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Battery powered passenger jets expected in 15 years

Move over electric cars. Plan a family trip on a private electricity-powered jet instead Continue reading “Battery powered passenger jets expected in 15 years” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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Emirates Airline builds its own aircraft

Emirates Airline, which normally makes the headlines for buying aircraft, has decided to build one Continue reading “Emirates Airline builds its own aircraft” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Japanese scientists create ‘transparent’ car

Japanese scientists have created a “transparent” car akin to Bond’s Aston Martin Vanquish, which becomes Continue reading “Japanese scientists create ‘transparent’ car” More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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Insulating high-speed tracks against freezing, thawing

Researchers are helping high-speed rail systems handle the stress of freezing Continue reading “Insulating high-speed tracks against freezing, thawing” »  More...

The unmanned aerial vehicle, "dressed" in U.Va.'s colors. The plane was built entirely from parts from a 3-D printer.
By BioNews On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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3-D printed airplane takes test flight

University of Virginia engineering students have built an unmanned aerial vehicle Continue reading “3-D printed airplane takes test flight” »  More...

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By IANS On Monday, October 8th, 2012
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China tests world’s fastest alpine railway

China Monday showcased the world’s first alpine high-speed rail line, which threads through the country’s three northeastern provinces. A test train departed from Harbin West Station, located in the More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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World’s lowest roadworthy car is 45 cm tall

The world’s smallest car measures just 45.2 cm tall. Mirai, which means Continue reading “World’s lowest roadworthy car is 45 cm tall” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 14th, 2012
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`Intelligent co-pilot` for cars that keeps drivers safe developed

Engineers have developed a new semiautonomous safety system that uses an onboard camera and laser rangefinder to identify hazards in a vehicle’s environment Continue reading “`Intelligent co-pilot` for cars More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Indian origin researcher’s smart headlights that lets drivers see through rain

While driving in the rain, or when there is snow fall, visibility sometimes gets worse when the headlights are on Continue reading “Indian origin researcher’s smart headlights that lets drivers see through More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Soon, electric cars to be powered through tyres

A team of researchers from Japan has come up with a method of sending electricity through 12 inches of concrete Continue reading “Soon, electric cars to be powered through tyres” »  More...