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The Force is strong on All Nippon Airway's R2-D2-themed jet (pictures)

The All Nippon Airway's R2-D2 plane made a side trip to Singapore's Changi Airport and CNET hopped on board for a look.

17 Images By November 12, 2015


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


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


Airway made by 3D printer saves infant'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


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


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


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


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


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


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