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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 8 October 2015

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* CHINA REVEALS FLYING ROBOT CAR >>
* Sharp’s crazy new smartphone is a robot >>
* Microsoft Finally Opens Applications For HoloLens Dev Kit >>

* How to Make Guns Safer >>
* Extragalactic Neutrinos in South Pole Experiment Reveal Distant Universe >>
* Genes can’t be patented, rules Australia’s High Court >>

* Chemistry Nobel shared for discovery of how DNA repairs itself >>
* STRESS PRIMES ‘TEEN’ RATS FOR TOUGH TIMES LATER >>
* New Beats Pill speaker comes with an app >>

* A ping pong robot unveiled at Japan tech fair >>
* Apple launching 4K, 21.5-inch iMac >>
* Single shot delivery for long-term contraception in animals >>

* UV light-enabled catheter to fix holes in heart without operation >>
* The frightening promise of self-tracking pills >>
* NASA Completes Successful Heat Shield Testing for Future Mars Exploration Vehicles >>

* Critical conditions needed for LENR aka Cold Fusion >>
* Making 25 cent mini-brains with spheres of nervous system tissue >>
* Facebook to provide free internet to Africa with satellites starting in second half of 2016 >>

* These Technologies Will Shift the Global Balance of Power in the Next 20 Years >>
* Facebook Looks to Space to Bring the Internet Everywhere >>
* Slouching Toward Singularity –“Artificial Intelligence System Tests Equal to a Human 4-Year Old” >>

* Humans To Mars? Here’s What We’ll Need | Video >>
* Killer Radiation: How to Protect Martian Astronauts >>
* The Google Lunar XPrize Race Is Officially On >>

* Nuclear Cybersecurity Woefully Inadequate >>
* DARPA selects research teams for its ElectRx neuron-sensing/stimulation program >>
* Live-Blog Event: The Astonishing Simplicity Of Everything (Synopsis) >>

* Telecom Experts Plot a Path to 5G >>
* Why Apple Pay’s Slow Start Doesn’t Mean It’s a Failure >>
* DARPA Wants to Jolt the Nervous System with Electricity, Lasers, Sound Waves, and Magnets >>

* A fast cell sorter shrinks to cell phone size >>
* A TEAM COMPETING FOR GOOGLE’S LUNAR XPRIZE MAY REACH MOON BY 2017 >>
* A ‘BACTERIAL CONDOM’ COULD HELP PREVENT HIV >>

* THE WORLD’S FIRST FULLY ROBOTIC FARM OPENS IN 2017 >>
* The Next Terminator Movie Is Going to Have Its Story Crowdsourced >>
* A NASA Experiment Is Going to Light Up the Sky With Beautifully Colored Clouds Tonight >>

* Volcanoes plus asteroid might have finished off dinosaurs >>
* NASA’s Orion Module Is About To Be All Shook Up >>
* Volvo accepts full liability for its cars in autonomous mode >>

* These 8K displays may end up on your next tablet >>
* How virtual reality can make the real world a better place >>
* RIAA AND MPAA REPORT NOTORIOUS PIRACY SITES TO U.S. GOVERNMENT >>

* Why does Microsoft exist? An interview with CEO Satya Nadella >>
* Carmakers Should Embrace Silicon Valley and Stop Pissing Off Customers >>
* Government fires thousands of sterilized moths from cannons attached to drones >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 7 October 2015

* Earthquake algorithm picks up the brain’s vibrations >>
* Engineers just built a quantum logic gate in silicon for the first time >>
* Lockheed beginning production of 60 kw combat laser modules for the US Army and Air Force >>
* Uncovering the sources of DNA found on the Turin Shroud >>

* Mars’ Ancient Sea –“Larger Than Earth’s Arctic Ocean” >>
* Blue Origin Reaches Milestone in BE-4 Rocket Engine Development >>
* Where to Look for ExoPlanet Life? Astronomers Devise a ‘Habitability Index’ >>

* World View’s Balloon-Based Space Tourism to Lift Off in 2017 >>
* NASA’s GPM Sat Records Deadly ‘1000 Year’ Rain Devastating South Carolina from Nor’easter and Joaquin >>
* More livable than Earth? New index sizes up the habitability of alien exoplanets >>

* The Next Generation of Exploration: The DAVINCI Spacecraft >>
* Astronomy Cast Ep. 387: Water on Mars… Again >>
* Facebook to [provide free internet to Africa with satellites starting in second half of 2016 >>

* Tunnel Transistor May Meet Power Needs of Future Chips >>
* Facebook’s Internet Drone Team Is Collaborating with Google’s Stratospheric Balloons Project >>
* Can We Shape the Robot Revolution? >>

* Car Hackers Could Harness Dealerships to Spread Vehicle Malware >>
* Fujitsu Makes a Terahertz Receiver Small Enough for a Smartphone >>
* Fusion reactors ‘economically viable’ in a few decades, say experts >>

* DARPA parafoil system provides the equivalent of a mast as tall as a skyscraper >>
* How the brain’s wiring leads to cognitive control >>
* First two-qubit logic gate built in silicon >>

* How Atoms Dance in Dielectrics >>
* Current Review of Low Energy Energy Reactions aka Cold Fusion by the US Naval Sea Systems Command >>
* BGI creates micropigs the size of a medium sized dog to be sold as pets >>

* THIS HEAT SHIELD COULD HELP US GET TO MARS >>
* WATCH THIS MACHINE CREATE THE LARGEST HUMAN-MADE WAVES IN THE WORLD >>
* MICROSOFT’S AUGMENTED REALITY HOLOLENS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN EARLY 2016 >>

* Project X Lets You Fight HoloLens Aliens In Your Living Room, And It’s Freaking Unreal >>
* MICROSOFT UNVEILS NEW BAND WEARABLE AT WINDOWS 10 EVENT >>
* The Microsoft Display Dock lets you use your Windows 10 phone as a PC >>

* TVPlayer Plus lets you stream 25 UK pay-TV channels for £5 per month >>
* Software Defined Smart Battery Arrays Extend Laptop Life >>
* ‘RoboHon’ is the tiny robot smartphone you never knew you needed >>

* Researchers Reveal the Neuroscience of Magic >>
* 12 Great Fridge Features You Didn’t Know Existed >>
* Tech Five: Apple acquires AI tech startup >>

* First Look: New Roku 4 adds 4K streaming >>
* A 3D-printed needle for painless jab >>
* Doctors ‘reattach’ toddler’s head >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 6 October 2015

* Altering how sperm develop could lead to a reversible male birth control >>
* The Internet Of Things Is A Fragmented $19 Trillion Roulette Gamble >>

* Japan Display Wizards Squeeze 8K Into 17-inch LCD To Crack 510 PPI >>
* Beard transplants up 600% for men ‘lacking length elsewhere’ >>

* why-women-live-longer-than-men >>
* New certification will ensure HDMI cables can output 4K >>
* Japan Display outs an insane 8K, 120Hz laptop-sized screen >>

* A new HDMI certification program will make it easier to avoid crappy cables >>
* Deep Learning Robot Takes 10 Days to Teach Itself to Grasp >>
* Virtual reality for mice teaches scientists about navigation >>

* Ancient Toothy Mammal Survived Dino Apocalypse >>
* Microsoft’s next smartphone may extend Windows 10 features, like iris scans >>
* Futuristic tech jobs you won’t believe actually exist >>

* One neuron may have over 1,000 mutations >>
* Transplant drugs could hold key to the male pill >>
* These Nobel-winning drugs are poised to help wipe out 2 of the world’s most horrific illnesses >>

* Sergey Brin had a great response for why even people who love cars should embrace self-driving vehicles >>
* Scientists discover body clock switch >>
* A quantum logic gate in silicon built for the for the first time (w/video) >>

* Gadgets Could Get Longer Lives by Combining Batteries >>
* How Much Power Will Quantum Computing Need? >>
* GENETIC TESTS DON’T HELP TREAT MENTAL ILLNESS >>

* FLYING ROBOT BEES CAN NOW SWIM, TOO >>
* Android Marshmallow Has Arrived–Here’s Why You’ll Want It >>
* Pepsi Will Release a Limited Edition Back to the Future Bottle, Pepsi Perfect >>

* World’s First Silicon Quantum Logic Gate Brings Quantum Computing One Step Closer >>
* Here’s the Drawing That Proved the Earth Has a Solid Core >>
* Track Your Fever With This $16 Smart Thermometer >>

* This Year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Breakthroughs in Fighting Parasitic Diseases >>
* Twitter Shuts Down JSON API and Names New CEO >>
* Image of the Day: At the Base of 3-Mile-High Mount Sharp –The Mars’ Curiosity Rover Destination >>

* Unusual Orbits for Unusual Missions >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 5 October 2015

* Disney Research app turns colored drawings into 3D characters >>
* 3-D printed ice shelter for Mars wins $25,000 Nasa award >>
* Anti-cancer drug may help treat Alzheimer’s, improve memory >>

* Scientists invent chocolate so healthy ‘it could be eaten as medicine’ >>
* An app that lets you review real people >>
* After Mars, hunt for water and life goes deep into the solar system >>

* How a Virus Invades Your Body: An Eye-Popping, Animated Look >>
* Semantic Sensors >>
* Russian Scientists Present Device That Sees 50 Meters Through Walls >>

* Tourists in Japan could get robot translators starting next year >>
* Invest a Night in Vesta >>
* The importance of human innovation in A.I. ethics >>

* Our Favorite Images From NASA’s Incredible New Apollo Gallery >>
* Protecting Planets Against An Alien Invasion >>
* Vostochny Launch Building Built To the Wrong Size >>

* THE END OF THE BEGINNING >>
* This is what Hurricane Joaquin looks like from space >>
* ‘Paying by smart watch? That’ll do nicely’ >>

* How to grow a functional 3-D mini-brain for 25 cents >>
* Humans split from chimps 10 million years ago and gorillas appeared 12.5 million years ago >>
* Village name Minions had to take down its welcoming sign because too many are stopping to take selfies
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* ‘Martian’ Astronaut Would Get Cancer if Mission Were Real, Author Says >>
* Microsoft buys 3D physics developer Havok to boost gaming efforts >>
* Where Should NASA Send a Space Probe Next? >>

* Method to replace silicon with carbon nanotubes developed by IBM. Could work down to the 1.8 nanometer >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap151003.html >>
* Mitosens Mitochondrial Repair Project Funded and still raising funds >>

* Mental Noise Makes Your Brain Slow With Age >>
* Gene-Edited “Micropigs” to Be Sold as Pets >>
* Virtual Reality and Reality Augmentation >>

* Radio Waves Turned Into Electricity >>
* Private Moon Landing Set for 2017 >>
* Mega-Tsunami Left Earth In A Giant Deluge 73,000 Years Ago >>

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