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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 August 2014

* New mapping approach lets scientists zoom in and out as the brain processes sound >>
* Danish researchers achieve fastest single-laser data transfer speeds ever >>
* Dinosaurs ‘shrank’ to become birds >>

* NASA’s Next Mars Rover to Collect Martian Samples, Carry Lasers >>
* Lenovo’s smart glasses prototype has battery at neck >>
* Control your home from afar with apps >>

* CDC: Ebola Virus Will Not Be Contained For 3 To 6 Months >>
* The Terrifying Story Of How Ebola Once Escaped Africa And Landed In Europe >>
* Ebola rages in Africa as west agonises over ethics of vaccine and drug testing >>
* Ebola virus outbreak: the impact so far in 60 seconds >>

* Most USB thumb drives can be reprogrammed to silently infect computers >>
* Charging electric cars efficiently…and inductively >>
* The secret system controlling your Facebook News Feed >>

* Brainwaves of a few people predict mass audience reaction to TV programs and ads >>
* A rice genome to feed the world >>
* Exploring Mars in low Earth orbit >>

* Adaptive Material with self tracking of the sun Could Cut the Cost of Solar in Half to 4 cents per kwh >>
* Elon Musk talks vertical take off and landing electric supersonic commercial jets >>
* Could There Really Be Fossils From Earth On The Moon? >>

* There Are Cells Inside Teeth That Can Turn Back Into Stem Cells >>
* Telecom Workers: Send Us Your Customer Service Call Scripts >>
* The World’s Fastest Network Lets You Download a Movie In .2 Milliseconds >>

* NASA Will Make Oxygen From CO2 On the Surface of Mars >>
* Los Angeles Is Fighting the UCLA Flood with a Giant Inflatable Pipe Plug >>
* A Plan To Turn Your Local Parking Garage Into Your Local Playground >>

* Tesla’s Gigafactory >>
* NASA’s New Spacecraft Will Have A Star Trek-Like Cockpit >>
* Timely Turns Your Calendar Into A Time Tracker >>

* The second Oculus Rift headset uses the Samsung Note 3 screen, literally >>
* How the Next Generation Is Approaching Society’s Biggest Problems >>
* New Battery Tech Cuts Smartphone Charge Times By 75% >>

* LG announces its first big 4K OLED TV with a non-ridiculous price tag >>
* Watch This Robot Learn To “Walk Off” An Injury >>
* Everything As A Service And Not Just For Telcos >>

* Logitech video game lets players become designers >>
* No Need for Reading Glasses With Vision-Correcting Display >>
* Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow >>

* Gaza Power Station Wrecked >>
* Will Silicon Save Quantum Computing? >>
* Filling Up a Fuel-Cell Car With Hydrogen Gets One Step Closer >>

* Robocopters Haul Tons of Stuff in Afghanistan, Return Home Victorious >>
* Veins of Heaven >>
* How to Catch a Memory Copycat >>

* Do lab monkeys suffer from depression? >>
* The secret system controlling your Facebook News Feed >>
* Charging electric cars efficiently…and inductively >>

* New 3D technology could revolutionise bra fitting >>
* Elon Musk talks vertical take off and landing electric supersonic commercial jets >>
* A ‘nanosubmarine’ that could deliver drug molecules to cells >>

* Could There Really Be Fossils From Earth On The Moon? >>
* There Are Cells Inside Teeth That Can Turn Back Into Stem Cells >>
* Telecom Workers: Send Us Your Customer Service Call Scripts >>

* Los Angeles Is Fighting the UCLA Flood with a Giant Inflatable Pipe Plug >>
* A Plan To Turn Your Local Parking Garage Into Your Local Playground >>

* NASA’s New Spacecraft Will Have A Star Trek-Like Cockpit >>
* Timely Turns Your Calendar Into A Time Tracker >>
* Tesla’s Gigafactory >>

* Second Oculus Rift headset uses the Samsung Note 3 screen, literally >>
* How the Next Generation Is Approaching Society’s Biggest Problems >>

* Mathematical theory proposed by Alan Turing in 1952 can explain formation of fingers >>
* Tiny helicopters can’t out-hover hummingbirds >>
* Researchers find close couples really can boost each other’s memories >>

* Logitech video game lets players become designers >>
* Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow >>
* No Need for Reading Glasses With Vision-Correcting Display >>

* Gaza Power Station Wrecked >>
* Will Silicon Save Quantum Computing? >>
* Filling Up a Fuel-Cell Car With Hydrogen Gets One Step Closer >>

* Robocopters Haul Tons of Stuff in Afghanistan, Return Home Victorious >>
* Veins of Heaven >>
* How to Catch a Memory Copycat >>

* A ‘nanosubmarine’ that could deliver drug molecules to cells >>
* New 3D technology could revolutionise bra fitting >>

* How An Oil Engineer Discovered Auto-Tune And Changed Music Industry Forever >>
* Survey: Most Americans Would Consider Buying Self-Driving Cars >>

* How The Internet of Things Is Reinventing The Kitchen >>
* 10 Futurist Phrases And Terms That Are Complete Bullshit >>
* How Would Humanity Change If We Knew Aliens Existed? >>

* Frank Malina: America’s Forgotten Rocketeer >>
* Cloud Commander Displays All Your Cloud Folders in One Place >>
* How big data is going to help feed nine billion people by 2050 >>

* In Search Of ‘Computational Psychiatry:’ Why Is It A Hot New Field? >>
* USB drives are a security nightmare >>
* The magic of hacking reality >>

* Hulu now lets you watch free TV shows and movies on Android >>
* We are all Glassholes now >>
* Study: Religious children are less able to distinguish fantasy from reality >>

* Giraffe Dies After Hitting Its Head on Highway Bridge >>
* Idiot steal Google Glass and then go to a rave without realizing he’s being recorded >>
* Woman with middle name ‘Skywalker’ told she infringes copyright >>
* ‘Sharknado 2’ Sucks In 3.9 Million Viewers, Spits Out One Billion Tweets >>
* ‘Sharknado 3’ Is Already In The Works At SyFy >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 July 2014

* A camera with night vision >>
* Brainwaves can predict audience reaction >>
* VIDEO: How to ‘drive’ a driverless car? >>

* Student Uses Oculus Rift and Kinect To Create Body Swap Illusion >>
* Netflix pays AT&T to ensure quality >>
* Amazon Will Pay You to Accept Slower Deliveries >>

* Ebola Virus Global Outbreak Feared After Infected American Flies On 2 Planes >>
* Where Animals Come From >>
* Man-made ‘breathing’ leaf is an oxygen factory for space travel >>

* This App Lets You Ask a Doctor Any Question in Real-Time via Smartphone >>
* Ford And GM Sued Because You Can Use A Car To Pirate Music >>
* Early Tidal and Rotational Forces Shaped Moon >>

* Driverless ‘robo-cars’ guided by radar and lasers on UK roads next year >>
* Latest Apple television rumors: not this year >>
* Watch guys do push ups on the surface of the water >>

* Mysterious fast radio bursts from outer space: Astronomers baffled, alien? >>
* Urthecast to Add More Earth-Watching HD Cameras to Space Station >>
* Three Questions for J. Craig Venter >>

* How Europe’s ATV Space Cargo Ship Works >>
* China builds first 330 mile high speed rail segment for Turkey >>
* One-Horse Race: Android Represented 85% Of The 300M Smartphones Shipped In Q2 >>

* Dwave Systems has government, commercial, intelligence customers lining up >>
* How hard should the Turing test be? >>
* Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal >>

* Researchers unveil phones, computers that can automatically correct for poor vision >>
* Mystery Molecules -Many Things Quite Abundant There are Unknown on Earth >>

* World’s smallest propeller could be used for microscopic medicine >>
* The quantum Cheshire cat: Scientists separate a particle from its properties >>
* Beyond GPS: five next-generation technologies >>

* Astrocytes — not neurons — found to control brain’s gamma waves, forms of memory >>
* Anticipating 2025: A guide to the radical changes that may lie ahead >>

* A Batteryless Sensor Chip for the Internet of Things >>
* Adaptive Material Could Cut the Cost of Solar in Half >>
* What’s a Moon Shot Worth These Days? >>

* Soccer Robots Score on Humans at RoboCup: GOOOOOOAL! >>
* 12 Monkeys, Once Upon a Time, and Arrow Cast Some Familiar Names! >>
* The Awesome Sight Of 14,465 Pounds Of Freight Being Lifted Into Space >>

* Google Searches About Politics Predict the Stock Market >>
* ALMA Observes Binary Star System with Wacky Disks >>
* Weird Orbits of Alien Planets May Be Due to Twin Stars >>

* Gorgeous New Interstellar Trailer Shows Chris Nolan’s Alien Worlds >>
* NASA Urged to Accelerate 3D Printing on Space Station >>
* Simple vision-correcting overlay algorithm could replace reading glasses on devices >>

* Japanese Broadcaster Uses LEDs for Underwater TV Transmission >>
* Winning Google’s Little Box Challenge Will Take a ‘Holistic Approach’ >>
* Build a Levitating Disco Ball >>

* The Curious Evolution of Artificial Life >>
* BitTorrent Launches Bleep, a Serverless, Anonymous Chat Client >>

* 64-bit Google Chrome browser moves into beta >>
* Biomimicry Continues to Evolve: Fly Inspires Tiny Microphone >>
* Hilton Hotels Now Lets Your Choose Your Room With Your Phone >>

* Broken robots ‘learn to keep going’ >>
* Three’s smartphone app for calling and texting over WiFi now available >>
* World’s smallest propeller could be used for microscopic medicine >>

* Computer Identifies Which Attributes Make the Best First Impression >>
* The Recession Generation: How Millennials Are Changing Money Management Forever >>
* Senate committee: Mobile phone ‘cramming’ widespread, profits carriers >>

* Bleep… BitTorrent Unveils Serverless & Encrypted Chat Client >>
* Biologists describe mechanism promoting multiple DNA mutations >>
* Scientists reproduce evolutionary changes by manipulating embryonic development of mice >>

* Strong, Clear Bioplastic Containers Could Be Made from Rice >>
* Scientists separate a particle from its properties >>
* NASA-funded x-ray instrument settles interstellar debate >>

* This 1D Graphene Switches from Conductor to Insulator When It Stretches >>
* Bostrom on Superintelligence (1): The Orthogonality Thesis >>
* Bostrom on Superintelligence (2): The Instrumental Convergence Thesis >>

* Call for ‘radical action’ on drug-resistant malaria >>
* Display screen technology could correct vision problems >>
* Smart home kit proves easy to hack, says HP study >>

* What Is The Speed Of Dark? >>
* Square Bets Big on Next-Gen Credit Card Tech >>
* Influenza: How the Great War helped create the greatest pandemic ever known >>

* Floating Vertical Farms Designed To Bring Local Food To Densest Urban Areas >>
* Robots helped inspire deep learning and might become its killer app >>
* 20 Potential Technological Advances in the Future of Medicine: Part I. >>

* Mapping the optimal route between two quantum states >>
* Future’s 10 Mind-Blowing Technologies About to Emerge >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 July 2014

* Software That Can See Will Change Privacy Forever >>
* Cars May Think, But Will They Achieve Artificial Stupidity? >>
* 3D-printing objects containing multiple metals and alloys >>

* Scientist invents ice cream that changes color as you lick it >>
* Mota $99 3D Printer: Too Good To Be True >>
* ISS Leads to New Discovery “Things can Happen Out There that Can’t Happen Here” >>

* Startup Wants You to Capture the World in 3-D >>
* As IoT changes how carriers make money, Ericsson is buying new smarts >>
* Because Telcos Have One Very Big, And One Very Boring, Problem. Ericcson Acquires MetraTech >>

* Cortana now taps into Foursquare to give you recommendations for lunch >>
* Bits Blog: The ‘Sharing Economy’ Goes White-Collar >>
* Walk This Way: Smart Shoes Lead the Way for the Blind >>

* RadioShack to sell kits for IoT connectivity >>
* How long-term couples develop interconnected memory systems >>
* Wearable Technology: Better Looking But As Unnerving And Confusing As IoT >>

* Worldwide water shortage by 2040 >>
* Meet Microsoft’s Sharks Cove: A Raspberry Pi-style mini-PC running Windows 8.1 >>
* Intel’s next attempt to beat the Raspberry Pi will cost you $300 >>

* Perseus Cluster Mystery Persists- What We Found Could Not be Explained by Physics >>
* Video Time-Lapse Shows Spectacular Sky Above Desert National Park >>
* Brainstorming Doesn’t Work; Try This Technique Instead >>

* X-ray Glow: Evidence of a Local Hot Bubble Carved by a Supernova >>
* Alternative Nuclear fusion projects featured in Nature >>
* Can Winograd Schemas Replace Turing Test for Defining Human-Level AI? >>

* China real estate market correcting but not imploding >>
* Red Planet Seeks a Better Data Plan >>
* Can Computing Keep up With the Neuroscience Data Deluge? >>

* A Sky Portal in New Zealand >>
* IT Roadmap 2014 >>
* Can technology help us find love? >>

* San Diego Comic-Con: Where Tech Goes Pop >>
* Kid Took Apart a Microwave to Create an Insane (and Stupid) Weapon >>

* ‘Quantum Cheshire Cat’ becomes reality >>
* NASA is testing a laser-powered drill to explore Jupiter’s ice moon >>
* Hexapod Robot Gets Even Better at Being Indestructible >>

* Watch the full ‘Interstellar’ Comic-Con panel >>
* Holographic politicians could soon become a normal thing in the US >>
* 32 things you need to watch, read, and know from Comic-Con 2014 >>

* US ‘neighbourhood watch’ satellites take off >>
* Rocket Lab unveils 10-tonne rocket for sending satellites into space for $5 million >>
* NZ to get its own space programme by 2015 >>

* Alternative to Turing Test: ‘Winograd Schema Challenge’ >>
* Qualcomm planting seeds for 4K video, silicon brains in mobile devices >>
* Amazon opens 3D printing store >>

* Brain State Breadcrumbs Lead Way Back To Consciousness >>
* Building the Virtues Control Panel >>
* Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan >>

* Qblinks – Smartphone Remote Notification and Control >>
* Driverless cars, sexy robots, and flying trucks – this is the future >>
* Flying cars – landing at a humanitarian crisis near you soon? >>

* NASA Eyes Robotic Space Gas Stations for Satellites >>
* Can These Sunglasses Make You Happy? >>
* US Army researchers weigh the benefits of 3D-printed warhead parts >>

* Sexy Thoughts: The Mind Is Key in Female Orgasm >>
* Vision-correcting display makes reading glasses so yesterday >>
* Drones Could Grow to $11 Billion Industry by 2024 >>

* 3D printing helps designers build a better brick >>
* Facebook pushing users toward Messenger app >>
* VIDEO: Control a digger with smart goggles >>

* Photo App Makes You Wait an Hour for Your Snaps to ‘Develop’ >>
* How Apple, Google and the White House Hold More Productive Meetings >>
* Ebola outbreak explained in 60 seconds >>

* Is the internet now just one big human experiment? >>
* Spy plan ‘would cost taxpayers $100 a year’ >>
* TED talk: A 30-Year History of the Future >>

* Mothers transfer fear to their babies through odors >>
* Smart Brain Electrodes Move Automatically to Follow Individual Neurons >>
* Printed paper memory >>

* Happiness is inherited >>
* Last stand for middle class is taking place in a parking lot in massachusetts >>
* An Ingenious Plane Design That Makes Room for Your Carry-Ons >>

* Could We Ever Build an Artificial World? >>
* What happens when lightning hits the sea? >>
* This worm’s sperm invades and kills females of another species >>

* Top Doctor Dies From Ebola After Treating Dozens of Patients >>
* Psychology: Why bad news dominates the headlines >>
* ‘Pea-sized brain hub could shed light on depression’ >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 July 2014

* Google X project aims to describe a healthy human, to make disease prevention easier >>
* Tomorrow’s Fastest Cars Could Be Covered in Morphable Skins >>
* Scientists Just Reversed Paralysis >>

* Direct Brain to Brain Communication Between Animals and Humans >>
* Is world’s largest indoor farm the way of the future? >>
* Vision-Correcting Display Could Free Users From Their Glasses >>

* New Bluetooth-Enabled Smart Shoes Vibrate to Give You Directions >>
* SpaceX President Says Company Will Dominate The Solar System In 2100 >>
* Wikipedia blocks ‘disruptive’ page edits from US Congress >>

* Robot minions will replace our smartphones in ten years >>
* Robots Are People, Too >>
* The battle for virtual reality: Google, Samsung, Sony and Oculus VR >>

* Our Alien DNA >>
* Upgrade Your Brain: Liquid Hard Drive Implants Could Increase Intellect >>
* Nano-sized chip picks up scent of explosives molecules >>

* NASA’s ice-drilling Europa robot gets tested in Alaska >>
* Netgear Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router review: The best router for a crowded house >>
* Control All Your Laptop’s Hardware from the Windows Mobility Center >>

* Smartphone experiment tracks whether our life story is written in our gut bacteria >>
* Rough Road Ahead: Rocky Mars Terrain Challenges Curiosity Rover >>
* Mapping Dark Matter 4.5 Billion Light-years Away >>

* GE Claims Fuel Cell Breakthrough, Starts Pilot Production >>
* Mindful Computing >>
* Mimicking the Super Hearing of a Cricket-Hunting Fly >>

* New clues to how synapses in the brain are programmed >>
* Browser Fingerprinting and the Online-Tracking Arms Race >>
* Video Friday: Jibo Update, N Robot Arms, and RoboCup >>

* Cognitive Computing Forum >>
* Watch Live: ‘Mars’ Crew Emerges From Simulation After 120 Days >>
* Russia loses contact with satellite full of geckos >>

* We’re Heading Into a Jobless Future, No Matter What the Government Does >>
* The 5 Massive New Telescopes That Will Change Astronomy Forever >>
* A Made-For-TV Compression Metric Moves to the Real World >>

* Decisions ripple through flocks of birds like a wave >>
* Educated Women No Longer at Increased Risk of Divorce >>
* Laser experiment reveals liquid-like motion of atoms within an ultra-cold cluster >>

* Ebola outbreak: Liberia shuts most border points >>
* Forget stainless steel—this fridge is made of clay >>
* Are you there Google? How the internet became our most trusted friend >>

* The Pirate Bay makes it even easier to torrent on the go >>
* Silicon Technology to Enable a Revolution in Healthcare >>
* IBM’s Watson Can Now Debate Its Opponents >>

* ‘Pocket drones’: U.S. Army developing tiny surveillance tools for the next big war >>
* Most Precise Measurement of an Alien World Achieved >>
* TECH NOW: Get paid for stuff you already do >>

* Microbe’s Innovation May Have Started Largest Extinction Event on Earth >>
* This Conceptual Skyscraper Rises Like A Giant Coil >>
* Why Automakers Want 4G Inside Cars >>

* 10 Incredible Cutting-Edge Technologies In Development >>
* Dronies Are The New Selfies >>
* Your Right To Be Forgotten Beats Google’s Right to Remember >>

* On The Importance Of Forgetting >>
* Revving Up Google’s Connected Car >>
* SpaceX Executive Calls For $22-25 Billion NASA Budget >>

* The Army Is 3D Printing Warheads >>
* Solar cells cool themselves to produce more power >>
* High-tech headband looks to prevent drowning, bad parenting >>

* Google can predict stock market: Researchers find search engine can spot crashes BEFORE they happen >>
* Fear of Ebola Breeds a Terror of Physicians >>
* Scientists discover gene that stops spread of deadly lung cancer >>

* SpaceX says it will be the most widely used transport company in SOLAR SYSTEM by 2100 >>
* Will a comet wipe out Nasa’s Mars probes? Debris from close flyby could cause ‘significant damage’ to spacecraft >>
* Open Source ‘Solar Pocket Factory’ Can 3D Print a Solar Panel Every 15 Seconds >>

* A transistor-like amplifier for single photons >>
* Computer model shows moon’s core surrounded by liquid and it’s caused by Earth’s gravity >>
* ‘Star Wars holograms’ edge closer to reality as gadget lets you watch 3D objects floating in space >>

* Watch 80,000 Neurons Fire in the Brain of a Fish >>
* Potential ‘universal’ blood test for cancer discovered >>
* Emirates to stop flying over Iraq >>

* Cloaking devices could be reality after scientists successfully build invisible material using LIGHT >>
* iPhone 6 ‘will not be made from sapphire glass’ >>
* Topological Insulators Offer Efficient Solution to Magnetic Memory >>

* Green Mountain Power Goes Green, Saves Green >>
* How To Spot A Social Bot On Twitter >>
* Watch The Entire First World War Unfold In Less Than Six Minutes >>

* Apple Just Acquired Two Streaming Media Startups. Here’s Why >>
* You Are Not A Robot: How To Humanize Your Job Search >>
* Photoshop CC 2014 review: Image editor gets new time-saving features >>

* Drones To Help Find Survivors Through Mobile Phones >>
* Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 review: Better than ever at letting you speak freely >>
* What drones can do for you >>

* I unlocked my phone with a tattoo >>
* Return Of The Desktop Productivity App >>
* THE END OF THE UNIVERSE: A SEARCH BETWEEN RISING DISORDER AND COMPLEXITY >>

* Mobile devices to get faster LP-DDR4 memory next year >>
* NVIDIA found a way to quadruple display performance in low-res LCDs >>
* Little Rover that Could: Opportunity Reaches Odometer Milestone >>

* Delivery drone flies like a plane, lands like a helicopter, has a 30km range >>
* All-Nighters Could Alter Your Memories >>
* Earth As Seen From the Orbit Of Mars >>

* Watch Out Google Glass, Smart Shoes Are On The Way >>
* Ebola: why people are worried >>
* Hillary Clinton Explains Why Darth Vader Is Polling Better Than Her >>

* Six seconds of exercise ‘can transform health’ >>
* ‘Bad luck’ ensured that asteroid impact wiped out dinosaurs >>
* Russia offers $110,000 to crack Tor anonymous network >>

* New clues to how synapses in the brain are programmed >>
* Timing the Singularity http://www.singularity2050.com/2009/08/timing-the-singularity.html

* Ron Moore shows off ‘Outlander’ at Comic-Con >>
* The Penguin appears in latest ‘Gotham’ trailer >>
* Watch the full ‘Interstellar’ Comic-Con panel with Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaugheys >>
* The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies shows a Middle-earth ready for war >>
* Watch the first ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’ footage in latest trailer >>
* ‘Batman VS Superman’ Trailer >>
* Once Upon A Time’ At Comic-Con >>
* Top 10 ‘Big Bang Theory’ Mysteries Revealed At Comic-Con >>
* Ascension Is the Ultimate Planned Community IN SPACE >>
* All The Arrow, Flash, Gotham & Constantine News and Trailers >>
* ‘Skull Island’: A New King Kong Movie Announced At Comic Con >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 July 2014

* Seatbelt Sensors to Fight Drowsy Driving >>
* Sense: Sleeping Under Surveillance >>
* Scientists ‘switch off’ the extra chromosome that causes Down’s Syndrome >>

* Invertebrate numbers nearly halve as human population doubles >>
* 8.2 percent of our DNA is ‘functional’ >>
* Instant Genius after Head Trauma [Video] >>

* Your Smartphone Will Soon Know If You Have Bipolar Disorder >>
* Hi-tech HAMSTER WHEEL cleans your clothes using energy generated as you run >>
* Turn smartphone into CINEMA PROJECTOR: £16 cardboard box can beam mobile video on any wall >>
* Wireless home automation systems reveal more than you would think >>

* How All-Nighters Alter Your Memories >>
* FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless >>
* Artificial intelligence identifies the musical progression of the Beatles >>

* Bits Blog: The Next Big Thing in Hardware: Smart Garbage >>
* Prototype Display Lets You Say Goodbye to Reading Glasses >>
* Super-Dense Computer Memory >>
* Elon Musk says 500 mile range electric car will soon be possible >>

* Lasers make fiber optic tubes out of thin air and can be used for communication >>
* Wheat disease Powdery Mildew was stopped with gene editing >>
* On Cloudy Alien Planets, a Chance for Life >>

* Our Favorite Protest Sign From Comic-Con So Far >>
* The Flux Capacitor Car Charger April Fool’s Prank is Now a Real Product >>
* The Very Best Finds On The Floor At Comic-Con 2014 >>

* Tencent Invests $3.2 Million In App-Connected Laundry Service >>
* A Surveilliance Drone That Can Fit Inside A Soldier’s Pocket >>
* What World-Changing Technology Actually Changed Nothing At All? >>

* Five Ways Watson Will Change Computing >>
* Chrome Android Beta Gets Single Sign-In For Google Sites And New Material Design Looks >>
* Thanks to NASA, you can 3D print your own asteroids and satellites >>

* How We Gave Sight to the Mercedes Robotic Car >>
* Microsoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand >>
* Bizarre dual winged design combines plane and helicopter >>

* 5 Things You Need To Know About The Future Of Math >>
* Drone Stuff: Parachutes, Politics, and No-Fly Zones >>
* Apple losing its grip as top tablet company >>

* NASA wants commercial space companies to help new Mars missions communicate >>
* ‘Disney Infinity 2.0: Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Full Details From San Diego Comic Con >>
* These smart shoes vibrate to point you in the right direction >>

* Sensor-Powered Seatbelt Could Save the Lives of Sleepy Drivers >>
* Disruptions: The Demise of the Pen >>
* Only a TENTH of human DNA does something important – and the rest is just ‘junk’ >>

* Fukushima Monkeys’ Blood Shows Signs of Radiation Exposure >>
* Laser device sniffs out tiny traces of explosives >>
* Four billion-year-old chemistry in cells today >>

* Study: Earth in the midst of sixth mass extinction >>
* Get paid for posts? Social networking’s new twist >>
* A watch from Apple is the talk of the town >>

* Being Powerful Distorts People’s Perception of Time >>
* Plasma physics: The fusion upstarts >>
* How a solar storm two years ago nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth >>

* Sense is a glowing sphere that watches over you while you sleep >>
* Genetic clues to age of first period >>

* ‘We’re on top of the whale!’ >>
* First Take: Things just got rougher at Amazon >>
* Google to acquire streaming site Twitch >>

* Amazon posts huge loss in second quarter, despite sales rise >>
* How to prevent diseases of aging >>
* A new approach to SETI: targeting alien polluters >>

* Designing the exascale computers of the future >>
* Spintastic Nanorods Rotate at 150,000 RPM >>
* Your Sperm Velocity Has Been Measured and Found Wanting >>

* The ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Is A Nightmare To Enforce >>
* MIT students modify a 3D printer with a height-measuring laser >>
* Is Technology Killing Office Productivity? >>

* Audit: NASA doesn’t have the money for big rockets >>
* Facebook Actually Has 2.2 Billion Users Now — Roughly One Third Of Earth >>
* Building biological molecular machines, open source path to advanced nanotechnology >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 July 2014

* A robot with two extra fingers helps you grip stuff >>
* Wait six years to buy your next car >>
* To Understand the Universe, We Must Expand Our Conception of Science >>

* Chinese city sealed off after man dies from bubonic plague >>
* Wild ride ahead: glimpse at humanity’s long range future >>
* Video shows Spacex did soft land the Falcon 9 first stage last week >>

* New technique could boost internet speeds tenfold >>
* Mall of the World, a temperature-controlled pedestrian city in Dubai that will be the largest domed city >>
* Risk Reduction Milestone Tests Move Commercial Dream Chaser Closer to Critical Design Review and First Flight >>

* Brand New Look at the Face of Mars >>
* How Artificial Superintelligence Will Give Birth To Itself >>
* Augmented Reality Climbing Walls Turn Mountaineering Into a Game >>

* Watch An Active Protection System Destroy An RPG Fired At Israeli Tank >>
* America’s Next Big Space Launch Rocket Is a Total Beast >>
* Motorola’s Digital Tattoo Unlocks the Moto X With a Tap >>

* ‘Optical Fiber’ Made Out of Thin Air >>
* All those new ‘5G standards’? Here’s the science they rely on >>
* Hemingway, the Webapp that Helps You Proofread, Is Now on Desktop >>

* Skype 5.0 for Android update makes it easier to contact your friends >>
* Camera-Filled Dome Recreates Full 3-D Motion Scenes >>
* Low-cost Android tablets to get 4K video with Allwinner 64-bit chip >>

* There Will Be One Windows for All Your Devices. Soon. >>
* Smart Things in a Not-Smart World >>
* Watch LG roll up an 18-inch OLED panel while it plays video >>

* SpaceX successfully tests reusable Falcon 9 on a real mission >>
* RoboCup 2014 Is the World Cup for Robots >>
* Mobile commerce going mainstream >>

* Hands On With The Production Version Of The Myo Gesture Control Armband >>
* Facebook Says Messenger And Payments Will Eventually “Overlap” But Don’t Hold Your Breath >>
* A ‘Nano Vaccine’ That Combats Dust Mite Allergies >>

* BRICS countries are building about 75% of the worlds new nuclear reactors >>
* Russia building 1200 MWe fast neutron reactors as core of its next generation nuclear fleet >>
* Genetically Modified mosquito swarms will be used to hopefully prevent 50 million incidents of dengue fever per year >>

* Jobcentres are no longer fit for purpose and are letting young people down >>
* Researchers find first sign that tyrannosaurs hunted in packs >>
* What’s Next For NASA? Asteroids! >>

* Bats ‘fly by polarised light’ >>
* Vaccine for dust-mite allergies created >>
* Hi-tech sleeping sensor that can monitor your bedroom rest >>

* NASA’s Fermi space telescope finds a “transformer” pulsar >>
* Designing exascale computers >>
* DIY Vaginal Ultrasounds Could Reduce Trips to the Doctor >>

* The 31 biggest things to look for at Comic-Con 2014 >>
* Will 3-D Printing Revolutionize Medicine? >>
* Machine Learning: LG’s Smartwatch Shows Android Wear Operating System Has Long Way to Go >>

* Nadella’s “one operating system” ain’t new and won’t be one OS >>
* Vint Cerf: The US Will No Longer Be The Internet’s Bodyguard >>
* * Plasma physics: The fusion upstarts >>

* Sierra Leone chief Ebola doctor infected >>
* BBC trials TV innovations at Commonwealth Games >>
* Genetics of cancer: Non-coding DNA can finally be decoded >>
* Use mobile and getClef to log into things. >> >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 July 2014

* Smart goggles let helicopter pilots see through fog >>
* What Else Could Smart Contact Lenses Do? >>
* Future of Glasses, Wearable Technology 2015 – (Future Are Here) >>

* Research Shows that Seven Hours of Sleep Might Be the Sweet Spot >>
* Lack of sleep implants ‘false’ memories in brain >>
* Computer models suggest oceans could help find alien life >>

* This Temporary Tattoo Can Unlock Your Phone >>
* VIDEO: Drones homing in on wildlife poachers >>
* Self-cooling solar cells boost power, last longer >>

* Smart Feeder With ‘Cat Facial-Recognition’ Tech Lets You Track Kitty’s Appetite >>
* Cisco’s 8 Tbps MONSTER router goes live in Oz >>
* The future of intelligence >>

* One injection stops type 2 diabetes without side effects >>
* Powerful new sensor identfies molecules containing fewer than 20 atoms >>
* Is our universe a bubble in the multiverse? >>

* 3D Pillared Boron Nitride could have applications in nanoelectronics, gas storage and composite materials >>
* Lawrenceville Plasma Physics raised $182000 from the crowdfunding effort and another $135,000 from new investors >>
* China’s air traffic control will need to be loosened to handle from 2001 to 4200 commercial jets in 2020 >>

* Wearables, Facebook vs. Twitter and Crossing the Freaky Line >>
* Human Longevity Inc will try to defeat all of the diseases of aging to make 100 the new 60 and have healthier people living longer >>
* Cave pits, ideal for human bases, FOUND ON MOON >>

* Human Longevity Inc will try to defeat all of the diseases of aging to make 100 the new 60 and have healthier people living longer >>
* Set Reminders in Google Now Just By Searching Text on Your Laptop >>
* Toyota’s next minivan will let you shout at your kids without turning around >>

* Insta-Mars: Crew Wraps Up Mock Mission With Pictures Of Their Hawaiian Adventure >>
* Plastic to Pavement >>
* Neuroscience biofeedback improved novice sniper shooting by 100% get into the right mental zone >>

* These Quadcopter Dropships Could Land Rovers on Mars (Video) >>
* Adventure Tested: Whistle, A Fitness Tracker For Your Dog >>
* New ‘Quantum Bounce’ Theory Explains How Black Holes Become White >>

* A Dome Packed With 480 Cameras Captures Detailed 3D Images In Motion >>
* Transiting exoplanet with longest known year: 704 Earth days >>
* ‘Longest’ Fossilized Poop Drops at Auction House >>

* Researchers eliminate the HIV virus from cultured human cells for first time >>
* Schizophrenia Linked to 108 Genes >>
* Why we make friends with our enemies on Facebook >>

* This tiny device will tell you if someone drugged your drink >>
* Facebook Improves News Feed With A ‘Save’ Feature >>

* Researchers Find New Way to Kick Out HIV From Infected Cells >>
* Scientists finally unravel the mysteries of barnacle glue >>
* NASA Spacecraft Sees Apollo 11 Moon Landing Site 45 Years Later (Video) >>

* An iPad App To Make All Your Selfies Go 3D >>
* New Super Software Tracks Every Cell in an Organism as It Develops >>
* This Two-Handed Controller Complements the Oculus Rift >>

* MERS Virus Could Be Airborne, Scientists Suggest >>
* Why Do We Have Blood Types? >>
* Facebook officially owns Oculus now >>

* Plants are talking and these sensors let us hear what they’re saying >>
* Philosopher uses game theory to understand how words, actions acquire meaning >>
* Scientists use a wireless Oculus Rift to replicate Star Trek holodeck >>

* ScienceTake: Tracking Life From Its Smallest Form >>
* Solar magnetic reconnection seen in detail >>
* X-ray diffraction details water’s path through a cell pore >>

* Amazing SpaceX Reusable Rocket Test Caught on Video >>
* World’s Largest Aquatic Insect Found In China >>
* VIDEO: A TV world without personality? >>

* Apple gets patent for ‘iTime’ watch >>
* Nanoparticles Improve Stroke Treatment >>
* Pay grandparents for childcare >>

* The Future of Moon Exploration, Lunar Colonies and Humanity >>
* Virtual finger enables scientists to navigate and analyze complex 3D images >>
* Should we have a right not to work? >>

* Condom That Can Kill HIV, HPV and Herpes Could Hit the Market Soon >>
* Star Wars Science! >>
* IBM’s Watson Will Help Veterans Prepare for Post-Military Life >>

* How Apple and Google plan to reinvent health care >>
* What’s Up With That: Why Does Sleeping In Just Make Me More Tired? >>
* New official Star Wars VII video teases full sized X-wing on set >>

* Microsoft will merge separate versions of Windows into one unified operating system >>
* Comcast admits its policies are responsible for customer harassment >>
* Own the record-breaking scramjet NASA and Russia built >>

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