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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ Oculus VR announces new prototype: Crescent Bay [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/oculus-vr-announces-new-prototype-crescent-bay #Oculus #VR #virtual reality #Oculus Rift]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/oculus-vr-announces-new-prototype-crescent-bay NASA's MAVEN spacecraft prepares for orbital insertion [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-s-maven-spacecraft-prepares-for-orbital-insertion #space #Mars #NASA #MAVEN #rocket #planet]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-s-maven-spacecraft-prepares-for-orbital-insertion Mousetronauts To Live In Space For the Longest Stretch Yet [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/mousetronauts-to-live-in-space-for-the-longest-stretch-yet #space #mouse #experiment #ISS]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/mousetronauts-to-live-in-space-for-the-longest-stretch-yet AI expert predicts half of web searches will soon be speech and images [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/ai-expert-predicts-half-of-web-searches-will-soon-be-speech-and-images #online #software #AI #deep learning #image]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/ai-expert-predicts-half-of-web-searches-will-soon-be-speech-and-images When dark matter collides [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/when-dark-matter-collides #space #dark matter #universe #physics #cosmology #astronomy]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/when-dark-matter-collides Breast cancer test 'Angelina Jolie effect' found [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/breast-cancer-test-angelina-jolie-effect-found #cancer #health #diagnosis #DNA #gene #genetics]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/breast-cancer-test-angelina-jolie-effect-found University of Sheffield show first pictures from 3D printed telescope [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/university-of-sheffield-show-first-pictures-from-3d-printed-telescope #3D printing #astronomy #hardware #telescope]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/university-of-sheffield-show-first-pictures-from-3d-printed-telescope Google and Apple to introduce default encryption [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-and-apple-to-introduce-default-encryption #Apple #Google #privacy #encryption #mobile #smartphone]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-and-apple-to-introduce-default-encryption 3D printer to launch to the International Space Station [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/first-zero-gravity-3d-printer-launches-to-the-international-space-station-this-weekend #space #ISS #3D printing #zero gravity #orbit #microgravity]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/first-zero-gravity-3d-printer-launches-to-the-international-space-station-this-weekend Obesity is the new smoking, says NHS boss in England [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/obesity-is-the-new-smoking-says-nhs-boss-in-england #obesity #health #medicine #diet #NHS #diabetes]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/obesity-is-the-new-smoking-says-nhs-boss-in-england Larry Page wants a Google 2.0 that will build cities and airports [Online] http://www.planettechnews.com/online/larry-page-wants-a-google-2-0-that-will-build-cities-and-airports #Google #Google X #Larry Page #business]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/online/larry-page-wants-a-google-2-0-that-will-build-cities-and-airports Smartphone microscope can be made for under a dollar [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/smartphone-microscope-can-be-made-for-under-a-dollar #smartphone #mobile #microscope #hardware #diagnosis]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/smartphone-microscope-can-be-made-for-under-a-dollar August was hottest on record worldwide, says NASA [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/august-was-hottest-on-record-worldwide-says-nasa #Climate #climate change #global warming #pollution #atmosphere #energy #space]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/august-was-hottest-on-record-worldwide-says-nasa First blood test to diagnose depression in adults [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/first-blood-test-to-diagnose-depression-in-adults #brain #depression #mental health #neuroscience #blood]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/first-blood-test-to-diagnose-depression-in-adults Google Glass makes doctors better surgeons, Stanford study shows [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/google-glass-makes-doctors-better-surgeons-stanford-study-shows #surgery #Google #Google Glass #medicine #hardware]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/google-glass-makes-doctors-better-surgeons-stanford-study-shows NASA chooses Boeing £SpaceX to transport human crew on space missions [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/nasa-chooses-boeing-spacex-to-transport-human-crew-on-space-missions #space #NASA #Boeing #SpaceX #commercial spaceflight #satellite]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/nasa-chooses-boeing-spacex-to-transport-human-crew-on-space-missions Spaceship Earth Grants competition offers chance of a trip into space [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/spaceship-earth-grants-competition-offers-chance-of-a-trip-into-space #space #commercial spaceflight #NASA #crowdfunding]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/spaceship-earth-grants-competition-offers-chance-of-a-trip-into-space Google is Testing Drones That Could Bring Internet Connectivity to Remote Lands [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-is-testing-drones-that-could-bring-internet-connectivity-to-remote-lands #Google #drones #internet #online #Wi-Fi]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-is-testing-drones-that-could-bring-internet-connectivity-to-remote-lands Genetically, Schizophrenia Is At Least Eight Separate Diseases [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/genetically-schizophrenia-is-at-least-eight-separate-diseases #brain #schizophrenia #health #neuroscience #genes #genetics]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/genetically-schizophrenia-is-at-least-eight-separate-diseases Four Enormous Projects That Could Save Coastal Cities in Our Flooded Future [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/four-enormous-projects-that-could-save-coastal-cities-in-our-flooded-future #sea #ocean #tides #climate change]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/four-enormous-projects-that-could-save-coastal-cities-in-our-flooded-future Climate change remedies 'affordable' [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/climate-change-remedies-affordable-says-global-body #climate change #global warming #pollution #energy]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/climate-change-remedies-affordable-says-global-body What Is the Universe? Mind Bending Answers From Physics [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/what-is-the-universe-physics-has-some-mind-bending-answers #space #universe #physics #astronomy #cosmology]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/what-is-the-universe-physics-has-some-mind-bending-answers Martian meteorite yields more evidence of the possibility of life on Mars [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/martian-meteorite-yields-more-evidence-of-the-possibility-of-life-on-mars #Mars #space #meteorite #life #astronomy #biology ]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/martian-meteorite-yields-more-evidence-of-the-possibility-of-life-on-mars Google launches Android One to bring smartphones to everyone [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-launches-android-one-in-india-its-plan-to-bring-quality-smartphones-to-everyone #Google #Android #mobile #smartphone #Android One]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-launches-android-one-in-india-its-plan-to-bring-quality-smartphones-to-everyone Brain may 'compensate' for Alzheimer's damage [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-may-compensate-for-alzheimer-s-damage #brain #Alzheimer's #dementia #neurons #neuroscience]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-may-compensate-for-alzheimer-s-damage MIT's electric Cheetah robot silently bounds across campus [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/mit-s-electric-cheetah-robot-silently-bounds-across-campus #MIT #robot #robotics #cheetah #hardware]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/mit-s-electric-cheetah-robot-silently-bounds-across-campus Next-Gen Glaucoma Treatments: [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/next-gen-glaucoma-treatments- #glaucoma #smartphone #mobile #health #Google Glass #eye]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/next-gen-glaucoma-treatments- Predicting the spread of disease with Google Earth [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/predicting-and-preventing-the-spread-of-infectious-disease-with-google-earth #Google #Google Earth #pandemic #disease #prediction]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/predicting-and-preventing-the-spread-of-infectious-disease-with-google-earth First ban on shark and manta ray trade comes into force [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/first-ban-on-shark-and-manta-ray-trade-comes-into-force #shark #ocean #nature #conservation #sea #biology]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/first-ban-on-shark-and-manta-ray-trade-comes-into-force Artificial spleen cleans up blood [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/artificial-spleen-cleans-up-blood #health #medicine #spleen #infection #disease #blood]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:04:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/artificial-spleen-cleans-up-blood