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Saturday, November 30, 2013

Google Employees Confess the Worst Things About Working at Google

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229950

NASA Talks Astronauts On Lunar Far Side By 2028

http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2013/11/30/nasa-talks-astronauts-on-lunar-far-side-by-2028/

Japanese Company Proposes Giant Solar Panel Belt Around Moon To Solve Energy Problems

http://www.ibtimes.com/japanese-company-proposes-giant-solar-panel-belt-around-moon-solve-energy-problems-1489570

Researchers Find Missing Component in Effort to Create Primitive, Synthetic Cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131128141401.htm

Four-winged robot flies like a jellyfish

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24638

Mmechanism Behind Blood Stem Cells' Longevity Discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131126123939.htm

Scientists Discover Viable Alternative Fuel

http://www.unknowncountry.com/news/scientists-discover-viable-alternative-fuel

Ancient 'Ghostbuster Demon' Creatures Pooped Together

http://www.livescience.com/41560-ancient-reptiles-pooped-together.html?cmpid=555159

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Crashing rockets could lead to novel sample-return

http://www.gizmag.com/crashing-rockets-novel-sample-return-technology/29932/

Teki system lets patients visit the doctor via Kinect

http://www.gizmag.com/teki-kinect-telemedicine/29940/

Graphene used to create world's smallest FM radio

http://www.gizmag.com/worlds-smallest-fm-radio-transmitter-graphene/29947/

Black silicon slices and dices bacteria

http://www.gizmag.com/black-silicon-antibacterial-surface/29950/

Scientists develop "heart pump" for pee-powered robots

http://www.gizmag.com/artificial-heart-pumps-human-pee-to-power-robots/29727/

Computer rendering of taste is on the tip of the tongue

http://www.gizmag.com/computer-rendering-taste-experience-mixed-reality-lab/29948/

Is It a Wheelchair or a Tank? It's Both, Actually.

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230098

Suspicious of NSA spying, Microsoft moves to encrypt internet traffic - report

http://rt.com/usa/microsoft-encryption-nsa-spying-358/

New Star System Similar to Ours --“We Cannot Stress Just How Important This Discovery Is"

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2013/11/new-star-system-similar-to-ours-discovered-we-cannot-stress-just-how-important-this-discovery-is.html

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Could the Lucra L148 be America's next great supercar?

http://www.gizmag.com/americas-next-great-supercar/29921/

Pixelstick lets you paint with light

http://www.gizmag.com/pixelstick-light-painting/29920/

Woof to Wash: Bark-activated washing machine lets service dogs do the dirty work

http://www.gizmag.com/woof-to-wash-dog-controlled-washing-machine/29927/

New photonic molecules are not unlike lightsabers

http://www.gizmag.com/photonic-molecules-pave-the-way-for-quantum-computers-and-lightsabers/29924/

EVA electric taxi can travel 200 km on a 15-minute charge

http://www.gizmag.com/eva-electric-taxi/29930/

Genetic circuit supresses appetite in response to blood-fat levels

http://www.gizmag.com/genetic-regulatory-circuit-weight-loss/29936/

U-CAT robotic sea turtle set to explore shipwrecks

http://www.gizmag.com/u-cat-sea-turtle-robot/29928/

Carbyne

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/11/carbyne.html

Patients drive new wheelchair with their tongues

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/1127/Patients-drive-new-wheelchair-with-their-tongues

No Engineer Would Have Designed the Human Brain the Way It Is

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/no-engineer-would-have-designed-the-human-brain-the-way-it-is

Everything You Ever Wanted to Ask an Astronaut: Exclusive Interview With NASA Astronaut Tom Jones

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/365254-everything-you-ever-wanted-to-ask-an-astronaut-exclusive-interview-with-astronaut-tom-jones/

Mapping the entire brain with new and improved Brainbow II technology

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-11-entire-brain-brainbow-ii-technology.html

Venus' "Once Earth-like Atmosphere" --New NASA Probe to Explore Its Mysteries

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2013/11/new-nasa-probes-explore-mysteries-of-venus-atmosphere.html

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Common Brain Cell No Longer Mysterious

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2013/11/common-brain-cell-no-longer-mysterious

Breaking the Brain Clock Predisposes Nerve Cells to Neurodegeneration

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2013/11/breaking-brain-clock-predisposes-nerve-cells-neurodegeneration

Thrill of space exploration is a universal constant

http://www.nature.com/news/thrill-of-space-exploration-is-a-universal-constant-1.14202

Astronomers call for X-ray polarimeter

http://www.nature.com/news/astronomers-call-for-x-ray-polarimeter-1.14209

Super-material shrugs off molten met

http://www.nature.com/news/super-material-shrugs-off-molten-metal-1.14211

Prototype "flying jellyfish" takes to the air

http://www.gizmag.com/flying-jellyfish-robot/29915/


Eyes-On Glasses let nurses see patients' veins through their skin

http://www.gizmag.com/evena-medical-eyes-on-glasses/29916

DARPA Robotics Challenge trials to be held December 20-21

http://www.gizmag.com/darpa-atlas-robotics-challenge-walking-obstacles/29912/

"World's first" smartphone-controlled SmartPlane takes off

http://www.gizmag.com/tobyrich-smartplane-smartphone-controlled/29919/

3D lingerie hits the catwalk for Victoria's Secret

http://www.gizmag.com/3d-lingerie-brad-rothenberg/29914/

Search for Habitable Planets Should Be More Conservative, Experts Say

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131125164652.htm

New Wave Energy wants to put power plants in the sky

http://www.gizmag.com/new-wave-energy-creates-aerial-power-plants/29849/

Flashes of Brilliance: Roots of Superfluorescent Bursts from Quantum Wells Discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131125164733.htm

Nanotubes Can Solder Themselves, Markedly Improving Device Performance

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131125164820.htm

Sounding Rocket to Peek at Atmosphere of Venus

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131125172111.htm

When We Lose Antibiotics, Here’s Everything Else We’ll Lose Too

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/11/end-abx?mbid=nl_wired_11262013

Bats dangle anti-malaria clues

http://www.irinnews.org/report/99205/bats-dangle-anti-malaria-clues

Turning Autism Upside Down: When Symptoms Are Strengths

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131125125532.htm

Alzheimer's, Vascular Changes in the Neck

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131125125530.htm

Swarming Insect Provides Clues to How the Brain Processes Smells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131125164222.htm

Bad Proteins Branch Out: Misfolded Proteins Are Capable of Forming Tree-Like Aggregates

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131125164824.htm

Studying Owls Key to Quiet Aircrafts, Turbines

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/11/studying-owls-key-quiet-aircrafts-turbines

The Power of Linux

http://www.dailypaul.com/306264/the-power-of-linux

Oldest Large Body of Ancient Seawater Identified Under Chesapeake Bay

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131121114946.htm

Monday, November 25, 2013

Do aging cells become cancer?

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-11-aging-cells-cancer.html

Planetary Resources partners with NASA to crowdsource asteroid detection

http://www.gizmag.com/planetary-resources-nasa-zooniverse-crowdsource-asteroid-detection/29888/

Exhibit features cheese made from human bacteria

http://www.gizmag.com/selfmade-cheese-human-bacteria/29879/

Swarm satellite launch marks start of four-year mission

http://www.gizmag.com/swarm-launch/29836/

Marvin Minsky on Singularity 1 on 1: The Turing Test is a Joke!

http://www.singularityweblog.com/marvin-minsky/?utm_content=buffere56a3

Johns Hopkins student-built rocket blasts off on mission to analyze ISON

http://hub.jhu.edu/2013/11/25/comet-ison-tracking-rocket

Scientists Find Brain Region That Helps You Make Up Your Mind

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131124200554.htm

Tech Is Hiring More Women Than Men For The First Time In 10 Years

http://www.businessinsider.com/tech-is-hiring-more-women-than-men-2013-11

Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) Moves From Water to Land

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SCzBE3f6mQ&feature=youtu.be&sf1083851=1

The Surprising Cities Creating The Most Tech Jobs

http://www.forbes.com/sites/joelkotkin/2013/11/20/the-surprising-cities-creating-the-most-tech-jobs/

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Digital “Sleeper Cells”: NSA Infects More Than 50,000 Computer Networks Worldwide With Malware “Implants”

http://chainsoff.wordpress.com/2013/11/23/it-terrorism-digital-sleeper-cells-nsa-infects-more-than-50000-computer-networks-worldwide-with-malware-implants/

Facial recognition, once a battlefield tool, lands in San Diego County

http://backcountryvoices.wordpress.com/2013/11/24/facial-recognition-once-a-battlefield-tool-lands-in-san-diego-county/

Ultrasound pulses could replace daily injections for diabetics

http://www.gizmag.com/ultrasound-nanoparticle-insulin/29886/

Transparent HeadsUP! display puts smartphone apps in your face

http://www.gizmag.com/next-headsup-display-smartphone/29842/

Zee.Aero's flying car concept would fit in a standard parking space

http://www.gizmag.com/flying-car-zee-aero/29890/

E-volo’s 18-rotor electric Volocopter makes maiden flight

http://www.gizmag.com/e-volo-electric-eighteen-rotor-volocopter-maiden-flight/29882/

Chemotherapy: When our intestinal bacteria provide reinforcement

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-11-chemotherapy-intestinal-bacteria.html

Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity (video)

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

Anyone Anywhere Can Build the Next Google—There Are No Barriers

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20131122004958-8451-anyone-anywhere-can-build-the-next-google-there-are-no-barriers

Bioengineers promise to 3D-print human hearts in a decade

http://rt.com/usa/3d-print-heart-williams-171/

The one myth about cats that's actually true

http://io9.com/the-one-myth-about-cats-thats-actually-true-1469745000

Andreas Raptopoulos: No roads? There’s a drone for that

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

Air Force: Fighter jets will be armed with lasers by 2030

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/nov/22/air-force-fighter-jets-armed-lasers-by-2030/

Herpes virus used to create stress vaccine

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/11/22/herpes-virus-used-to-create-stress-vaccine/

Friday, November 22, 2013

A Brief History of Buildings That Look Like Vaginas

http://gizmodo.com/a-brief-history-of-buildings-that-look-like-vaginas-1469082852

Astronomers Catch Galaxy Cluster In Earliest Stages Of Formation

http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2013/11/22/astronomers-catch-galaxy-cluster-in-earliest-stages-of-formation/

Bionic eyes coming to the U.S. by year's end

http://www.dvice.com/2013-11-20/bionic-eyes-coming-us-years-end

A Trick for Making Batteries Safer Could Also Make EVs Affordable

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/521806/a-trick-for-making-batteries-safer-could-also-make-evs-affordable/

Quantum wells

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2013/11/quantum-wells.html

How Flu Evolves to Escape Immunity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131121142305.htm

The 2014 World's Fair, Imagined by Isaac Asimov

http://www.tested.com/tech/concepts/459076-isaac-asimov-2014-worlds-fair/

We're Underestimating the Risk of Human Extinction - Ross Andersen

http://m.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/03/were-underestimating-the-risk-of-human-extinction/253821/

Insects Robocop’s: Government Insects Drones

http://backcountryvoices.wordpress.com/2013/11/22/insects-robocops-government-insects-drones/

Scientists hope ‘bio patch’ lab successes bring bone regeneration to future troops

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/nov/21/scientists-hope-bio-patch-lab-successes-bring-bone/

The space station is now fully armed and operational with a cannon

http://sploid.gizmodo.com/the-space-station-is-now-fully-armed-and-operational-wi-1469085552

Clock Ticking for 2018 Private Manned Mars Mission

http://www.space.com/23678-inspiration-mars-manned-mission-deadline.html

Micro-Observatory catches comet ISON

http://smithsonianscience.org/2013/11/micro-observatory-catches-comet-ison/

How Humanity Could Deflect a Giant Killer Asteroid

http://www.space.com/23530-killer-asteroid-deflection-saving-humanity.html?cmpid=555136

Norweigan prodigy Magnus Carlsen is new chess champion

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25057654

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Does Obesity Reshape Our Sense of Taste?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131121154944.htm

Accidental Discovery Dramatically Improves Electrical Conductivity

http://www.itechpost.com/articles/11786/20131117/accidental-discovery-dramatically-improves-electrical-conductivity.htm

This 13-Year-Old Teaches MIT Graduates About Technology

http://www.businessinsider.com/13-year-old-teaches-technology-at-mit-2013-11

Forget Prozac, Psychobiotics Are the Future of Psychiatry

http://www.popsci.com/blog-network/under-microscope/forget-prozac-psychobiotics-are-future-psychiatry

Subatomic particles found in mile-deep ice are of interstellar origins

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/1121/Subatomic-particles-found-in-mile-deep-ice-are-of-interstellar-origins

'Black Beauty' reveals warm, wet dawn on Mars

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/1121/Black-Beauty-reveals-warm-wet-dawn-on-Mars

Surveillance technology out of control, says Lord Ashdown

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/11/20/surveillance-technology-out-of-control-says-lord-ashdown/

What Composes the Human Heart?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120134038.htm

Skeletal Remains of 24,000-Year-Old Boy Raise New Questions About First Americans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120143631.htm

Impacts of Plant Invasions Become Less Robust Over Time: Invasive Plants Are More Likely to Be Replaced by Other 'Invasives'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120143756.htm

Rediscovered Apollo Data Gives First Measure of How Fast Moon Dust Piles Up

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120143804.htm

Novel Material Stores Unusually Large Amounts of Hydrogen

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120100625.htm

Aging Erodes Genetic Control, but That's Flexible

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120143752.htm

Evidence of Jet in Milky Way's Black Hole

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120192447.htm

World's First Known Magnetic Cellulose Loudspeakers: Potential for Magnetic Cellulose Comes in Crisp and Clear

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120081354.htm

Computer Searches Web 24/7 to Analyze Images and Teach Itself Common Sense

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120111956.htm

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Long-Term Oral Contraceptive Users Twice as Likely to Have Serious Eye Disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131118091418.htm

Study Reveals Potential Breakthrough in Hearing Technology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131118091420.htm

DIY and Save: A Scientist's Guide to Making Your Own Lab Equipment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131118102245.htm

Scientist proposes bond that will pay out when aliens are discovered

http://www.openminds.tv/scientist-proposes-bond-will-pay-aliens-discovered-1208/

Britain’s Wild Wallabies – Really!

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2013/11/britains-wild-wallabies-really/

Chinese supercomputer twice as fast as closest US rival

http://rt.com/news/china-supercomputer-record-ranking-925/

Electrons in Astrophysical Plasma Jets Simulated

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131119131304.htm

People With Highly Superior Powers of Recall Also Vulnerable to False Memories

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131119131438.htm

Monkeys Can Point to Objects They Do Not Report Seeing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131119131442.htm

Natural Compound Mitigates Effects of Methamphetamine Abuse

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131119131446.htm

What Water Looks Like to DNA

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131119152818.htm

How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/145524-2013-11-20-how-to-turn-a-beer-can-into-the-only-camping.htm

Electrophoretic deposition of carbon nanotubes

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/News/145525-2013-11-20-electrophoretic-deposition-of-carbon-nanotubes.htm

Promising target found for better brain cancer drugs

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-11-brain-cancer-drugs.html

Israel First Country to Sell Innovative 3D Printed Underwear (VIDEO)

http://www.algemeiner.com/2013/11/20/israel-first-country-to-sell-innovative-3d-underwear-video/

Dark Matter Reveals the Structure of the Universe

http://bigthink.com/big-think-tv/dark-matter-reveals-the-structure-of-the-universe

Synthetic Marijuana Linked to Stroke in Healthy Young People

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/11/synthetic-marijuana-linked-stroke-healthy-young-people

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Quantum memory 'world record' smashed

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24934786

Review: Estes Proto X nano quadcopter

http://www.gizmag.com/review-estes-proto-x-nano-quadcopter/29813/

Pal Robotics unveils its 3rd gen humanoid robot

http://www.gizmag.com/pal-robotics-reem-c-humanoid-robot/29812/

"Virtual reality hands" mind-control therapy for stroke patients

http://www.gizmag.com/virtual-reality-hands-mind-control-therapy-stroke/29822/

Silicon/nickel water splitter could lead to cheaper hydrogen

http://www.gizmag.com/nickel-coated-silicon-pec-hydrogen-stanford/29810/

NASA pulls plug on plutonium power source

http://www.nature.com/news/nasa-pulls-plug-on-plutonium-power-source-1.14195

Mystery humans spiced up ancients’ rampant sex lives

http://www.nature.com/news/mystery-humans-spiced-up-ancients-rampant-sex-lives-1.14196

New angles on the brain

http://www.nature.com/news/specials/neuroscience2013/index.html

Chaotic Physics in Ferroelectrics Hints at Brain-Like Computing

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131118193024.htm

Russia starts ambitious super-heavy space rocket project

http://rt.com/news/russia-booster-rocket-energia-817/

Parallel Worlds exist and will soon be testable, expert says By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/516.html

It's a clamity! Ming the clam, the world's oldest animal, killed at 507 years old by scientists trying to tell how old it was

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/ming-the-clam-worlds-oldest-animal-dated-as-507-years-old-after-being-accidentally-killed-by-scientists-8942102.html

This is Shocking! The Most Amazing Thing You'll Ever Watch!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8iU9y-_afE

Bacteria Recycle Broken DNA: Modern Bacteria Can Add DNA from Creatures Long-Dead to Its Own

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131118155815.htm

NASA launches robotic explorer Maven to Mars

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/nasa-launches-robotic-explorer-maven-to-mars-20131119-2xrqk.html

Monday, November 18, 2013

Stephen Hawking - Black Hole Time Travel (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0cVdPHOIxw#!

Environmental Toxins Linked to Heart Defects

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131117155456.htm

Study Proves Liberals Are Smarter Than Conservatives

http://www.benzinga.com/news/11/09/1915419/study-proves-liberals-are-smarter-than-conservatives

News: Dr. Fei-Fei Li Makes the Case for Computer Vision During #BigThinkers Talk

http://labs.yahoo.com/news/dr-fei-fei-li-makes-the-case-for-computer-vision-during-bigthinkers-talk/

Mind-Reading Robots Coming Ever Closer

http://globalresearchreport.com/2013/11/18/mind-reading-robots-coming-ever-closer/

Developing a Fax Machine to Copy Life on Mars

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/18/science/developing-a-fax-machine-to-copy-life-on-mars.html

Mapping Venus with radar

http://smithsonianscience.org/2013/11/mapping-venus-with-radar/

Yahoo plans to encrypt all internal data by early 2014

http://www.theverge.com/2013/11/18/5118150/yahoo-ceo-marissa-mayer-plans-to-encrypt-data-against-nsa-by-2014/

Your bones may need calcium, but here's why it's time to moove on from milk

http://www.newstatesman.com/2013/11/we-need-rethink-our-relationship-dairy-foods

Inflammatory Skin Damage Blocked by Bleach Solution in Animal Study

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131115130203.htm

How To Prevent A 'Gravity'-Like Space Disaster

http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewstibbe/2013/11/18/how-to-prevent-a-gravity-like-space-disaster/

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Pull the plug on 'killer robot' development, say NGOs

http://www.examiner.com/article/pull-the-plug-on-killer-robot-development-say-ngos

Evolution Can Select for Evolvability, Biologists Find

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131114193434.htm

Astronomers Reveal Contents of Mysterious Black Hole Jets

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131113132200.htm

Fantastic Phonons: Blocking Sound, Channeling Heat With 'Unprecedented Precision'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131113143215.htm

Deletion of Any Single Gene Provokes Mutations Elsewhere in the Genome

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131113162535.htm

Overcoming Brittleness: New Insights Into Bulk Metallic Glass

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131115154502.htm

Nature Pulls a Fast One On Astronomers: Two Galaxies Caught Masquerading as One

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131115201820.htm

Molecule Critical to Healing Wounds Identified

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131115130304.htm

World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

http://www.engadget.com/2013/11/16/oxford-university-scientists-break-qubit-survival-record-are-on/

US Army robots will outnumber human soldiers 10 to 1 by 2023

http://sploid.gizmodo.com/us-army-robots-will-outnumber-human-soldiers-10-to-1-by-1465669535

Friday, November 15, 2013

Extra, Extra: The Best Inventions Of 2013 You Haven't Heard Of

http://gothamist.com/2013/11/15/extra_extra_2740.php

Protein Interplay in Muscle Tied to Life Span

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131114142140.htm

Thesis student imagines self-transporting cities based on 20th century tech

http://www.gizmag.com/very-large-structure-moving-city/29779/

New tech could beam power from roadside stations to passing electric cars

http://www.gizmag.com/roadside-power-transmitters-receivers/29789/

Hybrid ESTOLAS aircraft combines aspects of a plane, helicopter, hovercraft and airship

http://www.gizmag.com/estolas-extremely-short-take-off-and-landing-all-surface-hybrid-aircraft/29790/

Alter e-bike uses a hydrogen fuel cell to expand range

http://www.gizmag.com/alter-hydrogen-fuel-cell-bike/29768/

REPORT: New Xbox and Porn…

http://vineoflifenews.com/report-new-xbox-and-porn/

New Studies May Explain Fractures in Some Who Take Osteoporosis Drugs

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131114142213.htm

Dissection via Paintbrush

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/38106/title/Dissection-via-Paintbrush/

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

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

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Is your dog descended from an ancient European wolf? (+video)

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/1114/Is-your-dog-descended-from-an-ancient-European-wolf-video

One World Trade Center declared USA's tallest building

http://www.gizmag.com/one-world-trade-center-tallest-building-us/29762/

Social trash box robot solicits human help to pick up garbage

http://www.gizmag.com/social-trash-box-robot/29769/

US Army experiments with crowdsourcing equipment design

http://www.gizmag.com/us-army-crowdsourcing-design/29562/

Robugtix tarantula robot gets a new, more affordable sibling

http://www.gizmag.com/t8x-tarantula-robot/29775/

Review (with video!): DJI Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter

http://www.gizmag.com/dji-phantom-2-vision-quadcopter-review/29757/

Hypersonic: The Warp Speed of Today

http://www.boeing.com/stories/videos/vid_18_waverider.html

IBM's more powerful Watson supercomputer is opening up for public use

http://www.theverge.com/2013/11/14/5100928/ibm-opens-watson-up-to-developers-with-new-api

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Study: Your brain sees things you don't

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-11-brain-dont.html

New Guideline for Management of Blood Cholesterol: Focuses On Lifestyle, Statin Therapy for Patients Who Most Benefit

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131112163210.htm

The Ziesel works kind of like an off-road armchair

http://www.gizmag.com/ziesel-snowmobile-chair/29754/

GRAIL mission casts new light on the "Man in the Moon"

http://www.gizmag.com/grail-man-in-the-moon/29704/

Astronomers spot bizarre six-tailed asteroid

http://www.gizmag.com/six-tailed-asteroid/29715/

QU-BD One Up: A 3D printer for under US$200

http://www.gizmag.com/qu-bd-one-up-3d-printer/29760/

Oops! Invisibility cloaks actually make objects easier to see

http://www.gizmag.com/invisibility-cloaks-make-objects-easier-to-see/29722/

Two Thirds Of Cheaters Would Stay Faithful If It Weren't For Technology, Survey Suggests

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/12/cheating-survey-suggests_n_4262331.html

The Secrets of a Bug's Flight

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131112095343.htm

Botany: The Secret of Short Stems

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131112123743.htm

New Paradigm for Solar Cell Construction Demonstrated

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131112123842.htm

Evidence of 3.5-Billion-Year-Old Bacterial Ecosystems Found in Australia

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131112163220.htm

Antennas Enable Effective Invisibility Cloak

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/11/antennas-enable-effective-invisibility-cloak

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Bacteria Power Social Lives of Hyenas

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/11/11/bacteria-power-social-lives-of-hyenas/

“What exactly is the Higgs boson?”

http://ahankell.wordpress.com/2013/11/12/what-exactly-is-the-higgs-boson/

Second Life Founder, Philip Rosedale, Is Quietly Creating a Next-Generation Virtual World

http://singularityhub.com/2013/11/12/second-life-founder-philip-rosedale-is-quietly-creating-a-next-generation-virtual-world/

We’re About to Lose Net Neutrality — And the Internet as We Know It

http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/11/so-the-internets-about-to-lose-its-net-neutrality

Electron Appears Spherical, Squashing Hopes for New Physics Theories

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=electron-spherical-electric-dipole-moment

Row over US mobile phone 'cockroach backpack' app

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24455141

NASA Cassini Spacecraft Provides New View of Saturn and Earth

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-329

Newest Drone to Fly, Swim and Drive During Missions

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2013/11/12/newest-drone-to-fly-swim-and-drive-during-missions/