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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Patient stem cells used to make dementia-in-a-dish; help identify new treatment strategy

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-patient-stem-cells-dementia-in-a-dish-treatment.html

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Echolocation acts as substitute sense for blind people

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141223132542.htm

E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit Their Habit


http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/e-cigarettes-help-smokers-quit-their-habit

Sperm attacked by woman's immune system - Inside the Human Body: Creation - BBC One (video)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoAUfnKcA3I

Nicholas Carr’s dire warning: How technology is “making the world less interesting”


http://www.salon.com/2014/12/24/nicholas_carrs_dire_warning_how_technology_is_making_the_world_less_interesting/

Imagination and Reality Look Different in the Brain


http://www.livescience.com/49244-imagination-reality-brain-flow-direction.html?cmpid=558763

Hybrid-electric aircraft takes to the skies


http://www.gizmag.com/hybrid-electric-aircraft/35342/

NASA tests gecko tech to pick up and recycle space trash


http://www.gizmag.com/nasa-gecko-grippers-space-trash/35346/

Amphibious HexH2o drone shoots both aerial and underwater video


http://www.gizmag.com/hexh20-amphibious-drone/35347/

2014: A space odyssey


http://www.gizmag.com/2014-year-space-roundup/34919/

MUV-e folding scooter inches closer to release


http://www.gizmag.com/muve-three-wheel-electric-scooter/35354/

Harvard coloring tech could be an attractive alternative to paint


http://www.gizmag.com/harvard-metal-film-color/35350/

Mathematicians Make a Major Discovery About Prime Numbers

http://www.wired.com/2014/12/mathematicians-make-major-discovery-prime-numbers/

NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

http://www.businessinsider.com/colony-on-venus-2014-12

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Reversing Aging Processes with One Protein: a 2014 Breakthrough


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2014/12/reversing-aging-processes-one-protein-2014-breakthrough

Science's Breakthrough of the Year 2014! (video)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o9rsq3TYQk

Molecular Mechanism behind Health Benefits of Dietary Restriction Identified


http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/12/molecular-mechanism-behind-health-benefits-dietary-restriction-identified

Technion Robot Likes Hanukkah Candles – but What about the Blessings?

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/technion-robot-likes-hanukkah-candles-but-what-about-the-blessings-video/2014/12/23/

Graham Hancock on Pleistocene Nonconformity

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2014/12/graham-hancock-on-pleistocene.html

Google unveils first real self-driving car prototype, set to hit streets next year

http://www.geekwire.com/2014/google-unveils-first-real-self-driving-car-prototype-set-hit-streets-next-year/

See invisible motion, hear silent sounds. Cool? Creepy? We can't decide (video)

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

How Graphene Can Be Used to Create Energy Out of Thin Air


http://energyfanatics.com/2014/12/20/how-graphene-can-create-energy-thin-air/

Bacteria: We Wish You a Merry Christmas


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/bacteria-we-wish-you-merry-christmas?et_cid=4332227&et_rid=749571723&type=cta

Today in Lab History: First Successful Kidney Transplant


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/today-lab-history-first-successful-kidney-transplant?et_cid=4332227&et_rid=749571723&type=cta

Get an Astronaut’s View Inside Orion

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/12/get-astronaut%E2%80%99s-view-inside-orion?et_cid=4332227&et_rid=749571723&type=cta

Sedentary Lifestyle Made Human Bones Lighter

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/sedentary-lifestyle-made-human-bones-lighter

The scientist planning to upload his brain to a COMPUTER: Research could allow us to inhabit virtual worlds and 'live forever'

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2879803/The-scientists-planning-upload-brain-COMPUTER-Research-allow-inhabit-virtual-worlds-live-forever.html

Friday, December 19, 2014

Ibuprofen Linked to Long Lifespan in Several Species

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/ibuprofen-linked-long-lifespan-several-species

How exercise changes our DNA

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/12/17/how-exercise-changes-our-dna/

NASA Just Emailed A Wrench To The International Space Station


http://www.iflscience.com/space/how-nasa-emailed-wrench-space

Strange Rock from Russia Contains 30,000 Diamonds


http://www.pakalertpress.com/2014/12/19/strange-rock-from-russia-contains-30000-diamonds/

Crows are smarter than you think: Crows join humans, apes and monkeys in exhibiting advanced rational thinking


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141218131427.htm

Amputee simultaneously controls two prosthetic arms with his mind


http://www.cnet.com/news/amputee-simultaneously-controls-two-prosthetic-arms-with-his-mind/

New record for deepest fish


http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30541065

INTERNET ADDICTION AFFECTS 6 PERCENT OF PEOPLE WORLDWIDE


http://www.eurasiareview.com/18122014-internet-addiction-affects-6-percent-people-worldwide/

PARKINSON’S DISEASE REVERTED AT EXPERIMENTAL STAGE


http://www.eurasiareview.com/18122014-parkinsons-disease-reverted-experimental-stage/

DEVELOPING A RELIABLE WIND ‘SUPER GRID’ FOR EUROPE


http://www.eurasiareview.com/18122014-developing-reliable-wind-super-grid-europe/

Ball Lightning with Louis Proud


http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2014/12/ball-lighening-with-louis-proud.html

Great wall of trees keeps China's deserts at bay


http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429994.900

Hugs help protect against stress, infection, say researchers

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141217101316.htm

Life expectancy increases globally as death toll falls from major diseases

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141217201551.htm

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Curiosity Rover Finds Life's Building Blocks on Mars

http://www.space.com/28033-mars-life-building-blocks-curiosity-rover.html

Opening the Way to a "Quantum Internet"

http://www.labmanager.com/news/2014/12/opening-the-way-to-a-quantum-internet-

Jaws Didn't Wipe Out His Cousin

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/jaws-didnt-wipe-out-his-cousin

Fruit Fights Depression in Women

http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/fruit-fights-depression-women

Earth faces sixth ‘great extinction’ with 41% of amphibians set to go the way of the dodo


http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/dec/14/earth-faces-sixth-great-extinction-with-41-of-amphibians-set-to-go-the-way-of-the-dodo

20 Gifs That Explain How Things Work


http://freeyork.org/different/20-gifs-explain-things-work

Water on Earth


http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2014/12/water-on-earth.html

Taking a Giant Leap: How Israel Will Become a Foodtech Nation


http://blog.strauss-group.com/innovation-entrepreneurs/taking-a-giant-leap-how-israel-will-become-a-foodtech-nation/

Discovery may hold clues to treatments that slow aging, prevent age-related chronic disease


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141215113953.htm

Linguistic methods uncover sophisticated meanings, monkey dialects

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141215114818.htm

Virtual bodyswapping diminishes people's negative biases about others

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141215123041.htm

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

It's OK to be old if you feel young, study suggests


http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-feeling-young-lower-risk-of-death-20141215-story.html

How Child Abuse Primes the Brain for Future Mental Illness


http://lisaleaks.com/2014/12/16/how-child-abuse-primes-the-brain-for-future-mental-illness/

Deep Learning


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_learning

Curiosity catches a whiff of methane on Mars – and a possibility of past life


http://theconversation.com/curiosity-catches-a-whiff-of-methane-on-mars-and-a-possibility-of-past-life-35595

The wonderful and terrifying implications of computers that can learn (video)


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

'Genome editing' could correct genetic mutations for future generations

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141215084942.htm

Top 10 Cutest Animals in Science 2014 (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q35xO-hcfY

What Artificial Intelligence Is Not

http://techcrunch.com/2014/12/13/what-artificial-intelligence-is-not/

Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-low-fat-diet-women-breast-cancer.html

Congress Quietly Passes Bill Allowing Feds Unlimited Access to Your Private Communications

http://ivn.us/2014/12/11/congress-quietly-passes-bill-allows-feds-unlimited-access-private-communications/

Vivek Wadhwa: Get Ready for The Next Wave of Tech Disruptions (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ha3z0M9gFc0

A two-minute delay in cutting the umbilical cord leads to a better developent of newborns during their first days of life

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141215084624.htm

War metaphors for cancer hurt certain prevention behaviors


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141215113955.htm

All-electric Cars May Be Worse for Environment


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/all-electric-cars-may-be-worse-environment

Cancer Patients Growing Their Own Tumors In Mice In Hopes Of A Cure

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/15/cancer-tumor-mice_n_6327714.html

Israeli nano-GPS powers ‘selfie’ nano-drone

http://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-nano-gps-powers-selfie-nano-drone/

CERN particle smasher to turn back on at record power in March

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/12/us-science-physics-cern-idUSKBN0JQ1N120141212

Monday, December 15, 2014

Sunn Light: A smart light that mimics the sun's movements

http://www.gizmag.com/sunn-light-dynamically-adjusts-lighting-levels/35190/

Autonomous sub explores the depths on its own

http://www.gizmag.com/autonomous-underwater-vehicle/35196/

Frameblock turns a bike into its own lock

http://www.gizmag.com/frameblock/35199/

Rolls-Royce sets sail for robotic shipping with virtual bridge concept

http://www.gizmag.com/rolls-royce-virtual-bridge-shipping/35173/

ESA sending crude oil into space


http://www.gizmag.com/esa-crude-oil-space-mission/35171/

MESSENGER finds signs of Mercury meteor showers


http://www.gizmag.com/messenger-mercury-meteors/35195/

Put Christmas Lego to good use: Measure Planck’s Constant with it


http://www.gizmag.com/christmas-lego-plancks-constant-watt-balance/35155/

Protein that regulates protein production could also control fat levels


http://www.gizmag.com/protein-production-fat-levels/35204/

Immunology of the lung (video)


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

Superconductivity record breaks under pressure

http://www.nature.com/news/superconductivity-record-breaks-under-pressure-1.16552

Brain-Like Circuits Can Mimic Pavlov's Dogs

http://www.insidescience.org/content/brain-circuits-can-mimic-pavlovs-dogs/2401

DalBello Leaves White House for Virgin Galactic

http://spacenews.com/dalbello-leaves-white-house-for-virgin-galactic/

Brief: A pill for obesity? Stem cell scientists convert white fat to brown fat

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-pill-obesity-stem-cell-scientists.html

From ‘Science Fiction’ to Reality: The Evolution of Saving a Life Before Birth

http://dailysignal.com/2014/12/15/science-fiction-reality-evolution-saving-life-birth/

There Was a Big Bang for Birds: A sweeping new study tells a long genetic tale

http://www.themuslimtimes.org/2014/12/science/there-was-a-big-bang-for-birds-a-sweeping-new-study-tells-a-long-genetic-tale

Saturday, December 13, 2014

NO LAUGHING MATTER: NITROUS OXIDE ROSE AT END OF LAST ICE AGE

http://www.eurasiareview.com/13122014-no-laughing-matter-nitrous-oxide-rose-end-last-ice-age/

Real data rather than theory used to measure the cosmos

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141212084950.htm

Why Birds Don't Have Teeth


http://www.livescience.com/49109-bird-teeth-common-ancestor.html?cmpid=558758

The Use of Fire May Have Begun In Israel 350,000 Years Ago


http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/the-use-of-fire-may-have-begun-in-israel-350000-years-ago/2014/12/13/

Tumor evolutionary directed graphs and the history of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

http://elifesciences.org/content/early/2014/12/11/eLife.02869

Nicholas Negroponte: Nanobots in Your Brain Could Be the Future of Learning (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMKMBr2NHY0

The small and surprisingly dangerous detail the police track about you (video)

http://www.ted.com/talks/catherine_crump_the_small_and_surprisingly_dangerous_detail_the_police_track_about_you?

Time Cloak Used to Hide messages in Laser Light

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2014/12/time-cloak-used-to-hide-messages-in.html

Under pressure, Lockheed opens up about secret weapons unit

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/12/10/lockheed-skunkworks-idINL1N0TS1CH20141210

Friday, December 12, 2014

The First Signal from Dark Matter? --"Could Usher in a New Era in Astronomy"


http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/12/-the-first-signal-from-dark-matter-could-usher-in-a-new-era-in-astronomy.html

THE CICRET BRACELET TURNS YOUR ARM INTO A TOUCHSCREEN

http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/blog/?p=29001

Sex, Lies and fMRI—Gender Differences in Neural Basis of Deception

http://lisaleaks.com/2014/12/12/sex-lies-and-fmri-gender-differences-in-neural-basis-of-deception/

Study links running to lower Alzheimer's death risk


http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-links-alzheimer-death.html

Magnetic drug delivery method could transform the way deep-tissue tumors and other diseases are treated


http://phys.org/news/2014-12-magnetic-drug-delivery-method-deep-tissue.html

Science says men are idiots A new study finds men are much more likely to die doing really stupid things

http://www.salon.com/2014/12/12/science_says_men_are_idiots/

Birdsong and human speech turn out to be controlled by the same genes

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2014/12/11/birdsong-and-human-speech-turn-out-to-be-controlled-by-the-same-genes/

Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people between 19 and 49

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141211081116.htm

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Oldest North American horned dino was the size of a crow, say scientists


http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/1210/Oldest-North-American-horned-dino-was-the-size-of-a-crow-say-scientists

Why the Navy is excited about new laser weapons (+video)


http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Military/2014/1211/Why-the-Navy-is-excited-about-new-laser-weapons-video

Prenatal exposure to common household chemicals linked with substantial drop in child IQ


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141210140823.htm

New Vaccine Strengthens Cervical Cancer Protection


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/new-vaccine-strengthens-cervical-cancer-protection

New 'Smart Skin' Could Make Prosthetics More Like Real Limbs


http://www.livescience.com/49065-smart-skin-prosthetics.html

Sheep Meniscus Regenerated with 3D-printed Implant


http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/12/sheep-meniscus-regenerated-3d-printed-implant

Personality affects maths-enhancing brain-zap method

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26677

Rosetta results: Comets 'did not bring water to Earth'

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30414519

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

How Medical Studies Can Mislead Us and How This Doctor is Making a Change


http://bigthink.com/design-for-good/how-medical-studies-can-mislead-us-and-how-this-doctor-is-making-a-change

Your Brain Peforms Better When It Slows Down, with Steven Kotler

http://bigthink.com/think-tank/steven-kotler-flow-states

Partnership with Mexico Shows Confidence in Israeli Innovation

http://unitedwithisrael.org/partnership-with-mexico-shows-confidence-in-israeli-innovation/

Spider-Inspired Sensor Detects Vibrations and Speech

http://www.livescience.com/49083-spider-inspired-vibration-sensor.html

Computer system more effective than doctors at producing comprehensive patient reports


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141209133344.htm

Controlling obesity with potato extract


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141209115843.htm

Using robots to get more food from raw materials

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141209081648.htm

Curiosity Rover finds new indications of water on Mars

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2014/12/08/curiosity-rover-finds-new-indications-of-water-on-mars/

Saturday, December 6, 2014

New technique offers spray-on solar power


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141205124349.htm

Astronomers observe two stars so close to each other that they will end up merging into a supermassive star


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141205093754.htm

Orion launch: why we need more than one mission to Mars


http://theconversation.com/orion-launch-why-we-need-more-than-one-mission-to-mars-35056

The exercise that predicts your DEATH: Struggling with 'sitting-rising test' means you're 5 times more likely to die early

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2858804/Can-exercise-test-predict-DEATH-People-struggle-sitting-rising-test-five-times-likely-die.html

"Will the First Self-Replicating AI Machine Be Homo Sapiens Last Great Invention?" --Stephen Hawking Thinks So

http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/12/will-the-first-self-replicating-ai-machine-be-homo-sapiens-last-great-invention-stephen-hawking-thin.html

Runaway Electron Theory at LPPFusion

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2014/12/runaway-electron-theory-at-lppfusion.html

Mystery of Sea-Star Deaths on Pacific North Coast of North America Solved

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2014/12/mystery-of-sea-star-deaths-on-pacific.html

How to Control Magnetic Atoms on Graphene

http://globalwarming-arclein.blogspot.com/2014/12/how-to-control-magnetic-atoms-on.html

What veterinarians know that doctors don't (video)

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

Is science a heresy?

https://www.singularityweblog.com/science-heresy/

Friday, December 5, 2014

Does Intermittent Fasting Have Benefits? Science Suggests Yes


http://www.livescience.com/48888-intermittent-fasting-benefits-weight-loss.html

Bat Study Points to Directional Neurons


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/videos/2014/12/bat-study-points-directional-neurons

Poison May Be Key to Targeted Drugs


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/poison-may-be-key-targeted-drugs

The walls can talk: New optical technique extracts audio from video


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141204141019.htm

Don’t worry, be happy: Just go to bed earlier


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141204091129.htm

How electric eels use shocks to ‘remote control’ other fish


https://theconversation.com/how-electric-eels-use-shocks-to-remote-control-other-fish-35002

Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury Looks Promising in Rats


http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/12/treatment-spinal-cord-injury-looks-promising-rats

Uncovering one of humankind’s most ancient lineages


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141204074144.htm

Moon's Long-Ago Magnetic Field May Have Trumped Earth's


http://www.space.com/27927-moon-magnetic-field-mystery.html

Goodbye Y: Men Who Smoke Have Missing Male Chromosomes


http://www.livescience.com/49003-smoking-men-missing-y-chromosome.html

Biospleen Device with Nanobeads Cleans Blood of Viruses, Bacteria, and Toxins

http://energyfanatics.com/2014/12/04/biospleen-device-nanobeads-cleans-blood-viruses-bacteria-toxins/

Bill Nye: “Despite our best efforts we’re all going to die, and I think that makes all of us a little nutty”

http://www.salon.com/2014/12/04/bill_nye_despite_our_best_efforts_we%E2%80%99re_all_going_to_die_and_i_think_that_makes_all_of_us_a_little_nutty/

Thursday, December 4, 2014

So secret, its existence is not even acknowledged: Futuristic ‘Aurora’ spy plane that travels at SIX TIMES the speed of sound is blamed for mysterious booms heard at the weekend


http://www.governmentsecrets.com/secret-existence-not-even-acknowledged-futuristic-aurora-spy-plane-travels-six-times-speed-sound-blamed-mysterious-booms-heard-weekend/

Nanoparticle Network Key to Fast-charging Batteries


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/nanoparticle-network-key-fast-charging-batteries

Laser Can Ensure Perfectly Ripe Fruit


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/laser-can-ensure-perfectly-ripe-fruit

Brain Activity of Ex-smokers Predicts Relapse Risk


http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/12/brain-activity-ex-smokers-predicts-relapse-risk

Gut bacteria from a worm can degrade plastic

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141203111130.htm

Google and NASA ride D-Wave to a quantum future

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429983.300-google-and-nasa-ride-dwave-to-a-quantum-future.html

The First Dinosaur to Menace Both Land and Water


http://discovermagazine.com/2015/jan-feb/9-first-dinosaur-to-menace-land-and-water

Venus Glory Reveals Cloud Qualities


http://discovermagazine.com/2015/jan-feb/98-venus-glory-reveals-cloud-qualities

Quantum Photo Finish Researchers make an image using entangled photons.


http://discovermagazine.com/2015/jan-feb/10-quantum-photo-finish

Schizophrenia Study Finds New Genetic Links


http://discovermagazine.com/2015/jan-feb/11-schizophrenia-study-finds-new-genetic-links

Why Do Human Children Stay Small For So Long?


http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2014/12/02/human-children-stay-small-long/

How the Religious See Robots


http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/lovesick-cyborg/2014/12/01/religious-see-robots/

Human Ancestors Were Consuming Alcohol 10 Million Years Ago

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2014/12/01/human-ancestors-were-consuming-alcohol-10-million-years-ago/

Stem cells from the dead to help health research

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/stem-cells-from-the-dead-to-help-health-research-114120300212_1.html

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

How Dogs Understand What We Say


http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/11/28/367092004/how-dogs-understand-what-we-say

Ripples in Space-Time Could Reveal 'Strange Stars'

http://www.space.com/27872-strange-matter-neutron-stars.html

Why Antioxidants Don’t Belong in Your Workout

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/11/26/why-antioxidants-dont-belong-in-your-workout/

New Material Could Cool Buildings Without Air Conditioning

http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/new-material-could-cool-buildings-without-air-conditioning

Duality in the human genome

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141201113412.htm

Human Eye 'Sees' Invisible Infrared Light

http://www.alnmag.com/news/2014/12/human-eye-sees-invisible-infrared-light

Prehistoric conflict hastened human brain's capacity for collaboration

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141126094238.htm

HOW DIVERSITY OF BACTERIA INFLUENCES OBESITY

http://www.eurasiareview.com/01122014-diversity-bacteria-influences-obesity/

Good news: HIV is evolving to be less deadly

http://www.salon.com/2014/12/01/good_news_hiv_is_evolving_to_be_less_deadly/

Monday, December 1, 2014

“Things are disappearing”: On Earth’s looming mass extinction and what to do about it


http://www.salon.com/2014/11/30/things_are_disappearing_on_earths_looming_mass_extinction_and_what_to_do_about_it/

Poo-powered bus splashes down in the UK


http://www.gizmag.com/geneco-bio-bus/34978/

AirStrato drones give military performance at "affordable" prices


http://www.gizmag.com/arca-airstrato-pioneer-explorer-drone/34980/

First known official Batmobile up for auction


http://www.gizmag.com/batmobile-1963/34988/

Trunkster rolls up to baggage claim with GPS, battery and integrated scale


http://www.gizmag.com/trunkster-luggage/34979/

Raise shields: Protective invisible barrier found surrounding Earth


http://www.gizmag.com/van-allen-barrier/34960/

Carnegie Mellon unveils Andy lunar rover


http://www.gizmag.com/carnegie-mellon-unveils-andy-lunar-rover/34987/

New electrolyte to enable cheaper, less toxic magnesium-sulfur-based batteries


http://www.gizmag.com/electrolyte-magnesium-sulfur-batteries/34992/

Quantum memory storage to help quantum communications go the distance