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Red warning flags are flying along South Florida's shoreline to warn beachgoers about the high-risk of rip currents. (CBS4)

Researchers Looking Into Beach Rip Currents

Vincent Klock was bodysurfing toward the beach when his momentum suddenly turned and he was whisked away from shore. He was caught in a rip current.

07/27/2014

DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Says He’ll Meet Scientists On Climate Change

Scientists from several Florida universities sent a letter to the state’s governor, asking for his attention regarding climate change.

07/16/2014

Mars One Program (Source: Mars One)

One Way Ticket: Mission To Mars

On July 21, 1969 the Apollo 11 space flight took the first humans to the moon, with Neil Armstrong being the first to step on the lunar surface.

05/05/2014

G.W Carter Middle School STEM students (Source: www.samsung.com/us/solvefortomorrow)

South Florida Middle School Wins Samsung’s National Contest

The world’s next Einstein, Darwin or Newton is said to possibly be in Generation Z, or in this case, could even be living right here in South Florida.

CBS4–03/25/2014

Image Credit: NASA SVS/NASA Center for Climate Simulation

New NASA Study Warns Of Climate Change’s Pace

NASA jumped back into the discussion of global climate change Tuesday with a new study that showed Earth’s climate will experience roughly 20 percent more warming than estimates originally stated, despite a recent slowdown.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

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Local Students Show Off Technical Skills At Expo

More than 1,000 local students got to show off their science and math skills at the annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Expo in Miami on Saturday morning.

CBS Miami–01/25/2014

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Scott Pitches New Job Training Program

As the 2014 election cycle kicks into gear, Governor Rick Scott is now calling for more spending, specifically $30 million a year on a new job training program.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

Lunch time at the Everglades Alligator Farm. (Source: David Sutta)

Poll: Majority Of Republicans Don’t Believe In Evolution

One in three Americans say they don’t believe in the theory of evolution and instead believe humans have existed in their present form since the beginning of time, according to a new Pew Research poll.

CBS Miami–12/30/2013

Leap Motion Controller (Source: CBS4)

Guide: High-Tech Gadget Gifts For The Holidays

Finding the perfect gift can be rather tricky–especially for someone who appears to have everything. But perhaps you haven’t come across some unique tech gifts that will please everyone, from the gardener with a green thumb to the world traveler, even Lego enthusiasts.

CBS4–12/19/2013

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Florida Teens Falling Further Behind International Peers In Education

Florida school children are not keeping up with their national and international peers in math and science.

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

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