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Tristans Daily Link Review; 31 August 2010

* First Ever Real-Time MRI Video Captures Images of Body’s Interior in Just 20 Milliseconds >>
* Your smartphone suddenly gets wikpedia from 50 years in the future but only for 1 hour…>>
* Heavy Drinkers Outlive Nondrinkers, Study Finds >>

* iPhone set to replace the stethoscope >>

* Is genetically altered fish OK? U.S. to decide >>
* Jeremy Rifkin “the empathic civilization” | TED >>
* There’s a hole in my spacetime! Or a string, or a wall… >>

* Oxford English Dictionary ‘will not be printed again’ >>
* Quantum Hackers Use Lasers to Crack Commercial Quantum Encryption Without Trace >>
* A layer of bubbles protects the flesh from liquid nitrogen >>

* Bringing Cell-Phone Location-Sensing Indoors >>
* SU Ends 2nd Yr With Dozen More Ways to Help a Billion People >>
* Email overload? Try Priority Inbox >>

* Who Should Exist? >>
* AutoCAD Returns to Mac, Debuts on iPad >>

* @BillGates: All Techonomy conference videos now posted >>

* Eye Scanner Security Tech Is Ready for a Public Debut >>
* New iPod Touch Could Include 3G Access, Boosting End-Run Around Phone Companies >>
* Do Links Really Rot Our Brains? A Second Look >>
* Did the apple survive the catastrophe that did in the dinosaurs? >>

* Discovery could challenge established theory of the nucleus >>
* Slavoj Žižek: Wake up and smell the apocalypse >>
* US Air Force Plans 2010-2030 Hypersonic systems, UAVs and lasers >>
* Trapped Chilean Miners Get PSPs >>

* Lego NXT Becomes Latest to Use the Robot Operating System >>
* Trees Are No Protection From Snakebots >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-08-30 >>

* Geneticists discover apple code >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 30 August 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 30 August 2010

* Marc Raibert On The Future Of BigDog >>
* Brain-Mobile Interfaces: Exploratory Research into Networked NeuroPhone… >>
* Welcome to 1850: The Risk of EMP Attack >>

* Research Experiment Disrupts Internet: An experiment run by Duke University >>
* So is the universe made of tiny springs, or isn’t it? >>
* Owning the Weather >>
* Tactile texting >>

* First genetic link to common migraine exposed >>
* A Protein Killer Could Treat All Cancers, and Possibly All Illnesses >>
* Chest pains pill could save thousands >>

* Andrew Wiles and Fermat’s Last Theorem >>
* Sound waves could someday cool down your refrigerator >>
* Massive solar storm to hit Earth in 2012 with ‘force of 100m bombs’ >>

* Apparently Two Huge Meteors, Not One, Killed All The Dinosaurs >>
* The mind’s eye: How the brain sorts out what you see >>
* Textron and Carter Aviation or Lockheed Martin Might Build DARPAs Flying Hummer >>

* Researchers developing skeletal scans to recognize terrorists >>
* Wheat and apple DNA sequenced, providing clues that may help eliminate famine >>
* Could self-aware cities be the first forms of artificial intelligence? >>

* Ultimate extreme sports holiday: Face to face with a deadly saltwater crocodile >>
* After Robotic Surgery Comes Robotic Anesthesiology >>
* Cute Video of Nao Registering Itself at RoboCup >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-08-29 >>
* Wildcat2030 Daily >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 August 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 August 2010

* Full-Body Scanners Deployed In Street-Roving Vans >>
* Wii Balance Board-controlled robot a hit with toddlers >>
* 30 Awesome College Labs >>

* The best introduction to DNA nanotechnology >>
* How One Man Accidentally Invented Electronics in 1906 >>

* Silicon Valley’s Dark Secret: It’s All About Age >>
* Will Your Next Doctor Be a Robot? >>
* The Concept of Laws. The special status of the laws of mathematics and physics.. >>

* Real invisibility threads would be fit for an emperor >>
* To the mainstream, transhumanism is still really weird >>

* DIYbio on the News Hour >>
* Great presentation from the food team project: agropolisfarm.com >>

* How Information Is Coded in the Brain: New Theory About Signal Propagation >>

* Rubber hand illusion >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-08-28 >>

* Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 August 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 August 2010

* Flying Robotic Hands >>
* How a caste system reshapes the bodies of ants >>
* Dan Cobley: What physics taught me about marketing | TED >>

* Do Different Languages Equal Different Realities? >>
* Tour of NASA’s wind tunnels >>

* How much stuff is in the Universe? [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Tobacco leaves emit warning chemicals to summon predators with caterpillar spit >>

* Researcher finds revolutionary way to treat eye cancer >>
* The Technologies That Will Save the Trapped Chilean Miners >>
* Happy 165th birthday to @sciam, celebrating w/ their original logo & 1st issue: >>

* Nanoresonators Create Ultra-High-Res Displays >>
* Pentagon Chooses Two Companies to Build Flying Humvee >>
* If You’re a Future Time Traveler Stuck in 2010, Here’s the NYC Loft For You >>

* Surgical robot could be used for long-distance regional anesthesia >>
* New fuel cell could power your gadgets with energy from calories >>
* Major moral decisions use general-purpose brain circuits to manage uncertainty >>
* Ants use multiple antibiotics to protect their colonies >>

* ..You’re not truly “self-sufficient” or “sustainable” until you can survive in a small group… >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-08-27 >>
* Wildcat2030 Daily >>

* Does Your Language Shape How You Think? >>
* Japan’s Augmented Reality Teleconference Room (video) >>
* You Are What You Think >> >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 August 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 August 2010

* How To Index and Search a Video By Emotion >>
* Astounding Video Shows 30 Years of Asteroid Discoveries >>

* Cyborg Fly Pilots Robot Through Obstacle Course >>
* ROBOT KILL-CHOPPER GOES ROGUE above Washington DC! >>

* First Ant Genomes Promise Insight into Epigenetics and Longevity >>
* Genetic code of wheat mapped out >>
* Physical effects of evolution measured at molecular scale >>
* New antibiotics developed from frog skin >>

* What if everyone jumped? [Dot Physics] >>
* Clearing the Confusion on Neptune’s Orbit >>
* Synchronised planets could help weigh alien Earths >>
* Generating electricity from water in the air >>

* Did Humans Make Tools, or Did Tools Make Humans? >>
* Personalized Life Extension Conference, October 9-10 >>
* Nerve cell production linked to memory in humans >>
* How the brain shifts between sleep/awake states under anesthesia >> >>

* 4 Futuristic Technologies From Japan’s NTT >>
* Touchless Gesture User Interface to be demo’d IFA >>
* Tracking the signal of emerging technologies >>

* Fractal World Gallery : >>
* Infinite doppelgängers may explain quantum probabilities >>
* Earthrise, Then and Now >>

* Ready for 2020? Advice for every career stage >>
* Looking for a Job on Social Networking Sites >>
* No Copyright Law: The Real Reason for Germany’s Industrial Expansion? >>

* Will iRobot Produce the Healthcare Robot of the Future? (video) >>
* Shape-shifting robot plane offers safer alternative for maritime rescue >>
* Scanning Electron Microscope >>

* Are We Too Plugged In? Distracted vs. Enhanced Minds >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-08-26 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 August 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 August 2010

* Artificial corneas restore sight for the first time >>
* Nike’s Got Back to the Future II Sneaker Patents [Power Laces] >>
* Verizon and Cisco want us to have holographic TV in 10 years >>

* Record-Setting Freefall Attempt Will be Webcast >>
* NIF featured on BBC “Horizon” >>
* Freeze or run? Not that simple: Scientists discover neural switch that controls fear >>
* First super-massive black holes were born ‘soon’ after Big Bang (w/ Video) >>

* Scientists develop the first atomic view of key genetic processes (w/ Video) >>
* What is the Speed of Gravity? [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Slashdot | Should Developers Have Access To Production? >>
* Ask a Physicist: What ever happened to magnetic monopoles? [Ask A Physicist] >>

* Google Talk | The Origin of the Universe and the Arrow of Time >>
* Japan develops ‘touchable’ 3D TV technology >>
* Dry water could be the next storage medium for dangerous chemicals >>

* Sell the problem >>
* The Paradox of Time: Why It Can’t Stop, But Must (preview) >>
* 307-mph electric car breaks the battery powered land speed record >>

* Call phones from Gmail >>
* Liver cells created from patients’ skin cells >>
* Wildcat2030 Daily >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-08-25 >>
* Google Tests Streaming, As-You-Type Search Results >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 August 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 August 2010

* Quantum Entanglement Can Be A Measure Of Free Will, Say Physicists >>
* The “Intelligent Toilet” >>
* One Big Family: Exoplanet System Hosts at Least 5, and Possibly 7, New Worlds >>

* Robots learning from experience (w/ Video) >>
* Geoengineering won’t curb sea-level rise >>
* Antimatter detector to catch last shuttle to space (AP) >>

* Raytheon’s ‘pain ray’ to be installed in LA County jail >>
* Four-Legged Biosensors Sniff Out Bird Flu >>
* Spinning stars act like cosmic GPS >>

* System uses electrical trickery on the brain to induce realistic spaceflight effects >>
* Are Boom-and-Bust Cycles Hardwired in Human DNA? >>
* Painkilling system in brain: Too much of a good thing? >>

* Adolf Hitler is likely to have had Jewish and African roots, DNA tests have shown. >>
* Digital Devices Deprive Brain of Needed Downtime >>
* Sal Khan: Bill Gates’ favorite teacher >>

* Season 2 of Sci Fi Science Debuts on September 1st on The Science Channel! >>
* Government to appeal stem-cell ruling >>
* Virus-Built Wearable Batteries Could Power Military >>

* Genetically engineered frog-insect nose can control robots >>
* Sorry, The iPhone Isn’t Revolutionizing Medicine – Yet >>
* Apple In Talks With News Corp, CBS, And Disney For 99-Cent TV Show Rentals >>

* Can Exercise Make You Feel More Full? >>
* Eating berries may activate the brain’s natural housekeeper for healthy aging >>
* How Much Is Left? The Limits of Earth’s Resources, Made Interactive >>

* Seeing Sounds – The voice System Rewires the Brain’s Audio into Visual >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-08-24 >>
* Wildcat2030 Daily >>

* Canon proudly intros 120 megapixel CMOS sensor >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 August 2010 >>

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