Planes, trains and automobiles: faster, stronger, lighter
May 20, 2013New technique advances carbon-fiber composites.
Researchers examine health impacts of more U.K. runways
October 19, 2012Study: An expanded Heathrow Airport would lead to 100 more pollution-related early deaths annually in the U.K. by 2030.
Aircraft engineered with failure in mind may last longer
June 15, 2012New design approach tailors planes to fly in the face of likely failures.
Guiding robot planes with hand gestures
March 14, 2012MIT researchers are developing a system that would allow aircraft-carrier crews to direct autonomous planes using ordinary hand gestures.