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Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 23 December 2010

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* IBM researchers predict the future >>
* Quadrocopter plays the piano, wishes us a happy and complacent holiday (video) >>
* Elliptic Labs set to save your iPad from smudges with 3D gesture-sensing dock (video) >>

* Video: Smartest Dog Ever Can Pick Out 1,022 Toys By Name >>
* Nanostructured Paper Leads to Printable Ultracapacitors >>
* Early Reports From the ‘Dark Matter’ of the Genome >>

* World’s first glasses-free 3D TV hits stores in Japan >>
* Microsoft planning new Windows tablet OS >>
* Facebook’s new filters let you control news feed >>
* Home Internet with Anonymity Built In >>

* Gadget Lab Podcast: Tablets, High-Powered Processors and 3-D to Dominate CES >>
* Concept finger glove works as multimedia magic wand for the blind >>
* Acer’s Android tablet (and its gyroscope) previewed on video >>
* Zynga’s CityVille could beat out FarmVille as the most popular Facebook game tomorrow. >>

* Using Kinect For a Touch-free Interface In Surgery >>
* Videos: Do Electric Sheep Dream of Dancing Fractals? >>

* Brain is not fully mature until 30s and 40s >>
* Brain gene makes a female develop as a male >>
* When did Humans start Kissing? >>
* Some cancer drugs may block cellular ‘cross talk’ but not kill cancer cells >>
* Genome ‘census’ reveals hidden riches >>

* Breakthrough in fight for honeybee >>
* DNA Robot Could Deliver Cancer Drugs >>
* Many cancer cells found to have an ‘eat me’ signal >>

* Sex reversal gene: Male mice can be created without Y chromosome via ancient brain gene >>
* Scientists find evidence for ‘chronesthesia,’ or mental time travel >>
* A robot with finger-tip sensitivity >>

* Cambridge professor trains a computer to recognize “cheeky” facial expressions [Video] >>
* Videos: Rover Captures Sunset, Eclipse on Mars >>
* Super Efficient Rocket Fuel Molecule Will Quadruple Payloads, Be Kind to Earth >>
* Solar Sail Arrays Could Be Used to Divert Incoming Asteroids by Shading Them From the Sun >>

* Part of brain that suppresses instinct identified >>
* Judy Staerk Is Reprogramming Human Blood by Erasing Its Memory >>
* Dimensions: A Walk Through Mathematics >>
* Human family has some new members >>

* Robots learn to walk like a senior citizen >>
* Engineers Build Radio Receiver Out Of Graphene >>
* Border collie takes record for biggest vocabulary >>
* Dawn of the Deed: the Origin of Sex [Video] >>

* Can You Live Forever? Maybe Not–But You Can Have Fun Trying >>
* Man Cured of HIV Using Stem Cells. Fluke or Hope? >>
* Qubit in a nanowire >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-12-22 >>
* Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 22 December 2010 >>

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