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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 August 2013

* MIT engineers create experimental processor with 110 cores >>
* The real plan for Google Glass may be to sell it to businesses, not consumers >>
* Infrared Car System Spots Wildlife On The Road From 500 Feet Away >>

* Changing a single gene allows mice to live 20 percent longer >>
* Video Friday: Retro Robots, Mobile Manipulation, and Mario >>
* Carbon-Based Cellphones on the Horizon >>

* Robot Security Guard Will Watch Old People While They Sleep >>
* The World’s Smallest Folding Bike Can Fit Inside Carry-On Luggage >>
* Solar panel satellite could beam a THIRD of humanity’s power to Earth by 2025 >>

* A Robot That Climbs Walls to Paint Graffiti on Them >>
* Mars Rover Curiosity Drives Itself For The First Time >>
* A Drone That Brings Wi-Fi To You >>

* Mayo Clinic to treat football concussions with robots >>
* Transparent gel speaker ushers in a future of ‘soft machines’ >>
* Sideline teleconcussion robot to be tested at football games >>

* Bionics, Wearables, Internet Of Things, And 3D Printing Coming To IGNITION >>
* Wearable Gadgets Are Still Not Getting The Attention They Deserve — Here’s Why They Will Create A Massive New Market >>
* ‘Molecular basis’ for jet lag found >>

* The body parts which can be regrown in a laboratory >>
* From cancer treatment to ion thruster: The newest little idea for nanosat micro rockets >>
* 150 Million Years of Fish Evolution in One Handy Figure >>

* NASA selects 2013 NASA Innovative Advanced Technology Concepts for continued study >>
* “Human Sleep Project” Could Unlock the Secrets to a Good Night s Rest >>
* Spouse’s voice easy to hone in on… and easy to ignore >>

* Brain imaging study reveals the wandering mind behind insomnia >>
* Xbox One voice commands will only work fully in some launch countries, languages >>
* Open-Source Drone Hits Kickstarter >>

* Teddy bear falls from space and beats Felix Baumgartner’s skydiving record >>
* About 1 Million People Are Using A Web Browser That Lets You Anonymously Access The Internet After Learning About The NSA’s Snooping >>
* Skype’s Journey to Connect 70 Million People at Once >>

* Gene that controls the birth of neurons discovered >>
* Earth life ‘may have come from Mars’ >>
* China to land a probe on the Moon this year >>

* Microbiology’s grand challenge: help feed the world >>
* The Obstacle Course Where DARPA Will Test a New Breed of Robot Heroes >>
* Why is ebola deadlier than other viruses? >>

* Skype Says It Can Support Holographic Video Calls >>
* You Can Finally Put GIFs on Facebook, Here’s How >>
* We’ve cracked riddle of ANTIGRAVITY mountains on Saturn’s Titan – boffins >>

* Billionaire Peter Thiel funds Positron Dynamics who are developing a 10 microgram per week antimatter factory >>
* China’s First Moon Rover Will Launch By End of the Year >>
* Skype Confirms 3-D Chatting: ‘We Have It In The Lab’ >>

* Water in the solar system >>
* Water from deep inside the moon has been detected >>
* Gene that controls the birth of neurons discovered >>

* The Funny Personality Trait Most Likely to Land You a Job >>
* Robot’s face determines user comfort >>
* Ultracold Big Bang experiment successfully simulates evolution of early universe >>

* Dispatch From 2023: Google Considers Buying 250,000 Driverless Cars From Tesla, But Buys Tesla Instead >>
* NASA Lets Curiosity Rover Loose on Mars in Autonomous Driving Mode >>
* NASA’s 3D-printed rocket part handles 20,000 pounds of thrust in test (video) >>

* Beyond Hearing: The Importance of Continuous Dialogue with Customers >>
* Nissan’s Crash-Free R&D: 7 Cute Robots Mimicking Bees and Fish >>
* I Can’t Stop Staring at These Mesmerizing Robot Arms >>

* Is there anything cooler than a car with a giant propeller? >>
* Major companies rush to lock web domains after NYT hack >>
* Facebook addicts ARE needy: Brains of those who use site the most are found to respond strongest to positive feedback >>

* Linear Position Sensors >>
* We Need More Intelligence >>
* How Long Would It Take To Walk A Light-Year? >>

* Ytterbium atom clock is ten thousand times better than clocks in current GPS satellites >>
* Drift Is The Most Dangerous Thing For NASA >>
* Six Ideas Driving The Future Of Innovation >>

* Can a Self-Driving Car By 2020 Happen Without Google? >>
* What happens when you mash up 3D printing and Amazon’s same-day delivery? >>
* Applying the paint to a Boeing 777 >>

* Syrian activists took YouTube videos that dragged America to the brink of war >>
* The science behind the Syrian chemical weapons attack >>
* Googling Yourself Takes on a Whole New Meaning >>

* Huawei, Samsung, Nokia planning to begin deploying 5G mobile wireless 50 gigabits psec by 2020 >>
* First Smartphone-Controlled, Personalized Drone Is a Kickstarter Hit >>
* ‘Nine Months’ Time-Lapse Video Turns Pregnancy Into A Cool Walk In The Park (VIDEO) >>

* Scoop: Google acquired WIMM Labs to bolster its own smartwatch plans >>
* Designing and Building with Bacteria Could be the Future of Architecture >>
* How The Power Of Ocean Waves Could Yield Freshwater With Zero Carbon Emissions >>

* Life-Saving “Smart” Highways Can Charge Electric Vehicles on the Go >>

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 August 2013 http://wp.me/puxrR-1BI

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