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Friday, May 31, 2013

Novel Approach to Create Red Blood Cells, Platelets in Vitro

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130530153340.htm

Asteroids Provide Sustainable Resource, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130530144807.htm

The Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole May Be Snacking On Asteroids

http://vineoflife.net/2013/05/31/asteroids-its-whats-for-dinner/

How Social Comparisons Cloud Our Thinking

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/how-social-comparisons-cloud-your-thinking

What If Your Physical Body Was Your Password?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/what-if-your-physical-body-was-your-password

Man Plays Guitar During Brain Surgery

http://news.discovery.com/human/health/man-plays-guitar-during-brain-surgery-130531.htm

Science for All

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/340/6136/1032.full

High-Efficiency Zinc-Air Battery Developed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529154646.htm

New Mathematical Model Links Space-Time Theories

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130530094633.htm

Water-Rock Reaction May Provide Enough Hydrogen 'Food' to Sustain Life in Ocean's Crust or On Mars

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130530132541.htm

Why Animals Compare the Present With the Past

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130530142003.htm

One of the Moon's Mysteries Solved: Origin of Mascon Basins

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130530142009.htm

Biologists Take Snapshot of Fleeting Protein Process

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130530170046.htm

This Concept Electric Motorcycle Recharges In 10 Minutes

http://www.popsci.com/cars/article/2013-05/concept-electric-motorcycle-recharges-10-minutes

Omega-3s Help Heal Broken Hearts

http://www.alnmag.com/news/omega-3s-help-heal-broken-hearts

Transparent, Conductive Carbon Nanotube Films

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/305/5688/1273.short

Here’s How to Find Out If It’s a GMO Product

http://tv.greenmedinfo.com/heres-how-to-find-out-if-its-a-gmo-product/

Study Calls Into Question Primary Justification for Vaccines

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/study-disproves-cdcs-primary-justification-vaccination

Floome pocket breathalyzer calls you a cab when you've had enough

http://www.gizmag.com/floome-pocket-breathalyzer/27715/

Mars-Bound Astronauts Could Face Higher Risk of Cancer

http://www.space.com/21359-mars-radiation-manned-mission.html

Using Stem Cells Could Help Cure Type 1 Diabetes

http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1112860180/juvenile-diabetes-cure-from-adult-stem-cells-and-new-drug-053013/

Hybrid cloud computing will change IT skill sets, claims Morgan Stanley tech chief

http://xcluesiv.com/blog/2013/05/30/hybrid-cloud-computing-will-change-it-skill-sets-claims-morgan-stanley-tech-chief/

First interview with a dead man

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23583-mindscapes-first-interview-with-a-dead-man.html

Mice lacking serotonin swap sexual preferences

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23605

Quantum gravity takes singularity out of black holes

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23611

NASA Radar Reveals Asteroid Has Its Own Moon

http://vineoflife.net/2013/05/30/nasa-radar-reveals-asteroid-has-its-own-moon/

Windows 8.1 paints over the problems with Windows 8

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2040316/windows-8-1-paints-over-the-problems-with-windows-8.html

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Crowdfunded Asteroid-Hunting Telescope a Hit

http://news.discovery.com/space/asteroids-meteors-meteorites/asteroid-hunting-telescope-catches-public-fancy-and-dollars-130530.htm

Humanoid robots at work in a japanese factory

http://www.taito.fr/humanoid-robots-at-work-in-a-japanese-factory/

Almost human: Lab treats trauma with virtual therapy

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22630812

Crowdfunded Asteroid-Hunting Telescope a Hit

http://news.discovery.com/space/asteroids-meteors-meteorites/asteroid-hunting-telescope-catches-public-fancy-and-dollars-130530.htm

Gene Therapy Gives Mice Broad Protection to Pandemic Flu Strains, Including 1918 Flu

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529144242.htm

Illuminati Group Admits they are Nephilim…Sons of Fallen Angels! A Must See Video!

http://vineoflife.net/2013/05/30/illuminati-group-admits-they-are-nephilim-sons-of-fallen-angels-a-must-see-video/

Nuking Dangerous Asteroids Might Be the Best Protection, Expert Says

http://vineoflife.net/2013/05/30/what-about-the-fallout/

Einstein's 'Spooky Action' Common in Large Quantum Systems

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130528122433.htm

Just How Secure Is Quantum Cryptography?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130528122435.htm

For Pundits, It's Better to Be Confident Than Correct

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130528143718.htm

Human Scabs Serve as Inspiration for New Bandage to Speed Healing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529111337.htm

3-D Microelectrodes? Charred Micro-Bunny Sculpture Shows Promise of New Material for 3-D Shaping

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529111341.htm

Despite Safety and Other Concerns, Nuclear Power Saves Lives, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529111343.htm

Twitter May Become Less Interactive and More an Advertising Broadcast Medium Like TV or Radio

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529121059.htm

Cosmic Glitch: Astronomers Discover New Phenomenon in Neutron Star

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529130522.htm

'Low Sodium Diet' Key to Old Age for Stars: New Observations Challenge Current Stellar Theories

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529133246.htm

Organic Polymers Show Sunny Potential: Groundwork Laid for Block Copolymer Solar Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529154648.htm

More Precision from Less Predictability: A New Quantum Trade-Off

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529191041.htm

Thinking Beyond Memes: The Macrotrends that Matter

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/how-to-spot-macrotrends

Caterpillar Offers New System To Help Combat Driver Fatigue

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/caterpillar-offers-new-system-to-help-combat-driver-fatigue

Helping Schizophrenics Fight The Voices In Their Heads

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/helping-schizophrenics-fight-the-voices-in-their-heads

1, 2, 3, 4, I Declare A Cyberwar

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/1-2-3-4-i-declare-a-cyberwar

Heating And Cooling People Instead Of Buildings

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/heating-and-cooling-people-instead-of-buildings

Hiroshima's Optical Glass House constructed using 6,000 glass bricks

http://www.gizmag.com/optical-glass-house-hiroshima/27712/

Genetically-engineered mosquitoes lose nose for humans

http://www.gizmag.com/mosquito-smell-genetic-engineering/27714/

[NSFW] Realtouch Interactive: Remote sex is no longer a thing of the future (Part 2)

http://www.gizmag.com/realtouch-interactive-remote-sex-teledildonics/27441/

From Trauma to Tau: Researchers Tie Brain Injury to Toxic Form of Protein

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529191045.htm

Hendrik Poinar: Bring back the woolly mammoth!

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

Neuroscientists Discover New Phase of Synaptic Development

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529144327.htm

Even Shorter Bouts of High-Intensity Exercise Improve Physical Fitness in Inactive Men

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130529190821.htm

At High Speed, on the Road to a Driverless Future

http://vineoflife.net/2013/05/30/new-spin-on-the-automatic-automobile/

Mataerial: a 3D printer that seemingly defies gravity

http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/28/4371156/mataerial-3d-printing-anti-gravity-object-modeling-aom

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Future of the Internet “They better brace themselves”

http://vineoflife.net/2013/05/29/the-future-of-the-internet-they-better-brace-themselves/

Could There Be Life On Jupiter's Moons?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/could-there-be-life-on-jupiters-moons

Do Black Holes Create New Universes? Q&A With Physicist Lee Smolin

http://www.space.com/21335-black-holes-time-universe-creation.html?cmpid=525406

Over-the-counter body-worn covert video devices (What is unclassified and available to you now?)

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/135444-2013-05-29-over-the-counter-body-worn-covert-video-devices-what-is.htm

Women may “evolve” out of menopause, says scientist

http://www.salon.com/2013/05/29/women_may_evolve_out_of_menopause_says_scientist/

Sputnik Engineering builds solar-powered solar factory

http://www.gizmag.com/100-percent-renewable-office-and-production-building-burckhardt--partner/27683/

Replacing food: An engineer's approach to body fuel

http://www.gizmag.com/soylent-future-of-food/27684/

Meystyle launches off-the-wall LED wallpaper

http://www.gizmag.com/meystyle-led-wallpaper/27671/

Stanford's flying fish glider bests ordinary jumping robots

http://www.gizmag.com/flying-fish-glider/27690/

Lumigrids – the LED projector that keeps cyclists out of potholes

http://www.gizmag.com/lumigrids-led-projector/27691/

Cornell develops beer-pouring robot that anticipates people's actions

http://www.gizmag.com/anticipatory-robot/27692/

Soft robots could benefit from new light-controlled hydrogel

http://www.gizmag.com/hydrogel-light-controlled/27698/

Iron Man meets Star Trek: Space diving suit in development

http://www.gizmag.com/space-diving-iron-man-suit/27659/

Mammoth find: Preserved Ice Age giant found with flowing blood in Siberia

http://vineoflife.net/2013/05/29/mammoth-find-preserved-ice-age-giant-found-with-flowing-blood-in-siberia/

Striking Green-Eyed Butterfly Discovered in the United States

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130528122510.htm

Men, Women Lie About Sex to Match Gender Expectations

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130528122319.htm

Changing Gut Bacteria Through Diet Affects Brain Function

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130528180900.htm

How Do Plants Grow Toward the Light? Scientists Explain Mechanism Behind Phototropism

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130528105946.htm

New 1-Step Process for Designer Bacteria

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130528100238.htm

How Oral Sex or Having Sex Without a Condom Can Be Good For Women's Health

http://www.medicaldaily.com/articles/11641/20120821/semen-antidepressant-condom-women-evolution-reproduction.htm

Attention, Ladies: Semen Is An Antidepressant Vaginal exposure to semen elevates women's mood.

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/all-about-sex/201101/attention-ladies-semen-is-antidepressant

The New Xbox One Will be a “Monitoring Device Under the Guise of a Gaming Console”

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/05/29/the-new-xbox-one-will-be-a-monitoring-device-under-the-guise-of-a-gaming-console/

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

We Get Happier as We Age

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/we-get-happier-as-we-age-2

Pill that Stokes Female Sexual Desire Shows Early Promise

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/pill-that-stokes-female-sexual-desire-shows-early-promise

Understanding the Past and Predicting the Future by Looking Across Space and Time

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130525143731.htm

New Analysis Yields Improvements in a Classic 3-D Imaging Technique

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130525144032.htm

Why Google's Idea to Get Technology 'Out of the Way' Is Short-Sighted

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/maggie-jackson/google-technology-attention_b_3340306.html

Infant tooth reveals Neanderthal breastfeeding habits

http://www.nature.com/news/infant-tooth-reveals-neanderthal-breastfeeding-habits-1.13047

Antarctic Polar Icecap Is 33.6 Million Years Old

http://www.eurasiareview.com/28052013-antarctic-polar-icecap-is-33-6-million-years-old/

Death Highest in Heart Failure Patients Admitted in January, On Friday, and Overnight

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130525143854.htm

Nanotechnology in sports equipment: The game changer

http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=30661.php

Company pioneering new types of material for 3-D printer 'ink'

http://phys.org/news/2013-05-company-material-d-printer-ink.html

NASDAQ | Google and NASA make quantum leap with new computer

http://www.kurzweilai.net/nasdaq-google-and-nasa-make-quantum-leap-with-new-computer

NASA Asks: Could 3-D-printed Food Fuel a Mission to Mars?

http://www.spacenews.com/article/civil-space/35437nasa-asks-could-3-d-printed-food-fuel-a-mission-to-mars

Formula for Turning Cement Into 'Metal'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130527153703.htm

ASMR – free, intensely pleasurable relaxation for a lucky few

http://www.gizmag.com/asmr-free-tingles-relaxation-youtube-asmrtists/27667/

78,000 Apply for A One-Way Ticket to Colonize Mars

http://singularityhub.com/2013/05/28/78000-apply-for-a-one-way-ticket-to-colonize-mars/

Spin Zone: Physicists Get 1st Look at Strange Quantum Magnetism

http://www.livescience.com/34665-physicists-observe-quantum-magnetism.html

Synthetic biology

http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/pelletier20130528

Rats have a double view of the world

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130527100530.htm

Meta-Analysis: Bug and Weed Killers, Solvents May Increase Risk of Parkinson's Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130527231708.htm

Even Farm Animal Diversity Is Declining as Accelerating Species Loss Threatens Humanity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130527100624.htm

Time Travel – Fact or Fiction?

http://vineoflife.net/2013/05/27/time-travel-fact-or-fiction/

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Researcher teleports with a kitten

http://sciencenordic.com/researcher-teleports-kitten

Robot App Store's growing pains Developer moves from apps to education market

http://www.sfchronicle.com/technology/dotcommentary/article/Robot-App-Store-s-growing-pains-4548863.php?t=d7c18c057d47b02379

Ultrashort Laser Pulses Squeezed Out of Graphene

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=ultrashort-laser-pulses-graphene

Five Energy Companies Disrupting the Status Quo

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/2013/05/26/five-energy-companies-disrupting-the-status-quo/

3D Printer Launching to Space Station in 2014

http://www.space.com/20658-3d-printer-international-space-station-2014.html

Concrete Canvas Shelters '09

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/135249-2013-05-25-concrete-canvas-shelters-09.htm

Trip to Space With Leonardo DiCaprio Sells at Auction for $1.5 million

http://www.space.com/21299-virgin-galactic-leonardo-dicaprio-spaceflight.html

Destination Moon: Private Spaceflight Companies Eye Lunar Bases

http://www.space.com/21289-private-manned-moon-missions-nasa.html

NASA Inspects Ion Engine Prototype For Asteroid-Hauling Rocket

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-05/asteroid-hauling-rocket-may-be-ion-propelled

Cloned Human Embryo Study Comes Under Fire

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-05/cloned-human-embryo-paper-comes-under-fire

Expanding Agriculture in Amazon is ‘No-win’ scenario

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/05/expanding-agriculture-in-amazon-is-no.html

Challenging The Public’s View Of Gender And Science

http://www.eurasiareview.com/26052013-challenging-the-publics-view-of-gender-and-science/

Saturday, May 25, 2013

In 2022: ESA plans a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to search for life but the moon harbors many perils

http://vineoflife.net/2013/05/25/in-2022-esa-plans-a-mission-to-jupiters-moon-europa-to-search-for-life-but-the-moon-harbors-many-perils/

Active or 'Extremely Active' Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted for 2013

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524144951.htm

Students Perform Well Regardless of Reading Print or Digital Books

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524160710.htm

Cosmic Swirly Straws: Galaxies Fed by Funnels of Fuel

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524154813.htm

New Microsphere-Based Methods for Detecting HIV Antibodies

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524104044.htm

New Coating Method Accelerates Bonding With Bone Three Times Faster

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524103457.htm

Observation of Skyrmions (Magnetic Vortex Structures) in a Ferromagnet With Centrosymmetry

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524103459.htm

Researchers Design Photobioreactor to Produce Biofuel from Algae

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524104158.htm

Detection of the Cosmic Gamma Ray Horizon: Measures All the Light in the Universe Since the Big Bang

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524104644.htm

Research Effort Deep Underground Could Sort out Cosmic-Scale Mysteries

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524134308.htm

Facial-Recognition Technology Proves Its Mettle

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524142549.htm

Promising Strategy to Help Vaccines Outsmart HIV

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130524122012.htm

Advanced Biological Computer Developed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523180318.htm

Phil Hansen: Embrace the shake (video)

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

End of Eating Food - Dick Pelletier

http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/pelletier20130525

Area Student Arrested For Making A “Tornado in a Bottle”

http://girlsjustwannahaveguns.com/2013/05/area-student-arrested-for-making-a-tornado-in-a-bottle/

Friday, May 24, 2013

Toxic shock syndrome can't hide from fluorescent medical dressing

http://www.gizmag.com/medical-dressing-toxic-shock-syndrome/27632/

Mataerial 3D printer builds gravity-defying structures directly onto walls

http://www.gizmag.com/mataerial-3d-printer/27642/

Full-scale X-Wing replica touches down as world's largest Lego model

http://www.gizmag.com/x-wing-lego-largest/27643/

A Quantum Simulator for Magnetic Materials

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523143639.htm

Student science experiment finds plants won't grow near Wi-Fi router

http://www.mnn.com/health/healthy-spaces/blogs/student-science-experiment-finds-plants-wont-grow-near-wi-fi-router

How to Make Money Without a Job

http://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/budgeting/make-money-without-job.htm

How the Elite Plan to Live Forever

http://www.secretsofthefed.com/how-the-elite-plan-to-live-forever/

Material That Sorts Molecules by Shape Could Lower the Price of Gas

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/515066/material-that-sorts-molecules-by-shape-could-lower-the-price-of-gas/

Next-Generation Consumer 3-D Printer Arrives, but a Lawsuit Looms

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/515071/next-generation-consumer-3-d-printer-arrives-but-a-lawsuit-looms/

Wireless bio-absorbable circuits could kill bacteria

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130524-zapping-bacteria-the-wireless-way

Revising Darwin’s Sinking-Island Theory

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/05/revising-darwins-sinking-island-theory.html

Solving a semiconductor riddle

http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/solving-a-semiconductor-riddle-0524.html

Cold-Loving Bacteria Offer Clues for Life on Mars

http://www.space.com/21295-coldest-temperature-bacteria-found-in-permafrost.html

Balance is key to making quantum-dot solar cells work

http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/balance-key-to-making-quantum-dot-solar-cells-work-0524.html

Cockroaches evolving to avoid poisonous baits

http://www.sciencerecorder.com/news/cockroaches-evolving-to-avoid-poisonous-baits/

Viruses help keep people disease-free

http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21578359-viruses-help-keep-people-disease-free-virus-shield

Tomatoes: The World's Favorite Fruit, Only Better-Tasting and Longer-Lasting

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523143547.htm

Depression Linked to Telomere Enzyme, Aging, Chronic Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523004558.htm

What the Smallest Infectious Agents Reveal About Evolution

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523004605.htm

Breakthrough On Huntington's Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523082927.htm

Boosting Body's Natural Flu Killers as Way to Offset Virus Mutation Problem

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523083046.htm

Pay Attention: How We Focus and Concentrate

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523093319.htm

Regenerating Spinal Cord Fibers May Be Treatment for Stroke-Related Disabilities

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523101814.htm

Motion Quotient: IQ Predicted by Ability to Filter Visual Motion

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523143130.htm

Drug Reverses Alzheimer's Disease Deficits in Mice

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523143541.htm

Biophysicists Measure Mechanism That Determines Fate of Living Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523143735.htm

Cinnamon Compound Has Potential Ability to Prevent Alzheimer's

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523143737.htm

Technique to Detect Breast Cancer in Urine Developed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523180316.htm

It's Not Your Imagination: Memory Gets Muddled at Menopause

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130523181344.htm

Engineers Devise New Way to Produce Clean Hydrogen

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130521153938.htm

Drawing Closer to Alzheimer’s Magic Bullet? Drugs Found to Both Prevent and Treat Alzheimer's Disease in Mice

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130521153940.htm

Itch protein may hold key to cure for skin conditions

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23586-itch-protein-may-hold-key-to-cure-for-skin-conditions.html

Cold fusion reactor independently verified, has 10,000 times the energy density of gas

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/156393-cold-fusion-reactor-independently-verified-has-10000-times-the-energy-density-of-gas

California judge cites “Star Trek,” stuns copyright trolls

http://www.salon.com/2013/05/24/judge_slams_copyright_trollers_with_sanctions_order_star_trek_quotes_partner/

SAP to hire hundreds of autistic IT experts

http://www.thelocal.de/jobs/?site=tlse&AID=49819

Google Compute Engine: Too Little, Too Late?

http://xcluesiv.com/blog/2013/05/22/google-compute-engine-too-little-too-late/

Thursday, May 23, 2013

To Succeed, You Need to Play with Some Degree of Abandon

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/to-succeed-you-need-to-play-with-some-degree-of-abandon

Our Viral Inheritance

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/340/6134/820.full

A Floating Lab Explores the Fringes of Science and Gastronomy

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/340/6134/809.full

Going Green: U.S. Equipped to Grow Serious Amounts of Pond Scum for Fuel

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130521140916.htm

Better Understanding of Water's Freezing Behavior at Nanoscale

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130521152429.htm

Big Data, for Better or Worse: 90% of World's Data Generated Over Last Two Years

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522085217.htm

New Technique May Open Up an Era of Atomic-Scale Semiconductor Devices

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522112032.htm

Plasmonics: A Wave Without Diffraction

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522131024.htm

Fragile Mega-Galaxy Is Missing Link in History of Cosmos

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522131156.htm

Making Chaos Visible: As Chaos Celebrates Its 50th Birthday, Biophysicist Christian Herbst Develops a New Method to Visualize It

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522131200.htm

Innovation Could Bring Flexible Solar Cells, Transistors, Displays

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522142032.htm

Magnetic Field Misbehavior in Solar Flares Explained: The Culprit Is Turbulence

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522160303.htm

Fungus Among Us! Body's Microbes Mapped

http://www.livescience.com/34589-fungus-on-human-body-mapped.html

How to build a Mars colony that lasts – forever

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23542

The Story Behind Hairspray

http://www.stylelist.com/view/the-story-behind-hairspray/

Tiger's Basketball-sized Hairball Removed By Surgeons (VIDEO)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/22/tigers-basketballsized-ha_n_3322726.html

Hospitals Profit When Patients Develop Bloodstream Infections

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522141841.htm

Children of Married Parents Less Likely to Be Obese

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522142026.htm

Small, Speedy Plant-Eater Extends Knowledge of Dinosaur Ecosystems

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522142028.htm

Migraine and Depression Together May Be Linked With Brain Size

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522163919.htm

Pinpointing How Nature's Benefits Link to Human Well-Being

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522180317.htm

UGE replaces 4K wind turbine with mysterious mid-range VisionAIR

http://www.gizmag.com/uge-visionair-wind-turbine/27609/

Strawscraper concept calls for a wind energy-harvesting toupee

http://www.gizmag.com/strawscraper-piezoelectric-fiber-concept/27626/

IBM's Watson gets a job in customer service

http://www.gizmag.com/ibm-watson-customer-service/27597/

Acrobatic XRL robot takes cliffs and valleys in its stride

http://www.gizmag.com/xrl-robot-jumping-kodlab-upenn/27539/

Stem-cell treatment restores sight to blind man

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23568

Are You a Nacho, a Tomato or a String Bean? New Research Reveals the 7 Different Shapes of Modern Man

http://lewrockwell.com/spl5/7-shapes-of-modern-man.html

Insects, from Delicacy to Tool against Hunger

http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/05/insects-from-delicacy-to-tool-against-hunger/

Brain Can Be Trained in Compassion, Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522160352.htm

Slowing the Aging Process -- Only With Antibiotics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522131120.htm

Fish Oil May Help the Heart Beat Mental Stress

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522111951.htm

How Immune System Peacefully Co-Exists With 'Good' Bacteria

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522130951.htm

'Boys Will Be Boys' in U.S., but Not in Asia

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522180319.htm

Baby's Life Saved With Groundbreaking 3-D Printed Device That Restored His Breathing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522180102.htm

Mystery of Moon’s Magnetic Field Deepens

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/05/23/mystery-of-moons-magnetic-field-deepens/

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Jay Silver: Hack a banana, make a keyboard!

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

College Graduate, Your Skills Are Increasingly In Demand

http://bigthink.com/60-second-reads/college-graduate-your-skills-are-increasingly-in-demand

Buzz Aldrin's Out of This World Martian Technologies

http://bigthink.com/endless-innovation/buzz-aldrins-out-of-this-world-martian-technologies

How Kindle Promotes Bad Book-Reading Hygiene

 
http://bigthink.com/harpys-review/how-kindle-promotes-bad-book-reading-hygiene

Following the Flavor

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/340/6134/808.full

Warp Speed, Scotty? Star Trek's FTL Drive May Actually Work

http://www.space.com/21140-star-trek-warp-drive-possible.html

Black box software: a problem for science that extends to big data

http://gigaom.com/2013/05/16/black-box-software-a-problem-for-science-that-extends-to-big-data-2/