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May 2012

The modified Toyota Prius, steered by sensors, radar and cameras, was issued a special red licence plate with an infinity symbol and the words Autonomous Car to differentiate it from regular vehicles. So far, Google has applied to license three test vehicles.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/americas/2012/05/20125904254905662.html

April 2012

Consumerism and its antisocial effects can be turned on—or off

Money doesn’t buy happiness. Neither does materialism: Research shows that people who place a high value on wealth, status, and stuff are more depressed and anxious and less sociable than those who do not. Now new research shows that materialism is not just a personal problem. It’s also environmental.

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/consumerism-and-its-antisocial-effects-can-be-turned-onor-off.html

How can technology transform the human body?

www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4g60zB4Un4

Children perceive humanoid robot as emotional, moral being

http://depts.washington.edu/hints/index.shtml

Green Living Technologies International announces establishing two pilot indoor urban farms

http://www.cityfarmer.info/2012/03/09/green-living-technologies-international-glti-announces-establishing-two-pilot-indoor-urban-farms/#more-22343

Is Some Homophobia Self-Phobia?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120406234458.htm

Memory Declines Faster in Years Closest to Death; Mental Activity Best Protection

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120404161835.htm

Musical experience offsets some aging effects

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-05-musical-offsets-aging-effects.html

Computer scientists form mathematical formulation of the brain's neural networks

http://www.zeitnews.org/engineering-and-computer-science-research/

How farms are using permaculture design to survive and prosper

http://www.permaculture.co.uk/articles/how-farms-are-using-permaculture-design-survive-and-prosper

 

 

 

 

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