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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Surprising discovery: HIV hides in gut, evading eradication

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140829175434.htm

Factor in naked mole rat's cells enhances protein integrity

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140829175436.htm

Scientists Prepare to Solve Mystery of Sumerian DNA

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/08/scientists-prepare-to-solve-mystery-of-sumerian-dna/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=scientists-prepare-to-solve-mystery-of-sumerian-dna

New NASA Rocket, the Largest Ever Made, May Carry Humans to Mars

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/08/new-nasa-rocket-the-largest-ever-made-may-carry-humans-to-mars/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-nasa-rocket-the-largest-ever-made-may-carry-humans-to-mars

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Chinese BMW lookalike goes on sale in the UAE as cheaper cars gain popularity


http://www.thenational.ae/business/retail/chinese-bmw-lookalike-goes-on-sale-in-the-uae-as-cheaper-cars-gain-popularity

Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/08/inside-googles-secret-drone-delivery-program/379306/

Ebola Drug 'ZMapp' Saves Infected Monkeys, Study Shows

http://www.livescience.com/47618-zmapp-treats-ebola-in-monkeys.html

Why Comcast is the worst company in America

http://www.salon.com/2014/08/29/why_comcast_is_the_worst_company_in_america/

Science explains your brain on coffee — and if it’s possible to overdose (video)

http://www.salon.com/2014/08/29/science_explains_your_brain_on_coffee_and_if_its_possible_to_overdose/

Can we prevent the end of the world? - Martin Rees (video)

http://www.ted.com/talks/martin_rees_can_we_prevent_the_end_of_the_world

NASA: Dangerous sunspot aligning with Earth

http://globalresearchreport.com/2014/08/30/nasa-dangerous-sunspot-aligning-with-earth/

Friday, August 29, 2014

Neuroscientists Make Huge Strides Toward Solving the Mysteries of the Teenage Brain


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/neuroscientists-make-huge-strides-toward-solving-the-mysteries-of-the-teenage-brain

Singularity or Transhumanism: What Word Should We Use to Discuss the Future?


http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/08/28/singularity_transhumanism_humanity_what_word_should_we_use_to_discuss_the.html

Scientists switch ‘good’ and ‘bad’ memories in mice


http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2014/08/27/scientists-switch-good-and-bad-memories-in-mice/

Death: Why the Brain Matters (video)


http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/brain_matters2040829

Evidence Grows That Online Social Networks Have Insidious Negative Effects


http://www.technologyreview.com/view/530401/evidence-grows-that-online-social-networks-have-insidious-negative-effects/

"Detecting Alien Planet Particles Smaller than a Human Hair" --New SETI Breakthrough


http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/08/detecting-alien-planet-particles-smaller-than-a-human-hair.html

‘Theta’ 3D Printer Uses 10 Motors to Allow 4 Extruders to Print Simultaneously


http://3dprint.com/13310/theta-3d-printer/

Stem Cell Activation Phuket, Thailand: How have the stem cell therapy results been so far – Video


http://www.immortalitymedicine.tv/stem-cell-therapy/stem-cell-activation-phuket-thailand-how-have-the-stem-cell-therapy-results-been-so-far-video.php

Like GPS? Thank Relativity


http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2014/08/29/like-gps-thank-relativity/

Google will no longer display the names of authors in its search results


http://tech-blog.org/internet-news/cluster1012728/

Astrophysicists report radioactive cobalt in supernova explosion


http://esciencenews.com/articles/2014/08/29/astrophysicists.report.radioactive.cobalt.supernova.explosion

Why Are Some Things Easier to Learn than Others?

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/08/why-are-some-things-easier-learn-others

UN official says battlefield robots that can kill without human control are a ‘small step’ away

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/08/29/un-official-says-battlefield-robots-that-can-kill-without-human-control-are-a-small-step-away/

This Is the Coolest Vine From Space We’ve Seen Yet


http://time.com/3221942/this-is-the-coolest-vine-from-space-weve-seen-yet/

Microsoft’s $29.6 billion scam: Tech giant leads the way in tax-avoiding innovation

http://www.salon.com/2014/08/28/microsofts_29_6_billion_scam_tech_giant_leads_the_way_in_tax_avoiding_innovation

Prehistoric migrations: DNA study unravels the settlement history of the New World Arctic

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140828142748.htm

New research reveals how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140828142744.htm

Astronomy: Radio telescopes settle controversy over distance to Pleiades

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140828142740.htm

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Here’s a Terrible Idea: Robot Cars With Adjustable Ethics Settings

http://www.wired.com/2014/08/heres-a-terrible-idea-robot-cars-with-adjustable-ethics-settings/

Controversial ‘naked’ airport scanners can be fooled into missing concealed weapons by a simple plastic sheet … and experts warn they are vulnerable to hacking


http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/08/28/controversial-naked-airport-scanners-can-be-fooled-into-missing-concealed-weapons-by-a-simple-plastic-sheet-and-experts-warn-they-are-vulnerable-to-hacking/

Researchers Achieve First Successful Telepathic Transfer


http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/08/28/researchers-achieve-first-successful-telepathic-transfer/

Serotonin deficiency? Study throws into question long-held belief about depression


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140827111946.htm

Group identity emphasized more by those who just make the cut


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140827112139.htm

Xenon exposure shown to erase traumatic memories


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140827141601.htm

We are about to find out if our universe really is a hologram

http://bgr.com/2014/08/27/is-the-universe-a-simulation/

Sorting cells with sound waves

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140826205729.htm

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Technology Will Create a Utopian Future (as Long as Humans Don't Mess it Up)

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/technology-will-create-a-utopian-future-as-long-as-humans-dont-mess-it-up

Deep Boat The Dragon: It’s a helicopter submarine


http://www.deepflight.com/project/deepflight-dragon/

Duality principle is 'safe and sound'


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140826091055.htm

The Fermi Paradox


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/wait-but-why/the-fermi-paradox_b_5489415.html

The truth about extraterrestrials: Will we ever discover intelligent life in the universe?


http://www.salon.com/2014/08/27/the_truth_about_extraterrestrials_will_we_ever_discover_intelligent_life_in_the_universe_partner/

Razor-sharp TV images with 4K definition

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140826085724.htm

Promise in automated reasoning, hypothesis generation over complete medical literature

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140825115030.htm

Monday, August 25, 2014

A new explanation for tech’s pathetic gender diversity: The personal computer

http://www.salon.com/2014/08/25/a_new_explanation_for_techs_pathetic_gender_diversity_the_personal_computer/

Paleo-escargot? Humans living 30,000 years ago dined on snails, say archaeologists.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0821/Paleo-escargot-Humans-living-30-000-years-ago-dined-on-snails-say-archaeologists

Is there really plankton clinging to the outside of the space station?

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0821/Is-there-really-plankton-clinging-to-the-outside-of-the-space-station

Did humans wipe out the Neanderthals? Maybe not.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0821/Did-humans-wipe-out-the-Neanderthals-Maybe-not

New gene editing method corrects muscular dystrophy in mice

http://www.gizmag.com/gene-editing-muscular-dystrophy/33487/

Organ Grown in Animal from Cells Created in Lab

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/08/organ-grown-animal-cells-created-lab

Study Finds That Brains With Autism Fail to Trim Synapses as They Develop

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/22/health/brains-of-autistic-children-have-too-many-synapses-study-suggests.html

Friday, August 22, 2014

Physicists have chilled the world's coolest molecule


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140821115924.htm

Nothing can stop Amazon: Company may start testing delivery drones in India


http://www.salon.com/2014/08/21/nothing_can_stop_amazon_company_may_start_testing_delivery_drones_in_india/

The Awesome Motorcycle Helmet That’s Straight Out of the Future


http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/08/22/the-awesome-motorcycle-helmet-thats-straight-out-of-the-future/

WOLVES COOPERATE BUT DOGS SUBMIT, STUDY SUGGESTS

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/345/6199/864.full

An Unstoppable Killer: New Research Suggests Cancer Can't Be Eradicated

http://www.npr.org/2014/08/21/342012360/an-unstoppable-killer-new-research-suggests-cancer-cant-be-cured

Why nurture is just as important as nature for understanding genetics

http://theconversation.com/why-nurture-is-just-as-important-as-nature-for-understanding-genetics-30231

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Microbes thrive below Antarctic ice. A hint of life elsewhere in solar system?

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0820/Microbes-thrive-below-Antarctic-ice.-A-hint-of-life-elsewhere-in-solar-system

Frustrated with the Facebook Algorithm? You're Going to Hate What Twitter Has Up Its Sleeve.

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/frustrated-with-the-facebook-algorithm-youre-going-to-hate-what-twitter-has-up-its-sleeve

Young blood to be used in ultimate rejuvenation trial


http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329831.400-young-blood-to-be-used-in-ultimate-rejuvenation-trial.html

A semi-artificial leaf faster than 'natural' photosynthesis


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140820091607.htm

How lizards regenerate their tails: Researchers discover genetic 'recipe'


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140820164317.htm

Missing Protein Restored in Patients with Muscular Dystrophy

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140820164410.htm

Patent Trolls: Their Threat to U.S. Innovation—and the Solution

http://www.independent.org/publications/the_lighthouse/detail.asp?id=1562#3913

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Strange, clawed, lonely worm fossil finds family tree at last


http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0819/Strange-clawed-lonely-worm-fossil-finds-family-tree-at-last

Ancient flying pterosaurs lived all around the world, had no teeth


http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0819/Ancient-flying-pterosaurs-lived-all-around-the-world-had-no-teeth

Confirmed: 800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems


http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=132267&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Half The World's Languages May Be Endangered


http://www.insidescience.org/content/half-worlds-languages-may-be-endangered/1931

New vaccine shows promise as stronger weapon against both tuberculosis and leprosy


http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/new-vaccine-shows-promise-as-stronger-weapon-against-both-tuberculosis-and-leprosy

Our Microbiome May Be Looking Out for Itself


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/14/science/our-microbiome-may-be-looking-out-for-itself.html

Neglected boys may turn into violent adolescents


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140818224847.htm

5 Big Brother Technologies for Tracking and Surveilling Children


http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/08/13/5-big-brother-tracking-technologies-school-children/

Canadian Robot Producer First To Denounce Killer Robots


http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/08/15/canadian-robot-producer-first-denounce-killer-robots/

Hemp-Based Batteries Could Change the Way We Store Energy Forever


http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/08/18/hemp-based-batteries-change-way-store-energy-forever/

The Bitcoin Novelty – A Revolutionary Idea


http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/08/19/bitcoin-novelty-revolutionary-idea/

Mass Produced Security Robots Introduced in U.S.

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/08/19/mass-produced-security-robots-introduced-u-s/

Remembering NASA's Viking 1 and the first images from Mars

http://www.aol.com/article/2014/08/20/viking-1-and-the-first-ever-images-from-mars/20949600/

Monday, August 18, 2014

uBiome Raises $4.5M From Angel Investors, Andreessen Horowitz To Crowdsource Microbiome Research


http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/18/ubiome-raises-4-5m-from-angel-investors-andreessen-horowitz-to-crowdsource-microbiome-research/

Camouflage sheet inspired by octopus


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-28834186

Homo floresiensis: scientists clash over claims 'hobbit man' was modern human with Down's syndrome


http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/aug/16/flores-hobbit-human-downs-syndrome-claim-homo-floresiensis

This 3D-printed mobile wind turbine could end up paying for your 3D printer


http://gigaom.com/2014/08/18/this-3d-printed-mobile-wind-turbine-could-end-up-paying-for-your-3d-printer/

Drug Could Regrow Hair in Some with Hair Loss

http://www.livescience.com/47408-alopecia-areata-ruxolitinib-hair-regrowth.html

The Real Reason Women Cheat

http://www.livescience.com/47404-why-women-cheat.html

Kodak Agfa presents : A closer #Supermoon

http://egyptianchronicles.blogspot.com/2014/08/kodak-agfa-presents-closer-supermoon.html

Real-life Transformers: Harvard scientist created a swarm of shape-shifting coin-size robots

http://www.salon.com/2014/08/18/the_precursor_to_transformers_harvard_scientist_created_a_swarm_of_shape_shifting_coin_sized_robots/

Sunday, August 17, 2014

"Preparing for Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life" --World's Scientists Gather to Discuss

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/08/preparing-for-discovery-of-extraterrestrial-life-worlds-scientists-gather-to-discuss.html

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Dolphins and whales squeal with delight: High-pitched whistles signal happiness of marine mammals


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2724027/Dolphins-whales-squeal-delight-High-pitched-whistles-signal-happiness-marine-mammals.html

Vampire Plant Talks To Victims While Sucking Their Life Out


http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/08/vampire-plant-talks-to-victims-while-sucking-their-life-out/

Australian Physicists Simulate Time Travel

http://www.davidreneke.com/australian-physicists-simulate-time-travel/

Yolobe is a LinkedIn for Teens. Could it Be the Next Big Social Network?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/the-next-big-social-network-yolobe-a-linkedin-for-teens

Evidence of Titan's Climate History from Evaporite Distribution


http://arxiv.org/abs/1408.2899

The Internet Has Grown Too Big for Its Aging Infrastructure


http://www.wired.com/2014/08/router_problem/

The Internet Is Officially More Popular Than Cable in the U.S.


http://www.wired.com/2014/08/the-internet-is-now-officially-more-popular-than-cable-in-the-u-s/

Renovo Motors electric supercar does 0-60 mph in under 3.4 seconds


http://www.gizmag.com/renovo-motors-coupe/33370/

A peer reviewed forensic analysis of weaponized stapler engineering developments


http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2014/01/30/peer-reviewed-forensic-analysis-weaponized-stapler-engineering-developments/

By 2025, 'sexbots will be commonplace' ? which is just fine, as we'll all be unemployed.


http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/188047-by-2025-sexbots-will-be-commonplace-which-is-just-fine-as-well-all-be-unemployed-and-bored-thanks-to-robots-stealing-our-jobs

This New Class Of Material Is Key To Making Solar Panels Cheap


http://www.businessinsider.com/key-to-making-solar-panels-cheap-2014-8

Friday, August 15, 2014

Sugar is the Main Fuel for the Brain for Peak Interview Performance


https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140815164923-75817048-sugar-is-the-main-fuel-for-the-brain-for-peak-interview-performance

What’s (Really) Behind Gender Imbalance in Tech Careers


https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140814175741-2967511-what-s-really-behind-gender-imbalance-in-tech

Understanding Ebola Proteins Blocks

http://newamerica-now.blogspot.com/2014/08/understanding-ebola-proteins-blocks.html

Speedo's Nemesis Fins inspired by the humpback whale


http://www.gizmag.com/speedo-nemesis-swim-fins-humpback-whale/33355/

Involuntary eye movement may provide definitive diagnosis of ADHD


http://www.gizmag.com/adhd-eye-movement/33356/

Scientists turn a US$40 needle into a high-quality 3D microscope


http://www.gizmag.com/scientists-needle-high-quality-3d-microscope/33359/

Temporary tattoo lactate sensor converted into sweat-powered biobattery


http://www.gizmag.com/temporary-tattoo-sweat-powered-biobattery/33362/

Injected bacteria found to reduce tumors in rats, dogs and humans


http://www.gizmag.com/injected-bacteria-tumor-rats-dogs-humans/33364/

AHRLAC: The first multi-platform military fixed-wing aircraft designed and built in Africa


http://www.gizmag.com/multi-platform-aircraft-designed-built-africa/33350/

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Humans Need Not Apply (video)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pq-S557XQU

Single gene controls jet lag, study finds


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140813132041.htm

Engineers turns metal into glass: New process solves an age-old conundrum


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140813103802.htm

Coming soon: Genetically edited 'super bananas' and other fruit?


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140813131044.htm

Ticking clocks can literally speed up fertility


http://www.salon.com/2014/08/14/ticking_clocks_can_literally_speed_up_fertility/

'Butterfly-headed' flying reptiles were social say paleontologists


http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0814/Butterfly-headed-flying-reptiles-were-social-say-paleontologists

Google’s Satellites Could Soon See Your Face from Space


http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/08/14/googles-satellites-could-soon-see-your-face-from-space/

Your essential guide to the rise of the intelligent machines


http://theconversation.com/your-essential-guide-to-the-rise-of-the-intelligent-machines-30228

This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers


http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236448

DNA Analysis Shows That Native American Genealogy Is One of the Most Unique in the World

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/08/13/dna-analysis-shows-native-american-genealogy-one-unique-world/

5 Big Brother Technologies for Tracking and Surveilling Children

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/08/13/5-big-brother-tracking-technologies-school-children/

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Presidential praise for Iranian math prize winner (with and without head scarf)

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2014/0813/Presidential-praise-for-Iranian-math-prize-winner-with-and-without-head-scarf

Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask

http://www.wired.com/2014/08/viv/?mbid=nl_081314

Everything is Made of Chemicals


http://bigthink.com/neurobonkers/everything-is-made-of-chemicals

The Rise of Virtual Reality: From Campfire to Oculus


http://bigthink.com/wikimind/the-rise-of-virtual-reality-from-campfires-to-oculus

400-Year-Old Math Problem Solved. Could Make Stacking Oranges Much Easier.


http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/08/13/400-year-old-math-problem-solved-could-make-stacking-oranges-much-easier/

Could Your Brain Be Reprogrammed to Work Better?


http://www.labmanager.com/news/2014/08/could-your-brain-be-reprogrammed-to-work-better-

Sequence Vibrations

http://www.genomeweb.com/blog/sequence-vibrations

More Exercise is Not Always Better

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/08/more-exercise-not-always-better

Dr. Campbell: New gene therapy may replace pacemaker implants


http://www.wncn.com/story/26149613/dr-campbell-new-gene-therapy-may-replace-pacemaker-implants

Geckos use toe hairs to turn stickiness on and off


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140812121308.htm

What?! The Universe Appears to Be Missing Some Light


http://www.space.com/26795-universe-missing-ultraviolet-light.html

Quantum Mechanics Solve Breathing Mystery

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/08/quantum-mechanics-solve-breathing-mystery

Is The Internet Really A “Lawless Jungle”?

https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140812215212-15208484-is-the-internet-really-a-lawless-jungle?

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

How to measure 2014 biggest ‘supermoon’: diopter, theodolite, or just eye it? (+video)


http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0809/How-to-measure-2014-biggest-supermoon-diopter-theodolite-or-just-eye-it-video

Astrophysicists detect destruction of three stars by supermassive black holes


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140811125151.htm

'Worm pill' could ease autoimmune disease symptoms


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140811125126.htm

House inspired by Tom and Jerry is one big playground


http://www.gizmag.com/jerry-house/33288/

Stem cell stroke therapy shows promise after first human trial


http://www.gizmag.com/stroke-treatment-stem-cell-bone-marrow/33258/

wayfindr tech guides the blind through London Underground using Bluetooth beacons


http://www.gizmag.com/wayfindr-london-underground-blind-ibeacon-navigation/33290/

Magnetic microhair material can change transparency, and make water flow uphill


http://www.gizmag.com/magnetic-microhair-material/33291/

NASA selects proposals for advanced energy storage technologies


http://www.gizmag.com/nasa-energy-proposals/33284/

First-ever 3D-printed space telescopes nearing completion


http://www.gizmag.com/first-3d-printed-space-telescopes/33298/

ISEE-3 makes lunar flyby, heads back into deep space


http://www.gizmag.com/isee-3-flyby/33300/

Wyvern system allows multiple programming languages within one computer program


http://www.gizmag.com/wyvern-multiple-programming-languages/33302/

Origami-style transformer self-assembles before scuttling away


http://www.gizmag.com/origami-robot-folding-walking-electronic/33295/

Disney algorithm has asymmetrical objects in a spin


http://www.gizmag.com/disney-algorithm-asymmetrical-shape-spin/33301/

Barak brings the voltage to any bike


http://www.gizmag.com/barak-electric-bike-conversion-kit/33306/

Unique polymer soaks up CO2


http://www.gizmag.com/co2-adsorbing-polymer/33311/

WaveJet electric jet-drive angler paddleboard swims with the fishes

http://www.gizmag.com/wavejet-paddleboard-angler-fishing/33308/

Disney Research algorithm automatically edits footage captured by multiple cameras

http://www.gizmag.com/disney-research-automatic-video-editing/33316/

Nanosheet burn dressing clings to uneven skin

http://www.gizmag.com/nanosheet-burn-dressing-curved-skin/33313/

iPin turns your phone into a laser pointer

http://www.gizmag.com/ipin-phone-laser-pointer/33318/

HexHog ATV for wheelchair users who want to rough it

http://www.gizmag.com/hexhog-six-wheeled-all-terrain-vehicle-wheelchair/33299/

New Treatment Cures Arthritis in Mice

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/08/new-treatment-cures-arthritis-mice?et_cid=4087966&et_rid=454967483&location=top

15 Year Old Invents Device That Generates Electricity While You Walk


http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/08/12/15-year-old-invents-device-that-generates-electricity-while-you-walk

Monday, August 11, 2014

Urine Could Be Effective Fertilizer


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/08/urine-could-be-effective-fertilizer

Boy has ears created from ribs

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-28746868

Scientists create water ‘tractor beam’ to manipulate floating objects (VIDEO)

http://rt.com/news/179548-physics-water-tractor-beam/

IBM develops a computer chip with one million ‘neurons’ that ‘functions like a human brain’

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/08/11/ibm-develops-a-computer-chip-with-one-million-neurons-that-functions-like-a-human-brain/

Elon Musk Says Artificial Intelligence Could Be ‘More Dangerous Than Nukes’

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/08/11/elon-musk-says-artificial-intelligence-could-be-more-dangerous-than-nukes/

The Era Of Cyborg Nanotechnology Has Begun

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/08/11/the-era-of-cyborg-nanotechnology-has-begun/

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Rosetta arrives – and sends images of 'superstar comet'

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26006

Mercury in the world's oceans: On the rise

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=132171&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Students in India Have Developed a “SmartCane” for the Blind

http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/08/06/students-in-india-have-developed-a-smartcane-with-sonar-for-the-blind/

Why doesn’t the driver get carsick?

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/seriouslyscience/2014/08/07/doesnt-driver-get-motion-sickness/

Video: Thousands of Years of Human Migration in Five Minutes

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/07/31/video-thousands-years-human-migration-five-minutes/

Korean Factory Workers Don Exoskeletons for Superhuman Strength

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/08/04/korean-factory-workers-don-exoskeletons-for-superhuman-strength/

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

Hacker Says He Can Break Into Airplane Systems Using In-Flight Wi-Fi

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/08/04/337794061/hacker-says-he-can-break-into-airplane-systems-using-in-flight-wi-fi

The truth about science vs. religion: 4 reasons why intelligent design falls flat

http://www.salon.com/2014/08/04/the_truth_about_science_vs_religion_4_reasons_why_intelligent_design_falls_flat_partner/

John Venn: Google Doodle reveals what unites us

http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/Tech-Culture/2014/0804/John-Venn-Google-Doodle-reveals-what-unites-us

Tesla owner: UberX is cheaper than owning an electric car

http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/In-Gear/2014/0804/Tesla-owner-UberX-is-cheaper-than-owning-an-electric-car

'Normal' bacteria vital for keeping intestinal lining intact

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140801125050.htm

Companion planets can increase old worlds' chance at life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140801091234.htm

Should your robot driver kill you to save a child’s life?

http://theconversation.com/should-your-robot-driver-kill-you-to-save-a-childs-life-29926