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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Caterpillar’s Bad Breath Scares Off Predators

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/12/30/caterpillars-bad-breath-scares-off-predators/

Elephants Use Their Trunks to Ace Intelligence Tests

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/12/131228-elephant-trunk-science-think-cognition-food-smell/

Clouds Detected on Alien Planet --New Hubble Discovery

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2013/12/clouds-observed-on-alien-planet-new-hubble-discovery.html

NASA Carbon Sleuth Gets Simulated Taste of Space

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-377

PBS Newshour | Tech’s next feats? Maybe on-demand kidneys, robot sex, cheap solar, lab meat

http://www.kurzweilai.net/pbs-newshour-techs-next-feats-maybe-on-demand-kidneys-robot-sex-cheap-solar-lab-meat

Clues to How Plants Evolved to Cope With Cold

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131222161805.htm

Rewriting our DNA promises amazing benefits, experts say By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/522.html

New MRAM technology promises memorable consumer electronics

http://www.gizmag.com/mram-universal-memory/30261/

America’s new rising threat: Antibiotic resistan

http://www.salon.com/2013/12/30/beware_the_antibiotic_tipping_point_partner/

Top Scientists of 2013

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/38650/title/Top-Scientists-of-2013/

Top 10 Retractions of 2013 A look at this year’s most memorable retractions

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/38743/title/Top-10-Retractions-of-2013/

Monday, December 30, 2013

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

http://www.independent.ie/business/technology/amazing-science-and-technology-innovations-coming-up-in-2014-29873072.html

"Human Brain Develops in Distinct Stages of Genetic Activity" --New Discovery

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2013/12/human-brain-found-to-develop-in-distinct-stages.html

Coca-Cola's Adorable Lies About Polar Bears

http://bigthink.com/experts-corner/coca-colas-adorable-lies-about-polar-bears

Waiting for a Supernova

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/waiting-for-a-supernova

Brainlike Computers, Learning From Experience

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/29/science/brainlike-computers-learning-from-experience.html

a robotic setting for the future of fashion manufacturing

http://sulia.com/channel/all-living/f/f7ac85c4-1610-4613-9cda-4ad39c9d396f/

Taiwan to phase out nuclear program by 2055

http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/asia/radio/program/connect-asia/taiwan-to-phase-out-nuclear-program-by-2055/1105804

Saturday, December 28, 2013

The science behind The Hobbit’s fiery dragon

http://www.thenational.ae/uae/science/the-science-behind-the-hobbits-fiery-dragon

A real-life Jurassic Park? Birds could be theoretically 'de-evolved' back to dinosaurs

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/dinosaurs/10533240/A-real-life-Jurassic-Park-Birds-could-be-theoretically-de-evolved-back-to-dinosaurs.html

Science! New candy fights cavities

http://www.salon.com/2013/12/28/scientists_invent_magic_cavity_fighting_candy_partner/

Children at Lower Risk for Peanut, Tree Nut Allergies If Moms Ate More Nuts While Pregnant, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131223181813.htm

Common Disorders: It's Not the Genes Themselves, but How They Are Controlled

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131220113207.htm

Biologists Find Clues to a Parasite's Inconsistency

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219200042.htm

Motor Excitability Predicts Working Memory

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131223083815.htm

Solitons in a Crystal: New Light Source Could Serve in Geo-Navigation, Search for Earth-Like Planets

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131223100741.htm

Resistance Makes Waves

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131223100707.htm

Making Sad Sense of Child Abuse

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131223181821.htm

Genetic Clue to Fighting New Strains of Flu

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131224183649.htm

Batteries as They Are Meant to Be Seen

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131226181610.htm

Super-yacht not big enough? 'Seasteads' offer libertarians the vision of floating cities for the future

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/architecture/superyacht-not-big-enough-seasteads-offer-libertarians-the-vision-of-floating-cities-for-the-future-9026242.html

A “holy grail” of space discoveries: Exomoon possibly glimpsed

http://www.salon.com/2013/12/31/a_holy_grail_of_space_discoveries_an_exomoon_partner/

Friday, December 27, 2013

Can Machine Learning Fix a Broken Patent System?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2013/12/18/can-machine-learning-fix-a-broken-patent-system/

Pentagon’s DARPA Laying Framework For Creating A Robotic Army

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=15887

Kaleidoscopic view of the Sun reveals hidden features

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/imageo/2013/12/20/kaleidoscopic-view-of-the-sun-reveals-hidden-features/

Why Women’s Immune Systems Are Stronger Than Men’s

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2013/12/23/why-womens-immune-systems-are-more-sensitive-than-mens/

Drone-spotting: Survival guide informs on new breed of aerial predators

http://rt.com/news/drone-survival-guide-published-774/

This glass sphere might revolutionize solar power on Earth

http://themindunleashed.org/2013/12/glass-sphere-might-revolutionize-solar-power-earth.html

NASA's next robot rover squishes like a child's toy

http://www.theverge.com/2013/12/27/5246498/nasas-next-robot-rover-squishes-like-a-childs-toy

From solar-powered to hypersonic, a look at the top five aeronautical stories of 2013

http://www.gizmag.com/top-five-aeronatical-2013/30009/

Spike S-512 could be the world's first supersonic business jet

http://www.gizmag.com/spike-aerospace-s-512-supersonic-business-jet/30242/

Ninja Sphere: A one-stop intelligent Internet of Things platform for the home

http://www.gizmag.com/ninja-sphere-hub-internet-of-things/30240/

Google’s Schaft robot takes top spot at DARPA Robotics Challenge

http://www.gizmag.com/darpa-robotics-challenge-the-winners-are/30007/

Carmat self-regulating artificial heart implanted in first human subject

http://www.gizmag.com/carmat-self-regulating-artificial-heart/30237/

Scientists grow liquid crystal "flowers" to use as lenses

http://www.gizmag.com/liquid-crystal-flowers-to-use-as-lenses/30234/

CES debut for Avegant Glyph "Virtual Retinal Display" headsets

http://www.gizmag.com/avegant-glyph/30233/

Can A Fruit Fly Help Explain Autism

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/12/27/256904807/can-a-fruit-fly-help-explain-autism

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Scientists create Terminator-style muscle at 1,000 times human strength

http://rt.com/news/robotic-muscle-torsional-berkeley-626/

The French Pyrénées becomes the second-largest international dark sky reserve in the world

http://cosmicdiary.org/fmarchis/2013/12/19/the-french-pyrenees-becomes-the-second-largest-international-dark-sky-reserve-in-the-world/

Groundbreaking Study Shows How Gut Bacteria Can Ameliorate Autism-Like Symptoms

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/12/23/groundbreaking-study-shows-gut-bacteria-can-ameliorate-autism-like-symptoms/

Scientists Make Crude Oil in Laboratory in About an Hour

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/12/24/scientists-make-crude-oil-laboratory-hour/

From Costa Rica’s Great Balls to Death Valley’s wandering rocks: The 10 bizarre phenomena that still have scientists baffled

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/12/25/from-costa-ricas-great-balls-to-death-valleys-wandering-rocks-the-10-bizarre-phenomena-that-still-have-scientists-baffled/

Monday, December 23, 2013

Parasitic DNA proliferates in aging tissues

http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2013/12/rte

How your computer’s secrets could be cracked by a smartphone just LISTENING to it as it runs its encryption software

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/23/how-your-computers-secrets-could-be-cracked-by-a-smartphone-just-listening-to-it-as-it-runs-its-encryption-software

Laser demonstration reveals bright future for space communication

http://phys.org/news/2013-12-laser-reveals-bright-future-space.html

Harry Potter-Style Invisibility Cloaks: A Real Possibility Next Christmas?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131218130229.htm

First Battery-Powered Invisibility Cloak Designed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131218130303.htm

With Surgical Robot, Similar Outcomes Higher Cost

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131218170743.htm

Powerful Ancient Explosions Explain New Class of Supernovae

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131218133835.htm

World's First Text Message Using Vodka: Messages Sent Via Molecules Can Aid Communication Underground, Underwater or Inside the Body

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131218170855.htm

Robotic Grasp: Robot Picks Up Castors as Fast as Blueberries

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219093424.htm

First Cancer Operation Room With Navigator Is Created

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219123045.htm

New Evidence That Computers Change the Way We Learn

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219130731.htm

Mathematical Perspective of Seasonal Variations in Lyme Disease Transmission

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219131043.htm

Advances in Nanotechnology's Fight Against Cancer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219131227.htm

Ways of the Photoelectric Effect; How Physicists Have Learned How to Select Them

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219131229.htm

Survey Reveals Regulatory Agencies Viewed as Unprepared for Nanotechnology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219131235.htm

Going Big: Growing Network of Giant Radars Protects Against Missiles

http://www.raytheon.com/newsroom/feature/rtn13_radar/?sf1254071=1

New Data Compression Method Reduces Big-Data Bottleneck; Outperforms, Enhances JPEG

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219131237.htm

DNA Clamp to Grab Cancer Before It Develops

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219134451.htm

New Way to Map Important Drug Targets: Faster, More Accurate Imaging of Hard-To-Study Membrane Proteins

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219142140.htm

New Salt Compounds Challenge the Foundation of Chemistry

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219142138.htm

Opposing Phenomena Possible Key to High-Efficiency Electricity Delivery

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219142309.htm

Catching the Big Wave: 'Universal Ripple' Could Hold the Secret to High-Temperature Superconductivity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219142315.htm

Graphene-Based Field-Effect Transistor With Semiconducting Nature Opens Up Practical Use in Electronics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219154409.htm

A Micro-Muscular Breakthrough: Powerful New Microscale Torsional Muscle/Motor from Vanadium Dioxide

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219200116.htm

Early Detection of Blinding Eye Disease Could Be as Easy as Scanning Barcode

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131220120835.htm

Prosthetic Hand With Sense of Touch Picks Stems From Cherries

http://singularityhub.com/2013/12/21/prosthetic-hand-with-sense-of-touch-picks-stems-from-cherries/

Sunday, December 22, 2013

The question is not whether we can upload our brains onto a computer, but what will become of us when we do

http://aeon.co/magazine/being-human/virtual-afterlives-will-transform-humanity/

Astronomers Still Puzzle Over 'Low Surface Brightness' Galaxies

http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2013/12/22/astronomers-still-puzzle-over-low-surface-brightness-galaxies/

Youth-drug can 'reverse' ageing in animal studies

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25445748

Scientists make significant step forward in biofuels quest

http://phys.org/news/2013-12-scientists-significant-biofuels-quest.html

Inside a Brain Circuit, the Will to Press On

https://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20131205-inside-a-brain-circuit-the-will-to-press-on/

Wrong Molecular Turn Leads Down Path to Type 2 Diabetes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131220143530.htm

What the Genomic Revolution Means to You

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/the-next-generation-of-dna-sequencing

Volcanic lightning captured in a bottle

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24792-volcanic-lightning-captured-in-a-bottle.html

Astrophile: Heavy metal asteroid is a spacecraft magnet

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24793-astrophile-heavy-metal-asteroid-is-a-spacecraft-magnet.html

2013 review: The year in technology

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24776-2013-review-the-year-in-technology.html

Why do men have nipples?

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20131220-why-do-men-have-nipples

Saturday, December 21, 2013

The business of home automation is enabling the internet of things

http://gigaom.com/2013/12/21/the-business-of-home-automation-is-enabling-the-internet-of-things/

French company implants first artificial heart

http://www.infowars.com/french-company-implants-first-artificial-heart/

Researchers Generate Kidney Tubular Cells from Stem Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219195924.htm

Driving Force Behind Mitochondrial 'Sex' in Ancient Flowering Plant

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131219195930.htm

Increasing Personal Savings, 'Groundhog Day' Way

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131220115807.htm

Starless Cloud Cores Reveal Why Some Stars Are Bigger Than Others

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131220143524.htm

Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/230442

Artificial worm starts to wriggle

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25461358

Sun’s Current Solar Activity Cycle Is Weakest in a Century

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/20/suns-current-solar-activity-cycle-is-weakest-in-a-century/

I, Frankenstein The uncanny, human inhumanity of Boston Dynamics’ androids.

http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/culturebox/2013/12/boston_dynamics_petman_and_bigdog_and_the_uncanny_valley.html

A Video Introduction to Aubrey de Grey: Renowned Gerontologist Moves Away from Immortality

http://www.singularityweblog.com/video-introduction-to-aubrey-de-grey/

Friday, December 20, 2013

Tomatoes May Lower Cancer Risk

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/12/tomatoes-may-lower-cancer-risk

HIV's Killer Tactics Revealed, New Therapy Approach Found

http://www.livescience.com/42101-how-hiv-kills-white-blood-cells-self-destruction.html

Turning back time: ageing reversed in mice

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24784-turning-back-time-ageing-reversed-in-mice.html

Why Apple’s Suburban Spaceship Could Lose the War for Tech Talent

http://www.wired.com/business/2013/12/apple-suburban-mothership/

Use of Tor pointed FBI to Harvard University bomb hoax suspect

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/12/20/use-of-tor-pointed-fbi-to-harvard-university-bomb-hoax-suspect/

See The Invention That Just Changed Biking Forever

http://sharepowered.com/community/copenhagen-wheel-mit-bike-invention/

Antarctica Diamonds? Discovery of kimberlite suggests they are there

http://www.aol.com/article/2013/12/19/antarctica-diamonds-discovery-of-kimberlite-suggests-they-are-t/20792501/

DNA Motor 'Walks' Along Nanotube, Transports Tiny Particle

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131217155337.htm

The Most Amazing Science Images of 2013

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/12/20/the-most-amazing-science-images-of-2013/

Stuck for Words? Then try these tongue twisters: Why 'pad kid poured curd pulled cold' is so difficult to say By Harry Mount

http://www.lewrockwell.com/2013/12/no_author/the-toughest-tongue-twister-in-the-english-language/

Toe Fossil Provides Complete Neanderthal Genome

www.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/science/toe-fossil-provides-complete-neanderthal-genome.html

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Boosts Body's Immune System, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131217171008.htm

Researchers Solve Longtime Mystery Of How Marijuana Causes Memory Loss

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/12/researchers-solve-longtime-mystery-of.html

How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/12/how-brain-creates-personality-new-theory.html

FDA: Ritalin May Cause Extended Erections In Children

http://thelibertybeat.com/fda-ritalin-may-cause-extended-erections-in-children/

General Atomics tests UAV that can "sense and avoid" other aircraft

http://www.gizmag.com/uav-sense-avoid-test-general-atomics/30184/

Stem Cells Offer Clues to Reversing Receding Hairlines

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131218171236.htm

3-D Tissue Printing: Cells from the Eye Inkjet-Printed for the First Time

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131218100227.htm

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Significant Advance Reported With Genetically Modified Poplar Trees

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131217134714.htm

Zebra stripes mystery 'explained'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/25260311

Sun will ‘flip upside down’ within weeks, says Nasa

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/18/sun-will-flip-upside-down-within-weeks-says-nasa/

Overworked Cellular Machines May Explain Gaucher Disease Link to Parkinson's Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131217123858.htm

Exposing the Roots of the Lithium Battery Problem

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131217134710.htm

Space Suit for Asteroid Work

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/12/space-suit-for-asteroid-work.html

Cats Are Just as Loving as Dogs. Maybe More So

http://bigthink.com/experts-corner/cats-are-just-as-loving-as-dogs-maybe-more-so

The News About the Universe Isn't Good

http://bigthink.com/rightly-understood/the-big-squeeze-may-have-sarted-the-news-about-the-universe-isnt-good

The Future of Sex is Buried in the Sock Drawer

http://bigthink.com/amped/the-future-of-sex-is-buried-in-the-sock-drawer

IBM looks towards a learning world with annual "5 in 5" list

http://www.gizmag.com/ibm-5-in-5/30162/

Smoking Changes Our Genes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131217085225.htm

How Household Dogs Protect Against Asthma and Infection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131216155042.htm

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

When Will Earth Lose Its Oceans?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131216142310.htm

Bonobos Stay Young Longer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131216080425.htm

'Chemobrain' linked to disrupted brain networks

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-12-chemobrain-linked-disrupted-brain-networks.html

Brain Neurons Subtract Images, Use Differences

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131217104240.htm

The return of the female condom?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25348410

Severed hand kept alive on man's ankle

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25405543

Where no man had gone before: The 45th anniversary of Apollo 8

http://www.gizmag.com/apoll-8-45th-anniversary/29991/

No Two People Smell the Same With nearly a million variations on 400 smell receptors, everyone senses smell differently

https://today.duke.edu/2013/12/hiroodor

Is Alien Life Surfacing Nearby?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/seth-shostak/is-alien-life-surfacing_b_4449910.html

New algorithm uses subtle changes to make a face more memorable without changing a person's overall appearance

http://phys.org/news/2013-12-algorithm-subtle-person.html

Wi-Fi Could Harm Your DNA

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/16/wi-fi-could-harm-your-dna/

8 Robotics Companies Acquired by Google in Last 6 Months — Humans to Become Obsolete

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/16/8-robotics-companies-acquired-by-google-in-last-6-months-humans-to-become-obsolete/

Scientists discover second, secret DNA code

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/12/17/scientists-discover-second-secret-dna-code/

Are the websites you're using tracking what you type?

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/12/17/are-the-websites-youre-using-tracking-what-you-type/

Monday, December 16, 2013

Yes, You Can Turn a Paper Airplane Into a Smartphone-Powered Jet

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230400

Top 10 things you CAN'T have for Christmas 2013

http://www.gizmag.com/top-10-christmas-wishlist-2013/30133/

Engineers Make Strides Toward Artificial Cartilage

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131213135518.htm

FDA: Antibacterial scrubs might be worse than plain soap

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2013/1216/FDA-Antibacterial-scrubs-might-be-worse-than-plain-soap

Heavy Marijuana Users Have Abnormal Brain Structure, Schizophrenia Link

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/12/heavy-marijuana-users-have-abnormal-brain-structure-schizophrenia-link

Researchers Print Fully Functional Loudspeaker

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2013/12/researchers-print-fully-functional-loudspeakerhttp://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2013/12/researchers-print-fully-functional-loudspeaker

World’s Largest Super Volcano In Yellowstone Park Could Wipe Out 2/3 Of America

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=15849

Here's what China's Yutu rover is doing on the Moon

http://io9.com/heres-what-chinas-yutu-rover-is-doing-on-the-moon-1483746967

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Want To Get Girls And Minorities Into Coding? Stop Making Computer Science An Elective

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3023167/want-to-get-girls-and-minorities-into-coding-stop-making-computer-science-an-elective

Google buys a Mobile Military Robot Manufacturer

http://stockpumper.wordpress.com/2013/12/15/google-buys-a-mobile-military-robot-manufacturer/

Sonar Directly Impacts Whale Behavior, According to Military Study

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/12/14/sonar-directly-impacts-whale-behavior-according-military-study/

Shaken, Not Stirred: A Medical Diagnosis and Psychological Evaluation of James Bond

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/shaken-not-stirred-a-medical-diagnosis-and-psychological-evaluation-of-james-bond

Are Tech Giants’ Offices the Cathedrals of the Future?

http://bigthink.com/Picture-This/are-tech-giants-offices-the-cathedrals-of-the-future

Man Versus Machine: When It Comes to Scale, It's Advantage Computers

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/15/the-great-game-and-the-conquest-of-eurasia-towards-a-world-war-iii-scenario/

Saturday, December 14, 2013

When Space Planes Come to Town

http://lisaleaks.com/2013/12/14/when-space-planes-come-to-town/

Scientists Improve Human Self-Control Through Electrical Brain Stimulation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131213094949.htm

China’s First Moon Probe Makes Successful Landing

http://science.time.com/2013/12/14/chinas-first-moon-probe-makes-successful-landing/

Neurons in amygdala of autistic individuals have reduced sensitivity to eye region of others’ faces

http://www.psypost.org/2013/11/neurons-in-amygdala-of-autistic-individuals-have-reduced-sensitivity-to-eye-region-of-others-faces-21497

Microbiome insights add up to top science story of 2013

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/microbiome-insights-add-top-science-story-2013

Risk of Big Earthquakes May Be Underestimated, Scientist Says

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/13/risk-of-big-earthquakes-may-be-underestimated-scientist-says/

Video: A Potato Battery Can Light Up a Room For Over a Month

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/14/video-a-potato-battery-can-light-up-a-room-for-over-a-month/

Hubble Space Telescope Sees Evidence of Water Vapor Venting Off Jupiter Moon

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131212113349.htm

Most Widely Used Cellphone Encryption Technology ‘Easily Cracked’ by the NSA to Listen in on You!

http://vineoflifenews.com/most-widely-used-cellphone-encryption-technology-easily-cracked-by-the-nsa-to-listen-in-on-you/

Friday, December 13, 2013

New Definition for Old Age

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131212100144.htm

Genetics accounts for more than half of variation in exam results

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/dec/11/genetics-variation-exam-results1

Protein Triggers Rapid Evolution in Fish

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/12/protein-triggers-rapid-evolution-fish

A 47-Year-Old Prediction Comes True

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20131213160729-4444200-a-47-year-old-prediction-comes-true

Combining Mutants Results in 5-Fold Lifespan Extension in C. Elegans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131212123309.htm

From Friend to Foe: How Benign Bacteria Evolve Into Virulent Pathogens

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131212185831.htm

Mars One: the dream of a reality-TV funded colony in space gets closer

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/12/13/mars-one-the-dream-of-a-reality-tv-funded-colony-in-space-gets-closer/

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist: Man Builds Deadly Weapons With Items He Bought AFTER Going Through Airport Security

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/12/13/the-tsa-is-no-match-for-this-mad-scientist-man-builds-deadly-weapons-with-items-he-bought-after-going-through-airport-security/

Forget the Big Bang - 'Rainbow Gravity' theory suggests our universe has NO beginning and stretches out infinitely

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2521901/Forget-Big-Bang--Rainbow-Gravity-theory-suggests-universe-NO-beginning-stretches-infinitely.html

HEL-MD takes out mortars and UAVs with vehicle-mounted laser

http://www.gizmag.com/hel-md-vehicle-mounted-laser-test/30116/

Micro laser sintering technology to 3D print tiny metal parts

http://www.gizmag.com/micro-laser-sintering-3d-prints-tiny-metal-parts/30115/

Rinspeed shows what the self-driving car will be like to ride in

http://www.gizmag.com/rinspeed-self-driving-concept/30104/

Store Mannequins With RFID Tracking Now Recording Everything You Do (VIDEOS)

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=15838

Thursday, December 12, 2013

The Top 10 Science Stories of 2013

http://discovermagazine.com/galleries/2013/dec/top-10-science-stories-of-2013

How strong is tech relationship between Israel and US?

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/business/2013/12/technology-relation-israel-us-patents-investments-academy.html

Weird object hints at Saturn's moon-making skill

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24738

Poverty Influences Early Brain Development

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/12/poverty-influences-early-brain-development

3D Motion Tracking System Follows You Through Walls

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2013/12/3d-motion-tracking-system-follows-you-through-walls

Mystery Object Blocking Five-Story Tall ‘Bertha’ Tunnel-Boring Machine in Seattle

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/12/12/mystery-object-blocks-bertha-the-giant-tunnel-boring-machine-in-seattle/

New Wi-Fi Technology Can Track You Through Walls

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/12/new-wi-fi-technology-can-track-you-through-walls/

Yellowstone Super-Volcano is FAR Bigger Than Previously Thought

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/12/12/yellowstone-super-volcano-is-far-bigger-than-previously-thought/

Archaeology vs. Physics: Conflicting roles for old lead

http://www.gizmag.com/relics-physics-archaeology-roman-lead/30032/

Spanking Children Slows Cognitive Development and Increases Risk of Criminal Behavior, Expert Says

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131211103958.htm

Lizard Has One-Way Breathing; Hints at How Dinosaurs Breathed?

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/12/11/lizard-has-one-way-breathing-hints-at-how-dinosaurs-breathed/

A Cybernetic Implant That Repairs Brain Damage

http://io9.com/a-cybernetic-implant-that-restores-function-to-damaged-1480353775

Considering the humanity of nonhumans

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/science/considering-the-humanity-of-nonhumans.html

Chameleons Use Colorful Language to Communicate: Chameleons' Body Regions Are 'Billboards' for Different Types of Information

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131211134233.htm

Constantly Taking Photographs STOPS Our Brains From Remembering What Happened

http://the-trumpet-online.com/constantly-taking-photographs-stops-brains-remembering-happened/