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Futureseek Weekly Review 24-31 Jan 2011

January 31, 2011 Leave a comment

* A drug that talks to your cell phone. >>
* Revolutionary hydrogen fuel could cost 90p per GALLON and will run in existing cars >>
* World’s first brain scanner made for two >>

* Artificial pancreas shows promise in pregnancy >>
* Sensor Measures In Fingertips If Driver Is Drunk >>
* This 3D printer makes edible food >>

* Flying AR DRONE with Microsoft Surface – Winwise >>
* Air laser may sniff bombs, pollutants from a distance >>
* New glasses change lens color on the fly >>

* Chips make short work of RNA synthesis >>
* Artificial Hydrogen Tests Quantum Theory >>
* Birds Are Best at Holding Quantum Entanglement >>

* iPhone iCar app makes iphone into an accident blackbox >>
* Quantum Water Discovered in Carbon Nanotubes >>

* Galactic Flashes May Signal Transmissions By Other Civilizations >>
* Holographic unification of dark matter and dark energy >>
* Dinosaurs survived mass extinction by 700,000 years >>

* Someday ‘talking cars’ may save lives >>
* Bigelow Aerospace inflatable expansion may be put onto the ISS in 2014 >>
* Technology revolutions – @edyson and @scobleizer chat about what’s next >>

* A Motor Bike Powered by Salt Water? >>
* Space Hotel Company May Provide Inflatable Expansion Module For ISS >>
* Artificial retinas help robot balance a pencil >>

* A Time-Lapse Movie Shot Inside the Brain >>
* Plastic artificial retina is a hit with nerve cells >>
* X-Ray Vision: NASA’s NuSTAR Telescope >>

* Ancient body clock discovered that helps keep all living things on time >>
* Researchers build flying robotic tree helicopter >>
* Scientists show how to erase information without using energy >>

* New material enables ‘information sorting’ at the speed of light >>
* Breast on a chip: Researchers create ‘engineered organ’ model >>
* Ford’s intelligent vehicles communicate wirelessly >>

* Scientists Smash a Super-Tough Robotic Hand With a Hammer >>
* Quantum reality: The many meanings of life >>
* The hurt blocker: Scans pin down pain in the brain >>
* Physicists describe method to observe timelike entanglement >>

* How to Cure Migraines with a Chip >>
* British woman ‘cured’ of deep depression by pioneering surgery >>
* Artificial retinas help robot balance a pencil >>

* Scientists show how to erase information without using energy >>
* New material enables information sorting at the speed of light >>
* Slithering Robots Learn to Stand on Their Own Four Feet >>

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* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/01/31
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/01/30
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/01/29
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/01/28
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/01/27
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/01/26
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/01/25
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/01/24

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 January 2011

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* Scobleizer Davos mind-blower: a drug that talks to your cell phone. Andrew Thompson, CEO of… >>
* Air laser may sniff bombs, pollutants from a distance (w/ Video) >>
* Scientists unlock the ‘gates’ on sudden cardiac death (w/ Video) >>

* Nanotechnology researchers develop molecular machine in form of record player >>
* Here for Your Heart Surgery? Come Meet Dr. Snake-Bot >>
* A Sense of Planetary Scale >>

* Holographic unification of dark matter and dark energy >>
* A Smart Pill Box Uses Face Recognition Tech to Ensure We Take Our Meds >>

* “Galactic Flashes May Signal Transmissions By Other Civilizations”: NASA/JPL >>
* Researchers Call For Creation of Standardized METI Protocol For Talking To Extraterrestrials | Popular Science >>
* Slow-Mo Monk Throws Needle Through Sheet of Glass [Video] >>

* Could a Math Formula Save Species From Extinction? >>
* Lockheed Martin’s CHIL blends motion capture with VR, creates zombie engineers (video) >>
* Robots Gone Wild: The Most Elaborate Action Sequence Ever Filmed [VIDEO] >>
* Microsoft asks Intel for a 16-core Atom server chip >>

* Detach Yourself from Your Work >>
* Stem Cell Research Running Into IP Brick Walls >>
* The hallway conversations I had at World Economic Forum >>
* Sony’s official NGP announcement video hits the web >>

* German researchers prototype 6mm thick pico projector >>
* A Sense of Planetary Scale >>
* Is the Multiverse Immoral? >>

* Is the universe discrete or continuous? >>
* New glasses change lens color on the fly >>
* The Coming Era of Brain-Based Law through the Eyes of David Eagleman (video) >>

* 12 men have been to the moon but only two have been to the bottom of Ocean – James Cameron wants to be third >>
* Hidden Fractals Suggest Answer to Ancient Math Problem >>
* Learn more quickly by transcranial magnetic brain stimulation >>
* Quantum pendulum trick explained >>

* Tom Horn on Transhumanism >>
* Illuminating the brain >>
* Need faster machine learning? Take a set-oriented approach >>

* Robotic legs among items tested at Kaiser labs >>
* Why Happy Facebook Updates Make You Sad >>
* New spaceships should be safer than shuttle >>
* Smartphone improve Cochlear Implants and iPhone iCar app makes iphone into an accident blackbox >>

* When was the last time you bought a tie? >>
* Chips make short work of RNA synthesis >>
* Old information theory makes it easier to predict flooding >>

* Atomic disguise makes helium look like hydrogen >>
* PirateBox lets you share files with anyone close by >>
* On the hunt for universal intelligence >>

* Touchscreen made in part from carbon nanotubes >>
* Nanoworld in color with a projector that present in sun filled rooms >>
* Volkswagen will produce at least 100 of the 261 mpg car >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 January 2011

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* World’s first brain scanner made for two >>
* Flying AR DRONE with Microsoft Surface – Winwise >>
* Technology revolutions – @edyson and @scobleizer chat about what’s next >>

* Quantum Water Discovered in Carbon Nanotubes >>
* Genes map study finds clues to pancreatic cancer >>
* Bigelow Ainflatable expansion may be put onto ISS in 2014 >>

* Far Out: The Most Psychedelic Images in Science >>
* New solar cell self-repairs like natural plant systems >>
* Murata Boy, the Robot that can Ride Bicycles >>

* Splice iPhone video editor does iMovie tricks for free (video) >>
* Hydrogen-Nanobead-Based Synthetic Gas Can Burn in Your Car with Zero Emissions >>
* NOVA on Longevity Science >>

* Artificial Hydrogen Tests Quantum Theory >>
* Colorblind Leading the Blind >>
* Someday ‘talking cars’ may save lives >>

* Dinosaurs survived mass extinction by 700,000 years >>
* future of cities with Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight at #davos >>
* Gene ‘relocation’ key to most evolutionary change in bacteria >>

* Outside the body filtration of free floating cancer cells treatment for Ovarian cancers >>
* NASA’s dreaming: Future space technologies >>
* How can we measure the size of the universe? [Ask A Physicist] >>
* 21 Unusual Ways My Wife Survived Her Financial Crisis >>

* The Future Of Food Is All-You-Can-Breathe Buffets [Hot Air] >>
* Solar-charged roads could keep roads snow-free by melting it on contact >>
* Ferns Versus Terrorists: Engineered Proteins Turn Airport Plants Into Bomb Detectors >>

* Facebook CTO Bret Taylor On HTML5, Mobile As The Future, And Yes, FriendFeed >>
* Hackers Bringing Telnet Back >>
* China builds a jet-propelled water cannon, just because it can (video) >>

* Ford’s intelligent vehicles communicate wirelessly, shoot hula hoops out of tailpipes >>
* fMRI Scanning Salmon – Seriously. >>
* Forbes Cover Article on Thiel; Tom McCabe Quoted, SIAI Mentioned Indirectly >>
* Is polygamy the future for war-torn regions? [Weird Questions] >>

* Can angelfish do math? >>
* Research suggests HIV causes rapid aging in key infection-fighting cells >>
* Explained: Transiting exoplanets >>
* Researchers discover way to reverse immune system aging >>

* A fizzy ocean on Enceladus >>
* On the hunt for universal intelligence >>
* Scientists determine what makes an orangutan an orangutan >>
* First large-scale, physics-based space weather model transitions into operation >>

* Artificial hydrogen tests quantum theory >>
* Study reveals how fusion protein triggers cancer >>
* A Motor Bike Powered by Salt Water? >>
* Best of web video: Kinect-controlled robot >>

* Grow Your Own Security: Prof Breeds Bomb-Spotting Plants >>
* The world can be powered by alternative energy, using today’s tech, in 20-40 years >>
* Study shows map of brain connectivity changes during development >>
* Tethered Jetpack for recreational flying over water >>

* Modern humans left Africa twice as early as thought >>
* New transistor for plastic electronics exhibits the best of both worlds >>
* Ultra Sharp 3D Outdoor and Indoor Maps for Mobile and Home (video) >>
* This 3D printer makes edible food >>

* Xixidu News for 2011-01-27 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 January 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 January 2011

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* Even Robots Look Bored With Golf >>
* Does Sociality Outweigh Stress? >>
* Augmented Reality: AR for color-blindness >>
* Chemists turn gold to purple — on purpose >>

* Life-from-asteroid idea bolstered >>
* Scientists find true language of love >>
* New map of brain connectivity shows changes during development >>
* Getting more anti-cancer medicine into the blood >>

* Space Hotel Company May Provide Inflatable Expansion Module For ISS >>
* Quadrotor + Kinect + Documentation >>
* Artificial retinas help robot balance a pencil >>

* What if the Earth stopped spinning? >>
* Physicist Discovers How To Make Quantum Foam In A Test Tube >>
* Transsexual differences caught on brain scan >>

* Astronomers find most distant galaxy candidate yet seen (w/ Video) >>
* Genetic archaeology finds parts of our genome more closely related to orangutans than chimps >>
* Ancient body clock discovered that helps keep all living things on time >>

* X-Ray Vision: NASA’s NuSTAR Telescope (preview) >>
* A Time-Lapse Movie Shot Inside the Brain >>
* Plastic artificial retina is a hit with nerve cells >>
* Magical mathematical squares made of Tetris bricks >>

* BBC News – Stop, rewind: the scientists slowing the ageing process >>
* Vint Cerf on IPv4 depletion: ‘Who the hell knew how much address space we needed?’ >>
* Davos hero: Elisabet de los Pinos >>
* Amnesia Razorfish Connect lets your smartphone share your Surface >>

* Video: Innovation’s impact on economic growth >>
* Will we ever glimpse the universe’s first stars? >>
* Davos: Explosion Of #Video Is Next Technological Innovation >> via @forbes >>

* TRUTH DAVOS: Here’s Why People Happily Pay $71,000 And Why They’ll Keep Paying More Every Year >>
* Most Users Don’t Want To Share Their Location >>
* Introducing TED Books >>

* DNA caught rock ‘n rollin’ (w/ Video) >>
* Orangutans’ sequenced genome revealed >>
* UT Southwestern researchers uncover potential ‘cure’ for type 1 diabetes >>
* Plasmonic-Based Electrochemical Impedance Microscopy >>

* Ubiquisys unveils Attocell: personal femtocell designed to work internationally, make dreams come true >>
* AppToyz iPhone-controlled RC car and copter are more reasons to have fun with your phone (video) >>

* World internet population hits two billion – >>
* Facebook Experimenting With Voice Calling >>
* Facebook Launches Social Login and HTTPS >>

* A single blood drop could detect heart disease, cancer >>
* Control system developed to allow spacecraft to think for themselves >>
* New anti-HIV gene therapy makes T-cells resistant to HIV infection >>
* Brain ‘GPS’ illuminated in migratory monarch butterflies >>

* Virtual blood and smoke give gore to student surgeons >>
* Biting the hand that feeds: The evolution of snake venom >>
* Hardware, software advances help protect operating systems from attack >>

* Xixidu News for 2011-01-26 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 January 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 January 2011

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* Researchers build flying robotic ‘tree helicopter’ (w/ Video) >>
* Scientists show how to erase information without using energy >> >>
* New material enables ‘information sorting’ at the speed of light >> >>

* Slithering Robots Learn to Stand on Their Own Four Feet >> >>
* Smile – you’ve got LED teeth >>
* Using synthetic life to explore outer space >>
* Does the Moon Have Military Value? >>

* Armchair nanoribbons made into spintronic device >>
* Physicists take new look at the atom >>
* The hurt blocker: Scans pin down pain in the brain >>

* The Fantastical Promise of Reversible Computing >>
* New approach to invisibility cloaking gets much closer to the science-fiction version >>
* Total Artificial Heart Transplanted in West Coast First >> >>

* Red Blood Cell Hormone Modulates The Immune System >>
* Deep Brain Stimulation Could Treat Difficult-to-Control Hypertension >>

* Researchers eliminate major roadblock in regenerative medicine >>
* Hitchhiking the Milky Way: Will We Upload the Human Mind to Explore the Universe? >>
* Natasha Vita More on Singularity 1 on 1 (part 1) >>
* NOVA | Can We Live Forever? Explore artificial organs, suspended animation, genes 26 jan.. >>

* Martin Jacques: Understanding the rise of China – >>
* The JACO Robotic Arm Can Scratch Your Back, Hand Out Drinks >>
* Darpa Wants Troop Cellphones With Heat Vision >>

* Lockheed builds jets in immersive virtual reality >>
* Video: Scientists Smash a Super-Tough Robotic Hand With a Hammer >>
* The Greek engineer who invented the steam engine 2,000 years ago [Secret History] >>

* Want to Live With 42 Million People in a Megacity the Size of Switzerland? [China] >>
* Marcus Hutter – Universal Artificial Intelligence >>
* Book Review: Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light >>

* Second-gen Apple Peel 520 caught on video doing GPRS, looking like an iPhone 4 >>
* Video: Ted Talk – It’s time to redesign medical data >>
* China spurs quest for human variome >>

* Video: Google Tech Talk on Emotions >>
* Local g >>
* Morphing Phobos >>

* Humans Can Accurately Size Up a Chimp’s Personality after Viewing Its Face >> >>
* New lab-on-chip advance uses low-cost, disposable paper strips >> >>
* Breast on a chip: Researchers create ‘engineered organ’ model for breast cancer research >>

* Google to hire more than 6,200 workers this year >>
* Apple Prepping Pay-by-Phone Chip for New iPhone? >>
* Rewiring the Human Arm >>

* Mum’s stem cells could stop defects before birth >>
* Computers for Interstelllar Missions – Part 1 >>

* Build a 3D Model of an Object or Complete Room Using Handheld Kinect >>
* China Erects 15 Story Hotel in Less Than 6 Days! (video) >>
* New TB vaccine provides stronger, longer-lasting protection >>

* Need to check out that mole on your arm? Just buy this $1,500 iPhone case >>
* Your Genome In The Cloud, And Maybe Not Private >>
* Why space taxis might be safer than NASA’s shuttle >>

* Xixidu News for 2011-01-25 >>
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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 January 2011

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* Neurons lose information at one bit per second >>
* British woman ‘cured’ of deep depression by pioneering surgery >>
* Artificial retinas help robot balance a pencil >>

* Using Kinect researchers achieve highest frame rate for streaming holographic video >>
* Quantum reality: The many meanings of life – New Scientist >>
* Real World Mapping with the Kinect >>
* Holocube scales up with life-sized, 70-inch, HC70 holographic projector (video) >>

* Inhalable Vitamins Get Into the Bloodstream Faster Than Ever >>
* Intelligent microscopy: Software runs experiments on its own >>
* Cloud Robotics: Connected to the Cloud, Robots Get Smarter >>
* Italian Scientists Demonstrate Cold Fusion? >>

* Blocking “rogue gene” may stop cancer spread: study >>
* Magnetic fields vibrates water to prevent damage of organs during freezing >>
* Postpost brings new reading experience to Twitter >>

* Deep brain stimulation may help hard-to-control high blood pressure >>
* Long-Distance Throwing Holds Key to Human Evolution >>
* Researchers use nanoscale transistors to study single-molecule interactions >>

* Split-cycle engine now more efficient than traditional combustion engine (w/ Video) >>
* Intelligent microscopy: New software runs experiments on its own (w/ Video) >>
* Scientists develop IQ test to assess and outsmart bacteria’s ‘social intelligence’ >>

* Physicists describe method to observe timelike entanglement >>
* Don’t fear the f-word in quantum physics >>

* Beaming Rockets into Space >>
* Making light work of artificial muscles >>
* New training instrument allows surgeon to feel grasp force in keyhole surgery >>

* Find the Revolution Before It Finds You >>
* Different Views of our Closest Neighbor [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Breakthrough in growth of carbon nanotubes at temperature compatible with CMOS >>

* A Brief Aubrey Video Touting His Book >>
* The top 10 neuroscience TED talks >>

* Astronomy without a telescope — time freeze >>
* Mozilla Proposes ‘Do Not Track’ HTTP Header >>
* LinkedIn Launches Tool to Visualize Your Business Network >>
* Universal memory aims to replace flash and DRAM >>

* Evolution by mistake >>
* TED’s Chris Anderson Talks Crowd-Accelerated Innovation >>
* People aren’t born afraid of spiders and snakes: Fear is quickly learned during infancy >>
* Showing empathy to patients can improve care >>

* Molecule stops brain cells from dying >>
* No longer pining for organic molecules to make particles in the air >>
* Scientists close to new definition of the kilogram >>

* The phone that ‘can’t be broken’ >>
* Unlocking the secrets of DNA >>
* More and More Thai Robots In Restaurants (video) >>
* Nanotape could make solder pads obsolete by 2014 >>

* BigThink’s Series on Longevity: A Fun Place To Start (video) >>
* An industrial revolution for food >>
* Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in 8 weeks >>
* Three ways to help people get things done >>

* Anti-estrogen medication reduces risk of dying from lung cancer, study finds >>
* Think Different: How Perception Reveals Brain Differences >>
* Out of mind: Surprising rate at which neuronal networks in cerebral cortex delete sensory… >>
* New shipping rules urged to avert “Arctic Titanic” >>

* Xixidu News for 2011-01-24 >>
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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 January 2011

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* Team creates ‘engineered organ’ model for breast cancer research >>
* How to Cure Migraines with a Chip >>
* Surrogacy: the brave new world of making babies – Telegraph >>

* Artificial Retinas Can Balance a Pencil On Its End >>
* Interactive Timeline of the Universe: The Big Bang, Formation of Earth, Evolution of Life >>
* Quantum reality: The many meanings of life >>

* Robotic Prostatectomy performed by Vipul Patel, MD – Nerve Sparing >>
* Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in eight weeks >>
* Michael Vassar’s Talk at Humanity+ @Caltech Conference >>

* Cognitive and social enhancement tools >>
* Ben Goldacre on the placebo effect >>
* Blood-vessel cells can combat aggressive tumors, helping to prevent them spreading through body… >>

* Scobleizer: “NYT article is tweeted every four seconds NYT publisher says… >>
* Honda Premieres ‘The Undying Dream’ Documentary [Video] … >> >>
* How much sex is enough? >>

* How did this ancient baby Egyptian mummy die? >>
* Social networking sites are a ‘modern form of madness’ >>

* Meet Dr. Robot – Health Checkup: Robotics – TIME; How robotics are changing the future of medicine. >>
* Genetic sequencing alone doesn’t offer a true picture of human disease >>
* Technomass and Biomass >>

* Beyond flash memory >>
* Nanorattle drug delivery >>
* Food Freezing Technology Preserves Human Teeth. Organs Next? >>
* 22. HOW CAN A MINDCLONE BE AN EXACT COPY OF A PERSON’S MIND? >>

* Futureseek Weekly Review 18-23 Jan 2011 >>

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