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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 September 2012

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* A Video Tour of the MakerBot Replicator 2 >>
* MakerBot Store tour (video) >>
* UAV Lifeguards to patrol Australian beaches, Hasselhoff given notice >>

* First 3-D Printing Store in U.S. Opens >>
* Curiosity Rover Prepares to Shoot Mars Rock With Laser and X-Rays >>
* Diseases of aging map to a few “hotspots” on the human genome >>

* Swedish doctors announce world’s first mother-to-daughter womb transplant [Video] >>
* World’s First Gesture Control TV Box >>
* ‘Ghost’ House Aims for Net Zero Energy >>

* Endeavour’s Final Take-Off: California Bound | Video >>
* Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes Final Ferry Flight from KSC (Photos) >>
* “Lettuce Bot” Rolls Through Crops, Terminates Weeds It Visually Identifies >>

* Neural implants could spark better decisions >>
* New tool gives structural strength to 3D-printed objects >>
* How stress blocks short-term memory >>

* Prosthetic device restores and improves impaired decision-making ability >>
* Denso Wave handy terminal can scan QR codes up to 50m away >>
* Revolutionary ultrathin, flat lens: Smartphones as thin as a credit card? >>

* Modular complexity, and reverse engineering the brain >>
* MIT engineers use ultrasound for improved topical drug administration (video) >>
* 10 nearly impossible concepts from Electrolux Design Competition >>

* SARTRE Platooning Traffic Project Finalizes >>
* History, As Recorded on Twitter, Is Vanishing From The Web, Say Computer Scientists >>
* Richard Branson I’m determined to start a population on Mars >>

* Quasars: Mileposts marking the universe’s expansion >>
* Printed lasers for smart surfaces >>
* First mammalian ‘cell phone’ >>

* Watching electrons move at high speed (w/video) >>
* Smart fluids could lead to self-assembling computer chips >>
* Can We Have Brain-to-Brain Communication? >>

* Bionic Eyes: Sensors that use lookout’s brainwaves to spot trouble >>
* Niche Social Networks: Do Engineers Need Them? >>
* Why Connected-Car Innovation Could Come From Outside the Auto Industry >>

* SpiroSmart iPhone App Accurately Estimates Lung Air Volume (video) >>
* Mega-Tsunami’s and Nuclear Winters Inevitable >>
* Voyage to the End of the Universe — FastForward Radio – Sep 20,2012 >>

* Deepak Chopra: Spirituality in The Age of Social Media >>
* Data Is Useless Without the Skills to Analyze It >>
* The tyranny of choice >>

* Lectures on Emergence and Complexity >>
* How many uses for a nuclear weapon can YOU think of? >>
* Stuxnet Tricks Copied by Computer Criminals >>

* Lectures on Emergence and Complexity >>
* Huge water geyser on Saturn’s moon helps make the rings >>
* The Neuroscience of Belonging >>

* Printed intelligence industrialization unit expanding in Finland >>
* Future of Online Retail: Pickup, Not Delivery >>
* Self-pouring cup for ‘super lazy’ >>

* Digital inheritance laws remain murky >>
* This Is Your Last Chance To See A Space Shuttle Ride On The Back Of A Boeing 747 >>
* MakerBot Replicator 2 Prints Bigger, More Detailed [3D Printing] >>

* Today On Mars: MAHLI Translates Martian Discoveries For Human Eyes >>
* Oldest dental filling is found in a Stone Age tooth >>

* ‘Tantalizing’ hints of room-temperature superconductivity >>
* Human brains share consistent genetic blueprint and possess enormous biochemical complexity >>
* Using a laser to ‘see’ the smallest world: studying atomic-level structures >>

* What Exactly Is a Smart City? >>
* High-resolution Brain Atlas finished >>
* The U.S. Conducted Atomic Weapons Tests On Beer >>

* Did a “Forgotten” Two-Kilometer-Wide Meteor Plunge Earth into the Ice Ages? >>
* Out-of-this-world nanoscience: A computer chip that can assemble itself? >>
* Leaving Vesta >>

* Award-Winning Short Film is Set on an Exoplanet >>
* Adrenaline Rush: Standing on the Edge of a Spewing Volcano >>
* Video – Neal Stephenson on the Future of Books and the Ubiquity of Gadgets >>

* Learning About Human Connection From A Robotic Friend >>
* How soon before mass-produced 3D printed leather? >>

* New Hobbit trailer shows off Bilbo and Gollum’s contest of wits [Video] >>
* Peter Jackson-directed Doctor Who episode! >>
* Why a Modern Gun Shoots 10 Times Further Than its 19th Century Counterpart [Video] >>

* Robotic tuna is built by Homeland Security >>
* BSP 82: How Mind Emerges from Brain >>
* BSP 79 Miguel Nicolelis on Brain Machine Interfaces >>
* BSP 87 Brain Aging with Patricia Greenwood. >>

* Research suggests promise of cell therapy for bowel disease >>
* Arctic ice shrinks to all-time low; half 1980 size (Update) >>
* Human First Impulse Is Generosity >>

* Video: opinator Tracks Where Your Voice Is And Shoots Popcorn Into Your Mouth >>
* Leading DNA Sequencing Company Buys Chromosome Testing Company >>

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