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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Virus Kills Melanoma in Animal Model

http://www.alnmag.com/news/virus-kills-melanoma-animal-model

Mental health: On the spectrum

http://www.nature.com/news/mental-health-on-the-spectrum-1.12842

Scientists Are Trying to Get Supermarket Tomatoes’ Flavor to Catch Up

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=scientists-trying-get-supermarket-tomatoes-flavor-catch-up

Potential diabetes breakthrough Harvard researchers discover hormone that spurs beta cell production; research boosted by federal funding

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/04/potential-diabetes-breakthrough/

Carbon Nanotube Sensor Detects Glucose in Saliva

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/514456/carbon-nanotube-sensor-detects-glucose-in-saliva/

Big & Small House proves less really can mean more

http://www.gizmag.com/big-small-house/27299/

Herschel space telescope shuts down

http://www.gizmag.com/herschel-space-observatory/27310/

SSC completes engine testing on Tuatara supercar, teases 1,700 hp

http://www.gizmag.com/ssc-teases-1700-hp/27276/

Smart dust computers are no bigger than a snowflake

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21829146.400-smart-dust-computers-are-no-bigger-than-a-snowflake.html

How Ray Kurzweil Will Help Google Make the Ultimate AI Brain

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2013/04/understanding-human-mind.html

Spanish region saves a fortune by moving to open source Linux for 40,000 government PCs

http://news.techeye.net/software/spanish-region-saves-a-fortune-by-moving-to-open-source

Ten Responses to the Technological Unemployment Problem

http://declineofscarcity.com/?p=2790

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Preserving Memory

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130429164635.htm

Cat and Mouse: One Gene Is Necessary for Mice to Avoid Predators

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130429154115.htm

Lab-quality microscope now mounts onto most Apple iOS devices

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57581990-1/lab-quality-microscope-now-mounts-onto-most-apple-ios-devices/

The Times and Troubles of the Scientific Method (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8wi0QnYN6s

Virgin's passenger spaceship completes first rocket test flight

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/29/us-space-virgingroup-idUSBRE93S0X520130429

IBM building most powerful computer in history to unravel origin of the universe

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2012/04/03/ibm-building-most-powerful-computer-in-history-to-unravel-origin-of-the-universe/

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Can Neuroscience Conquer Obesity?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/can-neuroscience-conquer-obesity

Will Neuroscience Conquer Art?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/will-neuroscience-conquer-art-2

Attention Baby Boomers: Get Screened for Hepatitis C

http://www.laprogressive.com/texas-goes-blue/

Movement of Pyrrole Molecules Defy 'Classical' Physics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130426115449.htm

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Why Do We Have to Be Shocked Into Being Motivated to Lead?

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/neil-degrasse-tyson-why-do-we-have-to-be-shocked-into-being-motivated-to-lead

Coelacanth Genome Mapped

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/04/coelacanth-genome-mapped.html

It’s Not a Lack of Technology That’s Keeping Trains From Going Driverless

http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/04/why-arent-trains-autonomous/

How Do You Puke Without Gravity? (Video)

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/133431-2013-04-27-how-do-you-puke-without-gravity-video.htm

A New Computer Screen Reaches Out to Touch You

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/514261/a-new-computer-screen-reaches-out-to-touch-you/

How Giant Concrete Balls Could Make Wind Power More Efficient

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/133451-2013-04-27-how-giant-concrete-balls-could-make-wind-power-more-efficient.htm

Largest Current Study Of AIDS Vaccine Shut Down Because It Doesn't Work

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-04/largest-current-study-aids-vaccine-shut-down-because-it-doesnt-work

Crazy scientists develop implantable microchip that supposedly induces appetite suppression

http://vineoflife.net/2013/04/27/crazy-scientists-develop-implantable-microchip-that-supposedly-induces-appetite-suppression/

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Racing Car With Electric Drive

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130426073718.ht

Astronomer Studies Far-Off Worlds Through 'Characterization by Proxy'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130426114641.htm

We tried to weaponize the weather

http://www.salon.com/2013/04/27/we_tried_to_weaponize_the_weather/

Hitting 'Reset' in Protein Synthesis Restores Myelination: Suggests New Treatment for Misfolded Protein Diseases Such as Alzheimer's

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130426135037.htm

Computer Scientists Suggest New Spin On Origins Of Evolvability

http://www.eurasiareview.com/27042013-computer-scientists-suggest-new-spin-on-origins-of-evolvability/

Scientists Officially Link Processed Foods to Autoimmune Disease

http://energyfanatics.com/2013/04/25/scientists-officially-link-processed-foods-autoimmune-disease

Friday, April 26, 2013

Nanowires Grown On Graphene Have Surprising Structure

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130423135847.htm

Virtual, Squishy Creatures Evolve to Run Using Evolutionary Algorithms

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130423135843.htm

With Wave of the Hand, Researchers Create Touch-Based Interfaces

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130425132808.htm

'Taxels' Convert Mechanical Motion to Electronic Signals

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130425142247.htm

Einstein's Gravity Theory Passes Toughest Test Yet

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130425142250.htm

Keeping Beverages Cool in Summer: I''s Not Just the Heat, It's the Humidity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130425142441.htm

Tracking Gunfire With a Smartphone

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130425213800.htm

Body Size Conveyed by Voice Determines Vocal Attractiveness

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424185157.htm

Clenching Right Fist May Give Better Grip On Memory

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424185159.htm

Nasal Lining Used to Breach Blood/Brain Barrier

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424185207.htm

Gut Bacteria Byproduct Predicts Heart Attack and Stroke

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424185211.htm

Rethinking Early Atmospheric Oxygen: Possibility of More Dynamic Biological Oxygen Cycle On Early Earth Than Previously Supposed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424185213.htm

Scientists Detect 'Dark Lightning' Energy Burst Linked to Visible Lightning

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424210319.htm

Stem-cell 'symphony' creates patterns in feathers

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23439-stemcell-symphony-creates-patterns-in-feathers.html

What Happened When One Man Pinged the Whole Internet

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/514066/what-happened-when-one-man-pinged-the-whole-internet/

In pictures: Top ten green buildings in the US

http://www.gizmag.com/aia-top-ten-green-buildings-2013/27215/

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Atheist Professor Jerry Coyne Fiddles While the Darwinian Palace Burns

http://www.algemeiner.com/2013/04/25/atheist-professor-jerry-coyne-fiddles-while-the-darwinian-palace-burns/

Light Bursts out of a Flying Mirror

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130423134142.htm

New Research Findings Open Door to Zinc-Oxide-Based UV Lasers, LED Devices

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130423110815.htm

Cause of LED Efficiency Droop Finally Revealed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130423102328.htm

Humans Feel Empathy for Robots: fMRI Scans Show Similar Brain Function When Robots Are Treated the Same as Humans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130423091111.htm

Atrophy in Key Region of Brain Associated With Multiple Sclerosis

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130423091107.htm

Universality of Circular Polarization in Star And Planet-Forming Regions: Implications for the Origin of Homochirality of Life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130423090924.htm

Sporting Events: Clear Your Memory to Pick a Winner

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130422154923.htm

Lazy Eye Disorder Treated With Video Game Tetris

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130422122953.htm

Using Black Holes to Measure the Universe's Rate of Expansion

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130422123040.htm

FlipperBot: Sea Turtles and Flipper-Driven Robot Reveal Principles of Moving On Sand and Other Granular Media

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130423211711.htm

Battery and Memory Device in One

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424081052.htm

New Matter-Antimatter Difference Observed in LHCb Experiment at CERN

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424094512.htm

Material Loss Protects Teeth Against Fatigue Failure

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424185059.htm

The New Technology of Light

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/the-new-technology-of-light

What is Holding Back 3-D Printing?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/what-is-holding-back-3-d-printing

How to Build a Deflector Shield for Deep Space Travel

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/how-to-build-a-deflector-shield-for-deep-space-travel

Diamond Crystals Could Create a Quantum Computer Internet

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/diamond-crystals-could-create-a-quantum-computer-internet

Tart cherries linked to reduced risk of stroke

http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201304/tart-cherries-linked-reduced-risk-stroke

A Library Of Every Drug That Could Ever Exist

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-04/scientists-build-library-all-possible-drug-compounds-could-exist

Brain Cells Will Control The Power Plants Of The Future

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-04/brain-cells-will-control-power-plants-future

Psychopaths Are Not Neurally Equipped to Have Concern for Others

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424161108.htm

Worm therapy: Why parasites may be good for you

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130422-feeling-ill-swallow-a-parasite

Drinking One 12-Ounce Sugar-Sweetened Soft Drink a Day Can Increase the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 22 Percent, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130424185205.htm

Lumbia assesses and helps treat lower back pain

http://www.gizmag.com/lumbia-back-pain-belt/27226/

BlabDroid robots want to interact with us humans

http://www.gizmag.com/blabdroid-robot/27207/

BBC Predictions for Next Fifty Years

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2013/04/bbc-predictions-for-next-fifty-years.html

Super Towers?

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2013/04/super-towers.html

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Human Rights Watch Seeks To Ban Killer Robots

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/human-rights-watch-seeks-to-ban-killer-robots

Tiny Surgical Tools Perform Biopsies

http://www.alnmag.com/news/tiny-surgical-tools-perform-biopsies

Mom's Anxiety May Suppress Baby's Immune System

http://www.livescience.com/28966-mom-anxiety-suppress-baby-immune-system.html

SpaceX Grasshopper Flies High

http://www.universetoday.com/101627/spacex-grasshopper-flies-high/

How to Build an Artificial Womb

http://io9.com/how-to-build-an-artificial-womb-476464703

Grape intake may protect against metabolic syndrome-related organ damage

http://www.uofmhealth.org/news/archive/201304/grape-intake-may-protect-against-metabolic-syndrome-related

Gut Microbe Makes Diesel Biofuel

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=gut-microbe-makes-diesel-biofuel

The Biggest Limitation on Human Thought: Certainty

http://bigthink.com/60-second-reads/the-biggest-limitation-on-human-thought-certainty

Evolution Isn't Neat. Why Your Brain is a Freaking Mess.

http://bigthink.com/in-their-own-words/evolution-isnt-neat-why-your-brain-is-a-freaking-mess

Stephen Hawking and Amateur Philosopher Syndrome (APS)

http://frontpagemag.com/2013/jack-kerwick/stephen-hawking-and-amateur-philosopher-syndrome-aps/

Shrinking Proton Conforms to New Theory

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2013/04/shrinking-proton-conforms-to-new-theory.html

Is traveling back in time impossible? Experts say maybe not

http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/pelletier20130424

IEET Audience Certain About a Cure for Dementia Soon

http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/poll20130421

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Move Over, QWERTY: Here Comes KALQ

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/move-over-qwerty-here-comes-kalq

Researchers: Berries Boost Brain Function

http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/newswidget/blueberries-strawberries-brain-health-polyphenolics/2013/04/22/id/500731

Internet Archaeology: Behold the Most Hilarious Abandoned Websites

http://www.wired.com/underwire/2013/04/websites-stuck-in-time

A Brief Social Science Methodology Primer – Renowned Harvard Economists Please Take Note

http://www.social-europe.eu/2013/04/a-brief-social-science-methodology-primer-renowned-harvard-economists-please-take-note/

Stem Cell Transplant Restores Memory, Learning in Mice

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130421151613.htm

Monday, April 22, 2013

Scientist Steven Eaton jailed for falsifying drug test results

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-22186220

Hiring As Science, Thanks To Big Data

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/hiring-as-science-thanks-to-big-data

Noninvasive Gene Therapy Restores Neurons in Rats

http://www.alnmag.com/news/noninvasive-gene-therapy-restores-neurons-rats

Mice play guinea pigs in cancer treatment

http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/04/21/2545282/mice-play-guinea-pigs-in-cancer.html

“How can the brain understand itself?”

http://www.salon.com/2013/04/22/how_can_the_brain_understand_itself/

New process could allow any plant to serve as a food source

http://www.gizmag.com/cellulose-starch-food-plants/27175/

Discovery May Help Prevent HIV: Insights Into Eliminating Reservoirs of HIV-1

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130417164630.htm

Photons Run out of Loopholes: Quantum World Really Is in Conflict With Our Everyday Experience

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415124910.htm

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Men and Women Have the Same Emotions, Behave the Same

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/men-and-women-have-the-same-emotions-behave-the-same

Brain Puzzle: What is Perception?

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/brain-puzzle-what-is-perception

Sex in Space Could Be Out of this World ... Or Not

http://www.space.com/20718-sex-childbirth-space-mars-mission.html

LED-equipped wakeboards light up waves from sunrise to sunset

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/132915-2013-04-21-led-equipped-wakeboards-light-up-waves-from-sunrise-to-sunset.htm

Dinosaur Species Discovered in Madagascar: 'Lonely Small Bandit,' History's Missing Link

http://www.designntrend.com/articles/3900/20130419/dinosaur-species-discovered-madagascar-lonely-small-bandit-missing-link.htm

Mathematical Models Out-Perform Doctors in Predicting Cancer Patients' Responses to Treatment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130420110651.htm

Revolutionary New Device Joins World of Smart Electronics: New Flexible, Transparent, Photosensitive Device

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130419121116.htm

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Fame Shortens People's Lives, Says New Study

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/fame-shortens-peoples-lives-says-new-study

What Women Look for in Sexual Partners

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/what-women-look-for-in-sexual-partners

Muscle Repair After Injury Helped by Fat-Forming Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130419171649.htm

Technique Unlocks Design Principles of Quantum Biology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130419120954.htm

Research Harnesses Solar-Powered Proteins to Filter Harmful Antibiotics from Water

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130419121112.htm

Freedom of Assembly: Scientists See Nanoparticles Form Larger Structures in Real Time

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130419171645.htm

New Research Holds Promise for Treatments for a Range of Women's Health Issues

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130418162308.htm

Topical Use of Arthritis Drug Provides Relief for Dry Eye Disease, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130418162310.htm

High-Salt Diet and Ulcer Bug Combine to Increase Risk of Cancer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130418162314.htm

Andres Lozano: Parkinson's, depression and the switch that might turn them off (video)

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

Friday, April 19, 2013

We Don't Sleep Like We Used To

http://bigthink.com/experts-corner/we-dont-sleep-like-we-used-to

Why do babies calm down when they are carried?

http://www.riken.go.jp/en/pr/press/2013/20130419_2/

Stem Cell Senescence Drives Aging, Study Suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130418124340.htm

Nanoparticles Found in Everyday Items Can Inhibit Fat Storage: Gold Nanoparticles Accelerate Aging

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130418162138.htm

Solar Cell Could Dramatically Improve Energy Harvest

http://www.livescience.com/28845-solar-cell-improves-efficiency.html

Iron Man 3 in Smell-O-Vision: 4DX hits Japanese theaters

http://www.gizmag.com/iron-man-3-4dx/27143/

EuropaCity: Paris's BIG green little brother

http://www.gizmag.com/europacity-big/27114/

Sandwichbike wooden bicycle arrives flat-packed in a cardboard box

http://www.gizmag.com/sandwichbike-flat-packed-wooden-bicycle/27151/

Bioscope plays digital movies in relative time

http://www.gizmag.com/bioscope-movie-player/27142/

Next-generation Very Light Car architecture takes center stage

http://www.gizmag.com/edison2-new-very-light-car-architecture/27089/

It’s Time for Next Phase in Search for Alien Life, Scientists Say

http://vineoflife.net/2013/04/19/its-time-for-next-phase-in-search-for-alien-life-scientists-say/

Scientists to crunch crisp craving mystery

http://www.thelocal.de/sci-tech/20130415-49099.html

NASA’s Kepler telescope discovers three new planets in ‘habitable zone’

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/04/18/nasas-kepler-telescope-discovers-three-new-planets-in-habitable-zone/

Tiny wireless LED activates neurons to release dopamine

http://vineoflife.net/2013/04/18/tiny-wireless-led-activates-neurons-to-release-dopamine/

Thursday, April 18, 2013

An Alternative To Surgical Staples, Inspired By A Parasite

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/an-alternative-to-surgical-staples-inspired-by-a-parasite

Researchers Identify and Block Protein That Interferes With Appetite-Suppressing Hormone

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130417185906.htm

Spayed or Neutered Dogs Live Longer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130417185904.htm

Detecting Autism from Brain Activity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130417185539.htm

Scientists Pinpoint Brain's Area for Numeral Recognition

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416180022.htm

Quantum Computing Taps Nucleus of Single Atom

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130417131807.htm

A New Twist for Quantum Systems

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130417131823.htm

Hydrogen Sulfide Greatly Enhances Plant Growth: Key Ingredient in Mass Extinctions Could Boost Food, Biofuel Production

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130417185531.htm

Super-Nanotubes: 'Remarkable' Spray-On Coating Combines Carbon Nanotubes With Ceramic

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130417185908.htm

FDA Bars Generic Versions of Painkiller OxyContin

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324485004578427130649260130.html

Andres Lozano: Parkinson's, depression and the switch that might turn them off (video)

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Powerpot Turns Heat and Water Into Electricity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416114124.htm

Cheaper Natural Gas-Powered Cars On the Horizon?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416114127.htm

For the Very First Time, Two Spacecraft Will Fly in Formation With Millimeter Precision

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416114208.htm

Building a Better Capacitor With Custom Nanorods

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416121738.htm

Softening Steel Problem Expands Computer Model Applications

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416144620.htm

Strange New Bursts of Gamma Rays Point to a New Way to Destroy a Star

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416144743.htm

Small in Size, Big On Power: New Microbatteries the Most Powerful Yet

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416151929.htm

. Plasma Device Could Revolutionize Energy Generation and Storage

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416151931.htm

Researchers Create Novel Optical Fibers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416171628.htm

'Survival of the Fittest' Now Applies to Computers: Surprising Similarities Found Between Genetic and Computer Codes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416171631.htm

Could Life Be Older Than Earth Itself?

http://news.yahoo.com/could-life-older-earth-itself-175255318.html

3 Ways to Disagree With Someone (Only One Way is Recommended)

http://bigthink.com/60-second-reads/3-ways-to-disagree-with-someone-only-one-way-is-recommended

Reading the Face: The Importance of Social Intelligence

http://bigthink.com/in-their-own-words/reading-the-face-the-importance-of-social-intelligence

Rat Brain 'GPS' Maps Routes to Rewards

http://www.alnmag.com/news/rat-brain-gps-maps-routes-rewards

Making Large Numbers of Stem Cells Requires Only One Ingredient

http://www.alnmag.com/news/making-large-numbers-stem-cells-requires-only-one-ingredient

Roaches, Mosquitoes, and Birds: The Coming Micro-Drone Revolution

http://www.rightsidenews.com/2013041632356/us/homeland-security/roaches-mosquitoes-and-birds-the-coming-micro-drone-revolution.html

New type of solar structure cools buildings in full sunlight

http://scienceblog.com/62418/new-type-of-solar-structure-cools-buildings-in-full-sunlight/

3 Reasons Why Your IT Job Is Safe From the Cloud

http://blog.sherweb.com/3-reasons-why-your-it-job-is-safe-from-the-cloud/

PowerWINDows aims to rethink the wind turbine

http://www.gizmag.com/powerwindows-eco-friendly-wind-turbine/26995/

“Rapid Deployment Module” shelter assembles in 25 minutes, no tools required

http://www.gizmag.com/rapid-deployment-module/27077/

3D print your own headphones, right down to the audio jack

http://www.gizmag.com/karich-3d-printed-headphones/27093/

DIMOVE WAVEpro works your body – if you can manage to stand on it

http://www.gizmag.com/dimove-wavepro-works-your-body/27082/

Hang on tight – Outrider USA's electric recumbent trikes can go up to 40 mph

http://www.gizmag.com/outrider-electric-recumbent-tricycles/27105/

Smack Attack puts a drum kit on the steering wheel to make gridlock more fun

http://www.gizmag.com/smack-attack-steering-wheel-drums/27104/

Tiny new LEDs can be injected into the brain

http://www.gizmag.com/injectable-leds/27107/

New Citation X rolls out of the hangar to claim world's fastest business jet crown

http://www.gizmag.com/cessna-production-new-citation-x/27109/

Blandito – a burrito in furniture form

http://www.gizmag.com/blandito-shapable-furniture/27100/

Reconfigurable QWERTY Sofa concept could hold the key to a nice lie down

http://www.gizmag.com/qwerty-sofa-concept-zoloft/27081/

World's largest optical telescope gets construction approval

http://www.gizmag.com/tmt-construction/27083/

Velkess flywheel technology promises cleaner, more efficient energy storage

http://www.gizmag.com/velkess-flywheel-technology-large-scale-energy-storage/27088/

Rat Grows Human Ear, Shows Promise For Regenerative Medicine

http://www.singularityweblog.com/rat-grows-human-ear-promise-for-regenerative-medicine/

Following a Western Style Diet May Lead to Greater Risk of Premature Death

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415124542.htm

Brain Development Is Guided by Junk DNA That Isn't Really Junk

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415172010.htm

Medical Researchers Implant Telescope for Macular Degeneration

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415151446.htm

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Makes Stunning Leap Toward Private Spaceflight

http://www.space.com/20694-spaceshiptwo-virgin-galactic-test-flight.html?cmpid=520728

This is your brain on music

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/15/health/brain-music-research/index.html

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Cholesterol Increases Risk of Alzheimer's and Heart Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415182507.htm

Mathematics Provides a Shortcut to Timely, Cost-Effective Interventions for HIV

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415172312.htm

Multitasking Runners Can Read On a Treadmill Using New System

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415172312.htm

Plant Protein Shape Puzzle Solved by Molecular 3-D Model

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415182505.htm

Photons test quantum paradox Contextuality theorem could improve secure communication.

http://www.nature.com/news/photons-test-quantum-paradox-1.12808

Mammoth remains discovered in Mexico

http://lightyears.blogs.cnn.com/2013/04/16/mammoth-remains-discovered-in-mexico/

Gooey Suits Help Teensy Critters Survive Space Conditions

http://www.livescience.com/28723-how-critters-survive-space.html

Linked smartphones catch the action from all angles

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21829125.500-linked-smartphones-catch-the-action-from-all-angles.html

A Robot Helps To Put Together An IKEA Table

http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2013-04/watch-robot-help-make-ikea-table

The First App-Controlled Bionic Hand

http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2013-04/first-app-controlled-bionic-hand

10 Years After Matrix Trilogy, Agent Smith Stars In GE Ad

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/132602-2013-04-16-10-years-after-matrix-trilogy-agent-smith-stars-in-ge.htm

Coral-repairing robots take a step closer to reality

http://www.gizmag.com/coralbot-kickstarter/27090/

Could Wood Feed the World?

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/04/could-wood-feed-the-world.html

Jobs, humans, and machines: Implications for society

http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/pelletier20130416

Florida battles slimy invasion by giant snails

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/14/us-usa-florida-snails-idUSBRE93D05620130414

Monday, April 15, 2013

Graphene Vanadium Ribbons for Powerful Batteries

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/04/graphene-vanadium-ribbons-for-powerful.html

Obama’s BRAIN gets hammered Telling neuroscientists to stop criticizing a big government research project is not how science should be done

http://www.salon.com/2013/04/15/obamas_brain_gets_hammered/

Memory Effect Now Also Found in Lithium-Ion Batteries

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130414193213.htm

Better Batteries from Waste Sulfur

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130414193441.htm

Paralyzed Monkey Controls Arm Via Brain

http://www.livescience.com/28671-paralyzed-monkey-controls-arm-with-brain.html

Human Gene Patentability Case Heads To Supreme Court

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/14/human-gene-supreme-court_n_3081399.html

Bugatti sets world convertible speed record

http://www.gizmag.com/bugatti-convertible-speed-record/27036/

Green Ray announces most efficient LED light available, Philips demos prototype better still

http://www.gizmag.com/green-ray-philips-most-efficient-leds/27046/

SmartWallit keeps track of your wallet and phone

http://www.gizmag.com/smartwallit-track-wallet-phone/27035/