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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ Dementia is leading cause of death for women [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/dementia-is-leading-cause-of-death-for-women #Alzheimer's #brain #health #dementia #aging #death]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/dementia-is-leading-cause-of-death-for-women Antares rocket explosion destroyed 26 satellites built by San Francisco??ôs Planet Labs [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/antares-rocket-explosion-destroyed-26-satellites-built-by-san-francisco-s-planet-labs #space #Antares #Orbital Sciences #spaceflight #rocket #ISS]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/antares-rocket-explosion-destroyed-26-satellites-built-by-san-francisco-s-planet-labs The world is losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/the-world-is-losing-2-000-hectares-of-farm-soil-daily-to-salt-damage #salt water #sea #farming #agriculture #irrigation #environment]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/the-world-is-losing-2-000-hectares-of-farm-soil-daily-to-salt-damage Your Retirement May Include a Robot Helper [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/your-retirement-may-include-a-robot-helper #robot #robotics #hardware #telepresence #retirement]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/your-retirement-may-include-a-robot-helper Google is developing cancer and heart attack detector [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/google-is-developing-cancer-and-heart-attack-detector #Google #heart #health #stroke #heart attack #cancer #nanotechnology]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/google-is-developing-cancer-and-heart-attack-detector SpaceX will attempt to land Falcon 9 booster December 9th on a floating platform and then reuse it [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-will-attempt-to-land-falcon-9-boost-december-9th-on-a-floating-platform-and-then-reuse-it #space #SpaceX #Elon Musk #rocket #reusable #ISS]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-will-attempt-to-land-falcon-9-boost-december-9th-on-a-floating-platform-and-then-reuse-it Astronomers discover first "ice giant" exoplanet [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/astronomers-discover-first-ice-giant-exoplanet #space #planets #exoplanet #astronomy #galaxy #universe #ice]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/astronomers-discover-first-ice-giant-exoplanet A Virus May Be the Cure for a Deadly Honeybee Disease [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/virus-may-be-the-cure-for-deadly-honeybee-disease #bees #virus #colony collapse disorder #pollination #biology]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/virus-may-be-the-cure-for-deadly-honeybee-disease Scientists convert human skin cells into brain cells [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/scientists-convert-human-skin-cells-directly-into-brain-cells #brain #neurons #neuroscience #cells]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/scientists-convert-human-skin-cells-directly-into-brain-cells Future medical implants may be powered by sound waves [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/future-medical-implants-may-be-powered-by-sound-waves #medicine #implant #surgery #battery #chip]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/future-medical-implants-may-be-powered-by-sound-waves Test Version of Planetary Resources Space telescope Scheduled to Launch Today [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/test-version-of-planetary-resources-space-telescope-scheduled-to-launch-today #space #spacecraft #asteroid #Planetary Resources #telescope]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/test-version-of-planetary-resources-space-telescope-scheduled-to-launch-today University's ??1m study of eyeball link to Alzheimer's [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/university-s-1m-study-of-eyeball-link-to-alzheimer-s #eye #vision #Alzheimer's #brain #neurons #neuroscience]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/university-s-1m-study-of-eyeball-link-to-alzheimer-s 31 days living at the bottom of the sea [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/31-days-living-under-the-sea #sea #ocean #biology #zoology #exploration]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/31-days-living-under-the-sea Are efforts at total brain simulation putting the cart before the horse? [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/are-efforts-at-total-brain-simulation-putting-the-cart-before-the-horse- #brain #Human Brain Project #brain simulation #neuroscience #neurons]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/are-efforts-at-total-brain-simulation-putting-the-cart-before-the-horse- Brain scans show cause of seasonal affective disorder [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-scans-show-cause-of-seasonal-affective-disorder #Winter #seasons #SAD #brain #psychology #depression #seretonin]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-scans-show-cause-of-seasonal-affective-disorder Can Apple Pay Do to Your Wallet What iTunes Did for Music? [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/can-apple-pay-do-to-your-wallet-what-itunes-did-for-music- #Apple #mobile #smartphone #Apple Pay #commerce]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/can-apple-pay-do-to-your-wallet-what-itunes-did-for-music- SpaceX Plans to Start Reusing Rockets Next Year [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/spacex-plans-to-start-reusing-rockets-next-year #space #SpaceX #Elon Musk #rocket #reusable #ISS]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/spacex-plans-to-start-reusing-rockets-next-year Growing a blood vessel in a week [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/growing-a-blood-vessel-in-a-week #health #stem cells #medicine #blood #vein #surgery #regenerative medicine]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/growing-a-blood-vessel-in-a-week Google CEO Larry Page appoints Sundar Pichai to lead nearly every product at the company [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-ceo-larry-page-appoints-sundar-pichai-to-lead-nearly-every-product-at-the-company #Google #Android #Chrome #Apps #mobile #smartphone #search]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-ceo-larry-page-appoints-sundar-pichai-to-lead-nearly-every-product-at-the-company Climate change caused by ocean, not just atmosphere [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/climate-change-caused-by-ocean-not-just-atmosphere #Climate #climate change #global warming #pollution #atmosphere #energy #ocean]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/climate-change-caused-by-ocean-not-just-atmosphere Google's Alan Eustace beats Baumgartner's skydiving record [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/google-s-alan-eustace-beats-baumgartner-s-skydiving-record #space #skydive #parachute #stratosphere #jump #Google]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/google-s-alan-eustace-beats-baumgartner-s-skydiving-record Surgeons transplant heart that had stopped beating [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/surgeons-transplant-heart-that-had-stopped-beating #heart #transplant #surgery #organ #health #medicine]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/surgeons-transplant-heart-that-had-stopped-beating EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/eu-leaders-agree-co2-emissions-cut #pollution #CO2 #climate change #energy #environment]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/eu-leaders-agree-co2-emissions-cut Science chief warns on acid oceans [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/science-chief-warns-on-acid-oceans #ocean #acid #fish #CO2 #carbon #pollution #sea]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/science-chief-warns-on-acid-oceans Will cosmic rays threaten Mars One, and other deep-space astronaut projects? [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/will-cosmic-rays-threaten-mars-one-and-other-deep-space-astronaut-projects- #space #Mars #astronaut #cosmic rays #radiation #NASA]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/will-cosmic-rays-threaten-mars-one-and-other-deep-space-astronaut-projects- How Magic Leap??ôs Augmented Reality Works [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/how-magic-leap-s-augmented-reality-works #Google #Augmented Reality #Magic Leap #wearable #Virtual Reality #VR]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/how-magic-leap-s-augmented-reality-works Researchers head to Antarctic to study ice sheet lakes [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/climate-change-researchers-head-to-antarctic-to-study-mysterious-ice-sheet-lakes #Antarctica #ice #exploration #lake #Antarctic]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/climate-change-researchers-head-to-antarctic-to-study-mysterious-ice-sheet-lakes Brain barrier opened for first time to treat cancer [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-barrier-opened-for-first-time-to-treat-cancer #brain #blood #medicine #cancer #chemotherapy #tumor ]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/brain-barrier-opened-for-first-time-to-treat-cancer What does the next generation telescope need to detect life? [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/what-does-the-next-generation-telescope-need-to-detect-life- #space #planets #exoplanet #astronomy #telescope #alien #life]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/what-does-the-next-generation-telescope-need-to-detect-life- US 'probes hackable flaws' in medical devices [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/us-probes-hackable-flaws-in-medical-devices #medicine #health #hardware #pacemaker #drug]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:39:46 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/us-probes-hackable-flaws-in-medical-devices