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US Airways sends lewdest brand tweet ever

The airline says a pornographic image sent to a customer from its Twitter account was actually sent to it by someone else. Is this entirely believable?

By April 14, 2014

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British Airways lifts mobile phone ban, but only on landing

British Airways is the first European airline to let you switch on your phone after landing, but the ban remains for take-off.

By June 26, 2013

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3D-printed airway splint saves baby's life

A rare condition caused Kaiba Gionfriddo's airway to collapse, so doctors created a dissolvable splint that's supposed to reabsorb into his body as his windpipe grows in a healthy manner.

By May 23, 2013

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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.

By September 23, 2014

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3D-printed face implant gets FDA approval

FDA gives the nod to a 3D-printed facial implant that can be customized for individual patients in need of facial-reconstruction surgery.

By August 19, 2014

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British Airways lofts spectacular four-letter retweet

For reasons that seem entirely unclear, British Airways retweets an expletive-laden tweet that is critical of, well, British Airways.

By November 17, 2012

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3D-printed medical device rescues baby's breath

A baby with a rare condition will get to go home for the first time thanks to a 3D-printed airway splint that is helping him breathe on his own.

By March 17, 2014

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British Airways to Google passengers

In a creepy, or perhaps cuddly, step toward better customer service, British Airways is to surprise its passengers with personal touches based on Googled information.

By July 6, 2012

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Coming soon: A Breathalyzer for pot and cocaine?

Scientists in Sweden believe they've made a breakthrough in creating a machine that police can use to detect high drivers.

By April 27, 2013

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Fisher & Paykel Pilairo CPAP mask: road test

For many Australians, CPAP is a nightly necessity, but it's far from elegant. We test Fisher & Paykels new one-size-fits-all nasal pillow Pilairo, and compare it with a standard nasal mask.

By June 21, 2012