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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 February 2011

February 28, 2011 Leave a comment

* VIDEO: Microsoft’s virtual dining table game >>
* How To Turn A Laser Into A Tractor Beam >>
* Gene packed nanoparticle causes breast cancer cells to self-destruct >>

* A new record for Tyndall’s revolutionary microchip technology VIDEO >>
* Brain to Neuron Voyage >>
* Alcatel-Lucent gadget may topple cell towers >>

* BMW Documentary Series: Activate the Future >>
* A Pacemaker the Size of a Tic Tac >>
* One-Cubic-Millimeter Computer >>
* Singularity Weblog Agrees that Transhumanism has Already Won >>

* Fish oil fights weight loss due to chemotherapy >>
* Nanotechnology and Surgery: A Surgeon’s Perspective >>
* Education reduces blood pressure >>
* 3D printing with mashed potatatoes >>

* High-Performance Surfboard with Integrated Sensors >>
* Illustrating the plummeting cost of genome sequencing >>

* Lasers could someday fight cancer without breaking a patient’s skin >>
* The historical roots of yoga >>
* In Depth: What the internet might look like in 2020 >>

* Debating the Existence of Junk DNA >>
* Immune molecule regulates brain connections >>
* Apple’s Design God Jony Ive Is About Make $30 Million, Wants To Move To England >>

* Humans Are The Routers >>
* Burning Chrome >>
* Man builds machine to push phone buttons from half a world away >>

* European space concepts enter competition >>
* Inside Microsoft >>
* China Godson Chip Roadmap and 15 other technology projects >>
* A Space First: Spaceships From 4 Different Fleets Linked Together >>

* World-shaping minds inspired at TED gathering >>
* Testicle trees? Foods for better sexual health >>
* Bitter tastes make you more judgemental >>
* Conscious Understanding: What is its Physical Basis? Sir Roger Penrose >>

* Protein and microRNA block cellular transition vital to metastasis >>
* Saturn’s Hyperion: A Moon with Odd Craters >>
* While NASA and GM’s Robonaut 2 Is In Orbit, Its Hype Has Escape Velocity >>

* Xixudu Links for 2011-02-27 >>
* Futureseek Weekly Review 21-27 Feb 2011 >>

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Futureseek Weekly Review 21-27 Feb 2011

February 27, 2011 Leave a comment

* Microsoft Research shows off next-generation gesture interfaces.. >>
* First fully operational life-size hummingbird-like unmanned aircraft >>
* Printable skin >>

* Researchers fabricate first large-area, full-color quantum dot display >>
* Molecular switch could allow for nanoelectronic devices >>
* Physicists Discover Quantum Law Of Protein Folding >>

* Snakebot Worms Its Way Into Your Heart, Literally >>
* Scientists use 3D printer to engineer human ear made of silicone >>
* Plankton key to origin of Earth’s first breathable atmosphere >>
* Introducing the Anti-laser, Absorbing Beams of Light >>

* Brain doesn’t need vision at all in order to ‘read’ material >>
* Multitasking with a Brain-Computer Interface >>
* Kiss Controller lets you play a bowling game with your tongue… >>
* Breakthrough for photons in the microwave frequency range >>

* Monkeys ‘show self-doubt’ like humans >>
* Sheep are far smarter than previously thought >>
* Our galaxy is home to more than 50 billion planets…and 500 million habitable ones >>
* Gene Test for Prostate Cancer in the Works >>
* Earth’s core rotating faster than rest of planet, but slower than believed >>

* Humans, Version 3.0 >>
* Does a cat’s purr hold holistic powers? – Telegraph Blogs >>
* How to Make a Laser From a Gin and Tonic >>

* Video: Toyota’s Humanoid Minstrels Take the Stage in Tokyo >>
* Researcher’s new stretchable solar cells will power artificial electronic ‘super skin’ >>
* First complete millimeter-scale computing system to be implanted in the eye >>

* Exoplanet findings spark philosophical debate >>
* How to create a 3D scan of an embryo >>
* Stars Could Have Wormholes At Their Cores, Say Astrophysicists >>
* Twisted Radio Waves Could Expand Mobile-Phone Bandwidth by a Factor of 9 >>
* Researcher lists more than 4,000 components of blood chemistry >>

* Intel Thunderbolt: a closer look >>
* Newborn mice can mend a broken heart >>
* Turtles use the Earth’s magnetic field as a global GPS >>
* Two planets found sharing one orbit >>

* Knee-high humanoid wins first robot marathon >>
* Radio-guided surgery safe, simple way to remove cancerous nodules in lung >>

* Baby Planet Birth Spotted for First Time >>
* Another Robot Enters Korean Classrooms as Automated Teaching Advances >>
* Harvard Researchers Illuminate Connections Among Brain Cells in Technicolor >>

* Researchers found how brain cells control their movement to form cerebral cortex >>
* Building a personal version IBM Watson question answering system >>
* MIT Builds an OS to Give Multicore Chips a Heartbeat >>

* Space Shuttle Launch: Viewed From an Airplane >>
* Chris Anderson talks TED on Charlie Rose >>

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* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/02/28
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/02/27
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/02/26
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/02/25
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/02/24
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/02/23
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/02/22
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/02/21

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 February 2011

February 27, 2011 Leave a comment

* Microsoft Research shows off next-generation gesture interfaces.. (video) >>
* Wisdom 2.0 Conference >>

* Knee-high humanoid wins first robot marathon >>
* Smartphone app that helps doctors detect cancer >>
* Radio-guided surgery safe, simple way to remove cancerous nodules in lung >>

* Engineered cells could usher in programmable cell therapies >>
* Research advances understanding of wound healing, cancer metastasis… >>
* Could Super Conducting Graphene Quantum Dots Lead to Solid-State Qubits? >>

* Nine Things Successful People Do Differently >>
* Skype To Go Brings Internet Calling to Landlines >>
* British Interplanetary Society: Then and Now >>
* SEED Magazine on cognitive enhancement through ‘adaptive harnessing’ >>

* SDO Captures a Monster Solar Prominence >>
* New Record: Telescope Finds 19 Near-Earth Asteroids in One Night >>
* TEDxCaltech Talks >>
* Hormone May Explain PTSD Risk In Women >>

* Poverty in Numbers: State of Global Poverty from 2005 to 2015 >>
* MIT Builds an OS to Give Multicore Chips a Heartbeat >>
* Does Syfy Really Love Sci-Fi? >>

* Ruby for Kids Teaches Your Kid (And Yourself) the Ruby Programming Language >>
* NASA Wants Spacecraft For Mars Return Trip >>
* Space Shuttle Launch: Viewed From an Airplane >>
* Making Interactive Displays Smarter >>

* iPad book apps make reading with kids magical >>
* Nanotechnology may lead to new treatment of liver cancer >>
* New technology pinpoints genetic differences between cancer and non-cancer patients >>
* Another Robot Enters Korean Classrooms as Automated Teaching Advances >>

* An open-system quantum simulator with trapped ions >>
* New architecture for quantum computers based on Quantum antannae >>

* Guide – From First To Second Life Using Kinect >>
* Tiny Transistors Could Be Used To Track Cash >>
* Sleeping With Dogs May Spread Plague >>

* Baby Planet Birth Spotted for First Time >>
* The Future of Space Farming >>
* Harvard Researchers Illuminate Connections Among Brain Cells in Technicolor >>

* People Upgrade Cellphones Every 18 Months On Average >>
* New Demolition Robot Rips Through Walls, Turns Concrete Into Dust >>

* Science explains why humor turns women on >>
* Medicinal honey kills MRSA >>
* TCD scientists discover that self-eating cells safeguard against cancer >>
* Is technology immortal? >>

* Researchers found how brain cells control their movement to form cerebral cortex >>
* New Zealand quake region as seen by NASA spacecraft >>
* Direct electronic readout of ‘artificial atoms’ >>
* Scientists investigate the possibility of wormholes between stars >>

* Mission to extra-solar planets approved >>
* Radioactivity challenges dark-matter detector >>
* Lab-engineered organism fights malaria >>
* New Clues to Lifespans of Supermassive Black Holes Discovered >>

* Making a straighter ruler >>
* Brain imaging provides window into consciousness >>
* Punk rock skeleton demos mind control system >>
* 3D bio-printers to print skin and body parts >>

* Get Ready for RoboGames 2011! Coming in April to San Mateo (video) >>
* Nobel Laureate: Examine Alternatives to GDP >>
* Floating solar panels: Solar installations on water >>

* Building a personal version IBM Watson question answering system >>
* Boston Dynamics Wins DARPA Contracts to Develop Robots that are Fast and Agile >>
* AMD reveals Buldozer chip details >>

* Listening to music is biological >>
* Xixidu Links for 2011-02-26 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 February 2011

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* Stars Could Have Wormholes At Their Cores, Say Astrophysicists >>
* Twisted Radio Waves Could Expand Mobile-Phone Bandwidth by a Factor of 9 >>
* Researcher lists more than 4,000 components of blood chemistry >>

* Scientists find gene responsible for color patterns in mice >>
* New conditions for life on other planets >>
* Scientists create illusion of having three arms >>

* Intel Thunderbolt: a closer look (updated with video) >>
* Watch the Bipedal Robot Marathon Live Feb 24-27th! >>
* New clue to the genetics of bipolar disorder: Piccolo >> >>

* Newborn mice can mend a broken heart >>
* Quantum antennas enable exchange of quantum information between two memory cells >>
* LHC not yet a supersymmetry killer >>

* The next operating system >>
* Call to end pen and paper exams >>
* When the Internet Nearly Fractured, & How It Could Happen Again >>

* Discovery Shuttle Leaves Earth One Last Time >>
* Power Knee motorized prosthetic officially available in US, Europe >>
* IMEC creates flexible microprocessor with organic semiconductors >>

* Ditch The Cords! Power Your Electronics On A High Tech Pad >>
* Cost efficient optical fiber networks to to the home at 10 gigabits per second >>
* Starbucks’ Interactive Storefront Window is Latest in Digital Trend (video) >>
* Speeding Up the Internet with Smart Switching >>

* Turtles use the Earth’s magnetic field as a global GPS >>
* Slice and dice your recipe search results >>
* The Beautiful Difference Between Your Left Brain and Right Brain [Imagecache] >>
* Want to pass on your genes? Polygamy isn’t the solution. [Sociology] >>

* You Can Buy Breast Milk Icecream in London For $22 a Bowl [Ice Cream] >>
* Apple brings multi-touch, full-disk crypto to latest OS X >>
* Why many historians no longer see alchemy as an occult practice >>

* Collisions of protein machines cause DNA replication derailment >>
* Telescope team plans to track the whole sky >>
* The next operating system >>
* Deep meditation and spiritual support — mindfulness — can help people >>

* Race to the Moon: 29 Private Teams Vie in Lunar Contest >>
* Reel Wisdom: Lessons from 40 Films in 7 Minutes >>
* Michio Kaku on 2013 Solar Maximum: “It Would Paralyze the Planet Earth” >>

* How To Sync Microsoft Office To Google Docs >>
* What Data-Mining Apple, Google and Microsoft’s PR Reveals >>

* Robots start painfully slow marathon >>
* Monkeys urinate on themselves to attract a mate >>
* Automaton, Know Thyself: Robots Become Self-Aware >>

* Bedside ultrasound becomes a reality >>
* Nanotube separation method promises to advance imaging, catalysis, and fuel cells >>
* An atomic theory of business size >>

* Cell Phone Use Affects Brain Glucose Metabolism >>
* Freedom and Anonymity: Keeping the Internet Open >>
* Transcendent Man opens in top ten on iTunes in Canada; March 1 U.S. release planned >>
* Advances in NUI (Natural User Interfaces) Demo By Microsoft >>

* A glove to prevent premature birth? >>
* 3D Bioprinter for printing body parts by Hod Lipson and Cornell Researcher >>

* Manchester Airport Hires ‘Holograms’ (video) >>
* Is lack of sleep and water giving ecstasy a bad name? >>
* Two planets found sharing one orbit >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 February 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 February 2011

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* Humans, Version 3.0 >>
* 3D atomic imaging of nanoparticles — a new technique >>
* How does the brain pick which neurons to use? >>
* The Stars As Forbidden Fruit: Is Interstellar Civilization Possible? : >>

* 20 Million Observations by Amateur Astronomers! >>
* Exoplanet findings spark philosophical debate >>
* Computers Get In Touch with Your Emotions >>
* Social Networking’s Newest Friend: Genomics >>
* Physicists couple oscillating ions >>

* NIST Scientists Make Quantum Computer Breakthroughs >>
* How to create a 3D scan of an embryo – video >>
* How to Transmute Elements with Laser Light >>
* An iPad lovers review of Motorola Xoom >>

* The Facts on Solar Storms [Starts With A Bang] >>
* What you do may be a reflection of what you know >>
* NEW TREND: Mobs Of Teenagers Are “Mob Robbing” Stores >>

* Engineered breast aims to improve nanoparticle testings >>
* Biodegradable Sneakers Sprout Flowers When Planted >>
* Bendable Microchips: The World’s First Organic Microprocessor Is Unveiled >>
* French bread vending machine tries to make bakers obsolete >>

* Skin test can prove unhealthy lifestyle >>
* Explosion shutting down a galactic party: physicists >>
* Scientists create illusion of having 3 arms >>
* Google Tool to Move Microsoft Files to Web >>

* Brain’s “Reward’ Center Also Responds To Bad Experiences >>
* Microsoft Kinect-Based Humanoid Robot Can Be Yours for $340K >> >>
* What a ride! Researchers take molecules for a spin VIDEO >>

* Plausibility Check – Habitable Planets around Red Giants >>
* The three laws of display advertising physics >>
* Saving faces: Iain Hutchison on TED.com >>
* Marathon for walking robots under starter’s orders >>

* Unborn mouse comes to life in psychedelic colours >>
* Halt, Black Hole! Gemini Captures Explosions That Deprive Black Holes of Mass >>
* Close Look at Cas A Reveals Bizarre ‘Superfluid’ >>
* 5 Ways Mobile Will Transform Commerce >>

* Pair of Tiny Satellites Aims to Scan For and Predict Impending Earthquakes >>
* Life Tech Pushes Speed Of Small, Fast DNA Sequencer >>
* Credit card of the future >>
* Bionic leg builder makes huge step in prosthetics >>

* Why So Many Animals Evolved to Masturbate >>
* Gas rich galaxies confirm prediction of modified gravity theory >>
* Video: Secrets of Swimming in Sand Revealed >>
* Simpler way of making proteins could lead to new nanomedicine agents >>

* NIST researchers entice 2 atoms to swap smallest energy units >>
* A semantic sommelier: Wine application highlights the power of Web 3.0 >>
* Aging, interrupted (w/ Video) >>
* Proteins Gone Mad: Scientists Seek ‘Switch’ that Activates Cow Disease >>

* Researcher’s new stretchable solar cells will power artificial electronic ‘super skin’ >>
* First Planned Taste Test for Artificial Meat is Probably Doomed >>
* Becoming Cybernetic: 3D Custom-Fit Knee Implants from ConforMIS >>
* Lasers, Magnets and 3D maps…Zapping Your Fat Goes High Tech >>

* First complete millimeter-scale computing system to be implanted in the eye >>
* What’s an alien solar system like? >>
* First animal to wear exoskeleton armour >>
* Nanoparticles could help deliver better vaccines >>

* Brain doesn’t need vision to ‘read’ material >>
* Green Machine: Split an engine in two to boost efficiency >>
* IBM to Collaborate with Nuance to Apply Watson Analytics Technology to Healthcare >>
* Microsoft’s Kinect: The New Mouse? >>

* Nuclear agency plans for futuristic waste option >>
* Natural Kinect-Based Interface for Quadrotor Control >>
* New Zealand quake sends 30 million tonnes of ice loose from glacier >>
* Christchurch earthquake – Big Picture >>

* Links for 2011-02-23 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 February 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 February 2011

February 23, 2011 Leave a comment

* Multitasking with a Brain-Computer Interface >>
* Does a cat’s purr hold holistic powers? – Telegraph Blogs >>
* Why Earth And Titan Share Twin Atmospheres >>
* Alcohol ‘can be good for heart’ >>

* How to Make a Laser From a Gin and Tonic >>
* Shields Up: Why Last Week’s Solar Storm Was a Dud >>
* Research identifies wild ancestor genes for crop improvement >>

* Nano-sized vaccines >>
* Cellphone Radiation Increases Brain Activity >>
* New stretchable solar cells will power artificial electronic ‘super skin’ >>

* Kiss Controller lets you play a bowling game with your tongue… (video) >>
* The Brain’s Sarcasm Centre? Wow, That’s Really Useful >>
* Samsung develops mobile DRAM capable of 12.8GB/sec data transfers >>
* Speech technology at Google: teaching your phone to talk and listen >>

* Angry Birds Available For Windows On Intel AppUp Store >>
* Kevin Kelly on how to sell free >>
* Self-correcting robots, at-home 3-D printing are on horizon >>
* Bits: Apple Said To Showcase New iPad on March 2 >>

* Video: Toyota’s Humanoid Minstrels Take the Stage in Tokyo >>
* This Is The Smallest Computer Ever >>
* Monkeys demonstrate self-awareness in computer game >>
* Regular exercise can delay the aging process >>

* Brain doesn’t need vision at all in order to ‘read’ material >>
* New anti-laser absorbs, rather than emits, light beam >>
* Tiny Capsules Can Heal Worn-Out Batteries >>
* Will the LHC find supersymmetry? >>

* Model shows how scientific paradigms rise and fall >>
* Smallest magnetic field sensor in the world developed >>
* Toward computers that fit on a pen tip >>
* New technology pinpoints genetic differences between cancer and non-cancer patients >>

* Two hearts beating as one >>
* Breakthrough for photons in the microwave frequency range >>
* Sniper Detecting Microphones Becoming More Popular for US Soldiers >>
* Volvo’s New Pedestrian Detector Brakes Car For You (video) >>

* Brain’s ‘reward’ center also responds to bad experiences >>
* Are we more — or less — moral than we think? >>
* 3D nanoparticle in atomic resolution >>
* ew technologies usher in the millimeter-scale computing era >>

* Amazon Adds Streaming Video, Takes on Netflix >>
* Google ‘Person Finder’ tool after Christchurch earthquake >>
* The First Full-Color Display with Quantum Dots >>
* Physicists Discover Quantum Law Of Protein Folding >>

* Obama Budget Includes $126 Million for Exascale Computing >>
* Understanding the Brain’s “Brake Pedal” in Neural Plasticity >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 February 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 February 2011

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* New Pitt projects will test brain computer interfaces for people with spinal cord injury >>
* Americans Use 11,000 Watts to Live [Factoid] >>

* Blocking enzyme cut cancer spread >>
* Video: Ted Talk – How to use experts -and when you should avoid them! >>
* Pocket Science: Stealth mode in the sea >>

* Why Watson is Important >>
* Machine Turns Plastic Bags Into Fuel >>
* Cornell University scientists use 3D printer to engineer human ear made of silicone >>

* Silicon Solar Cells Ditch the Wafers >>
* Physicists Discover Quantum Law Of Protein Folding >>
* Plankton key to origin of Earth’s first breathable atmosphere >>

* Chris Anderson talks TED on Charlie Rose >>
* Steve Jobs’ illness prompts vote on Apple succession >>
* Full-colour quantum dot displays fabricated by transfer printing >>
* Major Earthquake has hit Christchurch, New Zealand >>

* A nano-Solution to global water problem: Nanomembranes could filter bacteria >>
* Sequencing of Cancer Patient Illustrates Future of Technology in Treatment Decisions >>
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* LotR Rewritten From a Mordor Perspective >>

* Snakebot Worms Its Way Into Your Heart, Literally >>
* Anaheim school district handing out GPS trackers to chronically absent students >>
* Introducing the Anti-laser, Absorbing Beams of Light – NYTimes.com >>
* US Navy’s free-electron laser breaks another record, takes aim at missiles next >>

* Turning Cell Phones into Urban Supercomputers >>
* The Full Power of Microsoft Kinect Is About to Be Unleashed With an SDK for All [Video] >>
* Nanotechnology may lead to new treatment of liver cancer >>
* A Dazzling Show Inside a Laser, but a Vacuum of Light Outside >>

* Machine zaps untreatable cancers >>
* APOD: 2011 February 21 – Milky Way Over Switzerland >>
* Researchers identify protein essential for embryo implantation >>
* Google Lunar X Prize competition teams aiming for the Moon >>

* The Shape of Aging >>
* The Hidden Universe at TEDxCardiff >>
* Io in True Colour >>
* 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 = 100 >>

* With All the Energy of a Mosquito >>
* Giant galaxies akin to snowflakes in space >>
* Telecoupling explains why it’s a small world, after all >>
* DnaTube.com – a scientific site providing video based studies, lecturers and seminars >>

* Warring molecules keep the colon cancer-free >>
* The quest to discover new technology >>
* Fighting cancer across the disciplines >>
* Google planning radical new Chrome browser >>

* Printable skin >>
* Heat A Nanotube, Make A Nanolamp >>
* A new high-resolution method for imaging below the skin using a liquid lens >>
* Bilinguals better at multitasking, researchers find >>

* Exoplanet explosion sparks philosophical debate >>
* Reprogrammed stem cells hit a roadblock: Reprogramming cells leads to genomic aberrations >>
* Dodge Commercial: We Will Never Let Computers Drive Our Cars (video) >>
* Smallest Magnetic Field Sensor in the World by combining spin electronics and molecular electronics >>

* Augmented reality iPhone helps police track suspects >>
* Researchers fabricate first large-area, full-color quantum dot display >>
* First fully operational life-size hummingbird-like unmanned aircraft >>
* Molecular switch could allow for nanoelectronic devices >>

* How to mentally operate an autonomous robot >>
* The Future of Space Exploration -Manned or Robotic Missions? >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 February 2011 >>
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