Sunday, July 01, 2007

Our Technological Future - Mixed Bag #21

Luddites across the globe... eat your heart out!

(And yes, I deliberately put all the cool stuff on top to piss off luddites.)

Be sure to watch this 'ere video. It'll blow your socks off.

Especially if your a Trekkie. Then you simply cannot afford to not watch it.

Microsofts Multi Touch Surface



DARPA's Better Bionic Arm: Our Most Limb-Like Prosthetic



Bear robot rescues wounded troops



Move to create less clumsy robots



Drivers Unwanted: MIT 'Robocar' takes a spin



Japanse man gives robot a woman's touch



First 100% Solar Powered Community In California Opens



Genome of DNA Pioneer Is Deciphered

Dutch try to grow enviro-friendly meat in lab

Single spinning nuclei in diamond offers stable quantum computing building block

Human Stem Cell Treatment Restores Motor Function in Paralyzed Rats

Japanese Researchers Develop Creepiest Robot Ever

Scientists Move Closer to Turning Skin Cells Into Tissues

New drug helps lose weight without going hungry

Serious diseases genes revealed

Large study links genes to 7 serious diseases

Autism symptoms reversed in lab

Scientists Use Embryonic Stem Cells to Regenerate a Heart

Scientists Reverse Mental Retardation in Mice

Gene therapy awakens the brain despite blindness from birth

Maryland Professor Creates Desktop Supercomputer

Monitoring the Brain in 3-D

Brain Boosters

First artificial life 'within months'

Potential cure for HIV discovered

Designer Enzyme Cuts HIV Out of Infected Cells

Nanosoccer debuts at RoboCup 2007

Cloned Pigs Help Scientists Towards A Breakthrough In Alzheimer's

Scientists find way to separate HIV virus from cells

Scientists find drug to banish bad memories

Parallel computing = 100 time faster than current PC

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2 comments:

Explodicle said...

My favorite is the bear robot.

"Well, my leg was pretty much FUBAR and the enemy was closing in, but that cute wittle bear face just made me feel so much better!"

Although, I can't wait to see the bear's top secret counterpart with glowing red eyes and hundreds of pounds of firepower.

cybrbeast said...

Great round-up of technology!