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Sunday, June 30, 2013

How Living in Cities Makes You More Creative

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/how-living-in-cities-makes-you-more-creative

New Theory of the Brain Overturns Past Dogma

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/new-theory-of-the-brain-overturns-past-dogma

Why the Brain is So Well Suited to Celebrity Worship

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/why-the-brain-is-so-well-suited-to-celebrity-worship

Late Bedtimes and Less Sleep May Lead to Weight Gain in Healthy Adults

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130628160840.htm

'First Bionic Eye' Retinal Chip for Blind

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130629164628.htm

Eating Right, Exercise May Help Prostate Cancer Patients Reduce Risk of Aggressive Tumors

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130629164623.htm

Getting a Good Night's Sleep Is a Nightmare for Many Americans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130629164630.htm

Biomarker Predicts Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence After Tamoxifen Treatment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130629164733.htm

Divorce Early in Childhood Affects Parental Relationships in Adulthood

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130629164737.htm

Mimicking Living Cells: Synthesizing Ribosomes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130629164739.htm

Why Google Won't Hire You

http://bigthink.com/praxis/why-google-wont-hire-you

How patent trolls hijacked the building blocks of life

http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/how-patent-trolls-hijacked-the-building-blocks-of-life

Neil deGrasse Tyson (caught on camera): The Universe is Trying to Kill You

http://bigthink.com/big-think-mentor/neil-degrasse-tyson-caught-on-camera-the-universe-is-trying-to-kill-you

Saturday, June 29, 2013

10 Greatest Ideas in the History of Science

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/10-greatest-ideas-in-the-history-of-science

Large-Scale Quantum Chip Validated: Prototype Quantum Optimization Chip Operates as Hoped

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130628131027.htm

Beak-to-Brain Nerve May Help Birds Navigate

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/06/beak-to-brain-nerve-may-help-bir.html

Large-Scale Quantum Chip Validated: Prototype Quantum Optimization Chip Operates as Hoped

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130628131027.htm

Brain's 'Garbage Truck' May Hold Key to Treating Alzheimer's and Other Disorders

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627142402.htm

Latest Ray Comfort Film to ‘Shatter the Faith of the Average Believer in Evolution’

http://vineoflife.net/2013/06/29/latest-ray-comfort-film-to-shatter-the-faith-of-the-average-believer-in-evolution/

Friday, June 28, 2013

A 700,000-Year-Old Horse Gets Its Genome Sequenced

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130626142938.htm

Can Home-Culture Images Impair Second-Language Skills?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130626143108.htm

Spy games: Inventor of World Wide Web accuses West of hypocrisy

http://rt.com/news/inventor-web-government-hypocrisy-305/

Mouse cloned from drop of blood

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23068423

Breakthrough in Internet Bandwidth: New Fiber Optic Technology Could Ease Internet Congestion, Video Streaming

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627142406.htm

Scientists Discover Thriving Colonies of Microbes in Ocean 'Plastisphere'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627142549.htm

Could a Diet High in Fish and Flax Help Prevent Broken Hips?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627151640.htm

Large Dead Zone Forming in the Gulf

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627161358.htm

The Hidden Internet: Exploring The ‘Deep Web’ (Video)

http://chrisinmaryville.net/the-hidden-internet-exploring-the-deep-web.html

How to Convince People to Invest in You

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/3-reasons-why-youre-better-off-with-me

High-Resolution Mapping Technique Uncovers Underlying Circuit Architecture of the Brain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627131841.htm

Prevailing View of How the Brain Is Wired Overturned?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627141724.htm

After Great Dane Success, Cancer Doc Eyes Brain Tumors

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627142410.htm

Early Brain Stimulation May Help Stroke Survivors Recover Language Function

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627161434.htm

Surgeons Report Melanoma Recurs After 10 Years in More Than 6 Percent of Patients

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627161438.htm

Gold Standard Dialysis Procedure May Not Be So Golden for Elderly Patients

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627190329.htm

Protein in Blood Exerts Natural Anti-Cancer Protection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627190331.htm

The Dizzying Journey to a New Cancer Arsen

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/340/6140/1514.full

Inside the Minds of Murderers: Impulsive Murderers Much More Mentally Impaired Than Those Who Kill Strategically

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627131835.htm

Telomere Length Influences Cancer Cell Differentiation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627190657.htm

NASA's Voyager 1 Explores Final Frontier of Our 'Solar Bubble'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627140803.htm

Could Quantum Brain Effects Explain Consciousness?

http://www.livescience.com/37807-brain-is-not-quantum-computer.html?cmpid=527280

Woman's 'Foot Orgasm' Is First Known Case

http://www.livescience.com/37828-foot-orgasm-syndrome-report.html

Chimeric Embryos May Soon Get Their Day in the Sun

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/340/6140/1509.full

Chemists Work to Desalinate the Ocean for Drinking Water, One Nanoliter at a Time

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130627125525.htm

PairASight lets other people in on what you're seeing

http://www.gizmag.com/pairasight-pov-video-glasses/28086/

New cancer treatment beats chemotherapy without the toxic side effects

http://www.gizmag.com/lymphoma-treatment-cancer-ibrutinib/28085/

Can You Really Beat the Heat With a $20, D-I-Y Air Conditioner? (We Give It a Try)

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/06/27/can-you-really-beat-the-heat-with-a-20-d-i-y-air-conditioner-we-give-it-a-try/

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Age-Related Smelling Loss Significantly Worse in African-Americans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130612184038.htm

Sleep Mechanism Identified That Plays Role in Emotional Memory

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130612224140.htm

Michael Archer: How we'll resurrect the gastric brooding frog, the Tasmanian tiger (video)

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

New To The Cloud: Your House Keys

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/new-to-the-cloud-your-house-keys

A Data Repository For Artificial Body Parts

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/a-data-repository-for-artificial-body-parts-2

Danish Company Creates 3D Printer Gun-Blocking Software

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/danish-company-creates-3d-printer-gun-blocking-software

Flu Shot Effective Regardless of Circulating Flu Strain, Research Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625162235.htm

Crabgrass' Secret: The Despised Weed Makes Herbicide to Kill Neighboring Plants

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130626113650.htm

How Men and Women Cooperate

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130626113654.htm

How Throwing Made Us Human

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130626142710.htm

DNA Found Outside Genes Plays Largely Unknown, Potentially Vital Roles: Thousands of Previously Unknown RNA Molecules Identified

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130626143122.htm

New Brain Imaging Study Provides Support for the Notion of Food Addiction

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130626153922.htm

A Stepping-Stone for Oxygen On Earth

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130626153924.htm

Researchers Find Zinc's Crucial Pathway to the Brain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130626162822.htm

The Secrets of Ancient Roman Concrete

http://www.history.com/news/the-secrets-of-ancient-roman-concrete

Robot astronaut Kirobo headed for ISS in August

http://www.gizmag.com/kibo-iss-launch-date/28054/

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Three Chinese Astronauts Land After Record-Breaking Spaceflight

http://www.space.com/21720-china-astronauts-land-shenzhou-10.html?cmpid=527263

Laser Guided Codes Advance Single Pixel Terahertz Imaging

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625141221.htm

Flu Shot Effective Regardless of Circulating Flu Strain, Research Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625162235.htm

Man implants magnet in his ear for use as wireless headphone

http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/man-implants-magnet-in-his-ear-for-use-as-wireless-headphone

Why Warp Drives Aren't Just Science Fiction

http://www.technewsdaily.com/18427-warp-drives-wormholes-ftl.html

DFKI's robot ape to colonize the Moon?

http://www.gizmag.com/dfki-robot-chimp-moon-space/28044/

VEPS sensor detects signs of traumatic brain injury before it's too late

http://www.gizmag.com/veps-traumatic-brain-injury-rapid-diagnosis/28042/

New Theory: Emotions Arise Through the Integration of Perceptual and Cognitive Information

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625073819.htm

First-Ever Therapeutic Offers Hope for Improving Blood Transfusions

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625120937.htm

Researchers Strike Gold With Nanotech Vaccine

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625192547.htm

'Nuclear Pasta' in Neutron Stars: New Type of Matter Found

http://www.space.com/21722-nuclear-pasta-neutron-stars-matter.html?cmpid=527263

Utensil Color, Shape, Size Affect Food Flavor

http://news.discovery.com/human/psychology/utensil-color-shape-size-affect-food-flavor-130625.htm

Video Game Tech Used to Steer Cockroaches On Autopilot

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625121233.htm

High-Octane Bacteria Could Ease Pain at the Pump: Engineered E. Coli Mass-Produce Key Precursor to Potent Biofuel

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625121331.htm

Solar Cell Record: Conversion-Efficiency Record for a Two-Junction Solar Cell Measured Under One-Sun Illumination

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625141210.htm

Human and Canine Lymphomas Share Molecular Similarities, First Large-Scale Comparison Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130625140935.htm

Student to Pay $675K for Sharing 30 Songs on the Internet

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/crime/student-pay-675k-sharing-30-songs-internet

Targeted Viral Therapy Destroys Breast Cancer Stem Cells in Preclinical Experiments

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130624111008.htm

New 'Biowire' Technology Matures Human Heart by Mimicking Fetal Heartrate

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130624133127.htm

An Expansive Physical Setting Increases a Person's Likelihood of Dishonest Behavior

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130624133145.htm

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Two Mutations Triggered an Evolutionary Leap 500 Million Years Ago

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130624152617.htm

Can You 3D-Print Your Dream Home?

http://www.technewsdaily.com/18390-can-you-3d-print-your-dream-home.html

DHA found to reduce aggression and violent behavior in young men: Research

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/136819-2013-06-21-dha-found-to-reduce-aggression-and-violent-behavior-in-young.htm

Want People To Look Hotter? Get Your Brain Zapped

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-06/want-everyone-around-you-seem-better-looking-just-get-your-brain-zapped

Search for ETs: discovery could happen in 1-3 decades, experts say By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/495.html

Caesar The Robot Can See And Hear You | Video

http://www.technewsdaily.com/18281-caesar-the-robot-can-see-and-hear-you-video.html

Gem Genesis Decoded

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/06/gem-genesis-decoded.html

Brain Cancer: Hunger for Amino Acids Makes It More Aggressive

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130624132800.htm

Molecule That Reduces Fats in Blood Identified

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130624141342.htm

'Nerdy' Mold Needs Breaking to Recruit Women Into Computer Science

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130624141414.htm

'Don't touch my junk DNA!' says gene signal sequence

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/0625/Don-t-touch-my-junk-DNA!-says-gene-signal-sequence

Four habitable planets orbiting three tiny suns? New first in planet-hunting.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/0625/Four-habitable-planets-orbiting-three-tiny-suns-New-first-in-planet-hunting

These Plants Do Math

http://www.businessinsider.com/scientists-plants-arithmetic-calculation-2013-6

Storing data in individual molecules

http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/storing-data-in-individual-molecules.html

The AK-47 vs. AR-15: Which Is the Better Rifle?

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/06/25/the-ak-47-vs-ar-15-which-is-the-better-rifle/

Basic income versus the robots

http://www.newstatesman.com/economics/2013/06/basic-income-versus-robots

In Hawaii, as on Mars, Lava Tubes Hide Secrets Beneath the Surface

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/06/25/in-hawaii-as-on-mars-lava-tubes-hide-secrets-beneath-the-surface/

Monday, June 24, 2013

Antidepressants 'could be risk to unborn babies'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23005367

Startpage Protects Your Privacy!

https://startpage.com/

Face it: Monogamy is unnatural

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/21/opinion/laslocky-monogamy-marriage/index.html

Privacy services companies stand up against Big Brother

http://rt.com/news/privacy-services-companies-boom-142/

Supreme Court rules generic-drug makers can´t be sued over defects

http://www.lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=741341

Low-Income Uninsured U.S. Adults Less Likely to Have Chronic Conditions Compared With Medicaid Enrollees

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130623144930.htm

Sugar Solution Makes Tissues See-Through

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130623144947.htm

Getting to Grips With Migraine: Researchers Identify Some of the Biological Roots of Migraine from Large-Scale Genome Study

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130623144952.htm

The Genome's 3-D Structure Shapes How Genes Are Expressed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130623145058.htm

iFetch allows a dog to play fetch on its own

http://www.gizmag.com/ifetch-automatic-fetch-dog/28022/

Nissan unveils the world's fastest electric racer at Le Mans

http://www.gizmag.com/nissan-zeod-rc-worlds-fastest-electric-racer/28018/

Using Tor and other means to hide your location piques NSA's interest in you

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/06/24/using-tor-and-other-means-to-hide-your-location-piques-nsas-interest-in-you/

Insane Cases of Genetic Engineering

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/06/24/insane-cases-of-genetic-engineering/

Sunday, June 23, 2013

How Did a Third Radiation Belt Appear in the Earth's Upper Atmosphere?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620162840.htm

Building Operating System Provides Brain for Smarter Cities

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621095330.htm

New Method 700 Times Faster Than the Norm for Magnifying Digital Images

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621095512.htm

Two-Dimensional Atomically-Flat Transistors Show Promise for Next Generation Green Electronics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621095713.htm

Beyond Silicon: Transistors Without Semiconductors

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621121015.htm

Scientists Solve Riddle of Strangely Behaving Magnetic Material

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621121018.htm

Oddest Couple Share 250 Million Year Old Burrow

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130622154602.htm

Alzheimer's Disease Protein Controls Movement in Mice

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621132645.htm

Are Dogs 'Kids?': Owner-Dog Relationships Share Striking Similarities to Parent-Child Relationships

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621095502.htm

Solitary Mutation Destroys Key 'Window' of Brain Development

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621095320.htm

Scientists Discover Previously Unknown Requirement for Brain Development: Brain Requires Thalamic Input as Well as Genetics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621095328.htm

Changes in Cell Shape May Lead to Metastasis, Not the Other Way Around

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130621141658.htm

Why 3D-Printed Houses Matter

http://bigthink.com/endless-innovation/why-3d-printed-houses-matter

Welcome to the Era of Cognitive Computing

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/welcome-to-the-era-of-cognitive-computing

Friday, June 21, 2013

The Problem with the Neuroscience Backlash

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements/2013/06/the-problem-with-the-neuroscience-backlash.html

Women's Facial Features Can Determine Length of Relationship

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620214010.htm

Total Amount of Exercise Important, Not Frequency, Research Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620132406.htm

Thirdhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620132459.htm

How a Mutated Protein Outwits Evolution and Fuels Leukemia

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620142852.htm

Bigbrain: An Ultra-High Resolution 3-D Roadmap of the Human Brain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620142928.htm

Light and Nanoprobes Detect Early Signs of Infection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620162846.htm

Hong Kong Skyscrapers Appear to Fall in Real-World Illusion

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620162848.htm

Harvard's insect-sized HAMR robots bug out

http://www.gizmag.com/harvard-insect-sized-hamr-robots/27998/

Snail Trail Reveals Ancient Human Migration

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620084633.htm

'Forrest Gump' Mice Show Too Much of a Good Thing, Can Be Bad

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620111232.htm

Uncovering Quantum Secret in Photosynthesis

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620142932.htm

Study of Insect Bacteria Reveals Genetic Secrets of Symbiosis

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620142954.htm

The Red Queen Was Right: Life Must Continually Evolve to Avoid Extinction

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620142934.ht

Factors That Influence Spinach Contamination Pre-Harvest Determined

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620162842.htm

Does Cloning Produce Better Embryonic Stem Cells?

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/340/6139/1390.full

Itsy Bitsy Bikini Bad for Woman? (video)

http://vineoflife.net/2013/06/21/the-godly-truth-about-bikinis-the-shocking-truth/

Microsoft ready to cough up (potentially big!) bounty bucks for bugs

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/06/21/microsoft-ready-to-cough-up-potentially-big-bounty-bucks-for-bugs/

My Brain, Life, Future - Dick Pelletier

http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/pelletier20130621

Human organs ‘could be grown in animals within a year’

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/06/21/human-organs-could-be-grown-in-animals-within-a-year/

Thursday, June 20, 2013

The Jobs of the Knowledge Economy Are Not What You Think

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/the-jobs-of-the-knowledge-economy-are-not-what-you-think

What Do Memories Look Like?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619122123.htm

Researchers Discover Immunity Mechanism: Platelets Patrolling the Bloodstream

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619101646.htm

Altered Brain Structure in Pathological Narcissism

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619101434.htm

We’ll be uploading our entire MINDS to computers by 2045 and our bodies will be replaced by machines within 90 years, Google expert claims

http://vineoflife.net/2013/06/20/well-be-uploading-our-entire-minds-to-computers-by-2045-and-our-bodies-will-be-replaced-by-machines-within-90-years-google-expert-claims/

3D-Printed Microbattery Could Power Tomorrow's Electronics

http://www.technewsdaily.com/18386-3d-printed-battery-powers-tiny-electronics.html

Flu Vaccine Protects Millions

http://news.discovery.com/human/health/flu-vaccine-protects-millions-130619.htm

Taikonaut Teaches Science on China's Space Station

http://news.discovery.com/space/taikonaut-teaches-science-on-chinas-space-station-130620.htm

First Known Four-Quark Particle Pops Up In Japanese Collider

http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-06/four-quark-particle-pops-japanese-collider

Carbon Nanotube Harpoon Catches Individual Brain-Cell Signals

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619195129.htm

Drug Shows Surprising Efficacy as Treatment for Chronic Leukemia, Mantle Cell Lymphoma

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619195217.htm

Scientists Identify Emotions Based On Brain Activity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619195137.htm

Outlook Is Grim for Mammals and Birds as Human Population Grows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619102601.htm

Was Prehistoric Rock Art Strategically Placed to Reveal a Cosmological Puzzle?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619122129.htm

New Details About H7N9 Influenza Infections That Suddenly Appeared in China

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619164847.htm

Scientists Date Prehistoric Bacterial Invasion Still Present in Today's Plant and Animal Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619164804.htm

Tokyoflash's new watch tells the time and your blood alcohol level

http://www.gizmag.com/tokyoflash-kisai-intoxicated-watch-with-breathalyzer/27990/

EADS unveils its vision for the future of aviation

http://www.gizmag.com/eads-concepts-paris/27979/

A Homely Rodent May Hold Cancer-Fighting Clues

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/19/science/a-homely-rodent-may-hold-cancer-fighting-clues.html

Practical New Approach to Holographic Video Could Also Enable 2-D Displays With Higher Resolution and Lower Power Consumption

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619132450.htm

Beetles, housefly larvae open new frontier in animal feed sector

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/19/us-feed-insects-idUSBRE95I0WC20130619

A Battery Made of Wood?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130619195221.htm

Silver makes antibiotics thousands of times more effective

http://www.nature.com/news/silver-makes-antibiotics-thousands-of-times-more-effective-1.13232

Tough Love: Male Spiders Die for Sex

http://www.livescience.com/37536-spiders-die-for-sex.html?cmpid=527276

Advantages of an Internet Phone Line

http://dollarinsiders.com/advantages-of-an-internet-phone-line/

Privacy officials from six nations want answers about Google Glass

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/06/20/privacy-officials-from-six-nations-want-answers-about-google-glass/

Skynet rising: Google acquires 512-qubit quantum computer; NSA surveillance to be turned over to AI machines

http://vineoflife.net/2013/06/20/skynet-rising-google-acquires-512-qubit-quantum-computer-nsa-surveillance-to-be-turned-over-to-ai-machines/

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

China Readying 1st Moon Rover for Launch This Year

http://www.space.com/21618-china-moon-rover-launch-2013.html

Uniquely Shaped Enzyme Amazes Chemists

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617104517.htm

Intelligent Glasses Designed for Professors

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617104515.htm

Cheetah-Cub: A Robot That Runs Like a Cat

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617104608.htm

Four Microphones and a Computer Algorithm Are Enough to Produce a 3-D Model of a Simple, Convex Room

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617160856.htm

A Microphone That Listens With Light: Microphones Have Hyper-Acute Hearing and a Sense of Direction

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618101616.htm

Which Qubit My Dear? New Method to Distinguish Between Neighboring Quantum Bits

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618101738.htm

Academics Earn Street Cred With TED Talks but No Points from Peers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618141447.htm

Study Finds the Sweet Spot -- And the Screw-Ups -- That Make or Break Environmental Collective Actions

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617160858.htm

Aspirin May Fight Cancer by Slowing DNA Damage

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618101151.htm

IQ Link to Baby's Weight Gain in First Month

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618101141.htm

Whooping Cough Has Lifelong Health Impact, Study Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618101612.htm

Storytelling Program Helps Change Medical Students' Perspectives On Dementia

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618113846.htm

It's the Way You Tell Em': Study Discovers How the Brain Controls Accents and Impersonations

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618113854.htm

Timing of Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation May Affect How Bone Adapts to Exercise

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618125028.htm

Getting Enough Sleep Could Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618131848.htm

Fiber-Optic Pen Helps See Inside Brains of Children With Learning Disabilities

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618131852.htm

Chemical Probe Confirms That Body Makes Its Own Rotten Egg Gas, H2S, to Benefit Health

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130618131854.htm

Study: Aspirin May Stave Off Accumulation of Cancer-Causing Mutations

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/study-aspirin-may-stave-off-accumulation-of-cancer-causing-mutations/81248499/

China ‘Hair Stockings’ May Help Scare Off ‘Perverts,’ Everyone

http://vineoflife.net/2013/06/19/but-honey-im-just-protecting-myself/

Britain prepared to develop ‘killer robots’, minister says

http://vineoflife.net/2013/06/19/britain-prepared-to-develop-killer-robots-minister-says/

Possible Treatment for One of the Main Symptoms of Premature Aging Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617111257.htm

Ailing NASA Telescope Spots 503 New Alien Planet Candidates

http://www.space.com/21570-nasa-kepler-alien-planet-candidates.html

Sunflowers Do the Math

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/06/scienceshot-sunflowers-do-the-ma.html?ref=hp

Red-Meat Eaters Increase Risk of Diabetes With More Portions

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-17/red-meat-eaters-increase-risk-of-diabetes-with-more-portions.html

Texas becomes first US state to ban warrantless email snooping

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/06/19/texas-becomes-first-us-state-to-ban-warrantless-email-snooping/

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Which Came First, Life or Earth?

http://bigthink.com/devil-in-the-data/which-came-first-life-or-earth

El Al Tests Anti-Missile Defense System for Passenger Aircraft (VIDEO)

http://www.algemeiner.com/2013/06/18/el-al-tests-missile-defense-system-for-passenger-aircraft-video/

Artificial Bone: Designing Synthetic Materials and Quickly Turning the Design Into Reality With 3-D Printing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617122359.htm

Medical Assessment in the Blink of an Eye

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617122500.htm

Is There an Invisible Tug-Of-War Behind Bad Hearts and Power Outages?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617122409.htm

Medical Researchers Design Variant of Main Painkiller Receptor

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130614230415.htm

When It Comes to Mammals, How Big Is Too Big?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130616210700.htm

High-Fat Diet During Pregnancy Contributes to Offspring's Increased Weight

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130617142033.htm