A “potentially hazardous” asteroid more than twice the size of the Empire State Building will make close pass by Earth

A “potentially hazardous” asteroid more than twice the size of the Empire State Building will make close pass by Earth

An asteroid that is wider than the tallest building in the world is set to make one of its closest encounters with Earth. NASA projects that the asteroid, named 7482 (1994 PC1), will fly by on Tuesday.  The asteroid is estimated to measure at roughly 1 kilometer, or more than 3,280 feet, across — a…

The C.D.C.’s New Challenge? Grappling With Imperfect Science

The C.D.C.’s New Challenge? Grappling With Imperfect Science

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was long revered for its methodical and meticulous scientific approach. Agencies in other nations modeled themselves after the world’s most highly regarded public health authority, even adopting the name. At the outset of the pandemic, the C.D.C. moved at its accustomed pace. But this time, with a novel…

A California City Is Overrun by Crows. Could a Laser Be the Answer?

A California City Is Overrun by Crows. Could a Laser Be the Answer?

The downtown of Sunnyvale, Calif., has been bustling since the coronavirus pandemic started. More than a thousand visitors have enjoyed a night on the town practically every evening for almost two years. But they do not come to slurp ramen or drink beer at the gastro pub. They eat whatever scraps they can find outside….

The C.D.C.’s New Challenge? Grappling With Imperfect Science

The C.D.C.’s New Challenge? Grappling With Imperfect Science

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was long revered for its methodical and meticulous scientific approach. Agencies in other nations modeled themselves after the world’s most highly regarded public health authority, even adopting the name. At the outset of the pandemic, the C.D.C. moved at its accustomed pace. But this time, with a novel…

The shocking truth about eels

The shocking truth about eels

The shocking truth about eels – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Eels have a slippery reputation, transforming themselves in saltwater and freshwater environments – and no one knows exactly how they reproduce in the wild. Correspondent Conor Knighton talks with experts who share their fascination with the unknowable mysteries of the eel. Be the first…

Health expert shares tips for breaking sugar addiction in 2022

Health expert shares tips for breaking sugar addiction in 2022

Health expert shares tips for breaking sugar addiction in 2022 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Beginning this month, many Americans will begin a wellness journey, with some starting by eliminating sugar from their diets. Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. joins CBSN AM to talk about sugar, the psychology of eating and how to break the…

Howard Solomon, 94, Dies; His Business Success Had a Personal Connection

Howard Solomon, 94, Dies; His Business Success Had a Personal Connection

“Forest Pharmaceuticals deliberately chose to pursue corporate profits over its obligations to the F.D.A. and the American public,” Carmen Ortiz, the U.S. attorney for Massachusetts, said when the settlement was announced. The company denied the allegations. In a statement at the time, Mr. Solomon said, “We remain dedicated to ensuring that we operate in full…