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Faradair team determined to make hybrid BEHA fly

Aiming to transform their concept into a real success, the Faradair team behind a six-seat Bio-Electric-Hybrid-Aircraft (BEHA) have taken this hybrid aircraft project into a crowdfunding campaign ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Drone pilots keep nearly crashing into real pilots

Pilots of consumer are flying dangerously close to passenger aeroplanes, according to new information, and have been within feet or seconds of bringing down planes in New York and Washington.

Thu 27 Nov 14 from The Independent

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Toyota Re-employs Laser for Its Safety System

Toyota Motor Corp expressed its opinions about safety technologies at a meeting that the company had for test rides for experiencing its technologies Nov 26, 2014.

21 hours ago from Tech-On

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Loughborough University researchers unveil plans to commercialize 3D concrete printing

Following our recent report of a Chinese company printing 10 houses in a day, the potential for architects to essentially click-and-print complex large-scale projects on a regular basis has ...

Thu 27 Nov 14 from Gizmag

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China's Answer to Google Is Building This Stealthy Smart Bike

While Google busies itself with building cars that can drive themselves, China's equivalent—the monstrous Baidu—is building this super-cool smart bike. Not as complex perhaps, but a damn sight ...

Wed 26 Nov 14 from Gizmodo

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Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which ...

Wed 26 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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The new Victoria's Secret sports bra connects directly to heart-rate monitors

Sports bras have been one of Victoria's secrets for a while, but the latest model, "Incredible" warrants at least a passing mention here at Engadget. It houses sensors and other connected technology ...

Thu 27 Nov 14 from Engadget

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Toyota finds new air bag issue, recalls more cars

Toyota Motor Corp. recalled more than 40,000 vehicles in Japan on Thursday as part of a worldwide scare over defective air bags and is investigating a new type of air bag problem that could ...

Thu 27 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Studying the speed of multi-hop Bluetooth networks

Bluetooth technology is the most widespread standard wireless communication. One of its applications is the creation of electronic sensor networks.

Wed 26 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Passengers boarding airplanes—we're doing it wrong

'Tis the season for airplane travel. We may be looking forward to getting where we're going, but most aspects of the travel itself are merely endured. There's stressful security, the madding ...

Wed 26 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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