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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ PTN interviews Jo??o Pedro de Magalh??es on his insights into cryonics and aging [Interviews] http://www.planettechnews.com/interviews/ptn-interviews-jo-o-pedro-de-magalh-es-on-his-insights-into-cryonics-and-aging #Interview #Jo??o Pedro de Magalh??es #aging #cryonics #genetics #research #biology #medicine]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/interviews/ptn-interviews-jo-o-pedro-de-magalh-es-on-his-insights-into-cryonics-and-aging Solar Cost Hits World's New Low, Half the Price of Coal in Chile [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/solar-cost-hits-world-s-new-low-half-the-price-of-coal-in-chile #solar #energy #renewable #hardware #business]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/solar-cost-hits-world-s-new-low-half-the-price-of-coal-in-chile China unveils its Mars 2020 probe and science goals [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/china-unveils-its-mars-2020-probe-and-science-goals #Mars #space #hardware #robot #China]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/china-unveils-its-mars-2020-probe-and-science-goals NASA Funds Plan to Turn Used Rocket Fuel Tanks Into Space Habitats [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-funds-plan-to-turn-used-rocket-fuel-tanks-into-space-habitats #space #NASA #rocket #hardware #space station #space habitat #orbit]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-funds-plan-to-turn-used-rocket-fuel-tanks-into-space-habitats Gene Therapy produces Dopamine in the Brain as path to Parkinsons treatment [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/gene-therapy-produces-dopamine-in-the-brain-as-path-to-parkinsons-treatment #brain #Parkinson's #drug #gene #gene therapy #genetic engineering]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/gene-therapy-produces-dopamine-in-the-brain-as-path-to-parkinsons-treatment Decoy drug could prevent cancer's spread [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/decoy-drug-could-prevent-cancer-s-spread #cancer #oncology #health #medicine #drug #research]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/decoy-drug-could-prevent-cancer-s-spread The Future of the Internet of Things [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/the-future-of-the-internet-of-things #IoT #internet #online #software #hardware #automation #business]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/the-future-of-the-internet-of-things Van Allen probes capture how Earth's radiation belts respond to giant solar storm [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/van-allen-probes-capture-how-earth-s-radiation-belts-respond-to-giant-solar-storm #space #Earth #research #satellite #Van Allen]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/van-allen-probes-capture-how-earth-s-radiation-belts-respond-to-giant-solar-storm One micron thick solar cells and three micron thick OLED displays [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/one-micron-thick-solar-cells-and-three-micron-thick-oled-displays #solar #hardware #research #energy #solar power #solar cell]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/one-micron-thick-solar-cells-and-three-micron-thick-oled-displays Chinese scientists study viability of manned radar station on the moon [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/chinese-scientists-study-viability-of-manned-radar-station-on-the-moon #space #moon #China #research #Earth]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/chinese-scientists-study-viability-of-manned-radar-station-on-the-moon First 'gold-standard' trial of ketamine's anti-depressant effects launched [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/first-gold-standard-trial-of-ketamine-s-anti-depressant-effects-launched #depression #ketamine #drug #health #medicine #mental health]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/first-gold-standard-trial-of-ketamine-s-anti-depressant-effects-launched A new machinne learning algorithm can be used to detect poverty from space [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/new-algorithm-can-detect-poverty #space #machine learning #satellite #AI #hardware #software]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/new-algorithm-can-detect-poverty A Nearby Exoplanet Might Have Oxygen-Rich Atmosphere [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nearby-exoplanet-might-have-oxygen-rich-atmosphere #space #exoplanet #astronomy #research]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nearby-exoplanet-might-have-oxygen-rich-atmosphere How chatbots can help small business [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/how-chatbots-can-help-small-business #bot #software #chatbot #business #online #AI #artificial intelligence]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/how-chatbots-can-help-small-business Zika infection may affect adult brain cells [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/zika-infection-may-affect-adult-brain-cells #brain #Zika #virus #infection #health #medicine]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/zika-infection-may-affect-adult-brain-cells With the installation of the Docking Adapter, the ISS is ready for the private spaceflight era [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/with-the-installation-of-the-docking-adapter-the-iss-is-ready-for-the-private-spaceflight-era #space #hardware #ISS #space station #commercial space #NASA]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/with-the-installation-of-the-docking-adapter-the-iss-is-ready-for-the-private-spaceflight-era A new Goldilocks for habitable planets [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/a-new-goldilocks-for-habitable-planets #space #planet #exoplanet #life #biology]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/a-new-goldilocks-for-habitable-planets AI to explain its conclusions and its reasoning to humans [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/ai-to-explain-its-conclusions-and-its-reasoning-to-humans #AI #artificial intelligence #computer #software #deep learning #neural network #chatbot]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/ai-to-explain-its-conclusions-and-its-reasoning-to-humans Intel Bets Big on Deep Learning [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/intel-bets-big-on-deep-learning #AI #artificial intelligence #computer #software #deep learning #neural network #Intel]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/intel-bets-big-on-deep-learning SpaceX plans to use more carbon fiber for lighter rockets as reusing stages justifies higher expenses [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-plans-to-use-a-lot-more-carbon-fiber-for-lighter-rockets-as-reusing-stages-justifies-higher-expenses-for-better-rockets #space #SpaceX #rocket #business #Elon Musk #hardware]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-plans-to-use-a-lot-more-carbon-fiber-for-lighter-rockets-as-reusing-stages-justifies-higher-expenses-for-better-rockets Mayo Clinic, collaborators working to advance aging research via clinical trials [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/mayo-clinic-collaborators-working-to-advance-aging-research-via-clinical-trials #aging #anti-aging #life extension #biology #medicine #research #biotechnology]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/mayo-clinic-collaborators-working-to-advance-aging-research-via-clinical-trials Have We Been Wrong About the Origins of Life? [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/have-we-been-wrong-about-the-origins-of-life- #life #biology #evolution #research #chemistry]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/have-we-been-wrong-about-the-origins-of-life- Adorable Robot Assistant Pepper Now Available in the US [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/adorable-robot-assistant-pepper-now-available-in-the-us #Pepper #robot #AI #robotics #hardware #software #business]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/adorable-robot-assistant-pepper-now-available-in-the-us Mars colony design finalists will be 3D-printed to scale £tested in Mojave [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/mars-colony-design-finalists-will-be-3d-printed-to-scale-tested-in-mojave #Mars #space #NASA #3D printing #planet #research]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/mars-colony-design-finalists-will-be-3d-printed-to-scale-tested-in-mojave Neuroprosthesis to mimic, repair and improve cognition [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/neuroprosthesis-to-mimic-repair-and-improve-cognition #brain #Alzheimer's #dementia #research #health #medicine]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/neuroprosthesis-to-mimic-repair-and-improve-cognition Parkinson's could potentially be detected by an eye test [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/parkinson-s-could-potentially-be-detected-by-an-eye-test #brain #Parkinson's #eye #eye test #medicine #research]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/parkinson-s-could-potentially-be-detected-by-an-eye-test NASA's Next Mars Rover Intensifies Hunt for Extinct Martian Microbes [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-s-next-mars-rover-intensifies-hunt-for-extinct-martian-microbes #space #Mars #NASA #rover #life #biology]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-s-next-mars-rover-intensifies-hunt-for-extinct-martian-microbes Schizophrenia emerged after humans diverged from Neanderthals [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/schizophrenia-emerged-after-humans-diverged-from-neanderthals #brain #neuroscience #evolution #mental health #schizophrenia]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/schizophrenia-emerged-after-humans-diverged-from-neanderthals Elon Musk's OpenAI continues to poach talent [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/elon-musk-s-openai-continues-to-poach-talent #AI #artificial intelligence #computer #software #deep learning #neural network #chatbot]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/elon-musk-s-openai-continues-to-poach-talent Super-resolution 3D microscopy images cells in unprecedented detail [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/super-resolution-3d-microscopy-images-cells-in-unprecedented-detail #microscope #cell #biology #imaging #medicine #hardware]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:01:21 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/super-resolution-3d-microscopy-images-cells-in-unprecedented-detail