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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 July 2011

* Black Holes Event Horizon of Spacetime # part 1 of 4 >>
* Printing Planes enables designs that were known to be more efficient >>

* Foxconn To Employ 1 Million Robots >>
* Physicists show that quantum ignorance is hard to expose >>
* Viagra on Steroids Made Possible by Nanotechnology >>

* Evaluating the Capabilities of Chip-Sized Spacecraft >>
* CNC machine carves dot drawing portraits for your living room walls >>
* Ruling Upholds Gene Patent In Cancer Test >>

* DNA-based artificial neural network is a primitive brain in a test tube (video) >>
* Outsmarting Sleep Loss A tired brain struggles when faced with too many choices >>

* Your Genome Structure, Not Genetic Mutations, Makes You Different >>
* What the WMAP image means [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Astronomers hit on way to cure cancer >>

* Nsolv has a solvent based approach to the oilsands that uses no water and 85% less energy >>
* Futureseek Daily Paper is out! >> ? Top stories today via @xixidu
* Could 100 Kilometer high towers usher in the next space age? >>

* Mapping the most complex object in the known universe >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-07-30 >>
* Xixidu Links for 2011-07-29 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 July 2011. >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 July 2011.

* Man Builds Street-Legal Batmobile That Goes 185 MPH Using Turbine Engine >>
* Brain waves ‘are the best brakes’ >>
* New billion-times-brighter X-ray camera to reveal 3-D molecular secrets >>

* A Shield from Stellar Eruptions? >>
* A DNA neural network created by scientists that can think [Video] >>

* Yale finds cause of age related memory loss and finds it may be reversible >>
* Artificial Intelligence Created Using Human DNA [Science] >>
* Swarming robots come together to form a landing pad for aircraft >>

* Photovoltaic Breakthrough Lets Engineered Materials Emit More Blackbody Radiation Than Physics Says They Should >>
* The origins of pleasure: Paul Bloom on TED.com >>
* Physicists Weigh Antimatter with Amazing Accuracy >>

* 3D printing to create tools on orbit: >>
* Nasa plan mission to Jupiter >>
* Neanderthals overrun by early humans >>

* Links for 2011-07-28 >>
* Trojan Asteroid Shares Earth Orbit around sun and Pluto has a fourth moon >>
* $150 Million Army Airship Goes Down Just Hours After Launch (LMT) >>

* Researchers develop mouse with ‘off switch’ in key brain cell population >>
* How Astronomers May Hunt for Life on Alien Planets >>
* The Mechanisms of Reversing Working Memory Decline in Monkeys >>

* Solar Portopotty >>
* Besides saving energy LED lights can be used for gigabit per second Li-Fi 10x cheaper than Wi-Fi >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 July 2011

* 3D printing: The world’s first printed plane >>
* Earth is getting fatter >>
* Piezotronics produces electrical signals from biomechanical actions >>
* Bionic microrobot walks on water — perfect spybot, say Chinese scientists >>

* How the universe appeared from nothing >>
* Solar toilet turns sewage into power >>
* How aging affects working-memory neuron firing rate and how to improve it >>

* How To Build An Antimagnet >>
* How the brain keeps track of what we`re doing >>
* New X-ray camera will reveal big secrets about how chemistry works >>
* Researchers show how memory is lost — and found >>

* Hidden code >>
* Chaos radar uses messy signals to see through walls >>
* Terrapower traveling wave reactor design changed to be more buildable >>
* Earth’s time bombs may have killed the dinosaurs >>

* Prototype tools for mass producing nanostructures to launch using roll to roll nanoimprinting >>
* 3D printing UAVs from design to flight in days >>

* Prototype tools for mass producing nanostructures to launch in Singapore using roll to roll nanoimprinting >>
* ‘Brain cap’ technology turns thought into motion; Mind-machine interface >>
* Graphene Nanocomposite a Bridge to Better Batteries >>

* Links for 2011-07-27 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 July 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 July 2011

* Astronomy’s 3D Revolution >>
* Brain ‘hears’ voices when reading direct speech >>
* Artificial nose created with carbon nanotubes and DNA >>
* Prius Project bicycle can change gears with just a thought – >>
* Man builds DIY Segway for $434 (video) >>

* Interviews: Ask Technologist Kevin Kelly About Everything >>
* Toyota to Integrate ECG Sensors Into Steering Wheels – >>
* Amazing video captures oak tree growing from an acorn over 8 months >>

* A New Artificial Lung Can Breathe Regular Air Rather Than Purified Oxygen >>
* Scientists make squirrels hibernate >>
* The car that powers your fridge – >>

* Unstoppable Robot Eats Landmines for Breakfast >>
* These Women Are Wearing Clothes Made of Real Milk [Video] >>
* NASA and SpaceX Tentatively Agree to Speed Up Test Flight Schedule >>
* CalTech Researchers Find a Toggle Switch for Mouse, and Perhaps Human, Aggression >>

* The surprising math of cities and corporations: Geoffrey West on TED.com >>
* Plutonium Is Hot Suspect in Pioneer Spacecraft Mystery >>
* Microsoft paper proposes using ‘cloud’ servers to heat homes >>

* Was the Universe born with Black Holes? [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Don’t have all the information? In the quantum world, that doesn’t matter >>
* Adopt-a-robot >>

* The Science Behind Dreaming >>
* An On/Off Switch for Sex and Violence >>
* Crowdsourced online learning gives robots human skills >>

* First private spacecraft set to dock with ISS this year >>
* Moon-showers give Saturn an aquatic belt >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-07-26 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 July 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 July 2011

* Physicists Recreate ‘End Of Time” In Lab >>
* Transforming robotic clothing – >>
* Scientists prove cosmological speed limit, time travel moves a little further out of reach >>

* Sharper, deeper, faster optical imaging of live biological samples >>
* Data Carrying Capacity of a Wireless Nanosensor Internet >>
* China’s First Space Station Module Readies For Liftoff >>

* How to Build a Satellite and Why it’s Hard >>
* Was the universe born spinning? >>
* Controlling your environment with thought alone >>
* Firefox People Are Building A Mobile OS >>

* Watch Festo’s SmartBird Robot Soar Over TED Conference >>
* Kinect-driven tactile bodysuit makes you tingle in eight different places >>
* Is the Master’s Degree the New Bachelor’s? >>
* Virgin Media testing 1.5Gbps internet for lucky Londonites >>

* Big Ideas, Little Ideas >>
* Wolfram Research introduces new programmable document type >>
* Physicists offer countermeasure to new quantum eavesdropping attack >>

* Computer program could ‘revolutionize the world’s health care’ >>
* Water purification unit generates its own energy >>
* Mandrill monkey creates tool for a pedicure (w/ video) >>
* Shrinking Brains May Be Cost of Long Life >>

* Transparent batteries: seeing straight through to the future? (w/ video) >>
* Minority rules: Scientists discover tipping point for the spread of ideas >>

* Next up for the iPhone? Mobile drug testing using your fingerprint >>
* Cloak could hide the wake of a submarine or a ship and make them more quiet and energy efficient >>
* Google Consciousness – Maf Lewis, Rome Viharo TEDxCARDIFF >>

* Using glucose meters to measure other target molecules in blood, serum, water, or food >>
* Milky Way Over Abandoned Kilns >>
* Researchers mimic nature to create a ‘bio-inspired brain’ for robots >>

* Fingerprint scanner to spot the living dead >>
* Startling new truth about sugar >>
* Artificial lung mimics real organ’s design and efficiency: Small device works with air, pure oxygen not needed >>

* Transparent battery makes see-through phones possible >>
* Existence: Where did we come from? >>
* Should we worry about what the LHC is not finding? >>

* Links for 2011-07-25 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 July 2011

* Police Across The US To Use Face Scanners To ID Suspects >>
* Why the human X chromosome is less diverse >>
* “The First Trillionth of a Second of Time” –Will CERN’s LHC Reveal a “Dark Sector” of the Universe? >>
* Probability of ET Life Arbitrarily Small, Say Astrobiologists >>

* The Case for Parallel Universes: Scientific American >>
* Wall-E meets his Canadian DJ maker, turns into a real robot toy (video) >>

* FDA To Scrutinize Mobile Medical Apps >>
* SoftEther’s sensor-laden QUMA robot demonstrates poses, intimidates your acting coach (video) >>
* Facebook Investor Roger McNamee Explains Why Social Is Over >>

* Tattoo Body Modification Gets Futuristically Functional [Tattoos] >>
* The Rich Needn’t Experience Society’s Ills Ever Again Aboard a Tropical Island Megayacht [Yachts] >>
* HK physicists prove single photons do not exceed the speed of light >>

* Researcher Makes a Career Developing Cocaine Vaccine, But Pharmaceutical Companies Won’t Produce It >>
* Supersoldier 2020 will have exoskeleton, robot helpers, pathogen immunity, some doctor assisted regeneration, >>
* Open Problems in Ethics and Rationality >>

* Shedding New Starlight On The Andromeda Galaxy >>
* Daunting space task: Send astronauts to asteroid >>
* Longer-Baseline Telescopes Using Quantum Repeaters >>

* Spintronic Memristor Nanobrain >>
* Susskind’s lectures on quantum entanglement – >>

* Russian space telescope unfurls giant antenna >>
* Asymmetric Quarks Defy Standard Model of Physics, Suggest New Gluon >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 July 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 July 2011

* IBM Sets A New Record With the Scanning of 10 Billion Files in 43 minutes >>
* How Algorithms Are Reshaping Our World >>
* Back To The Moon By 2014 >>
* RNA Drug For High Cholesterol >>

* Space shuttle era ends with Atlantis >>
* Video Pick: Engineering Artificial Cilia >>
* Video: The Next American Space Vehicle Gets Dunked >>

* Giant Crater Is Next Mars Rover Landing Site >>
* Can feeling too good be bad? Positive emotion in bipolar disorder >>
* A Submarine That Doesn’t Make Waves >>

* Go-to-sleep nerve cells, rat empathy, in this week’s news >>
* DNA Evidence: Neanderthals Had Sex With Humans >>
* Vibrating touchscreens that give you a push back >>

* Age no excuse for failing to learn a new language >>
* Molecular Meshup: Self-Assembling “Cages” Trap Molecules >>
* Water –140 Trillion Times Earth’s Oceans–Discovered Surrounding a Huge Black Hole >>

* Large Hadron Collider Sees Tantalizing Hint of Higgs Particle >>
* RadioAstron is trhe biggest radio telescope in space >>
* Links for 2011-07-22 >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 July 2011 >>

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