Transportation Science
Wednesday 06 May, 2015

Indian scientists turn coconut oil into biofuel

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Scientists who have been running the four-stroke diesel engine of a light pick-up truck on coconut oil for the past one year have approached the union government to commercialise the biofuel  More...

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Fire Proof Jet
By BioNews On Saturday, January 10th, 2015
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Researchers develop fireproof coating for Business Jets

A new coating protects business jet interiors against fire.  More...

steer
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Innate behaviour determines how we steer our car

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have solved a 70 year old mystery in traffic research: an until now  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Can planes be made disappearance-proof?

The year that went by was particularly bad for the aviation industry with a plane disappearing in March, never to be found again and another going off the radar at the year-end, only to be discovered later as having More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
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RailYatri.in launches fog impact predictor

In order to help innumerable Indian railway passengers who get harassed due to the inordinate delays due to fog in winters,  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Google revealed the prototype for its first self-driving car

Google today revealed the first prototype of its self-driving car.  More...

high speed rail
By BioNews On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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China releases design specifications for high speed rail links

China’s National Railway Administration (NRA) Monday officially unveiled the country’s first design specification standards  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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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  More...

emirates airplane
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  More...

transparent car
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  More...