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Can your digital footprint be erased?
08/17/2020 4:59 PM
Author of "Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance" Julia Angwin attempted to erase her digital presence. Angwin joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss what she learned.
One baby, three parents? FDA weighs fertility technique
08/17/2020 4:59 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is looking at a controversial procedure whereby a baby can be created from the DNA of three people. Dr. David Agus, professor of medicine at the University of Southern California, talks about the technique with the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts.
Can drones help drought crisis?
08/17/2020 4:59 PM
Communities suffering from extreme drought could eventually get help from drones. Scientists believe drones could help produce billions of gallons of additional water each month. CBS News' Bigad Shaban reports.
Flammable oil concerns: U.S. orders crude shipped by rail to be tested
08/17/2020 4:59 PM
Federal regulators issued new rules for cargo trains following a series of explosive rail incidents involving crude oil. Jeff Pegues reports on the government's response to the growing danger.
Watch: Animation of Arctic ice disappearing from 1987 to present
08/17/2020 4:58 PM
An animation released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reveals the massive loss of Arctic ice since 1987. The agency says the loss of older, thicker ice in recent years is a worrying trend as it is less susceptible to melting than younger ice.
Blackphone revealed: A look at world's first secure smartphone
08/17/2020 4:55 PM
New cutting-edge technology could help you re-claim the security of your smartphone. Chip Reid reports on the Blackphone, which runs on a customized operating system that is entirely encrypted.
Zuckerberg defends Facebook's WhatsApp purchase
08/17/2020 4:53 PM
Facebook stock hit a record price as CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared at the world's largest mobile tech gathering in Spain, in his first major appearance since buying WhatsApp for $19 billion. Scott Stein, senior editor at CNET, talks about the deal with the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts.
High-tech heart help from your smartphone
08/17/2020 4:31 PM
There are more than 43,000 apps that focus on health and medicine. Dr. Zubin Eapen, cardiologist and assistant professor at Duke University, talks about some apps that monitor your heart with the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts.
Meet "The Cancellator": Computer system prioritizes which flights will fly
08/17/2020 4:23 PM
Time magazine assistant managing editor of Bill Saporito joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss the nature of the "The Cancellator," a computer system programmed to decide if a flight will get in the air.
Sex matters: New focus on health differences for men and women
08/14/2020 11:14 PM
"60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl reports on the surprising differences between men and women and medicine. Then, Dr. Paula Johnson, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about the report and the consequences for women. For more on gender differences in Medicine, visit the website for the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology.
Nuclear fusion breakthrough sparks energy optimism
08/14/2020 10:04 PM
Jeffrey Kluger, Time Magazine editor-at-large, joins ?CBS This Morning: Saturday? to discuss an astonishing breakthrough in nuclear fusion at California's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and why some might call it energy's holy grail.
GoPro camera falls from plane, lands in pig pen
08/14/2020 10:01 PM
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a father and son's hilarious car drifting, a movie title breakup and a fish on wheels. Plus, crazy footage from a camera that was dropped from a plane and landed in a pig pen. To see these videos in their entirety, click HERE.
High-tech Olympics
08/14/2020 9:30 PM
Precision is key in many Olympic sports, and the American bobsled team has enlisted the help of engineers from BMW to redesign their bobsled and bobsledding uniforms so that they weigh less and move faster. Vinita Nair reports.
Facial recognition technology sparks privacy concerns
08/14/2020 9:27 PM
Tech companies are among the groups heading to Washington, DC, to help create voluntary guidelines on facial recognition technology and privacy. "60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl reports on its impact. Then, Tim Stevens, editor at large for CNET, talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about the issue.
Apps that keep your anonymity and privacy on the rise
08/14/2020 9:25 PM
A new interest in privacy is driving a wave of social media apps. Bill Whitaker reports on how they allow customers to hide their identity and keep their secrets.





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