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Tristans Daily Link Review; 31 May Feb 2010

* Acupuncture’s molecular effects pinned down >>
* Two different ways to make eggs glow in the dark >>
* Smart Fridge Concept Generates Recipes Based On the Items Inside [Smart Fridge] >>
* At NYC sci fest, asking ‘What if we’re holograms?’ >>
* 8 beautiful hi-rez wallpapers for Wallpaper Sunday >>
* NHK Promising Functional Holographic TV by 2016 Will Present 2022 World Cup in 3D… >>

* Scientists find genes associated with throat cancer through study with 10,000 subjects >>
* SOFIA Sees Jupiter’s Ancient Heat >>
* The Black Hole Universe >>
* Weekly Roundup: #80 -The Smartest Linkfest On The Web >>
* Three-Dimensional Mechanical Fractals” >>
* JPMorgan: Here’s Three Signs That We’ve Hit The Market Bottom >>
* Applied physicists create building blocks for a new class of opitlcal circuits >>

* timoreilly: Genetic engineering makes New Ebola Drug 100 Percent Effective In Monkeys >>
* Scobleizer: I agree Google is missing the real TV disruption: slates, not the TV. They… >>
* timoreilly: BP knew, and hid safety concerns about Deepwater Horizon oil rig >>
* Internet doesn’t “rewire” your brain any more than Facebook gives you syphilis. Dr.. >>
* YouTube – The problems of High Frequency Trading >>
* 40 Beautiful And Amazing Aquatic Life Photos!!! >>
* YouTube = The L-Curve: Income Distribution of the U.S. >>

* We may never discover how the Universe ticks >>
* The Galactic Center in Infrared from 2MASS >>
* You Couldn’t Make This Up Dept: Why is Mars’ Moon Phobos Hollow? >>
* Microbubbles and photoacoustic probes energize cancer researchers >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-30 >>
* Outdoor Bacteria Can Make You Smarter, and Happier >>

* The Most Detailed Image of Our Galaxy Ever Taken >>
* China Has an Innovation That Would Make All High Speed Trains Non-Stop >>
* Biologists report how whales have changed over 35 million years >>
* Is social media draining us of empathy? >> >>
* Positive Futurist Blog >> Medical nanobots could end disease, aging in 2 decades >>
* Photo: BP advertisement from 1999 >> >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 30 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 30 May Feb 2010

* Sal Khan at Gel 2010 (founder, the Khan Academy) >>
* Bloggingheads: Synthetic biology and Neandertal genomics” >>
* FutureWeb – The Net of Tomorrow | Artificial Intelligence Science Applied >>
* FORA.tv – Phil McKinney: Hacking the Future >>
* Can we eat to starve cancer? >>
* Robots: America?s Answer to Dwindling Math Scores >>

* Is the Singularity already happening at Goldman Sachs? | h+ Magazine >>
* Join Us At H+ Summit at Harvard >>
* Giulio Prisco Telepresence Education for a Smarter World >>
* What Scientists Really Think About Religion >>
* The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) >>
* Healing by 2-Way Video: The Rise of Telemedicine >>

* Samsung develops USB-powered desktop PC monitor, plans 2011 street date >>
* Genetically modified rats produced using novel sperm stem-cell technique >>
* The Extreme Future: The Top Trends That Will Reshape the World in Next 20 Years” >>
* Future of Surveillance — When Automated Brains Keep Watch 24/7 >>
* How Computers Know What We Want — Before We Do >>
* Space laser tech needed on ash >>
* Okay, This Really Puts The Microsoft-Apple War In Perspective >>

* Nano Dispersants and nano hysteria – time to think about the science folks! >>
* Your genes have been patented – A feature documentary titled Who Owns You? >>
* Baby hears for first time with Cochlear implant >>
* 1.6 V Nanogenerator for Mechanical Energy Harvesting Using PZT Nanofibers >>
* A scientific foil to your accidental brain injury >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-05-29 >>
* Using half million Flickr photos Croatian coastal city of Dubrovnik (3D)” >>
* YouTube – Pearl Biotech’s Open PCR Project – Gene sequencing at home” >>
* Science accounts for 10% of news stories on blogs but just 1% in traditional press >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 May Feb 2010

* Found: genes that let you live to 100 – Times Online” >>
* How to get a PhD in synthetic biology >>
* Showtime: Balloons and Dyson Fans >>
* SOFIA Sees First Light >>
* Black Holes in Merging Galaxies” >>
* It’s a Big Mistake to Overlook Mid-Range DANGERS >>
* First Ever Video of NASA’s ‘Ice Team’ >>
* Chrome Extensions Get Desktop Notifications” >>

* The Rise of Nanofoods >>
* The Challenges of Virtual Hairstyling >>
* Gov 2.0 Week in Review >>
* quote: “Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.”-E.Dijkstra>>

* Walking robot navigates bumpy ground (w/ Video) >>
* Cell biologist pinpoints how RNA viruses copy themselves >>
* Man is world’s first to leave hospital with artificial heart >>
* The Mystery of Dark Matter >>
* New DARPA tech can scan eyes in a moving crowd >>

* iPad + Velcro = Endless Possibilities (AAPL) >>
* Why Money Doesn’t Motivate Higher Performance >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-28 >>
* Will we succeed? The science of self-motivation >>
* What is Metis- quote M. Detienne, “Cunning Intelligence in Greek Culture and Society” >>

* MegaHex 6-Propeller RC Chopper takes to the skies with a video camera” >>
* Overcoming Bias : Chase Your Reading” >>
* Bugs, Bits and Engineering Bioforms >>
* Amateur Astronomer Images X37-B Space Plane in Orbit >>
* China Argues Over Regular High Speed Rail Versus Maglev High Speed Rail Projects >>

* Why We Remember Important Things And Forget Trivia: Neuron’s Synapses Remodel Themselves >>
* Snails on speed shed light on human memory >>
* Arizona man is first to go home with a total artificial heart >>
* Why HP Thinks Sensors Will Lead to The Next Big Wave of Computing” >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 May Feb 2010

* Reading Baby Brains >>
* Book Review: Is Anybody Out There? edited by Nick Gevers and Marty Halpern >>
* Space Shuttle Discovery: From Prep to Launch in Three Minutes >>
* First Human Infected with Computer Virus >>
* Microvision Ups Laser-based PicoProjector Rez to 720p HD >>
* Willow Garage Holds a ‘Graduation Party’ for its Robots >>
* A Genetically Engineered Fly That Can Smell Light >>

* Wi-Fi Sync now compatible with Windows and iPad >>
* Solar Scientists Agree Sun’s Recent Behavior Is Odd, Explanation Remains Elusive >>
* Graphene Nanopores Solve DNA Sequencing Problem >>
* Flu doesn’t die out, it hides out >>
* Supercomputers to simulate life on Earth, including economies and whole societies >>

* OLPC to Unveil XO-3 Tablet Prototype by the End of This Year >>
* The Art of Knowing graphics by Joyce Pendola – Lapidarium notes >>
* Scobleizer: Wanna see a cool touch interface? Join live now:… >>
* Amazon: The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves >>
* Researchers use novel sperm stem-cell technique to produce genetically modified rats >>
* The Rise of Networked Individuals: The Millennial Tide-Lee Rainie” >>

* Aggressive Maneuvers for Autonomous Quadrotor Flight >>
* The taste of tiny: Putting nanofoods on the menu >>
* Early ‘energizers’ powered prehistoric life >>
* Key to Humans’ Big Brains Discovered >>
* New weapon against highly resistant microbes within grasp >>
* Congress, Obama Take Sudden Interest in Synthetic Biology >>

* Scientists detect huge carbon ‘burp’ that helped end last ice age >>
* Snoop on Your Neighbors’ Energy Use With Microsoft Hohm Scores >>
* Telescope in the Sky Makes Debut Flight >>
* High-Tech NYC Restaurant Takes Orders On iPads [Restaurants] >>
* Japan Plans a Moon Base by 2020, Built by Robots for Robots >>
* Robotic butler and fridge serve up cold drinks >>

* A Real, Working Hoverboard Exists [Hoverboards] >>
* Darpa’s Beady-Eyed Camera Spots the ‘Non-Cooperative’ >>
* Q&A with Seth Berkley: The search for an AIDS vaccine >>
* Question of the Day: Will You Ever Use Two-Way Video Calling? [Qotd] >>
* BBC News – Will Europeans accept a generation of ‘austerity’? >>
* Etching by Eric Desmazieres for The Library of Babel by Jorge… >>
* Emotional Eating: Brain-Stomach Connection: how brain in your stomach drives mood,outlook,happiness >>

* Climb Inside a Virtual Sphere >>
* Scientists prove even the thought of money spoils enjoyment” >>
* M13: The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-27 >>

* End-to-End Encrypted Cell Phone Calls >>
* Flood of frogs shuts road – europe >>
* Hypersonic Jet Screams Through the Stratophere at Mach 5 >>
* Brain-Boosting Bacterium Helps Mice Conquer a Maze Twice as Fast >>
* Craig Venter has neither created–nor demystified–life >>
* Northrop Grumman Makes Worlds Fastest Integrated Circuit at 670 Gigahertz >>
* Five Reasons Willow Garage is Going to Succeed >>

* Willow Garage Is Building A Platform To Propel All Of Robotics (video) >>
* Nanocapsule delivers radiotherapy >>
* Researchers analyze performance of first updatable holographic 3D display >>
* Know that noise? Scientists probe formation of auditory memories >>
* Self-Assembling Gold Nanoparticles Use Light to Kill Tumor Cells >>

* Plastic AFM — DIY Molecule Force Spectroscopy” >>
* The Rise of Networked Individuals: The Millennial Tide-Lee Rainie >>
* Internet Speedtest results going public >>
* Bill Joy on Sun’s downfall, Microsoft’s prospects, green tech >>
* Willow Garage Ushers in Revolution With Open Source Robots (video) >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 May Feb 2010

* Kurzweil’s Next Book: Creating An Artificial Mind >>
* First human “infected with computer virus >>
* ASguard an all-terrain amphibian >>
* Weird Exoplanet Orbits Could Prevent Alien Life >>
* Survey shows iPad has cut netbook sales by 30%” >>
* Internet Privacy Worries Are Eroding, Pew Finds >>
* We Are Witnesses >>
* Predicting the Present, First Five Years of Wired >>
* Capillaries Eject Trash In Brain >>

* AI and Driverless cars >>
* Electron ‘spin’ in silicon will lead to revolutionary quantum chips >>
* X-51A WaveRider Had a Successful 200 Second Hypersonic Flight >>
* Nature’s Batteries May Have Powered Origin of Life >>
* FLASH Laser Leads to Discovery of New State of Matter >>
* Galaxy Mergers Make Black Holes ‘Light Up’ >>
* Masten Successfully Re-Ignites Rocket Engine During Test Flight >>
* Space shuttle Atlantis finishes its final flight >>
* Geothermal Vents and Life’s Left-Handed Amino Acids >>

* Do Your Employees Think Speaking up Is Pointless? >>
* Blog – Seagate Demos First Hybrid Hard Drive >>
* Cutting Umbilical Cord Early Eliminates Stem Cells >>
* Breakthroughs In HTML Audio Via Manipulation With JavaScript >>
* Blog – A Better Tool to Search for Life on Mars >>
* Mixed Signs On the State of IT Education >>
* Mobile Data: A Gold Mine for Telcos >>

* Muon whose army? A tiny particle’s big moment >>
* Shape-shifting ‘tube robot’ could aid heart surgery >>
* Lights, genes, action [Neuron Culture] >>
* Origin of Milky Way Clouds Revealed >>
* Know that noise? Scientists probe formation of auditory memories >>
* Unlocking the Chemistry of Exercise: How Metabolites Separate the Physically Fit from Unfit >>
* Scientists find 95-million-year-old pterosaur fossil in Morocco >>

* Researchers Create Retina from Human Embryonic Stem Cells >>
* Tablet costs less than half of the iPad, plays 1080p >>
* DIY EyeSeeCam Tracks Your Eyes’ Movement to Film What You See >>
* Minimally Invasive Surgical Bot, Snaking In Through a Vein, Could Cut Down on Open Heart Surgeries >>
* Air Force’s Mach 6 Cruise Missile Makes Successful Splash >>
* Sony OLED Screen Thin Enough to Wind Up Around a Pencil >>
* mashable: Your Phone Could Be the Key to Your Next Hotel Room >>

* New Satellite Analysis Reveals: The Oil Spill Is Now 29,000 Square Miles >>
* mindhackz: Brain volume found to change following weight gain in adults with anorexia >>
* Apple Signals 3rd Great Technology Wave: Topples Microsoft as World’s Tech King >>
* DARPA putting scopes that ‘see’ wind turbulence into the hands of snipers” >>
* On Enjoying Disagreeable Company” >>
* Ink technology prints medicine on pills” >>
* Porting Digital Memory-A feasibility analysis of neural interfaces and controllers >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-05-26 >>
* Perceived Ludicrousness Levels – How People React To Technology” >>
* The guy who opened up Apple’s iPhone to live video >>
* Can bacteria make you smarter? >>

* Nectocaris: mystery fossil was actually a 500-million-year-old squid relative >>
* Diamond MechanoSynthesis paper from Robert Freitas and the Nanofactory Collaboration >>
* 50 Hot Designer Mac Desktops | Mac.AppStorm >>
* It’s Official: Apple Is Now Worth More Than Microsoft >>
* A tour inside the TED conference mother ship >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 May Feb 2010

* Watch the Space Shuttle Launch from Every Angle >>
* Economic Crisis and Globalization >>
* mindhackz: Mutant gum disease bacteria provide clue to treatment for Alzheimer’s >>
* mindhackz: Stem-cell disruption induces skull deformity, study shows >>
* Can Monkeys Talk? >>
* Discovery of stem cell illuminates human brain evolution, points to therapies >>
* Blood flows differently through the brains of schizophrenic patients >>

* DARPA’s New Sniper Rifle Offers a Perfect Shot Across 12 Football Fields >>
* The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Robotics Revolution and the Future of Evolution >>
* Science belongs on TV – we must reject idea that primetime equals dumbing down >>
* DNA sequence itself influences mutation rate, new research indicates >>
* Number of women over 40 giving birth trebles in past two decades >>
* Spices Reduce Cancer-Causing HCAs In Cooked Meat >>
* Anyone Who Is Still Bullish On Housing Clearly Isn’t Paying Attention To Real Numbers >>
* Whoa, BP Could Be Hit With A Staggering $60 Billion In Fines Over The Oil Spill (BP) >>

* iPhone 3GS 16GB is $97 at Walmart >>
* Can Humanity Design a Probe Capable of Visiting Another Star? >>
* Google Rolls Out Encrypted Web Search Option >>
* Lean vs Fat Startups: The Disrupt Debate >>
* Why Windows 7 “Slate” Tablets Won’t Happen >>

* BBC Young more lonely than the old, UK survey suggests >>
* Radiation Robots Fry Cancer Cells With Ultra-High Precision (video) >>
* The Genome Project is 10 Years Old – Where is the Health Care Revolution? >>
* The genetics dilemma facing doctors >>
* Does God exist? He gets complaints >>
* LHC steps up on the bunches >>
* Why I Love Neutrinos >>

* Nature’s batteries’ may have helped power early lifeforms >>
* The Doctor Is Out, but New Patient Monitoring and Robotics Technology Is In >>
* Simple Memory Test Predicts Intelligence >>
* All evolution, all the time >>
* Video: The Butterfly Effect on the Sun’s Surface >>
* Lessons from fashion’s free culture: Johanna Blakley TED>>

* Audi announces crazy car that acts as its own Wi-Fi hotspot >>
* How it Works: A Computerized, Looping Waterslide >>
* Yet another flying car concept that’ll never exist >>
* Rocket Scientists Use Darwinian Software to Evolve Better Ion Engine Designs >>
* Stem-Cell Dental Implants Grow New Teeth Right In Your Mouth >>
* Video: Autonomous DIY Copter Drone Lands on a Moving Target Using a Wiimote’s Eye >>

* Cisco Offers Up Its First Smart Grid Products >>
* Microsoft Needs Bill Gates Back >>
* Allen Institute for Brain Science launches Allen Human Brain Atlas >>
* Will Venter’s “Synthetic Cell” Patents Give Him a Research Monopoly? >>
* Graphene Can Have Quantum Dots Whereever Hydrogens are Removed >>
* Radiation Robots Fry Cancer Cells With Ultra-High Precision (video) >>

* Parrot AR.Drone to get official launch, price, street date at E3 2010 >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-25 >>
* Looking Back Across Mars >>
* Enhanced TV >>
* Synthetic Cornea from a successful EU Research Project >>

* 2010: The Year Instant Messaging Finally Died?” >>
* Galaxy, Galaxy on the Wall…who’s the largest one of all?” >>
* Gender differences in frontal lobes” >>
* Stephen Hawking’s Warning to Earth: Are Quantum ETs Possible?” >>
* You Can’t Trust Science!” >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 May Feb 2010

* Discover Interview: The Math Behind the Physics Behind the Universe >>
* LG Display busts out 84-inch 3DTV with 3,840 x 2,160 res, we want the 2D version >>
* Samsung’s latest magic trick: a 19-inch transparent screen >>
* It Takes Six Minutes to Fly From One End of ISS to the Other >>
* Wild and Crazy Multi-Planetary System Surprises Astronomers >>
* Comet Takes Death-Dive Into the Sun >>
* Stress protein could halt aging process, say scientists >>
* Here come the waves >>
* Neuron: Reorienting System of Human Brain: From Environment to Theory of Mind >>
* Does a Dose of Testosterone Make Trusting Women More Skeptical? >>

* To Attack H1N1, Other Flu Viruses, Gold Nanorods Deliver Potent Payload >>
* Synthetic life patents damaging >>
* The six-year-old girl who has had three hearts >>
* How Duality Could Resolve Dark Matter Dilemma >>
* Intel to announce dedicated tablet silicon at Computex >>
* IT Infrastructure As a House of Cards >>
* An Invisible Touch for Mobile Devices >>

* Nuclear Reactor Aims for Self-Sustaining Fusion >>
* 99% Of Stories Blogs Link To Are Published By Mainstream Media >>
* 10 Things We Learned Today >>
* Congress to Review Telecommunications Law >>
* Human-data interface >>
* NASA: Earth’s oceans are becoming warmer – UPI.com >>
* Venter’s Newest Synthetic Bacteria Has Secret Messages Coded in its DNA >>

* The Next Big Thing: The Untapped Internet Market Of A Billion People >>
* Is Time an Illusion? (preview) >>
* A new cancer vaccine starves tumors of blood >>
* Breakthrough in quest to boost rice yields >>
* Photo: WISE Telescope Captures Heart Nebula >>
* NASA Outlines Flagship Tech Demonstrations >>
* More brains and bonkers connection: thinking out of a broken box >>

* Bas Reus’ quest on self-organization and online collaborative spaces >>
* Huge Gap Remains Between Mainstream Media and the Social Web >>
* The wisdom of herds: How social mood moves the world >>
* Intel Shrinks Core i7 CPUs For Ultrathin Laptops [Intel] >>
* Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio Now Free For Download >>
* Cow Poop Could Power the Internet >>
* Planetary Bullies Make Astronomers Rethink the Habitable Zone >>

* Darwinian spacecraft engine to last twice as long >>
* Remarkable Creatures: Tracking the Ancestry of Corn Back 9,000 Years >>
* Pentagon to Troop-Killing Superbugs: Resistance Is Futile >>
* Will Movies Hit the Small Screen Just a Month After the Big One? >>
* EyePhone: New Cellphone Software Tracks Users’ Eye Movements For Control >>
* Weird Orbits of Alien Planets Could Affect Chances for Life (SPACE.com) >>
* Atlas of Gene Activity in Human Brain Launches >>

* Paleothermometer could tell if dinosaurs warm, cold-blooded (AFP) >>
* How to design the ultimate TEDTalk with statistics >>
* fMRI In 1000 Words >>
* Why invest in Facebook? >>
* Your Sunscreen May Give You Cancer: Study >>
* Rho Ophiuchus Wide Field >>
* TED: Bring on the learning revolution! Sir Ken Robinson >>
* Books in home as important as parents’ education in determining children’s education level >>

* Heads Up, Citizen Scientists: The Moon Needs You!” >>
* Cool quarks >>
* Augmented Reality: AR without programming in five minutes >>
* Jim Von Ehr of Zyvex a Nanotechnology Company, Interviewed by Sander Olson >>
* Seven atom quantum dot transistor >>

* MABEL Walks On Uneven Surfaces, Breaks Ankle >>
* Brain-Computer Interfacing: From Prosthetic Limbs to Telepathy Chips” >>
* Augmented Reality: Haptic Augmented Reality >>
* Collective Intelligence”, by Pierre Levy >>
* Japanese team discovers ‘super disc’ material >>
* First mobile Augmented Reality satellite navi system >>

* Meltdown: Why ice ages don’t last forever >>
* chrisgrayson: VIDEO: Real Time Hand Tracking Gesture Glove >>
* Frank Drake Returns to Search for Extraterrestrial Life >>
* High-Tech Alternatives to High-Cost Care >>
* The Great Escape: Intergalactic Travel is Possible >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 May Feb 2010 >>

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