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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 August 2015

* Police Taser drones authorized in N.D. >>
* 1 billion used Facebook in a day: Zuckerberg >>
* How to Build a Space Elevator From Scratch >>

* Live cells stuck together like Velcro could mend broken hearts >>
* Solar Device Shatters Records For Splitting Water >>
* Amazon Developing TV Series Based On Galaxy Quest >>

* 3 lessons IBM’s Watson can teach us about our brains’ biases >>
* NASA simulates Mars mission by locking up people in a tiny dome >>
* Is technology keeping us tethered to work? >>

* A Drone Hovering In Place Took These Perfect Timelapses of Earth’s Surface >>
* What Is Parallax? >>

* “A Billion Miles Beyond Pluto” — NASA New Horizons to Probe Unexplored Kuiper Belt Objects >>
* New Boss on Construction Sites Is a Drone >>
* A Wildly Detailed 100-Year Plan for Getting Humans to Mars >>

* Gillmor Gang: Dog Days >>
* This Man Is About to Put a Robot in Your Pocket >>
* 3D printed 120 micron long microfish with microject engines could be efficient bloodstream robots >>

* Boeing shows off its portable drone-killing laser >>
* Scientists Find A Double Black Hole Inside A Nearby Quasar >>
* Nielsen Is Tracking What We Like to Watch on Netflix >>

* Boeing Unveils Its Anti-drone Laser Weapon >>
* This Experiment First Cracked the Genetic Code—But Most People Have Never Heard of It >>
* Synthetic Heart Tissue Sticks Like Velcro >>

* Darpa Wants Friendly Gremlin Drones >>
* In Bmw Electric Car, Software ‘coding’ Unlocks Hidden Features Owners Want >>
* Concept Video: Your Next Plane Could Take Off Vertically >>

* New Instrument Captures the Secret Lives of Cells >>
* Theory explaining Electromagnetic energy without radiation could be important physics breakthrough >>
* Speech-classifier program is better at predicting psychosis than psychiatrists >>

* Extreme pressure reveals new phenomenon in atomic nuclei >>
* Video Friday: Mini Surgical Robot, Precision Drones, and Bioinspired Robotics at Harvard >>
* US B-3 stealth bomber planned for 2025 will try to get through pickets of large anti-stealth radar drones >>

* New Target For New Horizons – Boldly Going | Orbit Animation >>
* NASA’s Next Nuclear-Powered Mars Rover: Building the Beast >>
* If Technology removes limits will there be larger families ? >>

* Daimler’s self-driving 18-wheelers ready to take to the autobahn >>
* What human emotions do we really want of artificial intelligence? >>
* Google’s App Search Results Now Look More Like An App Store >>

* Next iPhone will shoot 4K video, blog says >>
* Astronomers uncover evidence of galaxy metamorphosis >>
* Can’t put your phone down? You may be a nomophobe >>

* NASA Just 3-D Printed Part of a Rocket >>
* Why Physicists Are So Excited About ‘neutrino Effect’ >>
* Purple Potatoes Slow Colon Cancer In Mice >>

* Announcing The Disrupt SF 2015 Agenda >>
* IoT And The Rise Of Subscription Marketing >>

* DARPA CRAFT Program Aims for Affordable Designer Circuits that Do More with Less Power >>
* DARPA working on several approaches for new advanced materials >>

* Photos Show How NASA Removed Tanks from Retired Space Shuttles for Station >>
* Is NASA Serious About Humans To Mars? | Video >>
* Scientists Send Kombucha to Space in Search for Extraterrestrial Life >>

* “Metamorphosis” –The Evolution of Galaxies: The Basic Building Block of the Observable Universe >>
* ‘Xombie’ Rocket Got Brains! Proves New Mars Landing System | Video >>

* Electric Glue Can Set Anywhere >>
* World population will be around 15-25 billion in 2100 and will increase through 2200 because of African fertility >>

* A Clearer Outlook for Quantum Dot-Enabled Solar Windows >>
* Robots With Smooth Moves Are Up to 40% More Efficient >>
* Nanomagnet computers could consume one-tenth the power of today’s microprocessors >>

* The Large Cloud of Magellan >>
* Self-Repairing Material Could Prevent Spaceship Catastrophes >>
* What is Earth’s Average Temperature? >>

* Nano – meet her: AMD’s Radeon R9 4K graphics card for non-totally bonkers gamers, people >>
* AMD’s Powerful New R9 Nano Graphics Card Fits In Small Places >>
* Would you pay to avoid ads on YouTube? >>

* Researchers turn to seaweeds to develop new antibiotics >>
* ‘Microwave diamonds’: Girl’s new best friend >>
* Blood test ‘detects cancer relapse’ >>

* Could Alien Life Spread ‘Like a Virus’ to the Stars? >>
* Tiny Space Telescope to Aim at ‘Super-Earth’ Atmospheres >>
* 3D Printing Makes a Complex Brain Surgery Possible, Saving The Life of a 50-year-old Woman in China >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 August 2015

* 3D-Printed Microfish May Soon Inject Themselves In Your Body >>
* YouTube Gaming launching today to challenge Twitch’s livestreaming dominance >>
* LG’s non-curved 4K OLED TVs are finally here >>

* Light-based data transmission can replace wires in hospitals >>
* Uber announces new research project for self-driving cars >>
* Dawn Drops To 1470km Orbit, Snaps Sharper Pictures of Ceres >>

* Researchers may have found a cancer cell’s ‘off’ switch >>
* more-than-100-billion-billion-earth-like-planets-might-exist >>
* Hormones boost placebo effect by making you want to cooperate >>

* Exercise May Not Boost Brains Of Frail Elderly >>
* Newest LG OLED TVs primed for dynamic 4K video future >>
* Finally! A Robot That Serves Beer >>

* Indian scientists discover Alzheimer’s dark secrets >>
* There’s a Massive Battle Brewing Over the Future Of Wi-Fi >>
* Braille ‘dot’ smartwatch developed for blind people >>

* Blood test could predict breast cancer’s return: study >>
* VR headsets are coming — and success will rest on games and media from developers >>

* 22 Years of Sea Level Rise Measured From Space | Video >>
* India’s 1st Mars Probe Captures Stunning 3D View of Huge Chasm >>
* The Universe of 2-D Materials Expands in the Real World >>

* Why You Probably Don’t Care About a Fuel Cell iPhone That Can Run for a Week >>
* Russia shows off supersonic combusting ramjet engine at airshow and expects hypersonic cruise missile around 2021 >>
* Ultrathin Solar Cells for Lightweight and Flexible Applications >>

* When Virtual Reality Collides with Reality, It’s Surreal >>
* Estimate: Human Brain 30 Times Faster than Best Supercomputers >>
* An Outline of The Uses of Supertall Towers >>

* Modumetal nanolaminated steel and zinc can be ten times stronger and corrosion resistant >>
* How to reprogram cancer cells back to normal >>
* Anti-aging effects (in mice) of a dietary supplement called alpha lipoic acid >>

* How fast are we moving through space? (Synopsis) >>
* ‘Tricorder’-style handheld MouthLab detects patients’ vital signs, rivaling hospital devices >>
* Uber Project May Improve Autonomous Cars’ Vision >>

* Track and Field World Championships 2015 >>
* Microsoft Says Programmable Chips Will Make AI Software Smarter >>
* Touchpad Has 20,000 Sensors and Can Interpret 16 Touches at Once >>

* People With Schizophrenia Have Different Throat Bacteria >>
* This Is The Vehicle That Will Replace The Humvee >>
* Robotic Microfish Can Sense and Remove Toxins From Their Environment >>

* Windows 10 Is Doing Pretty OK Actually >>
* Stephen Hawking’s New Theory on Black Holes is Fantastically Insane >>
* The Flu Vaccine That Lasts a Lifetime is Coming >>

* Ever wanted to look at a millipede’s genitals? >>
* You can spend a day watching Star Wars toys get unboxed live on YouTube >>
* Watching a spacecraft fall in the desert >>

* Google inviting very small number of developers into futuristic Project Soli >>
* Researchers find pathway that controls metabolism and will try to use it to cure obesity >>
* Progress to Smaller, Cheaper Particle Colliders and efficient antimatter production >>

* A German Robot Learned to Cook Pizza by Watching YouTube and Reading WikiHow Read more at >>
* DARPA CRAFT Program Aims for Affordable Designer Circuits that Do More with Less Power >>
* DARPA working on several approaches for new advanced materials >>

* Reports of improved jet engines in China and development for a mach 5 test plane faster than the SR71 Blackbird >>
* Researchers find pathway that controls metabolism and will try to use it to cure obesity >>
* Samsung unveils higher capacity Lithium ion batteries for electric bikes to provide 100 kilometer range in one charge >>

* Hitachi Developing Dual-Armed Robot for Warehouse Picking >>
* Scientists Discover That Proteins in Your Body Can Make Plutonium Glow >>
* LG Made A Full-Size Keyboard For Mobiles That Folds Into A Stick To Fit In Your Bag >>

* $1 Million More a Year Could Save Kiwi Birds from Extinction >>
* Soon, solid-state batteries that can last forever >>
* Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 August 2015

* Stephen Hawking says he has a way to escape from a black hole >>
* OSIRIS REx: Asteroid Sample Return >>
* MIT unveils world’s first ‘crash proof’ computer >>

* Google Wants To Use Your Car’s GPS To Track Potholes >>
* An Algorithm Can Quickly Find the Killer in an Agatha Christie Mystery >>
* App gives smartphone snaps more than 5 million different filters >>

* Making hydrogen fuel from water and visible light at 100 times higher efficiency >>
* First-Generation “Robot Scientist” to Search for Underlying Laws of Nature >>
* Private Space Stations Could Be a Reality by 2025 >>

* Microsoft’s MobileFusion lets you scan 3D objects via smartphone >>
* Researchers envisage swarms of tiny drones for dangerous rescue missions >>

* Tri-alpha Energy targets 1 second plasma duration at 100 million degrees in the one to three years >>
* Profile: KSI Data Sciences Defies the Coming Drone Data Deluge >>
* Li-Fi in the ER >>

* Meteors and Milky Way over Mount Rainier >>
* Vysor puts your Android device in a desktop browser window >>
* Salesforce Lightning Ushers In New Design For Core CRM Product >>

* The Air Force Wants You to Trust Robots–Should You? >>
* How Intel’s Future Goes Way Beyond the PC >>
* Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link >>

* This MIT presentation reveals why the Mars One colony isn’t feasible >>
* Salesforce finally kills its embarrassing old look and starts over >>
* Capturing the Wonder of the Sea in Stunning Black and White >>

* Cheerleaders hired to motivate programmers >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 August 2015

* Cataracts Melt Away Thanks To New Eye Drops Containing Steroid Lanosterol >>
* Cancer cells programmed back to normal by US scientists >>
* Motorola’s new camera is a massive upgrade over anything it’s done before >>

* Robots: They make pancakes and pizza, just like us >>
* Scientists create a ‘wormhole’ for magnetic fields >>
* How Einstein Discovered General Relativity amid War, Divorce and Rivalry >>

* Microsoft is turning the iPhone’s camera into a 3D scanner >>
* Police secretly track cellphones to solve routine crimes >>
* Shuddle starts new carpool-for-kids service >>
* How to save a wet phone >>

* Amazon wants a drone traffic controller >>
* Ants take medicine when sick, finds new study >>
* Neurons that help us form habits discovered >>

* Nano medicine breakthrough a giant leap for India >>
* China share slump: How it affects the rest of the world >>
* Deep Dream: Artificial intelligence meets hallucinations >>

* Plasma Rocket Technology Receives NASA Funding Boost >>
* Japanese Cargo Ship Delivers Mice, Booze and More to Space Station >>
* Microwave Oven Is Key to Safer Quantum Dot Manufacturing >>

* Second Gerald Ford class super aircraft carrier on track for delivery to US Navy in 2016 >>
* Supramolecular nanofibers could create super efficient solar energy >>
* Mostly Mute Monday: A Pulsing Cosmic Echo (Synopsis) >>

* System Routes Internet Traffic Around Countries You Don’t Trust >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>
* A New Energy Plant In Hawaii Generates Power From Ocean Temperature Extremes >>

* Here’s Proof That Most Teleporters Have a Very Limited Imagination >>
* Carbon Nanotube Implants Could Help Diagnose Medical Conditions >>
* Mit’s New 3d Printer Can Print 10 Materials Simultaneously >>

* Gillmor Gang: Alphabet Soup >>
* Universal has made $5.5 billion this year without a superhero or YA movie >>
* The After Math: A robot fights for funding, vaping’s vote of confidence >>

* Real-life first-person shooter created to survive the zombie apocalypse >>
* Kentucky Man Arrested After Shooting Down Drone >>
* USC student Cosmo Scharf peers into the future of Virtual Reality >>

* NASA wants to turn astronauts’ poop into food >>
* Drug to counter nuclear radiation effects >>
* A Grand Unveiling: Inside the Big Ideas Hatched at the 2015 Graduate Studies Program >>

* James Webb Space Telescope Looks Like Gold Plated Space Origami >>
* Quantum computer firm D-Wave claims massive performance boost >>
* We need a new version of capitalism for the jobless future >>

* Making hydrogen fuel from water and visible light at 100 times higher efficiency >>
* RB2015: Molecular Networks that Lead to Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease: Philip De Jager >>

* Skylake Has a Voice DSP and Listens To Your Commands >>
* Study: HoloLens could replace PCs as the preferred workplace computer >>
* Microsoft’s Cortana launches on Android with public beta >>

* Netflix to Add Films and TV Series for Teenagers >>
* 3-D Printing To Catch The Wind — Micro And Large Wind Turbines >>
* Robots Are Coming For Our Jobs, Just Not All of Them >>

* Windows 95 Was The Most Important Operating System Of All Time >>
* A Way to Make Depth-Sensing Cameras Better >>
* Resveratrol Does Strange Things To Dog’s Immune System >>

* Accessibility tech in a hearing-centric world >>
* Sony unveils drone prototype that looks like a miniature airplane >>
* Leaked images reveal Huawei’s Nexus with an unusual camera bump >>

* Age Is Irrelevant When It Comes to Fitness >>
* Network Economies: Economic System as a Configurable Parameter >>
* Why wind — and soon solar — are already cheaper than fossil fuels >>

* Pakistan starts construction of two 1100 MWe nuclear reactors >>
* Rechargeable batteries with almost indefinite lifetimes coming, say MIT-Samsung engineers >>
* Gigantic Antarctic Instrument, IceCube, Finds Mysterious Cosmic Neutrinos >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 August 2015

* Your Brain, Your Disease, Your Self >>
* Kid Gets Awesome New Bionic Hand, Reminds Us Not Everything is Garbage >>
* Team Designs Robots to Build Things in Messy, Unpredictable Situations >>

* This Robot Is Better at Tinder Than You >>
* Your Doctor Can Now Examine an Exact 3D Replica of Your Heart in Virtual Reality >>
* Keynote Address: Science and Technology for Diplomacy >>

* Pluto Fly-By Video From New Horizons’ Images By Björn Jónsson >>
* First Ad on the Moon: Lunar Billboard for Pocari Sweat to Fly in 2016 >>
* Booze Sent to Space to Explore ‘Mellow’ Mechanism >>

* Superconducting magnetic space radiation shielding >>
* Eter9 social network learns your personality so it can post as you when you’re dead >>
* Raytheon 3D prints 80 percent of guided missile parts and progress on printing Titanium satellite and rocket parts >>

* Shape-shifting Liquid-Metal Antennas >>
* Creation of unusually intelligent mice by altering a single gene >>
* Synchronization Controls Could Help Smooth Microgrids >>

* Gartner to World: Peak Hype For Robocars >>
* ARM and IBM Make It Easy to Experiment With the Internet of Things >>
* Computer Scientists Find Bias in Algorithms >>

* Video Friday: Giant Fighting Robots, Glass 3D Printer, and 10 New Robots from Fetch >>
* Can Big Data Shed Light on Nanotech Research? >>
* The Very First Wormhole Device — For Magnets! >>

* Hydrophobic sand turns to goo in water and magically turns back to sand when dry >>
* MIT’s MultiFab 3D Printer Is One Giant Leap Towards a Real-Life Replicator >>
* We Can Now 3d-print Glass And It Is Entrancing >>

* Why Samsung still has a fighting chance in mobile >>
* Google Brings Tweets To Desktop Search Results >>
* Firefox Will Run Chrome Extensions >>

* MIT figured out how to 3D print using glass instead of plastic >>
* New Blood-Cleansing Device Removes Pathogens, Toxins From Blood >>
* How Astronomers Could Observe Light Sails Around Other Stars >>

* IT Researchers Discover “Metabolic Master Switch” To Control Obesity >>
* COBOL Comes To Visual Studio 2015 >>

* Vomit Machine Models Cruise-Ship Virus Spread >>
* Laser Turns Graphene Into Catalyst For Fuel Cells >>
* Weekend listening: future cars, start-ups and market sell-off? >>

* Scientists map a world without humans >>
* Brain waves blamed for indecisiveness >>
* The Big Picture: Curiosity takes a ‘belly selfie’ on Mars >>

* Star Trek Renegades episode available and other Star Trek TV and online possibilities >>
* 21st century with abundant intelligence augmentation and genetic enhancement >>
* Why you’re smarter than a chicken >>

* Scientists at the End of the World Enjoy a Stunning Aurora Australis >>
* How The Digital Economy Can Help End Extreme Poverty >>

* University Student Uses 3D Printing Technology for Snowboard Binding System >>
* Google’s Boston Dynamics Is 3D Printing Streamlined Legs For Their Humanoid Robot, Atlas >>
* This company could completely change how we interact with all our screens >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 August 2015

* Voice-Focused Dating App Revealr Acquired By Smooch-Owner Venntro Media Group >>
* 360-degree cameras are unleashing a new wave of panorama apps >>
* Scientists have found a way to connect quantum electronics together >>

* In the future, ‘Hey Cortana’ will actually wake up your Windows 10 PC >>
* Researchers want to make license plates for drones >>

* 9,000 Dna Samples Hint At Biology Of Pcos >>
* Scientists reject claims of lab-grown mini human brain >>
* Skydiving Spider Steers While It Falls >>

* Intel’s coming-out party for the Internet of Things >>
* Column: Why is healthcare innovation taking so long? >>
* Elon Musk Could Be the Next Henry Ford >>

* Curiosity Mars rover takes low-angle ‘selfie’ >>
* We Can’t Find Any Alien Neighbors and Virtual Reality Might Be to Blame >>
* General Fusion successfully crowdsourced an engineering solution to a problem on their nuclear fusion project >>

* Google Won the Internet. Now It Wants to Cure Diseases >>
* Techies Come to TV >>
* Potentially a very big deal – Dwave 2X 1000-2048 qubit quantum annealing system becoming faster than classical computers >>

* Germany ramping up mach 20 hypersonic commercial plane and spaceplane project >>
* The Secret of Airbnb’s Pricing Algorithm >>
* Apple Aims to Test Self-Driving Cars at Military Base >>

* ‘Armchair nanoribbon’ design makes graphene a wafer-scalable semiconductor >>
* Paper-based test can quickly diagnose Ebola in remote areas >>
* General Fusion successfully crowdsourced an engineering solution to a problem on their nuclear fusion project >>

* How Did Scientists Discover the Neutrino When it Has No Charge and No Mass? >>
* Bing Already Has Android Marshmallow’s Best Feature >>
* Jurassic World Is Even Better Retold With Lego in 90 Seconds >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 August 2015

* Gene therapy cures blindness by replacing vision cells in eyes >>
* Stephen Hawking’s speech tech released by Intel >>
* Artificially intelligent security cameras can spot crimes before they happen >>

* This cheap Chinese phone is incredibly good >>
* A drone flew over a molten lava river and the video is breathtaking >>
* Google has a plan to connect 5 billion people to the internet for the first time >>

* Physicists Unveil First Quantum Interconnect >>
* Google launches a smartphone for Africa that costs less than $100 >>
* DirecTV’s first 4K set-top box works with any screen >>

* ‘Quantum dot’ technology may help light the future >>
* Robots Discover How Cooperative Behavior Evolved in Insects >>
* First Near-Fully Formed Brain Grown In Lab, Ohio State Scientists Say >>

* MIT and Samsung Researching Solid-State Batteries >>
* How You Watch Sports Is About to Change Forever With Virtual Reality >>
* Boeing Patent for a flying drone that can transforme for submarine travel >>

* Technology has created more jobs than it has destroyed, says 140 years of data >>
* Most complete functioning human-brain model to date, according to researchers >>
* Broadband Laser Sees Infrared >>

* Are you a thinking thing? Why debating machine consciousness matters >>
* A brain-computer interface for controlling an exoskeleton >>
* Most complete functioning human-brain model to date, according to researchers >>

* Surprising results from brain and cognitive studies of a 93-year-old woman athelete >>
* A Robotic Replacement Leg Struts Its Stuff >>
* Intel’s Reinvention of the Hard Drive Could Make All Kinds of Computers Faster >>

* A Solar-powered Mayflower Will Cross The Atlantic In 2020 >>
* Parallels 11 Can Put Microsoft’s Cortana on Your Mac >>
* This Mouse Can Be Wirelessly Controlled With LED Light >>

* Could the Best Windows 10 Laptop Be a Mac? >>
* The Future Of The Web Is All About Context >>
* Intel Skylake CPU details revealed: These faster, more power-efficient chips can even drive three 4K monitor >>

* The Engadget Show 42: Expand with OUYA, Google, DJ Spooky, robots, space, hardware startups and more! >>
* Scientists grow almost full human brain in lab >>
* The mind-bending messiness of the Ashley Madison data dump >>

* Discover your Star Wars alter-ego in time for The Force Awakens >>

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