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Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 16 December 2010

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* HIV cure a success, but won’t work for everyone >>
* A pill to prevent PTSD? It could happen, study hints >>
* Videos From Singularity Summit 2010 Now Available for Free Online >>

* It Was Only A Matter Of Time: Now You Can Get To Second Base On Kinect >>
* Video: SEGA’s New Urinal-Based Gaming Interface Lets You Pee for Points >>
* Life Technologies Launches Ion Personal Genome Machine Sequencer >>

* Near-Synchronous Explosions Connect Across the Vast Distances on the Sun >>
* Eliezer Yudkowsky on Simplified Humanism and Positive Futurism >>
* Ray Kurzweil: The Mind and How to Build One on Vimeo >>

* first dual-core smartphone launches w Android, 4-inch display, 1080p video recording >>
* Gesture-controlled robot arm enables civilization’s most meta high five >>
* YouTube – Infinite Z “holodeck” demo >>
* Fragrance Jet II receives video demonstration, still looks like a terrible idea (video) >>
* Regio Smart Toilet is self-cleaning, music playing, and definitely overkill >>

* Fabric softener sheets repel gnats >>
* Cyclone lasting more than 5 years detected on Saturn >>

* Cell-Seeded Sutures to Repair the Heart >>
* Quantum theory survives latest challenge >>
* Forecasting Network Traffic to Avoid Meltdowns >>

* Physicists Finally Find a Way to Test Superstring Theory >>
* Samsung Snags Willow Garage’s PR2 Robot >>
* In the future, we will use the surface of the moon as a multiplex [Video] >>

* Invisibility for larger than microscopic objects in the visible light range >>
* Chemical could reset circadian clock >>
* Lightning x-rays imaged for the first time >>
* Bird uses physics to impress females >>

* Positive mood allows human brain to think more creatively >>
* Cancer cells dupe the body’s immune system >>
* Organ size is determined by the protein p53 >>

* Incredible Pics from ISS by NASA astronaut Wheelock >>
* FastForward Radio — The Jobless Boom >>
* Has knowledge capital been depreciating more rapidly? >>
* Singulatarians & Secessionists – techno-tubes & uplift >>
* The BBC Loves to Cover Nanotechnology >>
* The real-world origins of some of your favorite Star Wars sounds >>

* Alcoholics can curb drinking with use of a pill >>
* Nanoscale gene ‘ignition switch’ may help spot and treat cancer >>
* Atomic weights of 10 elements on periodic table about to make an historic change >>
* New discoveries make it harder for HIV to hide from drugs >>

* Where unconscious memories form >>
* A Dog’s Growl Announces Its Size >>

* How to learn? From mistakes. Diana Laufenberg on TED.com >>
* A Blast of Cold Plasma Kills Drug-Resistant Bacteria >>
* Kinect Hacks Daily, Episode 47: Kinect taught to control XBMC through hand gestures >>

* Freebox Revolution just sold out 2 million units in under a day. crazy smart TV box… >>
* Microsoft’s Kinect and the Invisible Handshake >>
* Fountain of youth pill helps people live longer >>
* When Tomorrow’s World went wrong >>

* Multitude of genetic regions key to embryonic stem cell development identified >>
* A Robot Stole My Job: Automation in the Recession | Singularity Hub >>
* China launches ‘Red Twitter’ >>

* Michio Kaku: If You Can’t Beat the Singularity, Join It (video) >>
* Invisible underground border monitoring system could revolutionize homeland security >>

* Nanoscale gene ‘ignition switch’ may help spot and treat cancer >>
* Aha effect: New hypothesis seeks to explain the pleasures of insight >>
* Real-time 3D face reproduction demonstrated on video >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-12-15 >>
* Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 15 December 2010 >>

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