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These Little Electric Wheels Will Save Airlines Big Bucks

Because they only have their main engines for propulsion, today's massive modern jet liners can burn hundreds of kilos of fuel just taxiing from the boarding gate to the runway. That translates to multiple tonnes of wasted fuel every year and more than £675 million in added operating expenses. But with this new electrical wheel drive, airliners will finally only need their engines for flying, not driving. Read More >>

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New Airport Screening Method May Finally End the Absurd Liquid Ban

It looks like the days of shampoo bottles striking fear into the hearts of airport security everywhere might be numbered. Thanks to Los Alamos scientists, a new type of detection technology could give airports the tools they need to finally tell if a liquid is a potential threat—all with one simple scan. Read More >>