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Saturday, May 31, 2014

"Other Universes May Operate Under Vastly Different Physical Laws" (Today's Most Popular)

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/05/other-universes-may-operate-under-vastly-different-physical-laws-todays-most-popular.html#more

Shining a light on the brain: Researchers reveal mind-reading cap that uses LEDs to record neural activity

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2644440/Shining-light-brain-Researchers-reveal-mind-reading-LED-cap.html

Beam me up: Scientists say human teleportation is 'possible' as they transfer atoms three metres in groundbreaking experiment

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2643332/Beam-Scientists-sat-teleportation-possible-transfer-atoms.html

1. Send DNA To Distant Planet. 2. Reconstruct Humans On Site.

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/1-send-dna-to-distant-planet-2-reconstruct-humans-on-site

Ancient Lyme Disease Bacteria Found in 15-Million-Year-Old Tick Fossils

http://www.livescience.com/46007-lyme-disease-ancient-amber-tick.html?cmpid=557608

3-D bioprinting builds a better blood vessel

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140530190554.htm

Researchers design a new structure that absorbs all sound

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140530092411.htm

Universal antidote for snakebite: Experimental trial represents promising step toward

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140528105256.htm

Can narcissists be moved to show empathy?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140530124323.htm

Friday, May 30, 2014

Deception improved athletic performance

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140529154011.htm

New approach to HIV vaccine explored by scientists

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140529142544.htm

Solar panel manufacturing is greener in Europe than China, study says

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140529154151.htm

Domestication of dogs may explain mammoth kill sites and success of early modern humans

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140529154155.htm

Microsoft unveils Skype Translator to break down language barriers

http://www.gizmag.com/microsoft-skype-translator-language/32304/

Huawei achieves 10 Gbps Wi-Fi data transfer rate

http://www.gizmag.com/huawei-10-gbps-wi-fi-transmission/32308/

New Matter aims to make 3D printing more accessible with the MOD-t

http://www.gizmag.com/mod-t-budget-3d-printer/32313/

Scientists create "spray-on graphene"

http://www.gizmag.com/spray-on-graphene/32315/

Lasers could significantly shrink size and cost of particle accelerators

http://www.gizmag.com/laser-particle-accelerator/32265/

Elon Musk unveils Dragon V2 manned spacecraft

http://www.gizmag.com/dragon-v2-manned-spacecraft/32274/

SpaceX unveils manned spacecraft

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0530/SpaceX-unveils-manned-spacecraft

Prestigious Kavli Prize goes to 'cosmic inflation' theorists

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0530/Prestigious-Kavli-Prize-goes-to-cosmic-inflation-theorists

NASA scientists measure the moon's dancing tides

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0530/NASA-scientists-measure-the-moon-s-dancing-tides

The Bike Helmet Paradox

http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/the-bike-helmet-paradox

Earth's Oldest Life? Probably Not, New Study Says

http://www.livescience.com/45900-ancient-life-evidence-debated.html

Cynical? You may be hurting your brain health

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140528163739.htm

Extensive cataloging of human proteins uncovers 193 never known to exist

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140528133149.htm

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Universe Works Like a Big Computer Program

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/the-universe-works-like-a-big-computer-program

3D fruit printer could crank out Frankenfruits on demand

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/05/29/3d-fruit-printer-could-crank-out-frankenfruits-on-demand/

Light coaxes stem cells to repair teeth: Noninvasive laser therapy could radically shift dental treatment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140528150559.htm

Don’t laugh; the new Google prototype car has implications for your business

https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140528072025-142059068-don-t-laugh-the-new-google-prototype-car-has-implications-for-your-business

Are Solar Sails the Future of Space Travel?

http://www.space.com/26011-solar-sail-tech-space-exploration.html?cmpid=557594

Using thoughts to control airplanes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527101454.htm

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

NASA-funded rocket to study birthplace of stars

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527151751.htm

Where have all the craters gone?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527154715.htm

Spontaneous thoughts are perceived to reveal meaningful self-insight

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527154746.htm

A habitable environment on Martian volcano?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527154748.htm

Supertasters do not have particularly high density of taste buds on tongue, crowdsourcing shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527161834.htm

Learning early in life may help keep brain cells alive: Brain cells survive in young who master a task

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527154750.htm

Making research findings freely available is an essential aid to medical progress, experts say

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527185343.htm

Diamond planets may be more common than astronomers thought

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527220554.htm

Why don’t the highly educated smoke? Families kids grow up in play important role

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527221716.htm

Humanity's ancestors traded brawn for brains, study suggests

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0528/Humanity-s-ancestors-traded-brawn-for-brains-study-suggests

Not Just for the Heart, Red Wine Shows Promise as Cavity Fighter

http://www.labmanager.com/news/2014/05/not-just-for-the-heart-red-wine-shows-promise-as-cavity-fighter

How’s your poker face? Why it’s so hard to sniff out a liar

http://theconversation.com/hows-your-poker-face-why-its-so-hard-to-sniff-out-a-liar-25487

Robots will replace fast-food workers

http://money.cnn.com/2014/05/22/technology/innovation/fast-food-robot/index.html

Pentagon spending $30 million to develop brain implants

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/may/27/brain-implants-researchers-kick-30m-quest-help-com/

Photo and video overview: BMW's techno-flagship i8

http://www.gizmag.com/bmw-i8-photo-video/32255/

Boeing updates B-52 bombers with CONECT comms system

http://www.gizmag.com/boeing-b-52-conect/32261/

WORM display lets you write with light

http://www.gizmag.com/worm-display-write-light/32260/

Mealspec flameless cooker can boil water and cook real food

http://www.gizmag.com/mealspec-flameless-cooker-boil-water/32061/

Scribble Ink lets users draw with colors that they find around them

http://www.gizmag.com/scribble-color-picking-pen-ink-stylus/32269/

New process could lead to more widespread use of graphene

http://www.gizmag.com/graphene-glass-substrate-deposition/32271/

HondaJet gets its engine

http://www.gizmag.com/first-hondajet-engine-delivered/32251/

SpaceShipTwo to be fueled by thermoset plastic similar to nylon

http://www.gizmag.com/spaceshiptwo-hybrid-rocket-fuel-thermoset-plastic/32266/

New record efficiency for quantum-dot photovoltaics

http://www.gizmag.com/quantum-dot-solar-cell-record-efficiency/32277/

Could this little-known biomass generator start an energy revolution?

http://www.gizmag.com/power-pallet-20-gasifier-biomass-generator/32245/

Novel home cleaning method to reduce asthma

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140527085130.htm

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Text-mining offers clues to success US intelligence programme analyses language in patents and papers to identify next big technologies.

http://www.nature.com/news/text-mining-offers-clues-to-success-1.15263

A Longitude Prize for the twenty-first century

http://www.nature.com/news/a-longitude-prize-for-the-twenty-first-century-1.15259

Activists sound alarm on tiered drug prices

http://www.nature.com/news/activists-sound-alarm-on-tiered-drug-prices-1.15265

Reproductive medicine: The power of three

http://www.nature.com/news/reproductive-medicine-the-power-of-three-1.15253

Jelly genome mystery

http://www.nature.com/news/jelly-genome-mystery-1.15264

Blocking insulin breakdown shows promise against diabetes

http://www.nature.com/news/blocking-insulin-breakdown-shows-promise-against-diabetes-1.15273

US physics strategy collides with budget Particle physicists seek international collaboration as domestic funding faces uncertain future.

http://www.nature.com/news/us-physics-strategy-collides-with-budget-1.15284

Microbes defy rules of DNA code Researchers find widespread 'recoding'.

http://www.nature.com/news/microbes-defy-rules-of-dna-code-1.15283

Exotic atomic threesomes explained

http://www.nature.com/news/exotic-atomic-threesomes-explained-1.15271

Doctors Say Humans Ready for Suspended Animation

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/doctors-humans-ready-for-suspended-animation

Empathy Machine: Scientists Train People to Sympathize

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/empathy-machine-scientists-train-people-to-sympathize

Obama attends White House Science Fair. Did anything blow up?

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/Decoder-Buzz/2014/0527/Obama-attends-White-House-Science-Fair.-Did-anything-blow-up

Learning Early in Life May Help Keep Brain Cells Alive

http://news.rutgers.edu/research-news/learning-early-life-may-help-keep-brain-cells-alive/20140526

The Inside Story of Oculus Rift and How Virtual Reality Became Reality

http://www.wired.com/2014/05/oculus-rift-4/?mbid=nl_wired_05272014

Robot warriors pose ethical dilemma

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140526101827.htm

Structural supercapacitors could make batteries and power cords obsolete

http://www.gizmag.com/structural-supercapacitors-batteries-obsolete/32246/

Israel To Approve 3 Step Plan Towards Becoming World’s First Cashless Society

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=22249

What '60 Minutes' Got Right (and Didn't) About Aging The segment on people in their 90s left out two important things

http://www.nextavenue.org/article/2014-05/what-60-minutes-got-right-and-didnt-about-aging

First broadband wireless connection ... to the moon?!

http://esciencenews.com/articles/2014/05/22/first.broadband.wireless.connection.moon

5 Recent Breakthrough Innovations in Biotechnology

http://www.sherweb.com/blog/5-recent-breakthrough-innovations-in-biotechnology/

Gadget genius: Nanotechnology breakthrough is big deal for electronics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130726121616.htm

Indefinite lifespan in our future; experts ponder responses By Dick Pelletier

http://www.positivefuturist.com/archive/543.html

How biodiversity arises: Single gene mutation during development can lead to differences in jaw shape, feeding strategies

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140526182649.htm

Relaxation helps pack DNA into a virus

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140526182747.htm

From chaos to order: How ants optimize food search

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140526182749.htm

DNA nanotechnology places enzyme catalysis within an arm's length

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140525155310.htm

Sound and vision: Visual cortex processes auditory information, too

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140525155316.htm

Fighting cancer with dietary changes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140526101503.htm

How DNA is 'edited' to correct genetic diseases

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140526182755.htm

E-cig Fumes Empower Bad Bugs

http://www.everydayhealth.com/news/e-cig-fumes-empower-bad-bugs/

Monday, May 26, 2014

We'll Find Alien Life in This Lifetime, Scientists Tell Congress

http://www.space.com/26000-alien-life-prediction-congress-hearing.html?cmpid=557593

“Stuff Matters”: Unpacking the small, material wonders of everyday life

http://www.salon.com/2014/05/25/stuff_matters_unpacking_the_small_material_wonders_of_everyday_life/

Personal judgments swayed by group opinion, but only for three days

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140523145421.htm

Mind alteration device makes flies sing and dance

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140525154744.htm

Meyers Manx celebrates 50 years with electric dune buggy

http://www.gizmag.com/meyers-manx-electric-dune-buggy/32050/

Expressive hat defends wearer from undesirable actions

http://www.gizmag.com/sangli-li-fans-hat/32207/

Scientists build super-maglev train that could hit 1,800 mph

http://www.gizmag.com/1800mph-maglev/32213/

Roombots can transform into reconfigurable furniture

http://www.gizmag.com/roombot-robots-reconfigurable-furniture/32211/

MIT finds new way to harvest energy from heat

http://www.gizmag.com/thermogalvanic-harvesting-waste-heat/32212/

Computer vision enables researchers to screen earlier for autism

http://www.gizmag.com/computer-vision-early-screening-autism/32217/

Lego steps into the groove at MidiHack 2014

http://www.gizmag.com/lego-techno-midihack/32221/

"Thermal Touch" can turn any surface into an augmented reality touchscreen

http://www.gizmag.com/thermal-touch-augmented-reality/32218/

Thin new silicon lens could mean cheaper security cameras

http://www.gizmag.com/thin-silicon-lens-camera/32224/

"Heart disease-on-a-chip" could usher in an age of personalized medicine

http://www.gizmag.com/heart-disease-on-a-chip/32225/

NASA orbiter discovers new Martian crater

http://www.gizmag.com/mro-impact-crater-meteor-mars-nasa/32196/

Shape-changing wings inspire more efficient aircraft designs

http://www.gizmag.com/fraunhofer-flexible-wing/32137/

NASA unveils new home for space rats

http://www.gizmag.com/rodent-residence/32219/

Salsa Box adds a little flavor to the tiny house movement

http://www.gizmag.com/salsa-box-tiny-house-shelter-wise/32210/

Google's "Quantum Computing Playground" lets you fiddle with quantum algorithms

http://www.gizmag.com/quantum-computing-ide/32220/

Black hole doughnut theory cast into doubt

http://www.gizmag.com/blackhole-doughnut-theory-wise-nasa-dark-matter/32230/

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Your DNA May Have Helped You Choose Your Spouse

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/your-dna-may-have-helped-you-choose-your-spouse

This is why you are a couch potato: Laziness explained by science

http://www.salon.com/2014/05/23/this_is_why_you_are_a_couch_potato_laziness_explained_by_science/

The Hawking Fallacy Argued, A Personal Opinion

http://www.singularityweblog.com/the-hawking-fallacy-argued-a-personal-opinion/

Practopoiesis: How cybernetics of biology can help AI

http://www.singularityweblog.com/practopoiesis/

Failed dwarf galaxy survives galactic collision thanks to full dark-matter jacket

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140523145137.htm

Rapid evolution aids spread of exotic plant species

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140523094259.htm

New findings on mortality of individuals with schizophrenia

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130121103329.htm

Many mental illnesses reduce life expectancy more than heavy smoking

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140523082934.htm

Friday, May 23, 2014

Warring with Cancer Avatars to Expose Unique Vulnerabilities of Real Tumors

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/warring-with-cancer-avatars-to-expose-unique-vulnerabilities-of-real-tumors/81249899/

Could clouds quash the camelopardalids? (+video)

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0523/Could-clouds-quash-the-camelopardalids-video

Did flightless birds once rule the skies?

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0523/Did-flightless-birds-once-rule-the-skies-video

Are last rites in order for NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope?

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0523/Are-last-rites-in-order-for-NASA-s-Spitzer-Space-Telescope

Edible Plants 'Talk' To Animal Cells, Promote Healing

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/edible-plants-talk-animal-cells-promote-healing

Ann Coulter mocks scientists based in Hollywood

http://www.gopusa.com/freshink/2014/05/23/ann-coulter-mocks-scientists-based-in-hollywood/

New 'T-ray' tech converts light to sound for weapons detection, medical imaging

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522150503.htm

Fossil avatars are transforming palaeontology

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522105130.htm

Wondering about state of the environment? Just eavesdrop on bees

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522123453.htm

Safe alternatives to BPA: New technology may help identify

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522123459.htm

HIV-positive children more likely to develop drug resistance

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522123356.htm

Computer models helping unravel the science of life? How cells of the fruit fly react to changes in the environment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522123505.htm

Blocking pain receptors extends lifespan, boosts metabolism in mice

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522123509.htm

Ancient DNA ends Australia's claim to kiwi origins

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522141317.htm

A glimpse into nature's looking glass -- to find the genetic code is reassigned: Stop codon varies widely

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522141422.htm

Fruit flies show mark of intelligence in thinking before they act, study suggests

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522141426.htm

Earth's lower mantle may be significantly different than previously thought

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522141432.htm

Deep Earth recycling of the oceanic floor: New insight into the temperature of deep Earth

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522141451.htm

Delegating dirty work is key to evolution: Working cells allow organisms to evolve

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522141453.htm

Hi-tech glasses aim to assist the blind with directions and obstacle detection

http://www.gizmag.com/stereoscopic-ultrasound-gps-ai-glasses-blind-assistance/32166/

Quadrotor gets autonomous navigation capabilities with Google's Project Tango

http://www.gizmag.com/quadrotor-autonomous-navigation-google-project-tango/32197/

Marbel Board: Is this the world's lightest electric vehicle?

http://www.gizmag.com/marbel-worlds-lightest-electric-vehicle/32202/

Planet says "cheese" for NASA's Earth Day "Global Selfie"

http://www.gizmag.com/nasa-global-selfie-gigapixel-image/32205/

First fundamentally new lubricant in decades created from liquid crystals

http://www.gizmag.com/liquid-crystal-lubricant-fraunhofer/32175/

Bird flu experiments pose threat, researchers warn

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/05/20/avian-flu-experiments/9138937/

You can’t make this up! Federal security guards can’t read X-rays, handle firearms

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/may/22/many-federal-guards-may-not-be-able-read-x-ray-mac/

Hack-proof drone unveiled by Pentagon

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/may/22/hack-proof-drone-unveiled-by-pentagon/

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Backlash to Big Bang discovery gathers steam

http://www.salon.com/2014/05/22/alert_neil_degrasse_tyson_backlash_to_big_bang_discovery_gathers_steam_partner/

Microbes inhabit the human placenta, but it's not a bad thing

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/05/21/us-science-placenta-idINKBN0E11SG20140521

Vitamin E in canola, other oils hurts lungs

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140520220424.htm

Questions raised about physio for hip osteoarthritis

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140521094954.htm

In your genes: Family history reveals predisposition to multiple diseases

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140521094956.htm

New anticancer compound discovered

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140521094958.htm

Could Carbon Monoxide Protect Against Anesthesia-Induced Neuroapoptosis?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140521101837.htm

Lipid transport: Research breakthrough paves way for understanding serious diseases

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140521102001.htm

Breakthrough: Nasal spray may soon replace pills for delivering drugs to the brain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140521133603.htm

Functional nerve cells from skin cells

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140521133708.htm

Scientists create bionic particles inspired by “Terminator”

http://www.salon.com/2014/05/22/scientists_create_bionic_particles_inspired_by_terminator/

Scientists: Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are as big a threat as climate change

http://www.salon.com/2014/05/22/scientists_antibiotic_resistant_superbugs_are_as_big_a_threat_as_climate_change/

Can You Solve For 32-12? Probably Not...

http://www.lewrockwell.com/2014/05/no_author/can-you-solve-32-12/

Schweitzer's Dangerous Discovery

http://discovermagazine.com/2006/apr/dinosaur-dna

The Next Big Thing You Missed: One Day, You’ll Google the Physical World With a Scanner Like This

http://www.wired.com/2014/05/scio/

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

More than two-thirds of healthy Americans are infected with human papilloma viruses

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140520115514.htm

Engineers build world's smallest, fastest nanomotor: Can fit inside a single cell

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140520123441.htm

Cambridge Physicists Find Wormhole Proof

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/cambridge-physicists-find-wormhole-proof

Let them eat crickets: Insects could be the new potato

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229701.600-let-them-eat-crickets-insects-could-be-the-new-potato.html

"The Universe is Not Expanding" --A Radical Alternative to Big Bang Cosmology

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/05/the-universe-is-not-expanding-an-alternate-theory-to-big-bang-cosmology.html

A rare sight: Colorado River connects with Gulf of California

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0521/A-rare-sight-Colorado-River-connects-with-Gulf-of-California

Old NASA rover snaps spectacular image of huge Mars crater

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0521/Old-NASA-rover-snaps-spectacular-image-of-huge-Mars-crater

Friday night lights (a.k.a. big meteor shower) coming to a planet near you (+video)

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0521/Friday-night-lights-a.k.a.-big-meteor-shower-coming-to-a-planet-near-you-video

How do the biggest, brightest stars die? Supernova discovery reveals clues.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0521/How-do-the-biggest-brightest-stars-die-Supernova-discovery-reveals-clues

Iron Man: Super suit trying to jump from the movie screen to the battlefield

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2014/0521/Iron-Man-Super-suit-trying-to-jump-from-the-movie-screen-to-the-battlefield

Are these mystery radio bursts messages from ALIENS? Freak frequency from outside the Milky Way baffles astronomers

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/05/21/are-these-mystery-radio-bursts-messages-from-aliens-freak-frequency-from-outside-the-milky-way-baffles-astronomers/

Overreaction? Brainy Yearbook Quote Almost Got Student Banned From Graduation

http://newsone.com/3010266/overreaction-yearbook-quote-may-get-student-banned-from-graduation/

Vertical Farming Will Help Us Meet the Challenges of Tomorrow

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/vertical-farming-will-help-us-meet-the-challenges-of-tomorrow

Is It Possible to Create an Anti-Love Drug?

http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/05/anti-love-drugs-will-change-how-we-end-romances.html

Pregnant Women Have Greater Response to Music

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/05/pregnant-women-have-greater-response-music

Political Correctness Makes Race and Genetics Taboo in the West, Which is Why China is Winning

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-London/2014/05/19/science-and-racism-book

Monday, May 19, 2014

Scientists claim world’s largest dinosaur find

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/05/19/scientists-claim-worlds-largest-dinosaur-find/

Engineers At Stanford Invent Wireless Power Transfer For Human Implantable RFID Chip

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=21808

US Parents Frustrated With New Common Core Math

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/05/19/us-parents-frustrated-with-new-common-core-math/

Ban on Terminator Robots Postponed at United Nations Convention

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/05/19/ban-on-terminator-robots-postponed-at-united-nations-convention/

Scientists create synthetic duplicates of spiders' super-sticky, silk 'attachment discs'

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140516203348.htm

Illuminating neuron activity in 3-D: New technique lets scientists monitor small worm's entire nervous system

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140518164431.htm

Scientists discover how to turn light into matter after 80-year quest

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140518164244.htm

Sunday, May 18, 2014

A Ruptured Cometary Globule

http://bigthink.com/1000-words/a-ruptured-cometary-globule

George Takei & MIT AgeLab on Living Longer Better

http://bigthink.com/disruptive-demographics/george-takei-mit-agelab-on-living-longer-better

Super Brains: Kaku on What Makes a Genius (video)

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/super-brains-kaku-on-what-makes-a-genius

How long Americans last in bed, state by state

http://www.salon.com/2014/02/20/how_long_americans_last_in_bed_state_by_state_partner/

War and Peace (of Mind): Mindfulness training for military could help them deal with stress

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140516092519.htm

Between Roquefort and Camembert: Multiple recent gene transfers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140516102905.htm

From Burkina Faso to Harvard: Interview with Phylis Hétié, Raelian scientist

http://atheistcreationist.org/news/from-burkina-faso-to-harvard-interview-with-phylis-hetie%2C-raelian-scientist.html

Saturday, May 17, 2014

V.C. Firm Names Robot To Board of Directors The singularity is nigh.

http://betabeat.com/2014/05/v-c-firm-names-robot-to-board-of-directors/

First test of pluripotent stem cell therapy in monkeys is successful

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140515123256.htm

Spacecraft-Riding Microbes Could Colonize Mars, Research Suggests

http://www.space.com/25860-earth-microbes-could-colonize-mars.html?cmpid=557589

Why Octopuses Don't Tie Themselves in Knots

http://news.discovery.com/animals/why-octopuses-dont-tie-themselves-in-knots-140515.htm

Diabetics: Two large meals better than 6 small meals with same calories for controlling weight, blood sugar

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140515184424.htm

No such thing as a 'universal' intelligence test: Cultural differences determine results country by country

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140516092048.htm

MS Mice Walk Again after Human Stem Cell Treatment

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/05/ms-mice-walk-again-after-human-stem-cell-treatment

Blowup Turbine Captures Stronger Winds

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/05/blowup-turbine-captures-stronger-winds

Mexican cave skeleton reveals secrets of New World's first people

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/05/15/us-science-skeleton-idINKBN0DV1UW20140515