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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 March 2012

* Ionic propulsion for small satellites >>
* Tooth Tattoo Diagnoses Illness and Alerts Doctors [Science] >>
* The Cloud Will Cure Cancer >>

* Artificial synapses could lead to machines that mimic biological brains >>
* World’s first bedside genetic test >>
* Compressed-Air Car Winds Way To Market >>

* Video: With This Camera, Your Fingers Frame the Shot >>
* New Algorithm Captures What Pleases Human Ear—and May Replace Human Instrument Tuners >>
* APOD: Rocket Trails in the Milky Way >>

* Samsung adds ‘blink detection’ to smartphone face unlock feature >>
* A live version of Google Earth will be here a lot sooner than you think [Video] >>
* Wind turbine generates energy floating 350 feet off the ground >>

* Building connections — between toys … >>
* Oscillating gel acts like artificial skin, giving robots potential ability to feel >>
* Weekly Space Hangout — March 29, 2012 >>

* Living microrobot could detect diseases in humans >>
* Synopsis: Cultivating Extra Dimensions >>
* First the smart phone, now the smart home >>

* Safer, personalized cancer therapy by linking cancer genes with anticancer drugs >>
* How does the brain secrete morality? >>
* New search tool to unlock Wikipedia >>

* Clocking galaxy clusters to gauge dark energy >>
* Ionic-powered nanosatellite can go to the Moon on drops of fuel >>
* Photoacoustics technique detects small number of cancer cells >>

* Al-Jazeera’s The Stream, talking about the promise and perils of transhumanism >>
* Full face transplant promises less risk of rejection >>
* Speech Jamming Gun From Japan Silences People From Up To 34 Meters Away >>

* Age of oldest rocks off by millions of years >>
* Human brain organised like a 3D ‘New York City’ grid >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 March 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 March 2012

* Video: Army’s Remote Controlled Car Jumps 30 Feet Up In the Air >>
* A Blind Man Is Driving This Car [Video] >>
* 100-Year-Old Lightbulb Unearthed From Time Capsule Still Works >>

* Ubi-Camera frames photos with fingers, fails to call you fabulous (video) >>
* Cancer ‘encyclopaedia’ published >>
* Giant Tube Stopper Will Plug Flooded Subways and Choke Off Gas Attacks >>

* This Flexible E-Ink Display Will Be In Real Devices This Summer >>
* Ultralight Structures for Space Telescopes that are 100 times cheaper and Printable Spacecraft >>

* Anti-insect wheat trials launched >>
* New layer of genetic information discovered >>
* The Denver Zoo’s Poo-Powered Rickshaw Turns Animal Waste into Energy >>

* A Cloud Operating System Takes Shape >>
* New Google Account Activity lets you know what Google knows about you >>
* Watch This Blind Man Take A Trip In One Of Google’s Self-Driving Cars >>

* VIDEO: US full face transplant ‘success’ >>
* TV and movies overtake online gaming on Xbox 360 >>
* Microsoft Xbox Kinect 1.5 Creates Shift in How We Interact with Technology >>

* Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Internet & PC in 1974 >>
* Crossing the 50 billion km mark and giving Google Maps for Android a fresh look >>

* Synthetic Biology could bring extinct species back >>
* Rover Turns to Supercomputing Power in Moon Race >>
* Epigenetic changes in blood samples may point to schizophrenia >>

* Fuze Wants You to View Your Next Meeting in HD >>
* An Inexpensive Self-Balancing Robot >>

* Solar is the Energy of Tomorrow. Fusion is the Future. >>
* Amazon Founder Finds Apollo 11 Moon Rocket Engines On Ocean Floor >>
* Physicists mix 2 lasers to create light at many frequencies >>

* How the Cost of Computation Restricts the Processes of Life >>
* 3D solar-cell towers deliver up to 20 times more power per base area >>
* Earthshine and Venus Over Sierra de Guadarrama <br> >>

* Could human and computer viruses merge? >>
* Transparent memory chips are coming >>

* Automation improves tissue engineering >>
* LG to sell its ultra slim 55-inch 3D OLED TV for $8,000 >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 March 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 March 2012

* Zapping asteroids and space debris with a swarm of satellites firing lasers >>
* 10 Billion Earth-Like Planets May Exist in Our Galaxy >>
* DARPA’s ex-director shows new vids of crazy projects in TEDTalk >>

* Atmospheric Breathing Electric Thruster for Planetary Exploration Power >>
* Metallic Hydrogen: A Game Changing Rocket Propellant >>
* Here’s How Law Enforcement Cracks Your iPhone’s Security Code (Video) >>

* ‘Thermal cloak’ hides objects from heat >>
* 13-Billion-Year-Old Alien Worlds Discovered >>
* A Hybrid Car With Detachable Engine Proposed >>

* Nokia Puts a Price on the Phone that Could Define Its Future >>
* Edward Miller The Basic Income Is Dead >>
* Change Your Brain, Change Your Life >>

* Origin of Modern Cows Traced to Single Herd >>
* New plastics ‘bleed’ when cut or scratched — and then heal like human skin >>
* Albert Einstein brain samples go on display >>

* The Automation of Tissue Engineering is Underway >>
* Historic Face Transplant Includes Teeth and Bone >>
* NASA Wants You to Find Hubble’s Next Iconic Image >>

* Vibrating Car Seats Ensure Your Butt’s the First To Know About Dangers >>
* 3D Printing Industry Will Reach $3.1 Billion Worldwide by 2016 >>
* Take a train through the Swiss Alps with Street View >>

* Cops Can Crack an iPhone In Under Two Minutes >>
* Japanese handshaking robot [Video] >>
* Video: The First Footage from James Cameron’s Record-Setting Dive to Challenger Deep >>

* Writing graphene circuitry with ion ‘pens’ >>
* Researchers create living human gut-on-a-chip >>
* Researchers use nanoparticles, magnetic current to damage cancerous cells in mice >>

* Gene discovery may soothe chronic pain >>
* Join in the Discussion of the Future of Human Spaceflight, Live from SEDS >>
* Brain Surgery, Fixing the Space Station’s Toilet and Orbital Cremation >>

* Algorithm Spells the End for Professional Musical Instrument Tuners >>
* One drug to shrink all tumors >>
* Dealing with ‘range anxiety’: wireless highways to charge electric cars >>

* The drone threat — in the US >>
* AI expert Ben Goertzel on Coast to Coast radio March 28 >>
* The Black Queen Hypothesis: Basis of a new evolutionary theory >>

* Small Reactors Make a Bid to Revive Nuclear Power >>
* New field of chemistry has potential for making drugs inside patients — and more >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 March 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 March 2012

* Self-Healing Plastic Is Something Out Of A Sci-Fi Movie >>
* New ‘electronic skin’ patches monitor health wirelessly >>
* Living on a Stream: The Rise of Real-Time Video [Video] >>

* Refrigerator Magnet Lets You Order a Pizza in One Tap [VIDEO] >>
* ‘Buckliball’ new class of 3-D, origami-like structures (w/video) >>
* Floating Utopian City Flythrough >>

* Nanotechnology regrows blood vessels after ischemic damage >>
* Using viruses to beat superbugs >>
* Hume: the bipedal ‘Parkour’ robot (video) >>

* MIT Prof Predicts the End of Disabilities In Next 50 Years >>
* Giant Magellan Telescope | Video Animation >>
* VIDEO: What is synthetic biology? >>

* Hippies head for Noah’s Ark: queue here for rescue aboard alien spaceship >>
* German Pirate Party Enters 2nd State Parliament >>
* Petite Particle Accelerator: A Proton Gun For Killing Tumors >>

* Scientists Hijack Mouse Neurons to Take Control of Their Memories >>
* Can a machine tell when you’re lying? >>
* To nab wasted heat, solid mimics liquid >>
* Not your average heat shield – “thermal cloaking.” >>

* Richard Branson plans to go to the bottom of the Atlantic in 3 to 5 months >>
* Mountaintop Blown Up For Giant Telescope | Video >>
* A new dimension for solar energy >>
* Sky Candy: Southern Lights Over The Indian Ocean >>

* Was Cameron’s Deep Dive as Useless as Manned Space Flight? >>
* A question of intelligence >>
* Why some nations become wealthy and powerful, while others remain stuck in poverty >>
* How Seagate’s terabit-per-square-inch hard drive works >>

* The snails of war >>
* Biomarkers for autism discovered >>
* New York to Beijing in two hours without leaving the ground? >>

* Metal detector knows how much cash is in your wallet >>
* Man with no pulse: How turbines can replace a heart >>

* Using ant-based swarm intelligence for materials handling >>
* A Conversation with Peter Thiel >>
* Kim Dotcom: The US Government is Wrong, Here’s Why >>

* Time-Lapse of Ocean Currents Looks Like a Living Van Gogh Painting [Watch This] >>
* How Coöperation Can Slow Emergency Evacuations >>
* Scientific Proof That Popcorn Is Healthier Than Fruit and Vegetables >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 March 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 March 2012

* TacoCopter– Tacos Delivered Straight to Your Home With GPS Guided Quadcopters >>
* A must watch: DNUIverse | 2012 >>

* VIDEO: James Cameron reaches deepest seabed >>
* Revolutionary “Smart Wing” for UAV Demos 3D Printing Merged with Printed Electronics >>

* A history of two million years of humanity through the objects we have made >>
* Hacker Culture: The Key To Future Prosperity? >>
* Video: Quantum Weirdness Goes Big – Molecules Act Like Waves >>

* On the way to the quantum computer: Research team generates flying qubits >>
* Amazon Buys Kiva Systems, The Largest Acquisition in Robot History? >>
* RoMeLa’s CHARLI-2 Keeps Balance >>
* Religion Is Just A First Attempt And Should Be Abandoned >>

* Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear >>
* Propulsion Physics: Harnessing the Quantum Vacuum at NASA Eagleworks Project >>
* Sentient Developments Podcast Episode Archive >>
* GPS jamming expected in war games >>

* New cathode design for Dense Plasma Focus Fusion reaching 150 keV and 1.8 billion degrees >>
* Robot Sees Itself for First Time >>
* Militarizing Your Backyard With Python and AI >>

* Around The World In Six Hours >>
* Doco: How to Build a Beating Heart >>
* Solar Storm’s Energy Could Have Powered NYC For Two Years | Video >>

* Video: The World’s Most Powerful Non-Destructive Magnet >>
* Laser hints at how universe got its magnetism >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 March 2012

* Is a pain-free needle possible? >>
* Quadcopters preparing to deliver tacos via GPS >>
* Permoveh personal vehicle prototype can travel sideways, diagonally (video) >>
* Century of the Starship >>

* Robotics Refueling Research Scores Huge Leap at Space Station >>
* Russian plans first SVBR-100 lead bismuth modular fast reactor for 2017 >>
* No More GPS Voice: Haptic Steering Wheel Buzzes to Give You Directions >>

* Video: Face-Recognition System Can Sort Through 36 Million Faces Per Second >>
* Video: 45-foot paper airplane needs a helicopter to throw it >>
* What If All of America’s Toilets Were Flushed Simultaneously? >>

* 100 million TVs will be Internet-connected by 2016, report predicts >>
* Gut on a chip >>
* Bed-of-nails breast implant deters cancer cells >>

* Researchers discover why humans began walking upright >>
* Mountaintop Blown Up For Giant Telescope | Video >>
* Excuse me, but is your leg ringing? >>

* Recent Solar Storms Pumped 26 billion Kilowatts of Energy into Earth’s Atmosphere >>
* Standoff sensing enters new realm with dual-laser technique >>
* Messier 9 Close-up >>

* Researchers prove that memories reside in specific brain cells >>
* Scary Fast Surveillance System Scans 36 Million Faces a Second [Video] >>
* Ever Watch 130 Simpsons Episodes at the Same Time? [Video] >>

* Record-breaking laser pulse paves way for fusion >>
* Applying Watson technology for personalized cancer care >>
* Python Truck Fixes Potholes in Two Minutes Flat >>

* Blown lift jets fly better with engines up top >>
* Better lensless microscope with up to 100 times better magnification and could lead to 50 picometer resolution >>
* ‘Antimagnet’ Renders Magnets Invisible >>

* James Cameron might have embarked on his historic solo dive to the Ocean’s Deepest Point >>
* Synopsis: The Unbearable Hardness of Physics >>

* Astronauts Practice Refueling Spacecraft in Orbit >>
* Cloned cheek cells keep immunity in check >>
* Mike Treder’s family calls off search: >>

* Robot Submarine on Jupiter Moon Europa is ‘Holy Grail’ Mission for Planetary Science >>
* Next-Generation GPS Satellites Designed in Virtual Reality >>
* Paul Allen commits $300M to Allen Institute for Brain Science drives toward complete understanding of how brain works >>

* Red Wine, Tartaric Acid, and the Secret of Superconductivity >>
* Mathematician’s ‘irregular mind’ scoops Abel award >>
* Runaway planets zoom at a fraction of light speed >>

* The Secret Nuclear Drone Tech Our Government Hid >>
* False memories generated in lab mice >>
* Turning Human Waste into Power >>

* The Stanford education experiment could change higher learning forever >>
* Computer model of spread of dementia can predict future disease patterns years before they occur in a patient >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 March 2012

* Video editing comes to cloud with WeVideo >>
* Video: How MIT’s Laser Camera Can See Around Corners >>

* Machine Learning Is The Solution To Business Success >>
* 15 Brain-Bending Interview Questions That Every Facebook Engineer Can Answer >>
* Why Space-Based Solar Power Won’t Work >>

* Paul Allen Adding $300 Million for Brain Research >>
* Tweaking Samples for High-Speed Chemistry >>
* Heart attacks could be predicted in advance >>

* Starship Surfing: Ride the Bow Shock >>
* List of those with the most Employees >>
* Weather in a Tank >>
* How dolphins focus beams of sound >>

* Human Gets Hair Cut by Robot >>
* Yamaha’s singing keyboard makes X Factor even more redundant (video) >>
* Visit the Amazon on World Forest Day with Street View >>

* Ray Kurzweil Defends His 2009 Predictions >>
* New Samsung TV Watches You Watching It >>
* Aurora Over Iceland <br> >>

* Ways to make Space Solar Power Work >>
* National Ignition Facility fires record laser shot >>
* Novel mouse model for autism yields clues to a 50-year-old mystery >>

* NASA has figured out how to cause a supernova >>
* New technique lets scientists peer within nanoparticles, see atomic structure in 3-D >>

* Artificial comet contains building blocks of life >>
* Electricity from trees >>
* New Chip Watches Biology in Real-Time >>

* Facebook Privacy Compromised By Cloaking Attacks >>
* Dear science fiction writers: stop being so pessimistic! >>
* 200,000+ Galaxies Revealed In Deep Sky Survey | Video >>

* Cancer cells send out the alarm on tumor-killing virus >>
* Microsoft invents projector eyewear for Xbox and beyond >>
* More evidence that daily aspirin dose cuts cancer risk >>

* World’s first flying file-sharing drones in action >>
* CGI Experts Say Flying Bird Man Is Fake (Updated) [Video] >>
* America Fires the Most Powerful Laser In History [Laser] >>

* Deepsea Challenger will first go unmanned to bottom of Mariana Trench >>
* Astrophile: Square galaxy is a rebel >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 March 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 March 2012

* Video: Dutchman Flaps His Arms And Flies >>
* Superfast laser camera peers around corners >>
* Elon Musk and Spacex work put $500,000 per person trips to Mars for 2023 to 2028 >>

* Boeing’s SUGAR Freeze: a natural gas powered jet for 2045 >>
* NASA may use Space Station to simulate 500-day Mars mission >>

* Robotic jellyfish may never run out of energy >>
* Interstellar Space: Uses of the Medium >>
* Jürgen Schmidhuber – When creative machines overtake man >>

* 3D-Printed Circuit Boards >>
* Robotics Trends for 2012 >>
* All The Video From London Web Summit >>

* What is the Future of Artificial Intelligence? >>
* As Nuclear Reactors Age, Funds to Close Them Lag >>
* One-Minute Physics: Why Einstein rotated time >>

* The Stanford Education Experiment Could Change Higher Learning Forever >>
* How to build a Dyson sphere in five (relatively) easy steps >>
* DARPA wants the ultimate sensor network to monitor the vast Arctic >>

* New Discovery: Cosmic Effect that Shapes Large-Scale Structure of the Universe >>
* US Nuke Control Systems Are “Under Constant Attack”; 10 MILLION times a day. >>
* Measuring the Universe using motion of galaxy clusters >>

* Would You Buy A Drone To Walk Your Child To School? >>
* 50 Most-Anticipated Films of 2012 >>
* Neil deGrasse Tyson to host tonight’s Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate >>

* Nanotherapy: Treating deadly brain tumors by delivering big radiation with tiny tools >>
* Photo Treat: Enceladus, Titan and Saturn’s Rings >>
* Dark Matter Mapped in Multi-Dimensions | Video >>

* Laser writer makes graphene supercapacitors >>
* Solar cell turns windows into generators >>
* First Ever Geologic Map of Io: 425 Volcanoes, No Craters >>

* Astronomers Discover Rectangular Galaxy >>
* First step toward creating a 3D artificial brain >>
* NASA’s new ‘Earth Now’ app visualizes global climate data >>

* Nuclear fusion simulation shows high-gain energy output of 100 to 1000 times input current >>

* Super-Earth unlikely able to transfer life to other planets >>
* Breakthrough Opens Door for 60TB Hard Drives [Storage] >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 March 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 March 2012

* University of Michigan Aerospace Engineers Develop Heart-Powered Pacemaker >>
* A Computer Program to Detect Possible Cheating in Chess >>
* Physicists Discover Evolutionary Laws of Language >>
* VIDEO: Race to build world’s fastest car >>

* NEC adds speakers to lightbulb, Edison wishes he’d had the idea (video) >>
* How Much Money Would It Take For You to Give Up The Internet For a Year? >>
* Seagate Stuffs 1 Trillion Bits Into Square-Inch Hard Disk >>

* Star Lab Needs Payloads! >>
* Growing a blood vessel fro transplant inside your own body >>
* Focused Ion Beam Opens Window Into Cellular Morphology >>

* James Cameron’s Rocket Plunge to the Planet’s Deepest Recess >>
* What Happens When You Eject Out Of A Jet At 800 MPH >>
* i-Limb Bionic Hand >>

* Neutrinos and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence >>
* Breaking Blades: The Engineering Lab Where Wind-Power Propellers Get Built To Be Snapped >>
* 30+ million people in China live in caves. >>

* New technique lights up the creation of holograms >>
* Nokia seeks patent for ‘tattoos’ to tell you who’s calling >>
* 20 must-see-to-believe ‘ant portraits’ that don’t need special effects >>

* Catalyst Helps Store Hydrogen In Liquid Form for Simple, Safe Future Fuel Use >>
* New Microsoft patent reveals gaming helmet with laser projections >>
* Astronomers discover ’emerald-cut’ galaxy >>

* Targeted X-ray treatment of mice prevents glaucoma >>
* Navy Opens ‘Hunger Games’ Arena for Military Robots >>
* Einstein the scientist, dreamer, lover – online >>

* NASA Launching 5 Rockets in 5 Minutes This Week: How to Watch >>
* Orion Capsule Test Flight: Deepest Space Since 1972 | Video >>
* Asteroid Will Fly Closer Than Satellites | Video >>

* The end of microbial resistance? >>
* Sound Barrier: Can High-Power Ultrasound Protect Produce from Pathogens? >>
* Software automatically transforms movie clips into comic strips >>

* ‘Infinity Computer’ Calculates Area Of Sierpinski Carpet Exactly >>
* The NSA is building the country’s biggest spy center (watch what you say) >>
* Apple Will Spend $45 Billion to Pay Dividends and Buy Shares Back [Apple] >>

* Chinese move to their eco-city of the future >>
* Sandia Developing Self-Guided Smart Bullet >>
* US Navy Upgrades – Gunboats, Super-Torpedoes, Sea-Bots >>

* Scientists break through pancreas cancer treatment barrier >>
* VIDEO: Would you cut off a damaged hand? >>
* Flying drone swarm could bring free Wi-Fi access to protesters >>

* Tech companies ‘control the future of news’ >>
* Infrared metamaterial phase holograms >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 March 2012

* Bits: In Crosswords, It’s Man Over Machine, for Now >>
* How Startups Are Key To The Economic Recovery >>
* The Pirate Bay Attacks Censorship With Low Orbit Server Drones >>

* Time Lapse: The stars, from orbit >>
* Earth HD| Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS >>

* Apple Announces Conference to Tell us What They Will Do With All Their Billions >>
* Mass Effect 3 and Goat Guy Provide Possible Solutions for the Fermi Paradox >>
* With TV Everywhere, It’s All About Discovery >>

* Snowflakes Re-Created Using Physics >>
* How Da Vinci Got His Ideas >>
* A Billion Brains are Better Than One >>

* PL2Q Hugin, 3d printable quadcopter >>
* The Next, Next Thing >>
* IEET Fellow Mike Treder is Missing >>

* Researchers reveal how a single gene mutation leads to uncontrolled obesity >>
* Megaupload Seizure Order “Null and Void” Says High Court >>
* Individual Human Immune Systems Can Now Be Recreated In Mice >>

* The human-readable face of big data: real-time ambiency >>
* Watch This Crazy Hercules Airplane Flying Just Five Meters Above Ground [Video] >>
* Ayesha Khanna Machines Will be Embedded Within Us in the Hybrid Age >>

* Robert Scoble Talks Startups And The Changing Face Of SXSW [TCTV] >>
* The Origins of Futurism >>
* Survivalist’s Snowboard Transforms Into Skis, a Shovel, and a Saw [Video] >>

* Cosmic Ambition: Russia wants manned base on Moon >>
* Scott Summit: Beautiful artificial limbs >>

* New full-length video: Questions no one knows the answers to >>
* Blood tests won’t stop gene cheats >>
* Electric Industry replaces a major transformer in a few days instead of 6 to 8 weeks >>

* Mind Wandering Is Linked To Your Working Memory >>

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