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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ How Technology Brought Us Closer to the Future in 2014 [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/how-technology-brought-us-closer-to-the-future-in-2014 #future #2014 #technology #science #breakthrough #innovation]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/how-technology-brought-us-closer-to-the-future-in-2014 Rouble turmoil leads to Apple halting online sales in Russia [Online] http://www.planettechnews.com/online/rouble-turmoil-leads-to-apple-halting-online-sales-in-russia #Apple #business #iPhone #Russia #economics]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/online/rouble-turmoil-leads-to-apple-halting-online-sales-in-russia Lunar Mission Kickstarter Campaign Meets its Funding Target [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/lunar-mission-kickstarter-campaign-meets-its-funding-target #moon #Lunar Mission One #space #UK #Kickstarter #crowdsourcing #online]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/lunar-mission-kickstarter-campaign-meets-its-funding-target Running and Walking May Lower Alzheimer's Disease Risk [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/running-and-walking-may-lower-alzheimer-s-disease-risk #brain #Alzheimer's #dementia #neurons #neuroscience #exercise]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/running-and-walking-may-lower-alzheimer-s-disease-risk Some exoplanets may get squished by gravity from stars [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/some-exoplanets-may-get-squished-by-gravity-from-stars #space #star #planet #exoplanet #gravity]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/some-exoplanets-may-get-squished-by-gravity-from-stars NASA's Curiosity rover has detected methane on Mars [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-s-curiosity-rover-has-detected-methane-on-mars #Mars #methane #gas #life #biology #space #NASA]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-s-curiosity-rover-has-detected-methane-on-mars For Google Ventures, 2014 yielded 16 exits and a strong focus on life sciences and health tech [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/for-google-ventures-2014-yielded-16-exits-and-a-strong-focus-on-life-sciences-and-health-tech #Google #Google Ventures #venture capital #investment #medical]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/for-google-ventures-2014-yielded-16-exits-and-a-strong-focus-on-life-sciences-and-health-tech Mobile Computing, the Metatrend of the Past Decade [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/mobile-the-metatrend-of-the-decade #mobile #smartphone #hardware #online #computing]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/mobile-the-metatrend-of-the-decade Arctic sea ice volume holds up in 2014 [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/arctic-sea-ice-volume-holds-up-in-2014 #Climate #climate change #global warming #pollution #atmosphere #energy #ice]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/arctic-sea-ice-volume-holds-up-in-2014 New pulsed-magnetic method uses nanorods to deliver drugs [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/new-pulsed-magnetic-method-uses-nanorods-to-deliver-drugs-deeply-in-the-body #nanotechnology #drugs #cancer #medicine #tumor]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/new-pulsed-magnetic-method-uses-nanorods-to-deliver-drugs-deeply-in-the-body Google Glass is Headed to the ISS [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/google-glass-is-headed-to-the-international-space-station #space #ISS #Google #Google Glass #SpaceX]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/google-glass-is-headed-to-the-international-space-station Paul Allen Gives $100 Million for New Institute for Cell Science with Major Focus on Stem Cells [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/paul-allen-gives-100-million-for-new-institute-for-cell-science-with-major-focus-on-stem-cells #cell #biology #stem cells #regenerative medicine #medicine #health]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/paul-allen-gives-100-million-for-new-institute-for-cell-science-with-major-focus-on-stem-cells Earth faces sixth great extinction [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/earth-faces-sixth-great-extinction #biology #life #animals #conservation #extinction #ecosystem]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/earth-faces-sixth-great-extinction UN members agree to a deal at the Lima climate talks [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/un-members-agree-deal-at-lima-climate-talks #Climate #climate change #global warming #pollution #atmosphere #energy]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/un-members-agree-deal-at-lima-climate-talks How did life become complex, and could it happen beyond Earth? [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/how-did-life-become-complex-and-could-it-happen-beyond-earth- #life #Earth #space #planet #evolution #biology #chemistry]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/how-did-life-become-complex-and-could-it-happen-beyond-earth- Can AI save us from AI? [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/can-ai-save-us-from-ai- #AI #artificial intelligence #machine learning #robot #robotics #threat #singularity]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/can-ai-save-us-from-ai- Virgin is Cancelling its Deep-Ocean Mission [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/virgin-is-cancelling-its-deep-ocean-mission #ocean #sea #exploration #Virgin #submarine]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/virgin-is-cancelling-its-deep-ocean-mission Saving information on a computer boosts human memory resources for new information [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/saving-information-on-a-computer-boosts-human-memory-resources-for-new-information #brain #memory #computer #technology #neuroscience]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/saving-information-on-a-computer-boosts-human-memory-resources-for-new-information Google internet balloons and drones could boost GDP by trillions and save millions of lives [Online] http://www.planettechnews.com/online/google-internet-balloons-and-drones-could-boost-gdp-by-trillions-and-save-millions-of-lives #Google #balloons #Project Loon #mobile #internet #drone]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/online/google-internet-balloons-and-drones-could-boost-gdp-by-trillions-and-save-millions-of-lives Google wants to advance the Internet of things, offers grants for open innovation research proposals [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/google-wants-to-advance-the-internet-of-things-offers-grants-for-open-innovation-research-proposals #Google #online #internet of things #internet #devices ]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/google-wants-to-advance-the-internet-of-things-offers-grants-for-open-innovation-research-proposals How Minecraft may make Bitcoin the official currency of virtual worlds [Online] http://www.planettechnews.com/online/how-minecraft-may-make-bitcoin-the-official-currency-of-virtual-worlds #Minecraft #online #virtual world #Bitcoin #currency #cryptocurrency]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/online/how-minecraft-may-make-bitcoin-the-official-currency-of-virtual-worlds Seven life-changing surgeries made possible by 3D printing [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/seven-life-changing-surgeries-made-possible-by-3d-printing #surgery #3D printing #medicine #hardware #innovation]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/seven-life-changing-surgeries-made-possible-by-3d-printing Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/top-10-physics-breakthroughs-listed #physics #innovation #space #science]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/top-10-physics-breakthroughs-listed A new low-cost way to create 3D nanostructures [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/a-new-low-cost-way-to-create-3d-nanostructures #nanotechnology #3D #nanolithography #nanomedicine #printing]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/a-new-low-cost-way-to-create-3d-nanostructures With a blown up rocket, Orbital Sciences hitches a ride to space [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/with-a-blown-up-rocket-orbital-sciences-hitches-a-ride-to-space #space #NASA #Orbital Sciences #rocket #Atlas #ISS]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/with-a-blown-up-rocket-orbital-sciences-hitches-a-ride-to-space Sugar worse than salt row erupts [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/-sugar-worse-than-salt-row-erupts #sugar #health #food #salt #heart #blood #nutrition]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/-sugar-worse-than-salt-row-erupts Superbugs to kill 'more than cancer' by 2050 [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/superbugs-to-kill-more-than-cancer-by-2050 #infection #bacteria #health #medicine #cancer]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/superbugs-to-kill-more-than-cancer-by-2050 Experimental food additive makes people feel full sooner [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/experimental-food-additive-makes-people-feel-full-sooner #food #obesity #nutrition #insulin #diet #hormone]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/experimental-food-additive-makes-people-feel-full-sooner Brain inflammation a hallmark of autism, large-scale analysis shows [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-inflammation-a-hallmark-of-autism-large-scale-analysis-shows #brain #autism #mental health #immune #neuroscience]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-inflammation-a-hallmark-of-autism-large-scale-analysis-shows Wi-Fi Pioneer Predicts the Future of Wireless Technology and Mobile [Online] http://www.planettechnews.com/online/wi-fi-pioneer-predicts-the-future-of-wireless-technology-and-mobile- #mobile #smartphone #Wi-Fi #internet #online #wireless]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:25:01 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/online/wi-fi-pioneer-predicts-the-future-of-wireless-technology-and-mobile-