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Facebook

Consumer Group Files Complaint With FTC Over Facebook Mood Manipulation Study

A consumer privacy group has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission accusing Facebook of breaking the law when it performed a psychological experiment of its users without their knowledge or consent.

07/04/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Officer Says Mood Manipulation Study Was ‘Poorly Communicated’

Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg did not apologize for the company’s psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 users, but instead said the move was “poorly communicated.”

07/03/2014

SpaceX Rocket Launch

SpaceX Cargo Ship Returns To Earth From Space Station With Nearly 2-Tons Of Experiments, Equipment

The commercial cargo ship Dragon returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing back nearly 2 tons of science experiments and old equipment for NASA.

05/18/2014

"Bespoken" (credit: Johnnyrandom/CBS News)

Music For Bicycle Parts

Bay Area sound designer Steven Baber puts his appreciation for bikes into high gear…

05/18/2014

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Oracle CEO Plans Green Experiments On His Hawaiian Island

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a “little laboratory” for experimenting with more environmentally sound ways to live.

10/02/2012

International Space Station

San Jose Students’ Experiment Hosted On Space Station

The first science experiment on the International Space Station designed by San Jose high school students is smaller than a shoe box, but could lead to answers about how astronauts will someday feed themselves on long space flights.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/27/2011

children laughing

Child Siblings Sought For Humorous Research At Stanford

The Stanford University School of Medicine and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto are seeking children to volunteer for a study about how the brain changes as a sense of humor develops, the organizations said in a joint statement.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/25/2010