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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 November 2014

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* New Theory Suggests Life Can Emerge On Planets Without Water >>
* Photosynthesis genetic ‘Switch’ Enables Rice Yield Increase of 30 Percent >>
* A computer-vision algorithm that can describe photos >>

* Peter Thiel: People Are Scared Of The Future And Silicon Valley Doesn’t Get It >>
* Summit Europe: Artificial Intelligence Evolving From Disappointing to Disruptive >>

* How neurons multitask >>
* Inside the lab that makes the instant blood stopping gel of the future >>
* Robots Pretending to Be Humans Lived in These Houses for Six Years >>

* Wireless And Wearable Sensors To Track Your Basketball Skills >>
* Doctor Delays Could Be A Thing Of The Past >>
* Oracle CEO Mark Hurd: Make HR A Real-Time Application >>

* What will drones look like in 10 years? >>
* Half of the world’s population will be online by 2018 >>
* Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4 is here, and it’s all about surviving drops >>

* Google-Backed Virtual Reality Startup Jaunt Rolls Out Its First Piece Of Content >>
* What Would Have Happened If Philae Were Nuclear Powered? >>
* Hydrogel injections could increase survival chances for wounded soldiers >>

* The XKCD Guide to the Universe’s Most Bizarre Physics >>
* The controversial curved ‘smartphone gun’ designed to look like a phone when carried in a pocket >>
* Cops soon arriving by JETPACK? Firm reveals developing craft for Department of Homeland Security >>

* Going Off the Pill Could Affect Who You’re Attracted to, Study Finds >>
* Intel CEO: We’re ‘Not Ashamed’ Of How Far Behind We Are In Mobile (INTC) >>
* These Are The Highest Paying Programming Languages You Should Learn, Ranked By Salary >>

* Future Apple Products Might Come With Built-In Smoke Detectors (AAPL) >>
* The World Economy Is Slowing >>
* Shape-shifting home transforms throughout the year in response to changing temperatures >>

* New subatomic particles discovered by CERN physicists >>
* Crime-fighting robots go on patrol in Silicon Valley >>
* Large-scale study on vein filter use launches >>

* Micrometer-scale structures built from DNA bricks >>
* Social sensing game detects classroom bullies >>
* Summit Europe: When Will We Let Go and Let Google Drive Us? >>

* Crime-Fighting Robots Go On Patrol In Silicon Valley >>
* Viruses as a Cure >>

* Senator Al Franken Asks Uber’s CEO Tough Questions On User Privacy >>

* Activating the money of the wealthy for Breakthrough Technology >>
* Experiment in Vienna Shows That Ground-to-Satellite Communication with Twisted Light is Possible >>
* YES! PR2 Very Close to Completing Laundry Cycle >>

* Li-Fi Gets Ready to Compete With Wi-Fi >>
* Georgia Tech professor proposes another alternative to the ‘Turing Test’ >>
* First genetic-based tool to detect circulating cancer cells in blood — lights up cancer cells >>

* Film Life 2.0 virtual world, new reality >>
* TVIW: From Wormholes to Orion >>
* BICEP2 All Over Again? Researchers Place Higgs Boson Discovery in Doubt >>

* NASA’s Orion Capsule Built To Withstand 6000° F | Video >>
* First Orion Flight Will Assess Radiation Risk As NASA Thinks About Human Mars Missions >>
* Two New Subatomic Particles Found >>

* Google News Will Now Pick Out News Stories It Thinks You Should Read >>
* Radiation-Proof Suits, Moon Aspirations, And The First Drive-Thru Banks >>
* The World’s Longest Zip Line Roller Coaster Looks Terrifyingly Awesome >>

* How Smartphone Apps Can Treat Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia | WIRED >>
* Human Wall Crawling has arrived with scaling of gecko like synthetic adhesion >>
* Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending November 22, 2014) >>

* Tesla’s X-Men Robots and Lyft’s Pink Pool Noodles Bring a Touch of Whimsy to the Workplace >>
* How Women’s Bra Sizes Weirdly Correlate To Their Spending Habits >>

* You’ll Soon Be Able to Pay to Make Google Ads Disappear >>
* How Supercomputing Is Cracking The Mysteries Of Human Origins >>
* Intel planning thumb-sized PCs for next year >>

* Don’t Expect Urban Drone Delivery Soon >>
* Talking Book trial to help ‘poorest of poor’ in Ghana >>

* Building a globe-spanning quantum internet >>
* Teaser For The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Video Games >>
* UK’s first ‘poo bus’ hits the road >>

* Google’s moonshot that missed >>
* Solar-Power System Is Easy to Install, and Therefore Much Cheaper >>
* Google Says It Can Now Launch Up To 20 Project Loon Balloons Per Day >>

* Solar Panels that glue on to roofs could almost eliminate installation costs >>
* ‘Wireless’ Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say >>

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