News tagged with transportation industry

Bovine blood keeps gold nanoparticles stable

(Phys.org) —A protein from cow blood has the remarkable ability to keep gold nanoparticles from clumping in a solution. The discovery could lead to improved biomedical applications and contribute to projects ...

May 14, 2013
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A 'natural' solution for transportation

As the United States transitions away from a primarily petroleum-based transportation industry, a number of different alternative fuel sources—ethanol, biodiesel, electricity and hydrogen—have each ...

Feb 03, 2012
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Problems dogging new high-tech air traffic system

A high-tech overhaul to the nation's air traffic control system is mostly on track to completion, but has yet to produce the benefits that airlines and passengers were told to expect, federal investigators said.

Sep 12, 2012
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Paris Air Show spotlights fuel cost fears

(AP) -- Airlines will be seeking a cleaner, cheaper way to fly and planemakers will be angling for billions in new contracts Monday at the Paris Air Show, which stars a solar plane, biofuel jet engines and ...

Jun 20, 2011
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