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Albert Einstein "Drops the Mic" on Physicists A Century Later

Feb 13
Scientists have confirmed that gravitational waves, a theory Albert Einstein proposed more than 100 years ago, exist.

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 11
In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

Save the Whales By Watching Gay Porn

Feb 11
The porn video-sharing website Pornhub launched a new campaign this week, urging people to help save the whales (including sperm whales!) by watching ample amounts of porn, BuzzFeed reports.

Roach-Like Robots May Help in Disasters

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 10
When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.

North Korea's New Satellite Flew Over Super Bowl Site

By James Anderson | Feb 9
By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes.

Exclusive Look Inside Mars 2020 Mission

Feb 9
Only on "CBS This Morning," Jan Crawford take a behind-the-scenes look at the assembly room of the mission in Pasadena, California.

Scientists in Germany Switch on Nuclear Fusion Experiment

By Frank Jordans | Feb 7
Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.

Review Reveals Problems Protecting Workers from Pesticides

By Jason Dearen | Feb 6
An Associated Press review of federal and state enforcement data and other records revealed that the pesticide-safety system is riddled with problems: Investigations often take years to complete and result in few penalties.

Scientists to Inject Fuel in Experimental Fusion Device

By Frank Jordans | Feb 6
Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.

Scientists Map Bedbug Genome, Follow Pest Through NYC Subway

By Verena Dobnik | Feb 6
Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway system.

Climate Change and Pets: More Fleas, More Heartworm

By Sue Manning | Feb 5
Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.

N. Korea, Planning Rocket Launch, Getting Better At Stealth

By Eric Talmadge | Feb 4
Less than a month after its purported H-bomb test, North Korea announced Tuesday it is planning a rocket launch as soon as next week.

Climate Change: The View from Greenland

Feb 3
Sharyn Alfonsi reports from the top of the world on one of the most significant efforts to study climate change happening today.

Britain Approves Controversial Gene-Editing Experiments

By Maria Cheng | Feb 1
Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct experiments in which they will try to edit the genes in human embryos.

FDA OKs Merck Hepatitis C Drug, Adding to Patient Choices

By Linda A. Johnson | Jan 30
Patients with hepatitis C have yet another advanced treatment option, as the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a new once-a-day pill developed by drugmaker Merck.

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