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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Breakthrough: Instant Computer Memory

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39083

New Tablet Aims to Replace Desktops

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39084

Universal Battery Charger Fits Any Gadget

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39085

Brain Grown in a Dish

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39086

Olive Oil Really Reduces Stroke Risk

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092663-2011-06-30-olive-oil-really-reduces-stroke-risk.htm

Snacking Drives Overeating In U.S., Not Portion Sizes

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/29/snacking-drives-overeatin_n_887232.html

LSD Acid tests Research into hallucinogenic drugs begins to shake off decades of taboo

http://www.economist.com/node/18864332

Wallace and Gromit's world of invention (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=HSKyHmjyrkA

Potential treatment for sleeping sickness to be tested

http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-sleeping-sickness-20110629,0,3764329.story

Most distant quasar raises questions Extreme age challenges theories of black hole formation By Nadia Drake

http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/331980/description/Most_distant_quasar_raises_questions

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

OBAMA YOU'RE FIRED ! (video)

http://www.patriotactionnetwork.com/video/video/show?id=2600775%3AVideo%3A4505612

Lithium Prevents Parkinson's Brain Damage

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092602-2011-06-29-lithium-prevents-parkinsons-brain-damage.htm

Rajesh Rao: A Rosetta Stone for the Indus script

http://www.ted.com/talks/rajesh_rao_computing_a_rosetta_stone_for_the_indus_script.html

Emiliano Salinas: A civil response to violence

http://www.ted.com/talks/emiliano_salinas_a_civil_response_to_violence.html

How and Why We Must Colonize Mars

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39074

1,000 New Species Found in New Guinea

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39075

An Alien Encounter 20 Years Away? Daniel Honan

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39068

SEXUAL FREEDOM: THE NEXT FRONTIER - Ted Rall

http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ucru/20110624/cm_ucru/sexualfreedomthenextfrontier

Video: Why Is Russia Building 5000 More Nuclear Bomb Shelters In Moscow By The End Of 2012?

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2011/06/29/why-is-russia-building-5000-more-nuclear-bomb-shelters-in-moscow-by-the-end-of-2012/

Ancient “Solar Boat” Unearthed At Pyramids

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2011/06/29/ncient-solar-boat-unearthed-at-pyramids/

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Seeing the Light: Why Sun Exposure May Be Good for Your Eyes by Mark Sisson

http://lewrockwell.com/sisson/sisson66.1.html

How Dense Is a Cell? Combining Ancient Principle With New Technology, Researchers Devise New Way to Answer Question

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621114312.htm

Stem Cell Model Offers Clues to Cause of Inherited ALS

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621151456.htm

Strawberries Boost Red Blood Cells, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621074314.htm

Common Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriasis Medications Are Associated With Reduced Diabetes Risk

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621164723.htm

Quantum Leap: Magnetic Properties of a Single Proton Directly Observed for the First Time

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621101329.htm

Intensive-Dose Statin Therapy Associated With Increased Risk of Diabetes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621164708.htm

'Lover's Lane' for Birds Found in Arctic

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110310121026.htm

Yeast Genomes: Genetic Codes for Species of Yeasts Identified and Compared

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621164725.htm

Depression, Age, Other Factors Linked to Dependence After Stroke

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110314163427.htm

Forensics: Lamps and Spectrometers Used to Age Bruises Precisely

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110614083930.htm

Survival of the Weakest? Bacteria Develop Restraint for Survival in a Rock-Paper-Scissors Community

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620161304.htm

Device Could Improve Harvest of Stem Cells from Umbilical Cord Blood

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620122032.htm

Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated With Different Types of Obesity in Black and White Children

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110427091951.htm

Acrobatics for Anyons: New Test for Elusive Fundamental Particle Proposed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621131325.htm

Do Kids Prefer Playmates of Same Ethnicity?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621074310.htm

Earliest Art in the Americas: Ice Age Image of Mammoth or Mastodon Found in Florida

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621131334.htm

First Genetic Mutation Linked to Heart Failure in Pregnant Women

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621141853.htm

Blueberries Help Lab Rats Build Strong Bones

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621114143.htm

Shipwrecks No More: Recycling Old Boats

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110609083228.htm

Adulterated Cocaine Causing Serious Skin Reactions; With Up to 70 Percent Contaminated, Doctors Warn of Potential Public Health Epidemic

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620094427.htm

What Do We Pay Attention To?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621121321.htm

Can Humans Sense Earth's Magnetism? Human Retina Protein Can Function as Light-Sensitive Magnetic Sensor

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621121319.htm

Resveratrol Studies Confirms Potential Health Boost

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621114155.htm

'Smart Materials' That Make Proteins Form Crystals to Boost Research Into New Drugs

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620161213.htm

Marriage Improves Odds of Surviving Colon Cancer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621114157.htm

Seven New Species of Mammals Discovered in Philippines

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620122034.htm

Breakthrough in the Search for New Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621093315.htm

Natural Alzheimer's Weapon Suggests Better Treatment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620103858.htm

Keeping Bugs out of Software for Self-Driving Cars: Analysis Verifies Safety of Distributed Car Control System

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110621093313.htm

Husband's Employment Status Threatens Marriage, but Wife's Does Not, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620183244.htm

Millions With Peripheral Artery Disease Not Getting Vital Medications, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620161202.htm

Heart Disease: Stabalizing Vulnerable Plaques Could Wipe out Half of Coronary Events, Report Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110614084159.htm

Scientists Find Simple Way to Produce Graphene

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620161308.htm

Study Compares Two Types of Botulinum Toxin for Cosmetic Use

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620183236.htm

Quantum Cryptography: Perfect Eavesdropper Illustrates Overlooked Loophole in Secure Communications Technology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110614115031.htm

Energy Drinks Linked to Substance Use in Musicians, Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620183240.htm

The Growing Success of Seeing with Sound By Manfred Dworschak

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,768868,00.html

Rinderpest, Scourge of Cattle, Is Vanquished

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/28/health/28rinderpest.html

Scientists Growing Test-Tube Burger

http://www.delish.com/food/recalls-reviews/scientists-growing-test-tube-ground-beef-burger-in-lab?GT1=47001

The Rise and Rise of Algorithmic Love

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39059

Art + Technology = The Future

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39060

Wikipedia Catches Social Media Bug

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39062

School Reform: Rise of the Machines

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39016

New Media: Journalism by Numbers

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39063

Programmable matter can be morphed into nearly any object desired By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/391.html

Brain-inspired computing with nanoelectronic programmable synapses

http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=21804.php

New Stem Cell Research Could Aid in Battle Against Bulging Waistlines

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110616142905.htm

'Robots can save America', says Obama By Lewis Page

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/06/27/obama_robot_plan/

Dramatic New NASA Animation Depicts Next Mars Rover in Action

http://www.universetoday.com/87069/dramatic-new-nasa-animation-depicts-next-mars-rover-in-action/

Solar Sinter Project Turns the Desert's Free Abundance of Sand and Sun into 3-D-Printed Glass

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092503-2011-06-27-solar-sinter-project-turns-the-deserts-free-abundance-of-sand.htm

Acoustic Invisibility Cloak Makes Objects Unhearable

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092498-2011-06-27-acoustic-invisibility-cloak-makes-objects-unhearable.htm

Experiment Creates Advertisements to Sell Food to Monkeys

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092497-2011-06-27-experiment-creates-advertisements-to-sell-food-to-monkeys.htm

Researchers switch on genes with blue pulse By Jennifer Carpenter

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13892390

Edwin Hubble in translation trouble Amateur historians say famed astronomer may have censored a foreign rival. - Eugenie Samuel Reich

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110627/full/news.2011.385.html

Hope for premature babies with brain injuries Identification of key protein for nerve repair opens avenue for potential therapy - Erika Check Hayden

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110626/full/news.2011.383.html

Cut-and-paste therapy fixes mouse haemophilia All-in-one genetic repair kit treats disease inside the body - Janelle Weaver

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110626/full/news.2011.384.html

Software pinpoints cause of mystery genetic disorder Genome analysis tools speedily track down previously unknown mutation - Brendan Maher

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110623/full/news.2011.382.html

Gale Crater on target to become next Mars landing site Scientists recommend destination for roving science laboratory 'Curiosity' - Eric Hand

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110623/full/news.2011.380.html

Migration tracking reveals marine Serengeti Decade of tagging has mapped predatorial pathways in the north Pacific Ocean - Zoë Corbyn

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110622/full/news.2011.379.html

City living marks the brain Neuroscientists study social risk factor for mental illness - Alison Abbott

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110622/full/474429a.html

Monday, June 27, 2011

Genius of Einstein, Fourier Key to New Computer Vision That Mimics How Humans Perceive 3-D Shapes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620161310.htm

Every Second Counts When Performing CPR: Increase in Survival When AED Used Less Than 10 Seconds After CPR Pause

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620183238.htm

Fighting Massive Declines in Frog Populations With Bacteria and Fungicides

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620094856.htm

Need a Nap? Find Yourself a Hammock

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620122030.htm

Discoveries in Mitochondria Open New Field of Cancer Research

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620161306.htm

Mimicking Nature at the Nanoscale: Selective Transport Across a Biomimetic Nanopore

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620094557.htm

How the Immune System Responds to Hepatitis A Virus

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620161302.htm

Buzz Kills: No Amount of Alcohol Safe to Drive

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620103933.htm

Signaling Pathway Is 'Executive Software' of Airway Stem Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620151002.htm

Horse Blind Date Could Lead to Loss of Foal

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110329100123.htm

Production of Mustard Oils: On the Origin of an Enzyme

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110317102548.htm

Mining Helium-3 will Transform Dark Side of the Moon

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092466-2011-06-27-mining-helium-3-will-transform-dark-side-of-the-moon.htm

Fat Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain: Rats On High-Fat Diet Gained More Weight After Eating Low-Calorie Potato Chips Made With Fat Substitutes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620151005.htm

First Ever Drug to Treat ‘Celtic Gene’ In Cystic Fibrosis Sufferers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620095242.htm

Australia's Plasma Thruster Could Get a Space Trial as Soon as 2013

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092444-2011-06-27-australias-plasma-thruster-could-get-a-space-trial-as-soon.htm

Enzymes Will Play a Key Role in Development of Sustainable Society, Expert Says

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110502092249.htm

Discovery of Parathyroid Glow Promises to Reduce Endocrine Surgery Risk

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620133140.htm

Inducing Labor Is Not Associated With Higher Rates of Cesarean Sections, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620112114.htm

'My Dishwasher Is Trying to Kill Me': New Research Finds Harmful Fungal Pathogens Living in Dishwasher Seals

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620133138.htm

Shock and Recall: Negative Emotion May Enhance Memory

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620094601.htm

Ancient Mycenaean Fortress Uncovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620103852.htm

Proteins Used to Map the Aging Process

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620094553.htm

Improving LED Lighting

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620095238.htm

Genetic Mutation Linked to Asbestos Exposure, Mouse Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110615094518.htm

Self-Assembling Electronic Nano-Components

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620094900.htm

Could Bacterial Predator Be Harnessed to Mop Up Biofilms?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110617184857.htm

Careless Behaviour of Cloud Users Leads to Crucial Security Threats, Experts Find

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110620095240.htm

Human Vaccine Used to Cure Prostate Cancer in Mice

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110619133456.htm

Cholesterol Boosts Antibiotic Resistance in H. Pylori

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110617184937.htm

Team Reports Scalable Fabrication of Self-Aligned Graphene Transistors, Circuits

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110617110710.htm

Surroundings Matter: Researchers Engineer the Environment for Stem Cell Development to Control Differentiation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110616142716.htm

New Insights On an Old Material Will Enable Design of Better Polymer Batteries, Water Purification

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110619133512.htm

Early Experience Found Critical for Language Development

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110617081541.htm

How Gasoline Prices Are Formed

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39044

Deep History of Coconuts Decoded: Origins of Cultivation, Ancient Trade Routes, and Colonization of the Americas

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110624142037.htm

The History of Computing [Infographic]

http://thenextweb.com/shareables/2011/06/27/the-history-of-computing-infographic/

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Podcast: Islamophobia In Europe

http://islamineurope.blogspot.com/2011/06/podcast-islamophobia-in-europe.html

Austria: New draft bill against hate preachers

http://islamineurope.blogspot.com/2011/06/austria-new-draft-bill-against-hate.html

Antwerp: Sharia police patrols against gays, girls in short skirts

http://islamineurope.blogspot.com/2011/06/antwerp-sharia-police-patrols-against.html

Diabetes rate 'doubles' - Imperial College and Harvard research suggests

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13917263

What You Learned About Static Electricity Is Wrong

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092401-2011-06-25-what-you-learned-about-static-electricity-is-wrong.htm

E. Coli: Some Answers, Many Questions Still

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092402-2011-06-25-e-coli-some-answers-many-questions-still.htm

How to Make a Clock Run for 10,000 Years

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092393-2011-06-25-how-to-make-a-clock-run-for-10-000-years.htm

Spy-Like Sunglasses Shoot and Share Videos

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092383-2011-06-25-spy-like-sunglasses-shoot-and-share-videos.htm

Years After Crash Landing in 2004, NASA's Genesis Reveals Data About Solar Chemistry

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092382-2011-06-25-years-after-crash-landing-in-2004-nasas-genesis-reveals-data.htm

Could Wikipedia Become a Supercomputer?

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/25/1817217

How Law Would Work Without Free Will

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39032

The Compassion of Cognitive Science

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39034

How Competition Builds Memory

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39036

That's a bit flash! The camera that lets you focus AFTER you've taken the picture

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2007874/Thats-bit-flash-The-camera-lets-focus-AFTER-youve-taken-picture.html

The new vehicle set to revolutionise the skies

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12110386

Tiny electric plane unveiled

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13917521

Standing the test of time: Amazon.com founder's plan to leave behind clock that will tick for 10,000 years in remote mountain

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2007577/Amazon-founder-Jeff-Bezoss-plan-leave-clock-tick-10-000-years-Texas.html

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Can a $625 Cookbook Change the Way We Eat? - Megan Erickson

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39017

Some Cell Phones Emit More Radiation

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39026

Fat Substitutes Make You Fatter

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39023

Diabetes Cures Found?

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39021

Thinking of Publishing Your Own $0.99 Kindle Book?

http://linux.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/23/1928237

11-Year-Old Pilots 1,325 MPG Concept Car

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/23/1931201

Human Genome Contaminated With Mycoplasma DNA

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/23/1756244

A Generation of Software Patents Examined

http://yro.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/23/1742209

Expense and Uncertainty Plague 'Fair Use' Defense

http://entertainment.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/23/1635211

FBI Shuts Down Major Scareware Gang

http://yro.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/23/1618227

The History of the Videophone In Sci-Fi

http://idle.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/23/1518216

Tesla Will Discontinue the Roadster

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/23/159221

The 500-Year History of Contact Lenses

http://gizmodo.com/5814859/the-500+year-history-of-contact-lenses

Privately Built SpaceShipTwo Keeps Passing Glide Tests with Flying Colors

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092350-2011-06-24-privately-built-spaceshiptwo-keeps-passing-glide-tests-with-flying-colors.htm

ISS Will Broadcast First Streaming HD Video of Earth

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092351-2011-06-24-iss-will-broadcast-first-streaming-hd-video-of-earth.htm

Homemade 'Mars In a Bottle' Tortures Bacteria

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/24/0048225

Volkswagon Shows Off Self-Driving Auto-Pilot For Cars

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/24/1243234

Dying Star Betelgeuse Spews Fiery Nebula

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/24/1542249

Caltech Scientists Measure Dinosaur Body Temp

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/24/172208

Fingertip Mouse Fits On a Ring

http://hardware.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/24/2120243

Data-Mining Ban Struck Down By US Supreme Court

http://yro.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/24/0433223

Friday, June 24, 2011

Australia's Plasma Thruster Could Get a Space Trial as Soon as 2013

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092302-2011-06-23-australias-plasma-thruster-could-get-a-space-trial-as-soon.htm

Nevada Is the First State to Pass Driverless Car Legislation, Paving the Way for Autonomous Autos

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092301-2011-06-23-nevada-is-the-first-state-to-pass-driverless-car-legislation.htm

L.A. Jail Uses 'Assault Intervention Device' on Inmates

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092311-2011-06-23-l-a-jail-uses-assault-intervention-device-on-inmates.htm

Sleep on it Scientists invent a method to control the timing and duration of sleep in fruit flies and find that snoozing helps form long-term memories By Megan Scudellari

http://the-scientist.com/2011/06/23/sleep-on-it/

Potatoes bad, nuts good for staying slim, Harvard study finds

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/potatoes-bad-nuts-good-for-staying-slim-harvard-study-finds/2011/06/17/AGRWmIgH_story.html

Type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed 'can be reversed'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13887909

Self-Publishing Writer Becomes Million-Seller by Emma Barnett and Richard Alleyne

http://lewrockwell.com/spl3/self-publishing-writer-million-seller.html

Thursday, June 23, 2011

A Completely New Kind of Aircraft Propulsion System, Made of Rotating Cylinders

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092220-2011-06-22-a-completely-new-kind-of-aircraft-propulsion-system-made-of.htm

Is the Rise of Wearable Electronics Finally Here?

http://hardware.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/21/2324250

How the Web's Relationship With Anonymity Has Changed

http://yro.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/22/036200

Google Hits One Billion Unique Visits In a Month

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/22/2216205

New Find Boosts Prospects For Life On Distant Moons

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/22/2318206

First Step Toward Prosthetic Memory

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38990

Growing Organs Inside Computer Chips

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38991

Becoming a Social Entrepreneur

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38992

Nanotechnology Fights Cancer

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38994

It’s a Big World, After All. (Can we rewire the Internet?) Jason Gots

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38968

Barcode? Passé. Here comes the QR. Barcode for the digital age: Quick Response codes are designed for smart phones. And they convey far more data than a barcode.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Latest-News-Wires/2011/0617/Barcode-Passe.-Here-comes-the-QR

Lab yeast make evolutionary leap to multicellularity

http://vladtepesblog.com/?p=34867

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Toxic Seawater Fraud

http://buythetruth.wordpress.com/2009/03/19/toxic-seawater-fraud/

Race to be first with 'son of supersonic' By Bryony Jones

http://edition.cnn.com/2011/TECH/innovation/06/21/concorde.hyper.sonic/index.html

The Iceman's Last Meal by Heather Pringle

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2011/06/the-icemans-last-meal.html

With High-Energy Lasers Too Heavy to Fly, Raytheon Plans Lighter Ones That Jam Rather Than Blast

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092222-2011-06-22-with-high-energy-lasers-too-heavy-to-fly-raytheon-plans.htm

Europeans Plan to Launch Prototype Wingless, Reusable Spaceship By 2013

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/092172-2011-06-21-europeans-plan-to-launch-prototype-wingless-reusable-spaceship-by-2013.htm

Human Eye Protein Detects Earth's Magnetism

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38982

Space 'Truck' Disintegrates over Pacific

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38981

A Day in the Life of a Drone Operator Megan Erickson

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38969

The U.K.'s Gas Dilemma

http://bigthink.com/ideas/38980

The smell of a meat-eater Chemical in urine alerts prey species to a nearby predator. Nicola Nosengo

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110620/full/news.2011.375.html

Wing hairs help to keep bats in the air Receptors in the wing membrane sense aerodynamic conditions. Marian Turner

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110620/full/news.2011.376.html

Hadrian's buildings catch the Sun The Emperor's country estate is aligned to meet the solstices.

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110616/full/news.2011.372.html

Culturomics: Word play By mining a database of the world's books, Erez Lieberman Aiden is attempting to automate much of humanities research. But is the field ready to be digitized? Eric Hand

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110617/full/474436a.html

Animal rights: Chimpanzee research on trial

http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110615/full/474268a.html

Apple Announces New Time Capsule In 2TB And 3TB Models

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/21/apple-time-capsule_n_881136.html

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Aerojet Unveils Novel Hypersonics Plan

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/06/novel-hypersonics-plan.html

Chinese Spying Devices Installed On Hong Kong Cars

http://yro.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/06/14/0233254

THE POWER OF VISUALIZATION

http://visualizedaily.com/transcript-en.html

Generation gaps shrinking, thanks to technologies By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/390.html

Paper-based metamaterial biosensor

http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=21789.php

Great Impact Debates Collision Course for Earth

http://www.astrobio.net/debate/389/collision-course-for-earth

Will Gray Hair Be a Thing of the Past? Scientists Discover Protein That Keeps Color in Strands by Fiona Macrae

http://lewrockwell.com/spl3/root-of-gray-hair.html

Monday, June 20, 2011

Arctic Snow Can Harbor Deadly Assassin: Killer Fungal Strains

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110619133515.htm

Experimental Radioprotective Drug Safe for Lung Cancer Patients, Says Study

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110322114838.htm

Noncoding RNA May Promote Alzheimer's Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110530152336.htm

Taking Tamoxifen to Prevent Breast Cancer Can Save Lives and Money, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110314091636.htm

Glimpsing the End of Our Solar System

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110617080839.htm

ScienceDaily: Your source for the latest research news and science breakthroughs -- updated daily Science News Share Blog Cite Print Bookmark Email Scientists Find Candidate for New TB Vaccine

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110318121454.htm

Predicting Future Appearance: New Computer-Based Technique Ages Photographic Images of People's Faces

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110311122039.htm

Calorie-Burning Brown Fat Is a Potential Obesity Treatment, Researchers Say

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110606092522.htm

Cave Researchers Explore Stream-Filled Cavern at Entrance to Jerusalem

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110614095741.htm

Oral Appliance Therapy Improves Craniofacial Growth Direction and Snoring, Research Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110613094035.htm

Red-Light Cameras Critical to Public Safety, Traffic Researcher Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110607121133.htm

When Singing Mice Choose a Mate, a Skillful Song Gets the Gal

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110615120242.htm

Leaky Genes Put Evolution On the Fast Track, Researchers Find

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110615161758.htm

Using Olive Oil in Your Diet May Prevent a Stroke

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110615161749.htm

Sexy Doesn't Always Sell: When Do Beautiful Models Help?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110615120351.htm

Evidence of a Natural Origin for Banned Drug That Plumps Up Livestock

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110615103044.htm

Learning to Count Not as Easy as 1, 2, 3: Working With Larger Numbers Matters

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110614144754.htm

European Experts Propose Method to Harmonize Nuclear Emergency Plans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110610081706.htm