Social Media Sidebar

Announcement

Please sign up, comment on articles and bring your friends!

Current poll

PlanetTech is asking:

What do you think about our new web site?

Love it, indeed
Really good solution
Same as old one
The old one was better
This is a new option

Quote of the day

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.

 

Thomas Edison

Science

China is working towards a...
votes (92)
Spacex says China is their...
votes (90)
3D printing lowers...
votes (86)
The Rosetta Spacecraft Is...
votes (84)
Spacex shows the re...
votes (81)

Water May Not Be So Important for Life After All

Posted in Science on 10th Aug, 2012 11:19 AM
by AlexMuller
Common knowledge suggests that water is the most important molecule required for life to survive. But new research shows that proteins that usually contain it can function perfectly well without it
Rate this!
+2

Low Power Chips to Model a Billion Neurons

Posted in Science on 10th Aug, 2012 10:29 AM
by AlexMuller
A miniature, massively parallel computer, powered by a million ARM processors, could produce the best brain simulations yet
Rate this!
+5

July 2012 was hottest US month since records began

Posted in Science on 9th Aug, 2012 03:29 AM
by AlexMuller
July was the hottest month the continental US has seen since records began, federal scientists have said.
Rate this!
+4

New Study Suggests Pacific Ocean is Polluted With Coffee?

Posted in Science on 8th Aug, 2012 08:02 AM
by AlexMuller
People arent the only ones getting a jolt from caffeine these days; in a new study scientists found elevated concentrations of caffeine in the Pacific Ocean
Rate this!
+3

Future foods: what will we be eating in 20 years time?

Posted in Science on 7th Aug, 2012 05:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Insects may become a staple of our diet: a great source of protein
Rate this!
+0

Memory improves for older adults using brain fitness program

Posted in Science on 7th Aug, 2012 05:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have found that older adults who regularly used a brain fitness program on a computer demonstrated significantly improved memory and language skills.
Rate this!
+3

How micron-scale swimming robots could deliver drugs and carry cargo

Posted in Science on 7th Aug, 2012 05:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have used complex computational models to design swimming micro-robots that could carry cargo and navigate in response to stimuli such as light.
Rate this!
+2

New Study Links Current Events To Climate Change

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2012 04:13 PM
by AlexMuller
The relentless, weather gone crazy type of heat that has blistered the United States and other parts of the world in recent years is so rare that it cant be anything but man made global warming
Rate this!
+5

NASA announces advanced technology proposals

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2012 04:02 PM
by AlexMuller
A proposal for building using lunar soil to make concrete for outposts was among the winners announced by NASA
Rate this!
+5

Touchdown! Curiosity lands safely on Mars

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2012 03:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Mars lander Curiosity has landed safely on Mars. After a 253 day voyage punctuated by a dramatic plunge through the Martian atmosphere, the rover has reported that it is on the ground.
Rate this!
+6

New flu virus found in seals concerns scientists

Posted in Science on 5th Aug, 2012 03:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists in the United States have identified a new strain of influenza in harbour seals that could potentially impact human and animal health.
Rate this!
+5

Mass graves show how volcano caused global catastrophe

Posted in Science on 5th Aug, 2012 02:17 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists search for the explosive source of a disaster that wiped out almost a third of Londoners in 1258.
Rate this!
+1

Curiosity Chances? Most Mars Missions Crash, Burn or Disappear

Posted in Science on 5th Aug, 2012 02:05 PM
by AlexMuller
30% success rate landing on Mars. Is anyone else feeling anxious or nervous about Curiosity successfully landing (outside of NASA of course)?
Rate this!
+4

The key to life on Mars may well be found in Chile

Posted in Science on 4th Aug, 2012 11:38 PM
by AlexMuller
A Nasa space rover is set to land on the red planet. But the driest place on Earth may be a better place to look
Rate this!
+0

Boeing, SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Win a total of $1.1 billion from NASA for Manned Space Taxis

Posted in Science on 3rd Aug, 2012 08:08 PM
by AlexMuller
NASA is setting aside $460 million for Boeing, $440 million for SpaceX and $212.5 million for Sierra Nevada
Rate this!
+3

Tailor made viruses for enhanced cancer therapy

Posted in Science on 3rd Aug, 2012 08:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Parvoviruses specifically kill cancer cells and are already in the clinical trial stage for treating malignant brain tumors.
Rate this!
+3

Recent headlines

  • Posted in Business on 2018-05-21 16:28:10
    Anti-nuclear policies increased global carbon by 18%..read more
    Posted in Medicine on 2018-05-21 16:22:31
    Magic mushroom treatment improves emotional face.....read more
    Posted in Medicine on 2018-05-21 16:18:57
    Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel.....read more
    Posted in Software on 2018-05-21 16:14:32
    3 key artificial intelligence benefits for the future of.....read more
    Posted in Medicine on 2018-05-20 11:05:43
    Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients.....read more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-10 01:33
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in about.....read more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-20 07:17
Spacex says China is their main competitor for commercial.....read more
Posted in Software on 2013-10-20 06:43
Pirate Bay Browser Clocks 1,000,000 Downloads..read more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-10 02:10
Google reportedly investing hundreds of millions into new.....read more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-14 03:13
Endothelial Cells Can Repair and Regenerate Organs,.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Spacex says China is their main competitor for commercial.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Staring at Your Phone Could Be Making You Short Sighted..read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Oculus Rift virtual reality headset coming to mobile, but.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in about.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Delivering drugs via nanoparticles to target mitochondria..read more

Recent Blog Posts

  • Posted by AlexMuller
    In five years quantum computing will be mainstream..read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Google partners with Johnson and Johnson to make lower cost.....read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Electron holography microscope with spatial resolution down to.....read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Lower cost advanced Nuclear power could dominate future US energy..read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Why Hasn’t AI Mastered Language Translation?..read more

Login to your Account

Login to your PlanetTech Account here

Username:
Password:
Remember me
or

Create a New Account

You just need username and password

The following errors occured:
Username:
Email:
Password:
Verify password:
Remember me