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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ Brain stimulation 'helps in stroke' [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-stimulation-helps-in-stroke- #brain #stoke #medicine #neuroscience]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-stimulation-helps-in-stroke- Directing Venom To Fight Cancer [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/directing-venom-to-fight-cancer #venom #bees #cancer #tumors #medicine #drug]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/directing-venom-to-fight-cancer Study Reveals Immune System is Dazed and Confused During Spaceflight [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/study-reveals-immune-system-is-dazed-and-confused-during-spaceflight #space #medicine #immune system #spaceflight #ISS]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/study-reveals-immune-system-is-dazed-and-confused-during-spaceflight SpaceX raising $200M in funding at $10 billion valuation [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-reportedly-raising-200-million-in-funding-at-10-billion-valuation #space #SpaceX #Elon Musk #satellite #NASA #rocket]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-reportedly-raising-200-million-in-funding-at-10-billion-valuation Black Holes? I??ll Take a Medium, Please [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/black-holes-i-ll-take-a-medium-please #black hole #space #cosmology #astronomy #universe #star]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/black-holes-i-ll-take-a-medium-please Genes point to immune role in Alzheimer's disease [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/genes-point-to-immune-role-in-alzheimer-s-disease #brain #Alzheimer's #dementia #genetics #genes #DNA]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/genes-point-to-immune-role-in-alzheimer-s-disease Bypass Commands From the Brain to Legs Through a Computer [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/bypass-commands-from-the-brain-to-legs-through-a-computer #brain #injury #neurons #medicine #surgery]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/bypass-commands-from-the-brain-to-legs-through-a-computer NASA Study Finds Arctic Ice Reduced by Half in Some Areas [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-study-finds-arctic-ice-reduced-by-half-in-some-areas #ice #climate change #global warming #NASA]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-study-finds-arctic-ice-reduced-by-half-in-some-areas Could tensions over Ukraine hit space? [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/could-tensions-over-ukraine-hit-space- #space #space race #NASA #Russia]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/could-tensions-over-ukraine-hit-space- Depression 'more common' in early Parkinson's [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/depression-more-common-in-early-parkinson-s #depression #health #mental health #Parkinson's]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/depression-more-common-in-early-parkinson-s Yes, Google Maps is tracking you through your smartphone. Here??s how to stop it [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/yes-google-maps-is-tracking-you-here-s-how-to-stop-it #Google #Google maps #tracking #software #online]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/yes-google-maps-is-tracking-you-here-s-how-to-stop-it NASA is Working on Origami Solar Arrays That Unfurls in Space [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/nasa-is-working-on-origami-solar-arrays-that-unfurls-in-space #space #NASA #solar panel #energy]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/nasa-is-working-on-origami-solar-arrays-that-unfurls-in-space New analysis links the height of trees to the climate [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/new-analysis-links-tree-height-to-climate #trees #nature #climate #ecology #biology]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/new-analysis-links-tree-height-to-climate Lab grown neurons give scientists a real-time glimpse into how the brain works [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/lab-grown-neurons-give-scientists-a-real-time-glimpse-into-how-the-brain-works #brain #neurons #neuroscience #cells #imaging]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/lab-grown-neurons-give-scientists-a-real-time-glimpse-into-how-the-brain-works Sponge Could Help Fill Gaps Where Bone Can't Regrow Itself [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/sponge-could-help-fill-gaps-where-bone-can-t-regrow-itself #bone #healing #sponge #surgery #health #medicine]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/sponge-could-help-fill-gaps-where-bone-can-t-regrow-itself We may be one step closer to a cure for jet lag [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/we-may-be-one-step-closer-to-a-cure-for-jet-lag #jet lag #sleep #circadian #genes #genetics #brain]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/we-may-be-one-step-closer-to-a-cure-for-jet-lag Near-Earth Asteroid Held Together by Unknown Force [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/near-earth-asteroid-held-together-by-unknown-force #space #asteroid #Earth #gravity]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/near-earth-asteroid-held-together-by-unknown-force Why 3 Google execs have left for Chinese companies in a year [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/why-3-google-execs-have-left-for-chinese-companies-in-a-year #Google #China #AI #artificial intelligence #Google brain #Baidu]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/why-3-google-execs-have-left-for-chinese-companies-in-a-year Extreme Rainfall Is The New Normal, And We're Not Ready For It [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/extreme-rainfall-is-the-new-normal-and-we-re-not-ready-for-it #climate #climate change #global warming #pollution #atmosphere #rain #floods]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/extreme-rainfall-is-the-new-normal-and-we-re-not-ready-for-it Bacterial biosurgery shows promise for reducing the size of inoperable tumors [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/bacterial-biosurgery-shows-promise-for-reducing-the-size-of-inoperable-tumors #cancer #tumor #health #bacteria]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/bacterial-biosurgery-shows-promise-for-reducing-the-size-of-inoperable-tumors Blood-brain-barrier disruption with high-frequency pulsed electric fields [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/blood-brain-barrier-disruption-with-high-frequency-pulsed-electric-fields #brain #neuroscience #cancer #blood]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/blood-brain-barrier-disruption-with-high-frequency-pulsed-electric-fields Recent Glacial Melt Mostly Caused By Man-Made Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Study Finds [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/recent-glacial-melt-mostly-caused-by-man-made-greenhouse-gas-emissions-study-finds #Climate #climate change #global warming #pollution #atmosphere #glacier #ice]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/recent-glacial-melt-mostly-caused-by-man-made-greenhouse-gas-emissions-study-finds Adrenaline Shots May Not Help People Survive Cardiac Arrest [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/adrenaline-shots-may-not-help-people-survive-cardiac-arrest #heart attack #health #heart #adrenaline #placebo]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/adrenaline-shots-may-not-help-people-survive-cardiac-arrest The Super-Imaging Satellite That Will Double Google Maps Resolution [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/the-super-imaging-satellite-that-will-double-google-maps-resolution #space #satellite #maps #space imaging]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/the-super-imaging-satellite-that-will-double-google-maps-resolution Confused Sharks Keep Trying to Eat Google's Undersea Data Cables [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/confused-sharks-keep-trying-to-eat-google-s-undersea-data-cables #shark #cable #Google #fiber]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/confused-sharks-keep-trying-to-eat-google-s-undersea-data-cables Being overweight or obese 'linked to 10 common cancers' [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/being-overweight-or-obese-linked-to-10-common-cancers- #cancer #weight #nutrition #health #tumor]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/being-overweight-or-obese-linked-to-10-common-cancers- Intel??s contribution to solving Parkinson??s: big data analytics [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/intel-s-contribution-to-solving-parkinson-s-big-data-analytics #Intel #healthcare #Parkinson's #big data #analytics #data]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/intel-s-contribution-to-solving-parkinson-s-big-data-analytics Machine predicts heart attacks 4 hours before doctors [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/machine-predicts-heart-attacks-4-hours-before-doctors #heart attack #health #heart #hospital #machine learning]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/machine-predicts-heart-attacks-4-hours-before-doctors Where Do You Draw the Line Between the Sky and Space? [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/where-do-you-draw-the-line-between-the-sky-and-space- #space #Earth #atmosphere #aviation #rocket]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/where-do-you-draw-the-line-between-the-sky-and-space- 2 out of 5 Americans to develop type 2 diabetes during their life [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/2-out-of-every-5-americans-expected-to-develop-type-2-diabetes-during-their-lifetime #diabetes #weight #sugar #obesity #glucose #insulin #health]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:47 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/2-out-of-every-5-americans-expected-to-develop-type-2-diabetes-during-their-lifetime