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Friday, January 31, 2014

Novel genes determine division of labor in insect societies

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140129164937.htm

Brain research reveals new link between high intensity exercise and appetite

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-01-brain-reveals-link-high-intensity.html

Monkeys Modified with Genome Editing

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/523986/monkeys-modified-with-genome-editing/

Blood and lymphatic capillaries grown for the first time in the lab

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140130040729.htm

Siri co-creator: 'don't hold your breath' for the AI in 'Her'

http://www.theverge.com/2014/1/31/5364788/siri-inventor-dag-kittlaus-dont-hold-your-breath-for-the-ai-in-her-samantha

10 eye-popping new buildings that you'll see in 2014

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/30/world/gallery/10-eye-popping-new-buildings-that-youll-see-in-2014/index.html

New Google patent suggests automatically sending your videos and photos to law enforcement

http://globalresearchreport.com/2014/01/30/new-google-patent-suggests-automatically-sending-your-videos-and-photos-to-law-enforcement/

Drones To Be Deployed As Nuclear Fallout Detectors

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffmcmahon/2013/03/13/feds-to-use-drones-to-detect-radiation/

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The world's fastest electric sports car

http://edition.cnn.com/video/?/video/business/2014/01/16/spc-make-create-innovate-rimac-concept-one.cnn

Some reasons why you should avoid sleeping pills

http://theconversation.com/some-reasons-why-you-should-avoid-sleeping-pills-10054

Google Scientists Say The Age Of The Cyborg Is Here

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=16323

Golden Spike Still Aims For Human Lunar Surface Expeditions By Decade's End

http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucedorminey/2014/01/30/golden-spike-still-aims-for-human-lunar-surface-expeditions-by-decades-end/

Key quantum computing components squeezed onto a single chip

http://gigaom.com/2014/01/30/key-quantum-computing-components-squeezed-onto-a-single-chip/

Could bees be dying off because of a plant virus? Infected pollen could be behind startling decline of insects

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2544785/Could-bees-dying-plant-virus-Infected-pollen-startling-decline-insects.html

Distant quasar lights up cosmic web like a neon sign

http://www.gizmag.com/cosmic-web-fluorescent-filament-quasar-discovery/30584/

'They All Look Alike': The Other-Race Effect

http://bigthink.com/experts-corner/they-all-look-alike-the-other-race-effect

Researchers take magnetic waves for a spin

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140129114614.htm

Universe's early galaxies grew massive through collisions

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140129114921.htm

Digital test for toxic genes: Computer algorithm identifies genes whose activation is lethal to bacteria

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140129115201.htm

Modeling buildings by the millions: Building codes in China tested for energy savings

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140129135006.htm

'Rogue' asteroids may be the norm

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140129135104.htm

Breakthrough in rechargeable batteries: New twist to sodium-ion battery technology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140129164648.htm

Physicists create synthetic magnetic monopoles in the lab

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140129164807.htm

Law enforcement in US, China, India, Romania collaborate to arrest hackers-for-hire

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/01/29/law-enforcement-in-us-china-india-romania-collaborate-to-arrest-hackers-for-hire/

The Scent Rhythm watch tells time by releasing fragrances

http://www.gizmag.com/scent-rhythm-watch/30650/

Super-tough glass based on mollusk shells

http://www.gizmag.com/mollusk-nacre-tougher-glass/30654/

Piper monitors security and automates your home

http://www.gizmag.com/piper-home-security-automation/30646/

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Stem cell 'major discovery' claimed

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25917270

Newly Discovered Brain Region Helps Make Humans Unique

http://www.livescience.com/42897-unique-human-brain-region-found.html

Neanderthals' Genetic Legacy Humans inherited variants affecting disease risk, infertility, skin and hair characteristics

http://hms.harvard.edu/news/neanderthals-genetic-legacy-1-29-14

The 2014 F1 season is all about hybrid diets and personalized nose jobs

http://www.gizmag.com/formula-1-trends-2014/30624/

New catalytic converter could make cars cleaner, more fuel efficient and less expensive

http://www.gizmag.com/more-effective-catalytic-converter/30636/

Gamers outshine computers in crowdsourced RNA

http://www.gizmag.com/game-eterna-crowdsourced-rna-modeling/30637/

US$5,000 for the world’s first 3D carbon fiber printer

http://www.gizmag.com/markforged-mark-one-carbon-fiber-3d-printer/30642/

CODE mechanical keyboard aims to push all the right buttons

http://www.gizmag.com/code-mechanical-keyboard/30641/

Something fishy about new robotic filleting machine

http://www.gizmag.com/apricot-project-robotic-fish-filleting/30644/

AMPLIFi: The guitar amp reinvented?

http://www.gizmag.com/line6-amplifi/30629/

Right on target: New era of fast genetic engineering

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129530.900-right-on-target-new-era-of-fast-genetic-engineering.html

Quality of white matter in the brain is crucial for adding and multiplying (but not subracting and dividing)

Scientists find DNA of first-ever bubonic plague, warn of new outbreaks

http://rt.com/news/dna-first-bubonic-plague-278/

New York: Abu Dhabi to invest up to $10B in U.S. chip plant

http://creepingsharia.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/new-york-abu-dhabi-to-invest-up-to-10b-in-u-s-chip-plant/

Converting adult human cells to hair follicle-generating stem cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140128094141.htm

Earth's Conveyor Belts Trap Oceans of Water

http://www.livescience.com/42904-subduction-zones-transport-water-mantle.html

Poor Quality Sleep Ups Cancer Growth Risk: Fragmented Sleep Weakens Immunity And Helps Tumors Grow

http://www.medicaldaily.com/poor-quality-sleep-ups-cancer-growth-risk-fragmented-sleep-weakens-immunity-and-helps-tumors-grow

Solar Wind Creates Water in Star Dust, Implications for Life

http://www.space.com/24422-solar-wind-makes-water-star-dust.html

Research Indicates That Dogs Can Feel Love the daily dish

http://www.pawnation.com/2014/01/28/research-indicates-that-dogs-can-feel-love/

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Body's Response to Disease Has a Smell, Study Suggest

http://www.livescience.com/42836-smell-sickness-immune-system.html

New, unusually large virus kills anthrax agent

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140127193850.htm

River of hydrogen flowing through space observed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140127164414.htm

Dark Matter Mystery Could Be Solved in Next 10 Years

http://news.yahoo.com/dark-matter-mystery-could-solved-next-10-years-111846757.html

40 percent of parents learn how to use technology from their children

http://esciencenews.com/articles/2014/01/24/40.percent.parents.learn.how.use.technology.their.children

Creating sentient machines with 'deep learning' AI technology By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/526.html

New genes spring, spread from non-coding DNA

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140123142029.htm

Big Pic: A Fruit Fly Born In Outer Space

http://www.popsci.com/article/science/big-pic-fruit-fly-born-outer-space?dom=PSC&loc=recent&lnk=6&con=big-pic-a-fruit-fly-born-in-outer-space

No, this bra probably cannot detect true love

http://www.salon.com/2014/01/27/no_this_bra_cannot_detect_true_love/

No Black Holes Exist, Says Stephen Hawking—At Least Not Like We Think Black holes do not have "event horizons" beyond which there is no return, according to renowned physicist

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/01/140127-black-hole-stephen-hawking-firewall-space-astronomy/

Strange, Hypervelocity Stars Get Ejected from Milky Way

http://www.space.com/24432-hypervelocity-stars-ejected-from-milky-way.html?cmpid=556379

Boeing Tests Mammoth Hydrogen-Powered Drone

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/01/28/boeing-tests-mammoth-hydrogen-powered-drone/

Senate bill would require smartphone ‘kill switch’ in case of theft

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/01/28/%E2%80%8Bsenate-bill-would-require-smartphone-kill-switch-in-case-of-theft/

UK launch for Obalon weight-loss balloon that you swallow like a pill

http://www.gizmag.com/obalon-weight-loss-gastric-balloon/30603/

Smart holograms can test for and monitor diseases

http://www.gizmag.com/smart-holograms-test-monitor-diseases/30604/

Is Ceres an oasis between Mars and Jupiter?

http://www.gizmag.com/ceres-water-vapor-plumes-dawn-probe/30580/

Easybreath snorkel mask promises more land-like breathing underwater

http://www.gizmag.com/easybreath-snorkel/30609/

Stratasys creates world's first color multi-material 3D printer

http://www.gizmag.com/stratasys-color-multi-material-3d-printer/30613/

Google buys artificial intelligence start-up DeepMind Technologies

http://www.gizmag.com/google-deepmind-technologies/30618/

Minimod small home designed with flexibility in mind

http://www.gizmag.com/mini-mod-mapa-architects/30566/

Alpha Centauri B may have "superhabitable" worlds

http://www.gizmag.com/alpha-centauri-b-superhabitable-worlds/30571/

Could humidity power join the list of renewable energy sources?

http://www.gizmag.com/bacterial-spore-humidity-powered-electrical-generator/30625/

How Farming Reshaped Our Genomes

http://news.sciencemag.org/archaeology/2014/01/how-farming-reshaped-our-genomes

Friday, January 24, 2014

This is the world’s best-designed pizza box

http://qz.com/170463/this-is-the-worlds-best-designed-pizza-box/

Aggressive Mantis Shrimp Sees Color Like No Other

http://www.livescience.com/42797-mantis-shrimp-sees-color.html?cmpid=556397

Fin thumb ring gets gesture control in hand

http://www.gizmag.com/fin-gesture-control-thumb-ring/30582/

South Korea's plan for a robot-themed amusement park switches back on

http://www.gizmag.com/south-korea-robotland-robot-theme-park/30576/

Desert plants to be put to the test for aviation biofuel

http://www.gizmag.com/halophyte-aviation-biofuel-desert-plants/30583/

Famine, Not Calcium Absorption, May Have Driven Evolution of Milk Tolerance in Europeans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140122091846.htm

Parental Exposure to Marijuana Linked to Drug Addiction, Compulsive Behavior in Unexposed Progeny, Rodent Sudy Finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140122102535.htm

One Quarter of the World's Cartilaginous Fish, Namely Sharks and Rays, Face Imminent Extinction

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140122202304.htm

Two Young Women Went On a Canoe Trip. What They Caught on Video Will Stun You

http://globalresearchreport.com/2014/01/23/two-young-women-went-on-a-canoe-trip-what-they-caught-on-video-will-stun-you/

Thursday, January 23, 2014

First optical spectrum taken of ball lightning

http://www.gizmag.com/first-optical-spectrum-ball-lightning/30545/

Google Glass sex app puts an extra set of eyes in the bedroom

http://www.gizmag.com/sex-with-glass-app/30550/

OTIS tiny house offers a new take on the American Dream

http://www.gizmag.com/otis-green-mountain-college/30534/

New system warns drivers of pedestrians, even when they're not in view

http://www.gizmag.com/ko-tag-pedestrian-cyclist-collision-detection/30561/

Chibitronics connects circuits with stickers for entertaining electronic education

http://www.gizmag.com/chibitronics-circuit-stickers/30558/

Stem cells could offer alternative treatment for patients with resistant tuberculosis

http://www.gizmag.com/stem-cell-drug-resistant-tb/30552/

World's most precise clock only a second out every five billion years

http://www.gizmag.com/strontium-lattice-atomic-clock-nist-jila/30563/

Nixie Tube display gets smart makeover

http://www.gizmag.com/smart-nixie-tubes/30564/

DarkSide-50 searches for dark matter from deep under an Italian mountain

http://www.gizmag.com/darkside-50-dark-matter/30562/

NASA calls for commercial partners on robotic lunar lander initiative

http://www.gizmag.com/lunar-catalyst/30518/

Fish Oil Levels Linked with Bigger Brains

http://www.livescience.com/42775-fish-oil-bigger-brains-women.html

NASA set to launch snazzy new communications satellite The space agency's 3.8-ton TDRS L satellite is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral at 9:05 EST on Thursday.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0123/NASA-set-to-launch-snazzy-new-communications-satellite

Why So Many Tech Founders Who Are Jerks Become Insanely Rich and Successful

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230965

This Language Names Odors As Precisely As English Speakers Name Color

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/01/15/this-language-names-odors-as-precisely-as-english-speakers-name-color/

The Demise of Easter Island’s Eco-Collapse Parable

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/collideascape/2014/01/21/demise-easter-islands-eco-collapse-parable/

Time Travel Via Wormhole Breaks the Rules of Quantum Mechanics

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2014/01/16/time-travel-via-wormhole-breaks-the-rules-of-quantum-mechanics/

Experiment Produces First Beam of Antihydrogen

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/01/experiment-produces-first-beam-antihydrogen

'Sky Whale' design brings future of flying closer

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/21/travel/sky-whale-future-of-flying/index.html

IP address does not prove online piracy, US judge says in landmark ruling

http://rt.com/usa/ip-address-online-piracy-judge-990/

Cold matter and the truth about our universe

http://forumblog.org/2014/01/fundamentals-research/

The dark side of creativity: Depression + anxiety x madness = genius?

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/22/world/the-dark-side-of-creativity-vincent-van-gogh/index

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Engineers Create Light-Activated 'Curtains'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140121192608.htm

New market for Google Glass: Firefighters? A North Carolina firefighter has demonstrated how Google Glass might be used by rescue personnel.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/2014/0122/New-market-for-Google-Glass-Firefighters

Ancient 'Big Freeze' Rapidly Wiped Out European Forests

http://www.livescience.com/42728-cold-age-wiped-out-forests.html

Why Sloths Leave the Trees to Poop

http://www.livescience.com/42744-why-sloths-leave-trees-to-poop.html

New Truths That Only One Can See

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/science/new-truths-that-only-one-can-see.html

The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2013: God Help Us

http://globalresearchreport.com/2014/01/22/the-25-most-popular-passwords-of-2013-god-help-us/

goBin smart textile-recycling bin makes donating a snap

http://www.gizmag.com/gobin-smart-textile-recycling-bin/30535/

Researchers use arm sensors to improve robot control

http://www.gizmag.com/researchers-arm-sensors-robot-control/30537/

Biometric headset increases game difficulty for angry players

http://www.gizmag.com/biometric-headset-angry-players/30539/

Soft pneumatic exoskeleton could be perfect for use in rehab

http://www.gizmag.com/soft-exoskeleton-ankle-rehabilitation/30542/

MIT researchers clarify things with new transparent display technology

http://www.gizmag.com/mit-transparent-display-nanoparticles/30549/

Sugar batteries could be greener, cheaper and store more energy than lithium-ions

http://www.gizmag.com/sugar-battery/30543/

Training the Brain Using Neurofeedback

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140121113442.htm

Bio-bots combine cultured cells with polymer structure

http://www.theengineer.co.uk/medical-and-healthcare/news/bio-bots-combine-cultured-cells-with-polymer-structure/1017847.article

Should Google Pay Its Users?

http://bigthink.com/devil-in-the-data/should-google-pay-its-users

Rosetta: 'Sleeping Beauty' Wakes Up from Deep Space Hibernation

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140120111111.htm

E-Whiskers: Highly Sensitive Tactile Sensors Developed for Robotics and Other Applications

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140121191452.htm

Water found in stardust suggests life is universal

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24907-water-found-in-stardust-suggests-life-is-universal.html

The March of the Drones

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140121232304-25760-the-march-of-the-drones?trk=tod-home-art-list-large_0

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Seeing X Chromosomes in a New Light

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/science/seeing-x-chromosomes-in-a-new-light.html

30-Second Tech Trick: How to Unsend Email with Gmail

http://techland.time.com/2014/01/21/30-second-tech-trick-how-to-unsend-email-with-gmail/

DNA Barcodes Change View On How Nature Is Structured

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140120173336.htm

Scientists See Self-Replicating Nano Robots As A Coming Reality

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=16124

Smoking Late in Pregnancy Reduces Baby's Birth Weight

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140120095552.htm

Radiation Before Surgery More Than Doubles Mesothelioma Survival

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140120173258.htm

Artificial Cell Membranes Marketed That Can Speed Up Drug Discovery

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140120114741.htm

People Who Enjoy Life Maintain Better Physical Function as They Age

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140120121441.htm

New Study Finds Mistimed Sleep Disrupts Rhythms of Genes in Humans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140120173334.htm

Toddlers' Aggression Strongly Associated With Genetic Factors

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140120192437.htm

Life in the 2050s: Consciousness unraveled, non-bio brains improve life, Next-Gen human evolves By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/525.html

Is our Sun falling silent?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25743806

Monday, January 20, 2014

Nissan dazzles Detroit with concept cars

http://www.gizmag.com/nissan-detroit-concept-cars/30490/

Magnetic nanosponges more effective at soaking up spills

http://www.gizmag.com/carbon-nanotube-sponges/30511/

myris personal iris scanner looks to replace passwords

http://www.gizmag.com/eyelock-myris-iris-scanner/30510/

Cadbury's Joy Jackets respond to chocolate consumption

http://www.gizmag.com/cadbury-joy-jacket/30500/

Napwell mask nudges you awake with a fake sunrise

http://www.gizmag.com/napwell-mask-alarm-clock/30502/

Nissan's new Titan to be the first crowd-sourced pickup

http://www.gizmag.com/crowd-sourced-nissan-titan-truck/30505/

DNA clamps could stop cancer in its tracks

http://www.gizmag.com/dna-clamps-stop-cancer/30504/

Hershey and 3D Systems join forces to develop 3D-printed food technology

http://www.gizmag.com/3d-systems-hershey-food-printing/30492/

Prosthesis human-piloted racing robot aims to usher in a new sport

http://www.gizmag.com/prosthesis-human-piloted-racing-robot/30501/

Distant Quasar Illuminates a Filament of the Cosmic Web

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140119142452.htm

The tiny drone that lets anyone be a SPY: Pocket-sized aircraft lets people film from the air – and it can even automatically follow someone for you

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/01/20/the-tiny-drone-that-lets-anyone-be-a-spy-pocket-sized-aircraft-lets-people-film-from-the-air-and-it-can-even-automatically-follow-someone-for-you/

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Electronic taste could allow television viewers to sample cookery show creations

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10465142/Electronic-taste-could-allow-television-viewers-to-sample-cookery-show-creations.html

Massive 3D printer concept can print a house in 24 hours

http://www.dvice.com/2014-1-16/massive-3d-printer-concept-can-print-house-24-hours

WaterCar Panther - Fastest Amphibious Car in the World (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2150iFXF5Vc

Why Southern China Is The Best Place In The World For A Hardware Innovator

http://www.businessinsider.com/southern-china-the-best-place-for-a-hardware-innovator-2014-1

How To Access The Invisible Internet You're Not Supposed To Find

http://www.businessinsider.com/invisible-internet-infographic-2014-1

You've Got Mail: Research Reveals Workers' Worst Inbox Sins

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140117124926.htm

Smooth Sailing: Rough Surfaces That Can Reduce Drag

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140117153637.htm

Energy Storage in Miniaturized Capacitors May Boost Green Energy Technology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140117153639.htm

Poison-Breathing Bacteria May Be Boon to Industry, Environment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140117153740.htm

Tiny Swimming Bio-Bots Boldly Go Where No Bot Has Swum Before

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140117191354.htm

Saturday, January 18, 2014

"Photosynthesis is Possible on the Surface of Mars"

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/01/photosynthesis-possible-on-the-surface-of-mars.html

Bulletproof & Fireproof House Made From Used Plastic Bottles

http://www.offgridworld.com/bulletproof-fireproof-house-made-from-used-plastic-bottles/

Google to make smart contact lenses

http://money.cnn.com/2014/01/17/technology/innovation/google-contacts/index.html?iid=Lead&hpt=hp_t3

Beware if alcohol gives you red cheeks

http://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/fit-to-post-health/beware-alcohol-gives-red-cheeks-074650602.html

Hi-tech gamechanger: Newly-discovered ‘3D graphene’ may lead to electronics revolution

http://rt.com/news/graphene-3dtds-material-research-791/

For The First Time, Hackers Have Used A Refrigerator To Attack Businesses

http://globalresearchreport.com/2014/01/17/for-the-first-time-hackers-have-used-a-refrigerator-to-attack-businesses/

Friday, January 17, 2014

Photoshop's Latest Feature: 3-D Printing Capability

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230921

Robots are stealing your job: How technology threatens to wipe out the middle class

http://www.salon.com/2014/01/17/robots_are_stealing_your_job_how_technology_threatens_to_wipe_out_the_middle_class/

RoboEarth "Wikipedia for robots" demonstrated

http://www.gizmag.com/roboearth-wikipedia-for-robots-demonstration/30487/

Facial recognition is in (the reflection of) the eye of the beholder

http://www.gizmag.com/corneal-reflection-photograph-subjects-pov/30423/

Erasing traumatic memories New study identifies drug that could improve treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder.

http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2014/erasing-traumatic-memories-0116.html

Control anything using your mind with the OpenBCI brain-computer interface

http://gigaom.com/2014/01/16/control-anything-using-your-mind-with-the-openbci-brain-computer-interface/

Earthly politicians seek roadmap for space exploration

http://www.alternet.org/progressive-wire/earthly-politicians-seek-roadmap-space-exploration

Smart Object Recognition Algorithm Doesn't Need Humans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140116091147.htm

First Black Hole Orbiting a 'Spinning' Star

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140116091100.htm

Genomes of Modern Dogs and Wolves Provide New Insights On Domestication

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140116190137.htm

Symphony of Life, Revealed: New Imaging Technique Captures Vibrations of Proteins, Tiny Motions Critical to Human Life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140116084838.htm

Japan To Test Magnetiic Net For Space Junk

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/01/17/japan-to-test-magnetiic-net-for-space-junk/

2 Popular Foods May Turn Immune System Against Brain

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/2-popular-foods-may-turn-immune-system-against-brain

Gene therapy 'could be used to treat blindness'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25718064

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Discovery of Quantum Vibrations in 'Microtubules' Inside Brain Neurons Supports Controversial Theory of Consciousness

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140116085105.htm

Scientists Develop a More Efficient and Economical Solar Cell Based On Graphene and Perovskite

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140114090833.htm

Even 25 Metres Below Ground, Positioning System Tracks Firefighters

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140114091716.htm

Dance and Virtual Reality: A Promising Treatment for Urinary Incontinence in Elderly Women

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140114102457.htm

New Patent Mapping System Helps Find Innovation Pathways

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140114145428.htm

Gold Nanoparticles Help to Develop a New Method for Tracking Viruses

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115075404.htm

Microscopic Fountain Pen Adds New Functionality to AFM Microscopy

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115075406.htm

Car Manufacturing: Fast Track Towards Mass Production

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115075626.htm

Virtual Reality Moral Dilemmas Show Just How Utilitarian We Really Are

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115075408.htm

Study Explores Possible Costs, Benefits of Making Movies With 'Oscar Appeal'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115095852.htm

Warping Images Using Your PC Graphics Card

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115075628.htm

Don't Fear the Dawn of the Drones; Someday One Might Save Your Life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115113241.htm

First Comprehensive Test to Detect Genetic Modification in Food

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115113518.htm

Layered Security: Carbon Nanotubes Promise Improved Flame-Resistant Coating

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115113520.htm

Finally, a Way to Authenticate Premium Chocolate

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115113523.htm

Quantum Physics Could Make Secure, Single-Use Computer Memories Possible

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115113534.htm

Heart Attack Damage Slashed With Microparticle Therapy

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115143703.htm

Dian Fossey: What was her biggest discovery?

http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/Tech-Culture/2014/0116/Dian-Fossey-What-was-her-biggest-discovery

Falconcam reveals the secrets of mid-air raptor pursuit

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/running-ponies/2014/01/15/falconcam-reveals-how-raptors-hunt-in-mid-air/

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

http://www.theverge.com/2014/1/15/5312492/max-tegmark-our-mathematical-universe-excerpt

Prediction: Windows 9 will hit the market in 2014

http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/prediction-windows-9-will-hit-market-2014

The future of Air Travel? Three-storey Sky Whale fits 755 passengers, has virtual reality windows and self-healing wings

http://www.lewrockwell.com/2014/01/no_author/the-future-of-air-travel/

Supercomputer models one second of human brain activity

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/10567942/Supercomputer-models-one-second-of-human-brain-activity.html

How the Smell of Your Home Could Be Making You Sick

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2014/01/14/how-the-smell-of-your-home-could-be-making-you-sick/

Sea Snails No Longer Growing Penises Thanks to Ban on Toxic Chemical

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/01/15/female-sea-snails-no-longer-growing-penises-thanks-to-ban-on-toxic-chemical/

$1,000 Genome at Last?

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/38874/title/-1-000-Genome-at-Last-/

Next Generation: Strong Surgical Glue on Demand

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/38811/title/Next-Generation--Strong-Surgical-Glue-on-Demand/

Alien Planet Around Solar Twin Found in Distant Star Cluster, a First (Video)

http://www.space.com/24287-alien-planet-solar-twin-discovery-video.html

Study: For a Calmer Office, Dim the Lights

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/01/study-for-a-calmer-office-dim-the-lights/283057/

Watch this baby elephant figure out how to use her trunk

http://www.salon.com/2014/01/15/watch_this_baby_elephant_figure_out_how_to_use_her_trunk/

Scientists solve mystery of birds’ flying V Migrating birds flap in and out of rhythm depending on where they are in formation

http://www.salon.com/2014/01/16/scientists_solve_mystery_of_birds_flying_v_partner/

Speech Means Using Both Sides of Brain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140115132635.htm