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"Nightmare" spider vs. snake video goes viral

Video of two venomous creatures battling to the death goes viral this week with millions of views online

Essay on alien life reveals the Winston Churchill we didn't know

The brilliant statesman and polymath was also interested in the extraterrestrial, a newly discovered essay reveals

7-year-old girl asks Google for a job

An ambitious 7-year-old girl has already made it onto Google CEO Sundar Pichai's radar by mailing a handwritten "job application" to the company. CBSN's Elaine Quijano shares Google's response.

Gene editing patent ruling sways biotech fortunes

The federal patent office has turned back a challenge to patents on CRISPR, an innovative method for gene editing

Search still on for King Tut's "hidden chamber"

Political unrest, government secrecy, and technological innovation collide in the ongoing search for King Tut's secrets

Antarctica penguin population dropping as ice disappears

Sea ice which the Adelie species of penguin relies on to hunt has declined in recent decades

Could artificial intelligence help predict earthquakes?

Some seismologists are excited about the potential of artificial intelligence to save lives

Scientists see use of gene editing to fight disease

A new report explores the ethics of of altering sperm, eggs or embryos so that babies don’t inherit genetic diseases

Most drivers admit taking dangerous risks, survey finds

Young drivers aren’t alone in behaving badly on the roads, a trend that could be contributing to a spike in highway deaths

Verizon reportedly trims $250M off price for Yahoo

The deal, originally $4.8B, has been stalled since Yahoo revealed massive data hacks involving more than a billion accounts

Science explains how to be a better storyteller

A Harvard researcher tells it straight: “People are fairly awful storytellers"

Long-necked sea creature gave birth to live babies

Study finds the "birth plan" of an ancient Nessie look-alike didn't involve laying a giant egg, but rather delivering a live baby sea monster

"Firefall" wows visitors to Yosemite’s El Capitan

When the sun hits Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park at just the right angle, the falls light up as if on fire

Penguins quickly disappearing from Antarctica due to climate change

Scientists at Palmer Station on the Antarctic coast say the penguin population has declined dramatically since they began studying them four decades ago

Seaworld critics demand more details on orca's death

Tilikum was the focus of the film “Blackfish,” which helped turn the tide of public opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity

11 animals with truly unusual courtship rituals

Some species go to astonishing lengths to impress the opposite sex

The most famous solar eclipses in history

Solar eclipses, documented since ancient times, have represented everything from a divine omen to the triumph of modern science

Climate threat to wildlife may have been underreported

More than 700 of the world's threatened and endangered animal species may be directly affected by climate change, a new study says

Why researchers are hunting killer whales in the Antarctic

CBS News correspondent Mark Phillips went to Antarctica to learn about the unusual technique researchers are using to try to save killer whales from the effects of climate change

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