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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 1 December 2015

November 30, 2015 Leave a comment

* Robot language tutors to get kids up to speed before school >>
* The Latest Breakthrough In Understanding Diabetes Was Made By An Algorithm >>
* Amazon’s Latest Drone Delivery Promo Answers Zero Important Questions >>

* Robot Cars To Join Formula E Racing >>
* A Blast of Plasma Makes Plants Grow Faster >>
* Mobile Phone Data Predicts Poverty in Rwanda >>

* AI and robotics will will be redefine jobs rather than eliminate them in the short term >>
* Telepresence Robot for the Disabled Takes Directions from Brain Signals >>
* Elon Musk is ramping up engineering teams for fully autonomous cars >>

* Companies Can Now Officially Own Resources They Mine From Asteroids >>
* The James Webb Space Telescope’s First Mirror Has Been Installed! >>
* 4K torrents from Netflix and Amazon hint at cracked copy protection >>

* One of Google’s Next Moon Shots is Advancing Medical Laser Systems >>
* Researchers create magic sponge to clean up oil spills >>
* It’s The End Of The Server As We Know It >>

* How Technology Is Increasing the Number of Jobs We Have >>
* Mark Zuckerberg And Bill Gates Join Forces To Invest In Clean Energy Technology >>
* Scientists show that gene editing can ‘turn off’ human diseases >>

* Nanodiamonds Found To Strengthen Dental Fillings And Reduce Tooth Infection >>
* Where to Draw the Line on Gene-Editing Technology >>
* Genome Editing: 7 Facts About a Revolutionary Technology >>

* Cancer’s genetic tipping point reveals who’d benefit from chemo >>
* Photons Carry Messages From Electrons Over 1 Mile >>
* Scientists Finally Know Why Snakes Lost Their Legs >>

* ‘Jolie gene’ linked to Alzheimer’s disease >>
* These Science Photos Are So Beautiful They’re Basically Art >>
* The flagship smartphone is dead >>

* Adobe releases its first video editor for Android >>
* See the invisible wireless signals around you with this augmented reality app >>
* Google Glass could come back as a snake-like flexible headband >>

* Inside (literally) wind turbines meant to work at the South Pole—and Mars >>
* What happens to your brain when you’re pregnant? >>
* What A Boomerang Sees While In Flight >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 30 November 2015

November 29, 2015 Leave a comment

* Startup Humai targets uploading human minds within 30 years >>
* Breaking Down Billion-Dollar AR/VR Investment In The Last 12 Months >>
* How to (Really) Engineer a Human Baby >>

* Hyperloop one mile test track targets mid-2016 and hyperloop pod competition >>
* Gillmor Gang: More Gravy >>
* Overview of regenerative dentistry and stem cells for dental applications >>

* Refrigerating liquids with a laser >>
* “Dismissing 500 Billion Galaxies” –The Extraterrestrial-Life ‘Probability’ Debate (Holiday Weekend Feature) >>
* NASA’s New ‘Star Trek’ Tech Is Designed to Detect Alien Life >>

* Will We Stop at Mars? >>
* Editing sperm stem cells could be the safest approach to genetically editing humans >>
* Biomedical imaging at one-thousandth the cost using mathematical modeling and a cheap sensor >>

* China has a successful sixth hypersonic glide vehicle test >>
* The Future of The Brain: Essays by the World’s Leading Neuroscientists >>
* SpaceX’s Launch Escape System Looks Totally Badass >>

* Swarm Robotics Breakthrough Brings Pheromone Communication To AI >>
* PIRATES CAN NOW RIP 4K CONTENT FROM NETFLIX AND AMAZON >>
* Peter Thiel: We Need a New Atomic Age >>

* Mind-Control Bacteria Stop You Eating Too Much >>
* ‘Spencer’ the robot is here to help guide lost airline passengers >>
* VPN bug poses privacy threat to BitTorrent downloaders >>

* The Black Hole at the Beginning of Time >>
* 6 futuristic tech gifts for under $500 >>

* IBM’s Supercomputer Knows What Your Kids Want >>
* Top 10 tech innovations of 2015: Graham’s list >>

* The Latest Trend Among Biohackers Is Implanting LED Lights Beneath Your Skin >>
* Will Our Descendants Survive the Destruction of the Universe? >>
* Google patent reveals how its self-driving cars may communicate with pedestrians >>

* IBM Watson tries to predict the biggest holiday shopping trends >>
* Quantum computers: a time-travelling boost >>
* Bugs as Drugs: Seeking the Microbial Secret to Health >>

* Goodbye Dialysis: Nanotechnology Used to Make Artificial Kidney >>
* Li-Fi Probably Won’t Be The New Wi-Fi For Most People >>
* New Type of ‘Flow Battery’ Can Store 10 Times the Energy of the Next Best Device >>

* GoTenna Keeps Your Cell Phone Connected, Even When You Don’t Have Cell Service >>
* Don’t Compare Blue Origin’s Success to SpaceX’s Failures >>
* Driverless Cars Will Compete — But Only With Each Other — In Formula E Races >>

* Professor saves home with smart sprinklers from 3,000km away >>
* Dishwashers just aren’t as quick as they used to be. Here’s why. >>
* Scientists map genes essential for cancer to survive >>

* Graphene microphone outperforms traditional nickel and offers ultrasonic reach >>
* Sensor sees nerve action as it happens >>
* IoT Meets 40,000 Streetlights >>

* These Robots Come to the Rescue after a Disaster >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 27 November 2015

November 27, 2015 Leave a comment

* Watch a neural network describe what it sees on a stroll through Amsterdam >>
* Army ants’ ‘living’ bridges suggest collective intelligence >>
* First images of live blood vessels in unprecedented clarity >>

* First Mirror Installed on NASA’s Webb Telescope, Final Assembly Phase Starts >>
* Massive Rocks May Explain Moon’s Mysterious Tilt >>
* How Neuromorphic Image Sensors Steal Tricks From the Human Eye >>

* Stainless magnesium could be mass produced and it would weigh half as much as aluminum >>
* China is funding research into genetic modification of animals as a national priority and is setting up large animal cloning factories >>
* Google loon will test internet delivery across the United States >>

* How to (Really) Engineer a Human Baby >>
* DARPA improving memory with brain implants >>
* Rushing to Join the IoT: Web-Enabled Window Blinds >>

* Flatcam is a grid array of lenless pinholes and replaces the camera lens with computation >>
* Tallest building could be in Basra, Iraq with vertical city Bride tower in 2025 >>
* Ultrasound Microscopy Helps Image Tiny Blood Vessels >>

* How the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft will bring us back to space >>
* SCIENTISTS HAVE MADE WORMS WITH HEADS RESEMBLING OTHER SPECIES >>
* NASA isn’t ready for a trip to Mars >>

* New Wearable Tech Translates Sign Language Into Text >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 26 November 2015

November 26, 2015 Leave a comment

* Inside the Bizarre Genome of the World’s Toughest Animal >>
* The Drug Lords of Tomorrow Will Be Biohackers >>
* CERN Replicates Post-Big-Bang Universe –“Quarks, Antiquarks and Gluons Over 4000 billion Degrees Temperature” >>

* Image of the Day: “Milky Way Monster” –A Red Hypergiant >>
* Spaceflight Is Entering a New Golden Age, Says Blue Origin Founder Jeff Bezos >>
* FAA Task Force Recommends Registration for All Drones 250 Grams and Up >>

* Measuring Tiny Magnetic Fields With an Intelligent Quantum Sensor >>
* Software-Defined Radio Will Let Communities Build Their Own 4G Networks >>

* The end of the future is premature >>
* This Gadget Can Tell What’s Wrong with Your Air Conditioner by Listening to It >>
* MARINES GET CLOSER TO NEW AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES >>

* Here’s the First Airport to Run 100% on Solar Power >>
* SEE HOW ANTARTICA’S HIDDEN WATER DRIVES THE WORLD’S OCEANS >>
* MORE EVIDENCE ‘ALIEN MEGASTRUCTURE’ STAR IS THRONGED BY COMETS >>

* NEW CHINESE LASER WEAPON STARS ON TV >>
* A new gadget promises to alleviate the biggest problem for people who have to live with snorers: the noise. >>
* Indestructible Water Bears Have a Genome That Is Seriously Weird >>

* Mad At All These Star Wars Spoilers? Install Star Wars Spoiler Blocker >>
* Apple buys the motion capture company behind the new ‘Star Wars’ >>
* A Washing Machine That Recycles Its Own Water >>

* Apple buys motion-capture company that worked on ‘Star Wars’ >>
* Designer Releases A 3D-Printed Revolver >>
* Singing Glasses >>

* Spacecraft that will put Einstein to the test ready for lift-off >>
* The DxO One Turns Your iPhone Into a DSLR >>
* Rock stethoscope to control mining accidents >>

* Mystery of ‘missing’ carbon on Mars decoded >>
* Largest animal cloning factory can save species, says Chinese founder >>
* Scientists say this surprising trait could make men more attractive to women >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 25 November 2015

November 25, 2015 Leave a comment

* Blue Origin Beats Spacex In Landing Reusable Rocket >>
* ‘Gene drive’ mosquitoes could end malaria once and for all >>

* Circuit Board Tattoos That Actually Work Will Bring Your Cyborg Fantasies To Life >>
* “Plant Lamps” Turn Dirt and Vegetation into a Power Source >>

* Rowing robot powers itself by gulping dirty water >>
* Algorithm Predicts Relationship Success Through Couples’ Tone Of Voice >>
* Earth may have dark matter ‘hairs’ sticking out of it, suggests Nasa study >>

* The Case of the Disappearing Quasars >>
* Decoding a Baby’s Genome in 26 Hours >>
* With This Genetic Engineering Technology, There’s No Turning Back >>

* An All Wind, Water, and Solar Grid Will Be Stable Without Batteries >>
* Real-Time Traffic Cameras Could Make Me Actually Use Bing Maps >>

* Gut Bacteria Signal Your Brain When They’re Full >>
* ‘Roblox’ Top Developers Make $20,000 A Month, Now Coming To Xbox One >>
* Google to launch ‘Star Wars’ virtual reality experience on Cardboard >>

* Mars might have a ring like Saturn’s in 20 million years >>
* Walmart’s $10 Smartphone Has Better Specs Than the Original iPhone >>

* The Quest for the Ultimate Vacuum Tube >>
* Largest diamond in a hundred years found >>
* Bezos New Sheppard rocket lands after 60 mile suborbital space mission demonstrating reusability >>

* Perovskite Nanoplatelets Yield Bright LEDs >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day; Aurora over Clouds >>
* Despite Its Status as a Chip Powerhouse, Taiwan Neglects Supercomputing >>

* Your Doctor Doesn’t Want to Hear About Your Fitness-Tracker Data >>
* Quantum entanglement achieved at room temperature in macroscopic semiconductor wafers >>
* Physicists plan a miniaturized particle accelerator prototype in five years >>

* China may have made breakthroughs with aircraft carrier electromagnetic launch and railgun technology >>
* Storing solar, wind, and water energy underground could replace burning fuel >>
* Space telescopes launching in 2017 and 2018 will mean a lot more exoplanet discoveries and mearsuring their atmospheres >>

* DARPA seeking novel mathematical frameworks for understanding and representing complexity >>
* 3d printed microparticles >>
* Netflix is rebooting Lost In Space >>

* $399 3D printer is disappointing in all dimensions >>
* Google Previews Android Studio 2.0 >>
* ‘Gene Drive’ Mosquitoes Engineered to Fight Malaria >>

* Vocal Cords Bioengineered from Starter Cells >>
* The best Internet-TV streaming devices, from $20 to $200 >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 24 November 2015

November 24, 2015 Leave a comment

* New method removes nanoparticles from blood with ease >>
* New method can identify gender from a fingerprint >>
* Google secretly invented a Star Trek-style communicator badge >>

* VR brings fresh perspective to journalism >>
* The virtual reality wars are heating up >>
* Google made a ‘Star Trek’-inspired wearable — and then killed it >>

* Scientists create serotonin-releasing neurons from human skin cells >>
* ‘Resurrection plants’ offer hope as climate turns hostile >>
* Smart sensor detects single molecule in chemical compounds >>

* 10 Early Stage Technology Innovations Point to Future >>
* The Future of Flying Robots >>
* Origin of Earth’s First Species –A New Theory >>

* Orion’s Belt Holds More Than 3 Stars | Video >>
* Mining the Solar System –Will it Spawn the Next Google? >>
* The 3 Most Futuristic Talks at IAC 2015 >>

* Meteor Showers on Mercury May Explain Astronomical Puzzle >>
* Diamond Nanothreads Could Support Space Elevator >>
* A Gyroscope Jetpack for Astronauts >>

* DRAM’s Damning Defects—and How They Cripple Computers >>
* A 212-Hour Exposure of Orion >>

* Our Visit to the Mind-Blowingly Realistic Spaceship Sets of Syfy’s The Expanse >>
* This Slow-Motion Fire Tornado Is the Prettiest Damn Thing You’ll See All Day >>

* HUMAI WANTS TO RESURRECT HUMANS WITHIN 30 YEARS >>
* Physicists Can Now Achieve Quantum Entanglement at Room Temperature >>
* This New Ocean Simulator Will Test Marine Engineering to Destruction >>

* The Future Of Archaeology Is Not Digging Anything Up >>
* TWENTY PREDICTIONS FOR THE NEXT 20 YEARS >>
* Giphy Cam 2.0 Lets You Import Pictures And Videos From Your Camera Roll >>

* For Star Wars fans, old and new >>
* How data is saving the retail industry >>
* An emerging American trend is terrifying news for Macy’s, Kohl’s, and JC Penney >>

* Samsung Gear VR ad offers a peek into the world of virtual reality >>
* George Lucas: “I’m Done With Star Wars” >>
* Black hole batteries could power mysterious radio bursts >>

* Bionic Roses Implanted with Electronic Circuits >>
* NEW DRUG RECRUITS STEM CELLS TO HEAL BONES >>
* CAMERA PROTOTYPE IS THINNER THAN A DIME >>

* Hoverboard is the hottest, hardest-to-get gift for holidays >>
* LG WM5000HVA Washing Machine Review >>

* New method removes nanoparticles from blood with ease >>
* Agriculture Linked to DNA Changes in Ancient Europe >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 23 November 2015

November 23, 2015 Leave a comment

* Microwave-Powered Rockets Would Slash Cost of Reaching Orbit >>
* Genetically Engineered Salmon Approved for Consumption >>
* A New Sensor Can Sniff Out Gold Inside Space Rocks >>

* Spacex Will Fly Astronauts To The Space Station In 2017 >>
* Researchers Grow Vocal Cord Tissue That Can ‘Talk’ >>
* Skin Lets These Fish Do A Vanishing Act >>

* Researchers Teaching Robots How to Best Reject Orders from Humans >>
* Pigeons taught to diagnose breast cancer on X-rays >>

* New Balance unveils first ever 3D printed running shoe >>
* One in two 45-year-olds will get pre-diabetic high blood sugar >>
* Chocolate pill: It’s all benefit, no fun >>

* Artificial pancreas performed well in humans in US >>
* New ‘biogel’ may help treat cancer >>
* This NASA Technology Will Help Fight Wildfires from Space >>

* Why the ‘moonshot project’ that Google just launched could be such a big deal >>
* The world’s first robot kitchen is coming >>
* Scientists may soon be able to ‘cut and paste’ DNA to cure deadly diseases and design perfect babies >>

* Scientists Create Electronic Circuits In Living Roses >>
* The Information Theory of Life >>

* Windows Turns 30: A History, Told Through Microsoft’s Terrible Ads >>
* MIT creates vital signs sensor you can swallow >>
* Researchers Create Plant-Circuit Hybrid >>

* 100 Years Of General Relativity: Why Einstein Still Stands >>
* Microsoft And Volvo Bring Augmented Reality To Car Shopping >>
* Yoga may benefit men with prostate cancer, study finds >>

* Facebook Shifts Switch to 100G >>
* Ten 3D Printable Things – Awesome Beginner 3D Printable Robotics Projects >>
* XAIR-Robotics Creates First 3D Printed Solid Fuel Rocket Engine >>

* Gillmor Gang: Shelf Space >>
* Google Glass helps cardiologists complete difficult coronary artery blockage surgery >>
* Gestures Are Defining Apple Watch >>

* Cheap DNA Sequencing Is Here. Writing DNA Is Next >>
* CERN: Accelerating the Search for Supersymmetry –“A New Physics Beyond the Standard Model” >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Nov. 20, 2015: Miguel Drake-McLaughlin, Director of Sky Line >>

* Wearable Blast gauges are current military wearable electronics and future is ultrasound, nanoparticles and optogenetics to control nerves and pain >>
* New glasses and liquid cooling will enable Exawatt lasers path to near term commercial nuclear fusion >>

* Generating kilotesla magnetic fields with petawatt lasers >>
* A sensory illusion that makes yeast cells self-destruct >>
* Researchers discover signaling molecule that helps neurons find their way in the developing brain >>

* Testing Einstein’s Theories With Satellites Stuck in Eccentric Orbits >>
* New Production Method Could Make Graphene 100 Times Cheaper to Manufacture >>
* Rewired Rose Plant Becomes Living Cyborg >>

* Browser Plug-in Punches an Unfixable Hole in China’s Great Firewall >>
* Russia will supply 24 multirole Su-35 fighters to China >>
* Four New Ways to Chill Computer Chips >>

* California Says This Time, For Sure, It Will Issue Rules on Driverless Cars >>
* Promise and Peril of Gene drive >>
* Growing functional vocal cords in the lab >>

* Pigeons diagnose breast cancer on X-rays as well as radiologists >>
* This Glowing Rock Wants to Monitor Your Internet of Things >>
* The Machine-Vision Algorithm for Analyzing Children’s Drawings >>

* Our Future Space Elevator May Be Built of Diamond >>

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