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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 3 May 2012

* 3D Projector Would Beam Long-Distance Pals Right Into Your Own Living Room [Video] >>
* 360° Panoramic Video Lets You Capture Everything Around You With Your Smartphone >>
* Cornell students steer Pong using brain waves, can’t quite play during naps (video) >>

* First Successful Perching on a Human Hand by a Robotic Bird >>
* Rimac Concept_One Electric Supercar Can Be Yours for $980,000 >>
* Mutant flu paper is finally published, reveals pandemic potential of wild viruses >>

* Fine-tuning Nanotech to Target Cancer >>
* Wireless Power Transmission That Might Energize Implanted Medical Devices (video) >>
* Scientists develop large-scale simulation of human blood >>

* Freezing Parkinson’s in its tracks >>
* Additive Manufacturing Will Change in the Next 5-10 Years >>
* Oldest Intact Red Blood Cells Found on Iceman >>

* MIT and Harvard announce edX >>
* EU Court Rules APIs, Programming Languages Not Copyrightable >>
* First Drug Made by Genetically Modified Plants is Approved for Human Use by FDA >>

* Understoodit Lets Students Voice Their Confusion Without Having to Raise Their Hands >>
* A Review of Current Understanding of Telomeres >>

* Scientists develop ‘artificial female moth’ >>
* Pandemic Potential? Bird Flu Becomes Airborne With Just 4 Mutations >>

* Hospital robot blasts bacteria with UV rays >>
* Study finds emotion reversed in left-handers’ brains >>
* Biosynthetic grape-derived compound prevents progression of Alzheimer’s in mice >>

* Nanotech Dental Filling Kills Bacteria, Strengthens Teeth >>
* How will we build an artificial human brain? >>

* UK trial for portable brain-cooling device >>
* A Black Hole Devouring a Star Is One Hell of an Amazing View >>
* Dark Matter Theories Challenged By Satellite Galaxy Discovery >>

* The Big Idea: Robots should take our jobs >>
* All Hail the Robotic Farmers and Pilots of the Future >>
* Squid and zebrafish cells inspire camouflaging smart materials >>

* Laser pointers make super-fast ‘optical Wi-Fi’ >>
* Even the Tiniest Objects on Earth Are Now Viewable in 3D >>

* Harvard and MIT Offer Online Education for Free >>
* Electro-Receptacle Dispenses Free Wi-Fi in Exchange for Deposits of Dog Poo >>
* Laser surgery gets ready to go internal >>

* Robot string quintet composes and performs music >>
* Morphable Concert Hall Ceiling Shape-Shifts For Superbly Customized Sound >>
* Patented ‘noise sponge’ quiets combustion >>

* First ‘microsubmarines’ designed to help clean up oil spills >>
* Generation X is the Startup Generation >>

* Protein propels cancer through brain >>
* Navy Wants to Hide Aircraft from Heat-Seeking Missiles >>
* Are Google’s Bosses Responsible, Like Murdoch, for the Culture that Led to Hacking? >>

* Marc Andreessen: On Building His VC Dream Team >>
* AI Prevents Vertical Takeoff UAV from Self-Terminating >>
* The Next Big Thing >>

* EU’s top court: APIs can’t be copyrighted, would “monopolise ideas” >>
* MIT and Harvard launch a ‘revolution in education’ >>
* US Army gets picky, solicits smart feed ammo system for machine guns and auto cannons >>

* Why Physicists Need Philosophers >>
* NOAA near-term weather forecasts get powerful boost from new computer model >>
* Wearable devices track people via wireless network >>

* Eye size determined by maximum running speed in mammals >>
* Fujitsu develops smallest palm vein biometric authentication sensor >>
* No-fuss device delivers entangled photons >>

* E. Coli That Cause Urinary Tract Infections are Now Resistant to Antibiotics >>
* Are We Really Still Evolving? >>
* What Part of Our Brain Makes Us Human? >>

* $60 Million Venture To Bring Harvard, MIT Online For The Masses >>
* This Treasure Hunter Says He Has Located Bin Laden’s Body >>
* Ep. 257: Viking Orbiters >>

* Beautiful, Glowing Dust in Orion >>
* A 100-gigabit highway for science >>
* Mindreader: Facebook of revelations >>

* California Meteor Found Packed With Alien Organics >>
* Here’s the First Gorgeous Slow-Motion Footage from the New Phantom Camera [Video] >>

* No aliens on Mars? No problem, we will look elsewhere >>
* A Startup Uses the Cloud to Unravel DNA >>
* IMEC: 60-GHz transceiver offers 7-Gbps short range data rate >>

* Recon Scout Robot Billed As SWAT Team’s Secret Weapon >>
* Overheard on CNN.com: If robots take over, what happens to money, leisure time? >>
* Hundreds of Rogue Stars Found Just Outside the Milky Way >>

* Renewing Our Commitment to Progress >>
* BBC Future column: Does the internet rewire your brain? >>
* Heart Screening Recommended For Newborns >>

* Cameron Health’s Leadless Implatable Cardiac Defibrillator Looking to Get FDA Approval >>
* Watch-Like Sensor as Effective as EEG in Measuring Seizure Severity >>
* Social Business Part II: 5 Reasons It’s Different Now >>

* Why can’t a machine do this? >>
* Do Gut Microbes Travel From Person to Person? >>
* HERB Can Now Microwave Meals, Lazy People Rejoice! >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 2 May 2012 >>

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