News tagged with passengers

New Zealand volcano lets off steam

A volcano off New Zealand sent a plume of steam two kilometres (1.24 miles) into the air Tuesday, although volcanologists described the eruption as small and said it was over in minutes.

dateAug 20, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Plastic chips monitor body functions

A small blood lab that fits into the pocket of a jacket can quickly analyze the risk of blood clots in legs prior to a long distance flight; a sensor wristband for measuring electric smog can warn pacemaker ...

dateApr 19, 2010 in Engineering
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Good liquid, bad liquid (Video)

For airline passengers everywhere, good news. Scientists have successfully tested a liquid explosive detection system that may eventually keep dangerous substances off airplanes. This comes barely two years ...

dateFeb 05, 2009 in Engineering
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Public transport behaviours explained

(PhysOrg.com) -- Victoria University graduate Jared Thomas spent many hours riding buses and trains in the greater Wellington region as part of his PhD research.

dateJan 11, 2010 in Other
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Liquids scanner for airport security

(PhysOrg.com) -- Air passengers one day may be able to carry their soaps, shampoo and bottled water onto the plane again, thanks to technology originally developed at UC Davis to check the quality of wine.

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Engineering
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