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Tristans Daily Link Review; 31 March Feb 2010

* 8 Wonders of the Solar System, Made Interactive Link
* A Virtual Tour of the Sistine Chapel Link
* $1.53 million Magnetic Floating Bed Link
* Automating Sports Coverage – Computers Control Cameras during Basketball Game Link
* Picking our brains: What are memories made of?  Link
* For the First Time, Simulation Predicts Precisely How Materials Fracture Link
* Bionic eye could be restoring sight as early as 2013 Link

* Brain damage skews our moral compass  Link
* Sleight-of-hand at the LHC — Edge of Physics Link
* Making car fuel from thin air Link
* 58 LHC pics Link

* Hubo II Humanoid Robot Is Lighter and Faster, Makes His Creator Proud Link
* District court overturns patents on breast cancer genes Link
* Is this the end of gene patenting? Link
* Your Brain in Real Time Link
* EMP: The Next Weapon of Mass Destruction? Link

* Drunken Robot Animation Shows Why Robots Don’t Need Faces Link
* Magnet Scrotum! Urovalve Surinate Bladder Management System Ready for Trial  Link
* Next iPhone — Front-Facing Camera, A4 Processor Link
* Virtual Reality: Futuristic Tools for Virtual Worlds Link

* Tech Secrets: 21 Things ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know Link
* Movie Piracy On The Verge Of Winning In Spain Link
* Mom’s kiss can spread cavities to baby Link
* DNA testing emerges as weapon against cancer Link
* South Africa Unveils Test Array in Bid for World’s Most Powerful Radio Telescope Link
* BBC – Chocolate ‘can cut blood pressure and help heart’ Link
* Prostate Cancer Results While You Wait Link

* The Artificial Hippocampus Link
* Science Fiction Gets Funding Link
* Can Second Life help teach doctors to treat patients? Link
* Robots Battle With Guns and Skill in Mech Warfare (Video) Link
* Has Viral Gone Viral? Link

LIkes:
* Eric Logan: It may look NASA, but it’s Navy Link
* Spaceweaver: Bright water proposal to cut global warming: Link
* Wildcat: Digital Urban: A Photoshop for Graphs – Introducing Gephi: Link
* Alexander Kruel: A grand unified theory of AI: Link
* Alexander Kruel: Viacom vs. YouTube lawsuit: Link
* Alexander Kruel: NASA – An Avalanche of Dark Asteroids: Link
* Christopher Harris: Optogenetic control of the reward circuit…. Link
* Alexander Kruel: Brain Preservation Technology Prize: A Modest Proposal for Immortality? Link
* Amira: Paracelsus: “He who knows nothing, loves nothing. He who…: Link
* Anibal M. Astobiza: Magazines latest format to use 3D technology Link
* Wildcat: When Will We Become Cyborgs?-IEEE Spectrum:: Link
* Ashalynd mathematicsprof: Sunday Times here top 30 science blogs Link

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 March Feb 2010

* Webcast schedule for the LHC First Physics event  Link
* Its Time to Cross the Beams! LHC to Commence First Proton Smashing Link
* How huge particle detectors actually detect tiny particles Link

* Replacement Bones, Grown to Order in the Lab Link
* Video: VASIMR Plasma Rocket Quickest Trip to Mars Link
* A Samsung Robot In Every Home By 2020? Link
* The iPad needs its HyperCard Link
* For First Time, Researchers Harvest Raw Electric Current Directly From Algae Link
* Artificial Muscle ramps up- expect touchscreens that push back in 2011 Link

* Samsung Ships 40nm-class, 32-Gigabyte Memory Module Link
* Stephen Hawking: Humans are Entering a Stage of Self-Designed Evolution Link
* How To Think Like Bill Gates Link
* Using a Market Economy Link
* Why Dark Coffee Is Easier on Your Stomach Link
* Building Microtissues with Cells Coated with Sticky Bits of DNA Link
* SETI’s Best Chance: Find the Beacon Link
* Could Turning the Oceans Into a Giant Bubble Bath Cool the Planet? Link

* Diamond Nanowire Emits One Photon at a Time Link
* stunning pictures of sleeping insects covered in water droplets Link
* Geoengineer Floats Climate Change Scheme: Blowing Bubbles in the Sea Link
* Shelley, Stanford’s robotic car, goes before the cameras (w/ Video) Link
* Take a look: transparent solar panels Link
* New Braille display finally delivers the whole Internet to the blind Link
* The Open Graph Viz Platform http://gephi.org/
* Personal-futures-and-the-center-of-future-gravity Link
* An Insider’s Look At Singularity University Link

* Found: Smallest Superconductor Ever; Could Enable Next-Gen Nanoscale Electronics Link
* Pentagon: Replace Human Intel With High-Tech Guard Dog Link
* How-To: Make a piece of translucent concrete Link
* Our sex lives. Their agenda Link
* new nVidia graphics chip – have you seen what this sucker can do? Link
* My cyberspace bill of rights Link

* Does Your Passion Match Your Aspiration? Link
* James Lovelock: Humans are too stupid to prevent climate change Link
* Demand For Unmanned Aircraft Outstripping Their Capabilities Link
* Scientists Reverse Alzheimer’s-Like Memory Loss in Fruit Flies Link
* What’s up with nanotech? Link
* A User’s Guide To the Universe Link
* The State of the Internet Operating System Link

* Addicted to Fat: Overeating May Alter the Brain as Much as Hard Drugs Link
* VIDEO: Sorting device, analyzing biological reactions puts lab in researcher’s pocket Link
* How Sandstorms Generate Spectacular Lightning Displays Link
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Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 March Feb 2010

* No Flash On The iPad? No Problem. Brightcove Turns Videos Into HTML5. Link
* Harvard Professor Makes Inhalable Coffee, No Cup Required Link
* Rather than emitting light, a time reversed laser absorbs it. Perfectly. Link
* Jedi Packet Trick punches holes in firewalls Link
* Chinese Root Server Shut Down After DNS Problem Link
* HTC HD2 gets early Windows Phone 7 OS port, released before official devices Link
* Will Your Car Tell You To Put Down the Phone? Link
* Ageing spies unable to use the internet Link

* Titanium leaves could unlock hydrogen power Link
* Telecom Industry Ripe for Consolidation Link
* Ten Commands for a Digital Age Link
* Start the search for a doctor before the stampede Link
* Can Science Explain Heaven? Link
* Wow, talk about CSI coming to life Link

* Using Nanotechnology in Cancer Research Link
* Pocket science – sperm races and poison-stealing voles Link
* Does God Have A Future? Link
* Is Time Travel Possible? — Part II Link
* 10 new technologies that will revolutionise your life Link
* The Future Of Privacy Is Full Publicy Link
* What Happened After The Aliens Ended WW2 And A Werewolf Baby-Shooting Western Link
* Brain scan shows awareness in vegetative patients Link

* Revealing the truth about makeup Link
* Tiny gold probes give scientists a sense of how disease develops Link
* Machines Take Center Stage at Robot Olympics Link
* Nanoparticles Unlock Tumor Identity Link
* A mission to clear dangerous debris from space (w/ Video) Link
* Hubble Builds 3D Dark Matter Map Link

* Tiny cube to tackle space debris  Link
* Beta-blockers cut cancer spread  Link
* Luring Out The Missing Biosphere Link
* Steps Towards Post scarcity: Why Current Financial Crisis is End of the World As We Know It Link
* Nanomagical Material Can Make Nuclear Reactors Safer Link
* David Brin: The Transparent Society: Part 1 Link
* Technology For 2010-2020 – Ramping to a Later Technological Singularity Link
* Augmented Reality in Heavy Rain Link

* An Introduction to Parallel Programming with MapReduce Link
* Eye Computer: Turning Vision Into A Programmable Computer Link
* Statistical machine learning for computational biology Link
* Dormant viruses hide in our DNA and passed from parent to child Link
* The FDA and Methuselah Link
* Is the Man Flu a Reality? Link
* Laser warfare takes to the waves  Link

* Thoughts on Fusion Power for Space Travel  Link
* Philosopher: Why we should ditch religion Link
* Actually, What We Need Is MORE Foreclosures, Not Fewer. And Soon. Link
* Earth ‘entering new age of geological time Link
* The Death of The Web Browser Link
* 1st Choice for Extraterrestrial Life: Saturn’s Titan or Jupiter’s Europa? Link
* Individual Light Atoms, Such as Carbon and Oxygen, Identified With New Microscope Link
* Gene-Targeted Cancer Fix Could Be a Breakthrough Link

LIkes:
* Wildcat: When Will We Become Cyborgs?-IEEE Spectrum:: Link
* Christopher Harris: The World-Wide-Mind project: Link
* Alexander Kruel: YouTube – A Turing Machine – Overview: Link
* Wildcat: Will 90 be the new 40? http://bit.ly/bSfvLG
* Wildcat: Gestures linked to language development-Futurity.org  Link
* Alexander: Human morality is flexible, especially given strong competitive pressures.: Link
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Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 March Feb 2010

* Video: Dawkins on the Evolution of the Eye Link
* Video: SU: NASA Astronaut Dan Barry – Space & Robots Link
* Video: Hanako Showa dental patient robot Link
* Nanoparticles Cooperate to Detect and Treat Tumors Link
* First attempt colliding particles at 7 TeV webcast from 8:30am 30 March Link

* Video: HP Demos Rollup Flexible Displays Link
* Can Science Explain Heaven? Link
* Green Innovation: A Company That Picks Up Your Trash And Pays You For It Link
* America, the fragile empire Link
* Prolonged Climatic Stress Main Reason for Mass Extinction 65 Million Years Ago Link
* Artificial leaves could help power machines of future Link

* Dawn of the Anthropocene Epoch? Earth Has Entered New Age of Geological Time Link
* Men do not grow grumpy with age, research finds Link
* With Processor Speeds Stagnating, Looking Beyond Silicon Toward Comp’s Future Link
* Carrier-based attack drone, the X-47B Link
* Drone Attacks Are Legit Self-Defense, Says State Dept. Lawyer Link
* Nanomagical Material Can Make Nuclear Reactors Safer Link

* New, Ancient Way Of Making Oxygen Discovered Link
* U.K. Kids Start Social Networking Way Under the Age Limit  Link
* Watch the iPhone Control a Mars Rover on Earth Link
* How It Works: The Next-Gen Wind Turbine Link

* How Plants Secretly Control The Food Chain Link
* Todays Picture Collection Selection. Link
* George H Miley Presentation on Nuclear Fusion Rockets and Spaceplanes Link
* No Simple Theory of Everything Inside the Enigmatic E8, Researcher Says Link
* Researchers discover new path to antibiotics Link
* Could Tiny Bubbles Cool the Planet? Link

* How you emerge from your brain Link
* Virtual ears help architects cut chatter confusion Link
* Robots, part III – The Big Picture Link
* CHIPS: Intel-backed research yields spintronic breakthrough Link

* Astronomers Find 90% More Universe! Link
* Deformed Galaxies Confirm Universe’s Acceleration  Link
* Luring Out The Missing Biosphere Link

* Bee Killer Still at Large; New Evidence Makes Pesticides a Prime Suspect Link
* Simple Questions/ Challenging Answers | h+ Magazine Link
* Did rapid brain evolution make humans susceptible to Alzheimers? Link

* Was CRN Wrong? Link
* Natural selection & recombination in the human genome Link
* IEET: The Transparent Society: Part 1 Link
* New Hypersonic Rocket Test Launched in Australia  Link
* Video: Using Brain Scans for Psychiatric Diagnosis Link
* brainwindows blog Link
* Personality Disorder or Bipolar? Link
* Egg donors offered up to $50,000 Link
* How much is a human egg worth? Link
* Dark Matter: We don’t understand everything Link
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Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 March Feb 2010

* Video: Computer-Controlled Bacteria Build a Miniature Pyramid Link
* Video: Net-Enabled Robot Robovie MR2 Is a Gigantic Leap Forward in Cuteness Link
* Video: Robot Makes Laughable Attempt At Simulating Dentist Chair Discomfort Link
* Video: pCubee Interactive Display Puts 3D In Three Dimensions Link
* Insanely Hi-Res Z-Contrast Photos Can Determine Which Atoms Are Which  Link
* Video: Phone call emotion analyzer is a winner Link
* Text 2.0 Eye-Tracking Reading Companion: Crazy Or Crazy Awesome? Link

* Breakthrough Enables Previously Impossible Semiconductors and Nanomaterials to be Created Link
* Willow Garage Robot Expert Kurt Konolige Interviewed by Sander Olson Link
* Video of Dean Kamen at FIRST Robotics Competition Link
* Video: Aikon II Robot Drawing a Face With a Pen Link
* Video: Follow ups on Organ Printing and Nanoparticle Delivery of RNA in Humans Link
* Video: NY+empathy+Robot Love+cooperation->Kacie Kinzer Link

* Video: TED: Joel Levine: Why we need to go back to Mars Link
* Mars Rover Finds Weird Rocks, Hits 20-Km Marker Link
* SHOUTING AT COSMOS …How SETI has Taken a Worrisome Turn Into Dangerous Territory Link
* Universe may have billions more stars Link
* Hubble confirms the accelerated expansion of the universe Link
* New Evidence that Mysterious Dark Force From Outside Tugs at Our Universe Link
* Galaxy Collisions Give Birth to Quasars Link
* Complete collapse of coral possible Linki
* Tyrannosaurs Roamed Southern Hemisphere, Too Link

* Video: TEDMED Anne Wojcicki latest in consumer genomic testing Link
* Nanoparticles and RNA: Now In Humans Link
* This Is the Future of the Fight Against Cancer Link
* Up to a third of breast cancers could be avoided Link
* video: Wired for Bad Behavior? Don’t Blame It on Your Genes Link
* Scientists Uncover Cells That Mend a Broken Heart Link
* Birds Fuel Up on Super Foods Before Migrating Link
* New insights into the 3-D organization of the human genome Link
* High Visualization: Winners of Siemens CT Contest Link
* New Cancer Biomarker May Herald Personalized Medicine Link
* Researchers develop more sophisticated ways to control the brain with light Link

* Presents Your Future Two-Wheeled Electric Ride for the City Link
* Roll out the nanowires Link
* Real-World Virtual Reality Link

* How To Search Google Uncensored In China Link
* How To Make Projections That Actually Mean Something Link
* Executive Bonus Pay Changes Screw With Wall Street Divorces Link
* Japan’s $50 Trillion Question Could Have A Catastrophic Answer Link

* James Cameron Says 3-D Coming to Mobile Devices Sans Glasses Link
* New glasses-free 3D tech uses per pixel prisms for zero crosstalk, audience flexibility Link
* 3-D Tabletop Display Gets Rid of the Glasses Link
* If Only Every Display Would Let You Grope It Link
* Giveaway: iClone4 PRO real-time animation software! Link
* GUI Toolkit, Framework Page Link
* Play Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online for free in your browser Link
* Eye-Tracking Will Be The New Click-Throughs Link
* The X-Woman’s Fingerbone : Comments Link

Likes:
* Jam.es Reilly: Edge: EAT ME BEFORE I EAT YOU! A NEW FOE FOR BAD BUGS: Link
* chrisgrayson: Multi-marker Augmented Reality experience for @Toyota VIDEO: Link
* Wildcat: NY+empathy+Robot Love+cooperation->Kacie Kinzer: Link
* Wildcat: Magnetic monopole experiment at CERN could rewrite laws of physics: Link
* Alexander Kruel: NEWS FLASH: multiverse theory proven right: Link
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Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 March Feb 2010

* Students put together the best interactive display wall we’ve seen yet Link
* Hunt for Elusive Dark Matter Goes Virtual Link
* New human species found in Siberia | The Guardian Link
* Opportunity Mars Rover Gets AI Upgrade, Decides For Itself What to Explore Next Link
* At the Forefront of the Next Industrial Revolution – O’Reilly Radar Link
* Mind over matter? How your body does your thinking – New Scientist Link
* Coverage of Caltech’s “Cancer Fighting” Nanoparticles is Over-Hyped and Premature Link

* Unleashing the Camcorder Within Your Phone, via Apps Link
* First Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistor Sensor Chip Has 1536 FET sensors Link
* iPhone App From ScanR Puts Scanner and Fax Machine in Your Hands (video) Link
* Naval research laboratory takes a close look at unique diamonds Link
* New Model Looks Beneath Jupiter’s Clouds Link
* Seeing a Bionic Eye on Medicine’s Horizon Link
* Terrorists Could Use Explosives in Breast Implants to Crash Planes Link

* immersed in Google Earth Link
* Love, sex and the male brain Link
* The X-Woman’s Fingerbone Link
* Robotic surgery not evolving quickly enough, say docs Link
* Emotions Key to Judging Others: New Piece of How Human Brain Constructs Morality Link

* New Motion Control Patent Could Shake Up Smartphone Industry Link
* TED: Alan Siegel: Let’s simplify legal jargon! Link
* New Robots Build Prototype Solar Cells in 30 Minutes, Then Evaluate Their Own Work Link
* Tsunami Generator Helps Protect Against Future Tsunamis Link
* 250-Foot Whirlpool That Has Existed For Hundreds Of Years Off The Coast Of Maine Link
* The Best Robo-One Vids: Combat, Carnage and At Least One Jacko Tribute Link

* DARPA Bounces Smart Radar Off Buildings To Track Individual Vehicles From the Sky Link
* GM’s EN-V Drives Your Tired (or Drunk) Self Home Automatically Link
* Bending Gravity, Researchers Capture Star-Birthing Region 10 Billion Light Years Away Link
* MIT boffins on track of portable 60-watt seawater desalinator Link
* First pilot to fly plane into space dies Link
* China Population predicted to Peak Below 1.4 billion in 2026 Link
* Scientists believe birds can teach us about healthy eating Link

* Research Offers Clue Into How Hearts Can Regenerate in Some Species Link
* Could robots help older people look after themselves Link
* How 1918 flu antibodies fend off swine flu Link
* Scripps research team finds structure of ‘swine flu’ virus Link
* Light controls matter, matter controls x-rays Link
* Hunt for Elusive Dark Matter Goes Virtual Link
* Neuroscientists don’t believe in souls–But that doesn’t mean they can’t sell theirs Link

* 1.5 trillion text messages sent in 2009 Link
* Who Should Own Your Smartphone? Link
* DEMO Spring: Automatic Emotion Detection Technology Wins Grand Prize Link
* Photoshop CS5 content-aware fill demo Link
* Gmail Now Warns You If It Thinks Someone Else Is Using Your Account Link

* Nanowire Polymer Film Turns Any Surface into a Multitouch Interface (video) Link
* Who Wants to Live Forever? World’s Only Immortal Animal Link
* Bending Gravity, Researchers Capture Star-Birthing Region 10 Billion Light Years Away Link
* Multitaskers may be falling behind Link
* Remembering the future: Our brain saves energy by predicting what it will see Link
* Education 2.o–not afraid of Second Life! Link

Likes:
* Ashalynd: Start BitTorrent downloads remotely with Dropbox, updated: Link
* Wildcat: “A social network is a social structure made of nodes …. Link
* Alexander Kruel: Education 2.o – not afraid of Second Life!: Link
* Alexander Kruel: A change of mind: Link
* Alexander Kruel: The Brain: Look Deep Into the Mind’s Eye: Link
* Alexander Kruel: Brain Preservation Technology Prize, BrainPreservation.org: Link
* Alexander Kruel: Our Place in the Universe: Link
* Anibal M. Astobiza: Researchers identify cell surface receptors that enable herpes viruses to.. Link
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Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 March Feb 2010 – (50 from 3223 scanned today!)

* Your Life: The Shirt-Pocket Movie Link
* Are we Alone? Link
* Startup Targets Reducing Wind Energy Costs by 4x and Wind Energy Storage by 5x Link
* Kurzweil Predictions on Wikipedia – The Future Anyone Can Edit Link
* Child Receives Trachea Organ Transplant Created With Own Stem Cells Link
* Printable sensors Link
* Trust and Reputation in Social Networks Link
* Bioinformatics: A sh*tload of data Link
* World’s smartest man refuses $1m prize for solving mathematics puzzle Link

* Google Defies China’s Censorship Rules; China Quickly Strikes Back Link
* Apocalyptic AI – book presentation in Second Life, Tues Mar30, 10am PST Link
* Device to convert seawater offers hope to parched lands Link
* Voice-Commandable Robotics Link
* How the Tablet Will Change the World Link
* Will an Aging Population Result in a Shortage of Workers? Link
* How we Teach Introductory Computer Science is Wrong Link
* Clever Math Puts a Firm Number on the Amount of Dark Matter in Existence Link
* Is the Universe a Giant Hologram? Link

* Does Geothermal Power Cause Earthquakes? Link
* Honda Gives Asimo a Redesign Link
* Bill Gates Goes Nuclear With Toshiba’s 4S Reactor Link
* New Spintronics Material Could Help Usher in Next Generation of Microelectronics Link
* 60 minutes of exercise per day needed for middle-aged women to maintain weight Link
* LHC physics programme set to launch 30 March Link
* Carbon-dating wine to sniff out fakes Link

* Tsunami generator will help protect against future catastrophe Link
* Laser Security for the Internet: Scientist Invents Digital Security Tool Link
* Therapy via teleconference? Link
* Prism-patterned screen brings paradigm shift to 3D displays Link
* Neptune may have eaten a planet and stolen its moon Link
* Machine Restores Mobility to the Partially Paralyzed Link
* Google tells Australia its ‘Net filters go way too far Link
* Internet Browser for Kids Link
* TiltFX from Codejunkies makes a PSP respond to your every move (video) Link
* OpenDNS Now Serves 1% Of The Internet (A Big Number) Link

* Gorgeous Modern Home is Built Inside a Cave Link
* Amazing Life Lessons You Can Learn From Albert Einstein: Part Deux Link
* In First Successful Human Trial, Nanotech Robots Deploy Cancer-Fighting RNA Link
* LIFE: WHAT A CONCEPT! Edge Special Event at Eastover Farm Link
* 5 Dystopias Healthcare Reform May Help Prevent And One It Could Help Cause Link
* You Can Set This Weapon to Kill or Stunt Link
* New Coming Attractions Trailer Shows an Exciting Webb Telescope Mission Link
* Research Lets You Type Words By Thought Alone Link
* Prenups undermine marriage: If supreme court backs prenuptual agreements.. Link
* The 30-Year-Old Space Shuttle Flies On 1 MB of RAM! Link

* New sf novel includes nanomedicine, reviewed by Robert Freitas Link
* Chinese Dragon in Space! Link
* Virtual biopsy system almost perfect detecting precancerous polyps – colonoscopy Link
* Princeton scientists find an equation for materials innovation Link
* British military developing force fields Link
* Closing the Mainstream > < H+ Gap Link
* VIDEO: Virgin Galactic completes first successful “captive carry” flight Link
* New Dinosaur Might Have Been Buried Alive Link
* Probing the secrets of sharp memory in old age Link
* AMD 12-core Opterons leaked ahead of launch? Link
* The Slow Rise of the Robot Surgeon Link

* Even more Dilbert on UX… Link
* Russian cows get Samsung LED 7000 LCDs to see if it improves productivity. Link
* Cool Water Slide Link
* Lady Gaga Goes Fishing in High Heels and Underwear Link

LIkes:
* Alexander Kruel: The climatic consequences of nuclear war: Link
* Christopher Harris: BBC News- China condemns decision by Google to lift censorship: Link
* Walter van den Broek: blog: Netiquette within married couples Link
* Alexander Kruel: World Water Day – The Big Picture: Link
* Alexander Kruel: Are We Alone?: Link
* Alexander Kruel: Your Life: The Shirt-Pocket Movie: Link
* Ashalynd: Math, physics etc lectures from  Princeton can be… Link
* Ashalynd: Hackers, architects, and superheroes: 3 ways to be an excellent program… Link
* Ashalynd: Programming Languages – Google – Google Video Tutorials Link
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