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Health Headlines: Talk Therapy Better than Drugs for Anxiety

SCIENCE | Monday Sep 29, 2014
While anti-depressants are a common treatment for social anxiety disorder, research shows talk therapy is more effective and can have longer lasting effects. And new findings in lab animals show that tumeric promotes brain stem cell recovery and function.

U.S. Geological Survey shows the leading tip of the flow, which was moving through thick forest, from the flow from the Kilauea volcano passing near the Kaohe Homesteads in Pahoa, Hawaii.

More Road Options Considered for Hawaii Lava Flow

SCIENCE | Sep 26
Officials on Hawaii's Big Island are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help with solutions for the possibility of lava covering a major highway.

Saving Loons from a Shrinking Range

SCIENCE | Sep 26
In the early 1900s, loons nested as far south as Illinois and Pennsylvania. But since then, their range has steadily shrunk. If southern lakes continue to warm, the fish loons feed on could die, sending the birds farther north for food.

Lifestyle Study Finds Good Reason to Get Fit

SCIENCE | Sep 25
About 720,000 Americans suffer a heart attack each year. A new study puts numbers on just how much a healthy lifestyle can lower a man's risk. Bigad Shaban reports.

New Amazon.com Office to be Warmed by Internet

SCIENCE | Sep 25
A new Amazon.com office building under construction in Seattle will be warmed by the Internet. Heated water from the cooling system at a data center in another downtown building will be piped through Amazon offices and then recycled. The Sea

3D Printing Heading into Space

SCIENCE | Sep 22
For the first time humans will be able to build tools in space. The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, scheduled to launch on Saturday, will carry a 3D printer to the International Space Station. CNET.com's Sumi Das reports.

NOAA shows one of four drones ready to be released into Hurricane Edouard from a hurricane hunter plane flying over the Atlantic Ocean.

Hurricane Edouard Right Environment for Drone Test

SCIENCE | By Jennifer Kay | Sep 19
U.S. government scientists say Hurricane Edouard was the right storm to test new data-seeking drones. Four drones were launched into the hurricane this week, even as Edouard had 115 mph winds far out in the Atlantic.

Scientists Monitoring Hawaii Lava Undertake Risks

SCIENCE | By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Sep 19
Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have been monitoring every twist and turn of lava creeping unpredictably toward communities in a rural and isolated district on the Big Island.

Colossal Squid Caught; Autopsy Performed

SCIENCE | Sep 19
Scientists in New Zealand had the rare opportunity to autopsy an intact colossal squid. They were able to determine the animal was female and measure its length of 13.8 feet.

NASA's Maven, short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, with a capital "N'' in EvolutioN, atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

NASA's Maven Spacecraft Reaches Mars this Weekend

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Sep 18
This weekend, NASA's Maven spacecraft will reach the red planet following a 10-month journey spanning 442 million miles. If all goes well, the robotic explorer will hit the brakes and slip into Martian orbit Sunday night.

Intervention Before Diagnosis Could Erase Autism Symptoms

SCIENCE | Sep 15
Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the week's top medical news, including new developments in treating childhood autism and a rare respiratory illness spreading among children.