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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 October 2011

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* Watching a Virus Begin Its Attack >>
* Researchers suspend, image single DNA molecules >>
* Enormous space tunnel will test ion engines >>
* HyQ quadruped robot from Italy can trot, kick >>

* One-Minute Physics: How to break the speed of light >>
* Ghost of the Cepheus Flare >>
* Scientists measure dream content for the first time >>

* ARM CTO predicts chips the size of blood cells >>
* The Story of the Higgs Boson, as Told by Higgs Himself [Video] >>
* Lung regeneration closer to reality >>

* Scientists hail brain gene find >>
* Aviation Weeks complete Imagining the future technology list >>
* 12 visions of the future of computing, biotechnology, energy, and more >>

* Test Could Show Which Cancers Will Respond to Chemotherapy >>
* ‘Junk DNA’ is all that separates us from chimps >>
* Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: November 2011 >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 October 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 October 2011

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* World’s most powerful laser to tear apart the vacuum of space >>
* Fertility Chip Could Herald New Era of Hands-On Home Testing for Sperm Effectiveness [Medicine] >>
* Researchers showcase cylindrical mirror on iPad >>
* Aviation Week lists potential technologies in Imagining the Future >>
* One Body by XVIVO >>

* Magnetic Tongue Can Taste Tomatoes and Maybe More >>
* Brain-Computer Interface Steers Helicopter Movements in 3D >>
* Man Has Nokia Phone Embedded In False Limb >>

* Siri Ported To iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G >>
* Dopamine release in human brain tracked at microsecond timescale reveals decision-making >>
* New high-precision eye surgery robot helps doctors stay sharp >>

* 350 Years of Science Online >>
* Meet Firefox’s Built-In PDF Reader >>
* Robot Walks Like a Human, Requires No Power >>

* Your Tech Skills Have a Two Year Half-Life >>
* AUO’s flexible e-paper to take on Stretch Armstrong in battle of the bendiest >>
* When Having the US Debt Paid Off Was a Problem >>

* iPod fathers unveil their next project, the Nest Learning Thermostat (hands-on) >>
* How IT Costs More Jobs than It Creates >>
* Nokia’s kinetic future: flexible screens and a twisted interface (video) >>
* Google gets ready to play traditional TV, preps original YouTube channels >>

* Google TV, take two, arrives next week with Honeycomb, Android Market >>
* Inside Your Brain on Cannabis: Cognitive Chaos >>
* Toilets could clean themselves by 2021 >>

* Robot Apocolypse >>
* Spin lasers at 11.1 Gigahertz with potential for 100 gigahertz speed for internet of tomorrow >>
* Berkeley Lab will create an advanced extreme-ultraviolet microscope called SHARP >>

* Quantum keys let submarines talk securely >>
* Spiral Galaxy NGC 3370 from Hubble >>
* Why we think there’s a Multiverse, not just our Universe >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 October 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 October 2011

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* Drug hallucinations look real in the brain >>
* Japan Unveils World’s Largest 3D Display (video) >>

* Police headcams to stream live >>
* First GPS-Enabled Walking Shoes Help Caregivers Track Alzheimer’s Patients >>
* Video: Microsoft shows off our augmented reality, holographic future >>

* Video: Supercooled Quantum Levitating Hoverboard Lets Students Glide on Air >>
* The beauty of small things: Extraordinary satellite time-lapse titles for TEDxDubai >>
* Connecting neurons to fix the brain >>

* Massively Parallel Computer Built From Single Layer of Molecules >>
* Watch this [Class M] >>
* Space Junk Crisis: Time to Bring in the Lasers >>
* Astronomers discover complex organic matter in the universe >>

* Harnessing the Earth, the atom and the leaf >>
* Planets hiding in stars’ spiral arms? >>
* Physicists manipulate single molecules to unravel secrets of protein folding >>

* Single photons for optical information transfer >>
* Speedy 3-D X-rays in the operating room >>
* Gene therapy ‘to protect sight’ >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22-28 October 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22-28 October 2011

October 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Sorry, haven’t been able to get to running FS quite as normal this week ….

* Solar powered hybrid airships >>
* Nokia shows off flexible mobile device of the future >>
* Invisibility tiles can cloak any shape >>
* Dreams read by brain scanner for the first time >>
* Quantum upgrade removes need for spooky observer >>
* Neural implants with improved efficiency >>

* Real-life inception: Army looks to ‘counteract nightmares’ with digital dreams >>
* BlueBiped: A human-like walking robot that requires no power source >>
* Craig Venter Sets X-Prize for Human Genome Sequencing >>
* IBM Simulates 4.5 Percent of the Human Brain and Might Make You Obsolete by 2019 >>

* Software Seamlessly Inserts New Objects Into Existing Photographs >>
* Video: Flying Sphere-Shaped Drone Wows Crowds in Tokyo >>
* Electron accelerator scientists report breakthroughs >>
* Nano memory device is laser activated >>

* Water’s quantum weirdness makes life possible >>
* IC 1805: The Heart Nebula in HDR >>
* A New School Of Thought >>
* Darpa Robots Will Turn Dead Satellites Into a Zombie Orbital Array >>
* Watch the World Burn: Cool NASA Video Shows Fires Around Globe >>

* Four-Inch Long Amoebas Found in Mariana Trench [Science] >>
* Nuclear-powered flying airports would never have to land >>
* Researchers build transparent, super-stretchy skin-like sensor (w/ video) >>
* Self driving cars will save fuel >>

* It will not be a problem to feed 15 billion people >>
* Scientists uncover genetic causes of bipolar disorder >>
* Making building blocks from viruses >>
* Steven Pinker: Humans are less violent than ever >>
* Iris (Siri for Android) released >>

* Wind turbine blades reach out to catch the breeze >>
* HH-222: The Waterfall Nebula >>
* The Wheel Reinvented – The Q Drum Is An Easy Way To Transport Water (video) >>
* One-Minute Physics: Why light slows down in glass >>
* Unbearable itch may no longer be a pain in anaesthesia >>

* Fly on wall sees things it wishes it hadn’t >>
* Weekend Diversion: Lift me up, Quantum-style! >>
* Scientists unlock the genetic basis for weed’s high >>
* Population of world ‘could grow to 15bn by 2100’ >>

* Catfight! Siri, Meet Iris, Your Quickie Android Rival >>
* First icy star-disc hints at source of Earth’s water >>
* Europe launches first two Galileo navigation satellites >>
* The Status of Dark Matter >>

* Todd Kuiken: The Future of Prosthetic Arms >>
* Andrea Kuszewski Citizen Scientist 2.0 >>
* Hey yo, T(ether) technology tracks rap gestures in 3D >>
* A Vigorous Discussion of Our Future In Space >>
* Kinect adds Sesame Street and National Geographic to Xbox Live, makes motion control wholesome fun >>

* Toshiba Shows Mobile LCD With 2,560 × 1,600 Resolution And 498PPI Density >>
* Google Reader to Get Google+ Integration >>
* A prosthetic arm that ‘feels’: Todd Kuiken on >> >>

* Robotic Venus Flytrap Snags Prey >>
* An Infant Star System With “Thousands of Oceans'” Worth of Water >>
* Studying bacteria communication for future nanoscale networks >>

* Holodesk prototype puts life in computers (w/ video) >>
* Part I: The energy that drives the stars comes closer to Earth >>
* Neuroscientists unlock shared brain codes >>

* Live long, pass it on >>
* Coming soon: Fly from SF to Sydney in 2 hours (Video) >>
* Mouse manoeuvres in the dark reveal brain’s map links >>
* New generation of superlattice cameras add more ‘color’ to night vision >>

* Like Stones, Why Some Balls Bounce On Water >>
* Blog – Kurzweil Responds: Don’t Underestimate the Singularity >>
* Lytro Camera . First look revolutionary new imaging device >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 October 2011

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* Quantum levitation demo proves floating cars are on the way >>
* Robot builds its own body from sprayable foam >>

* Christie Medical Launches First Portable VeinViewer >>
* Emtech@MIT On-Demand Video Replays >>
* Theoretical question relating to life on other planets >>

* Microsoft’s PocketTouch prototype is like x-ray vision for your fingers (video) >>
* Most relaxing song ever created ? >>
* Lego Robot Beats Human World Record For Solving the Rubik’s Cube! >>

* NASA’s 3D global imagery makes Google Earth look kind of lame >>
* Google’s very close to launching a digital download store with a little twist >>
* Chrome Gets Text-to-Speech APIs >>

* Russians plan to build Moon base in ancient volcanic tunnels >>
* Cells crawl all over our bodies, but how? >>

* Tiny new tool to track heart rate in real time on a smartphone (w/ video) >>
* Tiny battery is also a nanomotor >>
* The eyes have it: Computer-inspired creativity >>

* Quantum mechanics and Einstein’s general relativity: 1 clock with 2 times >>
* Turning viruses into molecular Legos >>
* Stopping a real-life ‘Contagion’ >>

* Xbox 720: Every rumour about the new Xbox >>
* Future chips could ‘self rewire’ >>

* Scientists create modular logic gates from bacteria and DNA >>
* iPhone accelerometer detects keystrokes >>

* Why Not Space? >>
* Google Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0): a hands-on screenshot gallery >>
* Samsung Galaxy Nexus camera and 1080p video samples >>

* How Google’s Self-Driving Car Works >>
* Scientists hope to create robot strawberry pickers >>
* Future spaceflight goes virtual >>

* Rethinking ‘normal’ in technology: Q&A with Justin Hall-Tipping >>
* An Amazing Robot Sailboat that Kills Oil Spills [Watch This] >>
* Video: A Mashup of 3-D Printing and Augmented Reality Helps Find New Drug Targets >>

* New radar technology provides real-time video of what’s going on behind solid walls >>
* VIDEO: ‘Bionic’ ear helps boy hear again >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 October 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 October 2011

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* Brain controlled prosthetics + HULC Exoskeleton + Heartland Robotic Arms.. >>
* Singularity Summit 2011 videos >>

* Meet the robot who plays piano faster than any human – mind you, he does have 19 finger: >>
* Quantum Levitation >>
* 3D printing and augmented reality to help model drugs >>

* Turn anything (even your clothes) into a touchscreen >>
* Does future hold ‘Avatar’-like bodies for us? >>
* Movie: Approaching Light Speed >>

* Iris scanner could tell your race and gender >>
* Learning from Bacteria about Social Networks >>
* Nano-channels for molecule delivery – and construction? >>

* Transcending Borders but Not Laws >>
* PR2 Robot Learns to Scoop Up Distasteful Matter >>
* Deeper into the Universe >>

* Wireless bike brake system has the highest GPA ever >>
* Comet May Have Missed Earth By a Few hundred Kilometers >>
* SideBySide makes tiny projectors fun again (video) >>

* Electrical Power From Humans >>
* Clean Air Cocoon can reduce surgical infections by 84 percent >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 October 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 October 2011

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* Video: Face-Controlled Wheelchair Moves With the Clench of a Jaw >>
* Cybersecurity breakthrough keeps sensitive data confined in physical space (w/ video) >>
* Video: Immersive Flight Simulation Dome Offers Seamless, Super-Real 360-Degree Views >>

* Wearable depth-sensing projection system makes any surface capable of multitouch interaction (w/ video) >>
* The “flipped classroom”—which switches the order of classroom instruction and homework—is the latest education craze. >>
* Laser activated ablation propulsion could rescue astronauts and move space junk >>

* Future computers that modify themselves >>
* Original spin: Was the universe born whirling? >>
* The mechanism that gives shape to life >>

* Laser ‘tractor beams’ could reel in lost astronauts >>
* Bird’s-eye view of solar plant that works at night >>
* A lot of Nuclear energy could enable an Ammonia as a sustainable fuel >>

* One-Minute Physics: Why there is no pink light >>
* Memory Trick Could Speed Up the Web >>
* Electricity used to “shoot” bits of biomolecules into cells for precision gene therapy >>

* Teamlab’s hangers use RFID to take shopping into the 21st century (video) >>
* Scientists Discover Mechanism That Gives Shape to Life >>
* Singularity Summit 2011 CliffNotes : >>

* Popsci Brilliant 10; yearly list of geniuses includes new forms of geometry studying sun plasma, butterfly pharmacology >>
* Stem cells successfully treat genetic disease for the first time >>
* Those scan results are just an app away >>

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