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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Gene Discovery in Truffle Dogs Sheds New Light On Mechanisms of Childhood Epilepsy

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110727203844.htm

Out-Of-The-Blue Panic Attacks Aren't Without Warning: Body Sends Signals for Hour Before

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110727122651.htm

Traumatic Brain Injury Linked With Tenfold Increase in Stroke Risk

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728162622.htm

Scary Driving? Put the Brakes On Using Your Brain Power

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728220435.htm

Genetic Evidence Clears Ben Franklin: Invasive Tree Afflicting Gulf Coast Was Not Brought to U.S. by Famed Statesman

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728162631.htm

Fall of the Neanderthals: Volume of Modern Humans Infiltrating Europe Cited as Critical Factor

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728144928.htm

Oral Interferon May Prevent and Control Avian Influenza Virus Infection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728144943.htm

Cellular Power Plant Genome Mutates When Reprogrammed: Genetic Changes in Mitochondrial Genome of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728082309.htm

Fair Play -- A Question of Self-Image? Researchers Explain Conditions Under Which People Are Prepared to Behave Fairly

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110727121403.htm

'Brain Cap' Technology Turns Thought Into Motion; Mind-Machine Interface Could Lead to New Life-Changing Technologies for Millions of People

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110727121555.htm

Your Genome Structure, Not Genetic Mutations, Makes You Different

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/07/genome-structure/

The Brain's Connectome -- From Branch to Branch

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728133411.htm

Powerful Fluorescence Tool Lights the Way to New Insights Into RNA of Living Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110729175713.htm

Averting Bridge Disasters: New Technology Could Save Hundreds of Lives

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110729175338.htm

Study of Golf Swings Pinpoints Biomechanical Differences Between Pros and Amateurs

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110729175404.htm

Motorcycle Helmets Hard On Hearing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110729175559.htm

Largest-Ever Map of Plant Protein Interactions

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728144936.htm

Dissecting Dyslexia: Linking Reading to Voice Recognition

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110729175548.htm

Warmed-Up Organic Memory Transistor Has Larger Memory Capacity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110729175603.htm

How Bats Stay On Target Despite the Clutter

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110728144747.htm

How the Brain Categorizes Objects

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39531

Letters: NASA innovations come down to Earth

http://www.postcrescent.com/article/20110731/APC0601/107310497/Letters-NASA-innovations-come-down-Earth

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Solar Cells That Work Without the Sun

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39492

Software Is the Future of Manufacturing

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39491

A Volcano on the Moon — Where None Should Be

http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2085558,00.html

Video: Japanese Researchers Build an EV Engine That Contains No Rare Earths

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-07/video-japanese-researchers-build-ev-engine-contains-no-rare-earths

Space Station To Be Deorbited After 2020

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/27/1425221

MS-DOS Is 30 Years Old Today

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/27/1428210

Lucas Loses Star Wars Stormtrooper Copyright Case

http://entertainment.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/27/1322257

Researchers Say Dark Winters Led To Bigger Human Brains

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/27/2232221

First Earth Trojan Asteroid Discovered

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/27/191250

Canadian Government Muzzling Scientists

http://news.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/27/0440254

Climate Unit Releases Virtually All Remaining Data

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/27/2238249

DuPont expands in solar energy with acquisition of Innovalight, Technology to enhance solar cell efficiency

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/27/dupont-expands-in-solar-energy-with-acquisition-of-innovalight-technology-to-enhance-solar-cell-efficiency/

Infographic: The History of Android

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/27/infographic-the-history-of-android/

Video: Solar-Powered Bike Guide Concept Has Potential

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/27/video-solar-powered-bike-guide-concept-has-potential/

Social Media Background Checks Here to Stay

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/27/social-media-background-checks-here-to-stay/

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Vampires Have Been 'Mormonized' Guillermo del Toro Guillermo del Toro

http://bigthink.com/ideas/24296

Obama wins stem cell lawsuit

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0711/60025.html

New Analysis: We Are Alone in the Universe

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39473

Why Is There a Universe?

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39472

Renewable Energy: The New Gold Rush

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39470

The Scientific Dictatorship Explained

http://www.oldthinkernews.com/?p=1586

NASA and SpaceX Tentatively Agree to Speed Up Test Flight Schedule

http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2011-07/nasa-and-spacex-tentatively-agree-speed-test-flight-schedule

Adult Stem Propagation Optimized

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/adult-stem-propagation-optimized.html

The Electric Airplane Is Coming

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/26/1922252

Crowdsourcing Ancient Egyptian Scrolls

http://idle.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/26/1346205

Kepler to Investigate Newly Discovered Nebula

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/26/2047217

The Rain On Saturn Falls Mainly From Space

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/26/2259230

Cold Fusion Heats Earth's Core?

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/cold-fusion-heats-earths-core.html

Dragon Capsule Could Be 1st Private Craft To Dock With ISS

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/26/0124253

The Rise of Polymorphic Malware

http://it.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/26/175201

Microsoft Suggests Heating Homes With "Data Furnaces"

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/26/1324212

Scientists Discover Tipping Point for the Spread of Ideas

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/26/1333256

Scientists warn of 'Planet of the Apes' scenario

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/8653962/Scientists-warn-of-Planet-of-the-Apes-scenario.html

A New Artificial Lung Can Breathe Regular Air Rather Than Purified Oxygen

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-07/new-artificial-lung-mimics-real-thing-breathing-regular-air-rather-pure-oxygen

China's First Space Station Module Readies For Liftoff

http://www.space.com/12411-china-space-station-tiangong-readied-launch.html

First Nokia, Now RIM: The Mighty Are Falling

http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2011/07/rim-mighty-are-falling/

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Fool's Gold Gives Scientists Priceless Insight Into Earth's Evolution

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110722132823.htm

New Target Found for Nitric Oxide's Attack On Salmonella Bacteria

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110722213440.htm

Shining a Light On the Elusive 'Blackbody' of Energy Research: Designer Material Has Potential Applications for Thermophotovoltaics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110722152644.htm

Scientists Determine Photons Can Travel No Faster Than The Speed of Light

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/093824-2011-07-25-scientists-determine-photons-can-travel-no-faster-than-the-speed.htm

How Technology Provides Us Personal Time

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39453

Why Copying Files Is Not Stealing

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39454

Kevin Slavin: How algorithms shape our world (video)

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

Geoffrey West: The surprising math of cities and corporations (video)

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

Navy’s Next Laser Mashes Up Machine Guns and Death Rays

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/07/navys-next-laser-mashes-up-machine-guns-and-death-rays/

Parallel worlds: scientists closer to proving their existence By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/395.html

A carbon nanotube transistor that can smell

http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=22177.php

Africa's mobile economic revolution

http://mg.co.za/article/2011-07-24-africas-mobile-economic-revolution

Low 'Health Literacy' Hazardous to Your Health Study found inability to interpret health information linked to poorer outcomes

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_114595.html

A Congressman and an Astronaut Propose a New Plan to Explore Space

http://news.yahoo.com/congressman-astronaut-propose-plan-explore-space-173400808.html

Sunday, July 24, 2011

The Psychological Effects of Pornography

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39421

The quest to build the perfect lie detector Since 9/11, researchers have been racing to replace the polygraph. Now they're getting close -- and it's scary

http://www.salon.com/books/neuroscience/index.html?story=/mwt/feature/2011/07/23/lie_detector_excerpt

3D Hurts Your Eyes

http://hardware.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/23/1358245

Walnuts Are Drugs, Says FDA

http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/health-care/8294-walnuts-are-drugs-says-fda

The New Sanya Skypump is a Wind and Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle Charger

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/23/the-new-sanya-skypump-is-a-wind-and-solar-powered-electric-vehicle-charger/

T-box Wind Power Generator: Harnesses wind-energy when trains move across the tracks

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/23/t-box-wind-power-generator-harnesses-wind-energy-when-trains-move-across-the-tracks/

Twice the height of the Empire State – EnviroMission plans massive solar tower for Arizona

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/23/twice-the-height-of-the-empire-state-enviromission-plans-massive-solar-tower-for-arizona/

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Inside the Innards of a Nuclear Reactor: Tiny Robots May Monitor Underground Pipes for Radioactive Leaks

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721112624.htm

How to Combat Hospital-Acquired Infections and Life-Threatening Toxins

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110722112048.htm

Collaboration Encourages Equal Sharing in Children but Not in Chimpanzees

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142007.htm

Quick Test to Diagnose Bacterial or Viral Infection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720091538.htm

Fingerprinting Fugitive Dust: Tracking Soil Microbes Back to Their Source

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721112607.htm

Can Feeling Too Good Be Bad? Positive Emotion in Bipolar Disorder

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110722142100.htm

Small Hippocampus Associated With Depression in the Elderly: Risk Factor or Shrinkage?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719094021.htm

Identical Virus, Host Populations Can Prevail for Centuries

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721142412.htm

Multiple Sclerosis Research: Myelin Influences How Brain Cells Send Signals

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721163035.htm

Smartphone Making Your Eyes Tired? Images Placed in Front of the Screen Increase Visual Discomfort

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721163037.htm

Massachusetts Plans To Keep Track of Where Your Car Has Been

http://tech.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/22/1656234

Hybrid Human-Animal DNA Experiments Raise Concerns

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/22/1228230

The Loudness Wars May Be Ending

http://entertainment.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/22/1831229

Exercise Yields Bigger Brains

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39410

Friday, July 22, 2011

Why and How I Self-Published a Book by James Altucher

http://lewrockwell.com/orig12/altucher7.1.1.html

Man Knowledge: The Greek Philosophers by Ernesto Fernandez

http://lewrockwell.com/spl3/man-knowledge-greek-philosophers.html

Proteins Enable Essential Enzyme to Maintain Its Grip On DNA

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721121553.htm

Chance Favors the Concentration of Wealth, Study Shows; New Model Isolates the Effects of Chance in an Investment-Based Economy

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721172334.htm

Exoplanet Aurora: An Out-Of-This-World Sight

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721131201.htm

Kidney Dopamine Regulates Blood Pressure, Life Span

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719151920.htm

'Freaky Mouse' Defeats Common Poison: House Mice Found Unexpected Ways to Evolve Resistance, Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721121541.htm

Skin Sentry Cells Promote Distinct Immune Responses

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721121543.htm

Nanotechnology for Water Filter

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721112610.htm

Workings of Brain Protein Suggest Therapies for Fragile X Syndrome and Autism

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721121549.htm

Paternity Testing Helps Fill in Family Tree for Puget Sound's Killer Whales: Inbreeding Could Reduce Whales' Genetic Diversity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721131206.htm

Tevatron Experiments Close in On Favored Higgs Mass Range

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721134204.htm

Sperm Coat Protein May Be Key to Male Infertility

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142127.htm

Drug Improves Brain Function in Condition That Leads to Alzheimer's

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720085822.htm

Unlisted Ingredients in Teas and Herbal Brews Revealed in DNA Tests by High School Students

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721095855.htm

Controlling Movements With Light

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720091530.htm

Washing Away Good and Bad Luck: People Believe It Works

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721095844.htm

Heavy Relative of the Neutron Discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720162045.htm

Scientists Create Vaccine Against Heroin High

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720103526.htm

Spanish Fabry Disease Patients Appear to React Differently to the Rest of Europe

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720091536.htm

Seaweed as a Rich New Source of Heart-Healthy Food Ingredients

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142346.htm

Scholar Helps Make Major League Baseball Umpire Schedule a Hit

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720103524.htm

Breakthrough in Quantum Computing: Researchers Develop System That Resists 'Quantum Bug'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142123.htm

ScienceDaily: Your source for the latest research news and science breakthroughs -- updated daily Science News Share Blog Cite Print Bookmark Email Caffeine Consumption Linked to Female Infertility, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142359.htm

Full Moon Indicates Impending Danger from Lion Attack, Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720210651.htm

When Injured Muscles Mistakenly Grow Bones: Researchers Discover Brain Chemical That Causes Strange, Serious Complication

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142456.htm

An Advance Toward Ultra-Portable Electronic Devices

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142348.htm

Mother Knows Best for Urban Fox Families

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142114.htm

Butterfly Study Sheds Light On Convergent Evolution: Single Gene Controls Mimicry Across Different Species

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721142416.htm

Vascular Changes Linked to Dementia, Experts Say

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721163023.htm

New Mechanism in the Regulation of Human Genes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110714072410.htm

Detrimental Weight Loss: Scientists Discover Link Between Fat-Cleaving Enzymes and Cancer-Associated Cachexia

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721102028.htm

Ohio Supercomputer Center Lifts Land Speed Racer Toward 400-Mph Goal

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721150450.htm

No Difference in Women's and Men's Self-Esteem in Youth and Early Adulthood, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110714120714.htm

Parasites Help Reveal New Ecological Rules: Animal Species Large and Small Follow Same Rule for How Common They Are in Ecosystems

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721150456.htm

New Discovery Paves the Way for Using Super Strong Nanostructured Metals in Cars

http://www.blogger.com/post-edit.g?blogID=1962152819485435454&postID=3510376067062063983

Do We Buy Cosmetics Because They Are Useful or Because They Make Us Feel Good?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721095846.htm

Liver, Belly Fat May Identify High Risks of Heart Disease in Obese People

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110721163021.htm

Memories May Skew Visual Perception

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720091542.htm

Graphite Plus Water Equals Energy Storage

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/graphite-plus-water-equals-energy.html

Cellulose Advance at Los Alamos

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/cellulose-advance-at-los-alamos.html

One in four men have mutant gene 'that makes it harder for them to have children'

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2017168/One-men-mutant-gene-reduces-fertility.html

Multimetallic Nanomachines: Magnetic and Chemical Power Combine

http://www.materialsviews.com/details/news/1286929/Multimetallic_Nanomachines_Magnetic_and_Chemical_Power_Combine.html

Let the sun shine! Biggest ever rooftop solar plant in Britain will produce electricity for 500 homes

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2017396/Let-sun-shine-Biggest-rooftop-solar-plant-Britain-produce-electricity-500-homes.html

Andrew Moss: Britain's Top Engineer

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39402

Astronomers Find Largest, Most Distant Reservoir of Water

http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/universe20110722.html

Controversial ‘History Sniffing’ Is Back, And Bigger Than Ever

http://paidcontent.org/article/419-controversial-history-sniffing-is-back-and-bigger-than-ever/

Tattoo Tracks Sodium and Glucose via an iPhone

http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/38065/

Barnacles Destroy Boats, But Getting Rid Of Them Destroys The Sea—Until Now

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-06/barnacles-destroy-boats-getting-rid-them-destroys-sea%E2%80%94until-now

The Hybrid Ferrari of Tomorrow

http://www.wired.com/autopia/2011/07/the-hybrid-ferrari-of-tomorrow/

The Case Against Law School

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/07/21/the-case-against-law-school

Race to the Moon Heats Up for Private Firms

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/22/science/space/22moon.html

Beijing develops pulse weapons. Blasts thwart all electronics

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/jul/21/beijing-develops-radiation-weapons/

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Does Food Act Physiologically Like a 'Drug of Choice' for Some?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719114340.htm

Vegetarian Diet May Protect Against Common Bowel Disorder

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719194358.htm

Time and Numbers Mix Together in the Brain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719171549.htm

Experimental Drug Raises 'Good' Cholesterol, May Help Control Diabetes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718161328.htm

Be Still My Eyebrows: Liars Under Scrutiny Can't Completely Suppress Facial Expressions, Researchers Say

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718143532.htm

Rock-Paper-Scissors Players Are Natural Copycats

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720085818.htm

Ancient Footprints Show Human-Like Walking Began Nearly 4 Million Years Ago

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719194356.htm

The Tallest Tree in All the Land

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718121724.htm

Fundamental Constants 'Change': Gravity Weaker, Electromagnetic Force Stronger, According to Latest Recommended Values

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720085828.htm

How the Honey Bee Tolerates Some Synthetic Pesticides

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720121858.htm

Gene Required to Maintain Male Sex Throughout Life Discovered: Loss of Gene Dmrt1 Leads to Male Cells Becoming Female

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142520.htm

Exploring Keys to Melanoma Progression

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142513.htm

Genetic Map of African-Americans to Aid Study of Diseases, Human Evolution

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142511.htm

Prehistoric Crocodile Terminonaris Was Texas Native, Fossil Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142350.htm

Evolution Provides Clue to Blood Clotting

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720151545.htm

Gene Therapy to Reverse Heart Failure Ready for Clinical Trials; Therapeutic Effectiveness and Safety of 'Next Great Thing in Heart Failure' Demonstrated

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142116.htm

Movement of Black Holes Powers Quasars, the Universe's Brightest Lights

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720121905.htm

Researchers Identify Seventh and Eighth Bases of DNA

http://richarddawkins.net/articles/642251-researchers-identify-seventh-and-eighth-bases-of-dna

Scientists Study Impact of Wearing Medieval Armor

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/20/2045221

Fermilab Scientists Discover New Particle

http://science.slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&type=story&sid=11/07/20/2018236

Morphogenetic fields

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/morphogenetic-fields.html

CERN to Confirm Cloud Cosmic Ray Link

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/cern-to-confirm-cloud-cosmic-ray-link.html

Cloud Computer Wars

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39387

D.N.A. Sequencing On a Shoestring

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39386

Does the Slope of a Pyramid Really Matter?

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/07/does-the-slope-of-a-pyramid-really-matter/

The Best Measurement Yet of Earth's Radioactivity Shows Half the Earth's Heat Comes from Nuclear Decay

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-07/best-measurement-yet-earths-radioactivity-shows-half-earths-heat-comes-decay

Scientists Discover Two Never-Before-Seen Kinds of Water Waves

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-07/scientists-discover-two-new-kinds-water-waves-never-seen

Video: Minesweeping Tank-Bot Shreds Land Mines, Rolling Through Explosions With Ease

http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2011-07/easily-repaired-minesweeping-tank-bot-shreds-land-mines

When Will We Be Transhuman? Seven Conditions for Attaining Transhumanism

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/sciencenotfiction/2011/07/16/when-will-we-be-transhuman-seven-conditions-for-attaining-transhumanism/

Daedal Generic Warehouse project to harness renewable wind energy

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/20/daedal-generic-warehouse-project-to-harness-renewable-wind-energy/

Solar nanorobot technology to inhibit pain

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/20/solar-nanorobot-technology-to-inhibit-pain/

What’s next in piezoelectric generators

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/20/whats-next-in-piezoelectric-generators/

Bamboo-inspired Plantbook concept is powered by self-generated hydrogen

http://volumatrixgroup.com/2011/07/20/bamboo-inspired-plantbook-concept-is-powered-by-self-generated-hydrogen/

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Making the Case for Parallel Universes

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39373

Nanotechnology: The Investment with the Largest Payoff in 50 Years

http://bigthink.com/ideas/39368

NASA's Hubble Discovers Another Moon Around Pluto

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/pluto-moon.html

Mesa car chase tasering (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dxu64V93J5U

XCOR to Fly Atsa Suborbital Observatory

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/xcor-to-fly-atsa-suborbital-observatory.html

What's Going on With the Sun?

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/whats-going-on-with-sun.html

Arctic Sea Ice Collapse

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/arctic-sea-ice-collapse.html

Zahi Hawass Fired

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2011/07/zahi-hawass-fired.html

How the Early Human Embryo Acquires Its Shape Through 'Organizer' Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719082816.htm

It's Simple: Increasing Complexity of Models Does Not Necessarily Increase Their Accuracy

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718201514.htm

New Lung-Cancer Gene Found: Cancer Biologists Identify a Driving Force Behind the Spread of an Aggressive Type of Lung Cancer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719151922.htm

Avian 'Axe Effect' Attracts Attention of Females and Males

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719151906.htm

New Scientific Milestone in Optical Communications: Revolutionary Chip for Optical Routers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719072705.htm

Making Blood Sucking Deadly for Mosquitoes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718092216.htm

Physical Activity Linked to Lower Rates of Cognitive Impairment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719101755.htm

Galaxy-Sized Twist in Time Pulls Violating Particles Back Into Line

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110714072416.htm

Twisted Tale of Our Galaxy's Ring: Strange Kink in Milky Way

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719151234.htm

Solar Panels Keep Buildings Cool

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718151558.htm

How Dairy Farms Contribute to Greenhouse Gas Emissions

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110719111708.htm

The Face of a Frog: Time-Lapse Video Reveals Never-Before-Seen Bioelectric Pattern

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718111421.htm

Research in 'Westie' Dogs May Hold Answers to Similar Human Diseases

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718164022.htm

Fewer Verbs and Nouns in Financial Reporting Could Predict Stock Market Bubble, Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718101202.htm

Neural Signature of 'Mental Time Travel': Memories Formed in the Same Context Become Linked, Evidence Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718171359.htm

Soy/Milk Protein Dietary Supplements Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718161331.htm

'Smart' Sunglasses Block Blinding Glare

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110718142826.htm

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