Archive for April 1, 2014

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 2 April 2014

* Drone Ball Brings Real-Life Quidditch a Step Closer >>
* Testing Is About to Begin On These Futuristic Robot Space Surgeons >>

* Volcanoes? Meteors? No, the worst mass extinction in history could have been caused by microbes having sex >>
* Real-life Limitless pill? Drug helps adults learn as fast as children by making the brain more ‘elastic’ >>
* BT Tower to be replaced by 3D printed BT Tower >>

* Self-healing muscle grown in the lab >>
* New device turns smartphones into “smell-a-phones” >>
* Seven-a-day fruit and veg ‘saves lives’ >>

* Scientists engineer mouse muscles that can survive cobra venom >>
* A Mood Ring for Your Mind >>
* Apple Wants Your iPhone’s Camera To Be As Good As What The Pros Use >>

* Samsung Invents Wireless Charging for Pacemakers & Beyond >>
* How a ‘Seismic Cloak’ Could Slow Down an Earthquake >>
* Top Gun 2 Will Be Tom Cruise vs. Drones, Supposedly >>

* Toshiba’s Imaginary Wearable Computing Gloves Win April Fools’ Day >>
* New surgical robot makes it easier to perform complicated surgeries (video) >>
* Coursera’s Android App Allows You to Download Lectures For Mobile Use >>

* Department of Transportation Makes Rear View Cameras Mandatory >>
* Wearable intelligence >>
* Four short links: 1 April 2014 >>

* Melodigram Is A Photo-Sharing App That Adds “Atmosphere” And An Audio Message To Your Snaps >>
* Ancient Virus DNA Discovery Could Be a Breakthrough In How Diseases Are Treated >>
* The government is about to make outdoor WiFi faster >>

* High-speed optical information processing on chips inspired by human brain >>
* Nanoprobes for deep-tissue optical imaging of proteins in neurons >>

* A ‘mini heart’ to help return venous blood >>
* Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities >>
* PHD comic: ‘Neil Armstrong on Being a Nerd’ >>

* A Bandage that Senses Tremors, Delivers Drugs, and Keeps a Record >>
* Human Destiny is to Eliminate Death — Essays & Debates on Immortality >>
* SpaceX’s Next-Generation Reusable Rocket Roars In Tie-Down Test >>

* Study Shows Flawed U.S. Encryption Standard Could be Broken in Seconds >>
* ‘Electronic Skin’ Equipped with Memory >>
* Windows 8 updates expected at Microsoft conference >>

* Rear-View Cameras to Be in All New Cars by 2018 >>
* Could laser beams steer lightning away from buildings? >>
* The Video Game Engine in Your Head >>

* Does Antimatter Fall Up or Down? New Device May Tell >>
* Patients Can Now Choose Not to Know Their Own DNA Secrets >>
* Seductive Yeast Cells are Just the Right Size >>

* Self-healing engineered muscle grown in lab >>
* Aligarh students extract bio-diesel from used mustard oil >>

* Does a $20 Glass Built Just for Coke Actually Improve the Taste? >>
* LaCie adds fire to Fuel: Revs Wi-Fi external storage gadget to 2TB >>

* New startup Wishi promises ‘crowdstyling’ for clothes >>
* The Las Vegas Strip Is The Most-Visited Tourist Attraction In The World [INFOGRAPHIC] >>
* The Mobile Web Is Dead, It’s All About Apps >>

* App Developers Are A Lot Like Drug Dealers, Says The Harvard Business Review >>
* Microsoft’s Default Windows XP Wallpaper Would Look Very Different If It Were Made Today >>
* Hair Loss Treatments in the Pipeline >>

* How Big Pharma is slowing cancer research >>
* Will Office on iPad kill this startup? >>
* Inside the Military’s New Office for Cyborgs >>

* Lab-Grown Organs Are Out In The Wild, And More Are Coming Soon >>
* Deep sea creatures shed light on the future of medical imaging >>
* Good vibrations: Using light-heated water to deliver drugs >>

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