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Published: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:34:20 -0500


Atlas 5 rocket makes successful launch

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:37:29 -0500

The launch came a day late due to an instrumental glitch Thursday night that triggered a half-hour delay and then an aircraft straying into restricted airspace

All climate change references deleted from the White House website

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:54:29 -0500

A dramatic shift in language foreshadows a dramatic shift in policy

"Nobody wants to do this": Scientists debate how to fight global warming

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:19:38 -0500

Scientists weigh bold steps, many carrying unknown consequences, to directly alter the Earth or its atmosphere

Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:48:57 -0500

Six scientists simulated a stay on Mars to gain insight into the psychological toll a real-life voyage would have on astronauts

A new theory on what killed the dinosaurs

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:09:04 -0500

Researchers have new insights into the "turning point in Earth history" that killed the dinosaurs

​How will Uber, Lyft and Airbnb fare under Trump?

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:35:35 -0500

On-demand companies and the incoming president see eye-to-eye on regulation, but on issues like jobs and trade, things get a little sticky

How A.I. could be our most intelligent defense against hackers

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:47:36 -0500

Cybersecurity expert Stuart McClure tells CBS News that who did the hacking is a less important question than how to stop the hacking

Small honor: Tiny moth named for Trump

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:29:44 -0500

A miniscule moth with a wingspan of just 0.4 inches is the first species to be named for soon-to-be-president Donald Trump

What actually happens when time seems to fly by

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:58:02 -0500

How does time distortion occur, and what causes it?

Sunny state considers 100 percent renewable energy goal for transportation

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:05:34 -0500

If passed, Hawaii would be first in nation to set such a high goal for its transportation sector

NASA plans trip to asteroid that may hold treasure trove of minerals

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:23:18 -0500

Planned unmanned spacecraft mission to "16 Psyche" could pave the way for potential mining expeditions in the future

NASA to send spacecraft to 16 Psyche asteroid

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:20:11 -0500

NASA is working to uncover the mystery behind an asteroid that may contain a priceless treasure trove of minerals. The space agency is planning to send an unmanned spacecraft to the chunk of metal known as 16 Psyche. Some scientists estimate its minerals could be worth $10,000 quadrillion dollars. Carter Evans reports.

Bill Gates on how to "outsmart" global epidemics

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:33:55 -0500

World's richest man leads coaltion that aims to outpace emerging health crises by developing new vaccines in less than a year

The secret behind African "fairy circles"

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:12:54 -0500

The forces behind mysterious "fairy circles" in southern Africa do not appear to be supernatural but the complex formations have baffled researchers for ages

Next-gen medicine: Robotic "sleeve" to keep flabby hearts pumping

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:41:29 -0500

Scientists are developing a "soft robotic” device that mimics the heart's natural movements; has been tested in animals

Google is looking to give Uber a run for its money

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:37:10 -0500

Google is trying to break into the ride-hailing app market with "Waymo." CNET associate editor Dan Graziano joins CBSN with more on what could become Uber's new competition.

Mark Zuckerberg defending against Oculus Rift lawsuit

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:36:17 -0500

Mark Zuckerberg is defending Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset company he purchased in 2014, from allegations that it stole technology from a video game publisher. CNET associate editor Dan Graziano joins CBSN with more details on the lawsuit.

Feds: Oracle pays white men more than other groups

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:18:12 -0500

Labor Department lawsuit also claims software giant favors Asian workers in its recruiting and hiring practices

Huge ice crack in Antarctica forces British scientists to flee research station

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:44:14 -0500

British scientists have decided to close the Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica for the winter

Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:20:36 -0500

Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days, according to a new study