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02.03.16
ICYMI: Cockroach torture, an app for Parkinson's and more
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ICYMI: Cockroach torture, an app for Parkinson's and more

Jurassic Park should have taught us: Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.

By K. Davis,   02.03.16
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01.19.16
Watch a smart drone fly through a 'forest' all on its own
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Watch a smart drone fly through a 'forest' all on its own

MIT's algorithms let drones bob and weave around tricky obstacles.

By J. Fingas,   01.19.16
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01.02.16
Super-maneuverable drone airplanes are coming
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Super-maneuverable drone airplanes are coming

Drone aircraft are getting vectored thrust propellers that help them turn on a dime.

By J. Fingas,   01.02.16
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11.25.15
Airbus' detachable cabin concept could save you time at the airport
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Airbus' detachable cabin concept could save you time at the airport

Airbus' aircraft pods would save you from waiting forever at the gate to get moving.

By J. Fingas,   11.25.15
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11.12.15
Loss of flight MH370 prompts UN satellite tracking agreement
11.12.15

Loss of flight MH370 prompts UN satellite tracking agreement

The UN hopes global satellite tracking for passenger airlines will be in place by 2017

By B. Steele,   11.12.15
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10.14.15
FAA: Don't pack lithium batteries in your checked bag
10.14.15

FAA: Don't pack lithium batteries in your checked bag

You'll want to wait until you land to pick up some spare batteries.

By B. Steele,   10.14.15
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10.02.15
NASA working with students on Mars airplane concept
10.02.15

NASA working with students on Mars airplane concept

NASA is working with students to help it built its Mars-bound aircraft.

By E. Alvarez,   10.02.15
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09.29.15
Netflix streams on airplanes too, starting with Virgin America
09.29.15

Netflix streams on airplanes too, starting with Virgin America

Virgin America's new high-speed plane WiFi is fast enough for you to stream Netflix

By R. Lawler,   09.29.15
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08.26.15
NASA crashes a third airplane for science on live TV
08.26.15

NASA crashes a third airplane for science on live TV

If you've ever wanted to see a "severe but survivable plane accident" (without worrying about actu...

By A. Bouman,   08.26.15
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