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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ Software problem 'pauses' LightSail mission [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/software-problem-pauses-lightsail-mission #space #hardware #software #LightSail #solar sail #spacecraft #satellite]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/software-problem-pauses-lightsail-mission The world's first ocean cleaning system will be deployed in 2016 [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/the-world-s-first-ocean-cleaning-system-will-be-deployed-in-2016 #ocean #plastic #pollution #nature #sea #Pacific Garbage Patch]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/the-world-s-first-ocean-cleaning-system-will-be-deployed-in-2016 Psychedelic drugs should be legally reclassified, says psychiatrist [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/psychedelic-drugs-should-be-legally-reclassified-says-psychiatrist #drugs #psychedelic #research #medicine #chemistry #brain #neuroscience]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/psychedelic-drugs-should-be-legally-reclassified-says-psychiatrist Google says its speech recognition has now an 8% error rate [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-says-its-speech-recognition-technology-now-has-only-an-8-word-error-rate #Google #deep learning #speech recognition #AI #Artificial Intelligence]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-says-its-speech-recognition-technology-now-has-only-an-8-word-error-rate Parasites Are Wiping Out Entire Honeybee Colonies [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/parasites-are-wiping-out-entire-honeybee-colonies #bees #parasite #colony collapse disorder #nature #environment #ecology]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/parasites-are-wiping-out-entire-honeybee-colonies Boeing is NASA's first pick for manned ISS flights [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/boeing-is-nasa-s-first-pick-for-manned-iss-flights #space #NASA #Boeing #SpaceX #ISS #space station #business]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/boeing-is-nasa-s-first-pick-for-manned-iss-flights A new convenient procedure to visualize defects on graphene layers [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/a-new-convenient-procedure-to-visualize-defects-on-graphene-layers #graphene #nanotechnology #science #chemistry #research #material science]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/a-new-convenient-procedure-to-visualize-defects-on-graphene-layers Biofuels may put unsustainable demands on water use [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/switching-to-biofuels-could-place-unsustainable-demands-on-water-use #water #energy #resources #clean energy #power #renewable energy]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/switching-to-biofuels-could-place-unsustainable-demands-on-water-use Sleeping cancer cells can 'wake up' decades later [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/sleeping-cancer-cells-can-wake-up-decades-later #cancer #blood #cells #health #medicine #Leukemia #chemotherapy]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/sleeping-cancer-cells-can-wake-up-decades-later People With Dementia At Greater Heart Attack Risk [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/people-with-dementia-at-greater-heart-attack-risk #health #medicine #heart #heart attack #dementia #aging #research]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/people-with-dementia-at-greater-heart-attack-risk OculusVR buys computer vision startup to help the Rift understand the world [Games] http://www.planettechnews.com/games/oculusvr-buys-computer-vision-startup-to-help-the-rift-understand-the-world #Oculus #Oculus Rift #VR #virtual reality #hardware #computer vision #business #Facebook]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/games/oculusvr-buys-computer-vision-startup-to-help-the-rift-understand-the-world Black solar cells reach incredible new efficiency records [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/black-solar-cells-reach-incredible-new-efficiency-records #solar #solar energy #power #energy #hardware]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/black-solar-cells-reach-incredible-new-efficiency-records How Arctic ozone hole was avoided by Montreal Protocol [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/how-arctic-ozone-hole-was-avoided-by-montreal-protocol #ozone #pollution #environment #health #cancer #Montreal Protocol]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/how-arctic-ozone-hole-was-avoided-by-montreal-protocol World's Oldest Broken Bone Pushes Back Our Transition to Land by Two Million Years [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/world-s-oldest-broken-bone-pushes-back-our-transition-to-land-by-two-million-years #evolution #fossil #biology #animal #research #natural history]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/world-s-oldest-broken-bone-pushes-back-our-transition-to-land-by-two-million-years Some blind people can train themselves to use echolocation [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/some-blind-people-can-train-themselves-to-use-echolocation- #blindness #echolocation #brain #neuroscience #vision #neurons]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/some-blind-people-can-train-themselves-to-use-echolocation- Newly identified protein may hold key to preventing diabetes-induced blindness [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/newly-identified-protein-may-hold-key-to-preventing-diabetes-induced-blindness #eye #vision #blindness #diabetes #drug #health #medicine #research]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/newly-identified-protein-may-hold-key-to-preventing-diabetes-induced-blindness China to replace US as world's top consumer tech market in 2016 [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/china-to-replace-us-as-world-s-top-consumer-tech-market-in-2016 #CES #consumer technology #business #hardware #gadgets #China #United States]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/china-to-replace-us-as-world-s-top-consumer-tech-market-in-2016 Scientists turn blood into nerve cells in pursuit of better pain relief [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/scientists-turn-blood-into-nerve-cells-in-pursuit-of-better-pain-relief #blood #cells #pain #nerves #research #biology #health #medicine]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/scientists-turn-blood-into-nerve-cells-in-pursuit-of-better-pain-relief What the Experts Think About the Existential Risks of Artificial Intelligence [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/what-the-experts-think-about-the-existential-risks-of-artificial-intelligence #AI #artificial intelligence #singularity #threat #machine]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/what-the-experts-think-about-the-existential-risks-of-artificial-intelligence Smart glasses begin to take hold in the enterprise [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/smart-glasses-begin-to-take-hold-in-the-enterprise #Google #Google Glass #wearable #hardware #business]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/smart-glasses-begin-to-take-hold-in-the-enterprise Memory is retained in cryopreserved and revived worm [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/memory-is-retained-in-cryopreserved-and-revived-worm #cryonics #cryopreservation #memory #biology #research]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/memory-is-retained-in-cryopreserved-and-revived-worm Telomere extension turns back aging clock in cultured human cells [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/telomere-extension-turns-back-aging-clock-in-cultured-human-cells-study-finds #cells #cell division #research #biology #telomeres #RNA #DNA #genetics #aging]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/telomere-extension-turns-back-aging-clock-in-cultured-human-cells-study-finds Alzheimer's origins tied to rise of human intelligence [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/alzheimer-s-origins-tied-to-rise-of-human-intelligence #brain #Alzheimer's #memory #evolution #biology #genes #genetics]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/alzheimer-s-origins-tied-to-rise-of-human-intelligence Is the sun about to set on the Age of Oil? Solar, battery developments becoming the new Black Gold [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/is-the-sun-about-to-set-on-the-age-of-oil-solar-battery-developments-becoming-the-new-black-gold #solar #solar energy #power #energy #battery #Tesla #oil #fossil fuel]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/is-the-sun-about-to-set-on-the-age-of-oil-solar-battery-developments-becoming-the-new-black-gold Millennials have a clear favorite when asked which tech company is their 'ideal employer' [Online] http://www.planettechnews.com/online/millennials-have-a-clear-favorite-when-asked-which-tech-company-is-their-ideal-employer- #business #technology #silicon valley #Google #Apple #Facebook #millennial]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/online/millennials-have-a-clear-favorite-when-asked-which-tech-company-is-their-ideal-employer- Cold Weather: More Deadly Than Extremely Hot Days [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/cold-weather-more-deadly-than-extremely-hot-days #weather #climate #health #climate change #research]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/cold-weather-more-deadly-than-extremely-hot-days Robots master skills with 'deep learning' technique [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/robots-master-skills-with-deep-learning-technique #robot #robotics #AI #artificial intelligence #deep learning #machine learning #software #hardware]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/robots-master-skills-with-deep-learning-technique An infection can affect your IQ even after it has been treated [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/infections-can-affect-your-iq #IQ #intelligence #brain #infection #disease #neuroscience #research]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/infections-can-affect-your-iq On the Horizon: A Magnetic Zap that Strengthens Memory [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/on-the-horizon-a-magnetic-zap-that-strengthens-memory #memory #brain #aging #neuroscience #health #medicine #hardware]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/on-the-horizon-a-magnetic-zap-that-strengthens-memory Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica so large it affects Earth's gravity field [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/sudden-onset-of-ice-loss-in-antarctica-so-large-it-affects-earth-s-gravity-field #ice #Antarctica #climate change #environment #warming #gravity #satellite]]> Sat, 30 May 2015 15:11:29 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/sudden-onset-of-ice-loss-in-antarctica-so-large-it-affects-earth-s-gravity-field