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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Female Beetles: All They Need Is Love

http://www.livescience.com/45245-female-beetles-prefer-lovers.html

New Genetic Test Reveals Your Ancestral Origin

http://www.livescience.com/45215-genetic-ancestry-test-predicts-ancestral-origin.html?cmpid=557212

The politics of science fiction

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2014/04/29/the-politics-of-science-fiction/

Earth Is Safe: No Black Holes Spun Out of Atom Smasher, Yet

http://www.livescience.com/45243-no-black-holes-at-atom-smasher.html

Loss of Y chromosome can explain shorter life expectancy, higher cancer risk for men

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140428121205.htm

Naked mole rats and the secret to longevity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140428163635.htm

Coral reefs provide potent new anti-HIV proteins

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140429092649.htm

Induced hallucination turns doctors into pizza chefs

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25459-induced-hallucination-turns-doctors-into-pizza-chefs.html

Doomed Space Cloud Nears Milky Way's Black Hole as Scientists Watch

http://www.space.com/25665-doomed-space-cloud-giant-black-hole.html

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

NASA Seeks Ideas For Affordable Missions To Europa

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/nasa-seeks-ideas-for-affordable-missions-to-europa

From Volunteers, a DNA Database

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/29/science/from-volunteers-a-dna-database.html

Scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140428134051.htm

Amazing New Surgery Called Deep Brain Stimulation

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/04/29/amazing-new-surgery-called-deep-brain-stimulation/

Scientists have built an ‘off switch’ for the brain

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/04/29/scientists-have-built-an-off-switch-for-the-brain/

Are You Ready for a Driver’s License for the Internet?

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/04/29/are-you-ready-for-a-drivers-license-for-the-internet/

Solar Eclipse Will Transform Sun into ‘Ring of Fire’

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/04/29/solar-eclipse-will-transform-sun-into-ring-of-fire/

Monday, April 28, 2014

Tiny Mite is World’s Fastest Land Animal

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/04/tiny-mite-world%E2%80%99s-fastest-land-animal

Male Scent Stresses Research Animals, Skewing Results

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/04/male-scent-stresses-research-animals-skewing-results

Scientists created the world’s smallest 3-D glasses — for a praying mantis!

http://www.salon.com/2014/04/28/scientists_created_the_worlds_smallest_3d_glasses_for_a_praying_mantis/

Have Bad Vision? This ‘Incredible’ & Simple Trick Allows You to See Clearly Without Glasses

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/04/27/have-bad-vision-simple-trick-allows-you-to-see-clearly-without-glasses/

Decoded fly genome offers clues about sleeping sickness

http://www.nature.com/news/decoded-fly-genome-offers-clues-about-sleeping-sickness-1.15098

Added DNA could be used to authenticate premium olive oil

http://www.gizmag.com/olive-oil-dna-counterfeiting/31798/

Nissan uses Ultra-Ever Dry for "first self-cleaning car"

http://www.gizmag.com/nissan-ultra-ever-dry-self-cleaning-car/31784/

Korner promises cheap and simple home security

http://www.gizmag.com/korner-home-security-system/31800/

IBM creates world's smallest magazine cover

http://www.gizmag.com/worlds-smallest-magazine-ibm-nano-chisel/31794/

Crowdfunding push to bring 36-year old spacecraft out of retirement

http://www.gizmag.com/isee-3/31795/

Cochlear implant enhances patient experience through gene therapy

http://www.gizmag.com/cochlear-implant-gene-therapy-nerve-regeneration/31786/

DARPA seeks drop-in autopilot system to assist pilots

http://www.gizmag.com/darpa-alias/31802/

Ultrasound device could help detect cause of heart attack

http://www.gizmag.com/ultrasound-device-detection-heart-attack/31810/

Tajima Motor Company to produce floating tsunami shelter

http://www.gizmag.com/tsunami-floating-shelter-safe-plus-tajima/31739/

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Arecibo Observatory Confirms Existence of Mysterious Intergalactic Radio Bursts

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/04/arecibo-observatory-confirms-existence-of-mysterious-intergalactic-radio-bursts/

WATCH: What's Inside an Inkjet Cartridge?

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/inkjet-cartridges-are-comprised-of-95-percent-83834078455.html

History of the modern silicon solar cell

http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/History-of-the-modern-silicon-solar-cell-5428325.php

Nanotechnology in Medicine: Using Nanobots to Treat Cancer and Disease

http://energyfanatics.com/2014/04/24/nanotechnology-medicine-using-nanobots-treat-cancer-disease/

Traces of recent water on Mars: Liquid water on Mars as recently as 200,000 years ago

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140425075025.htm

Civil war inside our cells: Scientists show how our bodies fight off 'jumping genes'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140425091846.htm

Star is discovered to be a close neighbor of the Sun and the coldest of its kind

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140425162339.htm

Slightly Scary CCTV Network Completely Run By AI

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/04/26/slightly-scary-cctv-network-completely-run-by-ai/

Friday, April 25, 2014

Why Can’t We Live Past 122?

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/04/why-cant-we-live-past-122/

Octillions of microbes in the seas: Ocean microbes show incredible genetic diversity

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=131198&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Science Nation - Nanosponge decoy fights 'superbug' infections (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76tlg_8XZT0#t=30

Vaccination Has Saved 732,000 Children's Lives Since 1994

http://www.livescience.com/45111-national-vaccination-effects.html

Can Humans Hibernate? Ask the Dwarf Lemur

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2014/04/25/can-humans-hibernate-ask-the-dwarf-lemur/

Why You Shouldn't Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303456104579489510784385696

Walking Linked to More Creativity than Sitting

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/04/walking-linked-more-creativity-sitting?et_cid=3904057&et_rid=454967483&location=top

Lowly Y chromosome may deserve some respect after all

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0423/Lowly-Y-chromosome-may-deserve-some-respect-after-all

Skin Layer Grown in Lab Could Replace Animal Testing

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/04/skin-layer-grown-lab-could-replace-animal-testing?et_cid=3904986&et_rid=454967483&location=top

Neil DeGrasse Tyson reveals age of Earth, creationists’ heads collectively explode

http://www.salon.com/2014/04/25/neil_degrasse_tyson_reveals_age_of_earth_creationists_heads_collectively_explode_partner/

How do you make a 1-cent microscope lens? Just bake a batch in the oven

http://www.gizmag.com/baked-droplet-microscope-lenses/31783/

Steering wheel system could detect driver fatigue on the cheap

http://www.gizmag.com/steering-wheel-driver-drowsiness/31785/

University of Liverpool team aims to hit 90 mph in pedal-powered Arion1 Velocipede

http://www.gizmag.com/arion1-bicycle-world-speed-record/31772/

New DARPA program to develop prosthetics with lifelike sensory feedback

http://www.gizmag.com/haptix-darpa-proprioception-prosthetics/31790/

Solar Roadways installs energy harvesting parking lot

http://www.gizmag.com/solar-roadways-parking-lot/31780/

It's a bubble, but not as we know it

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140423221607.htm

India Finds Fishy Ways to Fight Malaria

64,000 software engineers have settled with tech companies over wage collusion

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/04/24/64000-software-engineers-have-settled-with-tech-companies-over-wage-collusion/

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Liquid spacetime: What if spacetime were a kind of fluid?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140423095208.htm

Scientists on Track to Assemble 3D Printed “Bioficial” Heart

http://lyranara.me/2014/04/24/scientists-on-track-to-assemble-3d-printed-bioficial-heart/

Researchers compare hip width and sexual behavior

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140423101718.htm

Experimental Cochlear Implant Treatment Could Improve Hearing

http://www.livescience.com/45067-new-cochlear-implants-restore-hearing.html

Genetically engineered mosquitoes could be vital weapon against malaria

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/genetically-engineered-mosquitos-fight-malaria

Pain is a Great Motivator for Innovation

https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140421061358-206580-pain-is-a-great-motivator-for-innovation

Hearing quality restored with bionic ear technology used for gene therapy: Re-growing auditory nerves

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140423143011.htm

Atomic switcheroo explains origins of thin-film solar cell mystery

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140423150937.htm

Mapping the road to quantum gravity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140423150939.htm

Superconducting qubit array points the way to quantum computers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140423151033.htm

Cyber buddy is better than 'no buddy'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140423151037.htm

Computer algorithm outperforms humans on 'Labeled Faces in the Wild' benchmark

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-algorithm-outperforms-humans-wild-benchmark.html

Blood of world's oldest woman hints at limits of life

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25458

F.C.C., in a Shift, Backs Fast Lanes for Web Traffic

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/24/technology/fcc-new-net-neutrality-rules.html

Earth observation competition searching for outstanding application ideas

http://www.gizmag.com/copernicus-masters-applications-open/31719/

Google Street View users now able to "go back in time"

http://www.gizmag.com/google-street-view-time-travel/31766/

B612 Foundation highlights the risk of city-destroying asteroids

http://www.gizmag.com/b612-foundation-asteroid-impact-sentinel-satellite/31765/

Crystal-forming microparticles could lead to color-changing tanks and planes

http://www.gizmag.com/nanocrystal-camouflage/31767/

CATable: A cry for help from a desperate cat owner

http://www.gizmag.com/catable-cat-table/31769/

Chinese company uses 3D printing to build 10 houses in a day

http://www.gizmag.com/china-winsun-3d-printed-house/31757/

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A Possible Cure for Ebola Virus Infection?

http://www.realclearscience.com/journal_club/2014/04/21/a_possible_cure_for_ebola_virus_infection_108610.html

Biochip mimics how the body produces platelets so they could be made in a lab

http://medcitynews.com/2014/04/biochip-mimcs-body-produces-platelets-address-challenges-platelet-transfusions/

"Going up" at 45 mph: Hitachi to deliver world's fastest elevator

http://www.gizmag.com/hitachi-worlds-fastest-elevator/31744/

Will superhuman powers give us superhuman problems?

http://www.gizmag.com/human-enhancement-issues/31743/

Scientists discover 'upside-down' planet

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Scientists-discover-upside-down-planet/articleshow/34074593.cms

Scientists think they can control weather with lasers

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/inducing-rain-lightning-weather-lasers/

Revealed: Scientists ‘edit’ DNA to correct adult genes and cure diseases

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/revealed-scientists-edit-dna-to-correct-adult-genes-and-cure-diseases-9273555.html

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

MRSA spreads in households

http://www.nature.com/news/mrsa-spreads-in-households-1.15080

Sentinel-1A satellite returns first shots of Earth

http://www.gizmag.com/sentinel-1a-earth-observation-copernicus-first-images/31698/

Kepler discovers most potentially habitable planet yet

http://www.gizmag.com/kepler-186f/31702/

Open-source beehives developed to tackle Colony Collapse Disorder

http://www.gizmag.com/open-source-intelligent-hives/31689/

Google Street View tech can solve CAPTCHA puzzles

http://www.gizmag.com/google-street-view-recaptcha/31711/

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures the birth of a new Saturnian moon

http://www.gizmag.com/saturn-cassini-nasa-moon-peggy/31713/

Fourth time lucky for SpaceX's CRS-3 Dragon launch

http://www.gizmag.com/crs-3-launch-spacex/31671/

LADEE probe hits the Moon at 3,600 mph

http://www.gizmag.com/ladee-moon-probe-impact-nasa/31708/

Nanoelectronic circuits reach speeds of 245 THz

http://www.gizmag.com/nanoelectronic-circuits-quantum-plasmonic-tunneling/31714/

BAE Systems develops a flat lens that acts like it's curved

http://www.gizmag.com/bae-systems-flat-lens/31715/

Eye-Opener: Naps Linked with Higher Risk of Death

http://www.livescience.com/44999-napping-death.html

Everything You Need to Know to Rebuild Civilization from Scratch

http://io9.com/everything-you-need-to-know-to-rebuild-civilization-fro-1566170266

NASA chief makes the case for going to Mars: Living on other planets is necessary for our survival as a species

http://www.salon.com/2014/04/22/nasa_chief_makes_the_case_for_going_to_mars_living_on_other_planets_is_necessary_for_our_survival_as_a_species/

Brain Injury Turns College Dropout Into Math Genius

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/04/22/brain-injury-turns-college-dropout-into-math-genius/

Floating nuclear plants could prove tsunami-proof

http://www.gizmag.com/floating-tsunami-proof-nuclear-plants/31693/

Monday, April 21, 2014

Ape builds fire and toasts marshmallows in amazing BBC video

http://www.aol.com/article/2014/04/21/ape-builds-fire-and-toasts-marshmallows-in-amazing-bbc-video/20872841/

Are Lab Mice of Men?

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/nature-and-technology/lab-mice-men-79467/

Powdered Alcohol Is Officially A Thing In The United States

http://io9.com/powdered-alcohol-is-officially-a-thing-in-the-united-st-1565530773

Using 3D Printers To Generate Villages Of Houses

http://www.iflscience.com/technology/using-3d-printers-generate-villages-houses

Computers in cockroaches? Is that a good idea?

http://labroots.com/user/news/daily/id/113/title/computers-in-cockroaches-is-that-a-good-idea

‘Impact Glass’ Stores Ancient Bio-data

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/04/%E2%80%98impact-glass%E2%80%99-stores-ancient-bio-data

LADEE, NASA's moon-orbiting robot, crashes down as planned

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/04/18/ladee-nasa-moon-orbiting-robot-crashed-down-as-planned/

Gene variant increases risk of colorectal cancer from eating processed meat

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140417191612.htm

Better way to deal with bad memories suggested

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140418141121.htm

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Why There Will Be A Robot Uprising

http://www.defenseone.com/technology/2014/04/why-there-will-be-robot-uprising/82783/

Charles Darwin’s tragic error: Hitler, evolution, racism and the Holocaust

http://www.salon.com/2014/04/19/charles_darwins_tragic_error_hitler_evolution_racism_and_the_holocaust/

Google: We scan all Gmail messages

http://globalresearchreport.com/2014/04/19/google-we-scan-all-gmail-messages/

Gecko-like adhesives now useful for real world surfaces

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140418141117.htm

Impact glass from asteroids and comets stores biodata for millions of years

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140418141115.htm

'Exotic' material is like a switch when super thin

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140418141119.htm

'Dressed' laser aimed at clouds may be key to inducing rain, lightning

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140418141242.htm

SpaceX-3 launches science cargo to International Space Station

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140418212643.htm

Impact of childhood bullying still evident after 40 years

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140417212510.htm

ADHD: Scientists discover brain's anti-distraction system

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140418141244.htm

Boosting depression-causing mechanisms in brain increases resilience, surprisingly

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140417141821.htm

The story of animal domestication retold: Scientists now think wild animals interbred with domesticated ones until quite recently

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140417090826.htm

Internet use may cut retirees' depression

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140417124706.htm

Friday, April 18, 2014

‘Minority Report’ Movie Vindicated As KnightScope K5 Brings Precrime Technology To The Forefront

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=18579

Ancient soil provides clue to Greenland's green past

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0418/Ancient-soil-provides-clue-to-Greenland-s-green-past

Female Penis, Male Vagina: First Case of Genital Reversal in Nature Reported

http://www.livescience.com/44906-female-insect-with-penis-found.html

Why You Forget: 5 Strange Facts About Memory

http://www.livescience.com/44940-strange-facts-about-memory.html

Boeing-Built Fighter Jets Could Launch US Military Satellites Into Space

http://www.space.com/25549-boeing-fighter-jets-satellite-launches-darpa.html?cmpid=557158

Science Explains What Makes Babies So Cute

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/04/17/science-explains-what-makes-babies-so-cute/

Genetics link found in search for sweet strawberries

http://theconversation.com/genetics-link-found-in-search-for-sweet-strawberries-25706

In a cloning first, scientists create stem cells from adults

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/17/us-science-cloning-idUSBREA3G1KD20140417

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Star dust casts doubt on recent big bang wave result

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25420

First metritis vaccine protects dairy cows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140416112716.htm

Lifestyle determines gut microbes: Study with modern hunter-gatherers tells tale of bacteria co-evolution

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140415133924.htm

Simplicity is key to co-operative robots

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140416225324.htm

We want flying cars, not creepy robots that take care of grandma, study says

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2014/0417/We-want-flying-cars-not-creepy-robots-that-take-care-of-grandma-study-says

Powered by pee: New filtration system converts urine into water and electricity

http://www.salon.com/2014/04/16/powered_by_pee_new_filtration_system_converts_urine_to_water_and_electricity/

Here’s why scientists just published the recipe for superflu

http://globalresearchreport.com/2014/04/17/heres-why-scientists-just-published-the-recipe-for-superflu/

Preventing AI from developing anti-social and potentially harmful behaviour

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-ai-anti-social-potentially-behaviour.html

Raspberry Pi Keeps Wowing Us Even Two Years After Launch

http://singularityhub.com/2014/04/17/raspberry-pi-roundup/

Nasal Spray Could Protect against Any Flu

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/04/nasal-spray-could-protect-against-any-flu

Woman's Ear Reattached with Help of Leeches

http://www.livescience.com/44882-ear-reattachment-leeches.html

Researchers produce amazing new alternative energy sources

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/geekquinox/researchers-produce-amazing-smart-alternative-energy-sources-213337487.html

Astronomers Have Found the First Earth-Sized, Habitable Zone Planet

http://io9.com/astronomers-have-found-the-first-earth-sized-habitable-1564345380

How Do Sperm Recognize Eggs? Mechanism Finally Found

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/04/16/how-do-sperm-recognize-eggs-mechanism-finally-found/

Honeybees in East Africa Resist Deadly Pathogens

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/04/140416-honeybees-africa-kenya-disease-nosema-varroa-resistance-genetics-pesticides/

Social Futurist revolution & the Zero State Amon Twyman Amon Twyman

http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/twyman20140416

DARPA is turning drones into wireless hotspots

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/04/17/darpa-is-turning-drones-into-wireless-hotspots/

‘Kill Switch’ Included on All Cell Phones Made in U.S. by 2015

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/04/17/kill-switch-included-on-all-cell-phones-made-in-u-s-by-2015/

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Are Robonauts Better Than Astronauts?

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/are-robonauts-better-than-astronauts-2

We Will Live Again (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jp0iYp4nQnE#t=716

Project Ara: Google says 'next 5 billion' will build their phones

http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/2014/0416/Project-Ara-Google-says-next-5-billion-will-build-their-phones

Sharks not 'living fossils,' non-living fossil reveals

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0416/Sharks-not-living-fossils-non-living-fossil-reveals

How to test the twin paradox without using a spaceship

http://theconversation.com/how-to-test-the-twin-paradox-without-using-a-spaceship-25458

Esophagus Grown And Transplanted With Tissue Engineering In Regenerative Medicine Breakthrough

http://www.medicaldaily.com/esophagus-grown-and-transplanted-tissue-engineering-regenerative-medicine-breakthrough-276886

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Ballroom Brainwaves A neuroscientist studies the brains of tango dancers in an attempt to understand interpersonal connectedness.

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/39584/title/Ballroom-Brainwaves/

Severe sleep apnea linked to increased risk of stroke, cancer, death

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140414154456.htm

Why Artificial Intelligence Might Not Destroy Us After All

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/04/why-artificial-intelligence-might-not-destroy-us-after-all/

House windows that double as solar panels? Shiny quantum dots brighten future of solar cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140414123820.htm

Babies prefer fairness -- but only if it benefits them -- in choosing a playmate

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140414134051.htm

Cybersecurity researchers roll out a new heartbleed solution: Red Herring creates decoy servers, entraps, monitors hackers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140414150658.htm

Cosmic slurp: Supercomputers help astronomers understand and predict how black holes swallow stars

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140414150848.htm

Faithful allies since the Cretaceous: Symbiosis between beewolves and protective bacteria originated millions of years ago

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140414154450.htm

We're over the hill at 24, study says

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140414172240.htm

Exotic hadron particles detected at CERN: Bizarre matter defies known physics

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0415/Exotic-hadron-particles-detected-at-CERN-Bizarre-matter-defies-known-physics

Scientists make flat surface behave like spherical antenna

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0415/Scientists-make-flat-surface-behave-like-spherical-antenna

Bacterial tricks for turning plants into zombies

http://www.nature.com/news/bacterial-tricks-for-turning-plants-into-zombies-1.15011

Metabolic quirks yield tumour hope

http://www.nature.com/news/metabolic-quirks-yield-tumour-hope-1.15005

Exotic space particles slam into buried South Pole detector IceCube detected three neutrinos that could have radiated from titanic explosions in the depths of space.

http://www.nature.com/news/exotic-space-particles-slam-into-buried-south-pole-detector-1.15036

Nanoparticles make turkey eggs tough to crack

http://www.nature.com/news/nanoparticles-make-turkey-eggs-tough-to-crack-1.15039

Ancient Mars probably too cold for liquid water

http://www.nature.com/news/ancient-mars-probably-too-cold-for-liquid-water-1.15042

Sperm RNA carries marks of trauma

http://www.nature.com/news/sperm-rna-carries-marks-of-trauma-1.15049

21st Century: a brief trek through our technology-rich future By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/537.html

8 stunning photos of last night’s spooky “Blood Moon”

http://www.salon.com/2014/04/15/8_stunning_photos_of_last_nights_spooky_blood_moon/

How Flesh-Eating Bacteria Evolved To Be Deadly

http://www.livescience.com/44817-how-flesh-eating-bacteria-evolved.html

What Mars One Needs is Genetically Altered Human Colonists

http://www.21stcentech.com/mars-genetically-altered-human-colonists/

Reduction in HPV in young women in England following national immunization program

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140414092123.htm

Google buys web-beaming solar drones capable of flying for years at a time

http://rt.com/usa/google-buys-drones-titan-aerospace-488/

Patients with kidney failure to get a new lease on life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140414123651.htm

Monday, April 14, 2014

New software accurately predicts what your children will look like as adults

http://www.gizmag.com/software-predicts-kids-look-when-older/31601/

Land Rover reveals "invisible" bonnet for Discovery Vision concept

http://www.gizmag.com/land-rover-transparent-bonnet/31557/

Britain's Ministry of Defence using robot soldier for testing protectvie suits

http://www.gizmag.com/robot-protective-suit-test-porton-man-mod/31523/

OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return spacecraft gets go-ahead

http://www.gizmag.com/osiris-rex-design-review-lockheed-asteroid/31592/

The rise of London's skyline – more than 230 new towers planned

http://www.gizmag.com/london-skyline-skyscrapers-town-planning/31610/

Brazilian ecologists launch app to reduce roadkill

http://www.gizmag.com/urubu-app-roadkill/31616/

Astronauts to get green thumbs with NASA sending veggie garden to the ISS

http://www.gizmag.com/veggie/31613/

Toyota's astonishing new Atkinson Cycle engine delivers 78 mpg

http://www.gizmag.com/toyota-atkinson-engines-improved-thermal-fuel-efficiency/31615/

Guest post: I am my mother’s chimera

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/lab-rat/2014/04/13/guest-post-i-am-my-mothers-chimera/

Oxytocin Boosts Dishonesty The so-called “love hormone” can make people more dishonest when it serves the interests of their group.

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39595/title/Oxytocin-Boosts-Dishonesty/

Sharks contain more pollutants than polar bears

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140411091417.htm

Green space keeps you from feeling blue

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140411153322.htm

Sunday, April 13, 2014

What happens when we try to manipulate our voice to attract a mate? Her voice is hot, his is not

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140411153320.htm

Hepatitis C treatment cures over 90 percent of patients with cirrhosis

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140412093400.htm

Security 'bad news for sex drive' A woman's sex drive begins to plummet once she is in a secure relationship, according to research.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/4790313.stm

Forgive yourself if you want to live longer, scientists say

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/forgive-yourself-if-you-want-to-live-longer-scientists-say-9248685.html

Scientists grow cartilage to reconstruct nose

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140410194644.htm

'Body hack' app by math researchers shortcuts jet-lag recovery

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140410194609.htm

‘Modern marvel’: New U.S. Navy destroyer Zumwalt christened in Maine

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/12/navys-new-destroyer-to-be-christened-in-maine/