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Do Greenland sharks live for 400 years?

New research has found that some Greenland sharks may be older than the United States. Scientists estimate the sharks, which live in the north Atlantic, can live to about 400 years. Charlie D'Agata reports on how this revelation could help scientists learn more about aging in humans.

Why Grand Canyon's new distinction is "life-changing" for stargazers

Seeing the national park in daylight is only half the story as we watched astronomers gathered for a "Star Party"

Virtual reality helps 8 paralyzed people move again

Brain training therapy, including virtual reality walking, helped kick-start connections between brain and body

This hurricane season might be the strongest in years

NOAA is out with a new forecast for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season

The Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight: How to watch

Here's how you can watch the Perseid meteor shower streak across the sky as it hits its peak

New details emerge on how America was colonized

New research challenges the commonly accepted story of the continent's earliest people

Space station cargo flights delayed

Two upcoming cargo flights to the space station have been delayed because of technical issues, but two spacewalks remain on track

Why did the Rio Olympics diving pool turn green?

Olympics fans and athletes alike were surprised to see the diving pool turn a mysterious, murky green shade

Refugees cling to Wi-Fi in the Jungle of Calais

Thousands of refugees in northern France rely on Internet access and mobile tech for human contact

New, unexpected threat to humpback whales revealed

Humpbacks are normally adaptable -- but a new study points to a surprising factor that might be disrupting their ability to feed

Grimy biofilm on Jefferson Memorial baffles scientists

What is the black crud engulfing one of the nation's most hallowed monuments?

Google Chrome to push Flash closer to extinction

A new version of the Chrome browser, due out in December, will replace the once-popular Flash plug-in

Farmers grow grapes that taste like cotton candy

We're all familiar with fruit-flavored candy, but what about candy-flavored fruit? Two California farmers are enjoying the sweet success of growing grapes with unexpected tastes. One variety even mimics the flavor of cotton candy. Carter Evans visited their farm to see how they do it, and what other treats they have on the vine.

Facebook to sidestep ad blocker technology

Facebook is taking on software that shuts out advertisements. Ad-blocking software removes commercial posts from your page, but the world's biggest social network is making it more difficult for ad blockers to distinguish between ads and user content. editor and CBS News contributor Nicholas Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the shift.

Growing fear over 2016 elections cyberattack

Concerns are growing over the possibility of a hacked presidential election. Roughly 70 percent of states in the U.S. use some form of electronic voting. Hackers tell CBS News problems with electronic voting machines have been around for years, but now with millions heading to the polls in three months, security experts are sounding the alarm. Mireya Villarreal reports.

Hacker demonstrates how voting machines can be compromised

With millions heading to the polls in three months, concerns are growing over the possibility of a rigged presidential election

?Could the moon be America's next economic frontier?

Moon Express, the first company approved to fly to Earth's natural satellite, will start with lunar burials

Olympics of dating: Tinder says usage is skyrocketing in Rio

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Some 450,000 condoms have been allocated for athletes in Rio, more than three times as many as in London

Facebook blocks the ad blockers, gives users new tools

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Some big changes at Facebook will combat ad blocking software but give users more say in the ads they see

Paralyzed hiker takes on 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Stacey Kozel began hiking the Appalachian Trail in March with the help of computer-powered braces she controls with her hips

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