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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 April 2012

* Russian Robot Demonstrates Delicate Touch >>
* Are humans ready to become digital? BBC Click feature on Robots & Avatars >>
* Q&BA: How many exoplanets have been discovered? >>
* What Particle Are You? >>

* 100 Year Starship Site Launches >>
* Outer Space – Mind Blowing Video from Jupiter and Saturn >>
* Showtime: Miguel Aragon, “A Flight Through the Universe” >>

* Titan’s Atmosphere Under Scrutiny >>
* PhD Comics Explains the Higgs Boson >>
* Faster Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy for Watching Interior of Live Cells >>

* View 4 Million Digits of Pi in a Single Image >>
* Forrester: Without Jobs “Apple Will Coast, And Then Decelerate” >>
* Chrome OS and Google Drive to get intimate in version 20 >>
* Home Heating Automation with Google Calendar [Video] >>

* UK to build Solar Orbiter satellite >>
* Google Translate now serving over 200 million people per month >>
* Samsung applies for patent on emotional recognition >>
* CISPA passes House despite opposition >>

* A Descriptive Camera >>
* Adapter Could Let Any Smartphone Camera Shoot in 3D [VIDEO] >>
* Mathematics: First-ever image of a flat torus in 3D >>
* Image Milky Way’s 100 billion planets. likely 1,500 planets within 50 light-years of Earth >>

* MIT ML demos system that lets driverless vehicles communicate with pedestrians >>
* Google Talking to car companies, insurance companies about driverless car rollout >>
* Watch MIT’s robot arm weave webs like a spider >>

* Hypertelescope will resolve down to 1 km on exoplanets out to 20 lightyears >>
* Ultra High Definition Televisions with glasses free 3D >>
* Honda will begin Public-road Testing a system to Prevent Traffic Jams >>
* Women have bigger pupils than men >>

* Research breakthrough for drugs via the skin >>
* Duke team turns scar tissue into heart muscle without using stem cells >>
* NASA looking into printing ‘paper’ spacecraft to probe Mars >>
* In a Medical First, Doctors Transplant the Same Kidney Twice in Two Weeks >>

* Creating nano-structures from the bottom up >>
* Prions eliminated in mice brains >>
* MIT launches student-produced educational video initiative >>

* Life-extending properties of buckyballs questioned >>
* This New Super Glass Is the Fogless, Glare-Free Future [Video] >>
* How Alan Turing Invented the Computer Age >>

* Planetary Resources could use Passively Orbiting Space Telescopes For High Resolution Imaging >>
* Fetal membrane transplantation helps prevent blindness >>
* Brain-controlled drones are here >>

* The Cosmic Ray Composition Problem >>
* Wolfram Alpha Can Tell You Where to Eat Now [Search] >>
* Arduino 5 Minute Tutorials: Lesson 5 – Servo Motors >>
* Will we ever correct diseases before birth? >>
* Neil deGrasse Tyson – Space as Culture >>

* Showtime: Singularity (2012) >>
* To Set the Record Straight >>
* How Small Are Atoms? >>

* Would You Wear This Cellphone-Holster Bra? [Apparel] >>
* Voice-Controlled Wheelchair Prototype >>
* Will IBM Watson Be Your Next Mayor? >>

* Tweets in Space: Or Social Media for Aliens >>
* Breaking down the language barrier—six years in >>
* Trailer: See Samsara’s Stunning Time-Lapse Imagery >>

* It’s Official: Google Has Lost Control of the Android Tablet Market >>
* Google’s Project Glass: An Exercise In Mediocrity? >>
* New 3D Images Let Doctors See What Causes an Irregular Heartbeat >>

* Video: Wired’s Interview with SpaceX’s Elon Musk >>
* Computer surveillance will help keep an eye on national security >>
* Space probes will be more useful with new amplifiers >>

* 3.2 Billion-Pixel Camera Telescope Gets Critical Go-Ahead >>
* Translator App Speaks in a Foreign Tongue >>
* MIT reinvents glass to be non-fogging, self-cleaning, glare-free >>

* We Are Living Longer and Eating More >>
* Space — the next frontier for Hillary Clinton? >>
* Giant Lava Coils Seen for First Time on Mars >>

* U.S. Drones Can Now Kill Joe Schmoe Militants in Yemen >>
* The Home 3-D Printer Is More Real Than Ever–And Costs As Much As An iPad >>
* Space Shuttle & Skycrapers: How to See NASA’s Enterprise Fly Over NYC >>

* Nano nod for lab-on-a-chip – University of Alberta >>
* The hidden costs of a ‘dirty bomb’ attack in L.A. >>
* Movie Spy Cameras Attack The Dying Art of Camcorder Piracy >>

* Morning, Moon, and Mercury >>
* First Sheep Cloned With “Good Fat” Is Healthier For You [Science] >>

* From D.C. To Beijing In 2 Hours – Evacuated Tube Transport Could Revolutionize Travel >>
* Who Is To Blame When A Robotic Car Crashes? >>
* The Singularity Hub Accelerated Tech News Returns with Episode III! >>

* From embryonic stem cells, a sperm replacement and easier path to genetic modification >>
* Breakthrough in understanding macular degeneration >>
* Neurons in Bird Brains Encode Earth’s Magnetic Field, Giving Reliable Internal GPS >>
* The Generation X report >>

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