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Published: Mon, 22 May 2017 13:48:02 -0400


That famous map of tastes on the tongue is all wrong

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:06:20 -0400

A leading scientist explains the origins of the popular myth that you taste sweet, salty, sour and bitter on different areas of your tongue

"Alien megastructure" star is at it again

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:18:42 -0400

The perplexing cosmic object known as "Boyajian's star" is once again exhibiting a mysterious pattern of dimming and brightening

Facebook rules reportedly allow livestreaming of self-harm

Mon, 22 May 2017 14:04:22 -0400

The social network "doesn't want to censor or punish people in distress," according to documents revealed by The Guardian

Sea change: How the Dutch confront the rise of the oceans

Sun, 21 May 2017 16:50:49 -0400

Holland's innovative strategies for managing water may benefit other countries preparing for the fallout of climate change

Lessons from Holland on fighting rising sea levels

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:17:27 -0400

Windmills are more than just a traditional part of the Dutch landscape; they have played a key role in the war Holland has waged against the sea for centuries. Today the Dutch are using ever-more innovative methods to combat rising sea levels, strategies that may also benefit other nations confronting the effects of climate change. Martha Teichner reports.

Twitter co-founder: Twitter's role in Trump election is "a very bad thing"

Sun, 21 May 2017 03:29:38 -0400

Evan Williams also said the internet is obviously broken because it rewards extremes

New series "Year Million" aims to predict the future of humanity

Mon, 22 May 2017 16:56:56 -0400

National Geographic is bringing together the brightest minds in science, technology and science fiction for a glimpse into what awaits humanity in the years to come. The predictions are showcased in a new six-part series "Year Million." Executive producer David O'Connor and CBS News science contributor Dr. Michio Kaku join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss some of the series' jaw-dropping projections.

Here comes another unusually hot summer, forecasters say

Fri, 19 May 2017 20:21:36 -0400

The National Weather Service's summer outlook comes amid what's shaping up to be another unusually warm year

Check this before you buy a used phone

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:41:10 -0400

Before you buy a second-hand cellphone, follow a few simple steps to make sure it wasn't reported lost or stolen

How to check if that used phone was lost or stolen

Fri, 19 May 2017 14:27:13 -0400

Before you buy a second-hand cellphone, follow a few simple steps to make sure it wasn't lost or stolen. CNET's Lexy Savvides explains how.

Seeking open road, Uber sets sights on trucking business

Thu, 18 May 2017 21:20:42 -0400

Ride-hailing company rolls out a new app that connects shippers with truckers available to carry a load

Quake scientists make surprising find underground

Thu, 18 May 2017 20:29:15 -0400

Researchers say the discovery could provide a significant new energy source

Mar-a-Lago is a hacker's dream, investigation claims

Thu, 18 May 2017 19:43:40 -0400

Internet security at president's frequent retreat is full of gaping holes, according to new report

Google I/O highlights: VR, Google Lens and more

Fri, 19 May 2017 12:48:58 -0400

What's Google got in store for us in 2017 and beyond? Machine learning and artificial intelligence will make its tools a lot smarter and more useful

Why net neutrality could go the way of the floppy disk

Thu, 18 May 2017 18:20:15 -0400

FCC reboot of internet rules could have a major impact on consumers, though any changes remain a long way off

5 ways to stop the next WannaCry cyberattack

Thu, 18 May 2017 01:12:32 -0400

If PC users can't be convinced to upgrade operating systems and turn on automatic updates, more drastic measures may be called for

Adylkuzz hack, called larger than WannaCry, hits computers

Thu, 18 May 2017 10:51:14 -0400

Hundreds of thousands of computers around the world have been impacted by another malware attack that uses tools developed by the NSA

Shadow Brokers warn more hacks coming

Wed, 17 May 2017 22:52:26 -0400

The hacker group that facilitated a worldwide cyberattack is threatening more to come. CNET news reporter Albert Ng joins CBSN with details.

Mouse gives birth thanks to 3D-printed ovaries

Wed, 17 May 2017 14:07:56 -0400

Scientists hope "bioprosthetic" ovaries might one day help restore fertility in women who've lost ovary function after cancer

T. rex could pulverize bones with astonishing force

Wed, 17 May 2017 14:51:07 -0400

Tyrannosaurus rex could gnash and chomp its teeth together in a way unequaled by most other predators