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Hearing Aids Meet the Future with Bluetooth Tech

July 22, 2015 - 12:00pm
Small, discreet and often Bluetooth-enabled, the new generation of hearing aids can connect wirelessly with smartphones

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What is the status of the search for extraterrestrial intelligence?

July 22, 2015 - 5:30am
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence elsewhere in the universe has leapt to prominence once again, with the announcement of the Breakthrough Listen initiative.

If we are to find life beyond Earth, we need to be explorers, not hunters

July 22, 2015 - 5:13am
The news that the search for extraterrestrial intelligence is to receive increased funding and data through the $100m (£64m) Breakthrough Listen project is welcome news for astrobiologists like myself. Launched by Stephen Hawking, it particularly helps to allay growing concerns in the field about having too narrow a focus in our search for life in the universe.

USGS Scientist: Major Quake On Hayward Fault Expected 'Any Day Now'

July 22, 2015 - 4:19am

CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving [] - The fault that produced a 4.0-magnitude earthquake in Fremont early Tuesday morning is expected to produce a major earthquake "any day now" and Bay Area residents should be prepared, a U.S. Geological Survey scientist said.

Apple online music and shops stumble

July 21, 2015 - 11:01am
Apple's online shop and recently launched streaming music service stumbled on Tuesday, experiencing outages as the company was poised to release quarterly earnings figures.

The hunt for ET will boost Australian astronomy

July 21, 2015 - 7:00am
It's already an exciting time for Australia in the field of astronomy and space science. But we've just received an astronomical boost with the announcement of CSIRO's role with the Breakthrough Prize Foundation's (BPF) US$100 million dollar search for extraterrestrial intelligence, called Breakthrough Listen.

NASA's Pluto Flyby Gets Funky in This Awesome Music Video

July 21, 2015 - 6:14am
NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto just got funky (with awesome results) in this music video, which blends a healthy dose of science with the tune "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson , featuring Bruno Mars.

Grooveshark co-founder discovered dead at Gainesville home

July 20, 2015 - 3:05pm
A co-founder of the defunct music streaming service Grooveshark has been found dead at his Florida home.

How music training alters the teenage brain

July 20, 2015 - 1:42pm
Music training, begun as late as high school, may help improve the teenage brain's responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills, suggests a new study. The authors say that these results highlight music's place in the high school curriculum.

Hearing Aids Meet the Future with Bluetooth Tech

July 20, 2015 - 9:54am
Small, discreet and Bluetooth-enabled, the new generation of hearing aids look more like something out of a spy movie than a doctor's office.

Alien Intelligence Search Gets Major New Push

July 20, 2015 - 7:49am
Entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner talks about the just-announced $100-million Breakthrough Listen Project to search for extraterrestrial technological civilizations  

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Searching for ET: Hawking to look for extraterrestrial life

July 20, 2015 - 6:53am
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has joined a Russian billionaire to launch a major new effort to listen for aliens in the search for extraterrestrial life.

Searching for ET: Hawking to look for extraterrestrial life

July 20, 2015 - 6:51am
LONDON (AP) -- Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has joined a Russian billionaire to launch a major new effort to listen for aliens in the search for extraterrestrial life....

'Streaming sucks,' Neil Young says

July 16, 2015 - 1:20pm
Folk rock icon Neil Young has vowed to pull his music off streaming sites, complaining that even old cassettes had better sound than the online platforms.

New findings hint toward reversing hearing loss

July 16, 2015 - 11:51am
Studying mice, scientists have identified two signaling molecules that are required for the proper development of a part of the inner ear called the cochlea. Without both signals, the embryo does not produce enough of the cells that eventually make up the adult cochlea, resulting in a shortened cochlear duct and impaired hearing.

Bendy Liquid Metal Coils Could Make Stretchable Loudspeakers

July 16, 2015 - 10:45am
Coils of liquid metal could be used to make stretchable loudspeakers and microphones, potentially leading to new kinds of hearing aids, heart monitors, and wearable and implantable devices, researchers say.

Non-invasive brain stimulation technique could transform learning

July 16, 2015 - 8:15am
Researchers have discovered a new technique to enhance brain excitability that could improve physical performance in healthy individuals such as athletes and musicians.

Magnitude 4.4 Earthquake Hits Southern Oregon

July 15, 2015 - 10:04pm

CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving [...] LAKEVIEW, Oregon - The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck in Oregon Wednesday evening. The 4.4-magnitude quake struck at 5:52 p.m. with its epicenter about 39 miles east southeast of Lakeview, Oregon.

New findings hint toward reversing hearing loss

July 15, 2015 - 10:00pm
(Washington University School of Medicine) Studying mice, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified two signaling molecules that are required for the proper development of a part of the inner ear called the cochlea. Without both signals, the embryo does not produce enough of the cells that eventually make up the adult cochlea, resulting in a shortened cochlear duct and impaired hearing.

Evolution of our mammalian ancestor's ear bone

July 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
It has long been believed that the hearing bone called stapes, one of the smallest bones in ancestor of mammals, shows no differences between species.