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Tristans Daily Link Review; 30 June Feb 2010

* RoboCup Soccer 2010 finals show impressive realism >>
* iCub learns to catch a ball >>
* Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world | Video on TED.com >>
* Sensor Reads Whole Room’s Electrical Field to Detect Movement or Heart Attacks Within >>

* Finding the Origin of Milky Way’s Ancient Stars >>
* Embryonic cell and adult pig islet transplants cure diabetes in rats >>
* Ovarian transplantation restores fertility to old mice and also lengthens their lives >>
* Impulsive, weak-willed or just too much dopamine? >>
* Brain’s energy restored during sleep, suggests animal study >>
* NASA Introducing “Moonbase Alpha”, a 3-D Game Set on the Moon >>

* Scientists report first monolithic terahertz solid-state transceiver >>
* Lizard reveals cancer secrets >>
* Scaling To a Million Cores and Beyond >>
* Brain Energy Molecule Surges During Sleep >>

* Ovary transplants could extend life >>
* Developing a Once-a-Month Male Birth Control Pill? >>
* Awesome: Nano gel could mean No More Fillings – Bring it on!” >>
* PCs that Work While They Sleep >>
* Cleopatra died of drug cocktail not snake bite >>
* Genetic Code 2.0 – Novel artificial proteins for industry and science >>

* How do you measure the speed of an adiabatic quantum computer? >>
* Galactic archaeologists find origin of Milky Way’s ancient stars >>
* Cancer Cells Detected Using $400 Digital Camera >>
* Firefox 4 Pre-Beta Candidate Brings Tabs and Top and Other Changes to the Fox >>

* Obama Announces Space Policy: Down With Space Debris, Up With International Coop >>
* Scientists make disease and IQ link >>
* How Did Life Begin on Earth? >>
* Genetic inspiration could show the way to revolutionise IT >>
* Microsoft hints at touchless Surface combining camera and transparent OLED >>

* Introducing conscious computing -a new era of post productivity computing-…” >>
* Science historian cracks the Plato code …” >>
* Genetic Code 2.0 >>
* Flying Car gets approval for Production. >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-06-29 >>
* China More DNA-sequencing capacity inside 1 building than whole of the U.S. >>
* Swarm robotics: Hop, jump and stick (w/ Video) >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 June Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 June Feb 2010

* PR2 Pushes Cart, Cleans Up After You >>
* Pacemaker for your brain: Brain-to-computer chip revolutionizes neurological therapy >>
* Programmable Matter Takes Shape with Self-Folding Origami Sheets >>
* What Makes Us Human? StudiesChimp and Human DNA May Tell Us (15M Differences) >>
* Tooth Regeneration Gel Could Replace Painful Fillings >>

* Women freeze eggs to wait for ‘Mr Right’ >>
* Genome Sequencing for the Rest of Us: Scientific American >>
* Leaked Presentation Reveals Microsoft’s Plans For Windows 8 >>
* Drone alone: how airliners may lose their pilots >>

* Updated List of Links for Free Online Lectures and Learning >>
* 5,000 Years in 90 Seconds >>
* How Archimedes Burned Those Roman Ships: Mirror or Steam Cannon? >>
* Augmented Reality: Layar Floaticons >>

* Accelerating Future » Overpopulation? Not a problem! >>
* 7 lines of code, 3 minutes: Implement a programming language >>
* China pushing the envelope on science, and sometimes ethics >>
* Finally: all nanotech degree programs listed on one site >>

* Women are five per cent more successful at identifying faces than men, study >>
* Copy-and-paste DNA more common than previously thought >>
* Virus ‘explorers’ probe inner workings of the brain >>
* 18th-century London as never seen before >>
* Science Historian Deciphers Plato’s Code >>

* iPhone 4 parts cost Apple $187.51 >>
* NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory Replacement Mission to Launch in 2013 >>
* Ten of the greatest: 30-second theories >>

* Supersonic Green Machine >>
* iPhone 4 parts cost Apple $187.51 >> >>
* An Exceptionally Simple Theory of Everything >>
* Technology Innovator’s Mobile Move >>
* Carbon nanotubes form ultrasensitive biosensor to detect proteins >>
* Memories are made of this: New study uncovers key to how we learn and remember >>
* The Challenge of Molecular Communication >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 June Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 June Feb 2010

* Using a DNA test to pick an antidepressant >>
* Binural Sound That Makes You Sleep Within 10 Minutes | RealityPod >>
* Building a Substitute Pancreas for Diabetics >>
* Exploding gas bubbles could destroy cancer >>
* Earth seen from the Moon 06/12/2010, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter >>

* Menopause test could close baby gap >>
* Tick-tock biological clock >>
* Technology Review: Can AIDS Be Cured? >>
* Amazing Video of Oscar, the Cat With Prosthetic Legs >>
* An Internet 100 times as fast >>

* Why We Dream – Solving Problems While We Sleep >>
* An AI Physician On Every Smartphone? (VIDEO) >>
* Schrödinger’s kit: Tools that are in two places at once >>
* Scientists invent first male contraceptive pill >>
* Neutrino Data Could Spell Trouble For Relativity >>

* Quantum Entanglement Holds DNA Together, Say Physicists >>
* MIT Helps the World Get An Eye Exam Using Mobile Phones >>
* A proposal for artificial intelligence >>
* An Attempt to Generalize AI – Part 14: Mind Control Speculation >>
* Public Sees Future Full of Promise and Peril: Overview >>

* LHC smashes beam collision record >>
* Carbon nanotubes form ultrasensitive biosensor to detect proteins >>
* Physicists explain why superconductors fail to produce super currents >>
* Understanding rather than Reasoning >>
* Language Helps People Solve Spatial Problems: Study” >>

* Augmented Computing >>
* Riding a bike couldn’t be … more complicated >>
* Bee sting venom could provide treatment for arthritis >>
* Wildcat: Aesthetic Management As The Future Of Joy or a Foray in InfoBeauty >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-06-27 >>
* Singularity University Releases Inspirational Must Watch Video >>

* Jupiter’s moon smells like giant rotten eggs >>
* White House Unveils Plans For Trusted Identities In Cyberspace >>
* FBI Failed To Break Encryption of Hard Drives >>
* Kahn Academy Delivers 100,000 Lectures Daily >>
* In the short term by breaking down barriers to information flow …” >>
* Plants demonstrate complex ability to integrate information” >>
* Liquavista displays out in the sun – look good” >>
* The End of Education >>

* Only the Brain is Worried about Getting Fat >>
* Could Quantum Weirdness Allow ET Technology to Go Unobserved? >>
* The Mystery of the Human Hobbit >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 June Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 June Feb 2010

* British Amputee Cat First to Get Bone-Grafted Exoprosthetic Paws >>
* Scientists grow new lungs from stem cells >>
* Researchers develop living, breathing human lung-on-a-chip >>

* 24-week fetuses cannot feel pain >>
* Perennial Grains Set to Transform Farming … >>
* Frozen antiprotons bring antimatter within reach >>
* A Quantum Memory Storage Prototype >>
* Spime Watch: Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP >>

* Building the World’s Largest Telescope, a Mile Under Antarctic Ice >>
* Robo-Baywatch: Autonomously Patrolling Robot Lifeguard Swims at 28 MPH >>
* Study: How What You Touch Influences What You Think >>

* More Human Genetic Variation Found Than Expected >> >>
* Social Networking Affects Brains Like Falling in Love >> >>
* ANU News » World first for quantum memory storage >>
* Manmade Lungs for Rats and Lung on a Chip >>
* The Starry Night of Alamut >>

* Myon – The Child-Like Learning Robot with a Modular Body >>
* Viscosity at the nanoscale: 50-year-old intriguing puzzle solved >>
* Lizard-like robot can ‘swim’ through sand – New Scientist >>
* Voice-Enabled ID Chips >>

* Fear must be conquered, not banished >>
* The Large Cryogenic Gravitational-wave Telescope >>
* Nuclear Bombs Could Save Earth from Asteroids >>
* Obama’s Quiet Revolution >>
* Obama Making BP Pay Is Good Government >>
* Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us by Ralph Nader >>

* Biggest thing in farming for 10,000 years on horizon’ >>
* Wisdom ‘is the brain slowing down in old age’ >>
* Consumer digital camera used for cancer detection >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 June Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 June Feb 2010

* Lungs rebuilt in lab and transplanted into rats >>
* Yawning is a sign of sexual attraction, scientists claim >>
* Researchers create self-assembling nanodevices that move and change shape on demand >>
* World’s First Solar-Propelled Blimp To Cross English Channel >>
* Coldest Known Failed Stars Found >>
* Who Will Win the Google Lunar X PRIZE? >>
* Einstein for the Masses >>
* Movable micromotor brain implants >>

* The Human Genome at Ten >>
* The Amazing Physics of Spinning Graphene >>
* Sex for 10 minutes is just about perfect, say researchers >>
* Oceans on Venus Might Have Been Habitable >>
* Water Was Widespread Across Early Mars, But No Oceans >>
* SanDisk WORM SD Card Can Store Data For 100 Years >>

* Brain origins of ‘blindsight’ revealed – New Scientist >>
* Smarter Than You Think – Computers Make Strides in Recognizing Speech >>
* 36,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 number of microbes in the ocean >>
* You needn’t be a queen bee to give birth to one >>
* Genome at 10: The hunt for the ‘dark matter’ >>
* Scientists create 3-D models of whole mouse organs >>

* Convincing a Young Scientist that Dark Matter Exists >>
* System that controls sleep may be same for most mammals >>
* Smarter Than You Think: Computers Make Strides in Recognizing Speech >>
* Rendering for an Interactive 360º Light Field Display >>
* New Form of Gene Regulation Hints at Hidden Dimension of DNA >>
* TED@Cannes: The report >>
* Why “Why Transhumanism Won’t Work” Won’t Work >>

* 12 Events That Will Change Everything, Made Interactive: Scientific American >>
* Impact of information technology on workers’ prosperity” >>
* Breakthrough: The first functional, vat-grown lungs >>
* News for 2010-06-24 >>
* An infrared invisibility cloak composed of glass >>

* DARPA Funds Revolutionary Advances for 1000 Times Better Computers of All Sizes By 2018 >>
* Blinded eyes restored to sight by stem cells >>
* Beyond the petaflop: DARPA wants quintillion-speed computers >>
* Neuroscientists predict students’ behavior better than their self reports >>
* Laser Phosphor Display (LPD) television – it’s all done with mirrors >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 June Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 June Feb 2010

* Quantum computer a stage closer with silicon breakthrough >>
* ViSi Mobile Wireless Vitals Monitoring System >>
* Holonomic brain theory >>
* YouTube – Your Genome and the Future of Medicine: Tailored to Fit You (Part 1/4) >>
* Harvard Debuts Self-assembling Biological Nanodevices >>
* YouTube – Why Common Design Common Designer = FAIL >> >>

* More Singularity Curmudgeonry from John Horgan >>
* Doctor Who’s ‘Crack in the Universe’ is Real? >>
* Gusts of space weather could be visible in x rays >>
* Cancer Therapy Goes Viral: Progress Is Made Tackling Tumors with Viruses >>
* Difference Wisdom >>

* Astronomers Solve The Mystery of Hanny’s Voorwerp >>
* In a first, astronomers detect strong winds on an exoplanet >>
* A mathematician watches tennis II >>
* Wanna build a quantum computer? Try silicon wafers >>
* Brain origins of ‘blindsight’ revealed >>

* Faulty internal clock linked to diabetes >>
* Language of RNA decoded: Study reveals new function for pseudogenes and noncoding RNAs >>
* Smart computer learns from video >>
* Brave brains: Neural mechanisms of courage >>
* Now scientists read your mind better than you can >>

* Stem-cell corneas last up to a decade: study (Reuters) >>
* Fishy Gene Hints at How Limbs Evolved From Fins >>
* IEEE Releases 802.3ba Standard >>
* New method of peptide synthesis makes it easier to create drugs based on natural compounds >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-06-23 >>
* New Flickr Is Bigger, Wider and Uncut >>
* World’s fastest scanner captures a 200-page book in 60 seconds >>
* Judge Sides With Google in Viacom Suit Over Videos – NYTimes.com >>
* Canon patent application takes in-camera HDR to the pixel level >>

* Ed Moses, Clean Fusion Power This Decade >>
* Technical Details of Kevin Costner’s Ocean Therapy Solution Centrifuges for Oil Spill Mitigation >>
* A cellphone could provide quick eye tests throughout the developing world.” >>
* Amazon.com: Theory of Applied Robotics: Kinematics, Dynamics, and… >>
* Semantic startup Primal builds Pages around your thoughts >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 23 June Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 23 June Feb 2010

* Speedy star points to more massive Milky Way >>
* Coffee may protect against cancer >>
* Paro the Robo-Seal Aims to Comfort Elderly, but Is It Ethical?- It’s Not a Stuffed Animal, It’s a $6,000 Medical… >>
* For-Profit, Illegal Movie Download Sites Threaten MPAA >>
* New technique can sense movement of single molecules over hours >>
* Growing brain is particularly flexible: How the brain changes during growth >>

* The music of the Sun >>
* Bill Gates very full life after Microsoft >>
* BBC News – Neutrino ‘ghost particle’ sized up by astronomers >>
* Nick Bostrom on the Fermi Paradox >>
* Americans largely optimistic about the future, according to poll >>

* Computer Program That Detects Depression in Bloggers’ Texts! >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-06-22 >>
* Baby’s Bacteria Related to Birth Method >>
* Chemical element 114: One of heaviest elements created >>
* Pelican fossil poses evolutionary puzzle >>

* Brain structure corresponds to personality >>
* Chicks count from left to right – just like us >>
* Sound of ‘God particle’ simulated >>
* Google Translates Call Us For Free” To “Skype” In Italian >>
* Lucy’s New Relative, “Big Man,” May Push Back the Origin of Walking >>
* Tilera to stuff 200 cores onto single chip >>

* Neural Network Simulator Models Blood Platelet Response During Heart Attack >>
* Scientists Crack Chemical Code that Controls Bacterial Swarms >>
* If I would’ve asked people what they wanted, they would’ve said ‘faster horses’ – Henry Ford
* Does the world need another programming language? >>
* Watching Individual Atoms Make a Phase Transition >>
* ECG Signals Derived from Maxwell’s Equations” >>

* Past, Present and Future >>
* Limits We Should Not Cross’: Germany Takes Stand against Patents on Plants and Animals >>
* Moore’s Outlaws >>
* The Cheap Generic Drug That Could Save 100,000 Lives A Year World Wide >>
* Can Earth Survive? >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 22 June Feb 2010 >>

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