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Jetliner lands in US after world's longest flight

An Airbus jetliner arrived in Newark on Friday after a nearly 18-hour trip from Singapore, completing the world's longest commercial flight.

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Now boarding: Passengers ready for world's longest flight

Passengers were getting ready to board the world's longest flight on Thursday—a marathon 19 hours in the air between Singapore and New York.

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The technology that gave Stephen Hawking a voice should be accessible to all who need it

Stephen Hawking was one of the most prominent people in history to use a high-tech communication aid known as augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

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How artificial intelligence will transform how we gesture

"Over the last decade, machine learning, which is part of artificial intelligence (AI), has given us self-driving cars, practical speech recognition, effective web search, and a vastly improved understanding of the human ...

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Less smartphone time equals happier teenager, study suggests

A precipitous drop in the happiness, self-esteem and life satisfaction of American teens came as their ownership of smartphones rocketed from zero to 73 percent and they devoted an increasing share of their time online.

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Plat du jour: Cultured plant cells kitchen-grown

(Tech Xplore)—A Big Idea to chew on: What if we could shake up the relationships between food production and food consumption in such a way that may benefit more people? Research in Finland offers tantalizing signs that ...