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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 March 2012

February 29, 2012 Leave a comment

* Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme #TED https://t.co/i7pd7ZiC
* Video: NASA’s Methane-Powered Launcher Lifts Off With a Blue-Hot Column of Flame >>
* Meet the Next CEO of Microsoft: Steven Sinofsky Is the Heir Apparent [Microsoft] >>
* How a Web Link Can Take Control of Your Phone >>
* Russian Mogul Plans to Plant Our Brains in Robots and Keep Them Alive Forever [Video] >>

* The virtual dissection table: Jack Choi at TED2012 >>
* The James Bond of robots: Vijay Kumar at TED2012 >>
* The only way to learn to fly is to fly: Regina Dugan at TED2012 >>
* Reinventing the battery: Donald Sadoway at TED2012 >>

* IBM Snaps a Picture of the Charge Distribution of a Single Molecule >>
* Chinese Drones Will Use Genetic Algorithms to Learn to Hunt For Submarines >>

* Video: Japanese Robots Attempt Chaotic Game of American Football >>
* Video: The Doctors Who Made the No-Pulse Heart >>
* $35 Raspberry Pi snatched up within minutes of going on sale >>
* 5 Ways Cyborg Insects Could Change The World [Video] >>

* An alternative to alternative energy: T. Boone Pickens at TED2012 >>
* NASA’s New Video, Voiced by Optimus Prime >>
* Exciting New ‘Enceladus Explorer’ Mission Proposed to Search for Life >>
* Astronomers See Stars Changing Right Before Their Eyes in Orion Nebula >>

* New Camera Sensor Captures Images and Depth Data At the Same Time [Guts] >>
* Doomsday Seed Vault’s Birthday Brings 25,000 Gifts >>
* Gene Therapy Could Help Corals Survive Climate Change >>
* Microsoft demos three new whiz-bang technologies its working on (w/ video) >>

* Nanofiber breakthrough holds promise for medicine and microprocessors >>
* New Mozilla Browser Add-On Visualizes Who Is Tracking You Online [Privacy] >>
* How memory formation is triggered by stem cells >>

* Medical sensors could phone for help >>
* The Five Best New Features in Windows 8 Consumer Preview [Video] >>
* How to Get Windows 8 Right Now [Video] >>

* Future Day-March 1: Future Day >>
* The Physics of Leap Day >>
* Peaceable matter-antimatter pairs glimpsed in the lab >>
* Fly Through the Colossal 18-Mile-Long Ice Canyon In Antarctica [Video] >>

* Inside Footage from Fukushima’s Deepest Crisis [Video] >>
* Neil Armstrong on space planes, suborbital spaceflight and the future >>
* The multiverse in three parts: Brian Greene at TED2012 >>

* Video: Navy Fires Off Its New Weaponized Railgun >>
* Microsoft’s transparent concept PC lets you poke apps in 3D space >>
* Under the Sea: In the Age of Wireless, Can’t We Do Better than Intercontinental Fiber Optic Cables? >>
* How do we fix medicine? Atul Gawande at TED2012 >>

* Computer Simulation Predicts New Allotrope Of Carbon >>
* Video: The 3-D Sun, Now in HD! >>
* Newly Discovered Space Rock Is Headed Toward Earth, Estimated Time of Arrival 2040 >>

* Robot assembles truss structures autonomously >>
* Asteroids Smacked Moon Stronger & Faster 4 Billion Years Ago >>
* MIT researchers develop a new approach to producing three-dimensional microchips >>

* Panasonic to present ‘Photosynthesis’ concept at the Milano Salone del Mobile 2012 >>
* The Most Distant, Dark Galaxy Ever Found! [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Rapamycin Slows Aging in Mice (PDF) >>
* Printing specially engineered nanostructures on solar cells allows them to reach 70 percent efficiency. >>

* Graphene Targets Mouse Tumor >>
* Removing ‘black sheep’ could make Internet run more efficiently >>
* What Exactly Is a Year and How Is It Measured? [Video] >>

* Why Videos Go Viral [Video] >>
* New Space Drill Could Seek Alien Life Inside Icy Saturn Moon >>
* Augmented-reality rope lets you team up to fly a kite >>
* Pivothead video glasses offer impressive quality, we go hands-on (sample video) >>

* Genetic algorithms let Chinese drones hunt submarines >>
* Quest for quirky quantum particles may have struck gold >>
* Intel’s Greatest New CPU Already Overclocked to 7 GHz [Guts] >>

* Apple Will Announce the Next iPad on March 7th [IPad 3] >>
* Your iPad Could Be Your TV >>
* IBM Lengthens Quantum Coherence and speeds Quantum calculations >>

* Spacecraft assembled for first private shot to ISS >>
* Microsoft’s Crazy New Interface Designs Could Actually Be Useful [Video] >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 February 2012

February 28, 2012 Leave a comment

* IBM: We’re on the cusp of the Quantum Computing revolution (video) >>
* The Best ISS Video Ever? You Decide. >>
* Nokia announces 808 PureView: Belle OS, 4-inch display, 41-megapixel camera(!) (video) >>

* Report: Samsung Galaxy S III to have 1080p screen, quad-core processor >>
* How to Control a Prosthesis With Your Mind >>

* Can The Human Brain See Quantum Images? >>
* Foundation Medicine: Personalizing Cancer Drugs >>
* 1st Asteroid Samples Reveal Surprising Look at Space Rock Crashes >>

* Siri To Power Mercedes-Benz Car Systems >>
* AMD’s Piledriver To Hit 4GHz+ With Resonant Clock Mesh >>
* MIT takes aim at secure, self-healing cloud >>

* Synopsis: Optical Device is More Than 100% Efficient >>
* The $1,000 Genome, and the New Problem of Having Too Much Information >>
* Microsoft Kinect Games Grocery Shopping at Texas Whole Foods >>

* The Internet of the Future Will Be Powered by Optical RAM [Guts] >>
* A scaffolding to plug prosthetic limbs into nerves >>
* Smithsonian collection going 3D printable >>

* Startram could usher in era of low-cost space travel >>
* Richard Obousy Presents at the First Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop >>
* Video – The Technomagic of Sphero >>

* Gene ‘typo’ explains severe epilepsy >>
* With Ritalin, brain catches more mistakes >>
* Viewpoint: Precision Measurement with Cold Atoms >>

* 100,000 Nomad planets per star would not be that helpful for interstellar colonization >>
* Scientists find key to immortality for asexual worms >>
* In the early universe, rapid expansion or something very weird >>

* Space Junk Janitors Should Sweep Up 5 Dead Satellites a Year, Experts Say >>
* Finding explosives with laser beams >>
* What it feels like to be surrounded by 2000 leaping dolphins [Video] >>

* Brain cells know which way you’ll bet >>
* IBM scientists image the charge distribution within a single molecule >>
* Mozilla’s HTML5-based Open Web Devices will give users a smartphone experience at feature phone costs >>

* Ekso Bionics Sells its First Set of Robot Legs Allowing Paraplegics to Walk >>
* RNA interference cancer treatment? Delivering RNA with tiny sponge-like spheres >>
* 60-year-old definition of surface tension on solids revised >>

* Rare Earth Element Tellurium Found Far, Far away >>
* The Logic Behind Bailing Out the Auto Industry: Job Creation With Robotics >>

* NASA Announces Design For New Deep Space Exploration System >>
* A First Course in Loop Quantum Gravity >>
* Michio Kaku: This Super Camera Captures What is Beyond Human Comprehension >>

* Nanosecurity to Fight Against Biological Spyware >>
* World’s First Quadruple Limb Transplant Performed In Turkey >>
* Wikileaks to Publish 5 Million Stratfor Emails: Anonymous May Be Involved >>

* Apps On “Prescription” From Your GP >>
* How your brain tells you where you are (video) >>
* Robotic Octopus Arm: the First Step on the Way to Soft-Robot Revolution >>

* Meditation and the Brain 1/12: Activating the Brain’s Compassion Circuits >>
* Youtube starts banning ‘religiously offensive’ videos >>
* Adobe Brings Photoshop Touch to the iPad >>

* Robotic Ultrasound Visualization During Radiation Therapy >>
* Researchers test sugary solution to Alzheimer`s >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 February 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 February 2012

February 26, 2012 Leave a comment

* Samsung Galaxy Beam hands-on at MWC 2012 >>
* Court upholds Fifth Amendment, prevents forced decryption of data >>
* The Pentagon Has 6 Bomb-Zapping Ray Guns (Which May Be 6 Too Many) >>

* Light-based ‘Metatronics’ chip melts minds, not copper >>
* Duracell could bring wireless charging to any smartphone, we go hands-on (video) >>
* Optical Memory Could Speed Up the Internet >>

* Huawei Ascend D Quad (hands-on) >>
* This cat uses sign language to ask for more noms [Video] >>
* Watch a rare interview with the father of the Higgs boson [Video] >>

* Stem Cell Finding Could Expand Women’s Lifetime Supply of Eggs >>
* AMD Will Push Piledriver Processor Beyond 4GHz Using Resonant Clock Mesh Technology >>
* Mind-reading skateboard gets cues from neuroheadset (w/ video) >>

* Carbon Nanotube Coated Fibers Could One Day Lead To Self-Heating Clothing [Video] >>
* It Turns Out You Probably Can’t Survive An Atomic Bomb Blast Inside a Fridge >>

* Researchers Create Fabric That Converts Body Heat Into Electricity [VIDEO] >>
* Comment of the Day: Michio Kaku on Intelligent Extraterrestrial Life >>
* Should There Be a Sci-Fi Category At the Oscars? >>

* MIT Researchers Able to Control Properties of Nanowires as They Grow >>
* NHK’s new Super Hi-Vision sensor captures 8K at 120fps, fast enough for Usain Bolt? >>
* Carnival of Nuclear Energy 93 >>

* Is farming brain-dead chickens more ethical? >>
* Breakthrough Quadcopter Does Previously Impossible Acrobatics [Video] >>
* 35 Years Later, The ‘Wow!’ Signal Still Tantalizes >>

* Robot fish found able to lead real fish (w/ video) >>
* How Long Will Your Love Last? Check Your Oxytocin >>
* Focus: Graphyne May Be Better than Graphene >>
* Nanosecond trading could make markets go haywire >>

* Galaxy may swarm with 100,000 times more ‘nomad planets’ than stars >>
* MIND Reviews: Dirty Minds: How Our Brains Influence Love, Sex, and Relationships >>
* New cancer drug sabotages tumour’s escape route >>

* Monkey controls robot hand through brain implants >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Feb. 23, 2012 >>
* VIDEO: GEVEY Releases First SIM Unlock For iPhone 4S (With No Jailbreak Required) >>

* Blood mystery solved: Two new blood types identified >>
* Aircraft of the future could capture and re-use some of their own power >>
* New Qualcomm chips aim to bring 1.3Gbps WiFi to one and all >>

* Black Hole Creates Fastest Wind Ever Clocked [VIDEO] >>
* Another Demonstration of Extended Longevity in Mice through Transplantation of Stem Cells >>
* Ofer Lahav on dark energy An accelerating universe >>

* Counting down to TED2012: A roundup of guides, schedules and links >>
* Stealth mutations let cancer genes sneak in >>
* Barnstorming the Suborbital Science Frontier >>
* Physicists Pinpoint W Boson, Narrow Search for Higgs >>

* Your Sweaty Ass Could Soon Be Charging Your Phone >>
* ScienceShot: Honey, I Shrunk the Horse >>
* Stochastic Pattern Recognition Dramatically Outperforms Conventional Techniques >>

* Fantastic Voyage: implantable medical device can propel itself through bloodstream >>
* Detonate the transparency grenade to instantly collect and leak sensitive data >>
* All-seeing time-lapse reveals altered memories >>

* Implantable, Wireless Sensors Share Secrets of Healing Tissues >>
* SanDisk 19nm 128Gb flash memory chip is world’s smallest >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 February 2012

February 23, 2012 Leave a comment

* Solar Panels Float, Rotate >>
* How Scattered Light May Reveal Alien Planet Atmospheres >>
* Swimming through blood stream: engineers create wireless, self-propelled medical device >>
* Alright, Neutrinos, The Gig Is Up! [Starts With A Bang] >>

* Skeletal Muscle Printed with Organovo’s 3-D Printer >>
* Semiconductor considers switching to a 450 mm 14 nanometer electron beam lithography tool >>
* Men Are Not On Their Way to Extinction After All >>
* What Would Happen If You Shot a Gun In Space? >>

* Scoping the cost of the world’s biggest new supercomputer >>
* GPS jamming: a clear and present reality >>
* An ‘off’ switch for pain >>

* Error Undoes Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Results >>
* The Emerging Science of Connected Networks >>
* Mobile-Connected Devices Will Make the World Even Smaller | >> >>

* Nuclear spies use earth and skies to up their game >>
* Space elevator by 2050 planned, to include space solar power >>
* One-Minute Physics: How to levitate by vomiting milk >>

* Aging of eyes is blamed for range of health woes >>
* Civilization faces ‘perfect storm of ecological and social problems’ >>
* Creating buildings that repair themselves >>

* Recharge your cell phone with a touch? New nanotechnology converts body heat into power >>
* ‘Fountain of youth’ enzyme lengthens mouse life >>

* US Air Force Expectations around Quantum Computing, Memristors, Nanotechnology >>
* NCBI ROFL: Finally, science invents a toilet seat that takes your blood pressure! >>
* Rudy Rucker – Beyond Machines: The Year 3000 >>
* Google’s ‘Terminator’ Glasses Will Contain A Camera And Track Your Location >>

* Stem cell implants boost monkeys with Parkinson’s >>
* Going up: Japan builder eyes space elevator >>
* Biosensors measure sporting success >>
* NASA Hopes To Rent Out Cape Canaveral Launchpads, Other Facilities >>

* Nuclear space bomb ‘quite likely’ >>
* LightBeam pico projector turns any surface into a display, any object into a remote >>
* Patent application hints at Voice Actions for Google TV >>
* RB3D develops Hercule robotic exoskeleton, boosts strength without P90X >>

* Electric Rockets Set To Transform Space Flight >>
* Gunze’s new touchscreen tech knows who’s touching it >>
* NYT: Google to sell Android-based heads-up display glasses this year >>
* The Airborne Laser, Missile-Zapping Laser Plane of the Future, Is No More >>

* Brian Cox explains the interconnectedness of the universe, explodes your brain [Video] >>
* How it Works: The Computer Inside Your Car >>
* Why Quantum Theory Is So Misunderstood >>
* NASA Discovers a Water World: A ‘New Species’ “Unlike Any Planet We Know Of” >>

* Sci-fi ad can scan your face, deliver gender-biased messages >>
* Simulated Space Mission to Teach People How to Cook on Mars >>
* Injectable gel could repair tissue damaged by heart attack >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 February 2012

February 22, 2012 Leave a comment

* Software adds fake objects to photos >>
* Robot immerses you in its senses >>
* Neuroscientists identify how the brain works to select what we (want to) see >>
* Why the Popularity of Some Web Pages Doesn’t Fall Over Time >>

* Traffic intersections of the future will control autonomous vehicles >>
* Why is our shrinking moon also stretching? >>
* Prune bad brain wiring with magnetic pulses >>

* “Heart Stop Beating” – New Film Documents Heartless Man >>
* Smaller antennas for smaller wireless devices and still smaller micro-air vehicles >>

* How Did Human Brains Get to Be so Big? >>
* SH Membership Program Update – Carl Zimmer, Ray Kurzweil, Ekso Bionics, and More >>
* Smartphones, Apps, student hackers and startups making revolutionary technology to help the poor at low cost >>

* Taser’s on-officer cameras catch you in the act, right to remain silent imperative >>
* Attention RIAA – This is why we pirate – The Oatmeal >>
* Scientists Are Building Robot Dinosaurs Out Of 3-D Printed Fossils >>

* Nokia Siemens HSPA+ Multiflow lets one device connect to two cell sites simultaneously >>
* [Video] Thinking Cities >>
* 65-Foot-High Lego Church Is Really a Party Cathedral [Video] >>

* New Life, From an Arctic Flower That Died 32,000 Years Ago >>
* A New Way to Visualize Earth – Microsoft Research >>
* Lighting a fire under satellite broadband >>
* When 14 Billion Years Just Isn’t Enough Time (preview) >>

* Unifying silicon- and DNA-based computing | KurzweilAI >>
* Algorithm Uses Photo Networks To Reveal Your Hometown >>
* Sprinting chips could push phones to the speed limit >>

* India’s 500 megawatt breeder reactor to be commissioned in and Russian and Chinese Fast Reactor Plans and Projects >>
* Rio Tinto plans world-first driverless rail network >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 February 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 February 2012

February 20, 2012 Leave a comment

* Atomically-precise positioning of a single atom transistor – VIDEO >>
* VIDEOS from “Global Future 2045” congress. >> #gf2045
* What Makes Us Clever? A Horizon Guide to Intelligence >>
* Gas Cooled Modular Reactors Will Change the Future of Energy >>

* The Star Wars Franchise Is Worth Over $30 Billion, And It’s Growing >>
* Intel Gets Serious With Solar-powered CPU Tech >>
* Here’s Why So Many Women Leave Science And Math Careers >>

* VIDEO: Gesturing towards the future of interaction >>
* Lab-grown hamburger to be served this fall >>
* VLC 2.0 now available, offering faster decoding, a refreshed UI >>

* Intel Chefs Bake WiFi Into Mobile Chips >>
* Futureseek Daily Paper is out! >> ? Top stories today via @lablogga @ieet
* Canadian Man Excavates His Basement Using R/C Trucks Over 7 Years! >>

* “Apple’s Future Isn’t in Magic, It’s in Math” >>
* Single atom transistor gets precise position on chip >>
* Robots and AI are not the same thing >>

* Will Artificial Intelligences Find Humans Enjoyable? >>
* Patrick Tucker Space-Based Solar Power Could Arrive in Ten Years >>
* How To Reverse Aging >>

* Self-Driving Tech Veers into Mid-Range Cars >>
* Small, Modular Nuclear Reactors — the Future of Energy? >>
* A Look At Microsoft’s ‘Mini Internet’ For Testing IE >>
* Commercial Drones Taking To the Skies >>

* New Startup Develops Continuous Blood Pressure Measurement Without a Counter-Pressure Cuff >>
* NHTSA issues “distraction guidelines” proposal for in-vehicle electronics, MyFord Touch frets >>
* I Have Seen The Future, And Its Sky Is Full Of Eyes >>

* MIT duo successfully tests wireless drug-delivery microchips, more consistent than injections >>
* Oxford Nanopore is commercializing a USB-sized sequencing machine >>
* No, Nevada’s Robot Car Rules Won’t Let You Drink And Drive >>
* Remote-Controlled Drug Device Could Deliver Chemo at Home [Science] >>

* Meet the youngest person on Earth to achieve nuclear fusion [Afternoon Reading] >>
* Eta Carinae’s 21-Year Outburst: A Cosmic Instant Replay! >>
* Georgia Tech develops braille-like texting app >>
* ‘Talking dictionaries’ document vanishing languages >>

* Molecule snakes into DNA and stays put >>
* Doing biotech in my bedroom >>
* First wirelessly controlled drug-delivery chip successfully tested >>

* DNA nanorobots deliver ‘suicide’ messages to cancer cells, other diseases >>
* USB stick can sequence DNA in seconds >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 February 2012

February 17, 2012 Leave a comment

* Video: Weekly Space Hangout with Special Guest Alan Stern >>
* Lower Cost carrier grade Wireless Backhaul communication technology >>
* Bill Cress Talks With Hailey Bright at the 100 Year Starship Conference In Orlando >>
* GPS enhanced with cheap cameras and cheap computers >>

* The Engadget Interview: Duracell President Stassi Anastassov on future battery tech (video) >>
* GENIE rocket system does smooth VTOL, lateral flight, cheap trips to Mars (video) >>
* EPFL’s CleanSpace One: clearing up cosmic clutter (video) >>

* SOLID Clues for Finding Life on Mars >>
* Volkswagen’s intelligent car: the next step in connected cars >>
* Low-carbon technologies ‘no quick-fix,’ say researchers >>

* Augmented reality touch interface gives you a remote control robot >>
* Video of the Day: Neil, the cyborg who ‘hears’ colors >>
* Waterless Washing Machine Levitates Laundry and Cleans It With Dry Ice >>

* York researchers create ‘tornados’ inside electron microscopes >>
* Microchip Implant Gives Medication On Command >>
* Color is key in controlling flies, researchers find >>
* Sick fruit flies self-medicate with alcohol >>

* Humans Have About 100 Broken Genes Each >>
* DNA nanorobot triggers targeted therapeutic responses >>
* MIT Research: New system allows robots to continuously map their environment >>
* Microchips’ optical future >>

* Estimate of 100,000 objects heavier than Pluto per Star >>
* Power plants: Grow your own electricity >>
* Physicists Predict The Existence of Time Crystals >>

* Major breakthrough in Nanosurgery and the fight against cancer: >>
* Is Commercial space transportation reaching a tipping point? >>
* #ENERGY: “Grid-Scale Batteries Could Buffer Renewables” >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 February 2012 >>

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