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Tristans Daily Link Review; 31 October 2010

October 31, 2010 Leave a comment

* 3.091 Introduction to Solid State Chemistry – >>
* Three-dimensional maps of brain wiring >>
* Cheap Metal-Insulator-Metal (MiM) Diode Created >>

* Phosphorus the ‘missing link’ in evolution of animals? >>
* Advance could change modern electronics >>
* Facebook socializing peaks at 3 p.m. EST, study finds >>

* Exclusive Excerpt: The Science of Battlestar Galactica >>
* Astronomy Without A Telescope – Warp Drive On Paper >>
* This Magazine: Technology, ethics, and the real meaning of the “Rapture of the Nerds”… >>

* Honda’s Asimo robot is 10 years old >>
* Miniature livers ‘grown in lab’ >>
* Brain-imaging and neurorealism: what does it mean to “feel something” in your brain? >>

* How telephone directories transformed America. >>
* Mitigating Asteroid Threats Will Take Global Action >>
* DNA barcoding aims to protect species, food >>

* Blue light taps directly into your emotions >>
* Laser motive powers a helicopter with a laser for over 12 hours >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-10-30 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 30 October 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 30 October 2010

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* How about a graphite ring for getting engaged? >>
* In a Policy Reversal, U.S. Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible for Patenting >>
* First Human Liver Grown in Lab >>
* TEDMED 2010 – Day 4 – Ozzie Osbourne, Greg Lucier, and AJ Jacobs >>

* Happiness is ‘Biologically Wired: >>
* Robot, object, action! >>
* Newly discovered gene enables fish to ‘disappear’ >>
* Researchers ‘watch’ formation of cells’ protein factories for first time >>

* Objects May Point to Life’s Building Blocks >>
* Intel, Samsung, Toshiba form consortium aiming for 10nm chips by 2016 >>
* Facebook Adds Friend Stalker Tool >>
* Will the next wireless infrastructure be humans wearing radios? >>

* Nine-foot-square home still crams in all the modern comforts >>
* Raising giant insects to unravel ancient oxygen >>
* Rover finds signs of buried Martian water >>

* 4-Year-Old Can Be Sued, Judge Rules in Bike Case >>
* The Hybrid Reality Institute – Exploring Human-Technology Co-Evolution >>
* The Singularity Institute’s Scary Idea (and Why I Don’t Buy It) >>
* Human wireless nodes drive body-to-body networks >>

* Japanese, Western Social Robots Mirror Cultural Differences >>
* Brain Scans Prove That The Brain Does Stuff >>
* The thermodynamics of advanced civilizations- Andart – >>
* Will we cope if the rare earths live up to their name? >>

* Heavy hydrogen keeps yeast looking good >>
* Astrobiology and the Kuiper Belt >>
* Steven Johnson, Robert Krulwich, and Kevin Kelly Dismiss Singularity, Kurzweil >>
* Is the shape of a genome as important as its content? >>

* Using inkjet printer full of living tissue, researchers demo rapid healing in animals >>
* TED MED: The Astronaut, the Author and the Prince of Darkness >>
* “Gene-whiz” science strikes again: Researchers discover a liberal gene >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-10-29 >>

* NASA is Building a ‘Solar Shield’ to Protect Power Grids from Space Weather>>
* Mount Everest now ‘wired’ for Internet, ready for Starbucks >>
* Studying child-mother interactions to design robots with social skills >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 October 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 October 2010

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* Micromouse Solves Maze In 5 Seconds Flat >>
* Nearly one in four stars like the Sun could have Earth-sized planets >>
* Crunching the Numbers on Earth-Size Planets >>
* TEDMED 2010 – DAY 2 – Thomas Goetz, Craig Venter, Alex Berenstein, and More >>

* Videos from TransVision 2010 >>
* Motorola’s Self Organizing Network >>
* Wireless humans could form backbone of new mobile networks >>

* Catheter-Based Microrobotic Vascular Surgery System >>
* Jeremy Wade Catches 100lb “Giant Piranha” >>
* Does Your Dog Recognize Your Face? >>
* More on cat genetics >>

* The Anthropology of Coffee … in Five Minutes >>
* Mike Treder Are we in the future yet? >>
* George Dvorsky Designing Lions to Lie with Lambs >>

* Is low sex drive a disorder? It is if you think it is. >>
* Glass >>
* Reproduction: Freeze Your Ovary When Young >>
* Magnetic test reveals hyperactive brain network responsible for involuntary flashbacks >>

* An All-Electric Single-Molecule Motor >>
* Electric Car Goes 375 Miles On One 6-Minute Charge >>
* Japan’s Giga-Sensitive Neutrino Experiment, Modeled In Balloons >>
* TED MED 2010: Machine-Human Connection >>

* The chocolate genome, unwrapped >>
* Liquavista displays get flexible, ‘unbreakable,’ still rather theoretical (video) >>
* New fastest supercomputer uses 7,168 Nvidia GPUs, 14,336 Intel CPUs >>
* Getting closer to the Web 2.0 address book >>

* Wireless HDMI At 1080p, Lag-Free WHDI Tested >>
* Blog – How 3-D Printing Is Transforming the Toy Industry >>
* Dean Kamen unveils new bionic arm and water machine, LED light bulb powered by Cree >>
* World’s Most Precise Clocks Could Reveal Universe Is a Hologram >>
* Scientists find a photon ‘translator’ that could revolutionize fiber optics [Madscience] >>

* 3D body scanner is specially designed to see where your fat is >>
* Hints of lightweight dark matter particle found in space >>
* Happy Halloween 2.0 – the Uncanny Valley >>
* Mind “uploading” or Substrates for Independent Minds… >>

* From touchpad to thought-pad? >>
* Fingers Know When You Type Wrong >>
* World’s Fastest Miniature Robot Mice Blaze Thru Mazes (video) >>
* YouTube – Thought projection by neurons in the human brain >>

* Artificial General Intelligence Toddler Project Needs $25 million >>
* Superhero suit to strengthen astronauts’ bones >>

* Seeing a galaxy beyond the purple in high-res >>
* Chatterbot Fools Judge Into Thinking It’s Human at Recent Competition >>
* Cancer’s hiding spots revealed >>
* Goldilocks of DNA self-assembly discovered >>

* Evolution of new polio virus uncovered >>
* Controlling individual cortical nerve cells by human thought >>
* Lizard sex linked to climate >>
* Dolphins learning to ‘tail-walk’ on water >>

* 12 bizarre examples of genetic engineering >>
* YouTube – WHAT IF…Our emotions were read by machines?.. Belief Systems >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-10-28 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 October 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 October 2010

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* Dream recording device ‘possible’ researcher claims >>
* Darpa: Fuse Nerves With Robot Limbs, Make Prosthetics Feel Real >>
* What does HIV sound like? >>
* Book: The 4-Hour Body >>

* TED MED 2010: Technology and the People >>
* Verizon FiOS field trial XG-PON2, shows 10Gbps broadband up/down capabilities >>
* Supercomputer Likely to Prompt Unease >>
* Ten years to save the touchscreen >>

* Jobs of the future >>
* Green Tea Doesn’t Prevent Breast Cancer, Study Finds >>
* The world is running out of phosphate for fertilizer, but not for 300 years. >>
* Kid Spyware Brings Helicopter Parenting to a Whole New Level >>

* 1000 Genomes Project publishes analysis of completed pilot phase >>
* Methuselah Foundation’s NewOrgan Prize >>
* Improving drug delivery with nanotechnology >>
* Mouse-Sized Primates Shed Light on Human Origins >>
* Scientists discover origin of brain immune cells >>

* Coming soon: LHC for molecules >>
* Record-Breaking Neutron Star Is Clue to Exotic Physics >>
* How Big is the Unobservable Universe? >>
* Buckyballs Could Be Plentiful in the Universe >>

* The First Photograph of a Human >>
* iPhone App Scans Product Barcodes for Self-Checkout at Stores >>
* Satellite Smart Phone >>
* Microsoft Tags 2 billion real-world objects with its phone-friendly barcodes >>

* Let This Robot Give You a Lesson in Facial Expressions [Video] >>
* Robotic Battery-Switching Electric Taxi Program Coming to Bay Area >>
* Video: DARPA and Boeing’s DiscRotor Retractable-Blade Heliplane >>
* Video: Ted Talk -Breakthrough designs for ultra-low-cost products >>

* Marilyn Monroe neuron aids mind control >>
* Researchers find a liberal gene >>
* Digg’s Ex-CEO Explains What It’s Like When Your Company Flies Into A Mountain >>
* Six spiral galaxies unveiled >>

* PopTech : taste of PopTech 2010: videos Eagleman, Abumrad, and McCullough >>
* Controlling individual cortical nerve cells by human thought >>
* Development of computing most significant technological advance of the 20th century. >>

* TEDMED 2010: Medicine Tries Some New Ideas >>
* Solar power could crash Germany’s grid >>
* Thank ancient fertiliser for complex life >>

* Portable breast scanner allows cancer detection in the blink of an eye >>
* Washington Creates World’s First Cyborg with a Balance Implant (video) >>
* How to image a gigapixel panorama preview in seconds >>
* Laser Uranium Enrichment >>
* New pocket-sized smartbomb – just for killer robots >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-10-27 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 October 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 October 2010

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* Actroid-F: angel of death robot coming to a hospital near you (video) >>
/// Comment: “side stepping Euthanasia laws – kill robots” (ethics, thoughts required…)
* New Facebook App Scans Your Social Circle for Danger >>
* New software brings facial-recognition technology to mobile phones (w/ Video) >>

* A new computer program shows how the brain’s connections change as a child grows up >>
* Blind people perceive touch faster than those with sight >>
* Artificial antibodies hold promise for fighting cancer, other diseases >>

* Microsoft spent $30,000 building the first Kinect prototype >>
* German Electric Car Drives a Record-Breaking 372 Miles on a Single Charge >>
* China’s Shanghai-Hangzhou rail line opens, hits record breaking speed of 262mph >>

* Massive Lunar Solar Power Tower Beams Energy to Earth >>
* Mystery Solved: Why Do NASA Space Shuttles Look So Dirty? >>
* 240GB of iPod Storage, But Not From Apple >>
* Power Failure Shuts Down 50 US Nuclear Missiles >>

* 23-Year-Old’s Solar Powered Fridge Earns Her Serious Accolades >>
* In 1980, They Wondered: Will TV And Computers Join To Kill Newspapers? >>

* Rhino horn GPS used to deter poachers >>
* Ray Ozzie, X- Microsoft Chief Software Architect writes about the post PC world >>
* First humanoid space robot will be on shuttle >>
* Mobile Remote Presence for Older Adults >>

* Contraceptive gel could replace the pill >>
* The Carbon Trap: Can China Survive without Coal? >>
* Rare Earth Shortages Hit Germany >>
* Catching Augmented Reality Butterflies on Your iPhone to Earn Free Stuff (video) >>

* Device gives parents their child’s eye view >>
* Hubble data used to look 10,000 years into the future >>
* A one-way system for sound >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-10-26 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 October 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 October 2010

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* Video: Sensors for Emotions >>
* Video: A Gentler Robotic Touch >>
* Robots can use coffee as a picker-upper >>
* Researchers find stable way to store the sun’s heat >>
* Carbon nanotubes can make building materials that move without motors >>

* 100 Mbps DSL Is Here & 800 Mbps Is Around the Corner >>
* Mouse brain seen in sharpest detail ever >>
* Video – How to Make an ATM Spew Out Money >>

* The Brain That Changed Everything >>
* Libido problems ‘brain not mind’ >>
* Pity The Sex Starved >>

* Breasts and the future of regenerative medicine >>
* Italian surgeons perform double hand transplant, aided by patient’s stem cells. >>
* Falling in love only takes about a fifth of a second, research reveals >>
* How Lawyers May Use Social Media in the Future >> >>

* Gold nanoparticles that make leaves glow in the dark >>
* NASA tests hardware for space by simulating the sun’s power >>
* Chinese team develops ‘acoustic rectifier’ >>
* New Skateboarding World Speed Record of 130.08 km/h (80.83 mph) >>

* For Sufferers of Lost Sleep, Gene May Be Key >>
* Ancient chimp virus brought ‘back to life’ >>

* Space tourism could have big impact on climate >>
* Inside a Full-Body-Scanning X-Ray Van >>
* With OS X Lion, It’s No Longer Point & Click, It’s Flick & Swipe >>

* Turning Retired Military Jets into Next-Gen Nano-Satellite Launchers >>
* Bees Solve Hard Computing Problems Faster Than Supercomputers >>
* Japanese scientists are planning to print smells with ink-jets >>

* 5 Lessons from Outgoing Microsoft Software Architect Ray Ozzie >>
* Here’s Why The Internet Isn’t Disrupting TV >>
* Brain Activation during Human Male Ejaculation >>

* Chatbot Suzette Wins 20th Annual Loebner Prize, Fools One Judge >>
* Constant change: Are there no universal laws? >>
* Moving illusions: Brain-tricking motion >>
* A $1.50 Lens-Free Microscope >>

* Life in a Day Takes Video Logging To A Global Level (video) >>
* Molecular guardian of cell’s RNA identified >>
* Planet Formation Around Close Binaries >>

* The Milky Way in 360 Degrees >>
* How much information is stored in a lapchart? >>
* Giant virus with tiny victims carries a monster genome >>

* No high-tech high five, this robot uses a beanbag for a hand >>
* Nanobots replacing neurons >>
* Ortustech unveils world’s smallest Full HD display, puts Retina to shame >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-10-25 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 October 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 October 2010

October 25, 2010 Leave a comment

* The robot that reads your mind to train itself >>
* Dean Kamen – Nanobots Fight Cancer and Kill Tumors >>
* Geomagnetic Record To Reveal Sun’s Route Through Galaxy >>

* Blood type O may be barrier to having baby >>
* The Poetry of Science: Richard Dawkins and Neil deGrasse Tyson >>
* Scientist discovers why leaves change colour in autumn >>

* The Key To Cleaning Up At Poker? Quantum Physics >>
* Fermilab Holometer to measure smallest details of space time to test if universe is hologram in 2011 >>
* Underwater robot studying ice-covered Antarctic Ocean >>

* Winning The World Series With Math – Science News >>
* The Invention That Will Most Impact the Next Decade >>
* Kevin Kelly and Steven Johnson discuss ideas and technology >>

* Man builds humanoid robot with a mohawk to kill Wasps … >> >>
* A Humanoid Robot Drawing Human Portraits | Cabid >>

* Japanese joins the ranks of sequenced genomes >>
* Neurons work like a chain of dominos to control action sequences (w/ Video) >>
* IBM says software helps predict natural disasters >>

* Chatbot Suzette Wins 20th Annual Loebner Prize, Fools One Judge >>
* How brains learn to see: Pawan Sinha on TED.com >>

* You have taste receptors in your lungs >>
* Beaming to the Cloud All the Mess That Is Our Digital Life >>
* Weekly Roundup 101: A Linkfest For The Smartest People On The Web >>
* Mobile talent in short supply as jobs are unfilled >>

* Robot soldiers patrol Nasa dump >>
* A Bucket-Wheel Excavator on Earth >>
* Augmented Reality On Your Glasses, Maps in Your Eyes (video) >>
* Chain reactions identified within the brain >>

* Constructive >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-10-24 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 October 2010 >>

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