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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Take A Peek Into The Future: 3 Things to Look for When Hiring a Trend Forecaster

http://bigthink.com/amped/take-a-peek-into-the-future-3-things-to-look-for-when-hiring-a-trend-forecaster

A brief history of the condom

http://www.salon.com/2013/03/31/a_brief_history_of_the_condom_partner/

Tiny blue-bellied fish discovered in the Rio Negro

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2013/03/tiny-blue-bellied-fish.html

Head-On Collisions Between DNA-Code Reading Machineries Accelerate Gene Evolution

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130329125307.htm

Proof aspirin fights cancer A REGULAR dose of aspirin can slash the risk of developing cancer by almost a quarter, research has revealed.

http://www.express.co.uk/news/health/388093/Proof-aspirin-fights-cancer

Shroud of Turin Real? Debate Resurrected

http://www.livescience.com/28276-shroud-of-turin.html?cmpid=520533

Innate Immune System Can Kill HIV When a Viral Gene Is Deactivate

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130329085938.htm

Multi-Toxin Biotech Crops Not Silver Bullets, Scientists Warn

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130330130838.htm

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Programming Cells to Perform Disease-Fighting Computations

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/programming-cells-to-perform-disease-fighting-computations

Drunkorexia: How Alcohol Became a Weight-Loss Food

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/drunkorexia-how-alcohol-became-a-weight-loss-food

Romantic Failure: A Cultural and Cognitive Bias

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/romantic-failure-a-cultural-and-cognitive-bias

Could Crickets Solve the World's Malnutrition Problem?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/could-crickets-solve-the-worlds-malnutrition-problem

Electronic Implant Controls Appetite and Weight Gain

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/electronic-implant-controls-appetite-and-weight-gain

Telomeres – Should you Measure Yours with TeloMe?

http://biohackyourself.com/telomeres-should-you-measure-yours-with-telome/

Friday, March 29, 2013

Opposites Attract: How Cells and Cell Fragments Move in Electric Fields

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328125100.htm

Eating Disorders, Muscle Dysmorphia, and Self Perceived Masculinity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328075714.htm

Common Gene Variants Explain 42% of Antidepressant Response

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328091730.htm

Seeing Happiness in Ambiguous Facial Expressions Reduces Aggressive Behavior

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328080559.htm

What Attracts People to Violent Movies?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328091750.htm

America: Time to Shake the Salt Habit?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328091752.htm

How Diabetes Drug Delays Aging in Worms

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328125106.htm

Brain Scans Might Predict Future Criminal Behavior

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328125319.htm

New Vaccine-Design Approach Targets Viruses Such as HIV

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328161421.htm

Scientists Propose Revolutionary Laser System to Produce the Next LHC

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328075706.htm

Growing Plants On Mars

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328075708.htm

Large Robotic Jellyfish Could One Day Patrol Oceans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328124807.htm

Swarming Robots Could Be the Servants of the Future

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328125325.htm

Biological Transistor Enables Computing Within Living Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328142400.htm

Even Graphene Has Weak Spots

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328142410.htm

Smell-O-Vision, Now With Improved Resolution

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/smell-o-vision-now-with-improved-resolution

Think Then Walk Hardware Here

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/03/think-then-walk-hardware-here.html

Novel Brain Wave Model

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/03/novel-brain-wave-model.html

Excessive Sitting is Contraindicated

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/03/excessive-sitting-is-contraindicated.html

Katherine Kuchenbecker: The technology of touch

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/131311-2013-03-29-katherine-kuchenbecker-the-technology-of-touch.htm

Colin Camerer: Neuroscience, game theory, monkeys

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

Video: Science Settles the Charcoal vs. Gas Grilling Debate

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/03/video-the-art-of-grilling/

4-Billion-Pixel Panorama Lets You Explore Mars As If You Were Standing Next To Curiosity

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/131322-2013-03-29-4-billion-pixel-panorama-lets-you-explore-mars-as-if.htm

Akamai’s Plan for a Wireless Data Fast Lane

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/511831/akamais-plan-for-a-wireless-data-fast-lane/

How Herpesvirus Invades Nervous System

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130328091754.htm

Mercedes Bringing Tesla-Powered EV to U.S. Next Year

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/131250-2013-03-28-mercedes-bringing-tesla-powered-ev-to-u-s-next-year.htm

Watch A Ferrofluid Sculpture Move To The Rhythm

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/131256-2013-03-28-watch-a-ferrofluid-sculpture-move-to-the-rhythm.htm

A Disturbing Vision Of Augmented Reality In The Future

http://www.businessinsider.com/augmented-reality-future-2013-3#the-film-doesnt-show-what-happens-next-but-you-can-imagine-now-watch-sight-in-live-action-30

Scientists Claim 40% of Population Infected with “Mind Control Parasite”

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/03/29/scientists-claim-40-of-population-infected-with-mind-control-parasite/

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Why Sticking Around Is Sometimes the Better Choice for Males

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130326194100.htm

Quitting Marshmallow Test Can Be a Rational Decision

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130326194138.htm

Weber Faster One – the world's fastest street-legal sports car?

http://www.gizmag.com/weber-faster-one-sportscar-specs/26800/

Clean Electricity from Bacteria? Researchers Make Breakthrough in Race to Create 'Bio-Batteries'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325183900.htm

How to Build a Very Large Star

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327092340.htm

How Hard Is It to 'De-Anonymize' Cellphone Data?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327132547.htm

Engineers Enable 'Bulk' Silicon to Emit Visible Light for the First Time

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327133517.htm

Materials: Magnetic Mystery Solved

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327162422.htm

Web 4.0: The Ultra-Intelligent Electronic Agent is Coming

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/web-40-the-ultra-intelligent-electronic-agent-is-coming

Cannabis and Graham Hancock

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/03/cannabis-and-graham-hancock.html

Can Small Reactors Ignite a Nuclear Renaissance?

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/131235-2013-03-28-can-small-reactors-ignite-a-nuclear-renaissance.htm

Controversial Worm Keeps Its Position as Progenitor of Humankind

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327103039.htm

Fewer Children Mean Longer Life?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327103045.htm

Quantum Computing? Physicists' New Technique for Cooling Molecules May Be a Stepping Stone to Quantum Computing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327144129.htm

Just 'Weight' Until Menopause: How Estrogen Deficiency Affects Women's Fat Absorption

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327144131.htm

Do Intellectual Property Rights On Existing Technologies Hinder Subsequent Innovation?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327144133.htm

Saturn Is Like an Antiques Shop, Cassini Suggests; Moons and Rings Date Back to Solar System's Birth

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327170155.htm

Jaguar's XJR, the big cat's newest performance saloon debuts in New York

http://www.gizmag.com/jaguar-xjr-new-york/26816/

Like cars? Love coffee? The Espresso Veloce Machine may be for you

http://www.gizmag.com/subpac-feel-music/26837/

SubPac helps listeners feel their music ... literally

http://www.gizmag.com/subpac-feel-music/26837/

New animation tech could make motion capture suits obsolete

http://www.gizmag.com/markerless-motion-capture-tech/26458/

The Amazing Jellybean takes the guesswork out of power cycling

http://www.gizmag.com/amazing-jellybean-power-cycle/26838/

2014 Cadillac CTS loses weight, increases bam factor

http://www.gizmag.com/2014-cadillac-cts-new-york-auto-show/26835/

Student-build “Solarcopter” powered solely by the Sun's rays

http://www.gizmag.com/solarcopter-solar-helicopter/26645/

Energy-efficient Queen Alia International Airport opens in Jordan

http://www.gizmag.com/queen-alia-international-airport-jordan/26797/

Gut microbes could offer weight loss benefits of GBP surgery – without the surgery

http://www.gizmag.com/gastric-bypass-gut-microbes-weight-loss/26850/

Would you believe Rocket Golf?

http://www.gizmag.com/rocket-rocketry-golf-doug-frost/26777/

Miniature hit-to-kill rocket interceptor completes flight test

http://www.gizmag.com/eaps-miniature-hit-to-kill-interceptor-flight-tested/26824/

Richard Turere: My invention that made peace with lions

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

Harry Potter-Like Invisibility Cloak Works (in a Lab)

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/03/28/harry-potter-like-invisibility-cloak-works-in-a-lab/

Robo-Reporters to Replace Mainstream Journalists?

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/03/28/robo-reporters-to-replace-mainstream-journalists/

Science Blogger Gets ‘Sexist Comments’ About Being a Woman

http://www.aol.com/video/science-blogger-gets-sexist-comments-about-being-a-woman/517726286/

How Netflix Is Ruining Cloud Computing

http://xcluesiv.com/blog/2013/03/27/how-netflix-is-ruining-cloud-computing/

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Neil deGrasse Tyson's Universe of Ideas: Who to Follow & What to Read

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/inside-neil-degrasse-tysons-universe-of-ideas-what-to-read

Why US Aquatic Life Isn't Doing So Well These Days

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/why-us-aquatic-life-isnt-doing-so-well-these-days

World's First Solar-Powered Plane Can Fly At Night, Too

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/worlds-first-solar-powered-plane-can-fly-at-night-too

5 Steps to a 3-D Printed Eyeball

http://bigthink.com/big-think-top-5/5-steps-to-a-3-d-printed-eyeball

Yes, For Real, It’s An Invisible Bicycle Helmet And It IS Awesome

http://bigthink.com/design-for-good/yes-for-real-its-an-invisible-bicycle-helmet-and-it-is-awesome

Women Make Better Decisions Than Men, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130326101616.htm

Scientists Form New Nerve Cells -- Directly in the Brain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130326100839.htm

Ultrasound To Combat Liver Tumors

http://www.eurasiareview.com/27032013-ultrasound-to-combat-liver-tumors/

Should We Revive Extinct Species?

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2013/03/should-we-revive-extinct-species.html

America’s elite colleges are failing in the wired age: Study

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/26/americas-elite-colleges-are-failing-prepare-digita/

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Baltic Bronze Age at 1159 BC

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/03/baltic-bronze-age-at-1159-bc.html?u

Molecular Roots of Down Syndrome Unraveled

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/molecular-roots-of-down-syndrome-unraveled/81248140/

After Quantum Computers, Quark-Scale Computers

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/after-quantum-computers-quark-scale-computers

The Danger of Free Google Software

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/the-danger-of-free-google-software

Pentagon to Build Machines that Teach Themselves

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/pentagon-to-build-machines-that-teach-themselves

Social isolation shortens lifespan

http://www.nature.com/news/social-isolation-shortens-lifespan-1.12673

Mark Shaw: One very dry demo (video)

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

Catalyst in a Teacup: New Approach to Chemical Reduction

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325111214.htm

Laser Empties Atoms from the Inside out

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325093528.htm

Super Batteries? Hybrid Ribbons a Gift for Powerful Batteries

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325125607.htm

Violins Can Mimic the Human Voice

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325135302.htm

Other Stomach Microbiota Modulate Resistance to H. Pylori-Driven Ulcers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325135355.htm

New Mechanism for Long-Term Memory Formation Discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325135357.htm

Hunger-Spiking Neurons Could Help Control Autoimmune Diseases

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325160516.htm

Scientists Use DNA to Quickly Unravel Relationship Between Plants and Insects

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325160524.htm

Scientists Confirm First Two-Headed Bull Shark

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325184016.htm

Moon and Asteroids Share History, NASA Scientists Find

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325185237.htm

[NSFW] Review: Realtouch USB pleasure device brings porn into the 4th dimension (Part 1)

http://www.gizmag.com/nsfw-review-realtouch-sex-toy-for-men/26804/

Monday, March 25, 2013

Graphene aerogel takes world’s lightest material crown

http://www.gizmag.com/graphene-aerogel-worlds-lightest/26784/

Solar-powered 3D printer uses sand to make glass

http://www.scidev.net/en/new-technologies/icts/news/solar-powered-3d-printer-uses-sand-to-make-glass-1.html

Opposition filed against patent on 'humanized' apes

http://www.testbiotech.org/en/node/768

Speed of Light May Not Be Fixed, Scientists Suggest; Ephemeral Vacuum Particles Induce Speed-Of-Light Fluctuations

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325111154.htm

Engineers Explain Physics of Fluids Some 100 Years After Original Discovery

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322125349.htm

Foods Can Help Fight Inflammation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322154027.htm

Physical Activity During Youth May Help Reduce Fracture Risk in Old Age

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130323152440.htm

Alterations in Brain Activity in Children at Risk of Schizophrenia Predate Onset of Symptoms

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322174343.htm

Nerve Mapping Technology Improves Surgery for Compressed Nerves

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130323152444.htm

Genetic Analysis Saves Major Apple-Producing Region of Washington State

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130323152914.htm

Hubble Digs Up Galactic Glow Worm

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130324095135.htm

Paint-On Plastic Electronics: Aligning Polymers for High Performance

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130324151830.htm

Molecular ‘signature’ For Rapidly Increasing Form of Esophageal Cancer Discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130324151834.htm

Venus Vortices Go for Chaotic Multi-Storey Strolls Around the Poles

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130324152140.htm

DNA Damage Occurs as Part of Normal Brain Activity, Scientists Discover

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130324152259.htm

Nuclear Life of Actin Uncovered: Protein With Key Job in Muscle Function Moonlights in Nucleus to Help Regulate Genes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130324152310.htm

Nature Versus Nurture: Better Looking Birds Have Healthier Babies, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130324201814.htm

Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells Repair Gut Damage

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130324202036.htm

Multi-Purpose Wonder Can Generate Hydrogen, Produce Clean Water and Even Provide Energy

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320094856.htm

Heart repair breakthroughs replace surgeon's knife

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/heart-repair-breakthroughs-replace-surgeons-knife

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Top 5 investigative videos of the week: Higgs boson explained

http://www.salon.com/2013/03/24/top_5_investigative_videos_of_the_week_higgs_boson_explained/

Comet, Not Asteroid, Killed Dinosaurs, Study Suggests

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/130929-2013-03-23-comet-not-asteroid-killed-dinosaurs-study-suggests.htm

7 Surprising Things That Sex Cures

http://goodmenproject.com/sex-relationships/7-surprising-things-that-sex-cures-bits-and-pieces/

Renewable Energy in 50 Years: 3 Predictions

http://bigthink.com/experts-corner/renewable-energy-in-50-years-3-predictions

Mind Memes for Spring: The Universe is Older and Extreme is the New Normal

http://bigthink.com/mind-memes/mind-memes-for-spring

Does studying science make you a better person?

http://www.salon.com/2013/03/23/does_studying_science_make_you_a_better_person_partner/

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Brain Scans Can Now Tell Who You’re Thinking About

http://singularityhub.com/2013/03/23/brain-scans-can-now-tell-who-youre-thinking-about/

Science-fiction turns real: Genetically engineering animals for war

http://www.salon.com/2013/03/23/science_fiction_turns_real_genetically_engineering_animals_for_war/

Identification of risk loci with shared effects on five major psychiatric disorders: a genome-wide analysis

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2812%2962129-1/fulltext#article_upsell

Oceans May Be Common on Rocky Alien Planets

http://www.space.com/20282-alien-planets-habitable-oceans.html

Terradynamics: Technique Could Help Designers Predict How Legged Robots Will Move On Granular Surfaces

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130321141443.htm

Scientists Develop Innovative Twists to DNA Nanotechnology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130321141448.htm

Quantum Computers Counting On Carbon Nanotubes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130321141514.htm

Quantum Computers Coming Soon? Metamaterials Used to Observe Giant Photonic Spin Hall Effect

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130321151921.htm

Implantable Telescope Lens to Treat Macular Degeneration Available at Johns Hopkins

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130321221315.htm

Parent Induces Guilt, Child Shows Distress

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322090748.htm

Cooled Integrated Circuit Amplifies With Lowest Noise So Far

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322090744.htm

How Organic Magnets Grow in a Thin Film

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322090755.htm

Men and Women Get Sick in Different Ways: Developing Gender-Specific Medicine Is a Major Challenge of the Future

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322090850.htm

Did Evolution Give Us Inflammatory Disease?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322104255.htm

Spatial Memory: Mapping Blank Spots in the Cheeseboard Maze

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322104258.htm

Blocking an Inflammation Pathway Prevents Cardiac Fibrosis, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322104304.htm

Immune-Cell Therapy Could Strengthen Promising Melanoma Treatment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322104324.htm

First Migration from Africa Less Than 95,000 Years Ago: Ancient Hunter-Gatherer DNA Challenges Theory of Early Out-Of-Africa Migrations

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130322114856.htm

Engineered immune cells battle acute leukaemia

http://www.nature.com/news/engineered-immune-cells-battle-acute-leukaemia-1.12643

Ancient Giant Trees Found Petrified in Thailand

http://www.livescience.com/28052-giant-trees-found-in-thailand.html

Star Caught Circling Black Hole at Record-Breaking Speed

http://www.space.com/20303-black-hole-star-speed-record.html

Elon Musk: The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity ...

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

Danny Hillis: The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B

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

Thursday, March 21, 2013

With wireless blood testing, no more needles?

http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/with-wireless-blood-testing-no-more-needles/15528

Astronomers Create a Black Hole in a Bathtub


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/astronomers-create-a-black-hole-in-a-bathtub

'End of Men'? Not Even Close

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320094431.htm

Why Red Algae Never Colonized Dry Land


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320095036.htm

'Brain Waves' Challenge Area-Specific View of Brain Activity


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320115111.htm

How Two Brain Areas Interact to Trigger Divergent Emotional Behaviors

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320142554.htm

Scientists Discover 'Lubricant' for Earth's Tectonic Plates: Hidden Magma Layer Could Play Role in Earthquakes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320142705.htm

Baffling Blood Problem Explained: 60-Year-Old Health Mystery Solved

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320155104.htm

Brain Mapping Reveals Neurological Basis of Decision-Making in Rats

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320155232.htm

Herschel Discovers Some of the Youngest Stars Ever Seen


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320192829.htm

Genetic Evidence That New Therapies Targeting Parkinson's Disease May Cause Harm

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320212617.htm

Robot-Delivered Speech and Physical Therapy a Success


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320212622.htm

Older Grandfathers Pass On Autism Risk Through Generations

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130320212820.htm

Exclusive Interview: Ray Kurzweil Discusses His First Two Months At Google


http://singularityhub.com/2013/03/19/exclusive-interview-ray-kurzweil-discusses-his-first-two-months-at-google/

Explaining how extra virgin olive oil protects against Alzheimer’s disease


http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_ARTICLEMAIN&node_id=223&content_id=CNBP_032447&use_sec=true&sec_url_var=region1&__uuid=acdeae1a-348e-48f0-8262-e999b455ea3c

Salamandra robotica II moves swiftly on both land and water


http://www.gizmag.com/salamandra-robotica-ii-amphibious-robot/26726/

When Animals Learn to Control Robots, You Know We’re in Trouble

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/130821-2013-03-21-when-animals-learn-to-control-robots-you-know-were-in.htm?From=News

New Map Made of First Trillionth of a Trillionth of a Second After Big Bang

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/03/new-planck-data/

Solar Wind Energy Source Discovered


http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2013/03/solar-wind-energy-source-discovered.html

Peacock spider (video)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=d_yYC5r8xMI

Human sexuality is naturally promiscuous, primarily amorous

http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/02/human-sexuality-is-naturally-promiscuous-primarily-amorous/

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Do Statin Drugs Cause Memory Loss?


http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/03/do-statin-drugs-cause-memory-loss.html

Your Next Smartphone Screen May Be Made of Sapphire


http://www.technologyreview.com/news/512411/your-next-smartphone-screen-may-be-made-of-sapphire/

The CIA Is About To Sign A Game-Changing $600 Million Deal With Amazon


http://www.businessinsider.com/cia-600-million-deal-for-amazons-cloud-2013-3

Cod-derived Peptide Inhibits Cancer Metastasis in Animal Models


http://www.alnmag.com/news/cod-derived-peptide-inhibits-cancer-metastasis-animal-models

“H.M.” – The Man Who Had Part Of His Brain Removed And Changed Neuroscience Forever


http://singularityhub.com/2013/03/20/h-m-the-man-who-had-part-of-his-brain-removed-and-changed-neuroscience-forever/

Laser-Like Photons Signal Major Step Towards Quantum 'Internet'


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130319124214.htm

Uncontrolled Hypertension Could Bring Increased Risk for Alzheimer's Disease


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318180441.htm

Hands-On Treatment Improves Chronic Low Back Pain, Reduces Medication Use


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318202917.htm

Experiments Find Strongest Shapes With 3-D Printing


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318202919.htm

Chimps and Teamwork: Scientists Find Origins of Teamwork in Our Nearest Relative, the Chimpanzee


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318203327.htm

Hormone Combination Shows Promise in the Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318203332.htm

Global Rise in Type 1 Diabetes May Be Linked to Reduced Exposure to Pathogens in Early Life


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318203334.htm

Electrons Are Not Enough: Cuprate Superconductors Defy Convention


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130319091727.htm

Neanderthal Brains Focused On Vision and Movement Leaving Less Room for Social Networking


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130319093639.htm

Sleep Study Reveals How the Adolescent Brain Makes the Transition to Mature Thinking


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130319102757.htm

Tomatoes That Mimic Actions of Good Cholesterol Created


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130319144154.htm

Fantastic Flash Memory Combines Graphene and Molybdenite


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130319144535.htm

Biennial Mammograms Best After 50, Even for Women With Dense Breasts, Experts Say


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130319144537.htm

Scientists Discover Reasons Behind Snakes' 'Shrinking Heads'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130319160435.htm

Hitachi's ROPITS tablet-controlled, self-driving urban vehicle


http://www.gizmag.com/hitachi-ropits-self-driving-urban-vehicle/26727/

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter sees GRAIL's lunar impact


http://www.gizmag.com/lro-grail-moon-impact-nasa/26721/

Tiny, personal blood testing laboratory gets under your skin


http://www.gizmag.com/blood-test-implant-epfl/26729/

University of Cambridge debuts virtual talking head capable of expressing human emotions


http://www.gizmag.com/zoe-talking-head-avatar/26716/

Ghost towns of the Web

http://www.salon.com/2013/03/20/ghost_towns_of_the_web/

Academic Copyright: The bad news and the good news


http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/academic-copyright-some-bad-news-and-some-good-news

Meat Is Good for You. Here Are the 5 Best Places to Eat Meat.

http://www.bkmag.com/BKFood/archives/2013/03/20/meat-is-good-for-you-here-are-the-5-best-places-to-eat-meat

Sweden runs out of garbage, forced to import from Norway

http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/recycling/blogs/sweden-runs-out-of-garbage-forced-to-import-from-norway

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Federal License Granted To Manufacturer Of 3D-Printed Guns

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/federal-license-granted-to-manufacturer-of-3d-printed-guns

It's in the Cards: Human Evolution Influences Gamblers' Decisions


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318104745.htm

Breakthrough in Electricity Storage: New Large and Powerful Redox Flow Battery


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318105003.htm

Self-Assembled Nanostructures Enable a Low-Power Phase-Change Memory for Mobile Electronic Devices


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318105317.htm

Depression Stems from Miscommunication Between Brain Cells; Study Challenges Role of Serotonin in Depression


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318105329.htm

Magnets Are Chaotic -- And Fast -- At the Very Smallest Scale


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318132452.htm

Putting the Clock in 'Cock-A-Doodle-Doo'


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318132625.htm