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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 April 2011

* Fingernail-sized satellites depart on Endeavor’s last run >>
* NIST Nanomagnets Offer Food for Thought About Computer Memories >>
* Chinese Chip Wins Energy-Efficiency Crown >>
* Using AI To Identify Innuendo >>

* Satellite Captures 3-D View of Violent Storms that Ravaged the US >>
* The History of Pretty Much Everything >>
* Aftermath of an Asteroid Collision >>
* What can the spinal cord teach us about learning and memory? >>

* Removable ‘cloak’ for nanoparticles helps them target tumors >>
* The Undivided Mind virtual installation fuses the wonder of art and science >>
* PlayStation hackers claim to have 2.2 million credit card numbers >>
* Robotic surgery effective for removing hard-to-reach throat cancer, study suggests >>

* Diamond X-rays used to discover tooth decay enzymes >>
* Scattering Microscope Peers Into the Nanoscale >>
* Computer says: um, er… >>
* Carnival of Space 195 >>
* Duke found neutron “fingerprints” that will enable detectors for Port Security >>

* Qualcomm single/dual and quad core snapdragon mobile chips at 2.5 Ghz by end 2011 >>
* For the First Time, Humans See Quantum Entanglement With the Naked Eye >>
* The $2 Billion Dark-Matter-Hunting Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer >>
* Record-Breaking New Fiber Optic Cables Transmit 100 Terabits Per Second >>

* The Backpack That Gives You X-Ray Vision >>
* Video: Overslept? Watch royal wedding recap in 3 min. >>
* OMG, they found a way to keep coffee hot for hours >>

* One of two $150 million tickets on Space Adventures’s 2015 lunar flyby has been sold >>
* First partial transplant of a bioengineered larynx >>
* Too Hard For Science? David Brin – Raising Animals to Human Levels of Intelligence >>
* Qualcomm single/dual and quad core snapdragon mobile chips at 2.5 Ghz by end 2011 >>
* Links for 2011-04-29 >>

* Relax For Your Kinected Massage >>
* The hunt is on for million-year-old ice core >>
* Early math skills predict later academic success >>
* First lupus breakthrough in 50 years >>

* Do dark matter particles interact? >>
* Fastest Evolution Clocked in Tiny Fish >>
* Nanotubes coming to a screen near you >>
* Tablet lets vision-impaired build a picture in their mind >>

* Like GPS brain’s navigation system for external world requires precisely timed pulses >>
* Tiny robots self-assemble with a single command, robots use electrostatic power >>
* Six Planets Now Aligned in the Dawn Sky >>
* Swift and Hubble probe an asteroid crash >>

* The History of Pretty Much Everything [Starts With A Bang] >>
* 3-D printing technology from CT images may be used for neurosurgical planning >>
* Hundreds of Miles of Wind Farms, Networked Under the Sea >>
* Astronomers unveil portrait of ‘exotic super-Earth:’ Densest known rocky planet >>

* Infinite Reality: Avatars, Eternal Life, New Worlds, and Dawn of Virtual Revolution >>
* Zoologger: Genetic superpowers of the common shrew >>
* Mind-controlled prosthetics to help amputees >>

* Open Source Robot, DARwIn-OP, Shows Off at RoboGames 2011 (video) >>
* When Will China’s Energy Use Stop Growing? >>
* New Technique reveals quantum phase transition in Superconductors >>
* The paperback choice and my video dilemma >>

* An Inside Look Into The Amazon.com Warehouses (video) >>
* NRL researchers take a step toward valleytronics a competitor to spintronics >>
* Why have so many tornadoes hit the US this month? >>
* Monkeys, too, can recollect what they’ve seen >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-04-29 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 April 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 April 2011

* Mathematical model reveals how tattoos age >>
* This heat pump can last 10 000 years >>
* Magnets cut diagnosis time for infections by days >>
* Sensitivity of precision measurements enhanced by the environment >>

* Tired neurons make you zone out at random >>
* Sharp walk-in display over-stimulates 32 guests at a time in Japanese theme park >>
* Walk like this, said the caterpillar to the robot >>
* A Framework For Brainstorming New Startup Ideas >>
* FastForward radio-What if the Humans Take Over? >>

* Fring’s App Now Lets You Video Chat With Group Windows, Brady Bunch Style >>
* NIH researchers complete whole-exome sequencing of skin cancer; >>
* Can traumatic memories be erased? >>
* Low-cost sensor can diagnose bacterial infections by odor >>

* The Revolution of the Hacked Kinect, Part 4: The Future Is YOU >>
* India Puts Tight Leash On Internet Free Speech >>
* Physics tricks could make for one-way soundproofing >>
* Google launches Chrome 11, flat icon is here to stay >>

* MIT’s genetically modified viruses boost solar-cell efficiency by herding nanotubes >>
* Future of Facebook >>
* Video: Ted Talk – Is Security A Mirage? >>

* The Many Colors and Wavelengths of the Andromeda Galaxy >>
* Scientists can track origin of shark fins using ‘zip codes’ in their DNA >>
* Increased metabolic rate may lead to accelerated aging >>
* Laser printing speeds parts on demand to manufacturers >>

* 4-D coming to a universe near you? >>
* Nanoscience may hold key to surgical recovery >>
* Brain regions can take short naps during wakefulness, leading to errors >>
* Arnold Schwarzenegger will be back in Terminator 5 [Movies] >>

* Transparent material opens a new window on solar energy >>
* Researchers create terahertz invisibility cloak >>
* Laser Hole-Punch Turns Hair Into Forensic Time Machine >>
* The First Stars, Massive and Fast-Spinning >>

* What China’s New Space Station Means For The World >>
* Barack Obama releases birth certificate in extraordinary ‘birther’ intervention >>
* Hackers trick goods out of online shopping sites >>

* The Dark Tower in Scorpius >>
* The Middle East is ripe for a scientific revolution >>
* 100,000 Toothpicks and 37 Years Later, Man Completes Incredible Model Of San Francisco >>
* Rocket escape systems go from tractors to pushers >>

* Kurzweil’s Talk At Presidential Conference in Israel Now Available for Free (video) >>
* NIST finds that Two Graphene Layers May Be Better Than One >>
* Neurorobotics reveals brain mechanisms of self-consciousness >>
* Exoskeletal Arm Support From Equipois to be Released in June >>

* HPU4Science achieves 12.5 to 20 TeraFLOPS and costs $30,000 >>
* Control YouTube With Your Voice! >>
* Dirt Poor: Have Fruits and Vegetables Become Less Nutritious? >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-04-27 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 April 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 April 2011

* Mosquito Biochemistry Lets Them Handle Hot Blood >>
* Magnetic nanobeads miniaturize bio/chem detection >>
* Intelligent molecules achieve self-recognition >>
* Reform the PhD System or Close It Down >>

* Researchers take one step closer to neural-controlled bionic legs for safer mobility >>
* PlayStation Network has 75 million users, wonder % of how many entered credit-cards?
* Crystallizing molecular assemblies that don’t exist >>
* Icarus: Fusion and Secondary Technologies >>

* The purpose of gamification >>
* DARPA’s new Space Surveillance Telescope keep our satellites safe from interstellar debris >>
* IQ scores reflect motivation as well as ‘intelligence’ | Not Exactly Rocket Science >>
* Sony unveils two Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets in iPad challenge >>

* The Mathematics of IT Simplification (pdf) – >> >>
* Does dark matter link gamma rays to galactic haze? >>
* A ‘guardian angel’ to watch over your heart >>
* Higgs at the LHC: Rumors and Getting it Right [Starts With A Bang] >>

* Force10 cranks Ethernet switches to 40 Gigabits >>
* 3-D Terahertz Cloaking >>
* PlayStation Network: Credit card data stolen; outage to last up to another week >>

* Dream psychiatrist: Freud was out to lunch >>
* 3-D Maps accurate to 15 centimeters >>
* Mathematicians Develop Stress Test For Global Economy >>
* Why science is the source of all progress >>

* Code rage: The “warrior gene” makes me mad! (Whether I have it or not) >>
* Microscopic Drug-Delivering Robot Operates In Eye >>
* What is the Future of Books? Kindle Lending Library, Piracy, and More! >>

* Rare Physical Phenomenon at Low Temperatures …>>
* New laser will be powerful enough to rip apart space itself >>

* Video: Caterpillar-Inspired Soft Robot Flips Out to Move At Breakneck Speeds >>
* Scientists engineer a surface to trap a rainbow >>
* China Plans To Launch Its Own Space Station By 2020 >>
* New Neutron Space Matter Not Found on Earth Discovered >>

* Google Lets Employees Tinker With Saws And Legos At Work (GOOG) >>
* Artificial Synapse Created For Synthetic Brain >>
* A 100-Year Plan for Nuclear Waste >>
* How to make space jets in a bottle >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-04-26 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 April 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 April 2011

* The Future of In-Car Computing >>
* Hair Transplant Robot Gets FDA Clearance >>
* Chemists fabricate ‘impossible’ material >>
* A time for a change in the PhD system >>

* Scientists suggest spacetime has no time dimension >>
* Bacteria on the Radio: DNA Could Act as Antenna >>
* Alien Bacteria Could Breed in Extreme ‘Hypergravity’ >>
* Tracking the Birth of a Hurricane >>

* Google also knows where you’ve been >>
* Groceries Evolve: 6 Ways Supermarkets Are Changing >>
* Radar checks buildings after earthquakes >>
* We can pick out a tune at higher pitches than thought >>

* Blocking crucial molecule could help treat multiple sclerosis, neuroscientists say >>
* Reading the Mind to Restore Speech >>
* Immortal Jellyfish Provides Clues for Regenerative Medicine >>

* Fire ants assemble into living waterproof rafts >>
* Fantastic embryonic stem cell animation >>

* Chicago’s Adler Planetarium to start projecting 8K by 8K images from July>>
* 5 Questions Business Owners Should Be Asking To Prepare For The Future >>
* Healing Blindness in Mice >>

* Ultrasharp 3-D Maps >>
* Lockheed Accelerates Orion 2013 launch and potential 2016 Manned Lunar Flyby >>
* Powerful next generation lasers get us one step closer to creating virtual particles >>

* SETI telescopes shuttered due to lack of funds >>
* Controlling prosthetic limbs with electrode arrays >>
* Russia Has Concerns for SpaceX Safety for Docking to ISS >>
* Will Science or Politics Ultimately Define Nanotechnology? >>

* Twisty light tells left-handed molecules from right >>
* Why Science Is a Lousy Career Choice >>
* Geely McCar comes with an electric scooter for people who hate walking >>
* Elon Musk says SpaceX will send a man to space in three years, Mars within 2 decades >>

* Google Video shutdown halted for now, Google slinging content over to YouTube itself >>
* Book Review: Network Security Auditing >>

* The variational principle in quantum mechanics, lecture 3 >>
* New Radar Device Spots Concussions by How Patients Walk >>
* New Fog-Harvesting Devices Could Provide Clean Drinking Water for the World’s Poor >>

* Links for 2011-04-25 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 April 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 April 2011

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 April 2011

Sorry had a few issues over last few days with feed. +easter.

* Warmer oceans release CO2 faster than thought >>
* Quantum data storage: single-molecule magnet uses depleted uranium >>
* Data-intensive supercomputing >>

* ‘Time machine’ allows visual exploration of space and time >>
* Fog harvesting for water >>
* “DNA’s Messenger”: Harvard/MIT Researchers Discover RNA Lifecycle Key to Disease >>
* And now exo-magnetospheres >>

* Will the Royal Wedding Break the Internet? >>
* Startup’s headset will bathe your brain in ultrasound, might help fight cancer, too >>
* Blog – How Bacteria Could Generate Radio waves >>
* Your iPhone Can Buy Your Groceries >>
* Controlling Prosthetic Limbs with Electrode Arrays >>

* News in Brief: Molecules/Matter & Energy >>
* Futureseek Daily Paper is out! >>
* New research shows critical role of placenta in brain development >>
* New research shows critical role of placenta in brain development >>

* Discovery identifies elaborate G-protein network in plants >>
* Discovery identifies elaborate G-protein network in plants >>
* Meditation may help the brain ‘turn down the volume’ on distractions >>
* Meditation may help the brain ‘turn down the volume’ on distractions >>

* VIDEO: The future of mobile technology >>
* VIDEO: The future of mobile technology >>
* Outline of communication and computing future >>
* Spacex CEO Elon Musk aims to put a man Mars 2021-2031 >>

* Liver-cell transplants show promise in reversing genetic disease affecting liver and lungs >>
* GigaPan’s “Time Machine”, a Way To Pan and Zoom Gigapixel Timelapses [Video] >>
* Can Harvesting Fog Bring Water To The Thirsty? >>
* The Human ‘Super-Brain’ — New Evidence for Its Evolution >>

* An Optimist’s Tour of the Future, Mark Stevenson at Google >>
* Scientists observe single gene transcription in living cells >>
* Cool Videos of the Robonova-1 Humanoid Robot >>
* Lens-free optical tomographic microscope with a large imaging volume on a chip >>

* Telescope will track space junk >>
* Immersive view of shuttle before its final flight >>
* Project Morpheus Fires Up Its Engines >>

* Sony, Microsoft Aiming for New Consoles in 2014 >>
* Eye-Fi Direct Mode is here, turns tablets and smartphones into camera accessories >>
* IPv6 Traffic Remains Minuscule >>
* Eye-tracking microdisplay delivers Terminator vision, distracts joggers >>

* How To Spot a Rotating Black Hole >>
* How Gravitational Lensing Shows Us Dark Matter! [Starts With A Bang] >>
* IPv4 addresses priced at $4 on new trading site >>
* Australian scientists have demonstrated that atoms can be guided in a laser beam >>

* Super Google Reader Converts All Partial RSS Feeds into Full Feeds [Downloads] >>
* Researchers use the ocean to recharge their batteries >>
* Red Suns and Black Trees: Shedding a New Light on Alien Plants >>
* Incredible Video of California Woman’s Hand Transplant >>

* How molecules get to the right place at the right time >>
* Antibiotics cure anthrax in animal models >>
* 4D system captures your expressions >>

* Laser sparks revolution in internal combustion engines >>
* New battery produces electricity where freshwater meets saltwater >>
* Rose-Shaped Galaxy Pic for Hubble’s 21st Birthday >>
* New research moves nanomedicine one step closer to reality >>

* New Materials May Allow One-Way Light >>
* Tuning in to gravity >>
* Primordial weirdness: Did the early universe have 1 dimension? >>
* Do Google And Bing Actually Return Billions Of Search Results? >>
* Video: Self-Healing Polymer Fixes Itself Under Ultraviolet Light >>

* NASA explains how their latest experiment will find dark matter [Video] >>
* Beams of electrons link Saturn with its moon Enceladus >>
* Self-healing plastic fixed with a laser’s light touch >>
* China plans lunar probe and rover to 2013 >>

* Do the Work is out today >>
* Three-parent babies on their way >>
* Each human has one of only three gut ecosystems >>

* Researchers now one step closer to controlled engineering of nanocatalysts >>
* How molecules get to the right place at the right time >>
* Gravitational tug of war warps spiral shape of galaxy >>
* Geyser moon puts its mark on Saturn >>
* iPhones track and store your location >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 April 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 April 2011

* Project Morpheus Fires Up Its Engines >>
* Sony, Microsoft Aiming for New Consoles in 2014 >>
* Eye-Fi Direct Mode is here, turns tablets and smartphones into must-have camera accessories >>
* IPv6 Traffic Remains Minuscule >>

* Eye-tracking microdisplay delivers Terminator vision, distracts joggers >>
* How To Spot a Rotating Black Hole >>
* How Gravitational Lensing Shows Us Dark Matter! [Starts With A Bang] >>
* IPv4 addresses priced at $4 on new trading site >>

* Australian scientists have demonstrated that atoms can be guided in a laser beam >>
* Super Google Reader Converts All Partial RSS Feeds into Full Feeds [Downloads] >>
* Researchers use the ocean to recharge their batteries >>
* Red Suns and Black Trees: Shedding a New Light on Alien Plants >>

* Incredible Video of California Woman’s Hand Transplant >>
* How molecules get to the right place at the right time >>

* Antibiotics cure anthrax in animal models >>
* 4D system captures your expressions >>
* Laser sparks revolution in internal combustion engines >>
* New battery produces electricity where freshwater meets saltwater >>

* Rose-Shaped Galaxy Pic for Hubble’s 21st Birthday >>
* New research moves nanomedicine one step closer to reality >>
* New Materials May Allow One-Way Light >>
* Tuning in to gravity >>

* Primordial weirdness: Did the early universe have 1 dimension? >>
* Do Google And Bing Actually Return Billions Of Search Results? >>
* Video: Self-Healing Polymer Fixes Itself Under Ultraviolet Light >>
* NASA explains how their latest experiment will (hopefully!) find dark matter [Video] >>

* Beams of electrons link Saturn with its moon Enceladus >>
* Self-healing plastic fixed with a laser’s light touch >>
* China plans lunar probe and rover to 2013 >>
* New ‘chemical pathway’ in the brain for stress >>

* Do the Work is out today >>
* Three-parent babies on their way >>
* Each human has one of only three gut ecosystems >>
* Researchers now one step closer to controlled engineering of nanocatalysts >>

* How molecules get to the right place at the right time >>
* Gravitational tug of war warps spiral shape of galaxy >>
* Geyser moon puts its mark on Saturn >>
* iPhones track and store your location >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-04-20 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 April 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 April 2011

* New laser sighting system enlists electronic sensors to make sure snipers hit their marks >>
* YouTube Now Transcoding All New Uploads To WebM >>
* T-Mobile’s Bobsled Slides onto Facebook for Free VoIP Calling [Blip] >>
* S. Korean firm unveils robot playmate for kids >>
* White iPhone 4 used to demo new multitasking, ‘test version’ of iOS? (video) >>

* How to Create a Custom Windows Installation DVD or USB Install >>
* Headset gives a voice to the voice box-less >>
* Cancer survival rates could improve soon, thanks to whole-genome sequencing >>
* Lots of Bots and Tots at Stanford’s Robot Block Party (video) >>

* Brains that switch between active areas more often learn faster >>
* ABB’s FRIDA offers glimpse of future factory robots >>
* Limitless Movie Thrills, But What’s The Future of Smart Pills? >>

* Artificial chameleon tongue has bug-catching licked >>
* Beyond the Red Edge >>
* The Moore’s Law of solar energy >>

* Decoding human genes is the goal of a new open-source encyclopedia >>
* Links for 2011-04-19 >>
* Using duck eggs to track climate change >>

* Mobile Phone subscriptions at 5.3 billion, annual camera phone sales at 1 billion >>
* Swapping ‘dance partners’ in the brain is key to learning >>
* Device can heat home, save money >>
* Why do hopeful consumers make healthier choices than happy ones? >>

* A virtual reality scent system that fools human taste >>
* Could America Really Build a ‘Star Wars’ AT-AT Walker? >>
* Even In The Office, Casting Is Everything >>

* Filters that reduce ‘brain clutter’ identified >>
* On being wrong: Kathryn Schulz on TED.com >>
* New Condensation Tech Captures Drinkable Water From Diesel Exhaust [Science] >>
* 43% of 9- to 12-year-olds report having social networking profile. >>

* The Bridge to Fusion: 4 Advanced Nuclear Fission Technologies >>
* UK and Dutch Researchers have made invisibility cloaks closer to the size to objects >>
* microspheres self-assembled polymers as injectable cells for knee repair >>

* SpaceX Pledges Space Taxi in 3 Years >>
* From Me To You (animated-gif photos) >>
* Coming Soon From the Air Force: Mind-Reading Drones >>
* Planet of the Apes, not monkeys >>

* Video: The Milky Way and other wonders >>
* The Neuroscience of the Gut >>
* Chemical computers solve shapely puzzles >>
* Your brain creates your sense of self, incognito >>

* Artificial Atom Powered by Single Electrons >>
* Electric-field sensing using single diamond spins >>
* Right-handedness prevailed 500,000 years ago >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 April 2011 >>

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