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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 November 2012

November 30, 2012 Leave a comment

* Meet Spaun, The Most Complex Simulated Brain Ever >>
* DNA ‘LEGOs’ Build a Mini Space Shuttle >>
* What DNA Actually Looks Like >>

* Artificial Brain Mimics Human Abilities and Flaws >>
* Staples Will Offer On-Demand 3-D Printing In Stores >>
* Alarmingly large “Object1000″ 3DPrinter introduced >>

* Resolving debate about how tumors spread >>
* Brain Model Connects Neurons to Behavior >>
* Everybody Chill, NASA Says: No Martian Organics Found >>

* The first controllable atom superconducting quantum interference device >>
* Researchers create a fly to study how a normal cell turns cancerous >>

* ‘Intelligent’ Rifle Lets You Pre-Tag Your Target, Then Fire When Ready >>
* “Gravity Doesn’t Exist” –Is this Fundamental Phenomenon of the Universe an Illusion? >>
* Precisely engineering 3-D brain tissues >>

* What could you make with a 3D printer on the Moon? >>
* The beginning of everything: New paradigm shift for the infant universe >>
* The moon is still waiting for visitors >>

* ‘Fountain of youth’ technique rejuvenates aging stem cells >>
* Moral machines >>
* NASA technologists test ‘game-changing’ data-processing technology >>

* A ‘second skin’ military fabric to repel chemical and biological agents >>
* Human brain, Internet, and cosmology: similar laws at work? >>
* Can we build a more efficient airplane? Not really, says physics. >>

* Junk radio signals track all space debris in one go >>
* New path to large-scale quantum computing with millions of qubits >>
* Draw precise freehand circles and copy paste drawings with the dePENd table >>

* People Use Same Brain Regions to Read Alphabetic and Logographic Languages >>
* Scientists identify two transposons that are active in human cells >>
* Researchers advance scientific computing with record-setting simulations >>

* Next-generation treatments for Fragile X syndrome >>
* Separating Living Cells From The Dead >>
* Scientists image molecular structure of polymer blends >>

* Pollen ‘Pills’ Could Deliver Vaccines to Soldiers >>
* ‘Dark core’ may not be so dark after all >>
* Over-massive black hole in compact galaxy NGC1277 (by Remco van… >>

* Diabetes drug may fend off depression >>
* The doggie pedometer that helps you keep Fido as fit as a fiddle >>
* Researchers create versatile 3D nanostructures using DNA ‘bricks’ (w/ video) >>

* Spin paper closes knowledge gap on density functional theory >>
* Post-divorce journaling may hinder healing for some >>
* Team makes breakthrough in deciphering bread wheat genome >>

* Working couples face greater odds of intimate partner violence >>
* Researchers create versatile 3D nanostructures using DNA ‘bricks’ >>
* 7 talks on animals that have bad reputations >>

* Watch: An Amazing Video Gallery Designed To Inspire Car Engineers >>
* What Are Your Odds Of Winning The Lottery? [Infographic] >>
* Water Ice and Organics Found at Mercury’s North Pole >>

* Grand Canyon May Be as Old as Dinosaurs >>
* Nanobiotechnology: Versatile 3-D nanostructures using DNA ‘bricks’ >>
* These Super-Light Polymer Lenses May Eventually Replace Human Corneas >>

* TEDMED The Caregiver Crisis >>
* This Amazing Picture of DNA Lets You See Its Nanoscale Double Helix >>
* Human genetic variation recent, varies among populations >>

* Most of the harmful mutations in people arose in the past 5,000 to 10,000 years >>
* Zapping body and brain boosts movement in paralysed >>
* Alarming evidence points at Iran nuclear bomb effort >>

* Body language, not facial expressions, broadcasts what’s happening to us >>
* VIDEO: Melting of polar ice sheets accelerating >>
* Showtime: Constructable: Interactive Lasercutting >>

* Preserving the Self for Later Emulation: What Brain Features Do We Need? >>
* A Questionnaire Regarding Autistic Traits in H+ People >>
* More Than Half of You See a Global Democracy by 2100 >>

* Toshiba 13MP phone camera sensor that promises low-light shooting without noise >>
* Socrates on the Future — FastForward Radio – Dec 06,2012 >>
* New Integrated Approach to Help Improve Control of Prostheses (VIDEO) >>

* Japan unveils prototype of new maglev train, promises speeds of up to 311 mph >>
* Human Evolution Enters an Exciting New Phase >>
* Virus Eats School District’s Homework >>

* Sony’s 4K Ultra HD Video Player revealed >>
* Electric wedgies? Elastic material maintains conductivity when stretched >>
* What DNA Actually Looks Like >>

* German parliament to discuss controversial online copyright bill >>
* Scientists discover water ice on Mercury >>
* A Conversation With Nobel Prize Winning Neuropsychiatrist >>

* New Camera Snaps All-Sky Auroras in Full Color >>
* DNA Lego bricks produce nano-sculptures >>
* Jaws: great white shark noms rubber seal >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 November 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 November 2012

November 29, 2012 Leave a comment

* Australian doctors have learned how to preserve a woman’s fertility indefinitely >>
* Human Poop Helps Scientists Snoop on History >>

* What If NASA Could Figure Out the Math of a Workable Warp Drive? >>
* General Electric Pitches an Industrial Internet >>
* 3D Printed Quadcopter >>

* Balloon Test Shows Space Tourism on the Horizon >>
* New thermoelectric material is as easy as dirt, heat, pressure >>
* Our Robot Future >>

* Navy Drone Boards Aircraft Carrier for 1st Time >>
* Mind-Controlled Artificial Limbs Fusing Man and Machine Coming Next Year >>
* Physicists claim microwave-imaging ‘breakthrough’ >>

* Japanese clinic offers a 3D printout of your unborn baby >>
* A Simple Box That Can Bring The Internet Anywhere >>
* NASA And Google Chief Test-Launch An Internet That Works In Space >>

* Could astronauts use a 3-D printer to make parts from moon rocks? >>
* Good Samaritan Index Identifies Web Users That Most Help Others >>
* The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature >>

* Sharp to release 32″ 4K IGZO LCD monitor with a thin 35mm profile >>
* New carbomorph plastic composite for 3d printed electronics >>
* Japanese Robot Transforms Into A Car And Back Again Like A Boss >>

* How Does SpaceX Plan To Move Thousands Of Humans To Mars? >>
* Major breakthrough in deciphering bread wheat’s genetic code >>
* Creepy robot snake glides through the water like a ballet dancer >>

* A Robot That You Can Train to Do Almost Anything >>
* Whoa, scientists just reversed autism symptoms in mice >>
* A Sneak Peek At the Mind-Boggling Future of Computer Graphics >>

* DNA imaged with electron microscope for the first time >>
* Infinity in the real world: Does space go on forever? >>
* Europe has right stuff to take NASA back to moon >>

* Portabee: an affordable, portable 3D printer >>
* More Facebook friends means more stress, says report >>
* Flexible, low-voltage circuits using nanocrystals >>

* Moderate exercise enhances memory and preserves gray matter >>
* A solar energy funnel to harness a broader spectrum of light >>
* Scientists speculate on top-secret Mars Rover discovery >>

* How bio-inspired deep learning keeps winning competitions >>
* Memristor based nanostore memory and logic could be 100 times more energy efficient >>
* The World’s Fastest Train Will Float on a Cushion of Electromagnetism >>

* Ladies Prefer Thin Over Macho, Study Suggests >>
* How Should NASA Use Former Spy Satellite Telescopes? >>

* A 3D Printer Fixed My Dishwasher >>
* Canada Creates Cap On Liability For File Sharing Lawsuits >>
* What I Learned From Obama: A New Theory of Government >>

* Your Car as Stress Monitor? >>
* To Understand 3-D Printing We Need to Remember 2-D Printing >>
* Can Technology Make You Happy? >>

* Understanding Cloud Failures >>
* YouTube’s automatic captions service adds six additional languages >>
* Guy builds a backscatter X-ray machine using stuff he found on eBay >>

* Morality-based judgments are quicker, more extreme than practical evaluations >>
* China’s 8-core Godson processor details to be shared at IEEE forum >>
* Alien Hairspray May Help Us Find E.T. >>

* Dark Matter Mystery May Soon Be Solved >>
* Underwater robots smart enough to explore treacherous deep-ocean terrain >>
* We look right below the eyes to judge faces >>

* Nanotechnology simplifies hydrogen production for clean energy >>
* Towers of nanotubes sprout from graphene >>
* New Nuclear Engine Could Power Deep-Space Exploration >>

* Putting more cores to work in server farms >>
* Researchers identify ways to exploit ‘cloud browsers’ for large-scale, anonymous computing >>
* Fully 3D Printable Guns Waiting on Firearms License >>

* Mathematics used to identify contamination in water distribution networks >>
* Every park should have its own awesome 170-foot long trampoline >>
* What’s your favorite non-aerodynamic spaceship design? >>

* Geneticist claims to have sequenced ‘Bigfoot’ DNA >>
* Beyond Iron Dome: Israel Preps New Anti-Missiles, Eyes Lasers >>
* LHC Creates New Form of Matter >>

* Captain Kirk Touts Medical Tech Spun From NASA | Video >>
* On Debris Disks and Super-Earths >>
* Reality Check: You Are Not a Computer Simulation [Audio] >>

* One in five U.S. adults experienced mental illness in the past year, report says >>
* From the X Files: “The Search for Alien Microbes on Earth” >>
* Japanese Robot Transforms Into A Car And Back Again Like A Boss >>

* Inspiring New ISS Timelapse: Further Up Yonder >>
* Students Learn Better With Star Trek-Style Touchscreen Desks >>
* Video of a recent Elon Musk Interview >>

* The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language (P.S.) >>
* The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined >>
* Deep In The Earth’s Core, Clues About Its Mysterious Birth >>

* Making A Digital River With A Sandbox And Kinect >>
* To save energy: take dirt, add heat >>

* VIDEO: Is Antarctic find key to alien life? >>
* Risk of robot uprising wiping out human race to be studied >>
* Nuclear industry looks toward smaller reactors >>

* Could Aliens Be Sending Us Signals? >>
* Artificial spores – protecting living cells with tough artificial shells >>
* The Universe, The Internet, and The Brain >>

* Musical Harmony May Be Hardwired in the Brain >>
* Technology is advancing rapidly >>
* Pimp my Genome! The Mainstreaming of Digital Genetic Engineering >>

* A Questionnaire Regarding Autistic Traits in H+ People. >>
* The Future of the Workplace – Workers’ Self-Management? >>
* The Fallacy of Dumb Superintelligence >>

* Researchers report first success of targeted therapy in most common non-small cell lung cancer >>
* Re-Timer Stylishly and Safely Resets Your Circadian Rhythms (VIDEO) >>
* Diagnosing Malaria with Just One Drop of Bodily Fluid >>

* An Implantable Artificial Kidney: Interview with UCSF’s Dr. Shuvo Roy >>
* Hybrid 3D Printer Will Make You New Cartilage >>
* It Has Come to This: A Fitness Tracker for Your Dog >>

* HyTAQ hybrid quadrotor robot travels by air and land, leaves us no place to hide (video) >>
* Scientific American’s Fred Guterl Explores the Threats Posed By Technology >>
* Caltech and UVic Set 339Gbps Internet Speed Record >>

* New Formula Calculates Baby’s Obesity Risk >>
* Printer Creates 3D Tissue to Help Injured Patients Re-Grow Cartilage [VIDEO] >>
* 2012 Mayan Apocalypse Rumors Have Dark Side, NASA Warns >>

* The Lamp That Tells You the Weather by Recreating It >>
* Transforming RC robot reaches production form packing heat and a WiFi camera (video) >>
* ‘Robots’ iPad App: A Delightful Reference for Everything Robot >>

* How Do We Program Moral Machines? >>
* Java inventor James Gosling building smart marine robots >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 November 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 November 2012

November 28, 2012 Leave a comment

* Does the Universe Have a Purpose? >>
* Unraveling the Secrets of Type Ia Supernovae: a New Two-Minute Thesis >>
* Artificial Intelligence’s Killer App: Getting Things Done >>

* Los Alamos Lab Demonstrates A Reactor For Space Travel >>
* How Google plans to find the UnGoogleable >>
* Eagle-Eyed Argus II: An Artificial Retina That Reads For the Blind >>

* The Military Has Enlisted a Laser-Wielding, Paint-Stripping Robot >>
* A 3D printer to turn waste plastic into composting toilets, rainwater harvesting systems >>
* Blood, sweat and no tears: sweat glands help repair skin >>

* Scientists see promise in deep-learning programs >>
* Proving quantum computers feasible >>
* “No Jupiter, No Advanced Life? ” –Evolution May be Impossible in Star Systems Without a Giant Planet >>

* 3-D Printing on a Budget >>
* CERN’s Large Hadron Collider Reveals New Type of Matter >>
* What keeps a cell’s energy source going? >>

* Clearing the Fog Around Personality Disorders >>
* Timelapse From Inside a Telescope >>
* The China Chip Advances—and May Compete with Intel Soon >>

* Low cost geo-engineering and actual field tests >>

* Toward the 3D Virtual Cell Conference >>

* Scientists image brain structures that deteriorate in Parkinson’s >>

* Brain compensates after traumatic injury, evidence shows >>
* Messier Monday: A Straggling Globular Cluster, M30 >>
* Touchscreen studio lighting control system >>

* Nanoparticles Make Steam without Bringing Water to a Boil >>

* Sentry System Combines a Human Brain with Computer Vision >>
* How Google Plans to Find the UnGoogleable >>

* Scientists analyze millions of news articles >>
* U.S. astronaut, Russian cosmonaut to spend a year in space >>
* Pentagon seeks EMP grenades straight out of sci-fi >>

* 2014 DNA analyzer fits in suitcase, works in 25 minutes flat >>
* Disney is populating their theme parks with robots that can THROW THINGS AT YOU >>
* How NASA might build its very first warp drive >>

* Smart light socket lets you control any ordinary light via Wi-Fi >>
* Why you should bet big on bionic brains >>
* Vision Sensor Capable of Detecting Moving Spots 0.05mm in Size across from Distance of 2m >>

* A gorilla in the midst – of emotional rebirth? >>
* Astrophysicists On The Verge Of Spotting Gravitational Waves >>
* Wireless Networks of Cows Will Keep Gas Under Control >>

* New insights into how the brain stores memories >>
* A 3D microscopic device for high-speed processing of infrared light >>
* Wisps of the Veil Nebula >>

* Automation Reaches French Vineyards With A Vine-Pruning Robot >>
* “Origin of Life” –Astrobiologists Find Mechanism that May Have Triggered It >>
* Mega-risks that could drive us to extinction >>
* The 7 Greatest Engineering Innovations Of 2012 >>
* Can Taking A Pill Before Bed Get Rid Of Bed Bugs? >>

* Laser-Cut Scotch Tape Makes A Tiny Gripping Robotic Claw >>
* This Robo-Griller Can Flip 360 Burgers an Hour >>
* First ‘breathing lung’ transplant in United States >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 November 2012

November 26, 2012 Leave a comment

* Watch This Adorable Horde of Intelligent Swarm Robots Play Piano >>
* Researchers develop method for creating artificial fingerprints >>
* Scientists See Advances in Deep Learning, a Part of Artificial Intelligence >>

* The emerging science of ‘collective intelligence’ — and the rise of the global brain >>
* New Naval Era Dawns as China’s Carrier Launches First Jet >>
* Exploding Engine Could Reduce Fuel Consumption >>

* Bionic Eye Lets A Blind Person “See” Braille >>
* The Pipe Nebula >>

* Wireless network of cows to keep burps under control >>
* Curiosity result could confirm Mars life, says Levin >>
* Spacex will make Methane rocket for Mars >>

* A Japan-developed robot for disaster response >>
* Blind patient reads words stimulated directly onto the retina >>
* A room-temperature spin amplifier >>

* Elon Musk talks about an 80,000 person Mars colony >>
* New vaccine may give lifelong protection from flu >>
* Crowd Models Become Pervasive Across Society >>

* Japan to Seek Seeds of Life in Asteroid Mission >>
* Google Maps has indoor floor plans of airports and malls available on Android and Desktops >>

* Dark Sand Cascades on Mars >>
* These Tiny Pyramids Are Microscopic Cages For Cells >>
* How the animals lost their sensors >>

* Fetal alcohol exposure affects brain structure in children >>
* Metamaterials manipulate light on a microchip >>
* Uncommon features of Einstein’s brain might explain his remarkable cognitive abilities >>

* ‘Revolutionary’ eavesdropping technology patent to help governments monitor Internet chats >>
* Improved Understanding of Rydberg atoms could lead to scalable quantum information systems >>
* Does being fat make you more jolly? >>

* Will.i.am Plans to Turn Your iPhone Into a 14-Megapixel Super Camera >>
* Doctors Use Brain Scanner To Communicate With ‘Vegetative’ Patient >>
* Three radical new energy technologies | KurzweilAI >>

* Humanity+ @ San Francisco conference starts next week — and io9 will be there! >>
* Reading, writing and playing games may help aging brains stay healthy >>
* Wired Science Space Photo of the Day: Comet McNaught Spectacular >>

* Smart cloak deforms to keep objects invisible >>
* Will We Ever Run Out of Music? >>
* Tiny sensor measures mass and temperature >>

* Wired Science Space Photo of the Day: Celestial Finger Paintihttp://ars.to/TXFZn0ng >>
* Newly evolved gene may have changed humans’ brains >>
* Huge Mars colony eyed by SpaceX founder Elon Musk >>

* Orion Revisited: Astronomers Find New Star Cluster in Front of the Orion Nebula >>
* Four Perspectives On Augmented Reality And Its Future >>
* Disney Robots Play Catch With Your Kids [VIDEO] >>

* Hybrid 3D printer could fast-track cartilage implants >>
* MechBass robot nails bass guitar sounds with Arduino and a stone cold groove (video) >>
* How To Build A Revolutionary Political Social Network >>

* Scientists See Advances in Deep Learning, a Part of Artificial Intelligence >>
* Samsung ‘Baffin’ pops up in FCC; reportedly mixes 5-inch WVGA display, quad-core CPU >>
* Vestas Sailrocket 2 breaks at least one sailing speed record, says motors are for slowpokes (video) >>

* Inside Thingiverse, The Radically Open Website Powering The 3D Printing Movement >>
* Disney Research robot plays catch and juggles with humans, won’t replace their parents (update: cameras explained!) >>
* Are We Alone in the Cosmos, cursed by Fermi’s Paradox? >>

* How minimal is our intelligence? >>
* Advances in artificial intelligence: deep learning >>
* Neurons can silence each other without any direct connections | Not Exactly Rocket Science >>

* Qii – the first, truly mobile, rollable pocket-sized keyboard for your smartphone (w/video) >>
* People less likely to lie at home than in office >>
* How do we know the age of the Earth? >>
* “Anonymous” File-Sharing Darknet Ruled Illegal by German Court >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 November 2012

November 23, 2012 Leave a comment

* Microsoft patent application details head-mounted display used to augment live events >>
* Apple iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 Rumors >>
* Book-riffling robot scans one page at a time >>
* Engineers pave the way towards 3-D printing of personal electronics >>

* Night of the Long Leonid >>
* Here’s China’s impossible plan to build the world’s tallest building in a mere 90 days >>
* Ray of light in the right location boosts motivation >>

* Dark energy hints hidden in cosmic voids >>
* Nanoscale probes light up when they detect specific diseases >>
* Nanotech device mimics dog’s nose to detect explosives >>

* ‘Nanospinning’ fibers for ultrafine bioscaffolds, filters, capacitors, fuel cells >>
* Building biomimetic synthetic membrane channels out of DNA >>
* Psychologists Release Emotion-On-Demand Plug In For Virtual Characters >>

* Implant lets the blind read Braille with their eyes >>
* Transforming ‘noise’ into mechanical energy at nanometric level >>
* Thought-Controlled MindRider Bike Helmet Turns Brain Waves Into Traffic Signals >>

* Energy harvesting from noise >>
* Conference to examine dangers of artificial intelligence >>
* Why Iron Dome Might Only Work For Israel >>

* Is consciousness a quantum mystery? >>
* Google Glass & Now: Utopia or Dystopia? >>

* THE BRAIN IN THE MACHINE >>
* UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at the airport (video) >>
* Star Trek classroom: Next generation of school desks >>

* The Electree+, A Solar-Powered, Induction Charging Bonsai Tree Hits Kickstarter >>
* Could Testing Block Psychopaths From Senior Management? >>
* Toshiba tests robotic quadruped for nuclear plant inspection, hopes to help clean up Fukushima >>

* Here’s China’s impossible plan to build the world’s tallest building in a mere 90 days >>
* Fetuses yawn in the womb, 4D Scans Suggest >>
* Kinect Face Tracking demo – Skulls App >>

* Deprive yourself: The real benefits of fasting >>
* What is a Neural Network? >>
* Big Idea Bring Back the “Cold Fusion” Dream >>

* videos-related-to-mundane-singularity >>
* Emulation_argument_for_human-level_AI >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 November 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 November 2012

November 22, 2012 Leave a comment

* Brain waves encode rules for behavior >>
* Watch This Awesome Robot Play Catch Better Than Your Dad >>
* Fat drug could treat epilepsy >>

* FLYING CHAIR: Hirobo’s helicopter can travel up to 100 Kph and fly for 30 minutes. >>
* The Next Niche Market for Solar? Drones—Yes, Drones >>
* How modern technologies made the fighting in Gaza even worse >>

* Scientists use nanotechnology to harvest electricity from temperature fluctuations >>
* Samsung set to market bendable mobile screens ‘next year’ >>
* Obesity Gene May Shield Against Depression >>

* Google attacks UN’s internet treaty conference >>
* European Space Agency defines Ariane and space station plans >>

* Smallest logic circuit fabricated with single-electron transistors >>
* New technology could allow governments to listen in on your Skype conversations >>
* Most and Least Emotional Countries Revealed >>

* Suicide Drones, Mini Blimps and 3D Printers: Inside the New Army Arsenal >>
* Toshiba unveils nuclear emergency robot to aid Fukushima recovery >>
* 8 math talks to blow your mind >>

* Extreme recycling turns poo into food >>
* Half-life strife: Seasons change in the atom’s heart >>
* Will Data Science Become the New Bottleneck? >>

* Astrophile: How a faraway dwarf world lost its cloak >>
* A 3D light switch for the brain >>
* Rice unveils super-efficient solar-energy technology >>

* The Computer That Stores and Processes Information At the Same Time >>
* Samsung and others should have 8 cores for smartphones later in 2013 >>
* Three radical new energy technologies >>

* Neurons made from stem cells drive brain activity after transplantation >>
* Private moon mission rumour is glimpse of lunar future >>
* This is your brain on neural implants >>

* Unveiling the Reality Deck (video) >>
* Space Exploration on the Cheap: Kickstarter Sensation ArduSat Launches in 2013 >>
* Ridiculously accurate futurist shares his bold prediction on the Glenn Beck program >>

* Searching for Higgs Boson ATLAS “Camera” Snaps 40 Million Pictures Per Second >>
* Genes show how your lifestyle affects your health >>
* Is It Mathematically Possible to Run Out of New Music? >>

* Supercomputers’ Growing Resilience Problems >>
* To Make Steam Without Boiling Water, Just Add Sunlight And Nanoparticles >>
* Why do physicists care so much about finding the Higgs boson? >>

* Alien Life Unlikely Around Dying Stars >>
* Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Make Great Holiday Gifts >>
* MakerBot Store Opens In New York City | Video >>

* Tiny probes light up to spot signs of disease >>
* Dwarf Planet Beyond Pluto Lacks Atmosphere >>
* To diagnose Parkinson’s, track speech >>

* High-Speed Video Investigates Mystery of Hummingbird Pollination >>
* Device Forces Quantum Dots Into Living Cells >>
* To sense bomb vapor, device mimics dogs >>
* Mayan Apocalypse Countdown: 1 Month ‘Til Doom >>

* Xbox TV could take shape as a set-top-box, not a service >>
* The 3D Printing Wars Begin – News Roundup >>
* Google brings indoor maps to desktop web browsers >>

* Floating Units Offer Emergency City Space for Slums >>
* Researchers stumble onto lava generated quantum dots, could power future devices >>
* Rumor: Microsoft preparing set-top box version of next Xbox, pre-holiday 2013 >>

* A Quantum Dot First: Electron-Photon Entanglement >>
* Americans’ Great Move South, as Reflected in Their Energy Needs >>
* Re-Timer could play with your brain, fool body clock to minimize jetlag >>

* Quantum cryptography keys ride the lightning on existing fiber lines >>
* Recon updates its HUD tech, adds new view modes to MOD Live >>
* Form1 3D Printer and Kickstarter Get Sued For Patent Infringment >>

* Why Big Data Could Sink Europe’s ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ >>
* Spacecraft monitoring Martian dust storm >>
* Paralysis in dogs has been reversed >>

* Better understanding of how memories form could help develop artificial cognitive computers >>
* Low-cost MEMS Fabrication Technology Using a Replica Molding Technique >>
* Nanowires Undergo Transformation, Offer New Applications >>

* Ultrasound pictures show difference in fetus yawning and other mouth openings >>
* Get Ready Tokyo: Maker Faire is Coming! >>
* Watson Goes to Medical School: Interview with Cleveland Clinic’s James Stoller >>

* Juan Enriquez On Big Data And Tattoos >>
* Nanotechnology milestone: general method for designing stable proteins >>
* Capturing living cells in micro pyramids >>

* Interstellar Propulsion Exotica >>
* NASA hints Mars discovery from device that can detect carbon-laden organic molecules >>
* Sleeping pill increases risk of falling and getting hurt: Study >>

* More shots of stem cells to cure type 2 diabetes >>
* Muscular teens likely to live longer: Study >>
* Dose of love hormone can stop men from straying >>

* RNA folding: A little cooperation goes a long way >>
* Mysterious Substance In Brain Could Explain Why You’re Always Sleepy >>
* GRANTHAM: We’re Headed For A Disaster Of Biblical Proportions >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 November 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 November 2012

November 21, 2012 Leave a comment

* Curiosity Rover’s Secret Historic Breakthrough? Speculation Organic Molecules >>
* Could A onic Weapon Make Your Head Explode? >>
* Why the Frontiers of Biology Might Be Inside a Computer Chip >>

* Honda’s HEARBO robot can separate and locate four sound sources at once (video) >>
* Trying Out Indoor Navigation Using Inertial Sensing >>

* For Web Images, Creating New Technology to Seek and Find >>
* Russia and Europe joint Mars bid agreement approved >>
* Brainwave-Controlled Helicopter Lands on Kickstarter >>

* Mind-Machine Links Researcher’s Brain to Cockroach Leg >>
* How to Measure Quantum Foam With a Tabletop Experiment >>
* Robot book scanner reads 250 pages per minute >>

* Quantum Cryptography Conquers Noise Problem >>
* Sailing boat smashes world speed record >>
* Thermogenerator from the Printer >>

* An immersive display room driven by supercomputer with 1.5 billion pixels, 416 screens >>
* A warning system for the planet >>
* Breakthrough nanoparticle halts multiple sclerosis, diabetes, allergies >>

* How to create an animated character from your facial expressions in real time >>
* Optogenetics illuminates pathways of motivation and depression through brain >>
* How to optimize light sources for vision >>

* These Islands Are The First To Be Powered By Solar Energy Alone >>
* How Israel Developed Such A Shockingly Effective Rocket Defense System >>
* Mars Rover Scientists Say They’re Sitting On A Discovery For The ‘History Books’ >>

* How Many Balloons Would You Actually Need To Lift a House? >>
* Nanotech device mimics dog’s nose to detect explosives >>
* Major advance in using sunlight to produce steam without boiling water >>

* Does the Moon Have Levitating Lunar Dust? >>
* An Annotated Guide To Mining The Seafloor >>
* Nanogenerator can convert 15% of mechanical motion with potential for 40% >>

* The Future of 3-D Printing Depends on Hipsters >>
* The Kline Directive: Technological Feasibility (2f) >>
* Genetic Screening Can Uncover Risky Matches at the Sperm Bank >>

* Telomere lengths predict life expectancy in the wild >>
* Microsoft building poo-powered carbon-neutral data center >>
* On our reading list: The Human Face of Big Data >>

* A Gene that predicts what time of day we’ll die? >>
* They Cracked This 250-Year-Old Code, and Found a Secret Society Inside >>
* Planet devoured in secret by its own sun >>

* Thanksgiving 2042: ‘Turkey Day’ in a future wonderworld >>
* Tiny probes shine brightly to reveal the location of targeted tissues >>
* Google’s Glass Gets a Competitor >>

* Chemists Concoct the ‘White Noise’ of Smell >>
* Diet may make monkeys hungry for sex >>
* US families split among four ‘cultures’ >>

* Synopsis: Finding Quantum Keys in Noisy Fibers >>
* Doom and Gloom: Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Worlds >>
* Researchers decode birch tree genome sequence for the first time >>

* Can life emerge on planets around cooling stars? >>
* Making ‘nanospinning’ practical >>
* Does the Moon Have Levitating Lunar Dust? >>

* NASA Outpost Beyond Moon Could Lead to Mars >>
* Biotech developments signal new breakthrough >>
* Researchers find rainbows on nanoscale: Big impact on solar cells, television screens >>

* Build Your Own Mini-Movies In Google Docs With Story Builder >>
* Google Glass Could Be the Virtual Dieting Pill of the Future >>
* Human obedience: The myth of blind conformity >>

* Harwell Dekatron revived as the world’s oldest working, original digital computer >>
* Watch Data-Free Live TV on Your iPad >>

* Karaoke for Xbox Live brings pay to play sing-alongs to your holiday parties >>
* Are 1200 New Coal Power Plants on the Way? >>
* Mozilla Brings Social to the Browser With Firefox 17 >>

* Sunlight and Nanoparticles Make Steam Without Boiling Water >>
* Willow Garage talks TurtleBot 2 (video) >>
* Harvard Develops Drug-Filled, Injectable Sponge That Expands Inside the Body >>

* Swarm robots perform classical ‘scores’ inside Georgia Tech’s GritsLab (video) >>
* Mindbloom Juice Builds Healthy Habits, Tracks Your Mood, and Offers Tips to Reduce Stress >>
* Human Rights Watch Wants An International Ban On Autonomous Killer Robots >>

* Researchers harness static electricity from your twitchiness to charge batteries >>
* Keepon co-creator Marek Michalowski shows off his Arduino-powered wall drawing robot (video) >>
* Deputy Administrator of NHTSA joins Google as Director of Safety for Self-Driving Cars >>

* Scientists Discover An Exoplanet So Massive They’re Not Even Sure It’s A Planet >>
* DHS Experimenting With Huge Inflatable Plug To Stop Future Flooding Of Transit Tunnels >>
* Toshiba sends quantum keys long distances on busy fibres >>

* Time-Reversal Violation Is Not the “Arrow of Time” >>
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