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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ We Can Now Tell a Person??s Age Range From Crime Scene Blood [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/we-can-now-tell-a-person-s-age-range-from-crime-scene-blood #blood #aging #age #biotechnology #research #health #medicine]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:38 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/we-can-now-tell-a-person-s-age-range-from-crime-scene-blood Climate change: UK to set new emissions target [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/climate-change-uk-to-set-new-emissions-target #UK #energy #climate #fossil fuels #renewable energy #environment]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:38 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/climate-change-uk-to-set-new-emissions-target Country pledges overshoot Paris temperature limit [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/country-pledges-overshoot-paris-temperature-limit #climate change #global warming #climate #environment #CO2 #Paris]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:38 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/country-pledges-overshoot-paris-temperature-limit Marijuana compound removes alzheimer??s plaque from brain cells, study finds [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/marijuana-compound-removes-alzheimer-s-plaque-from-brain-cells-study-finds #brain #Alzheimer's #dementia #research #health #medicine #drug]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/marijuana-compound-removes-alzheimer-s-plaque-from-brain-cells-study-finds HTC Vive announces $10 billion VR Venture Capital Alliance [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/htc-vive-announces-10-billion-vr-venture-capital-alliance #VR #gaming #virtual reality #Oculus #Vive #business #hardware #software #venture capital #entepreneurship]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/htc-vive-announces-10-billion-vr-venture-capital-alliance Zika vaccine 'works very well' in mice [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/zika-vaccine-works-very-well-in-mice #Zika #health #vaccine #biotechnology #medicine #virus]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/zika-vaccine-works-very-well-in-mice NASA??s Mars-Bound Rocket Just Passed a Major Test [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-s-mars-bound-rocket-just-passed-a-major-test #space #Mars #NASA #SLS #rocket #hardware #engineering]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-s-mars-bound-rocket-just-passed-a-major-test Texting Produces an Entirely New Kind of Brain Wave Pattern [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/texting-produces-an-entirely-new-kind-of-brain-wave-pattern #brain #neuroscience #mind #smartphone #gadget #research]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/texting-produces-an-entirely-new-kind-of-brain-wave-pattern North America Is Set to Announce Its Most Ambitious Clean Energy Target Yet [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/north-america-is-set-to-announce-its-most-ambitious-clean-energy-target-yet #energy #renewable energy #clean energy #business #climate change #fossil fuels]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/north-america-is-set-to-announce-its-most-ambitious-clean-energy-target-yet China successfully launched new Long March 7, to be used to launch upgraded space stations [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/china-successfully-launched-new-long-march-7-which-will-be-used-to-launch-upgraded-space-stations #space #China #Long March 7 #rocket #space station #hardware]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/china-successfully-launched-new-long-march-7-which-will-be-used-to-launch-upgraded-space-stations Oculus lifts headset game restrictions [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/oculus-lifts-headset-game-restrictions #Oculus #VR #virtual reality #hardware #software #business #Vive #Valve]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/oculus-lifts-headset-game-restrictions Ancient Mars Was Even More Earth-Like Than We Imagined [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/ancient-mars-was-even-more-earth-like-than-we-imagined #Mars #space #NASA #Curiosity #planet #research]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/ancient-mars-was-even-more-earth-like-than-we-imagined Artificial synapse said to rival biological synapses in energy consumption and function [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/artificial-synapse-said-to-rival-biological-synapses-in-energy-consumption-and-function #brain #neuroscience #synapse #electronics #engineering #AI]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/artificial-synapse-said-to-rival-biological-synapses-in-energy-consumption-and-function Google will reportedly release its own phone this year [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-will-reportedly-release-its-own-phone-this-year #Google #Alphabet #phone #hardware #smartphone #mobile]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-will-reportedly-release-its-own-phone-this-year MESSENGER Finds New Evidence for Water Ice at Mercury's Poles [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/messenger-finds-new-evidence-for-water-ice-at-mercury-s-poles #ice #space #Mercury #astronomy #planet #chemistry]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/messenger-finds-new-evidence-for-water-ice-at-mercury-s-poles Human Clinical Trials of the Anti-Aging Compound NMN to Start in Japan [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/human-clinical-trials-of-the-anti-aging-compound-nmn-to-start-in-japan #aging #anti-aging #life extension #biology #medicine #research #biotechnology]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/human-clinical-trials-of-the-anti-aging-compound-nmn-to-start-in-japan Former NASA ISS manager planning commercial space station venture [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/former-nasa-iss-manager-planning-commercial-space-station-venture #space #hardware #ISS #space station #commercial space #Bigelow #NASA]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/former-nasa-iss-manager-planning-commercial-space-station-venture NASA approves five more years for Hubble Space Telescope [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-approves-five-more-years-for-hubble-space-telescope #space #Hubble #telescope #hardware #astronomy #NASA]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-approves-five-more-years-for-hubble-space-telescope Artificial Intelligence Explodes: New Deal Activity Record For AI Startups [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/artificial-intelligence-explodes-new-deal-activity-record-for-ai-startups #AI #business #artificial intelligence #VC #investment #entrepreneuship]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/artificial-intelligence-explodes-new-deal-activity-record-for-ai-startups Long visits to nature linked to improved mental health, study finds [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/long-visits-to-nature-linked-to-improved-mental-health-study-finds #nature #environment #health #mental health #research #psychology]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/long-visits-to-nature-linked-to-improved-mental-health-study-finds Solar Power to Grow Sixfold as Sun Becoming Cheapest Resource [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/solar-power-to-grow-sixfold-as-sun-becoming-cheapest-resource #solar energy #clean energy #energy #renewable energy #power #hardware #business]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/solar-power-to-grow-sixfold-as-sun-becoming-cheapest-resource Brexit big blow to UK science, say top British scientists [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/brexit-big-blow-to-uk-science-say-top-british-scientists #Brexit #EU #science #research #business #UK]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/brexit-big-blow-to-uk-science-say-top-british-scientists An ocean lies a few kilometers beneath Saturn's moon Enceladus's icy surface [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/an-ocean-lies-a-few-kilometers-beneath-saturn-s-moon-enceladus-s-icy-surface #Enceladus #moon #space #chemistry #astronomy #research]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/an-ocean-lies-a-few-kilometers-beneath-saturn-s-moon-enceladus-s-icy-surface What did Earth??s ancient magnetic field look like? [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/what-did-earth-s-ancient-magnetic-field-look-like- #Earth #magnetic field #planet #research #geology]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/what-did-earth-s-ancient-magnetic-field-look-like- Research finds technique for early detection of Alzheimer's in animals [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/research-finds-technique-for-early-detection-of-alzheimer-s-in-animals #health #medicine #research #neuroscience #diagnosis #brain #Alzheimer's]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/research-finds-technique-for-early-detection-of-alzheimer-s-in-animals Secret behind success of breakaway cancer cells uncovered [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/secret-behind-success-of-breakaway-cancer-cells-uncovered #cancer #oncology #health #medicine #research]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/secret-behind-success-of-breakaway-cancer-cells-uncovered The World Economic Forum lists its top 10 emerging technologies of 2016 [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/the-top-10-emerging-technologies-of-2016 #hardware #software #technology #2016 #emerging technology #business]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/the-top-10-emerging-technologies-of-2016 Heart Drug Could Limit Diabetes Blindness [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/heart-drug-could-limit-diabetes-blindness #diabetes #drug #health #medicine #blindness #vision #research]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/heart-drug-could-limit-diabetes-blindness Google seems to be working on warehouse robots [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-seems-to-be-working-on-warehouse-robots #Google #robot #robotics #hardware #business #patent #automation]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-seems-to-be-working-on-warehouse-robots IBM and Xprize open $5M A.I. competition to tackle humanity??s greatest challenges [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/ibm-and-xprize-open-5m-a-i-competition-to-tackle-humanity-s-greatest-challenges #AI #artificial intelligence #computer #software #XPrize #prize]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:43:39 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/ibm-and-xprize-open-5m-a-i-competition-to-tackle-humanity-s-greatest-challenges