Social Media Sidebar

Announcement

Please sign up, comment on articles and bring your friends!

Current poll

PlanetTech is asking:

What do you think about our new web site?

Love it, indeed
Really good solution
Same as old one
The old one was better
This is a new option

Quote of the day

When seen through the lens of technology, few resources are truly scarce; they’re mainly inaccessible. 

 

Peter Diamandis

Your Science News and Technology News Centre

Welcome to PlanetTech

PlanetTech aggregates the very best in science and tech news from around the web and presents it beautifully for your convenience.

Stay up to date on the all the top stories covering science, medicine, business, online, hardware, software and games.

Be sure to sign up, leave your comments and participate in the discussion!

Get involved & join PlanetTech now.

PlanetTech is a convenient hub of science news and technology news neatly collated for your information and enjoyment. The science and technology articles are carefully selected so that you are presented with the latest findings and science news and the most informative tech articles and analyses... and all attractively packaged!

Apple’s 'Everyone Can Code' program expands more broadly in Europe

Posted in Business on 19th Jan, 2018 08:55 PM
by Alex Muller
The program, which Apple designed to help students learn how to build apps, launched in May 2017 but was initially limited to the U.S.
Rate this!
+5

U.S. Senate passes bill to renew warrantless internet surveillance

Posted in Online on 19th Jan, 2018 08:48 PM
by Alex Muller
The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with minimal changes.
Rate this!
+7

Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jan, 2018 08:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.
Rate this!
+8

European Union moves to strengthen renewable-energy goals

Posted in Science on 18th Jan, 2018 10:02 PM
by Alex Muller
European Parliament says that 35% of energy should be clean by 2030, but target is not yet legally binding.
Rate this!
+18

Bitcoin dipped below $10,000 for first time since December

Posted in Business on 18th Jan, 2018 09:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin has traded below $10,000 for the first time since early December.
Rate this!
+13

Apple pledges $350 billion investment in US economy over next five years

Posted in Business on 18th Jan, 2018 09:52 PM
by Alex Muller
The amount of money and investment involved from a private company here is just staggering
Rate this!
+15

SpaceX crushing ULA in terms of value for US taxpayer dollars

Posted in Science on 17th Jan, 2018 09:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The Falcon Heavy development has taken four years longer than originally planned but the Falcon Heavy will easily beat the Space Launch System to reach operational capability.
Rate this!
+21

Can Molten Salt Make 24-Hour Solar Energy Possible?

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jan, 2018 09:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Clean energy companies like SolarReserve want to prove molten salt can aid solar power electricity any time of day.
Rate this!
+27

2018 could bring the IPOs that tech has been promised for years

Posted in Business on 17th Jan, 2018 09:20 PM
by Alex Muller
In the past few years, there has been a surprising dearth of IPO activity.
Rate this!
+22

Is anxiety a strong early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jan, 2018 08:00 PM
by Alex Muller
The degenerative processes behind Alzheimer's disease have been found to begin 10, or even 20 years before dementia symptoms become evident and the condition is diagnosed.
Rate this!
+37

Can psychedelic drugs such as magic mushroom 'reconnect' depressed patients with their emotions?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jan, 2018 07:26 PM
by Alex Muller
Research suggests psilocybin can help relieve the symptoms of depression, without the 'dulling' of emotions linked with antidepressants.
Rate this!
+35

Renewable energy set to be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Posted in Hardware on 16th Jan, 2018 07:21 PM
by Alex Muller
Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now, overwhelmingly – a smart economic one
Rate this!
+32

Bitcoin Could Bankroll MDMA Into the Mainstream as a Therapy Drug

Posted in Science on 15th Jan, 2018 12:18 PM
by Alex Muller
If funding arrives and all goes to plan, it’s expected that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will give MDMA-assisted therapy its stamp of approval by 2021.
Rate this!
+24

Platelet coated stem cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2018 12:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Although cardiac stem cell therapy is a promising treatment for heart attack patients, directing the cells to the site of an injury and getting them to stay there remains challenging.
Rate this!
+38

Scientists map mammalian neural microcircuits in precise detail

Posted in Science on 14th Jan, 2018 05:27 PM
by Alex Muller
Neuroscientists at the Francis Crick Institute have developed a new technique to map electrical microcircuits in the brain at far more detail than existing techniques.
Rate this!
+43

SETI Institute finds lunar lava tubes that could provide easy access to water ice

Posted in Science on 14th Jan, 2018 05:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Small pits in a large crater near the North Pole of the Moon may be entrances to an underground network of lava tubes.
Rate this!
+28

Recent headlines

  • Posted in Business on 2018-01-19 20:55:12
    Apple’s 'Everyone Can Code' program expands more.....read more
    Posted in Online on 2018-01-19 20:48:40
    U.S. Senate passes bill to renew warrantless internet.....read more
    Posted in Medicine on 2018-01-19 20:43:54
    Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'..read more
    Posted in Science on 2018-01-18 22:02:21
    European Union moves to strengthen renewable-energy goals..read more
    Posted in Business on 2018-01-18 21:56:14
    Bitcoin dipped below $10,000 for first time since December..read more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-10 01:33
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in about.....read more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-20 07:17
Spacex says China is their main competitor for commercial.....read more
Posted in Software on 2013-10-20 06:43
Pirate Bay Browser Clocks 1,000,000 Downloads..read more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-10 02:10
Google reportedly investing hundreds of millions into new.....read more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-14 03:13
Endothelial Cells Can Repair and Regenerate Organs,.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Spacex says China is their main competitor for commercial.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Staring at Your Phone Could Be Making You Short Sighted..read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Oculus Rift virtual reality headset coming to mobile, but.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in about.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Delivering drugs via nanoparticles to target mitochondria..read more

Recent Blog Posts

  • Posted by AlexMuller
    Martian landscapes formed from sand 'levitating' on a little.....read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Scientists detect comets outside our solar system..read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Advanced artificial limbs mapped in the brain..read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Bacteria have a sense of touch..read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Recurrent brain cancer: New hope with phase 1 clinical trial.....read more

Login to your Account

Login to your PlanetTech Account here

Username:
Password:
Remember me
or

Create a New Account

You just need username and password

The following errors occured:
Username:
Email:
Password:
Verify password:
Remember me