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Monday, January 31, 2011

Prosthetics that feel Amputees with rerouted 'sense of touch' view new limbs as part of body By Laura Sanders

http://sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/69296/title/Prosthetics_that_feel

Cheap, Clean Ways to Produce Hydrogen for Use in Fuel Cells? A Dash of Disorder Yields a Very Efficient Photocatalyst

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128165212.htm

Scientists Unlock the 'Gates' on Sudden Cardiac Death

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128095049.htm

GRIN Plasmonics: A Practical Path to Superfast Computing, Ultrapowerful Optical Microscopy and Invisibility Carpet-Cloaking Devices

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124184434.htm

A Clearer Picture of How Rivers and Deltas Develop

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125084407.htm

New Era of Advances in Brain Research: As Recording Technology Rapidly Improves, Neurons Give Up Their Secrets Cell by Cell

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126121458.htm

Gene 'Relocation' Key to Most Evolutionary Change in Bacteria

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127205845.htm

Powerful New Painkiller With No Apparent Side Effects or Addictive Qualities, May Be Ready in a Year

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128145937.htm

Regenerative Medicine Advance: New 'Cocktails' Support Long-Term Maintenance of Human Embryonic Stem Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125141822.htm

Celiac Disease and Crohn's Disease Share Part of Their Genetic Background

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127205840.htm

Wheat Resistance Genes Failing, New Approach Needed to Stop Flies

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124162714.htm

Retired NFL Players Misuse Painkillers More Than General Population, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128075542.htm

EPA WARNS PUBLIC ABOUT MERCURY HAZARDS IN CFL LIGHT BULBS

http://www.newswithviews.com/Peterson/rosalind129.htm

Bronze age Rock Engravings found in Norway

http://www.thumbnailhistories.com/news/bronze-age-rock-engravings-found-in-norway

Next Gen Biological Computers Use Gold And DNA

http://nwotruth.com/next-gen-biological-computers-use-gold-and-dna/

Our Molecular Future: How Nanotechnology, Robotics, Genetics and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Our World

http://www.nanocomposites.net/our-molecular-future-how-nanotechnology-robotics-genetics-and-artificial-intelligence-will-transform-our-world/

Live baby dinosaur discovered in New Zealand

http://www.helium.com/items/2079800-live-baby-dinosaur-discovered-in-new-zealand

US Objects to Kilogram

http://science.slashdot.org/story/10/10/29/1915244/US-Objects-To-the-Kilogram

Jeopardy, IBM, and Wolfram|Alpha

http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2011/01/jeopardy-ibm-and-wolframalpha/

Future cars to decide if driver is drunk

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/auto/automobiles/future-cars-to-decide-if-driver-is-drunk/articleshow/7390187.cms

How the Brain Tells Time

http://bigthink.com/idea_feed_items/4584

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Gazing Afar for Other Earths, and Other Beings By DENNIS OVERBYE

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/31/science/space/31planet.html

Cocaine Production Increases Destruction of Colombia’s Rainforests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128144723.htm

Learn More Quickly by Transcranial Magnetic Brain Stimulation, Study in Rats Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128121629.htm

Mini-Strokes Leave 'Hidden' Brain Damage

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128095042.htm

Growth Spurt? 'Catch-Up' Growth Signals Revealed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128095040.htm

New Glasses Change Lens Color on the Fly

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128095047.htm

Presence of Peers Heightens Teens' Sensitivity to Rewards of a Risk

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128113428.htm

DNA Caught Rock 'N Rollin': On Rare Occasions DNA Dances Itself Into a Different Shape

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128104244.htm

More Frequent Drought Likely in Eastern Africa

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128113426.htm

Can Bad Taste in Music Ruin a Relationship?: Scientific Study Finds Music Predicts Sexual Attraction By Kristina Benson

http://blogs.laweekly.com/westcoastsound/2011/01/why_were_sexually_attracted_to.php

Viral Weekend: Watch a Gorilla Walk Like a Human (video)

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1w6UJR/newsfeed.time.com/2011/01/30/for-weekend-viral-weekend-watch-a-gorilla-walk-like-a-human/

The AIDS epidemic is just beginning BY DAVID HOROWITZ

http://www.newsrealblog.com/2011/01/30/the-aids-epidemic-is-just-beginning/

Potentially fatal superbug hits England

http://www.helium.com/items/2079724-potentially-fatal-superbug-hits-england

Obama vows to ‘spark innovation’ in US

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/01/obama-vows-spark-innovation/

Why ARE women's breasts getting bigger? The answers may disturb you... By RACHEL PORTER

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1350919/Why-ARE-womens-breasts-getting-bigger-The-answers-disturb-.html

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Novel Surgery Removes Rare Tumor, Rebuilds Trachea

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128104246.htm

Social Networking Provides Insights Into Leadership, Trust and Mobility

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128121634.htm

Touchscreens Made of Carbon

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127090156.htm

New Transistor for Plastic Electronics Exhibits the Best of Both Worlds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127101323.htm

New Training Instrument Allows Surgeon to Feel Grasp Force in Keyhole Surgery

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124111146.htm

Infants Ascribe Social Dominance to Larger Individuals

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127141653.htm

Global Eruption Rocks the Sun: Scientists Re-Evaluate Ideas About Solar Storms

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101213154631.htm

Smoking Widespread Among Youth With Diabetes, Raising Heart Disease Risk

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101206093741.htm

Air Above Dead Sea Contains Very High Levels of Oxidized Mercury

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101129111824.htm

The Oscar Curse? Oscar Win for Best Actress Increases the Risk of Divorce, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128121632.htm

Cow Rumen Enzymes for Better Biofuels

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127141705.htm

Exposure to Worm Infection in the Womb May Protect Against Eczema, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128095035.htm

Understanding the Human Neurosystem by Researching Locust Brains

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101129131812.htm

Perception of Time Spent With Fathers Can Lead to Bullying

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110128144324.htm

Next-Generation Supercomputers Supercomputers are now running our search engines and social networks. But the heady days of stunning performance increases are over

http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/hardware/nextgeneration-supercomputers/0

White House outlines ambitious plan to get 1M electric cars on road by 2015

http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/white-house-outlines-ambitious-plan-get-1m-el

Physicists call for alien messaging protocol

http://www.itnews.com.au/News/246346,physicists-call-for-alien-messaging-protocol.aspx

What Is a Galaxy? by Jon Cartwright

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2011/01/what-is-a-galaxy.html?ref=hp

Malaysia Releases 6,000 Genetically Modified Mosquitoes into the Wild

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-01/malaysia-releases-6000-genetically-modified-mosquitoes-wild

'James Bond' volcano erupts in Japan

http://www.helium.com/items/2078467-james-bond-volcano-erupts-in-japan

Astronomers now predict killer asteroid will hit Earth 2036

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/082826-2011-01-28-astronomers-now-predict-killer-asteroid-will-hit-earth-2036.htm

A New Measure of Intelligence

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/082845-2011-01-29-a-new-measure-of-intelligence.htm

Super Metallic Glass Created

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/082846-2011-01-29-super-metallic-glass-created.htm

Sebtal on Big Science Fusion

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/082847-2011-01-29-sebtal-on-big-science-fusion.htm

Will Small Step for Robots Lead to Giant Leap for Robotkind? (video)

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/science/july-dec10/robots_10-29.html

A Time-Lapse Movie Shot Inside the Brain A tiny endoscope keeps watch over a particular spot in the brain as it develops, or degenerates with disease.

http://www.technologyreview.com/biomedicine/28828/?nlid=4048

The Difference Engine: No more addresses

http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2011/01/internet_architecture

The Backlash Against Microcredit

http://bigthink.com/idea_feed_items/4559

Robots Are Emotion Machines

http://bigthink.com/idea_feed_items/4562

New paleo reconstruction shows warmer periods in Alaska over the past 3000 years

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2011/01/29/new-paleo-reconstruction-shows-warmer-periods-in-alaska-over-the-past-3000-years/

Friday, January 28, 2011

How Bacteria Keep Ahead of Vaccines and Antibiotics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127141655.htm

Membrane Molecule Keeps Nerve Impulses Hopping

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126131904.htm

Nanowires Exhibit Giant Piezoelectricity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126091441.htm

Production of Plant Pollen Is Regulated by Several Signalling Pathways

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126081514.htm

Women in Congress Outperform Men on Some Measures, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125091828.htm

First Large-Scale, Physics-Based Space Weather Model Transitions Into Operation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127131133.htm

Mother's Happier When Babies Are Six Months Old Than When Three Years Old, Norwegian Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127101320.htm

Brain 'GPS' Illuminated in Migratory Monarch Butterflies

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126121450.htm

Physics for Financial Markets

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127090449.htm

Graphene and 'Spintronics' Combo Looks Promising

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125172416.htm

NSAID Receptor Responsible for Olive Oil's 'Cough' and More

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110118180514.htm

Fluorescent Color of Coral Larvae Predicts Whether They'll Settle or Swim; Finding Could Help Scientists Monitor How Corals Adapt to Global Warming

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126081655.htm

Agave Fuels Excitement as a Bioenergy Crop

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126121102.htm

Potential 'Cure' for Type 1 Diabetes?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126161835.htm

New Lab-on-Chip Advance Uses Low-Cost, Disposable Paper Strips

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125172410.htm

HIV Causes Rapid Aging in Key Infection-Fighting Cells, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127090622.htm

Soap Films Help to Solve Mathematical Problems

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125123235.htm

Eight Percent of Fans Legally Drunk After Attending Professional Sports Games, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110118161359.htm

Ancient Body Clock Discovered That Helps Keep All Living Things on Time

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126131540.htm

Gender and Hygiene: Could Cleanliness Be Hurting Girls?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126144528.htm

Household Bugs: A Risk to Human Health?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126081706.htm

World Can Be Powered by Alternative Energy, Using Today's Technology, in 20-40 Years, Experts Say

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126091443.htm

Natural Growth Factor Enhances Memory, Prevents Forgetting in Rats

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126131534.htm

Traffic Noise Increases the Risk of Having a Stroke, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126081700.htm

Nervous System as a 3-D Map: First Complete Map of Special Connections of Nerve Cells in Zebrafish

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126081512.htm

Humans May Have Left Africa Earlier than Thought New Evidence Suggests Early Humans Exited Africa Much Earlier Than Thought, Entering An Arabian Savannah

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/01/27/tech/main7290378.shtml

Jesus image appearing on moon ignites doomsday fears in India

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/082751-2011-01-27-jesus-image-appearing-on-moon-ignites-doomsday-fears-in-india.htm

Quantum entanglement might cross 'time barrier'

http://www.helium.com/items/2077775-quantum-entanglement-might-cross-time-barrier

How To Genetically Modify a Seed, Step By Step

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-01/life-cycle-genetically-modified-seed

Ferns Versus Terrorists: Engineered Proteins Turn Airport Plants Into Bomb Detectors

http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2011-01/engineered-plant-proteins-turn-airport-ferns-terror-foiling-bomb-detectors

Microbe 34,000 Years Old

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/01/microbe-34000-years-old.html

Genetically modified mosquitoes released to combat dengue

http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/303037

Ford Building Cars That Talk To Other Cars

http://mobile.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/01/26/233204

Sony Reveals the Next Generation Portable Console

http://games.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/01/27/1432205

Volkswagen Unveils 313 MPG XL1, Slates Production For 2013

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/01/27/206227

Thursday, January 27, 2011

A MOON OF SATURN MIGHT HAVE A CARBONATED OCEAN - WITH LIFE...

http://astuteblogger.blogspot.com/2011/01/moon-of-saturn-might-have-carbonated.html

Nanotech Milling Produces Dramatic Increase in Thermoelectric Performance of Bulk Semiconductor

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125172414.htm

Jupiter Scar Likely from Titanic-Sized Asteroid

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126171852.htm

'Hidden Plumbing' Helps Slow Greenland Ice Flow: Hotter Summers May Actually Slow Down Flow of Glaciers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126131538.htm

Mediator of Blood Pressure Regulation in the Liver Identified; Pressor Reflex Triggered Simply by Drinking Water

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126121500.htm

How Strong Is the Weak Force? New Measurement of the Muon Lifetime

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125131450.htm

Chemists Turn Gold to Purple -- On Purpose: Color Change Confirms a New Way to Harvest Energy from Sunlight

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126150949.htm

Mercury in Bay Area Fish a Legacy of California Mining

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125123239.htm

No Leftovers for Tyrannosaurus Rex: New Evidence That T. Rex Was Hunter, Not Scavenger

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126081714.htm

Eating Poorly Can Make You Blue: Trans-Fats Increase Risk of Depression, While Olive Oil Helps Avoid Risk

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126171451.htm

Most Distant Galaxy Candidate Yet Seen: Hubble Sees Farther Back in Time Than Ever Before

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126131711.htm

Discovery of a Biochemical Basis for Broccoli's Cancer-Fighting Ability

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126131906.htm

Infiltrating Cancer's Recruitment Center: How Beneficial Cells Are Subverted to Support Cancer Growth

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126101953.htm

Orangutan DNA More Diverse Than Human's, Remarkably Stable Through the Ages

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126131536.htm

Genetic Archaeology Finds Parts of Human Genome More Closely Related to Orangutans Than Chimps

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126131548.htm

'Undead' May Influence Biodiversity, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126121740.htm

Centuries of Sailors Weren't Wrong: Looking at the Horizon Stabilizes Posture

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126121736.htm

Hot Flushes Are Linked With a Significant Reduction in Breast Cancer Risk, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125172420.htm

Use of Antidepressant Associated With Reduction in Menopausal Hot Flashes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110118161403.htm

Evolution by Mistake: Major Driving Force Comes from How Organisms Cope With Errors at Cellular Level

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125172418.htm

Practical Full-Spectrum Solar Cell Comes Closer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125141810.htm

Soldiers’ Brains Adapt to Perceived Threat During Mission

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110119095456.htm

Armchair Nanoribbons Made Into Spintronic Device

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125172412.htm

Genetic Origin of Cultivated Citrus Determined: Researchers Find Evidence of Origins of Orange, Lime, Lemon, Grapefruit, Other Citrus Species

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110118101600.htm

Eating Poorly Can Make You Blue: Trans-Fats Increase Risk of Depression, While Olive Oil Helps Avoid Risk

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110126171451.htm

Growth-factor-containing nanoparticles accelerate healing of chronic wounds

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-01-growth-factor-containing-nanoparticles-chronic-wounds.html

Gender and hygiene: Could cleanliness be hurting girls?

http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-01-gender-hygiene-cleanliness-girls.html

Where Are the Women in Tech, You Ask?

http://adage.com/digitalnext/post?article_id=148496

Time Travel: Back to the Future could one day become reality By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/369.html

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Does the Moon Have Military Value?

http://science.slashdot.org/story/11/01/26/0011235/Does-the-Moon-Have-Military-Value

Ancient Puzzle Gets New Lease on 'Geomagical' Life

http://games.slashdot.org/story/11/01/26/0222202/Ancient-Puzzle-Gets-New-Lease-on-Geomagical-Life

DOJ Seeks Mandatory Data Retention For ISPs

http://yro.slashdot.org/story/11/01/26/0418200/DOJ-Seeks-Mandatory-Data-Retention-For-ISPs

British woman 'cured' of deep depression by pioneering surgery A British nurse who had a long battle with depression has become the first person in the world to benefit from life-changing neurosurgery.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8279576/British-woman-cured-of-deep-depression-by-pioneering-surgery.html

Japanese scientists seek to harness solar power in space Japanese scientists are to explore how to generate solar power from space using satellites.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/8277780/Japanese-scientists-seek-to-harness-solar-power-in-space.html

Plastic artificial retina is a hit with nerve cells

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20031-plastic-artificial-retina-is-a-hit-with-nerve-cells.html

New Materials May Bring Advanced Optical Technologies, Cloaking

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125104143.htm

Van-Der-Waals Force Up Close: Physicists Take New Look at the Atom

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125172422.htm

New TB Vaccine Provides Stronger, Longer-Lasting Protection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125111002.htm

Chemists Document Workings of Key Staph Enzyme -- And How to Block It

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110118143230.htm

Unfolding Pathogenesis in Parkinson’s: Breakthrough Suggests Damaged Proteins Travel Between Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110119084751.htm

'Green' Chemistry Extraction Method Developed for Hot Capsicum Fruit

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110118101558.htm

No Longer Just a Spectator, Silicon Oxide Gets Into the Electronics Action on Computer Chips

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110119120554.htm

Migraines and Headaches Present No Risk to Cognitive Function, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110119120400.htm

Human-Made DNA Sequences Made Easy: New Method for Rapidly Producing Protein-Polymers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125152518.htm

'Breast on a Chip': Researchers Create 'Engineered Organ' Model for Breast Cancer Research

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124184430.htm

Time Machine for Climate Scientists: Earth's Extreme Weather Events Since 1871 Reanalyzed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124195615.htm

The Language of Young Love: The Ways Couples Talk Can Predict Relationship Success

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125104141.htm

Caffeine Energizes Cells, Boosting Virus Production for Gene Therapy Applications

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125160854.htm

Dynamic Systems in Living Cells Break the Rules

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125160847.htm

Spiral Galaxy: First Light for VIRUS-W Spectrograph

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125084401.htm

Mathematicians Use Cell 'Profiling' to Detect Abnormalities -- Including Cancer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125141827.htm

People Aren't Born Afraid of Spiders and Snakes: Fear Is Quickly Learned During Infancy

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124111144.htm

Asian Tiger Numbers Could Triple If Large-Scale Landscapes Are Protected

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125084517.htm

Bartenders May Have Role in Assisting Troubled War Veterans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125141815.htm

Voiding Defects: New Technique Makes LED Lighting More Efficient

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125123237.htm

Rhythmic Vibrations Guide Caste Development in Social Wasps

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124162633.htm

Rogue Storm System Caused Pakistan Floods That Left Millions Homeless

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125091826.htm

Workers Most Invested in Their Jobs Have Highest Stress Levels

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110125084540.htm

Mathematical Model Explains How Complex Societies Emerge, Collapse

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110119151816.htm

Chopin's Hallucinations Were Probably Caused by Epilepsy, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124195620.htm

First-Ever Global Map of Surface Permeability Informs Water Supply, Climate Modelling

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124091245.htm

First Single-Fingered Dinosaur Discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124151717.htm

Childhood Self-Control Predicts Adult Health and Wealth

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124151711.htm

World's Biggest Extinction Event: Massive Volcanic Eruption, Burning Coal and Accelerated Greenhouse Gas Choked out Life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110123131014.htm

Uncovering the Trail Behind Growing Too Old, Too Soon

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124102948.htm

Cell Death Pathway Linked to Mitochondrial Fusion

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124162712.htm

Jets Implicated in Solar Riddle

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/01/jets-implicated-in-solar-riddle.html

3D Cinema Doesn't Work and Never Will

http://entertainment.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/01/25/2231254

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

'Universal' Memory Aims To Replace Flash/DRAM

http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/11/01/25/019201/Universal-Memory-Aims-To-Replace-FlashDRAM

The Rise and Rise of the Cognitive Elite

http://news.slashdot.org/story/11/01/25/0515212/The-Rise-and-Rise-of-the-Cognitive-Elite

Dangerous Environments 'Make Parents More Caring,' Researchers Find

http://historyscoper-islamwatch.blogspot.com/2011/01/dangerous-environments-make-parents.html

A New Way to Control 'Superweeds': Two Bacterial Enzymes Confer Resistance to Common Herbicide

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110121202200.htm

Persistent Drought to Linger Across Southern United States

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110122105606.htm

Defense Mechanism Against Bacteria and Fungi Deciphered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110121144003.htm

With Cloud Computing, the Mathematics of Evolution May Get Easier to Learn

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Insect Eyes Inspire Improved Solar Cells: Anti-Reflective Film Based on Moth Eyes Increases Efficiency of Photovoltaics

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Like Humans, Amoebae Pack a Lunch Before They Travel

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Salty Evolution: Previously Unknown Central Metabolic Pathway in Microorganisms Discovered

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Highly Ordered Artificial Spin Ice Created Using Nanotechnology

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Simple, Ingenious Way to Create Lab-on-a-Chip Devices Could Become a Model for Teaching and Research

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110120151635.htm

No Direct Link Between Black Holes and Dark Matter, Scientists Find

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Data Matrix Codes Used to Catalogue Archaeological Heritage

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Fundamental Property of How Water and Other Liquids Move at Different Temperatures

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Wave-Generated 'White Hole' Boosts Hawking Radiation Theory, Physicists Find

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Challenging the Limits of Learning: Linguist Measures the Human Mind Against the Yardstick of a Machine

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110119102748.htm

Astronomers Release the Largest Color Image of the Sky Ever Made

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Faster Early Development Might Have Its Costs, Study in Salamanders Suggests

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New Mortgage Design Would Minimize Home Foreclosures

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Out of Mind in a Matter of Seconds: Surprising Rate at Which Neuronal Networks in Cerebral Cortex Delete Sensory Information

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124090729.htm

Runaway Star Plows Through Space

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Deep Brain Stimulation May Help Hard-to-Control High Blood Pressure

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124162615.htm

Spiders Adjust Courtship Signals for Maximum Effect

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Cost to Treat Heart Disease in United States Will Triple by 2030

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124121545.htm

Unrealistic Optimism Appears Common in Early Cancer Trials and May Compromise Informed Consent

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124151723.htm

Humans' Critical Ability to Throw Long Distances Aided by an Illusion, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124073910.htm

Nanoworld in Color: Tiny Lens Arrays Can Record or Project Sharp Images

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Aquatic Food Web Tied to Land: Some Fish Are Made out of Maple Leaves

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110121150958.htm

Breakthrough in Understanding Hereditary Emphysema

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124081555.htm

How Does Anesthesia Disturb Self-Perception?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110119125314.htm

New Math Theories Reveal the Nature of Numbers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110120090950.htm

Better Learning Through Handwriting

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Unexpected Find Opens Up New Front in Effort to Stop HIV

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110123085455.htm

Curved Carbon for Electronics of the Future

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Study Predicts Risk of Memory Loss in Healthy, Older Adults

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110119120404.htm

NFL Linemen Recover from Back Surgery, and So Can You

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Function of Novel Molecule That Underlies Human Deafness Revealed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110121103746.htm

Weight Loss Plus Walking Essential for Older, Obese Adults

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124162625.htm

Obesity Linked to Economic Insecurity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110122112459.htm

Blocking Rogue Gene Could Stop Spread of Cancer, New Research Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110124073903.htm

Genetic Sequencing Alone Doesn't Offer a True Picture of Human Disease, Research Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110123131012.htm

FDA approves Viibyrd, a sex-friendly anti-depressant worth billions A newly approved antidepressant's formula for success has a little something to do with S-E-X BY PETER FINOCCHIARO

http://www.salon.com/life/sex/index.html?story=/mwt/feature/2011/01/24/viibyrd_depression_sex_fda

Is Science Fiction Getting More Conservative? Two legends and two newcomers weigh in - by Patrick Richardson

http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/is-science-fiction-getting-more-conservative/