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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ PTN interviews Escape Dynamics on the future of space technology [Interviews] http://www.planettechnews.com/interviews/ptn-interviews-escape-dynamics-on-the-future-of-space-technology #space #interview #Escape Dynamics #spacecraft #rocket #single stage to orbit #commercial space #hardware]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/interviews/ptn-interviews-escape-dynamics-on-the-future-of-space-technology Germany Just Got 78 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewable Sources [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/germany-just-got-78-percent-of-its-electricity-from-renewable-sources #energy #renewable energy #clean energy #solar #business #Germany]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/germany-just-got-78-percent-of-its-electricity-from-renewable-sources Similar to the consumer model, 'Pepper for Biz' to launch for enterprise [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/similar-to-the-consumer-model-pepper-for-biz-robot-to-launch-for-enterprises #robot #robotics #AI #artificial intelligence #hardware #business #Pepper #SoftBank]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/similar-to-the-consumer-model-pepper-for-biz-robot-to-launch-for-enterprises Harnessing the survival powers of cancer cells could wipe out heart disease [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/harnessing-the-survival-powers-of-cancer-cells-could-wipe-out-heart-disease #heart #cancer #cells #genes #genetics #research #medicine]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/harnessing-the-survival-powers-of-cancer-cells-could-wipe-out-heart-disease US firms to commit $140B to address climate change [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/apple-microsoft-google-and-other-firms-to-commit-140b-to-address-climate-change #climate change #global warming #climate #environment #CO2 #business #Apple #Google #Microsoft]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/apple-microsoft-google-and-other-firms-to-commit-140b-to-address-climate-change Study shows how rhythms control communication between brain regions [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/study-shows-how-rhythms-control-communication-between-brain-regions #brain #neuroscience #communication #thought #research #Autism #Epilepsy]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/study-shows-how-rhythms-control-communication-between-brain-regions Mars orbiter prepares for next year's InSight lander arrival [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/mars-orbiter-prepares-for-next-year-s-insight-lander-arrival #Mars #space #NASA #InSight #planet #space exploration]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/mars-orbiter-prepares-for-next-year-s-insight-lander-arrival Nearly half of Facebook??ôs users only access the service on mobile [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/nearly-half-of-facebook-s-users-only-access-the-service-on-mobile #Facebook #mobile #smartphone #social #social media #online]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/nearly-half-of-facebook-s-users-only-access-the-service-on-mobile Alien Auroras Found, 1 Million Times Brighter Than Any On Earth [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/alien-auroras-found-1-million-times-brighter-than-any-on-earth #space #aurora #astronomy #physics #planet ]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/alien-auroras-found-1-million-times-brighter-than-any-on-earth The CRISPR craze: gene editing poised to change medicine and industry [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/the-crispr-craze-genome-editing-technology-poised-to-change-medicine-and-industry #biology #biotech #genome #DNA #CRISPR #medicine #research]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/the-crispr-craze-genome-editing-technology-poised-to-change-medicine-and-industry Hawking and Musk Warn Of the 'Virtually Inevitable' AI Arms Race [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/hawking-and-musk-warn-of-the-virtually-inevitable-ai-arms-race #AI #artificial intelligence #autonomous weapons #robot #robotics]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/hawking-and-musk-warn-of-the-virtually-inevitable-ai-arms-race Opternative launches online eye exams, so you can get a prescription right from your desktop [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/opternative-launches-online-eye-exams-so-you-can-get-a-prescription-right-from-your-desktop #vision #eye #eye exam #glasses #online #software #medicine]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/opternative-launches-online-eye-exams-so-you-can-get-a-prescription-right-from-your-desktop Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crash was due to co-pilot error [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/virgin-galactic-s-spaceshiptwo-crash-was-due-to-co-pilot-error #space #Virgin Galactic #space tourism #commercial space #engineering #crash]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/virgin-galactic-s-spaceshiptwo-crash-was-due-to-co-pilot-error The Cause Of Overeating Might Be A Brain Hormone Deficiency, According To A New Study [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/the-cause-of-overeating-might-be-a-brain-hormone-deficiency-according-to-a-new-study #brain #neuroscience #food #eating #nutrition #obesity]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/the-cause-of-overeating-might-be-a-brain-hormone-deficiency-according-to-a-new-study Google-Backed Calico Partners With Ancestry to Beat the Specter of Aging [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-backed-calico-partners-with-ancestry-to-beat-the-specter-of-aging #Google #Calico #aging #health #longevity #genome #DNA #genetics #medicine #big data]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-backed-calico-partners-with-ancestry-to-beat-the-specter-of-aging Google has decided to pull YouTube and Google+ apart [Online] http://www.planettechnews.com/online/google-pulls-youtube-and-google-apart #Google #YouTube #Google+ #social media #social network #online #business]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/online/google-pulls-youtube-and-google-apart Hillary Clinton pledges half a billion solar panels if she wins office [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/hillary-clinton-pledges-half-a-billion-solar-panels-if-she-wins-office #solar #solar energy #power #energy #hardware #business #renewables]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/hillary-clinton-pledges-half-a-billion-solar-panels-if-she-wins-office A New Way to Prepare Samples of Mars for Return to the Earth [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/a-new-way-to-prepare-samples-of-mars-for-return-to-the-earth #Mars #NASA #space #rover #geology #Mars 2020]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/a-new-way-to-prepare-samples-of-mars-for-return-to-the-earth A drug that dramatically lowers cholesterol approved by the FDA [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/a-drug-that-dramatically-lowers-cholesterol-approved-by-the-fda #drug #cholesterol #medicine #heart disease #FDA]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/a-drug-that-dramatically-lowers-cholesterol-approved-by-the-fda Identifying the source of memory loss from psychosis [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/researchers-identify-the-source-of-the-debilitating-memory-loss-in-people-with-psychosis #brain #psychosis #neuroscience #mental health #memory #medicine]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/researchers-identify-the-source-of-the-debilitating-memory-loss-in-people-with-psychosis Researchers Test Smartphones for Earthquake Warning [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/researchers-test-smartphones-for-earthquake-warning #mobile #phone #smartphone #online #hardware #earthquake #software]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/researchers-test-smartphones-for-earthquake-warning Most powerful rocket ever edges closer to lift-off [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/most-powerful-rocket-ever-edges-closer-to-lift-off #space #NASA #SLS #Space Launch System #space exploration #Mars]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/most-powerful-rocket-ever-edges-closer-to-lift-off An anti-inflammatory 'smart drug' that activates only in high-inflammation areas [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/an-anti-inflammatory-smart-drug-that-activates-only-in-high-inflammation-areas #drug #inflammation #cancer #chemotherapy #medicine #research]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/an-anti-inflammatory-smart-drug-that-activates-only-in-high-inflammation-areas Women's brains more vulnerable to Alzheimer's than men's [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/women-s-brains-are-more-vulnerable-to-alzheimer-s-than-men-s-studies-suggest #Alzheimer's #dementia #research #brain #disease #neuroscience #aging]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/women-s-brains-are-more-vulnerable-to-alzheimer-s-than-men-s-studies-suggest New Horizons Finds Nitrogen Glaciers and Hazy Atmosphere on Pluto [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/new-horizons-finds-nitrogen-glaciers-and-hazy-atmosphere-on-pluto #Pluto #NASA #New Horizons #space #space exploration #atmosphere]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/new-horizons-finds-nitrogen-glaciers-and-hazy-atmosphere-on-pluto Australia's role in the search for life in space [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/australia-s-role-in-the-search-for-life-in-space #space #SETI #telescope #astronomy #Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/australia-s-role-in-the-search-for-life-in-space Small oxygen jump helped enable early animals take first breaths [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/small-oxygen-jump-helped-enable-early-animals-take-first-breaths #biology #evolution #oxygen #animal #Earth #life]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/small-oxygen-jump-helped-enable-early-animals-take-first-breaths Malaria vaccine gets 'green light' [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/malaria-vaccine-gets-green-light- #malaria #vaccine #health #medicine #disease]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/malaria-vaccine-gets-green-light- Brain area found that may make humans unique [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/brain-area-found-that-may-make-humans-unique #brain #neuroscience #communication #thought #research #language #intelligence]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/brain-area-found-that-may-make-humans-unique Google's Patent Could Let Us Record And Replay Our Memories [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-s-patent-could-let-us-record-and-replay-our-memories #Google #Google Glass #wearable #hardware #business #video]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:11 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-s-patent-could-let-us-record-and-replay-our-memories