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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 4-5 January 2012

* Microsoft’s Newest Flight Simulator Goes Freemium >>
* Avoiding Facial Recognition of the Future >>
* Facebook, Google, Twitter and More: 12 Predictions for 2012 >>

* Microphone Turns Any Surface into Touch Interface >>
* 80,000-Year Voyage to Alpha Centauri: Carrying the DNA Necessary to Recreate Humans >>
* 10 Tech Concepts You Need to Know for 2012 >>

* New Research Suggests That Dreaming About a Task Gives Us an Edge in Real Life >>
* Apple ‘considering bid for Premier League TV rights’ >>
* Concept Socket That Ejects Your Appliances When You Forget to Unplug Them >>

* MetroPCS to sell phones with TV tuners >>
* Can You Give Someone Cancer? >>
* China Builds the World’s Largest Battery, a Building-Sized, 36-Megawatt-Hour Behemoth >>

* Scientists create first 3-D map of human genome >>
* Encrypting Pictures Using Chaotic Cellular Automata >>
* Videos of 28th Chaos Communication Congress talks >>

* Optogenetics switch turns neurons on and off >>
* Solar paint is inefficient but simple to make >>
* Startup promises a revolutionary grid battery >>

* Is 2012 The Year That Robot Applications Take Root? >>
* Doubts over virus that can hunt down cyberattacks >>

* Company Claims Optical Blood Pressure Monitor Breakthrough >>
* NASA Wants to Power Robots With Microbes >>
* Dinosaur-Like Tails Make Terrestrial Mobile Robots More Agile >>
* Why is Russia Hot on Molecular Nanotech and the US Not? >>

* Swiss Jumpglider Bot Leaps Into Flight, Inspired by Insects and Bats >>
* MRI: Quantum computing meets medicine >>
* NASA Rover Mission Marks 8 Pioneering Years on Mars >>
* Q & A: Where did the Sun Come From? >>

* Tiny Area 1/400th of Milky Way is Changing View of Life in Cosmos >>
* Breast and Pancreatic cancer vaccine could being human clinical trials by end of 2012 >>

* Researcher predicts AIs with dog-level intelligence within a decade >>
* Physicists propose test for loop quantum gravity >>
* Viewpoint: A Trapped Nanoparticle Listens In >>
* Pitt: A shot of young stem cells made rapidly aging mice live longer and healthier >>

* Cat-brushing robot draws all signs of contentment (w/ video) >>
* Bulging fibre excels at storing light >>
* Scanadu developing a Medical Tricorder >>

* Understanding the science for tomorrow: myth and reality >>
* Using millions of glowing bacteria to detect toxins >>
* Leaping lizards and dinosaurs inspire robot design >>
* How Rovio Makes Money >>
* #ALGORITHMS: “Six Ways to Kill Enterprise Innovation” >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1-3 January 2012 >>

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