News tagged with passengers

Liquids scanner for airport security

( -- 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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Airport security is a tech-firm gold rush

For airline passengers, the attempted Christmas Day attack and a directive by President Obama to pursue advanced screening technology will certainly mean added security procedures at airports.

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Business
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US transport chief rides 300-mph Japanese maglev

(AP) -- U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took a ride Tuesday on the fastest passenger train in the world, a Japanese maglev, as part of Tokyo's sales pitch for billions of dollars in high-speed train contracts from ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Engineering
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Why the sun is setting on the Boeing 747

It's difficult to imagine now, in the age of mass global travel, that building an aeroplane to carry hundreds of people at a time was once seen as a huge risk. But as the world's first wide-body airliner, the Boeing 747 went ...

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Engineering
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