SETI bioastro: FW: KurzweilAI.net Daily Newsletter

From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4_at_msn.com)
Date: Fri Sep 23 2005 - 13:10:48 UTC

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    >Nanobot programmable dermal display
    >animation developed
    >KurzweilAI.net Sept. 24, 2005
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    >Robert A. Freitas and Gina
    >"Nanogirl" Miller have developed an
    >animation of the "programmable
    >dermal display" described in
    >Freitas' Nanomedicine, Volume I:
    >Basic Capabilities book. A
    >population of about 3 billion
    >display pixel robots would be
    >permanently implanted a fraction of
    >a mm under the surface of the skin
    >of the back of the hand,...
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    >University of Denmark Scientists
    >Develop Hydrogen Tablet
    >Fuel Cell Today Sept. 20, 2005
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    >Scientists at the Technical
    >University of Denmark have invented
    >a technology which may be an
    >important step towards the hydrogen
    >economy: a hydrogen tablet that
    >effectively stores hydrogen in an
    >inexpensive and safe material in
    >solid form: in ammonia absorbed
    >efficiently in sea salt....
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    >Quantum-dot syntheses developed
    >KurzweilAI.net Sept. 23, 2005
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    >New synthesis methods by University
    >at Buffalo researchers allow for
    >scalable, rapid creation of large
    >quantities of non-toxic, robust,
    >water-dispersible quantum dots for
    >bioimaging. The quantum dots also
    >emit light in longer wavelengths, in
    >the red region of the spectrum,
    >making them capable of imaging
    >processes deeper in the body, and
    >they...
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    >Magnetic diamonds for medicine
    >UPI Sept. 22, 2005
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    >Low-cost magnetic carbon
    >nanoparticles could prove useful in
    >electronic and medical applications,
    >such as enhancing the resolution of
    >MRI scans and biocompatible drug
    >delivery....
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    >Brain imaging ready to detect
    >terrorists, say neuroscientists
    >news_at_nature.com Sept. 21, 2005
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    >Brain-imaging techniques that
    >reveal when a person is lying are
    >now reliable enough to identify
    >criminals, with 99% accuracy, claim
    >University of Pennsylvania School of
    >Medicine researchers. When someone
    >lies, their brain inhibits them from
    >telling the truth, and this makes
    >the frontal lobes more active, which
    >can be monitored with functional...
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    >Scientists create artificial
    >proteins from evolutionary 'rules'
    >KurzweilAI.net Sept. 23, 2005
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    >Scientists have created artificial
    >proteins based on a set of simple
    >"rules" that nature appears to use
    >to design proteins. The artificial
    >proteins look and function just like
    >their natural counterparts. The UT
    >Southwestern Medical Center
    >researchers tested the "rules"
    >gleaned from the evolutionary record
    >by feeding them into a computer
    >program...
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    >Researchers predict infinite
    >genomes
    >KurzweilAI.net Sept. 23, 2005
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    >Researchers might never fully
    >describe some bacteria and
    >viruses--because their genomes are
    >infinite, according to scientists at
    >The Institute for Genomic Research
    >(TIGR), writing in the September
    >19-23 early online edition of the
    >Proceedings of the National Academy
    >of Sciences (PNAS). With
    >collaborators at Chiron Corporation,
    >Harvard Medical...
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    >A Sci-Fi Future Awaits the Court
    >Wired News Sept. 22, 2005
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    >At John Roberts' confirmation
    >hearings last week, there weren't
    >enough discussions about science
    >fiction. Technologies that are
    >science fiction today will become
    >constitutional questions before
    >Roberts retires from the bench. The
    >same goes for technologies that
    >cannot even be conceived of now. And
    >many of these questions involve
    >privacy....
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    >Intel claims power breakthrough
    >vnunet.com Sept. 21, 2005
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    >Intel has announced a new chip
    >manufacturing process which it
    >claims could dramatically cut power
    >consumption, and boost battery life
    >by up to 1,000 per cent....
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