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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 March 2011

* Japan’s Nuclear Woes Give Rise to Crowd-Sourced Radiation Maps In Asia and US >>
* mashable: Why Xbox Kinect Technology Will Be the Next Frontier for Marketers – >> >>
* Samsung sees a Retina Display in your tablet future, and perhaps glasses-free 3D >>
* Voice-controlled Japanese robot assists with eating, makes veggies more fun (video) >>
* Brain chemical influences sexual preference in mice >>

* Physical activity decreases salt’s effect on blood pressure >>
* An Amazing Look at the Northern Lights! [Starts With A Bang] >>
* New Idea for Mars Exploration: Roaming Robot Swarms With Honeybee Instincts >>
* Video: A Shoulder-Mounted, Humanoid Telepresence ‘Bot, for Easy Tele-Dating >>

* Chemist develops technique to use light to predict molecular crystal structures >>
* Glimpse of how the ‘code’ of life may have emerged >>
* Links for 2011-03-23 >>

* Superconducting Niobium Chip Smashes Silicon Power Consumption Standards >>
* Future Foglets of the Hive Mind >>
* Swiping is the easy part >>
* First eyes inside nuclear plant may be a robot’s >>

* Cisco Plans For Massive, Video-Rich Web With 500 Billion Hours Of Video By 2015 >>
* Originality >>
* Blog – Location Privacy And Wireless Body Area Networks >>
* Facebook Bans 20,000 Kids a Day >>

* Futureseek Daily Paper is out! >> ? Top stories today via @willowgarage @amishare
* Making a microscope without a lens >>
* Swarms of Robots Could Be Used to Find Life on Mars >>
* Chrome 11 goes beta with speech-to-text capabilities >>

* NY Times Asks Twitter To Shut Down Retweeting Feed >>
* First sex linked to better body image in men, not women >>
* 20 petaflops: New supercomputer for Oak Ridge facility to regain speed lead over the Chinese >>
* Neutron analysis yields insight into bacteria for solar energy >>

* Sperm grown in a test tube >>
* Researchers find similarities in brain activity for both habits and goals >>
* Mouse cancer genome unveils genetic errors in human cancers >>
* Tiny 3-D-Printed Insect Robots Take Flight >>

* Coldest Failed Star Ever Discovered >>
* Does belief in free will lead to action? >>
* Researchers sequence multiple myeloma genome in landmark Nature study >>
* Self-strengthening nanocomposite created >>

* The evolution of brain wiring: Navigating to the neocortex >>
* ‘Knowing it in your gut’ is real >>
* New Mobile App Builds Realistic 3-D Models From Cell Phone Camera Snapshots >>
* Toothbrush and toothpaste tube, combined at last >>

* Mini horse gets prosthetic leg >>
* A life without pain is a life without smell >>
* Best-ever quantum measurement breaks Heisenberg limit >>
* First viable sperm cells grown from scratch >>

* More robots sent in to tackle crisis at Fukushima >>
* NASA find possible Y-class brown dwarf star or big planet and European Telescopes found other brown dwarfs >>
* Thorium reactors could rescue nuclear power >>
* A piece of 50 million-year-old preserved lizard skin reveals how ancient animals looked [Paleontology] >>
* Video: A Tour of a Homemade Scanning Electron Microscope >>

* Interaction of a Chemically Propelled Nanomotor with a Chemical Wave >>
* Fossil fuels are far deadlier than nuclear power >>
* MWC 922: The Red Square Nebula >>
* Robot Domination: Automated Factory Sorts, Seals, and Ships With Little Human Contact >>
* ‘We are not primarily rational creatures’ >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 March 2011

* Extraterrestrial Life: The Need for an Answer >>
* Experimental Scramjet Aircraft Set for Test Flight >>
* Head Transplant: The Truly Disturbing Truly Real Story >>
* Vets-in-Training Plunge Their Hands Into Rectal Simulators to Learn Their Craft >>

* Across the blood-brain barrier with exosomes >>
* Have feminists forsaken the future? – A SentDev Classic >>
* Flatbed scanner becomes multitouch panel in five-fingered DIY documentary (video) >>
* Google Engineer Releases Open Source Bitcoin Client >>

* First image of protein residue in 50 million year old reptile skin >>
* Japan sees quake damage near $310 billion (Reuters) >>
* There is a possibility that we live in a universe dominated by antimatter [Cosmology] >>
* Orion Unveiled: Lockheed Shows Off First Crew Module, New Space Simulation Facility >>

* Discovery in liver cancer cells provides new target for drugs >>
* Move over, Einstein: machines will take it from here >>
* Making cells on an assembly line >>
* Discovery may lead to cure for drug addiction >>

* Incredible Before-And-After Photos Show How Fast Japan Is Rebuilding >>
* Aldebaran to create all-terrain disaster relief robots, make a hero of Nao? >>
* My $200 Laptop Can Beat Your $500 Tablet >>
* Samsung Unveils Robot Vacuum Spy >>

* An elegant multiverse? Professor Brian Greene considers the possibilities >>
* 3D Nanostructure for Cathodes in Batteries Could Mean Cell Phones that Charge in Seconds >>
* Voice command-based robot feeding arm unveiled (w/ video) >>
* Portable solar device creates potable water >>

* Georgia Tech to pursue ‘transparent Internet’ >>
* Radical surgery removes half of pelvis, saves leg >>
* Cold ‘Star’ No Hotter Than a Summer’s Day >>
* Laser Space Telescope Could Test for Vanishing Dimensions >>

* Mathematical Budding Model Revealed in a Lily >>
* Thinking Cap: “Mynd” Is the First Dry, iPhone-Compatible, Portable Brain Scanner >>
* Two Stars Become One >>
* William Shatner Is 80 Today (!) and We Love Him [Video] >>

* There might be two billion Earth-like planets just in our galaxy [Exoplanets] >>
* The triumph of coal marketing >>
* Philip Moriarty discusses mechanosynthesis with Sander Olson >>
* Tribeca film festival to go online >>
* Five-million-year-old monster bunny couldn’t hop >>

* Was God’s Wife Edited Out of the Bible? >>
* First complete sauropod embryo found >>
* Simulating tomorrow’s accelerators at near the speed of light >>
* Great 10 Minute Talks From Harvard – Modernity, Morality, and More (video) >>

* Great New Videos of Robot Suit HAL, The Exoskeleton From Cyberdyne >>
* CT scans help recreate sniper attack >>
* RezQu a Scalable Quantum Computer Architecture Built and its Future Potential >>

* Links for 2011-03-22 >>
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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 March 2011

* Open-source software minimizes synthetic biology risks >>
* NeuroFocus’ Wireless EEG Helmet Lets Advertisers See Into Your Mind >>
* What do we mean by the “rights” of the nonhuman person? >>

* Solar-Powered Steam Courtesy of Thermata >>
* Emerging Designs for Wearable Selves >>
* Europe and China have different Neandertal genes >>
* Scientists finish a 53-year-old classic experiment on the origins of life >>

* Robot Helicopters Could Be Headed for Japan >>
* We can reverse the aging process in bees’ brains. Could humans be next? >>
* Japan Is Building Artificially Intelligent Rockets, Hoping to Streamline Operations >>
* The New York Times $40M paywall taken down with four lines of code >>

* Japan’s just-in-time production flawed >>
* Remarkable technology lets you check into TV >>
* Single lens allows microscopes to capture 3D images >>
* Scientists use maths to predict ‘the end of religion’ >>

* Quantum computing takes big leap >>
* First Lens to Produce Nanometre Images With Visible light >>
* Graphene nanoribbons enable quantum switches >>
* Controlling the spin of single atoms using lasers is a step towards quantum computing >>

* Scientists crack molecular code regulating neuronal excitability >>
* Smaller, Faster, Cheaper: Solar Power’s “Moore’s Law” >>
* Hey Google Investors, Get Ready For An “Even Wilder” Era, With More “Moon Shots” >>
* Send A Text Message And Shut Down Your Stolen Computer: Intel’s Anti-Theft Tech 3.0 >>

* YouTube – tsunami japan >>
* Was the Early Universe 2 Dimensional Spacetime? >>
* Engineering vs. Liberal Arts: Who’s Right—Bill or Steve? >>
* Why Doesn’t Every Website Use HTTPS? >>

* How to Manage the Loss of Your First Million >>
* Scientists separate plasma from blood with working biochip >>
* future of work, Yammer, SocialCast, and Salesforce Chatter new comp: Convofy >>
* The informant: A jumping gene >>

* 1000 @Google Talks videos now on YouTube >>
* Drug Discovery: Small molecule powers cardiac myosin to counteract heart failure >>
* Japan quake loaded stress on fault closer to Tokyo >>
* Scientists grow personalized collections of intestinal microbes >>

* Researchers use motion sensors to determine equine lameness (w/ video) >>
* Breakthrough in ultra-sensitive sensor technology >>
* World’s Third Richest Man Isn’t So Sure About Apple [Verbatim] >>
* LEDs microchip manufacturing slash cost of lighting from $40 LED bulbs to $5 >>

* How to build a “magic” window >>
* Next-Gen Ultrasound Gives MRI-Esque Skills to Your Family Doc >>
* Computer Chips Wired With Nerve Cells >>
* This Room Can Reproduce the Sun at Any Time and Point On the Planet >>

* New Ultra-Sensitive Nanosensor Chip Could Sense Any Substance >>
* New Medical Imaging Is 100 Times Less Pixelated >>
* Molecular determinant of cell identity discovered >>
* Firefox 4 goes official tomorrow, but you can download it now. >>

* Errors Make Some Circuits Better >>
* Safe nuclear does exist, and China is leading the way with thorium >>
* JWST Sunscreen Offers SPF 1,000,000 >>

* Go-ahead for nuclear stress-test >>
* Rejuvenate Your Cells by Growing New Mitochondria >>
* The CMB Cold Spot >>
* Kinect hacks: Lights, camera, evil genius >>

* Lifelogging Invades the Delivery Room – Privacy in the Digital Age >>
* The mathematics of being nice >>
* Satellite snaps extent of Japan’s post-quake blackout >>
* Surveillance robots know when to hide >>

* Sound makes nanowires blink >>
* Scientists discover recycling method to advance fuel cell practicality >>
* News Flash: NASA to Launch New Technology Today to Search for Parallel Universes >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 March 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 March 2011

* First Observation Of Anti Helium >>
* Re-creating autism, in mice >>
* Taiwan builds first undersea earthquake sensor >>

* What Makes a Genius? >>
* Scientists discover major clue in long-term memory making >>
* Drugs to the brain breakthrough >>

* Brain-computer interface allows paralyzed patients to play music >>
* How to Churn Out Cheap LED Lighting >>
* Monster Black Holes Beyond Comprehension Grew from Quasi-Stars in Early Universe >>

* Kinect-powered Battlebots >>
* Kinect Made to Work on PS3 >>

* New imaging technique provides high-resolution pictures of tissues >>
* FDA approves eyesight-enhancing technology >>
* New blood analysis chip could lead to disease diagnosis in minutes >>

* Process discovered that regulates DNA replication and repair >>
* Bill Gates Backed Venture To Use Video Game Technology To Kill Mosquitos With Lasers >>
* Sea pork ‘nanowhiskers’ may grow human muscle tissue >>

* Untangling the brain – Nature Video >>
* Computer Chips Wired With Nerve Cells >>
* Rice University lab uses ruthenium complexes to dissolve nanotubes, add functionality >>

* Potential Causes of Total Human Extinction in the Next 200 Years >>
* New imaging technique provides rapid, high-definition chemistry >>
* Optics basics: vector fields >>
* PMH researchers create an organic nanoparticle that uses sound and heat to find and treat tumors >>

* Screach about to change bars forever (video first look) >>
* Michio Kaku’s Dark Prediction For the End of Moore’s Law >>
* A cool app for discovering and sharing music: Soundtracking >>

* The secret to making long-term memories [Neuroscience] >>
* Caffeine hit – coffee prices to soar >>
* Interesting tech for 14 to 18 March 2011 >>

* Japanese pair found alive in rubble; 20000 dead or missing >>
* Liquid Air Stores Renewable Energy >>
* More robots are being used at Fukushima >>

* Parthenon Moon >>
* You Definitely Need a Robotic Spy Vacuum >>
* Towards the 15-minute genome >>

* Futureseek Weekly Review 14-21 March 2011 >>

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Futureseek Weekly Review 14-21 March 2011

* Large Hadron Collider could be world’s first time machine >>
* First wearable brain scanner lets rats run free >>
* A search engine for the human body >>

* 3D fog projection display brings purple bunnies to life (video) >>
* Taking Control of Cars From Afar >>

* NASA Studies Laser For Removing Space Junk >>
* A beautiful but creepy vision of the “smart glass” future [Video] >>
* Tiny Endangered Kittens Born From Frozen Embryos >>

* NASA Considers Shooting Space Junk With Lasers >>
* World’s First Space Gas Station for Satellites to Launch in 2015 >>
* Start drooling, slowpokes: Internet2 ramps up to 8.8Tbps >>

* Physicists demonstrate conditions for laser-driven fusion >>
* Implantable sensor tracks cancer in the body >>

* Dark energy is not an illusion after all >>
* The sound the universe makes: Janna Levin on TED.com >>
* Gene therapy ‘treats’ Parkinson’s >>

* 3D printing method advances electrically small antenna design >>
* Physicists Develop Quantum Version of Public Key Encryption >>
* MIT-Designed Game Used To Train an AI System >>

* Laser beam makes cells ‘breathe in’ water and potentially anti-cancer drugs >>
* Scientists use light to move molecules within living cells >>
* Worms on special diet make fluorescent silk >>

* Researchers develop the first permanent anti-fog coating >>
* Nanocomposite for high-capacity hydrogen storage >>
* Robonaut 2 Unleashed and joins First Human-Robot Space Crew >>

* Kinect Real Time Aircraft Ops Control >>
* Room-temperature spintronic computers coming soon? >>
* Future multi-core processors could be self-repairable, nearly invulnerable >>

* Is that you? Monkeys spot friends in photos >>
* Quantum pen for single atoms is a big step toward large scale quantum computing >>
* Programmed DNA Robot Goes Where Scientists Tell It >>

* NASA spacecraft now circling Mercury a first >>
* Tiny ‘on-chip detectors’ count individual photons >>

* Black hole’s burps may blow bubbles around Milky Way >>
* Biology’s ‘dark matter’ hints at fourth domain of life >>

* US Army to deploy Individual Gunshot Detector, essentially a radar for bullets >>
* How To Make Web Pages Appear In 3D >>
* Piracy is a problem of ‘global pricing,’ not enforcement >>

* Nematode study identifies a gene for staying or going >>
* Is space like a chessboard? >>
* Japan sends robots into Fukushima nuclear plant >>
* The Longest Week: Photos of Mayhem, Meltdown and Mourning in Japan >>

Futureseek Weekly Papers
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/03/20
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/03/19
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/03/18
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/03/17
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/03/16
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/03/15
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2011/03/14

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 March 2011

* How Close is Non-Human Primate Cognition to Humans? >>
* Carbon Aerogels >>
* Nanoparticle inks print 3D antennas ‘orders of magnitude’ better than your boring 2D antenna >>
* Google TV Remote app now available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch >>

* Watch A Guy Control His Retractable Kitchen Island With His iPhone >>
* Futureseek Daily Paper is out! >>
* Memory may be built with standard building blocks >>

* Robo Trek Debuts … Robonaut 2 Unleashed and joins First Human-Robot Space Crew >>
* Don’t Bet Big. Little Bets Are The Ones That Turn Into Billion-Dollar Ideas >>
* Theorists get us closer to believing time travel is possible via the Large Hadron Collider >>

* Overview of Text Extraction Algorithms >>
* Former Goldman Programmer Sentenced To 97 Months >>
* Taking Waves: Nation’s First Tsunami-Resistant Building Could Be Built on the Oregon Coast >>
* Is space like a chessboard? >>

* Balloons Flying Over Antarctica May Help Solve Radiation Mystery >>
* More than 262 aftershocks over magnitude 5, over 49 over 6 and three larger than 7 in Japan >>
* Rise in drivers using Twitter >>
* Spitzer Telescope Sees Busy Galactic Center In a New Light >>

* Black hole’s burps may blow bubbles around Milky Way >>
* Libya: How a No-Fly Zone Can Become a Big Hot Mess >>

* Nematode study identifies a gene for staying or going >>
* French military jet opens fire in Libya >>
* Will supercomputing intelligences outsmart human-level intelligence? >>

* Tuberculosis vaccine target found >>
* Scientist studies frogs and fish for answers to human hearing >>
* The Longest Week: Photos of Mayhem, Meltdown and Mourning in Japan >>

* New app displays the latest earthquakes worldwide >>
* Will supercomputing intelligences outsmart human-level intelligence? >>
* Defending against botnet attacks – by fighting back >>

* How human eggs woo sperm >>
* New insight into the brain’s ability to reorganize itself >>
* Make your own self-balancing skateboard >>

* Japan sends robots into Fukushima nuclear plant >>
* Spintronics: Enhancing the magnetism >>
* Biology’s ‘dark matter’ hints at fourth domain of life >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-03-19 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 March 2011

* 3D fog projection display brings purple bunnies to life (video) >>
* Future multi-core processors could be self-repairable, nearly invulnerable >>

* Scientists create stem cells from schizophrenia patients >>
* Experimental philosophy opens new avenues into old questions >>

* Is that you? Monkeys spot friends in photos >>
* Visualized: Smart Cover magnets can turn your Apple tablet into a FridgePad >>
* Quantum pen for single atoms is a big step toward large scale quantum computing >>

* Artificial Pancreas Project: The Future Of Diabetes Treatment >>
* Two atoms in separate locations to take turns jiggling back and forth … >>
* Ramez Naam Smaller, cheaper, faster: Does Moore’s law apply to solar cells? >>

* Programmed DNA Robot Goes Where Scientists Tell It (LiveScience.com) >>
* Human prejudice may date back 25 million years or more, scientists say >>

* NASA spacecraft now circling Mercury a first >>
* What Lies Beyond the Observable Hubble Universe? (Today’s Most Popular) >>
* Research overturns oldest evidence of life on Earth >>

* Titan’s Spring Showers Bring Torrents of Methane, Maintain ‘Dry’ Gullies >>
* What the Hell is a Supermoon? [Starts With A Bang] >>
* The Next 9 Jobs That Will Be Replaced By Robots >>
* UN votes for ‘no fly’ zone over Libya >>

* If Libya’s Neighbors Really Want A No-Fly Zone, They Should Impose It Themselves >>
* Lynx augmented reality stunt drops scantly clad angels on terrestrial travelers (video) >>

* Remote-controlled nanoparticles target cancer >>
* MSU researchers create a new engine prototype (w/ video) >>
* Cassini sees seasonal methane rains transform Titan’s surface (w/ video) >>

* NAVI hack uses a Kinect to let the blind see, wear awesome headgear (video) >>
* Japan a robot power everywhere except at nuclear plant >>

* Tiny ‘on-chip detectors’ count individual photons >>
* Future Robots May Command Our Attention (LiveScience.com) >>
* Smart phones not replacing other media for news access — at least yet >>
* Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Death by Black Hole in Episode 32 >>

* The science behind the lonely singing of the sand [Science] >>
* A Nuclear-Free World? Be Ready for a Lot More Gas >>
* NASA’s humanoid robot unveiled on space station >>
* Could Japan Swamp the Global Economy? >>

* New York Times to charge for web >>
* Saturn’s Serpent Storm >>
* A New Mom’s Changing Brain >>
* Your quantum questions answered >>

* Salman Khan Describes the Video Education Revolution at TED (video) >>
* Building shelters that can withstand a tsunami >>
* Status of Fukushima power plant >>

* Prenatal Down Syndrome Now Detectable with a Simple, Accurate Blood Test >>
* US Army to deploy Individual Gunshot Detector, essentially a radar for bullets >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-03-17 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 March 2011 >>

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