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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 June 2012

* Laser beam guides lightning bolts to a ground target >>
* Self-adapting computer network that defends itself against hackers? >>
* How Playing Games Makes You Live Longer >>

* Video: Private Space Telescope will scan for dangerous asteroids >>
* With mind-reading speller, free-for-all conversations that are silent and still >>
* Electric Spray Paint Could Turn Any Surface Into a Battery >>
* Researchers develop paintable battery: turn any surface into lithium-ion battery (video) >>

* Texas Students Hijack a U.S. Government Drone in Midair >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – June 28, 2012 >>

* Tiny Tracks of First Multicellular Animal Discovered >>
* Hubble, Swift detect first-ever changes in an exoplanet atmosphere >>
* AI system helps spot signs of copper cable theft >>

* Nicotine Vaccine Makes Your Liver Destroy the Drug Before It Takes Effect >>
* How to see (and do surgery) through the skin >>
* Lawyerbot takes the drudgery out of law >>

* Faces revealed: 3D forensic images >>
* Smoking vaccine blocks nicotine in mice brains >>
* Three Incredible New Gadgets Yesterday: Here’s Everything You Need To Know >>

* US agency approves weight-loss pill >>
* B612 Sentinel: The First Privately-Funded Deep Space Mission >>

* Test Drive: What Life Looks Like Through Google Glass >>
* Boeing, Gulfstream and NASA collaborating on Mach 3 jet >>
* A game that heals: Jane McGonigal at TEDGlobal 2012 >>

* Let’s Destroy Space Junk! By Putting Tons of Metal Dust into Orbit? >>
* The invention of the scientist: Laura Snyder at TEDGlobal 2012 >>
* Spray-on batteries to transform any surface into a power source >>

* Quantum locking: Boaz Almog at TEDGlobal 2012 >>
* The glass is half empty and half full: TEDGlobal 2012 Day 3 recap >>
* The Easiest, Most Horrifying Way to Create Artificial Wombs [Biology] >>

* ERGO – Students Sign up to Build the World’s Largest Telescope! >>
* Google Stakes a Claim on Apple’s Gadgets >>
* What Happens to Consciousness When We Die: Scientific American >>

* ‘Crowd Quakes’ Were A Key Factor In LoveParade Disaster >>
* Why Microsoft Scrapped the Start Button [Windows 8] >>
* Deep Computing Solutions >>

* New candidate drug stops cancer cells, regenerates nerve cells >>
* Write speeds for phase-change memory reach record limits >>
* Rabbits kept alive by oxygen injections >>

* Video: Dr. NakaMats, the World’s Most Prolific Inventor >>
* Video: Emulsifying Molecule Could Magnetize Oil Spills For Easy Cleanup >>
* Understanding what’s up with the Higgs Boson at the Large Hadron Collider >>

* Longest-lived Mars orbiter is back in service >>
* New Brain-Machine Spelling Device Could Help the Paralyzed Communicate >>
* Did Milky Way Encounter a Massive Dark Matter Structure 100 Million Years Ago? >>

* AI system helps spot signs of copper cable theft >>
* Scientists See Star Blasting a Planet for the First Time Ever [Video] >>
* How Aspirin and Ibuprofen Actually Work Inside Your Body [Video] >>

* Understanding What’s Up With the Higgs Boson >>
* Has the speediest pulsar been found? >>
* Princeton researchers working at forefront of ‘exascale’ supercomputing >>

* Bill Gates made spot-on predictions of the future in 1987 >>
* Robots Compete for Soccer World Domination >>
* New Brain-Machine Spelling Device Could Help the Paralyzed Communicate >>

* Synopsis: The Opposite of Friction >>
* Synopsis: Bubbles Leave Trouble in Their Wake >>
* Synopsis: Dragging Data out of Superfluids >>

* Tag serotonin ‘vacuums’ to track depression >>
* Magnetic Plasma Tornadoes Spin in Sun’s Atmosphere >>
* Researchers synthesize printable, electrically conductive gel >>
* Back To The Future >>

* Regen medicine continues changing lives with first successful laryngotracheal implants >>
* Microsoft Dreams up Tablet-Gesturing for Future Surface Devices >>
* National Weather Service to Send Weather Warnings to Smartphones >>

* Google Now wants to track your everything, always >>
* Record-Breaking Wine: What Does $168,000 Taste Like? >>
* Google: Chrome Now Has 310 Million Active Users, Most Popular Browser In The World >>

* Google Compute Engine brings Linux virtual machines ‘at Google scale’ >>
* Chrome & Apps @ Google I/O: Your web, everywhere >>
* Sergey Brin hopes to bring Google Glass to market in 2014 >>

* The World’s Largest Film Festival Is Online >>
* The trick to Google Glass skydive broadcast: amplifying dishes >>

* Power-Saving Clock Scheme in New PCs >>
* A Maker Space Favorite: Using a Laser Cutter (Video) >>
* Infrared telescope can pick out the atmosphere on distant planets >>

* Hands On With Google’s Chrome For iOS: Just Like Chrome For Android, Only Slower >>
* Chrome & Apps @ Google I/O: Your web, everywhere >>
* Great New Hydrofoil & Submersible Concepts >>

* ‘Robot biologist’ solves complex problem from scratch >>
* Self-sculpting sand: Heaps of ‘smart sand’ could assume any shape, form new tools >>
* Breakthrough: doctors to inject oxygen into bloodstreams of people who can’t breath >>

* Medgadget Visits MC10 Labs, Interviews Scientists Developing Flexible Electronics >>
* Live MR-Guided Injection of Retroviral Vector to Treat Agressive Brain Cancers >>
* The Secret History of Silicon Valley >>

* A “DisasterCam” for the ISS >>
* Filmmaker makes a movie out of any Source game, now you’re directing via Portals >>
* Homemade Crossbow Revolver Spins and Shoots Arrows So Fast You Can’t Even See It >>

* A Step Towards Better Blood >>
* Watch virus shoot DNA into E. coli cell >>
* Self-healing dynamic membrane >>

* World’s best 3D art? >>
* E.O. Wilson – Advice to Young Scientists >>
* Very cool. Evolution of the Web >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 June 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 June 2012

* Sergey’s Spectacular Google Glass Skydive: Watch It All [VIDEO] >>
* Researchers partially automate CPU core design, fast track PC processor production >>
* Future-predicting system cuts app loading time >>

* Shimi Musical Robot Unveiled >>
* Touring The Future With Texas Instruments >>
* 3D printer adapted to ice a cake >>

* Pentagon Floats Parachuting Robots for Disaster Relief >>
* How Many Neutrons and Protons Can Get Along? Maybe 7,000 >>
* Google Wants Help Figuring Out What to do With Its Glasses >>

* The World’s First LED Lightbulb You Can Control With a Smartphone >>
* New light-powered nanofactories could produce medicine inside the body >>
* Watch Google’s I/O Keynote in 90 Seconds [Video] >>

* An interview with Ed Boyden >>
* First full universe simulation zooms in on dark matter >>
* First synthetic larynx part transplanted >>

* Simeis 188 in Stars, Dust and Gas <br> >>
* Pasta-shaped radio waves beamed across Venice >>
* Gene therapy curbs nicotine addiction in mice >>

* Nanoscale Microwave Transmitters Will Transform Your Phone [Science] >>
* Google I/O Day One: Hardware Galore [Google IO] >>

* New planet-weighing technique found >>
* Injecting life-saving oxygen into a vein >>

* A look inside Leap Motion, the 3D gesture control that’s like Kinect on steroids >>
* Do You Own The Space Above Your House? >>
* Chris Phoenix on The Future And You — June 27, 2012 >>

* Self-determination in the digital age: Malte Spitz at TEDGlobal 2012 >>
* Scientists to capture black hole destruction in real time >>
* Nuclear slapshots could propel a spacecraft to Mars in just weeks [Mars] >>

* Algae, a platform for producing energy and more: Jonathan Trent at TEDGlobal 2012 >>
* A close-up look at the adolescent brain: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore at TEDGlobal2012 >>
* Realizing the promise of stem cells: Susan Solomon at TEDGlobal 2012 >>

* Google+ Documentary about the Virtual Star Parties >>
* DARPA’s Satellite-Recycling Program is Looking For the Perfect Orbiting Sat to Dismantle >>
* Rewriting quantum chips with a beam of light >>

* VoiceTra4U-M will translate 31 languages Ready for the London Olympics >>
* What Happens to Consciousness When We Die >>
* How to reinforce learning while you sleep >>

* First 3-D nanoscale optical cavities from metamaterials: promise nanolasers, LEDs, optical sensors >>
* How Astronauts Train at the Bottom of the Sea >>

* Microspheres Could Save Patients Whose Lungs Have Stopped Working >>
* Injecting Oxygen Directly into Bloodstream Could Save Suffocating Patients >>

* Developers Can Now Pre-Order A Pair of Smart Google Glasses >>
* Zynga Looks to Build a Gaming Social Network of its Own >>
* Humans Create a Temperature 250,000 Times Hotter Than the Sun, Right Here on Earth >>

* Successful transplant of patient-derived stem cells into mice with muscular dystrophy >>

* Blocking molecule may keep fat cells slim >>
* Weight Loss May Boost Men’s Testosterone >>
* Ability to estimate quantity increases in first 30 years of life >>

* Souped-up Edison battery charges in 2 minutes >>
* Scientists measure soot particles in flight >>
* Preview: 3-D Space Shuttle Movie Will Bring the Launch Pad to Your Living Room >>

* Palladium cleans up toxin 1B times faster >>
* Alzheimer’s infects from neuron to neuron >>
* First single photon source made from silicon >>

* Space tornadoes power the atmosphere of the Sun >>
* Researchers measure the rate of DNA transfer from viruses to bacteria >>

* Scientists identify new cancer stem cell mechanism >>

* Dead Heat in Olympic Trial Reveals Limitations in Finish-Line Tech >>
* The Coming Crisis of American Business >>
* Are You Spending 1,000 Hours Preparing for Your Next Job? >>

* Project Butter improves Android 4.1’s speed to a silky-smooth 60FPS >>
* Google I/O: Introducing Google Now – Jelly Bean’s Knowledge Graph-Based Search >>
* Google Adds Movie Purchases, TV Shows, And Magazines To Google Play >>

* Android @ I/O: the playground is open >>
* +1 >>
* Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Voice Actions explained >>
* Google Earth 7.0 for Android brings new, super-detailed 3D maps for some cities >>
* Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Is So Fast That It Makes the Current Android Look Like a Crippled >>
* Android Jelly Bean vs. iOS 6 vs. Windows Phone 8: The Ultimate Mobile Comparison >>

* Are Cellphones Destroying Our Privacy? >>
* More Google Glass details: control possible via voice >>
* World Smallest Optical Cavities Lead to Most Intense Nanolaser Beams >>
* Steve Wozniak: Case Against Megaupload, Kim Dotcom Is ‘Ridiculous’ >>

* Free Source Filmmaker brings Valve’s 3D animation tools to the public >>
* Google Gives Apple a Lesson in Showmanship >>
* Moon Landing >>

* Facebook Apps Will Soon Let Users ‘Follow’ Actions >>
* Can Google Glass Change Pro Sports Forever? >>
* How Anonymous Picks Targets, and Takes Powerful Organizations Down >>

* The Strong Force for Beginners >>
* LIPC weapon combines lasers and lightning, proves soldiers are a bunch of nerds >>
* Researhers develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms round >>

* High-Definition Video Clogs Corporate Networks >>
* Robotic quadrotors’ training now complete, proven with razzle-dazzle Cannes show >>
* Scientists Keep Rabbits Alive With Oxygen Microparticle Injections >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 June 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 June 2012

* How Many Computers to Identify a Cat? 16,000 >>
* Using large-scale brain simulations for machine learning and A.I. >>
* New toilet turns human waste into electricity and fertilizer >>

* Robots To Search for Amelia Earhart’s Lost Plane >>
* Video: Never stop dreaming about the future of technology >>
* Brain-Computer Interfaces, Mind-Robots-Avatars & Our Self-Realization >>

* Mind reading from brain recordings? ‘Neural fingerprints’ of memory assoc decoded >>
* This Robot Never Loses at Rock, Paper, Scissors Because It’s a Damn Cheater [Video] >>
* Microsoft wants Kinect monitoring your every move in cars >>

* Baby’s birth captured in MRI movie for the first time >>
* What to expect from the Google I/O conference >>
* Ford car that drives itself in traffic jams >>

* Virgin Galactic to Launch New Cargo Plan, Spaceship Design >>
* Sifting through a trillion electrons >>
* Pentagon’s Zombie Satellite Program Comes to Life >>

* How a Microwave Oven Actually Works [Video] >>
* Mind uploading featured in academic journal special issue for first time >>
* What’s Google Announcing at I/O Tomorrow? [Google I/O] >>

* Atom Crash Produces Hottest Man-Made Temperature Ever [Science] >>
* Rewriting Quantum Chips with a Beam of Light >>
* Accelerated Tech News 11: SU, Skin Cancer, Stem Cell Veins and More! >>

* Video: A Quadrotor Swarm Puts on a Seriously Psychedelic Light Show at Cannes >>
* Male Contraceptive Gel Could Be Applied Directly to the Skin >>

* How You Feel What Another Body Feels >>
* New wireless transmission tech hits 2.56Tbps, leaves WiFi feeling inadequate >>
* iPhone app is the world’s first to use visible light communication technology >>

* An online encyclopedia that writes itself >>
* How do you feel about getting undressed in front of a robot? >>
* New accelerator to examine heavy-ion-beam approach >>
* 2 ways of holding an idea : Report from TED University Session 1 >>

* Researchers discover a new role for RNAi >>
* Open-source security: James Stavridis at TEDGlobal 2012 >>
* Do-it-yourself biotech: Ellen Jorgensen at TEDGlobal 2012 >>

* Open-source your projects — and upload them to space: Massimo Banzi >>
* A 3D printer for molecules: Lee Cronin at TEDGlobal 2012 >>
* Video birds playing the piano: Kathy Hinde at TEDGlobal 2012 >>

* Building Blocks: Session title animation for TEDGlobal 2012 Session 3 >>
* Science is play: Beau Lotto and Amy O’Toole at TEDGlobal 2012 >>
* Thinking rationally? Think again: Eddie Obeng at TEDGlobal 2012 >>

* How to read our fears: Karen Thompson Walker at TEDGlobal 2012 >>
* The magic of a group think: TEDGlobal 2012 Day 1 recap >>
* There’s More To Google’s Artificial Brain Than Finding Cats On The Internet >>

* Gas Cloud Will Collide with our Galaxy’s Black Hole in 2013 >>
* Video: Dancing Plasma on the Sun >>
* Sifting through a trillion electrons >>

* World’s first nano-enhanced carbon fiber marine products >>
* SETICON 2 Mankind Will Make Contact with Intelligent Alien Life within Two Decades >>
* Romancing the firefly >>

* Transgenic technique ‘eliminates’ a specific neural circuit in brain of primates >>
* A Heatsink That Could Be 30 Times More Efficient Than Today’s Setups >>
* Gridlock escape system pioneered by Ford >>

* Security tokens busted in a matter of minutes >>
* Environmental chemicals exposure in womb reprograms rodent brain disrupts repro. >>
* Facebook makes us feel good about ourselves, research finds >>

* Why The Smartest People Talk The Least >>
* Google Will have twice the Research and Development Budget of DARPA in 2012 >>
* 30 under 30: Working Toward Ultrafast Nanoscale Optical Devices >>

* Z-Pinch: Powering Up Fusion in Huntsville >>
* The Slow Glory Of Star Formation >>
* Brain Activation Is Pretty Selective >>

* New Method Helps Track Stem Cells in Body >>
* Researcher Argues That Plants See >>
* The 48 Laws of Power, and Other Secret Archives >>

* Dolphins, Humans Share ‘Brainy’ Genes >>
* New “Flying Tea Kettle” Could Get Us To Mars in Weeks, Not Months >>
* Sidecar Brings the Airbnb Approach to Your Car >>

* Space X successfully test-fires Merlin 1D engine, forgets to buy marshmallows >>
* Native Firefox Android browser adds speed, Flash, HTML5 and a fresh look (hands-on) >>
* Securing supercomputer networks (without disrupting 60Gbps data flows) >>

* Eben Moglen: Time To Apply Asimov’s First Law of Robotics To Smartphones >>
* The Secret To Apple’s High Retail Sales? People, People, And People >>
* Researchers twist light, not wires, generate terabit data speeds >>

* Extraterrestrial Mining Could Reap Riches & Spur Exploration >>
* Nanotechnology breakthrough could improve medical tests >>
* Racism is ‘hardwired’ into the human brain >>

* Musical robot companion enhances listener experience >>
* Ep. 266: Archimedes >>
* Mysterious Arc of Light Spotted with Spitzer Telescope >>

* Seeing inside tissue >>
* Rewriting quantum chips with a beam of light >>
* Sifting through a trillion electrons: strategies for extracting data from massive datasets >>

* Warped Light Reveals Most Massive Distant Galaxy Cluster >>
* The real reason for Silicon Valley’s prosperity (and why it might be ending) >>
* Scobleizer: The future of real-time blogging/publishing? >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 June 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 June 2012

* By Twisting Light Signals into a Vortex, Researchers Create Fastest Wireless >>
* Ultrasound in a Pill Could Replace Daily Injections >>
* An Online Encyclopedia that Writes Itself >>

* In a Big Network of Computers, Evidence of Machine Learning >>
* Microsoft buys Internet startup Yammer for $1.2B >>
* Mysterious Noctilucent Clouds as Seen from the International Space Station >>

* Water Scarce After the Apocalypse? Install These Water-Conserving Cyborg Organs >>
* Super Physics Smackdown: Relativity v Quantum Mechanics…In Space >>
* Why the sponge’s protosynapses never evolved into the real thing >>

* Quantum Horse Races and Crystals of Light >>
* Milky Way Over Piton de l’Eau <br> >>
* Bringing down the cost of fuel cells >>

* Voice Recognition Software Can Diagnose Parkinson’s [Science] >>
* Asteroids, AI and what’s wrong with rationality >>
* Video: Human-Powered Gamera II Helicopter Hovers for a World-Record 50 Seconds >>

* Banking outage gives tiny glimpse of cybergeddon >>
* Quantum metamaterials offer new ways to control light matter interactions >>
* A Fingerprint Scanner That Can Capture Prints From 20 Feet Away >>

* Bing Maps gets another 165TB of satellite images >>
* You Will Want Google Goggles >>
* Life: is it inevitable or just a fluke? >>

* The measured man >>
* AR app visualizes water height in the event of a tsunami >>
* Haptic VR System Makes Anything Feel Squashy >>

* Want to Live to 100? Sleep >>
* Nano-Engineered Glass “Sponge” Could Clean Up Oil and Gas Wastewater >>
* Alien life searchers conference SETICon 2 held in Santa Clara >>

* Smartphone Addiction Is Real … and Rampant >>
* Viewpoint: Matter Waves and Quantum Correlations >>
* Intensive cholesterol therapy with multiple drugs effective over long term >>

* Thinking about choice diminishes concern for wealth inequality >>
* Putting a new twist on optical communications >>
* How CW Could Still Turn its Hunger Games Copycat Into a Good Series >>

* Latest way to deal with space junk: huge clouds of tungsten dust >>
* Will Amateur-Controlled Drones Take Over the Skies? >>
* By 2050, washing machines will levitate >>

* Heart-Pounding Breakout Videos for the Commercial Crew Program >>
* Virtual Star Party – June 24, 2012 >>
* Math formula leads researchers to source of pollution >>

* Mercury mineral evolution tied to Supercontinent assembly over last 3 billion years >>
* Want terabit internet? Get light to do the twist >>
* Super Physics Smackdown: Relativity v Quantum Mechanics…In Space >>

* Startup Has Language Learners Translating the Web >>
* Box OneCloud Comes to Android >>

* Why I believe that this will be the most innovative decade in history >>
* Are We Failing To Prepare Children For Leadership? >>
* Why Bosses No Longer Care If You’re Late for Work [STUDY] >>

* How the Militarization of the Internet is Changing Warfare >>
* App for First Responders Tracks Carnage >>
* When Your Data Becomes More Useful Than You Want It to Be >>

* Commercial Drones and GPS Spoofers a Bad Mix >>
* Van Gogh’s Starry Night Made from Falling Dominoes >>
* Software Helps Parents Monitor Their Children Online >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 June 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 June 2012

* Tumour op in womb saves foetus >>
* A Personal Assistant Mines Your Life to Help Out >>
* Three Questions for Patti Maes >>

* Disruptions: Shields for Privacy in a Smartphone World >>
* Could we forget how to WRITE? typical adult hasn’t scribbled anything for six weeks >>
* The hierarchy of innovation >>

* Solutions to the Fermi Paradox – our contest winners! (Part One) >>
* Solutions to the Fermi Paradox – our contest winners! (Part Two) >>
* Spy Drone Will Drastically Change How US Watches The Oceans >>
* How Transparency Will End Tyranny >>

* Learn that tune while fast asleep >>
* New Title: Deep Space Propulsion >>
* Carbon nanotube-based ultra-low voltage integrated circuits may extend Moore’s law >>

* Apollo 17 at Shorty Crater <br> >>
* Interesting Quotes Part 1 >>

* Organ-on-a-chip could render animal testing moot >>
* Taps and Toilets >>
* Want Happier Employees? Get Rid of the Bosses >>

* Weekly Roundup 177: A Curated Linkfest For The Smartest People On The Web! >>
* End of an Era: Apple Computers Are No Longer Virus-Free >>
* Animal smarts: What do dolphins and dogs know? >>

* What was he thinking? Study turns to ape intellect >>
* David Deutsch’s Fabric of Reality connects spookier elements of quantum mechanics >>
* The Big Bang Didn’t Need God to Start Universe, Researchers Say >>

* How to convince me of AI risks >>
* Why Does Exercise Make Us Feel Good? >>
* Cancers with disorganized ‘traffic systems’ more difficult to treat >>

* Hallucinating Robots Make the Best Interior Designers [Video] >>
* Titanium-44 –The Key to Predicting Massive Supernova Explosions >>
* Something’s Making China Really Fat, Really Fast >>
* Goggle box bigger than Google for Gen Y >>

* Filling all the gaps >>
* New Watch space: Real-Time Gigapixel Cameras/TV space? >>

* National Geographic Traveler Magazine: 2012 Photo Contest >>
* Scientists to ‘hack’ Hawking’s brain in bid to help him communicate more easily >>
* A microscopic feat: Stunning photos reveal the hidden world of biology >>

* Futureseek Weekly Review; 18-24 June 2012 >>

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Futureseek Weekly Review; 18-24 June 2012

* Puzzle-solving program assembles 10,000-piece jigsaw in a day >>
* Nanoscale printers may bypass factories >>

* This Robotic Finger Is More Sensitive Than Yours [Video] >>
* Tiny human liver grown inside mouse >>
* How To Teach Computers To Learn On Their Own >>

* 50 gigapixel point and shoot camera from off the shelf parts >>
* AI-Robots to Leverage Super precise cameras & sensors, lessen software challenges >>

* World’s First Self-Refrigerating Can >>
* Suction Mat Cleans Shoe Soles >>
* Click Me! How to Build a Behavioral Advertising Network >>

* I See Right Through You: Glasses to Read People’s Skin >>
* Phase change memory breakthrough could lead to gigahertz-plus data transfers >>
* Microsoft’s Kinect Invention: An Air Guitarist’s Dream Come True >>

* i-SODOG robot pet dog smartphonecontrolled , can communicate with friends >>
* U.S. Navy gears up for drone-on-drone dogfighting in 2015 >>
* Inspiring Video: The Challenge of Landing on Mars >>

* Nano-infused paint can detect strain (w/video) >>
* Cornell Teaching Robots to Use Their Imaginations When Organizing Stuff >>
* Doctors Use “Lotus Valve” as First Replacement For Open-Heart Surgery >>

* From Smart House to Networked Home >>
* Engineer Sends Robotic Bees To The Rescue >>
* New passenger service to the Moon for $100M >>

* Proof of Concept for the Artificial Pancreas >>
* 800 Foot Tall Wind Turbines Feasible >>
* Fingerprint scanner works from 20 feet >>

* Computer program ‘evolves’ music from noise >>
* Kinect Used to Better Estimate Body Size and CT Radiation Dose >>
* NICT Daedalus Cyber-attack alert system >>

* Fujitsu Cracks 300,000 Year Crypto Problem in Days >>
* Genome Sequencing at a GP Surgery Near You >>
* Timelapse: Surprise Aurora Australis >>

* Planetary Resources Looks at Kickstarter support of additional space telescopes >>
* Augmented Reality: Eye Control for Mobile Devices >>
* Future Sky City Skyscraper – apartments for 174,000 peole and 104 elevators >>

* Hallucinating robots arrange objects for human use >>
* The $45 Windows Laptop >>
* Lab-on-a-Chip Sorts Particles in Blood Using Pinball-Machine-Like Ramps >>

* Intel Reveals Spin-based Neuromorphic Chip Design 300x lower energy computation >>
* Hands-On With The Microsoft Surface, Inside And Out >>
* Robots can play basketball too >>

* Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power Homes (video) >>
* Researchers Weigh Human Population 316 million tons, or 632 billion pounds >>
* Scientists track individual raindrops inside clouds >>

* Human-Powered Helicopters: A 600-Year-Old Dream in Sight >>
* Rudimentary Liver Grown in the Lab >>
* How To Teach Computers To Learn On Their Own >>

* A LEGO Turing Machine Calculates 2+2 >>
* Study of Angry Mice Could Find Drugs to Prevent Pathological Rage >>
* The World’s First Supercavitating Boat? >>

* New “Tractor Beam” Proposal Relies on Light’s Negative Radiation Pressure >>
* Video: The Magnificent Power of Earth’s Magnetosphere Showcased in NASA Video >>
* Scientists gain understanding of self-cleaning gecko foot hair >>
* An Invisibility Cloak With An On-Off Switch >>
* Helicopter bike conquers bad traffic, tall buildings >>

* Tin-100 produced in key nuclear physics experiment >>
* Ultra-Fast Running Shoe Created With 3D Printer >>
* Homemade Satellites are Just Around the Corner >>

* Testing out Microsoft’s SmartGlass >>
* Black holes as particle detectors >>
* ATMs of the future: get cash without a card >>
* Real-time gene sequencing used to combat superbug >>

* Preventing Cybercrime: Not Worth the Effort? >>
* South African Student Invents Waterless Bathing [Health] >>
* Artificial Intelligence is the Next Step in Search (and everything else) >>

* Physics Community Afire With Rumors of Higgs Boson Discovery >>
* Scientists Trace a Wiring Plan for Entire Mouse Brain >>
* Research could help track stem cells in the body >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 June 2012

* Puzzle-solving program assembles 10,000-piece jigsaw in a day >>
* Nanoscale printers may bypass factories | KurzweilAI >>
* Augmented Reality: The Eye Tribe – Eye Control for Mobile Devices >>

* Post-Information Age Skills: why coding will set you free. >>
* Strong AI and the Imminent Revolution In Robotics >>
* The Future Of Dress Shirts Is Here — And It’s Sweat-Free >>

* Phase change memory breakthrough could lead to gigahertz-plus data transfers >>
* Civilization: from Slow Beginning to Space Colonies on Moon, Mars >>
* Microsoft’s Kinect Invention: An Air Guitarist’s Dream Come True >>

* Planetary Resources Looks at Kickstarter support of additional space telescopes >>
* How Cocaine Vaccines Could Cure Drug Addiction >>

* Scientists track individual raindrops inside clouds >>
* It’s hard to leave this world >>
* On ‘n’ Off >>

* Should We Be Public debate Andrew Keen vs @scobleizer @LeWeb London 2012 >>
* X Prize Founder Peter Diamandis Has His Eyes on the Future >>

* U.S. Navy gears up for drone-on-drone dogfighting in 2015 >>
* Inspiring Video: The Challenge of Landing on Mars >>
* Did You Ever Wonder Whether Rats Laugh? >>

* What Milky Way’s deadly smash-up will look like >>
* The Most Amazing Science Images of the Week, June 18-22, 2012 >>
* Doctors Use “Lotus Valve” as First Replacement For Open-Heart Surgery >>

* Mixed Reality system from Canon fuses real and virtual worlds, on sale in July 2012 >>
* The brain organizes objects by size: MIT scientists >>
* Building block of a programmable neuromorphic substrate: a digital neurosynaptic core >>

* Nanoscale printers may bypass factories >>
* Novel Power Plants Could Clean Up Coal >>
* Click Me! How to Build a Behavioral Advertising Network >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 June 2012

* Nano-infused paint can detect strain (w/video) >>
* Cornell Teaching Robots to Use Their Imaginations When Organizing Your Stuff >>
* From Smart House to Networked Home >>

* Engineer Sends Robotic Bees To The Rescue >>
* New passenger service to the Moon for $100M >>
* Pivothead live streaming and WiFi Drive hands-on (video) >>

* Fingerprint scanner works from 20 feet >>
* Sony push laser projectors forward with new, more powerful green laser diode >>
* Researchers take nanowire transistors vertical, double up on density >>

* Google files for a patent on peer-to-peer location finding >>
* The World’s First Supercavitating Boat? >>
* Homemade Satellites are Just Around the Corner >>

* How To Teach Computers To Learn On Their Own (preview) >>
* Path to 50 gigapixel cameras >>
* Black Hole-Hunting Space Telescope to Unfurl Giant Mast Today >>

* Research could help track stem cells in the body >>
* Researchers build computer simulation that shows way to detect birth of the first stars >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – June 21, 2012 >>

* Next Big Small Thing: Minicomputers under $200 >>
* Tin-100 produced in key nuclear physics experiment >>
* The “Deep Blue Sea” of the Sun >>

* A Turing machine built using LEGO Mindstorms >>
* Video: Adam Savage Show Off His “Rocketeer”-Inspired Rocket Engines >>
* Mars Snowflakes Are as Tiny as Red Blood Cells >>

* Ultra-Fast Running Shoe Created With 3D Printer >>
* ‘Brain pacemaker’ effective for years against Parkinson’s disease >>

* Researchers find gold nanoparticles capable of ‘unzipping’ DNA >>
* A Map of the Whole Genome Tracks Outbreaks >>
* Electromagnetically Induced Invisibility Cloak Can be Switched On and Off >>

* How Sky Cities and Robotic Cars will boost Productivity and GDP >>
* New ‘Strain Paint’ Glows Fluorescent When the Underlying Structure is Stressed >>
* Scientists Outsmart the Immune System to Better Match People with Organs >>

* Revolutionary Coating Could Kill Touchscreen Glare Forever >>
* The future of retail is near, means ability to virtually try on clothes using AR >>
* Genetic variants build a smarter brain >>

* Brain Love Map Points To Love Addiction >>
* Tiny human liver grown inside mouse >>
* A 50 gigapixel camera five times better than 20/20 human vision >>

* Fujitsu Develops World’s First Compact, High-Output, Single-Chip 10 GHz Transceiver >>
* Gut-On-A-Chip, The Latest In Scientists’ Attempt To Mimic Organs In The Lab >>
* Greece needs technological help to reboot economy >>

* Graphene Drumheads Tuned to Make Quantum Dots >>
* Synopsis: Strange Beauty >>
* Video From China’s Space Mission >>

* Synopsis: Counting Broken Symmetries >>
* How We Predict Each Other’s Choices >>
* ScienceShot: The Key to the Cheetah’s Speed >>

* Brain’s highway speeds communication >>
* Primitive Eye, Tiny Liver Grown in the Lab >>
* House Defense Chief to Boehner, Pentagon: You Suck >>

* Microsoft might build its own Windows Phone 8 smartphone >>
* A Gamma-Ray Burst as Music >>
* Space Quantum Experiment Has First Balloon Flight >>

* A Crypto Expert’s View on Scary Bird Flu Data >>
* Windows Phone 8 details revealed >>
* A centenary celebration of the life and work of Alan Turing >>

* Google Launches Coordinate: A New Service For Managing Mobile Workforces >>
* Microsoft releases SmartGlass SDK for Xbox 360 developers >>
* Skateboarder Tops 80 mph in Record-Setting Run >>

* AI-Robots to Leverage Super precise cameras & sensors, lessen software challenges >>
* Lab-engineered kidney project reaches early milestone >>

* Robotic Chefs Are The Future, From Omelettes To Sushi (VIDEOS) >>
* Our microbes, ourselves: Billions of bacteria within, are ours alone >>
* Facebook study reveals what makes someone a leader >>

* A Post By Professor Bruce Charlton On Why Genius Is So Rare >>
* Publication of flu study reveals full nature of threat >>
* Could Mars have sustained life? Extensive water in Mars’ interior >>

* Top predators key to extinctions as planet warms >>
* Autodesk: Future of Design: Infinite computing, 3D printers and designing life #SingularityU
* Your existence is informative >>

* An Invisibility Cloak With An On-Off Switch >>
* Myths in Science >>
* Ep. 264: Hazards of Spaceflight >>

* Breast cancer’s many drivers >>
* The wasteful quest for immortality >>
* WR 134 Ring Nebula >>

* An Apocalypse of Stupidity: One Possible Future >>
* The Death of Alan Turing” by Jaron Lanier >>
* Nanotechnology greatly improves sensitivity of common medical tests >>

* Stopping and starting cancer cell cycle weakens and defeats multiple myeloma >>
* Ep. 262: Solar Sails >>
* Ep. 263: Radioactive Decay >>

* Minority Report at 10: a look at technology from today to 2054 >>
* Why Is Being A Programmer A Good Career Choice? >>

* Augmented Reality Advertising: So Close, And Yet So Far Away >>
* #3D: “TI brings HD to 3-D printing” >>
* Human-Powered Helicopters: A 600-Year-Old Dream in Sight >>

* Next app for TI’s DLP is large touchscreens >>
* Why Social Networks Won’t Kill the Blog >>
* Kim Dotcom: Artists Rejoice, Megabox is Not Dead >>

* A LEGO Turing Machine Calculates 2+2 >>
* The Importance of Business Intelligence >>
* 2.8 million years of climate data lurking in Russian lake >>

* Entangling Superconductivity and Antiferromagnetism >>
* Code crackers break 923-bit encryption record >>
* Scobleizer: Watch me debate Andrew Keen about the value of living in public #leweb >>

* Forget self-diagnoses: An expert can answer your questions >>
* Diane Kelly – What We Didn’t Know about Penis Anatomy >>
* Apple Founder “Woz” Visits Kim Dotcom >>

* Synthetic Sociology and the Human Computer >>
* Researchers develop a promising new technology for grid-scale energy storage >>
* Augmented Reality: New Marco Tempest show on Nikola Tesla >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 June 2012 >>

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* 50 gigapixel point and shoot camera from off the shelf parts >>
* Rudimentary Liver Grown in the Lab >>
* Study of Angry Mice Could Find Drugs to Prevent Pathological Rage >>

* Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8: New Start Screen, NFC, and More >>
* Scientists Trace a Wiring Plan for Entire Mouse Brain >>
* Physics Community Afire With Rumors of Higgs Boson Discovery >>

* New “Tractor Beam” Proposal Relies on Light’s Negative Radiation Pressure >>
* How New ‘Mood Ring’ Glasses Let You See Emotions >>
* Scientists gain understanding of self-cleaning gecko foot hair >>

* Helicopter bike conquers bad traffic, tall buildings >>
* Missile-Tracking Cameras Are Changing the NBA >>
* Video: The Magnificent Power of Earth’s Magnetosphere Showcased in NASA Video >>

* A ‘Very Tiny Rick Moranis’ and Other Requests for the Sci-Fi Santa We Know as DARPA >>
* Researchers find evidence of ice content at the moon’s south pole >>
* Chromium OS gets ported to Raspberry Pi >>

* Artificial Intelligence is the Next Step in Search (and everything else) >>
* How Video Game Computers May Revolutionize Health Care >>
* A Pollen Coating Could Help Identify Who Fired a Bullet >>

* Protein block halts early aging in mice >>
* Highways of the brain: high-cost, high-capacity >>
* Respect matters more than money for happiness in life >>

* Displays Might One Day Be Made of Just Air and Water [Video] >>
* South African Student Invents Waterless Bathing [Health] >>
* Stealthy virus that robs years of life could be beaten >>

* Flexible Disc Implant Eases Chronic Back Pain >>
* FireFly Controller Board Simplifies Rocket Science >>
* Sprint Guardian allows parents to limit texting and keep tabs on a kid’s location >>

* These Amazing Injections Can Actually Repair Scarred Heart Tissue – The Atlantic >>
* EU boffins ponder robot copters that carry people but no pilots >>
* Tactile sensor for better human prostheses, personal assistive robots >>

* Peak planet: Are we starting to consume less? >>
* Instantaneous Deodorizer, Useful for Diaper Changing >>
* Flukeprints and Hydraulic White Holes >>

* Weird Alien Planets Found by Small Telescope >>
* Microscopic Snowflakes Fall on Mars >>
* Measure the Tilt of the Earth on the Solstice! [Starts With A Bang] >>
* It’s My ______ In A Box! [Starts With A Bang] >>

* A new tool for molecular architects >>
* Did human speech start with monkey lip smack? >>
* Out of the mouths of primates, facial mechanics of human speech may have evolved >>

* Endangered Languages Project: Supporting language preservation through technology >>
* How kidneys keep hold of early stem cells >>
* Gigapixel Camera Sees Far More Than Meets the Eye >>

* Solar Cells Charge Robots Underwater >>
* Moon Orbiting Laser Sees Ice in Deep Crater? | Video >>
* First Stars in the Universe May Soon Be Detected >>

* Special goggles reveal when babies see in 3D >>
* Caterpillars devour cotton crops as genetic mutations confer resistance to Bt toxins >>
* All 786 Known Planets to Scale [Visualization] >>

* 800 Foot Tall Wind Turbines Feasible, 2x power, reduces emissions by 14% per kwh >>
* Why haven’t bald men gone extinct? >>
* Plasmonic graphene controls rippling electrons >>

* Using Your Smart Phone to Mix Video Clips with Others >>
* The Xbox 720: Too Good to Be True? >>
* How To Turn Your Twitter Avatar Into an Animated GIF [Twitter] >>

* Proof of Concept for the Artificial Pancreas >>
* Technique that Silicon Valley Geeks are Using to Hack the Voices Inside Their Heads >>
* Navigation App Waze Adds Real-Time Fuel Prices >>

* Happiness Will Not Be Downloaded >>
* Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 share lots of code, NT kernel >>
* Google Detects 9500 Malicious Sites Per Day >>

* Foxconn CEO: iPhone 5 ‘Will Put Samsung Galaxy S III to Shame’ >>
* A Brief History of the World’s Emotions (as Told by Wikipedia) >>
* Can Microsoft Get Back into the Game? >>

* Simulations point to a lumpier environment for early star formation >>
* Augmented reality browser Junaio offers less ‘clunky’ apps, new API (video) >>
* Windows Phone 8 Unveiled: Microsoft Modernizes Its Mobile OS >>

* Engadget interview: Nokia’s Kevin Shields talks Windows Phone 8 (video) >>
* Watch It Human-Powered Helicopter Attempts World Record Flight Today >>
* New Prenatal Blood Tests Can Identify Paternity of an Eight-Week Fetus >>

* Tea drinkers may be at greater risk of prostate cancer: study >>
* Feds to Seize $1.1 Million Dinosaur on Friday >>
* The world’s first underwater nightclub >>

* Flying in the Year 2052: Fast, Cushy, and Efficient >>
* The Science of Star Trek (infographic) >>
* 13 future car technologies for your road trip in 2020 >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 June 2012 >>

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* World’s First Self-Refrigerating Can >>
* Kinect Used to Better Estimate Body Size and CT Radiation Dose >>
* NICT Daedalus Cyber-attack alert system >>

* Fujitsu Cracks 300,000 Year Crypto Problem in Days >>
* Genome Sequencing at a GP Surgery Near You >>
* Why Siri Matters >>

* Reverse Innovation: Create Far From Home, Win Everywhere >>
* 3D Printing, Shapeways, and the Future of Personal Products >>
* Twitter-Activated Vending Machine Launched In South Africa >>

* SeaOrbiter to begin construction by year’s end, project price tag clocks in at $52.7 million >>
* WWDC 2012 videos now available for free for OS X, iOS developers >>
* Axio’s EEG headband helps you teach your brain to focus (hands-on) >>

* 3 Years of Amazing Auroras Captured on Video >>
* Measure the Tilt of the Earth on the Solstice! (This Wednesday!) >>
* Genetic Variants Build a Smarter Brain >>

* This Video Will Make You Grateful for the Earth’s Magnetosphere >>
* Timelapse: Surprise Aurora Australis >>
* Identical twins show the malleability of our genes >>

* I See Right Through You: Glasses to Read People’s Skin >>
* New gravitational biology lab allows for testing in artificial gravity >>
* Liquid-Filled Robot Finger More Sensitive to Touch Than a Human’s >>
* Life-Sized Boxing Robots Pack A Punch >>

* The Future of Drone Surveillance: Swarms of Cyborg Insect Drones >>
* i-SODOG robot pet dog controlled via smartphone, can communicate with its friends >>
* Future Sky City Skyscraper – apartments for 174,000 peole and 104 elevators >>

* The Mystery of Tatooine Planet Formation >>
* Fast, efficient method for reconstructing 3D spacial data online from regular photos >>
* Futureseek Daily Paper is out! >>

* The Television Will Be Revolutionized >>
* PBS Man vs. Machine: Will Human Workers Become Obsolete? >>
* Unborn Twins Caught on Tape Using Cinematic-MRI (video) >>

* Oxygen ‘sensor’ may shut down DNA transcription >>
* Rat race for better PET scan http://bit.ly/MdZmZS >>
* Moving 3D computer model of key human protein is powerful new tool in fight against cancer >>

* 23andMe contributes to genetic discoveries related to male pattern baldness >>
* Tai Chi increases brain size, benefits cognition in randomized controlled trial >>
* Happiness ‘wave’ crests at retirement >>

* Latest edition of the ‘Particle Physics Bible’ now online >>
* First observation of the Hall effect in a Bose-Einstein condensate >>
* Moon’s Tides Affect Humongous Atom Smasher, Too >>

* Adaptable decision making in the brain >>
* This Is What Your Brain Looks Like When You Lose Your Self-Control >>
* Helping a Billion People Began Last Night – Singularity University Opens 4th Summer Program >>

* Robotic Tracking with Kinect and Visual Basic >>
* Computer program ‘evolves’ music from noise >>
* This Robotic Finger Is More Sensitive Than Yours [Video] >>

* Watch Microsoft’s Surface Unveiling in 90 Seconds [Video] >>
* Belief in hell, according to international data, is associated with reduced crime >>
* Want to win an Intel Science Competition ? Find cures and early detection for cancer >>

* The Economic History of the Last 2,000 Years in 1 Little Graph | The Atlantic >>
* Google Scores a Patent on Google Glasses Technology [Patents] >>
* Simulations show slower growth will enable defect free Meter Long Carbon Nanotubes >>

* This AR-15 Monster Rifle From Hell Comes Loaded With 9 Magazines, 3 Lasers, 3 Red Dot Sights and More [Video] >>
* Chinese Construction Company to Build World’s New Tallest Building In a Three-Month Timeframe >>
* Video: Single-Seat Amphibious FlyNano Makes its Maiden Flight >>

* Why are we so curious? >>
* The Science of Being Scared to Death >>
* 5 Future Apple Gadgets We’d Like To See >>
* Why Russia Will Be the First to Use the Pain Ray: Analysis >>

* Stars, Planets And The Meaningless Life >>
* Live fast, die young and leave a beautiful hologram >>
* The Future And You — June 20, 2012 >>
* Interview with Blausen Medical Founder, Bruce Blausen >>

* Cartoon Network’s iPhone and iPad app adds a live TV feed >>
* The Perfect Technocracy: Facebook’s Attempt to Create Good Government for 900 Million People >>
* Heartland Robotics now Rethink Robotics, Still Developing Mystery Industrial Robot >>

* Hacking Healthcare >>
* DOE: U.S. Could Easily Incorporate 80 Percent Renewables in 2050 >>
* U.S. Students Struggle With Reasoning Skills >>

* FischerTechnik Milling Machine >>
* Custom themes arrive in Gmail, your mood thanks you for caring (video) >>
* Robot with tactile sensor is better at identifying materials than you >>

* Nerds of the World, Unite! iTunes U Just Got Interactive >>
* BBC ‘Live Restart’ brings pause, rewind and ‘start from beginning’ to iPlayer live streams >>
* Missing Matter, Parallel Universes? >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 June 2012 >>

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