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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 5 December 2011

December 6, 2011 Leave a comment

* Samsung shows us what their flexible tablet technology could look like [Video] >>
* Darpa’s ‘Social Interaction’ Sensors >>
* Astronomers confirm ‘Earth twin’ >>

* Voyager 1 hits new region at solar system edge >>
* Flying robots build structure >>
* You can’t run from the cop car of the future >>

* First Molybdenite microchip >>
* Rise of the TIMBIs >>
* The Physics of why the e-Cat’s Cold Fusion Claims Collapse >>
* Giant Casimir Effect Predicted Inside Metamaterials >>

* DARPA’s Almost-Impossible Challenge to Reconstruct Shredded Documents: Solved >>
* Video: International Cell Race Clocks Cells Speeding Along Microscopic Race Tracks, For Science >>
* Simulations predict 3D arrays of carbon nanotubes will be stiffer than carbon nanotubes tougher than diamond >>

* Proton beam experiments open new areas of research >>
* Single-molecule electronic switch supports six logic states >>
* Neurons illuminate as they fire, may open new ways to trace brain signals >>

* Reliability of quantum key distribution for encryption ‘proven,’ say Swiss researchers >>
* Eric Drexler: how exploratory engineering will lead to future nanotechnologies >>
* Sub-10 nm Nanofabrication via Nanoimprint Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers and other tools at Berkely labs >>

* Spray Painting Cancer Cells >>
* Virtual Childbirth Simulator Predicts Likelihood of Normal Birth Based on MRI of Mother and Fetus >>
* Microsoft Updating Xbox Interface; Adding Voice Search >>
* Hybrid Memory cube with 3D memory and 10 times the data speed should be commerially available in 2 years >>

* Grading the Digital School: Khan Academy Blends Its YouTube Approach With Classrooms >>
* Cloned mammoths to be reality in 5 years? >>
* How Exploratory Engineering Will Lead to Future Nanotechnologies >>

* Astronaut Plays Baseball by Himself in Space >>
* Lockheed Martin shows us how it’s getting Orion ready to explore the cosmos >>
* Eye Tracking Could be the Next Natural User Interface >>

* World’s Fastest Cells Raced On Petri Dish >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1-4 December 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1-4 December 2011

December 4, 2011 Leave a comment

* The Neurobiology and Mathematics of Consciousness – Christof Koch – Singularity Summit 2011 >>
* Light Echoes from V838 Mon >>
* Near term computer interfaces Kinect 2, Senseg, Siri are moving towards ultimate interfaces >>
* Darpa’s Creepy Robo-Blob Learns to Crawl >>

* Boeing’s Plan to Return to the Moon by 2022 >>
* What was the first math problem that we needed a computer to solve? >>
* Gene acts as stop signal for skin cancer >>

* Human Genome Untangled in 3-D [Video] >>
* Let’s build a beacon to tell aliens who we were >>
* First Demonstration Of Opto-Electronic Reservoir Computing >>
* Australian Star Scientific is probably the claimant of the 1 megawatt nuclear fusion device >>

* Engineering cartilage replacements >>
* Ladder-climbing robot brings us one step closer to extinction (video) >>
* A New Coating Promises the End of Smudges >>
* Gasoline Fuel Cell Would Boost Electric Car Range >>

* Video: Qbo Robot Learns to Recognize Itself in a Mirror >>
* Swiss scientists prove durability of quantum network >>
* Quantum Entanglement Links Two Diamonds >>

* Dwave Systems shows off 512 qubit quantum computer chip >>
* Coming soon; a full length feature film shot entirely on a phone >>
* Breakthrough: Gene Therapy Provides Full Protection from HIV Transmission in Mice [Video] >>
* Japanese Scientists Make A Crab Transparent >>

* Intel Working on AR Chip >>
* NASA commissions washing machine for zero gravity >>
* The first lab-grown hamburger will cost $345,000 >>
* Better electronics? Start with the switch >>

* Foldable robot scooter Kobot >>
* Human Brain Is Limiting Global Data Growth, Say Computer Scientists >>
* Robotics Meets Architecture – 50 Quadcopters Will Autonomously Build Twenty Foot Tower >>

* Voyager space probes show outsiders’ view of Milky Way >>
* Gene is first linked to herpes-related cold sores >>
* Peter Thiel Announces Breakout Labs to Energize Innovation >>

* Toyota Develops Touch Screen Car Doors >>
* Tobii looks to keep you alert by detecting when you’re tweet-driving (video) >>
* UCLA researchers demonstrate fully printed carbon nanotube transistor circuits for displays >>
* UCLA scientists engineer blood stem cells to fight melanoma >>

* Artificial leaf could debut new era of ‘fast-food energy’ >>
* Physicist uses laser to generate random numbers >>
* Robotic neurosurgery multiplies surgeon ‘hands’ >>

* Civilian use of tiny drones may soon fly in US >>
* 3D printer used to make bone-like material >>
* Shape-Shifting Robot Shows Some Spine [Video] >>
* Gene therapy turns muscles into HIV antibody factories >>

* Lawrenceville Plasma Physics Has Repeatable Power Pulses >>
* 10 Mega-Construction Projects That Could Save the Environment >>
* Scientists ID ‘Morning Person’ Gene >>
* Russia switches on missile radar >>

* UK space radar project initiated >>
* Space Based Solar Power Status >>
* Scientists Regenerate Muscle in Mice >>

* Printers Can Be Hacked to Catch on Fire >>
* Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: December 2011 >>

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