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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Wet exoplanet has clear skies

http://www.nature.com/news/wet-exoplanet-has-clear-skies-1.15973

Forensic chemistry could stop African plant thieves

http://www.nature.com/news/forensic-chemistry-could-stop-african-plant-thieves-1.16010

Stone Age groups made similar toolmaking breakthroughs


http://www.nature.com/news/stone-age-groups-made-similar-toolmaking-breakthroughs-1.16002

Animal populations ‘have halved since 1970’


http://blogs.nature.com/news/2014/09/animal-populations-have-halved-since-1970.html

Cheap solar cells tempt businesses


http://www.nature.com/news/cheap-solar-cells-tempt-businesses-1.15986

Force of nature gave life its asymmetry


http://www.nature.com/news/force-of-nature-gave-life-its-asymmetry-1.15995

Why Japan missed volcano's warning signs


http://www.nature.com/news/why-japan-missed-volcano-s-warning-signs-1.16022

Quantum bits get their first compression

http://www.nature.com/news/quantum-bits-get-their-first-compression-1.15961

‘Russia’s after Sixth Generation unmanned attack jet’

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/09/30/russias-after-sixth-generation-unmanned-attack-jet/

Web Magna Carta: WWW inventor calls for ‘online bill of rights’

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/09/30/web-magna-carta-www-inventor-calls-for-online-bill-of-rights/

War Matrix: New System to Enable Drones and Robots to Work Together

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/09/30/war-matrix-new-system-to-enable-drones-and-robots-to-work-together/

Image of the Week: Simulations Reveal Unusual Death for Stars

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/image-week-simulations-reveal-unusual-death-stars

Scientists Investigate Habitat of Listeria

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/scientists-investigate-habitat-listeria

African Skeleton’s DNA Sheds Light on Human Origins

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/african-skeleton%E2%80%99s-dna-sheds-light-human-origins

Ice Storm Babies Have DNA ‘Signatures’


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/ice-storm-babies-have-dna-%E2%80%98signatures%E2%80%99

Selectively rewiring the brain's circuitry to treat depression


http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-09-rewiring-brain-circuitry-depression.html

Michigan Tech developing robot teams to restore power at disaster sites


http://www.gizmag.com/robot-team-restore-power/34005/

Discovery of new molecule suggests origins of life may reside in interstellar space


http://www.gizmag.com/molecule-life-origins-interstellar-space-alma/34013/

Why the NSA Wants a Quantum Computer, with Brad Templeton


http://bigthink.com/think-tank/why-the-nsa-wants-a-quantum-computer-with-brad-templeton-2

Magnets Attract Dolphins


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/magnets-attract-dolphins

Multiple Sclerosis Patients Successfully Replace Damaged Cells With New Healthy Stem Cells; First Treatment With Placenta


http://www.medicaldaily.com/multiple-sclerosis-patients-successfully-replace-damaged-cells-new-healthy-stem-cells-305420

Can Your Favorite Song Make You Smarter?


http://news.discovery.com/human/psychology/can-your-favorite-song-make-you-smarter-140929.htm

Meet Miracle Mike, the Colorado Chicken who lived for 18 months without his head


http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/running-ponies/2014/09/26/meet-miracle-mike-the-colorado-chicken-who-lived-for-18-months-without-his-head/

"Prevalence of Life Throughout Milky Way" --Suggested By Discovery of Earth's Water Predating Birth of Sun


http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/09/prevalance-of-life-throughout-milky-way-suggested-by-discovery-of-earths-water-predating-birth-of-su.html

"Gravity will Eventually Create a Universe with Only a Few Mega-Galaxies"

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/09/gravity-will-eventually-create-a-universe-with-only-a-few-mega-galaxies.html

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Engineered proteins stick like glue -- even in water


http://esciencenews.com/articles/2014/09/22/engineered.proteins.stick.glue.even.water

Eyeless Mexican cavefish eliminate circadian rhythm to save energy


http://esciencenews.com/articles/2014/09/25/eyeless.mexican.cavefish.eliminate.circadian.rhythm.save.energy

Uncovering the forbidden side of molecules


http://esciencenews.com/articles/2014/09/22/uncovering.forbidden.side.molecules

‘Cloaking’ device uses ordinary lenses to hide objects across range of angles


http://www.rochester.edu/newscenter/watch-rochester-cloak-uses-ordinary-lenses-to-hide-objects-across-continuous-range-of-angles-70592/

Graphene looks promising as a flexible, low-cost touchscreen solution


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140926085551.htm

Talk therapy – not medication – best for social anxiety disorder, large study finds


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140925205629.htm

Secret to raising well behaved teens? Maximize their zzzzz's


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140926085830.htm

Skin pigment renders sun's UV radiation harmless using projectiles

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140926085818.htm

Here comes the future: We’re making robots that feel!

http://www.salon.com/2014/09/28/here_comes_the_future_were_making_robots_that_feel/

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Bacteria in Wine May Bring Health Benefits


http://www.livescience.com/47997-wine-bacteria-probiotics.html?cmpid=558290

Yoga, meditation may help train brain to help people control computers with their mind

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140925132559.htm

Larry Page wants a Google 2.0 that will build cities and airports, report says

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/09/23/larry-page-wants-a-google-2-0-that-will-build-cities-and-airports-report-says/

Facebook to start testing internet beaming drones in 2015


http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/09/27/facebook-to-start-testing-internet-beaming-drones-in-2015/

Agonizing rabies deaths can be stopped worldwide


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140925141228.htm

Efficiently harvesting hydrogen fuel from Sun using Earth-abundant materials


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140925141232.htm

Neutral Neutrino has Gravity


http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.ca/2014/09/neutral-neutrino-has-gravity.html

How physical exercise protects the brain from stress-induced depression


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140925131345.htm

Surprising diversity of antibody family provides clues for HIV vaccine design


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140925130518.htm

Perfectionism is a bigger than perceived risk factor in suicide: Psychology expert

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140925100923.htm

Human papilloma virus vaccination provides long-term protection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140925082231.htm

Friday, September 26, 2014

Death Valley’s ‘Sailing Stones’ Mystery Solved


http://labroots.com/user/daily-news/article/id/217/title/death-valleys-sailing-stones-mystery-solved

Only 1 Person Has Been Cured of HIV: New Study Suggests Why


http://www.livescience.com/48015-berlin-patient-hiv-treatment.html

EmTech: Illumina Says 228,000 Human Genomes Will Be Sequenced This Year


http://www.technologyreview.com/news/531091/emtech-illumina-says-228000-human-genomes-will-be-sequenced-this-year/

Study finds solar system’s water older than the sun


http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/25/us-space-water-idUSKCN0HK28320140925

Going Up? Diamond Nanothreads Could One Day Inspire Elevators Into Space

http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1113241131/diamond-nanothread-space-elevator-092414/

Flying doctor bees to prevent cherry disease

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140924113005.htm

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Five ways the superintelligence revolution might happen

http://theconversation.com/five-ways-the-superintelligence-revolution-might-happen-32124

Water vapor and clear skies discovered on Neptune-sized planet


http://www.salon.com/2014/09/24/water_vapor_and_clear_skies_discovered_on_neptune_sized_planet/

Technology Unlocks the Mysteries of Bird Flight


http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2014/09/24/technology-unlocks-the-mysteries-of-bird-flight/

Rewiring Nature With Synthetic Biology


http://discovermagazine.com/2014/oct/17-natures-technician

How Close Are We to Star Trek Propulsion?


http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2014/09/17/close-star-trek-propulsion/

“Am I dying?” The honest answer. (video)

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

Chemists recruit anthrax to deliver cancer drugs

http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/cancer-drug-delivery-by-anthrax-0925

A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237705?newsletter=true

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Brain Wave Could Prove What People Have Seen


http://news.discovery.com/human/psychology/brain-wave-could-prove-what-people-have-seen-14092.htm

20-Year-Old Supernova Mystery Finally Solved


http://www.space.com/27246-supernova-mystery-solved-hubble-telescope.html?cmpid=558276

Russia Says It’s Putting Another Man on the Moon…By 2030


http://time.com/3422475/russia-moon/

Nutrition Modeling Produces Cheaper Beef, May Cut Methane


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/nutrition-modeling-produces-cheaper-beef-may-cut-methane

Why We Need Antibiotics (video)


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/09/why-we-need-antibiotics

Immune System is Ally in Cancer Cyberwar


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/immune-system-ally-cancer-cyberwar

Biofuel Research Leads to Human Gut


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/biofuel-research-leads-human-gut

Wind May Power Los Angeles

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/wind-may-power-los-angeles?et_cid=4170605&et_rid=749571723&type=cta

More women than men have added their DNA to the human gene pool

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/sep/24/women-men-dna-human-gene-pool

VIDEO: Finally, An Honest Review Of The iPhone 6: The iSlave6


http://www.mintpressnews.com/video-finally-honest-review-iphone-6-islave6/196926/

Hagfish slime


http://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2014/09/hagfish-slime.html

Food memory: Discovery shows how we remember taste experiences


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140922110149.htm

Billion people hold their breath as India becomes the first Asian country to reach Mars


https://theconversation.com/billion-people-hold-their-breath-as-india-becomes-the-first-asian-country-to-reach-mars-32071

Artificial liver tested as potential therapy for patients with alcohol-related organ failure

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140922175747.htm

Brief intervention may prevent increased risk of depression in teens

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140922091221.htm

Where’s the proof in science? There is none


http://theconversation.com/wheres-the-proof-in-science-there-is-none-30570

Monday, September 22, 2014

Designer creates stained-glass driverless concept car

http://www.gizmag.com/dominic-wilcox-stained-glass-driverless-sleeper-car/33890/

First zero-gravity 3D printer heads to International Space Station

http://www.gizmag.com/made-in-space-zero-g-3d-printer/33889/

Future skintight spacesuits could snug up at the touch of a button


http://www.gizmag.com/mit-shrink-wrap-spacesuit/33866/

Low-cost autonomous robots replicate swarming behavior


http://www.gizmag.com/colias-swarm-robot/33897/

Liquid metal could be used to create morphing electronics


http://www.gizmag.com/liquid-metal-morphing-electronics/33836/

High-tech watercraft transforms from monohull, to catamaran, to trimaran, to hydrofoil


http://www.gizmag.com/high-tech-transforming-kormaran-watercraft/33875/

Researchers Create Nano-sized Hydrogen Generator


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/researchers-create-nano-sized-hydrogen-generator

Birds Know Their Size More Precisely than Humans


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/birds-know-their-size-more-precisely-humans

Newborns Have Stronger Immune Systems than Thought


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/newborns-have-stronger-immune-systems-thought

NASA Was Given $36 Million To Find 90% Of Dangerous Asteroids — And It Failed


http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/09/22/nasa-was-given-36-million-to-find-90-of-dangerous-asteroids-and-it-failed/

INTEL SPENDING $6 BILLION TO PRODUCE NEXT GEN COMPUTER CHIPS IN ISRAEL

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=25515

Newborns Have Stronger Immune Systems than Thought

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/newborns-have-stronger-immune-systems-thought

Ageing isn’t fixed, which means we can manipulate it


http://theconversation.com/ageing-isnt-fixed-which-means-we-can-manipulate-it-31808

Only 5 billion years until The Milky Way gets gobbled up


http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2014/09/19/only-5-billion-years-until-the-milky-way-gets-gobbled-up/

For Sale: Your Name and Medical Condition


http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-09-18/for-sale-your-name-and-medical-condition

Team Smashes Own Quantum Teleportation Record

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/team-smashes-own-quantum-teleportation-record

Special relativity aces time trial

http://www.nature.com/news/special-relativity-aces-time-trial-1.15970

Ig Nobel prizes 2014: from Jesus on toast to baby faeces in sausages

http://theconversation.com/ig-nobel-prizes-2014-from-jesus-on-toast-to-baby-faeces-in-sausages-31917

Tor users could be FBI's main target if legal power grab succeeds


https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/09/22/tor-users-could-be-fbis-main-target-if-legal-power-grab-succeeds/

Friday, September 19, 2014

Israeli-Born Woman to Replace Larry Ellison as Head of Oracle

http://www.algemeiner.com/2014/09/19/israeli-born-woman-to-replace-larry-ellison-as-head-of-oracle/

Healthy humans make nice homes for viruses

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140916162448.htm

Scientists create therapy-grade stem cells using new cocktail to reprogram adult cells


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140916111909.htm

Global Violence Could Be Halved in 30 Years

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/global-violence-could-be-halved-30-years

What’s next in 3D printing (video)

http://www.ted.com/talks/avi_reichental_what_s_next_in_3d_printing

VIP: New way to prevent spread of devastating diseases

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140918150932.htm

Single dose of antidepressant changes the brain


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140918121436.htm

Toward quantum computing, spintronic memory, better displays: Nuclear spins control current in plastic LED


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140918141149.htm

Ambitious Totem VR headset offers built-in cameras and wide compatibility


http://www.gizmag.com/totem-vr-headset-kickstarter/33870/

High-speed gondolas envisioned for New York City


http://www.gizmag.com/east-river-skyway-nyc/33845/

DARPA working on portable and ruggedized artificial "biospleen" to fight sepsis


http://www.gizmag.com/darpa-biospleen-portable-rugged-sepsis/33815/

Intel putting 3D scanners in consumer tablets next year, phones to follow


http://www.gizmag.com/intel-3d-realsense-scanners-tablets-phones/33882/

Meet Green Bean, a module for hacking into appliances

http://www.gizmag.com/ge-green-bean/33877/

Piezoelectric chin strap generates electricity from chewing

http://www.gizmag.com/piezoelectric-chin-strap-electricty/33885/

Review: BikeHUD by BikeSystems, the first motorcycle heads-up display

http://www.gizmag.com/bikehud-motorcycle-hud-heads-up-display-review/33884/

Dwarf galaxy suggests black holes may be more common than previously thought

http://www.gizmag.com/dwarf-galaxy-supermassive-black-hole/33862/

Intel's wireless charging bowl to power up this year

http://www.gizmag.com/intel-wireless-charging-bowl-2014/33886/

Renault reveals 235-mpg EOLAB Concept

http://www.gizmag.com/renault-reveals-235-mpg-eolab-concept/33831/

Why Facebook, Google, and the NSA Want Computers That Learn Like Humans

http://www.motherjones.com/media/2014/09/deep-learning-artificial-intelligence-facebook-nsa

Europeans descended from three tribes


http://www.thelocal.de/20140918/study-reveals-migrant-makeup-of-europeans/

The Death Microbiome: Invasion of the Body Snatchers


http://www.biotechniques.com/news/The-Death-Microbiome-Invasion-of-the-Body-Snatchers/biotechniques-353828.html

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Extreme insect: Genetic analysis of a species of African midge that can survive harsh conditions


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140913141322.htm

Chimps Are Naturally Violent, Study Suggests

http://www.livescience.com/47885-chimpanzee-aggression-evolution.html

Like my body odor, like my politics: People are attracted to the body odor of others with similar political beliefs

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140915120805.htm

Scientists Find Giant Black Hole Inside One of the Tiniest Known Galaxies

http://time.com/3395032/hubble-telescope-tiniest-galaxy/

The Trials of Stem Cell Therapy Stem Cells: Plenty of Hope, but Halting Progress

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/16/science/stem-cell-progress-begins-to-catch-up-to-promise.html?_r=1

Brains can make decisions while we sleep – here they are in action

http://theconversation.com/brains-can-make-decisions-while-we-sleep-here-they-are-in-action-31716

The $1 Million Race For The Cure To End Aging


http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/15/the-1-million-race-for-the-cure-to-end-aging/

FBI’s facial recognition technology goes fully operational

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/16/fbis-facial-recognition-technology-goes-fully-oper/

Air Force says it’s ‘ready to enter into the next phase’ of stealth bombers

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/16/air-force-says-its-ready-to-enter-into-the-next-ph/

Monday, September 15, 2014

Robot guards the border with North Korea

http://prairiepundit.blogspot.com/2014/09/robot-guards-border-with-north-korea.html

DARPA’s Jet Pack Gives Supersoldiers a 4-Minute Mile

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/09/15/darpas-jet-pack-gives-supersoldiers-a-4-minute-mile/

$250K-a-day for NSA PRISM refusal – Yahoo

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/09/15/250k-a-day-for-nsa-prism-refusal-yahoo/

Stanford engineers aim to connect the world with ant-sized radios

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/09/15/stanford-engineers-aim-to-connect-the-world-with-ant-sized-radios/

Cadillac to introduce automated driving and vehicle-to-vehicle tech in 2016


http://www.gizmag.com/cadillac-super-cruise-v2v-2016/33769/

Zaha Hadid to design mathematics gallery for London Science Museum


http://www.gizmag.com/zaha-hadid-math-gallery-london-science-museum/33773/

Curiosity reaches Mount Sharp


http://www.gizmag.com/curiosity-mount-sharp/33776/

Korg's Cliphit turns everyday objects into an impromptu drum kit


http://www.gizmag.com/korg-cliphit-impromptu-drum-kit/33786/

ESA's bug-eyed "fly-eye" telescope to watch for Earth-threatening asteroids


http://www.gizmag.com/esa-fly-eye-telescope-asteroid/33772/

Fonderie 47 Inversion Principle turns weapons into watches


http://www.gizmag.com/fonderie-47-watch-ak-47/33744/

NASA probe will reveal 3D architecture of forests from space


http://www.gizmag.com/nasa-gedi-probe-3d-architecture-forests/33795/

Buddhist singing bowls could inspire highly efficient solar cells


http://www.gizmag.com/buddhist-singing-bowl-solar-cell/33794/

Scientists Finally Solve Circadian Clock Puzzle


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/scientists-finally-solve-circadian-clock-puzzle

Japanese woman is first recipient of next-generation stem cells

http://www.nature.com/news/japanese-woman-is-first-recipient-of-next-generation-stem-cells-1.15915

MIT Robotic Cheetah (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMKQbqnXXhQ

Meet Strati, the first 3D printed car in the world CARS


http://bgr.com/2014/09/14/local-motors-strati-3d-printed-car/

COOK: Car Review: Can’t beat 100 mpg on 2014 Ford Fusion Energi

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/12/car-review-cant-beat-100-miles-gallon-2014-ford-fu/

Pentagon aims to create agile tanks inspired by X-plane programs

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/9/pentagon-aims-to-create-agile-tanks-inspired-by-x-/

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Pentagon tests jetpack for troops on the battlefield

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/12/pentagons-experimental-4-minute-mile-jetpack-wows-/

Sun Could Make Clean Water for Villages in India

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/sun-could-make-clean-water-villages-india

Multitasking is a Myth: How the Brain and Learning Have Changed the Past 100 Years

http://blog.classmind.com/2014/09/11/multitasking-is-a-myth-how-the-brain-and-learning-have-changed-the-past-100-years/

Danko Nikolic on Singularity 1 on 1: Practopoiesis Tells Us Machine Learning Is Not Enough!


http://www.singularityweblog.com/danko-nikolic-practopoiesis/

How not to be ignorant about the world (video)

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

Cutting the cord on soft robots: Machine walks through snow, flames and can be run over by cars

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140911180756.htm

Friday, September 12, 2014

Rosetta's Alice instrument reveals comet is blacker than charcoal


http://www.gizmag.com/rosetta-alice-first-comet-67pchuryumov-gerasimenko-data/33716/

Orion spacecraft crew capsule completed and ready for fueling


http://www.gizmag.com/orion-fuelling/33775/

IKEA-inspired MM1 looks to future-proof 3D printing


http://www.gizmag.com/makermex-modular-mm1-3d-printer/33781/

Rosetta maps comet's surface for first time


http://www.gizmag.com/first-map-rosettas-comet-67p/33778/

Heart Attack Damage Healed With Nanoparticles Covered In Antibodies, Steering Cells To Injury Site


http://www.medicaldaily.com/heart-attack-damage-healed-nanoparticles-covered-antibodies-steering-cells-injury-site-302232

Impact of violent media on the brain: Depends on each individual's brain circuitry, study finds


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140910140856.htm

INTEL WANTS YOU TO BECOME A CYBORG!


http://www.seriouswonder.com/intel-wants-become-cyborg/

Gibbon genome sequence deepens understanding of primates rapid chromosomal rearrangements


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140910132518.htm

Natural Soundscapes May Become ‘Digital Fossils’


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/natural-soundscapes-may-become-%E2%80%98digital-fossils%E2%80%99

Researchers Create World’s Largest DNA Origami


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/researchers-create-world%E2%80%99s-largest-dna-origami

Understanding Physics of Fire Imperative for Space Safety


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/09/understanding-physics-fire-imperative-space-safety

Simpler Brain Folding May Indicate Schizophrenia


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/simpler-brain-folding-may-indicate-schizophrenia

Researchers Capture Sound of an Atom


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/researchers-capture-sound-atom

Scientists revert human stem cells to pristine state

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140911125047.htm

Woman of 24 found to have no cerebellum in her brain

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329861.900

Brain 'can classify words during sleep'

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-29166466

German Scientists Create Lithium Ion Battery that Can Charge an Electric Car for 27 Years

http://inhabitat.com/german-scientists-create-lithium-ion-battery-that-can-charge-an-electric-car-for-27-years/

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Female baboons with male companions live longer

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140910093225.htm

Nanoparticles, Magnets Steer Stem Cells to Injuries

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/nanoparticles-magnets-steer-stem-cells-injuries

Nanotech Cools Electrons Without External Sources

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/nanotech-cools-electrons-without-external-sources

The Learning Myth: Why I'll Never Tell My Son He's Smart


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/salman-khan/the-learning-myth-why-ill_b_5691681.html?1408465176

Bacteria harbor secret weapons against antibiotics

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140909113225.htm

Dyson 360 Eye robotic vacuum cleaner "sees" its environment

http://www.gizmag.com/dyson-36-eye-robot-vacuum-cleaner/33686/

'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140909130810.htm

Blogging History: Internet of Things Bill of Rights; Box turtle's leg-prostheses

http://boingboing.net/2014/09/09/blogging-history-internet-of.html

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The creatures with nothing to hide: Photos reveal the transparent animals that rely on their invisibility to protect them from predators


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2741984/The-creatures-hide-Photos-reveal-transparent-animals-rely-invisibility-protect-predators.html

Newly discovered species defies “all existing classifications of life”


http://www.salon.com/2014/09/10/newly_discovered_species_defies_all_existing_classifications_of_life/

The Physics of Wireless Charging


http://www.wired.com/2014/09/the-physics-of-wireless-charging/

Graphene gets a 'cousin' in the shape of germanene


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140909192128.htm

Re-analysis of clinical trial data can change conclusions in one-third of studies


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140909192038.htm

What the humble worm might tell us about doubling our lifespan


http://theconversation.com/what-the-humble-worm-might-tell-us-about-doubling-our-lifespan-31481

Army laser weapon passes big test, cuts through fog to take down drones

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/9/army-laser-weapon-passes-big-test-cuts-through-fog/

Water Ice Clouds Found Outside Solar System

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/water-ice-clouds-found-outside-solar-system

Exercise Prior to School May Reduce ADHD Symptoms

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/exercise-prior-school-may-reduce-adhd-symptoms

Molecular Target Key to Better Brain Plasticity

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/molecular-target-key-better-brain-plasticity

Canada Tops in Public Science Knowledge

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/canada-tops-public-science-knowledge

Experts Tap Unused TV Spectrum

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/experts-tap-unused-tv-spectrum

Smart Headlights Spare the Vision of Oncoming Drivers

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/smart-headlights-spare-vision-oncoming-drivers

Chemists Examine Enzyme Responsible for Food Browning

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/chemists-examine-enzyme-responsible-food-browning