an new species of marine reptile that thrived 170 million years ago
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​Chevy Bolt, $30,000 Tesla rival, revealed

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 3:29pm
Chevrolet's electric concept car shows off an impressive range, accessible price tag at the Detroit Auto Show
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President promoting plans to improve cyber security

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 2:52pm
The president is on the move promoting his plans to improve cyber security. CNET editor Dan Ackerman joins "CBSN" with more on the White House's push.
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