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Friday, October 31, 2014

Mind-Controlled Drones Are Already A Reality

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/10/29/mind-controlled-drones-are-already-a-reality/

Windowless Planes Are Closer Than You Think — And They Look Awesome

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/10/29/windowless-planes-are-closer-than-you-think-and-they-look-awesome/

Ebola’s family history revealed: Scientists discover ancestors of killer virus are 23 MILLION years old – and find could lead to new vaccines

http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/10/29/ebolas-family-history-revealed-scientists-discover-ancestors-of-killer-virus-are-23-million-years-old-and-find-could-lead-to-new-vaccines/

The Story Changes: Ebola Is Now ‘Aerostable’ And Can Remain On Surfaces For 50 Days


http://www.rightsidenews.com/2014103135055/life-and-science/health-and-education/the-story-changes-ebola-is-now-aerostable-and-can-remain-on-surfaces-for-50-days.html

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket lost

http://www.salon.com/2014/10/31/virgin_galactics_spaceshiptwo_space_tourism_rocket_lost/

These Are the Drones You're Looking For

http://plexidrone.com/

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The quick brown fox can help secure your passwords online


http://theconversation.com/the-quick-brown-fox-can-help-secure-your-passwords-online-31954

Evolutionary biologists observe parallel, repeated evolution of cichlid fish in Nicaragua

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141028082353.htm

Can the wave function of an electron be divided and trapped?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141028214129.htm

UV Light Can Kill Viruses


http://lisaleaks.com/2014/10/28/uv-light-can-kill-viruses/

Why Your Cat Thinks You’re a Huge, Unpredictable Ape


http://www.wired.com/2014/10/cat-thinks-youre-huge-unpredictable-ape/

Your Grandparents Will Benefit First From the Utopian Robotic Future


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/your-grandparents-will-benefit-first-from-the-utopian-robotic-future

Extreme Violent Crimes Tied to Gene in Study of Criminals


http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-10-28/extreme-violent-crimes-tied-to-gene-in-study-of-criminals

Virus recreated after 700 years in icy caribou poo


http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26465-virus-recreated-after-700-years-in-icy-caribou-poo.html

MRI Sees Odd Brain Structures in Chronic Fatigue Patients


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/mri-sees-odd-brain-structures-chronic-fatigue-patients

Optical System Combines Fluorescence, Electron Techniques


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/product-releases/2014/10/optical-system-combines-fluorescence-electron-techniques

Chip Can Up Battery Life, Save Energy in Cell Towers


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/chip-can-battery-life-save-energy-cell-towers

Tiny Bugs May Save Bees


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/10/tiny-bugs-may-save-bees

Shiitake Extract May Treat HPV


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/shiitake-extract-may-treat-hpv

Five science ‘facts’ we learnt at school that are plain wrong

http://theconversation.com/five-science-facts-we-learnt-at-school-that-are-plain-wrong-33258

Open minded? Here’s how much facial stereotyping influences your decisions

http://theconversation.com/open-minded-heres-how-much-facial-stereotyping-influences-your-decisions-33445

RACIOLOGY: The Science of the Hereditary Traits of Peoples


http://shop.americanfreepress.net/store/p/648-RACIOLOGY-The-Science-of-the-Hereditary-Traits-of-Peoples.html

Google nanobots: Early warning system for cancer, heart disease inside the body

http://rt.com/usa/200251-googlex-nanoparticle-pills-diagnose-diseases/

World on a string: Breakthrough fiberoptic cable 2,500X faster than fastest internet

http://rt.com/news/200151-internet-speed-fiberoptic-cable/

Monday, October 27, 2014

Reptiles That Wait for Sex Live Longer


http://www.livescience.com/48470-reptile-longevity-sex-diet.html

There may be two kinds of female orgasm after all

http://www.salon.com/2014/10/26/there_may_be_two_kinds_of_female_orgasm_after_all_partner/

The Coming Altzheimer’s Bomb: Can Mental Healthcare Cope?

http://21stcenturywire.com/2014/10/27/the-coming-altzheimers-bomb-can-mental-healthcare-cope/healthcare-cope

Engineered Cells Reveal Neurochemical Activity

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/engineered-cells-reveal-neurochemical-activity

New Rocket Propellant, Design Offer Performance, Safety

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/10/new-rocket-propellant-design-offer-performance-safety

Evidence Found for Long-predicted Exotic State

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/evidence-found-long-predicted-exotic-state

Researchers Learn How Nature Makes Powerful Antibiotic

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/researchers-learn-how-nature-makes-powerful-antibiotic

Astronomers image the exploding fireball stage of a nova


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141026195049.htm

Automating unmanned aircraft transportation


http://ec.europa.eu/research/infocentre/article_en.cfm?id=/research/headlines/news/article_14_10_23_en.html?infocentre&item=Infocentre&artid=32980

Drink Up: Alcohol Associated with Better Memory


http://www.labmanager.com/news/2014/10/drink-up-alcohol-associated-with-better-memory

How the air we breathe was created by Earth’s tectonic plates


http://theconversation.com/how-the-air-we-breathe-was-created-by-earths-tectonic-plates-33278

Big Pharma Urges Women to Fight for Access to Harmful Pill


http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/27066-not-feeling-up-for-that-hanky-panky-there-s-a-pill-for-that

Cocoa Flavanols Reverse Age-related Memory Decline


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/cocoa-flavanols-reverse-age-related-memory-decline

​Cup of cocoa a day keeps memory loss away – scientists

http://rt.com/news/199584-us-cocoa-memory-boost/

Israel’s Rafael Has Developed an ‘Iron Dome’ for Ships (VIDEO)

http://www.algemeiner.com/2014/10/27/israel%E2%80%99s-rafael-has-developed-an-iron-dome-for-ships-video/

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Paleontologists reveal their most ridiculous dinosaur yet

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/1023/Paleontologists-reveal-their-most-ridiculous-dinosaur-yet

Magic Leap: augmented-reality startup catches Google's eye

http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/2014/1022/Magic-Leap-augmented-reality-startup-catches-Google-s-eye

The Sense of Smell May Hold the Secret to Spinal Cord Repair

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/muscle-treatment

Tiny Touches Can Keep You Upright on Unsteady Feet


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/tiny-touches-can-keep-you-upright-unsteady-feet?et_cid=4224339&et_rid=749571723&type=cta

Fight against Alzheimer's disease: New research on walnuts


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141021125744.htm

INTERPOL FACIAL RECOGNITION EXPERTS MEET TO DEVELOP GLOBAL DATABASE GUIDELINES


http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=27713

As Online Viewing Soars, Internet TV Will Soon Be the Only TV


http://www.wired.com/2014/10/online-viewing-soars-internet-tv-will-tv/

Hundreds of comets seen orbiting distant solar system


http://www.salon.com/2014/10/23/hundreds_of_comets_seen_orbiting_distant_solar_system_partner/

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

High hopes rest on 800 vials of experimental Ebola vaccine shipped from Canada


http://theconversation.com/high-hopes-rest-on-800-vials-of-experimental-ebola-vaccine-shipped-from-canada-33201

Don't Chew The Pills!


http://www.genomeweb.com/blog/dont-chew-pills

Antibiotics may help Salmonella spread in infected animals, scientists learn

http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2014/10/antibiotics-may-help-salmonella-spread-in-infected-animals--scie.html

Shaking up cell biology Researchers focus in on decades old mystery

http://www.nih.gov/news/health/oct2014/nidcr-20.htm

Fossils rewrite history of penetrative sex

http://www.nature.com/news/fossils-rewrite-history-of-penetrative-sex-1.16173

Wasp's 3D printers produce low-cost houses made from mud

http://www.gizmag.com/wasp-3d-printers-house-mud/34340/

NASA Mars probes watch comet near-miss

http://www.gizmag.com/nasa-mars-probes-watch-comet-near-miss/34321/

Algorithm lets disaster response robots discern between humans and rubble

http://www.gizmag.com/robot-algorithm-pattern-detect-humans/34344/

How a Wiki Is Keeping Direct-to-Consumer Genetics Alive

http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/531461/how-a-wiki-is-keeping-direct-to-consumer-genetics-alive/

These Republicans Prove You Don't Have To Be A Scientist To Have A Lot To Say About Science

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/21/republicans-science-climate_n_6023282.html

Will the Hendo Hoverboard take us back to the future? (+video)

http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/Tech/2014/1021/Will-the-Hendo-Hoverboard-take-us-back-to-the-future-video

Scientists restore hearing in noise-deafened mice, pointing way to new therapies


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141020212308.htm

Fish just want to have fun, according to a new study that finds even fish 'play'


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141020121406.htm

Protocells and information strings: Self-organizing autocatalytic network created in computer model

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141020105051.htm

Proteins Linked to Drug Side Effects

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/proteins-linked-drug-side-effects

Herb Molecule Holds Potential for Drug Development


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/herb-molecule-holds-potential-drug-development

CD8 T Cells Will Fight Many Viruses


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/cd8-t-cells-will-fight-many-viruses

Researchers ID Key Transition to Problematic Drinking


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/researchers-id-key-transition-problematic-drinking

Tarantula Toxin Exposes Activity in Live Cells


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/10/tarantula-toxin-exposes-activity-live-cells

Mental Rest, Reflection Aid Learning


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/mental-rest-reflection-aid-learning

Research Points to Off Switch for Drug Resistance in Cancer


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/research-points-switch-drug-resistance-cancer

Science Doesn’t Support ‘Brain Game’ Claims


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/science-doesn%E2%80%99t-support-%E2%80%98brain-game%E2%80%99-claims

Research Yields Possible Precursor to Life


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/research-yields-possible-precursor-life

Head injury causes immune system to attack brain, new study finds

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141020090445.htm

Heavy Metal Frost? A New Look at a Venusian Mystery

http://spaceref.com/venus/heavy-metal-frost-a-new-look-at-a-venusian-mystery.html

Monday, October 20, 2014

World first: man swallows computer

http://www.smh.com.au/small-business/managing/world-first-man-swallows-computer-20141020-3ig3c.html

Engineers Successfully Build Earthquake-resistant House

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/10/engineers-successfully-build-earthquake-resistant-house

Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam


http://www.cnet.com/news/physicists-create-reversible-laser-tractor-beam/

Firefly Online: 3D Environment Engine Sneak Peek (video)


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

Alevo to unveil 'revolutionary' energy technology


http://www.independenttribune.com/news/alevo-to-unveil-revolutionary-energy-technology/article_1a714f5a-5643-11e4-9845-0017a43b2370.html

Aeronautics and Astronautics Centennial Symposium October 22-24, 2014


http://mit.imodules.com/controls/email_marketing/admin/email_marketing_email_viewer.aspx

Visionary Designer Creates Devices to Help Dementia Patients Explore the Web

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/visionary-designer-creates-devices-to-help-dementia-patients-explore-the-web

Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice

http://consumer.healthday.com/gastrointestinal-information-15/crohn-s-disease-news-165/researchers-grow-and-implant-functioning-human-intestinal-tissue-in-mice-692814.html

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Scientists find 'hidden brain signatures' of consciousness in vegetative state patients


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141016143706.htm

High-speed evolution in the lab: Geneticists evaluate cost-effective genome analysis


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141017092914.htm

Marijuana's History: How One Plant Spread Through the World

http://www.livescience.com/48337-marijuana-history-how-cannabis-travelled-world.html?cmpid=558411

Goliath Encounter: Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest

http://www.livescience.com/48340-goliath-birdeater-surprises-scientist.html?cmpid=558411

Blinded by non-science: Trivial scientific information increases trust in products

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141017101224.htm

Super-Intelligent Humans Are Coming

http://nautil.us/issue/18/genius/super_intelligent-humans-are-coming

How Sound Waves Help Deliver Medicine to the Brain

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/how-sound-waves-help-deliver-medicine-to-the-brain

Friday, October 17, 2014

Women in the Workplace: Would You Freeze Your Eggs to Free Your Career?


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/women-in-the-workplace-would-you-freeze-your-eggs-to-free-your-career

Neuroscience Proves (However Reluctantly) That We Have Free Will


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/neuroscience-proves-however-reluctantly-that-we-have-free-will

Study: Teachers Believe Brain Myths that Hamper Their Lessons


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/study-teachers-believe-brain-myths-that-hamper-their-lessons

If The Earth’s Magnetic Field Flipped Now, What Would The Impacts Be?


http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1113257987/earth-magnetic-field-flip-101614/

Metal solves mystery of flames that inspired Homer


http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429914.900-metal-solves-mystery-of-flames-that-inspired-homer.html

Personalized cellular therapy achieves complete remission in 90 percent of acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients studied


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141015190826.htm

Sleeping for Months...In Space?


http://labroots.com/user/daily-news/article/id/235/title/sleeping-for-monthsin-space

Lockheed says makes breakthrough on fusion energy project


http://www.chicagotribune.com/bluesky/technology/sns-rt-us-lockheed-fusion-20141015-story.html

Inexplicable signal from unseen universe provides tantalizing clue about one of astronomy's greatest secrets -- dark matter


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141016085410.htm

Why privacy matters (video)


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

Brain's compass relies on geometric relationships, say researchers


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141016112057.htm

Who owns the moon?


http://theconversation.com/who-owns-the-moon-32721

SHOCK AS CDC HEAD FINALLY ADMITS THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND EBOLA VIRUS TRANSMISSION

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=27392

Blue Laser Lights Up More Evidence

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/product-releases/2014/10/blue-laser-lights-more-evidence

Geochemist Gets View into Center of the Earth

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/geochemist-gets-view-center-earth

Nanoflares May Heat the Sun's Corona

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/nanoflares-may-heat-suns-corona

Paper is Sensitive Chemical, Biological Detector

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/paper-sensitive-chemical-biological-detector

Sleep Hormone May Be Linked to Earth's Biggest Migration

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/sleep-hormone-may-be-linked-earths-biggest-migration

Male Worms Put Sex Before Food

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/male-worms-put-sex-food

Flies Can Help Sniff Out Drugs, Bombs

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/flies-can-help-sniff-out-drugs-bombs

Ancient Mountains Fed Early Life (video)

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/10/ancient-mountains-fed-early-life

Google: 25,000 Germans want to be forgotten

http://www.thelocal.de/20141013/25000-germans-request-right-to-b-forgotten-google/

The plot to maim Google: How AT&T and Comcast plan to upend the internet


http://www.salon.com/2014/10/17/the_plot_to_maim_google_how_att_and_comcast_plan_to_upend_the_internet/

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Crocodiles are sophisticated hunters: Work as a team to hunt their prey


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141013152654.htm

Penn-Led Study Ties Aging to Oxidative Damage in Mitochondria


http://labroots.com/user/news/daily/id/234/title/pennled-study-ties-aging-to-oxidative-damage-in-mitochondria

How gut bacteria ensure a healthy brain – and could play a role in treating depression


http://theconversation.com/how-gut-bacteria-ensure-a-healthy-brain-and-could-play-a-role-in-treating-depression-33041

Brain scans show who’s likely to trust strangers – something conmen can only dream about


http://theconversation.com/brain-scans-show-whos-likely-to-trust-strangers-something-conmen-can-only-dream-about-32767

Milky Way Has Half As Much Dark Matter As Previously Thought


http://www.space.com/27425-milky-way-dark-matter-mass.html

Chimpanzees Have Favorite Tools for Hunting Food

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/10/chimpanzees-have-favorite-tools-hunting-food

US ARMY HANDBOOK FROM 2011 STATES CONFIRMED DOCUMENTED AIRBORNE EBOLA CASES

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=27379

SpaceShipTwo: On a Flight Path to Space Tourism

http://www.space.com/19021-spaceshiptwo.html?cmpid=558396

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

How Oculus Solved Virtual Reality-WIRED (video)


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

This Device Could Detect Dozens of Cancers With a Single Blood Test


http://www.wired.com/2014/10/miroculus/

This Man’s Simple System Could Transform American Medicine


http://www.wired.com/2014/10/number-needed-to-treat/

Can Low-T Therapy Promote Prostate Cancer?


http://time.com/3490191/testosterone-prostate-cancer/

KEEPING EBOLA AWAY FROM ASIA: LESSONS FROM SARS – ANALYSIS


http://www.eurasiareview.com/15102014-keeping-ebola-away-asia-lessons-sars-analysis/

Researchers boost the heart's natural ability to recover after heart attack


http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-boost-heart-natural-ability-recover.html

Genetic engineering leads to glow-in-the-dark plants (video)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uX8V_kecns

Energy Drinks May Pose Public Health Danger


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/energy-drinks-may-pose-public-health-danger

Fusion Reactor Concept Could be Cheaper than Coal


http://www.labmanager.com/news/2014/10/fusion-reactor-concept-could-be-cheaper-than-coal

Quest for Intelligence Genes Churns Out More Dubious Results


http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/2014/10/14/quest-for-intelligence-genes-churns-out-more-dubious-results/

Mom’s Mitochondria Affect Pup Longevity


http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/41177/title/Mom-s-Mitochondria-Affect-Pup-Longevity/

Stem cell therapy success in treatment of sight loss from macular degeneration


http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/oct/15/stem-cell-success-in-treating-macular-degeneration

How a memory boost from exercising could pass on to your baby


http://theconversation.com/how-a-memory-boost-from-exercising-could-pass-on-to-your-baby-32976

Designer viruses could be the new antibiotics

http://theconversation.com/designer-viruses-could-be-the-new-antibiotics-32915

Spiders Break Through Our Blind Spots

http://www.insidescience.org/content/spiders-break-through-our-blind-spots/2181

THIS IS WHAT DEVELOPING ACUTE SCHIZOPHRENIA FEELS LIKE

http://www.vice.com/read/this-is-what-developing-acute-schizophrenia-is-like-009

The Light of Israel is Defeating the Forces of Darkness

http://unitedwithisrael.org/defeating-the-forces-of-darkness/

Israeli Company Ready to Produce Drug to Cure Ebola

http://unitedwithisrael.org/israel-company-ready-to-produce-drug-to-cure-ebola/

NIST's new laser technology allows high-definition 3D mapping at a distance

http://www.gizmag.com/laser-ladar-3d-mapping-nist-darpa/34183/

Submersible Exosuit lets divers plunge to 1,000 ft below the surface

http://www.gizmag.com/nuytco-research-exosuit-atmospheric-diving-system/34230/

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Slurry-based Process is Cheap, Green Approach to Carbon Capture

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/slurry-based-process-cheap-green-approach-carbon-capture

Microbots Could Probe Individual Cells

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/microbots-could-probe-individual-cells

Atomic Map Sheds Light on Creation of Cholesterol

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/atomic-map-sheds-light-creation-cholesterol

Compound has Strange Combination of Properties

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/10/compound-has-strange-combination-properties

Marmosets are stars of Japan’s ambitious brain project


http://www.nature.com/news/marmosets-are-stars-of-japan-s-ambitious-brain-project-1.16091

Gravity rivals join forces to nail down Big G


http://www.nature.com/news/gravity-rivals-join-forces-to-nail-down-big-g-1.16090

Large Hadron Collider: The big reboot


http://www.nature.com/news/large-hadron-collider-the-big-reboot-1.16095

Fish fail to see reflections as rivals


http://www.nature.com/news/fish-fail-to-see-reflections-as-rivals-1.16099

Prehistoric currents brought icebergs to Florida


http://www.nature.com/news/prehistoric-currents-brought-icebergs-to-florida-1.16125

Taser's 50,000-Volt Jolt Can Mess Up Your Brain


http://www.livescience.com/48241-taser-shock-affects-cognition.html

Frozen poop pills could be a potentially life-saving treatment


http://www.salon.com/2014/10/14/frozen_poop_pills_could_be_a_potentially_life_saving_treatment/

Minds of their own Novel neuromorphic chips and software should provide robots with unrivaled perceptual skills.

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6206/182.full

Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer’s Research

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/13/science/researchers-replicate-alzheimers-brain-cells-in-a-petri-dish.html

How Exercise Builds Brain Power and Prevents Disease

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/how-exercise-builds-brain-power-and-prevents-disease

The Internet Is Good for Your Brain. But Is That Enough?

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/the-internet-is-good-for-your-brain-but-is-that-enough

New Technology Can Test How Toxic a Substance is to Your DNA


http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/10/07/new-technology-can-test-toxic-substance-dna/

The Round City Concept


http://www.wakingtimes.com/2014/10/11/round-city-concept/

Video: First mind-controlled prosthetic arm can hold egg without smashing it


http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/10/13/video-first-mind-controlled-prosthetic-arm-can-hold-egg-without-smashing-it/

Ultra-fast charging batteries that can be 70% recharged in just two minutes


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141013090449.htm

National Geographic Alleges that Birdwatching is Racist; An Urban Birdwatcher Responds

http://save-send-delete.blogspot.com/2014/10/national-geographic-alleges-that.html

Here’s how superfast, gigabit internet might change our lives

http://www.aei-ideas.org/2014/10/heres-how-superfast-gigabit-internet-will-change-our-lives/

The Everlasting Lightning Storm of Venezuela

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/10/the-everlasting-lightning-storm-of-venezuela/

Monday, October 13, 2014

‘Inner GPS’ of bird brains may be better than that of humans


http://theconversation.com/inner-gps-of-bird-brains-may-be-better-than-that-of-humans-32648

High-powered Microscopy in the Palm of Your Hand


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/articles/2014/10/high-powered-microscopy-palm-your-hand

Desktop sonic black hole emits Hawking radiation


http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26366-desktop-sonic-black-hole-emits-hawking-radiation.html

Scientists Mapped 8,000 Galaxies Surrounding Us And Found *This* Amazing Discovery


http://www.upworthy.com/scientists-mapped-8000-galaxies-surrounding-us-and-found-this-amazing-discovery

One more reason to get a good night’s sleep (video)


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

In Hopes Of Fixing Faulty Genes, One Scientist Starts With The Basics


http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/10/13/354934248/in-hopes-of-fixing-faulty-genes-one-scientist-starts-with-the-basics

HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6206/190.full

What happens to your brain when your mind is at rest?

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-10-brain-mind-rest.html

Here’s Why Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPads And Why You Shouldn’t Either

http://globalresearchreport.com/2014/10/13/heres-why-steve-jobs-didnt-let-his-kids-use-ipads-and-why-you-shouldnt-either/

​‘Hostile to privacy’: Snowden urges internet users to get rid of Dropbox

http://rt.com/news/195244-snowden-rid-dropbox-privacy/

Sunday, October 12, 2014

How to spot a liar (video)


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

Best Alien Planet Weather Map Ever Reveals a Scorching World


http://www.space.com/27394-best-alien-planet-weather-map.html

World's first child born after uterus transplantation


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141007092110.htm

NASA Is Studying How to Mine the Moon for Water


http://www.space.com/27388-nasa-moon-mining-missions-water.html?cmpid=558394

MILLION ROBOT REVOLUTION DELAYED—IPHONE MANUFACTURER FOXCONN HIRES MORE HUMANS

http://singularityhub.com/2014/10/12/million-robot-revolution-delayed-iphone-manufacturer-foxconn-reluctantly-hires-more-humans/

Coffee in the genes? New genetic variants associated with coffee drinking

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141007092352.htm

Robot snake mimics sidewinder motion, conquers sandy slopes (VIDEO)

http://rt.com/news/195372-robot-snake-sidewinder-sand/

Brave or reckless? Thrill-seekers' brains can tell you


http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26353-brave-or-reckless-thrillseekers-brains-can-tell-you.html

Scientists Admit They Can Control Weather with Lasers


http://backcountryvoices.wordpress.com/2014/10/12/scientists-admit-they-can-control-weather-with-lasers/

Google makes us all dumber: The neuroscience of search engines

http://www.salon.com/2014/10/12/google_makes_us_all_dumber_the_neuroscience_of_search_engines/

Old textbook knowledge reconfirmed: Decay rates of radioactive substances are constant

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141010083857.htm