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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 4 April 2012

* These Clothes Turn Transparent When Your Heart Rate Increases [Video] >>
* Four HUBOs ‘Come Together’ for a Drexel Engineering MET-lab demo >>
* MIT Project Aims to Deliver Printable, Mass-Market Robots >>

* Destroying Mercury To Build A Dyson Sphere Is A Bad Idea >>
* The Shoe of Tomorrow Knows How Hard You Hustle >>
* While the LHC Hunts Higgs, the Jefferson Accelerator Looks to Illuminate Mysterious ‘Dark Photons’ >>

* From Google to Comcast, Tech Giants Are Shaping Your Home’s Smart Future >>
* Peter Theil and George Gilder debate on whether Technological Progress is Increasing or Decreasing >>
* Fossil Free: Microbe Helps Convert Solar Power to Liquid Fuel: Scientific American >>

* Programming computers to help computer programmers >>
* Could Ancient Aliens Live on Methuselah Planets? >>
* Microchip success for bionic eye >>

* Curiosity, NASA’s Latest Rover, is Halfway To Mars But It’s U.S. Planetary Science That’s In Danger >>
* Kavli Science Video Contest Top 20 Finalists Have Been Selected >>
* 115-foot ‘tulip’ harnesses sun’s rays to power villages >>
* Video: Fly Through the World’s Most Powerful X-Ray Laser >>

* 3-D, after-the-fact focus image sensors invented >>
* Activity in brain networks related to features of depression >>
* Photon sieves make super-cheap space telescopes >>
* Does Lifecycle Analysis Make Sense for Nanotechnology? >>

* First ‘Alien Earth’ May Be Found by 2014 >>
* Secret to a job interview is not much your interviewers like you, but in how much you like yourself. >>
* The Secret Science of Memorable Quotes >>

* MIT scientists launch personalized robot project >>
* Memory loss with aging not necessarily permanent: Scripps neuroscientists >>
* Envisat Records Staggering Amounts of Environmental Change | Video >>

* Facebook app lets you share your power usage >>
* First ‘genetic altas’ of the brain >>
* Video: Controlling Your Kinect By Waggling Your Tongue >>

* The Internet Goes Local >>
* Video: The Navy’s ‘Shoulder-to-Shoulder’ Firefighting Robot’s First Trial By Fire >>
* Gut-on-a-chip takes bellyache out of digestion studies >>

* Scrunchable Space Sieves Could Work as Tiny Foldable Satellite-Borne Telescopes >>
* Video: Design, Program, and Build a Customized Army of Robots In a Day >>
* FalconSat Photon Sieve for spy satellites and space Telescope revolution will be 1000 times lighter than JWT >>

* 10,000 simulations show warming range of 1.4 to 3 degrees by 2050 >>
* Enviropig, the Genetically Engineered Eco-Friendly Pork, Is Off the Table >>
* AUDIO: Aquatic dinosaur theory debated >>

* This Is The Difference Between ‘Invention’ And ‘Innovation’ >>
* VIDEO: Keyhole surgeons operate in 3D >>
* Is artificial intelligence possible? >>

* Going global in search of great art >>
* 100 Reasons To Jailbreak Your iPhone [Video] >>
* New research could stop tumour cells from spreading >>

* We Can Survive Killer Asteroids — But It Won’t Be Easy >>
* NASA’s Stunning Tour of the Moon >>
* Smithsonian’s super squeaky clean meteorite lab makes your room look like a pig sty (video) >>

* Milky Way’s Rotation: It’s Effect on Our Local Space Time >>
* New quantum encryption method foils hackers >>
* Shannon’s Mathematical Theory of Communication Applied to DNA Sequencing >>

* Scientists Build Scales That Can Weigh a Single Proton >>
* Re-Thinking The Antimatter Rocket >>
* Why did a US advisory board reverse its stance on publishing mutant flu papers? >>

* iBrain, a Device That Can Read Thoughts >>
* Earth Hour 2012 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 2-3 April 2012 >>

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