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Germanwings #Flight4U9525 - co-pilot Andreas Lubitz and black box details - two annotated infographics

Reflecting on the difficulty in ascertaining the cause of many high-profile, high-casualty plane crashes, it is unsettling for entirely different reasons to know with near-certainty so soon after the incident that the cause of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 crashing headfirst in to the Alps was a depressed co-pilot who had lost the will to live and consciously took the necessary steps to enact such a tragedy. 70 more words

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E&T news weekly #43 - we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday March 27 2015
 Alex Kalinauckas, assistant features editor
Amazon in talks with UK government over drone trials

Amazon’s idea of using drones to deliver goods to customers certainly takes up plenty of column inches in the press and this appeared to take a step closer to reality as the UK transport minister welcomed Amazon’s approach to test their delivery drones in the UK. 997 more words

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#AmazonPrime Air delivery #drones cleared for take-off, almost - an annotated infographic

Amazon, the largest e-commerce company in the US, wants to use autonomous drones to deliver packages to customers. However, it is being frustrated at the slow pace of drone legislation by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), so is now testing its Prime Air system in countries more favourable to drones. 119 more words

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@Water global shortfall to hit 40 per cent by 2030 - an annotated infographic

Rampant population growth, the increasing use of groundwater for farming and industry, and the incessant guzzling of our recommended two-litre daily intake of the stuff by health-conscious hydrated humans is all conspiring to push water to the brink. 55 more words

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E&T news weekly #42 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday March 20 2015
 Lorna Sharpe, sub-editor
Harvesting solar power in space one step closer

Japanese engineering firm Mitsubishi has successfully transmitted a 10kW beam across a distance of 500 metres. 1,326 more words

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#Budget2015 in a nutshell - headline facts, figures and pre-election machinations - an annotated infographic

George Osborne has unpacked his little red suitcase one more time and used his Budget to fire the starting gun on the general election campaign. 135 more words

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