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Tristans Daily Link Review; 21 May Feb 2010

* Craig Venter and his Team have Made Artificial Life >>
* Eight Synthetic Biology Experts Talk about Life After the First Synthetic Cell >>
* Why Google TV Is Now The Most Important Thing In Television >>

* Alien Life May Need More Than Liquid Water to Survive >>
* Six “Astronauts” Prepare for 17 Months in Isolation to Simulate Mars Mission | 80beats >>
* Physicists develop a nanowire quantum interface between light and atoms >>
* Mars Rovers Set Surface Longevity Record >>
* Robot that back flips, runs and jumps! >>
* Experimental vaccine protects monkeys from new Ebola virus >>
* human microbiome project publish first genomic collection of human microbes >>
* Microsoft Shifts Robotics Strategy, Makes Robotics Studio Available Free >>

* Google Is Leapfrogging Apple >>
* Microsoft’s New Attempt To Dominate Robotics >>
* Metamaterial Could Lead to See Through Cameras >>
* Human gene catalog shows it’s mostly a mystery >>
* New supernova might undermine dark matter search >>

* Levitating glass bead proves Einstein wrong >>
* Where to next for personal genomics? [Genetic Future] >>
* Music To Your Ears? >>
* Japan Promises 3D Holographic Broadcasts for 2022 World Cup [World Cup] >>
* Generation Web 2.0 Workers May Prefer Facebook Perks Over More Pay >>
* mashable: Facebook Privacy Makes The Cover of Time Magazine – >> >>
* BBC News – Britons spend nearly ‘one day a month online’ >>
* Nicholas Christakis: The hidden influence of social networks | Video on TED.com >>

* 10 hot energy projects that could electrify the world >>
* TeleHealth is Here, and It’s Growing | Singularity Hub >>
* YouTube – The DNA Transformer (p.1/6) Dark Rift & Cygnus X-3 | Andrew Collins >>
* Amazon: Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age : Book >>
* World’s First 25Gbps Data Communication Using Quantum Dot Laser >>
* First Observation of Plasmarons in Graphene >>

* News for 2010-05-20 >>
* Introducing Google TV >>
* Abilene paradox – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | amplify” >>
* Gesture-based computing on the cheap” >>
* When Ideas Have Sex” >>

* Quantum entanglement (Video Explanation) « Berkeley Lab” >>
* POLL: Is A Terminator Scenario Possible? >>
* How To Build An Atomtronic Computer >>
* Hubble Finds Star Eating a Planet >>
* Ingestible Surgical Robots—Hard To Swallow Concept? >>
* First self-replicating, synthetic bacterial cell >>

* Darning Genes: Biology for the Homebody >>
* Blog – How To Build An Atomtronic Computer >>
* Is aging a disease? >>
* Quantum teleportation achieved over 16 km >>
* Kurzweil to discuss the brain at H+ Summit >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 20 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 20 May Feb 2010

* Is Time an Illusion?: Scientific American >>
* We live in Utopia! >>
* The History and Future of Medical Technology >>
* Brian Greene – The Search for Hidden Dimensions >>
* Citizen Science Goes to the Moon >>
* new class of Drug targeted therapies shows promise against blood-related cancers >>
* Cow Manure Will Power Data Centers In Coming Years [Renewable Energy] >>

* Does Newly Discovered Supernova Point to Unknown Laws of Physics? >>
* The Mystery of Sand Flow Through an Hourglass >>
* Debt Has Taken Down Empires Before, There Is No Reason Why It Won’t Happen Again >>
* Students accelerate cubicle arms race with PlayStation Eye-tracked, iPhone-guided coilgun >>
* Water Not a Good Enough Guide To Find Alien Life >>
* guardiantech: Turing is thrashing Sir Tim as films promote computer pioneers >>
* 11 Signs The Gov Has Become Overgrown Monstrosity That Every one Is Dependent Upon For Survival >>

* Intel now shipping 25nm 8GB NAND flash chips >>
* Scientists Implant Biofuel Cells Into Rats >>
* 12 Events That Will Change Everything (preview) >>
* A physicist finds God in cosmic harmonies >>
* Quantum snooper could make positive ID from one photon >>
* The ant way to success >>
* Big bang, part 2: the second inflation >>
* Thousands of new drug leads identified in the fight against malaria >>

* Artificial butterfly in flight and filmed (w/ Video) >>
* New steps toward a universal flu vaccine >>
* Artificial antibodies hold biomedical promise >>
* Google Wants to Save Web Video With the New “WebM” Format >>
* Urgent Action Needed to Secure Undersea Data Transmission, IEEE Report Says >>
* A Mosquito Zapping Laser That Fights Malaria? Yes! >>
* UC Berkeley Requesting DNA Samples from Incoming Students >>

* NASA’s Madcap Sci-Fi Plan Could Get an Android Moonwalking Within 3 Years >>
* Green Lasers Could Usher in a Microprojector Revolution >>
* Spanish Scientists Clone First Bull for Fighting >>
* Nanotech Breakthrough Could Make Satellite Imaging 20x More Powerful >>
* Brain Wars § SEEDMAGAZINE.COM >>
* Student Invents Silicone “Tampons” To Harvest Monthly Menstrual Stem Cells >>

* Teens and social media sites: Kids develop bonds and identities online >>
* Quantum teleportation achieved over ten miles of free space >>
* From the Robot App Store to the Global Robot Brain >>
* ATM inventor dies >>
* BBC News – New clue to anti-matter mystery” >>
* A Mosquito Zapping Laser That Fights Malaria? Yes! >>
* Stephen Hawking: “Humans Have Entered a New Stage of Evolution” >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-19 >>
* Amazing Monocopter Flies With Just One Wing (Video) >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 19 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 19 May Feb 2010

* Driving With a Mind-Controlled Bionic Arm-Technology News: Med Tech: >>
* Nanorobotic DNA Repair >>
* TEDMED Relelases de Grey’s “Can We End Aging?” >>
* Scientists discovers body’s own molecular protection against arthritis >>
* Jamais at Lift >>
* Augmented Reality: Marco Tempest in Tokyo >>
* Did exploding stars shatter life’s mirror? >>
* Nanoparticle ‘sharkskin’ for airplanes, ships and wind energy plants >>

* Why to believe in others | TED” >>
* Robo-Pharmacists >>
* The Chemistry of Instinct: Here’s What Makes Mice Freeze in Fear >>
* Mobile ‘Remote Wipe’ Thwarts Secret Service >>
* Researchers Restore Youthful Memory In Aging Mice >>
* Software that Learns by Watching >>
* Foldit Player May Have Created a Useful Protein >>
* Explained: The Carnot Limit >>

* Is there genomic dark matter? >>
* Doctors have new approach to fight tumor cells >>
* Google looks to make leap from PC to television >>
* History of social network use reveals your identity >>
* Tough times’ ahead, warns new UK science minister >>
* New nanoscale electrical phenomenon discovered >>
* Genetic light switches show that fMRI = brain activity >>

* Take an “Avatar-like” Robot for a Test Drive >>
* Large chunk of missing universe found >>
* Dentists could soon have an additional tool to help ward off tooth decay >>
* Glucose Biofuel Cell Tested, Could Power Devices From the Body’s Chemistry >>
* British Library digitizing 40 million newspapers >>
* Pirate Bay now run from Pirate Party ‘mountain bunker’ >>
* FYI: What Happens to Disarmed Nuclear Warheads? >>
* The LHC’s Higgs Boson Treasure Hunt Begins >>

* A Star 90 Times the Size of Our Sun is Flying Across Space at 250,000MPH [Space] >>
* mashable: The Future of Musical Instruments [VIDEO] – >> >>
* GeorgeDvorsky: Maida: How do we sustain attention in the digital age? #TEDxGTA >>
* A safe social network for kids? @kabster728 has the review of Togetherville: >>
* anibalmastobiza: Constructive episodic simulation of the future and the past [PDF]:…” >>
* Flying Planes with Coal? : Greentech Media >>
* New advances in science of the ultra-small promise big benefits for cancer patients >>
* Brian Greene on string theory | TED >>

* Holy Grail cancer vaccine that blasts tumours in weeks hailed as huge leap in fighting disease >>
* A Self-Reproducing Interstellar Probe >>
* A Marine Chemist Studies How Life Began – NYTimes.com >>
* From Fermilab, a New Clue to Explain Human Existence? >>
* Collective Intelligence: mankind’s emerging world in cyberspace” >>
* Andy Clark on distributed cognition n >>
* Catch a Glimpse of the Future of Robotics, Video of ICRA 2010 >>
* xixdu News for 2010-05-18 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 18 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 18 May Feb 2010

* Getting the body to grow its own spare parts >>
* NASA wants mission to bring Martian rocks to Earth >>
* Jürgen Schmidhuber SS09: Compression Progress: The Algorithmic Principle Behind…” >>
* How To Read The WSJ For Free Online (NWS) >>
* Self-balancing robotic cube >>
* Who Owns You? >>

* What Does a Melting Buckyball Look Like? >>
* Commercial Quantum Cryptography System Hacked >>
* Software taps power of graphics processors >>
* Chinese scientists demonstrate 2Mbps internet connection over LED >>
* Testing and Mapping a Cellular Data Network? >>
* Researchers tweak fMRIs to map the brain’s wiring schematic >>
* Matter-Antimatter Bias Seen In Fermilab Collisions >>
* Machines that learn better >>

* Quantum space monster leaps from a gravity well >>
* Sugar Within Human Bodies Could Power Future Artificial Organs >>
* New Evidence of a Fluid Sea on Saturn’s Moon Titan >>
* Gravity might amplify quantum fluctuations, create astrophysical objects >>
* It’s getting better all the time: Happiness, wellbeing increase after 50 >>
* Did the end of smallpox vaccination cause the explosive spread of HIV? >>
* Ex-CEO of Intel Invests $1.5m Into Medical Research [Medicine] >>

* Networked_Performance — “Artificial Analog Neural Network” by Phillip Stearns -…” [pic] >>
* From Fermilab, a New Clue to Explain Human Existence? – NYTimes.com” >>
* Do Black Holes Generate a Ring of Light? Experts Say “Yes” >>
* Giving new meaning to ‘smart car’ >>
* Seeing is understanding — using artificial intelligence to analyse multimedia content >>
* Teaching robots some manners >>
* fMRI Scans Reveal Some ‘Vegetative State’ Patients Are Actually Conscious! (Video) >>
* Researchers discover spider webs’ true ‘sticking power’ (w/ Video) >>

* Why Globular Clusters are the Smallest [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Unleashing a Swarm of Augmented-Reality Cockroaches to Fight Bug Phobias >>
* 116 Incredible Wallpapers By You [Photography] >>
* Oceans’ Fish Could Disappear by 2050 >>
* World’s Smallest Pump is Powered by Nanowires with Glass Electrodes >>
* Seagate Confirms 3TB HD Coming Later This Year [HardDrives] >>
* MIT Designs Ultra-Efficient, Flying Fishlike Planes >>
* New X-Ray Security Scanners Present Radiation Risk, Scientists Say >>

* Google, Intel and Sony to Introduce Smart TV – >> >>
* How Close Are We to Real Nanotechnology? | h+ Magazine >>
* The Expanding Mind >>
* Carl Sagan:Great Lives on BBC radio 4 tomorrow and Friday with @profbriancox… >>
* Living in denial – New Scientist >>
* 4G wireless technology slowly starts out in Scandinavia >>
* How Might Our Great-Great-Grandchildren Think (and Will They Still Be Human?) >>
* Honeybees: 3D images reveal life inside a live hive >>

* A Walk around Eiffel Tower Paris >>
* Robot becomes priest for a day | Technically Incorrect – CNET News >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-17 >>
* Notes on the Age of Capability >>
* Robotic Nation, by Marshall Brain >>
* videolectures: Artificial Intelligence. Computer Science. The video shows recent testing of BigDog, a…” >>
* Online papers on consciousness” >>

* Can Social Networks Be Generated Automatically? >> >>
* Richard P. Feynman on wonder in the universe” >>
* Untangling the quantum entanglement behind photosynthesis” >>
* A Woman’s Touch Can Be Risky” >>
* Are you a waste of space?” >>

* Panorama of the Whale Galaxy >>
* How Close Are We to Real Nanotechnology? >>
* Origins, Evolution, and Distribution of Life in the Cosmos: Panspermia, Genetics, Microbes, and Viral…” >>
* Computer traders blamed for Wall Street crash >>
* Whites are five times richer than blacks in the US and World Household Wealth Distribution >>
* What Secrets Are in the DNA of a 17 Year Old Girl With The Body of a Baby? (video) >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 17 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 17 May Feb 2010

* The real world of Second Life >>
* Teddy bear robot toy >>
* videolectures: Language. Brain. Attempts to understand the relationship between language and the brain…” >>
* College for all? Experts say not necessarily >>
* Emotions and personality : take 2 >>
* 1700 Years it would take you to watch all videos on YouTube >>
* Five Years In, YouTube Is Now Streaming Two Billion Views Per Day >>
* Robotic Pancreas: One Man’s Quest to Put Diabetics on Autopilot >>

* Prehistoric ‘footprints’ falsified by science – USATODAY.com >>
* Closing in on a carbon-based solar cell >>
* zygbot: Easing into Robotics | Trash Robot >> >>
* BBC News – Brain ‘splits to multi-task’ >>
* How to Teach Physics to Your Dog: Obsessive Update >>
* Fun Videos of Robotis’ Bioloid Robot in Action >>

* Humans Still Evolving as Our Brains Shrink | LiveScience >>
* Found: genes that let you live to 100 – Times Online >>
* Scientists Trick Mice’s Fat Into Burning Calories; Weight Drops 20% | 80beats >>
* Iowa Court Orders Body Exhumed To Freeze Head >>
* EU agency prepares to assess first stem cell drug >>
* There are positive links between access to technology and feelings of well-being, a study…” >>

* BBC Tokyo couple married by robot in rooftop wedding >>
* Judicial Nominations In the Internet Age >>
* Quantum Entanglement and Photosynthesis >>
* Higher blood pressure found in people living in urban areas >>
* Mechanism found that prepares the a newborn’s brain for information processing >>
* I know how the Internet will end: Steve Jobs will adopt Mark Zuckerberg” >>
* i-Fairy Robot officially wed a couple in Japan >> (via…” >>

* Inequality, Basic Income, the Brain” >>
* How Our Brains Make Memories” >>
* Unified health data climate >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-16 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 16 May Feb 2010 >>

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8 months worth of robotics headlines….

* Top 10 Robot Videos on YouTube – http://bit.ly/dC78gz
* Lecture 1 – Introduction to Robotics – Combat Robot Machine http://ff.im/-kjQED
* Toyota creates robot that can play the violin http://ff.im/-km8Uw
* Robot Blimps Could Soar on Other Worlds http://ff.im/-kjk6X
* Robot Climbs Tubes at 20 Body Lengths Per Second,Payload of 5x Its Weight http://ff.im/-kiygn
* Molecular Robots On the Rise http://bit.ly/a2aVps
* Simple Robot Climbs Through Tubes (w/ Video) http://ff.im/-kfGuo

* Will Robots Evolve to Ask: “What is Life?” http://ff.im/-k9qM9
* Will a Robot Care for My Mom? http://ff.im/-k980s
* Robot Pharmacists Are Picking Your Medications—Literally http://ff.im/-k5Cc1
* Peperami Robot that sorts salami http://ff.im/-jUscB
* Robotic cell phones express emotions http://ff.im/-jSUwV

* Remote Controlled Robot Performs Heart Surgery on British Man http://ff.im/-jROLN
* Kondo Cup 2010 in Akihabara, Tokyo http://ff.im/-jNhEn
* RoboCup Japan Open underway in Osaka, mechanical soccer still pretty boring http://ff.im/-jMq51
* Will robots replace cars in a few years? http://ff.im/-jEi8a
* NAMO the female humanoid robot http://ff.im/-jEhZi
* Robots Are Going To Get You Drunk (Video) http://ff.im/-jBz5Y
* A Robot That Balances on a Ball http://ff.im/-jBqVY
* World first remote heart operation carried out in UK using robotic arm http://ff.im/-jyJXP

* Family Nanny Robot will care for you when no human will http://ff.im/-jxYCu
* Japanese Robots to Invade the Moon http://ff.im/-jxH8X
* Technology News: Robotics: Where Are the Robots Taking Us? Part 1 http://ff.im/-jvhDO
* Robots In Space | h+ Magazine http://ff.im/-juw5w
* A Robot Called WANDA (w/ Video) http://ff.im/-jsKBV
* Bangkok’s First Robot Restaurant Full of Motoman Waiters (video) http://ff.im/-jsJMq
* BP Turns to Robotic Subs for Help Sealing Oil Well After Rig Explosion http://ff.im/-jrLgP
* Emotiv Headset Controls Rovio Robot Via Brainwaves [DIY] http://ff.im/-jpHIl
* Robot Sketch Artist In China >>
* Robotic Arm Plays Chess In Our World >>

* High-Speed Robotic Hand http://ff.im/-jh1fh
* David Barrett Who Lead a Team that Made a Robotic Fish, Robotic Snakes and Robotic Cars http://ff.im/-jeFTB
* Video: World’s Fastest Pick-and-Place Robot Versus Human with Wiimote http://ff.im/-jbU44
* Robots with skin enter our touchy-feely world http://ff.im/-jbNXw
* Dennis Hong Presents His 8 Award Winning Robots (Video) http://ff.im/-jbLD9
* Innovation: Robots look to the cloud for enlightenment http://ff.im/-j7TbD

* Stanford Robotics @ NRW: Stickybot III http://ff.im/-j3ZBN
* Simon the robot gets upgraded with voice and face recognition, still loves organizing blocks http://ff.im/-j2xvq
* ROBOCOPTER TEST FLIGHT LEADS TO COCAINE BUST -… http://ff.im/-iWdop
* A Robot’s Breakfast – What if a robot could forage for its own food? http://ff.im/-iLJXn
* Are Robots Alive? : Discovery News http://ff.im/-iKDLG
* Ingenious Work, Robots and Fun-Dennis Hong http://ff.im/-iK22p
* Online e-expo features more than 100 university robotics labs http://ff.im/-iK1H2

* Self-Driving Cars Could See Like Humans http://ff.im/-iGPrS
* MIT Researcher Develops iPhone App to Easily Control Swarms of Aerial Drones http://ff.im/-iBp9q
* Robots and the Future of Unemployment – The Atlantic http://ff.im/-iBokG
* HUBO’s Creator Shows Off Robot’s New Walking Skills (Video) http://ff.im/-iApp7
* Robots in human environments http://ff.im/-iweVl
* Towel-Folding Robot Video http://ff.im/-iv9V3
* Berkeley Gets Willow Garage Robot to Fold Towels – Simply Stunning Video http://bit.ly/bjAE81

* Japanese robotic skateboard combines two awesome things http://bit.ly/9oiHqO
* Robot Sub Equipped With Sensory System Inspired by Blind Fish Links http://bit.ly/bj5mJM
* Robots Battle With Guns and Skill in Mech Warfare (Video) http://bit.ly/aAJxV2
* Video: Net-Enabled Robot Robovie MR2 Is a Gigantic Leap Forward in Cuteness http://bit.ly/9V7jgk
* Video: Robot Makes Laughable Attempt At Simulating Dentist Chair Discomfort http://bit.ly/baT97O

* Video of Dean Kamen at FIRST Robotics Competition http://bit.ly/cfMFb3
* Willow Garage Robot Expert Kurt Konolige Interviewed by Sander Olson http://bit.ly/9Gvu0G
* Video: Aikon II Robot Drawing a Face With a Pen http://bit.ly/bDgvoH
* Could robots help older people look after themselves http://bit.ly/cRaQoh
* Nanotech robots deliver gene therapy through blood http://bit.ly/dhytqb
* Robot Gymnast Performs Again! Now With Automatic Hands (video) http://bit.ly/aJHBvg
* Robot Journalist Takes Pictures, Ask Questions, Publishes Online http://bit.ly/92WbNw

* Robocopter Responds To Natural Language Direction http://bit.ly/bCbooV
* Adam The Robot Scientist Makes Its First Discovery http://bit.ly/bPf9Mo
* ROBOT PR2 Learns To Self-Calibrate http://bit.ly/aLJFNP
* AMARSi project could see robots learn from co-workers http://bit.ly/bNiPfX
* Making humanoid robots safe for human interaction http://bit.ly/a29Bx7

* Robot toddler gets an upgrade http://bit.ly/cZQoWK
* Robots Are Like Humans So Now What http://bit.ly/b263yn
* Robot Technology Helping Humans in Daily Activities http://bit.ly/bsG6xL
* Robot Pokemon: Kojiro Would Destroy Asimo with Musculoskeletal Jujitsu http://bit.ly/c2qqGk
* Robot Knows How To Sort, Recycle Plastic http://ff.im/-gU9Uj
* MeBot Brings Intuitive Movement To Telepresence http://ff.im/-gU93n
* Robotics and Electronics Tutorial8 – Resistor Color Bands http://bit.ly/9709vN
* RoboThespian, the Acting Robot http://ff.im/-gMNB7

* Robot-making-other-robot action http://ff.im/-gGFGK
* Robot Skin Is On The Way http://bit.ly/c6uICI
* HUMAVIPS project could lead to humanoids with social skills http://ff.im/-gAkd6
* i-SOBOT Puts Out Candles http://bit.ly/9UNWsB
* March of the Robo Chef – Mechanized Cooks Invade the Kitchen http://ff.im/-gw415
* Snackbot, the vending machine that comes to you http://bit.ly/csKkUa
* PR2 Gets Better At Plugging Itself In http://bit.ly/bCtg0N
* ROBO-ONE Humanoid Helper Project http://bit.ly/acw7mk

* Care-O-bot 3 Goes Open Source http://bit.ly/blLHcz
* Comparison shows robot-assisted option offers advantages for kidney surgery http://bit.ly/bqxzfI
* Robot film crew knows what sports fans like -New Scientist http://ff.im/-ghuyn
* Robot Soccer (Football) Getting Better, Goes Global http://ff.im/-gaoeS
* Aikon 2 robot sketches the human face http://ff.im/-g88vJ
* Robot Photo Studio From Ortery Replaces Photographers http://bit.ly/9tbV21

* Ping-Pong-Playing Terminator http://bit.ly/cL07EI
* TIROL-CHOCO Robots Look Sweet, Aren’t Edible http://bit.ly/deOoSP
* Robots To Clear the Baltic Seafloor of WW-II Mines http://bit.ly/dwci0m
* Robot’s gentle touch aids delicate cancer surgery – http://bit.ly/9IkRF
* Six-legged Robot Teaches Itself To Walk | Slashdot http://ff.im/-fKf6Z

* Are Robot Scientists the Future of Laboratory Research? http://ff.im/-fJSFr
* Robotic challenge tests metal, mettle of student builders http://ff.im/-fzfaI
* Robot Mice Solve Mazes With Blazing Speed (Video): http://bit.ly/99wZCb
* WIND Robot System may usher in the era of battle machines | DVICE http://ff.im/-fpCwd
* New robot can detect earthquakes before they happen | DVICE http://ff.im/-fpAMy
* Robonaut2, NASA’s Android Space Explorer of the Future | Popular Science http://ff.im/-fpzsM
* Video; Robots Evolve Cooperative Behaviors, Learn To Hunt And Be Hunted http://ff.im/-fiMbL
* Evolving robots navigate a maze, help each other, plot descruction of mankind http://ff.im/-fefU1

* Evolution of Adaptive Behaviour in Robots by Means of Darwinian Selection http://ff.im/-fawhC
* Social Robotics – Humanoid Robots and Social Robotics http://ff.im/-f1yG2
* Video: Free Kick Robot, Goalie Robots Surrender | BotJunkie http://ff.im/-eXOPD
* Microid Robots Meant to Act in Colony Swarms http://ff.im/-eXO5U
* Asimo stars in Living With Robots http://ff.im/-eGMiP
* Robocalypse Alert: New Transistor Mimics Synapse Functions http://ff.im/-eGpsU

* Toyota Sees Robotic Nurses in Your Lonely Final Years http://ff.im/-eBffB
* Mahru-Z South Korean Robot Maid http://ff.im/-exEcG
* Robo Cafe robot promises end to the era of waiters and tips http://ff.im/-elUQg
* Breakdancing Japanese Robot. Seriously http://bit.ly/89MtuJ
* Robot Babies Are Always A Mistake | BotJunkie http://ff.im/-edQom
* FIRST Robotics Competition 2010 Worldwide Kickoff http://ff.im/-eajdc
* Roboplane tech can deal with air-traffic control directly http://ff.im/-dRrXO
* Uh-oh–Robots Can Learn and Generalize http://ff.im/-dyU3j

* Japanese researcher unveils hummingbird robot http://ff.im/-dt354
* First female sex robot unveiled http://bit.ly/8fSgCc
* Paxshikai’s 100th i-SOBOT Video | BotJunkie http://ff.im/-dbFnn
* Robotic Suit Gets Me That Much Closer to Being a Real-Life Iron Man http://ff.im/-d6Ba2
* When robots have feelings | Peter Singer and Agata Sagan http://icio.us/rlihqc http://ff.im/-cVCit

* Hobby Robots Can Jump http://ff.im/-cVkt8
* Slam dunk for future smart robots http://ff.im/-cVeKP
* Video: Robo-Air Jet Makes Objects Float http://ff.im/-cDgUH
* Robotic Arms Avoid Collision http://ff.im/-cCPQw
* Killer robots, or helpful household gadgets? http://ff.im/-czGzJ

* Videos from the International Robot Exhibition in Japan http://ff.im/-ci8Qv
* IEEE Spectrum: Robot Manipulation Challenge: Clean Up Dining Table, Load Dishwasher http://ff.im/-c12sP
* Video: Improvising Jazzbot Jams With Humans, Really Swings | Popular Science http://ff.im/-c0DvN
* NEXTAGE robot designed to upstage human factory workers http://ff.im/-c0C9J
* Feeling the way: Robotic device can help visually impaired people http://ff.im/-bXgwI

* Toyota Partner Robots heading to the moon, offworld colonies inevitable -… http://ff.im/-bQXtH
* IEEE : For Willow Garage, Robotics Is Personal http://ff.im/-bzj0w
* IEEE Spectrum: MIT’s Shape-Shifting Robots http://ff.im/-bnIjS
* Robot negotiator ends tense Colorado siege http://ff.im/-blo8a
* ASIMO’s 9th birthday party and a bunch precursors to the capable little robot http://ff.im/-bkHL1
* Soccer-Ball-Sized Submersible Robots Will Track Ocean Currents and Disasters http://ff.im/-bkAU4
* IEEE Spectrum: Video AWE Robotic Wall Reconfigures Itself Into Workspace, Lounge http://ff.im/-b6Tos

* Video: Robots Taught Human Communication Secrets: http://ff.im/-b3w8A
* Autonomous Audi TTS Will Ascend Pike’s Peak Course at High-Speed http://ff.im/-aTN4Q
* ROPID can supposedly walk, run, jump faster than many other similarity constructed robots http://ff.im/-aDrU2

* With Robot-Performed Virtual Autopsies, Your Corpse Gets a Stunt Double [Robots] http://ff.im/-aCKVp
* Robot Bricklayer Flawlessly Builds 7000 Brick “Infinite Loop” Without Mortar [Robots] http://ff.im/-azi2Q
* Petman Walking/Balancing Robot Is Like BigDog’s “Human” Master [Robots] http://ff.im/-azi2J
* Robot Gets Swine Flu, Cries About It http://ff.im/-ahJtE
* Industrial Robots Make Giant Custom Mosaics http://ff.im/-afeg2

* Roppie The Home Service Robot Can’t Dance http://ff.im/-aaGFz
* Robotic Sperm Injection Into Egg Developed! http://ff.im/-a9APX
* Skiing Robot Races Down Slope http://ff.im/-9YB6C
* Hoya Robot can go into burning buildings http://ff.im/-9qg4D

* Robo-One Tournament shows off thought-controlled robot http://ff.im/-8QsSz
* Flexpickers Precisely Pick And Place Piles Of Processed Pancakes http://ff.im/-8H4UC
* Robot computer to mark English essays – http://bit.ly/1aTkMY
* SIL06 Robot Land Mine Detector http://ff.im/-8zKN9
* Video: Pool-Playing Robot Is Unbeatable http://bit.ly/NwsJ5
* Humanoid Robot Plays Soccer http://ff.im/-8mhJm

* Robots get smarter by asking for help http://bit.ly/dCsDl
* Video: Monkey Controls Robotic Arm with Brain Chip – http://bit.ly/2wITQa
* Video of robot that can leap over obstacles more than 7.5m (25ft) high. http://bit.ly/1O93H5
* Robots With Human Brains http://bit.ly/1QmLJo
* Bloodbot Stabs You Like A Pro – http://bit.ly/1klQV6
* iCub, the Toddler Robot (w/ Videos, Pictures) http://bit.ly/151Ywn
* Robot to be controlled by human brain cells http://ff.im/-7SGMu

* Robots! Clean Your Drives Daily: PSA’s from the Future http://bit.ly/CqXUYab-mice/
* Can Robots Replace the Natural World? http://bit.ly/10bPgZ
* I-SWARM Micro Robots – http://bit.ly/Grcqj
* Researchers Hope to Mass-Produce Robots on a Chip http://ff.im/-7jnlx
* Spider Robot Slings Webs http://ff.im/-7aZbZ
* Robotic Fish Could Patrol Waterways http://bit.ly/lt6br
* Handbot Climbs Shelves, Has Rope Launcher – http://bit.ly/Myqai
* Autonomous Robot Cleans Up the Ocean for Navy Ships – http://bit.ly/kvszo
* Robots swim with the fishes http://ff.im/-77nuA

* Robot Cats Purrrrfect for Elderly – http://bit.ly/3z7Hgk
* Handbot Climbs Shelf, Steals Book, Gets Away – http://ff.im/6V7tt
* Evolving Robots Learn To Lie To Each other – http://bit.ly/lqwE7
* Robot sex to tempt future tourists? [stuff] – http://bit.ly/ztA3z

* MT LAST round up robotic headlines http://bit.ly/d7VHJj

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* Silver tells a volatile story of Earth’s origin: Water was present during its birth >>
* Rocket-assisted pills pack a punch to the gut >>
* mashable: Top 10 Robot Videos on YouTube – >> >>
* santiycr: Totally mind-blowing: Culture >> >>
* Richard Dawkins: Has Technology Hindered Evolution? >>
* Steve Jobs Says PC Folks’ World Is Slipping Away >>
* YouTube – Feynman Take the world from another point of view (1-4) >>

* Researchers battle over bats’ ability to ‘see’ >>
* Why Steve Jobs Would Run America Better Than Obama [VIDEO] – >>
* The (Coming) Age of Medical Capability >>
* Inequality, Basic Income, the Brain >>
* Will Facebook Be Tomorrow’s Google, and Google Tomorrow’s Microsoft? >>
* Dangers of Molecular Nanotechnology, Again >>

* UCSD researchers hope to track airborne toxins with sensor-equipped cellphones >>
* Inventor Demonstrates Infinitely Variable Transmission >>
* Developer-Friendly Banks? >>
* Holy Bat Trick! Biosonar Could Give Robots Night Vision >>
* Will Facebook Be Tomorrow’s Google, and Google Tomorrow’s Microsoft? -… >>

* Sustaining Happiness: Part II (Align your company with your values) >>
* bodyLab :Researching the evolution of human body shape at UNSW – >>
* All learning begins when our comfortable ideas turn out to be inadequate.” >>
* The Languages of The Human Race are Changing in Cyberspace >>
* Complex brain networks: >>

* Recognition of monkey faces by monkey experts >>
* Tiny sensors tucked into cell phones could map airborne toxins in real time” >>
* Bloggingheads.tv – Science Saturday: The Great Singularity Debate >>
* Knowledge versus certainty in skepticism, medicine, and science >>
* Lexicalist.com – a search engine for language” >>

* Nanotube transistor will help us bond with machines – New Scientist” >>
* News for 2010-05-15 >>
* Big Pharma tries to think like a biotech while reengineering R&D >>
* Evolution didn’t teach us how to read By Mark Changizi | Telegraph Blogs” >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 15 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 15 May Feb 2010

* Nanorobot Assembly Line Built! >>
* Behold The First Nanobot Assembly Line In Action – Nanotechnology” >>
* Mike Treder Slow Road to the Future >>
* Artificial brains are imminent…not! >>

* zygbot: Lecture 1 | Introduction to Robotics | Combat Robot Machine >> >>
* Proof-of-Concept CarShark Software Hacks Car Computers, Shutting Down Brakes, Engines….>>
* Belly fat or hip fat — it really is all in your genes, researcher says >>
* Kolelinia, an urban transport design fiction >>
* Aging NASA Labs Need $2 Billion Makeover >>
* Augmented Reality: LookTel, image recognition and urban navigation for the blind >>
* Amazing Time-Lapse Video of CO2 Effect on Plant Growth >>
* Spiders, Apparently Concerned About Nutrition, Eat Ants From the Head Down >>
* NCBI ROFL: Will your love last? This mathematical model may hold the answer… >>

* John Horgan Attacks the “Artificial Brain” Projects >>
* My Talk at Lift10 : Wired for Tomorrow >>
* Black Holes Should Generate Ring of Light, Say Astronomers >>
* Shall We Call It “Curated Computing?” >>
* Optical Transistor Is a Step Toward the Quantum Internet >>
* Broadband makes women happy >>
* Disintermediation: The Disruption to Come for Education 2.0 >>
* Clever Job Hunter Used Google Search Results to Target Potential Employers >>

* First of the last Space Shuttle launches >>
* New laser technology brings perfect focus to medical advance >>
* Is the Internet the Secret to Happiness? >>
* The Future of Medical Operations: The Nano Spider (PICS) >>
* The second debt storm hits nations – MarketWatch >>
* The TV that watches you fall asleep >>
* Unstable chromosome regions are the origin of yeast’s brewing capacity >>
* Quantum dynamics of matter waves reveal exotic multibody collisions >>

* Bonding hormone helps men recognise emotions >>
* Physics of gene transcription unveiled >>
* Jury Reaches Decision in Brain-Scan Test Case >>
* Globular Clusters: A minor mystery? [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Infographic: How high will Virgin Galactic really go? >>

* Mouse Study Shows Immune Systems Genetically Compromised by Spaceflight >>
* Hydrogen-powered airliner of 2050 takes off vertically >>
* Toyota creates robot that can play the violin >>
* We Need More Science Fiction About Super Bugs — And How To Kill Them [Super Bugs] >>
* mashable: In case you missed it: “Why Apple’s Era of Secrecy is Over” >>
* cascio Video of my talk at Lift10 now available: >> >>
* pills to live healthily beyond 100 within TWO YEARS,” >>
* 2010 H+ Summit @ Harvard | H+ Summit 2010: Topics >>

* A brief history of writing  (Photo: Babylonian legal tablet from Alalakh in… >>
* How Might Our Great-Great-Grandchildren Think (and Will They Still Be Human?) >>
* Who Needs Aircars When the Future Looks Like This? >>
* Life’s Adaptations Among the Stars >>
* China Will Triple Its Subway Systems by 2015 >>
* Stem Cell Progress Fixing Deafness, Tooth Regeneration, Bone Marrow Therapy Heart Injury >>
* Why science fiction matters for people who don’t read science fiction” >>
* Wimax and 4G Projected to Reach 1.6 Billion Users by the End of 2012 >>

* Built for sin – Physical attributes and the chance of ending up becoming a criminal >>
* Is anti-ageing worth it? (Practical Ethics)” >>
* It’s not about how smart you are :Carol Dweck’s Attitude…” >>
* Iguaçu Starry Night >>
* Longevity pill in the near future?” >>
* What does “sustainable agriculture” truly mean—and what should it look like? >>

* major difference between kids and adults: kids say when I grow up, adults say if.” >>
* The Mathematical Universe [arXiv] >> >>
* First Person Experience of Body Transfer in Virtual Reality >>
* Nanotube transistor will help us bond with machines >>
* 2010-05-14 Spike activity >>
* Examining Individual Tumor Cells >>

* Venus orbiter to fly close to super-rotating wind >>
* 8.6 Billion Miles from Earth: The End of Voyager 2 Mission? >>
* Building organs using ‘biological Legos’ >>
* Maiden voyage for first true space sail >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-14 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 14 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 14 May Feb 2010

* Gary Marcus SingSummit09: The Fallibility and Improvability of the Human Mind >>
* The Story Of Everything Into The Universe with Stephen Hawking epic >>
* Video: Ted Talk – Math class needs a makeover >>
* How Much Online Video Is HTML5-Ready? [STATS] – >> >>
* Ancient DNA set to rewrite human history” >>
* Paradigm Shifts – What of our today’s understanding will appear in historical appendixs” >>
* Modern cars vulnerable to malicious hacks >>
* The Proof Is in the Proteins: Test Supports Universal Common Ancestor for All Life >>

* Robot Blimps Could Soar on Other Worlds >>
* The Sun’s Unchanging Size Baffles Scientists >>
* Why is breast milk best? It’s all in the genes >>
* Samarai UAV Gets Shrinkage >>
* Cool. Asteroids game in HTML 5. Also some great HTML 5 education here. >>
* More People Using ‘Ninja’ As Their Job Title On LinkedIn >>
* If You Want To Be A Better Boss, You Should Act More Like A Teacher >>
* 26 Captivating Landscape & Nature Photography Wallpapers >>
* Scientists Create Neutrinos On Earth >>

* YouTube to allow ‘private’ videos – Telegraph >>
* All Species Evolved From Single Cell, Study Finds >>
* China scientists find use for cigarette butts >>
* Europe’s Newest Risk: Inflation >>
* The Dark Magic of Structured Finance >>
* Text 2.0 Will Blow Your Mind >>
* Every Tree is a Quantum Mechanic >>

* On moral YouTube*: Is the Internet our new teacher, parent, and pastor? >>
* N-trig demos advanced N-act multitouch gestures, coming to tablets later this year >>
* Human brains excel at detecting cheaters >>
* Researchers Build Evolving Brain Computer? >>
* Fujitsu’s curved plasma displays make Roman columns look a little dated >>
* Cheap Cancer Drug Finally Tested In Humans >>
* Video: Strapping in With the Crew of the Shuttle for Launch Training >>

* #MIT marshals #Casimir force to combat #MEMS friction >>
* Cellphones Now Used More for Data Than for Calls >>
* Virtual humans appear to influence ethical decisions in gender-specific ways >>
* Aiming to cure deafness, Stanford scientists first to create functional inner-ear cells >>
* The Genetics of High-Altitude Living >>
* Virtual reality illusions: the medical and scientific benefits (w/ Video) >>
* The Scent That Makes Mice Run Scared >>

* Everything We Knew About Human Vision is Wrong. Mark Changizi Tells Us Why >>
* Stem Cells Injected into Heart, Visually Tracked For 12 Months >>
* Kolelinio: Public Transit That Flies >>
* Pentagon Virus Detector Knows You’re Sick Before You Do >>
* Inhalable Local Anesthesia Could Replace Painful Needles at the Dentist >>
* New Method Entangles 5 Photons For First Time, and That’s Just the Start >>
* Neil Armstrong and co. call Obama’s Mars plan ‘a mission to nowhere’ >>

* mashable: Skype Group Video Calling Now Available for PCs >> >>
* Why does the Moon look so huge on the horizon? >>
* Beyond the Human Race — and “Human-Racism” -…” >>
* Scientists Announce Advanced DNA Robots – WSJ.com” >>
* Vast Clouds of Life’s Building-Blocks Discovered in Orion Nebula” >>
* New system finds sections of programs where accuracy can be traded for speed.” >>

* Text 2.0 Will Blow Your Mind ” >>
* Life is One, universal common ancestry supported” >>
* Harmonious minds: The hunt for universal music >>
* The Magnificent Horsehead Nebula >>
* A Drifting Up by Reza Ali This is an audio-reactive algorithmic… >>

* Gravitational Waves – Einstein’s Messengers >>
* The Mind’s Eye coming in October 2010! >>
* Robot Climbs Tubes at 20 Body Lengths Per Second,Payload of 5 times Its Weight >>
* Junk EEG? Decoding hidden patterns in brain waves >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-13 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 13 May Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 13 May Feb 2010

* Life on Earth Arose Just Once | Wired >>
* zygbot: Molecular Robots On the Rise >> >>
* Building organs block by block with ‘biological legos’ >>
* Should We Fear Contact With Aliens? >>
* A word is worth 884 pictures >>
* 100 Intro Open Courses on Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Learn >>
* 1 in 4 households with cell phone, no landline >>
* Google Is Lost In “Social” (GOOG) >>
* Pentagon Seeks to Repair Brains with Optogenetic Implants >>

* DNA binding research proposal >>
* Dr. Brian Wowk: Suspended Animation by Vitrification >>
* How big does the world appear to an insect? >>
* 50-year-old laser is only just getting started, physicists say >>
* BBC News – Internet approaches addressing limit >>
* New fart-absorbing linens will save your marriage >>
* Scientists Trick Mice’s Fat Into Burning Calories; Weight Drops 20% >>
* Futuristic Oceanic Pavilion Unveiled for 2012 Yeosu Expo >>

* Technology makes women happy, says report >>
* Portal now totally free on Steam >>
* What would technology do best for learning? >>
* Hollywood Gets Injunction To Disconnect The Pirate Bay >>
* More signs point to quantum entanglement in biology >>
* Best Visual Illusion Of 2010 Defies Gravity >>
* True Age of Dying Stars Revealed by New Model (SPACE.com) >>

* Weird wonders lived past the Cambrian >>
* Simple Robot Climbs Through Tubes (w/ Video) >>
* NIST releases successor to venerable handbook of math functions >>
* Weird Clouds Look Even Better From Space >>
* DNA ‘spiderbot’ is on the prowl >>
* Newest Gates Foundation Grants Include Sweat-Activated Vaccines, Laser-Guided Parasite Killers >>

* World’s first 3D HDTV cameras for portable devices coming soon >>
* Boeing rolls out remote-controlled stealth jet of the future >>
* Perhaps You’ll Visit Space In Your Lifetime, After All [Space] >>
* North Korea Claims to Achieve Unprecedented Nuclear Fusion Success | Popular Science >>
* While Hiding Behind the Sun, Jupiter Loses One of its Belts >>
* Bioelectric Nanotube Transistor Could Bring Biology and Machines Closer Together >>
* AquaVista Aquarium Is the Other Way To Put 3D Fish On Your Wall [Aquariums] >>

* Scobleizer: Blog: Are YOU from “the future?” >>
* ebayinkblog: Twitter has 105,779,710 users. 300K new users per day. 600 million search queries per day. 175… >>
* amishare: What is the internet’s mode of consciousness? by Michel Bauwens >>
* As iPad soars to success, other companies ready to test tablet waters >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-05-12 >>
* HARK! Sound Separation Software for Telepresence Robots (Video) >>

* LeanBlog: Surgical Robots are Great, Unless You’re Not Trained to Use Them? >>
* The Rise of Social Data Mining (as a Business Model)” >>
* Bleeding edge” sounds so cool until you’re there. >>
* back to the Red Sea coral garden” [pic] >>
* First Mathematical Model of Cow Behavior” >>
* Enter the nano-spiders – independent walking robots made of DNA” >>
* Israel’s Value to Transhumanism >>
* The Day that Google Died >>

* Music score notation in the browser >>
* Iron Man 2’s Secret Sauce: 3-D Printing >>
* DNA nanobots can start, move, turn and stop while Following a DNA Track >>
* Magnetically Induced Hallucinations Explain Ball Lightning, Say Physicists >>
* HP App Lets You Pin Any Webpage to a Location >>
* Google Translate Now Teaches You How To Speak Like A Robot In 34 Languages >>
* Stephen Wolfram is Computing a Theory of Everything (video) >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 12 May Feb 2010 >>

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