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Can Sharks Help Us Predict the Weather?

| Friday Nov 21, 2014
Researchers say sharks could become an important tool since they can swim long distances and into hard-to-reach depths at cheaper costs than conventional weather devices.

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Marriage OK, But No Kissing! Say Straights to Gays

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
A new study led by an Indiana University researcher has found that although straights support legal rights for same-sex couples, they still don't want to have it flaunted in their faces.

Obama Plugs Science, Math Education at Ceremony

| By Darlene Superville | Nov 20
President Barack Obama said that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits and that we're not afraid to ask questions."

Working Out May Still Lead to Fat Gain, Study Says

| Nov 19
New research done by Arizona State University reveals how some women are putting on the pounds even from working out. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to give insight on this new study.

Morning Rounds: Generic Drug Prices Soar

| Nov 19
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on a spike in generic drug prices and whether vitamins can really help your memory.

Chevrolet Supports Grassland Preservation Program

| By John Flesher | Nov 18
Chevrolet has become the first corporate participant in a public-private initiative that pays farmers not to convert natural prairie to large-scale crop production, which would release gases that are warming the planet, officials said.

Ruby Wax :: Finding a Sane New World

| By Robert Nesti | Nov 18
Performer & writer Ruby Wax wanted to know how the mind worked. To do so she pursued a Masters degree at Oxford University; now she's brought what's she learned in a new book and show in Cambridge this week.

Bill Nye: Top 5 Reasons Creationism Assaults Science

| Nov 14
Bill Nye takes on creationism in his new book, "Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation." He stopped by CBS to make his case in an op-ed.

How Quitting Coffee Changed My Life

| Nov 13
Dave Kerpen was a sales representative for Radio Disney. He got through the day, as many of us do, with multiple cups of coffee. Unfortunately, he noticed the effect it had on his mood and his wallet. He gave it up. Cold turkey. How'd things work out?

Movie vs. Science: Neil deGrasse Tyson on 'Interstellar'

| Nov 12
The movie is being called one of the most realistic science fiction films ever, thanks to its visual effects and story line. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson of the Hayden Planetarium in NY talks about the science behind the blockbuster.

Bill Nye on Evolution, Climate Change and Advancements

| Nov 12
Bill Nye "The Science Guy" taught kids on his popular TV show in the '90s. Now he's hoping to reach a bigger crowd. He talks about his new book, "Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation."

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