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Eight endangered Yangtze finless porpoises get a new home in a conservation area in a bid to save the species
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko set for launch to kick off marathon space station research mission
On Scotland's Isle of May, autopsies show the birds are mistakenly eating plastic "nurdles" that pollute the shore
Users are flocking to video streaming apps in a big way. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more on whether live streaming is the next big thing in social media.
A U.S. astronaut is getting ready for a yearlong mission in space. CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN with details of the launch.
Live video app Meerkat popped up at SXSW, Twitter's Periscope pushed it back down; already they're changing our view of things
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including an unusual reaction to becoming a big sister, a Lego remake of Jurassic Park and a Rubik's Cube dance move. Plus, tossing meat in a Brazilian river sets off a ferocious piranha feast. To see these videos in their entirety, click HERE.
NASA's Scott Kelly will spend much of his year in space doing experiments to find out what a year in space does to the body
A new study finds that the rate of loss has grown more than tenfold since the 1990s
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos