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Deep inside the world's longest tunnel

Road Trip 2011: By building the Gotthard Tunnel, the Swiss government hopes to cut heavy truck traffic across the Swiss Alps in half, while doubling the efficiency and capacity of cargo trains between Zurich and Munich. It's also one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country's history.

By Jun. 7, 2011


EE, Vodafone channeling 4G and 3G to the Channel Tunnel

Ooh là là! EE and Vodafone are bringing 4G and 3G to the Channel Tunnel so you can brush up on your French on the Eurostar.

By Jan. 9, 2014


Scientists run dinosaur wind-tunnel tests

Researchers looking into the evolution of bird flight take a Microraptor model into a wind tunnel for answers.

By Sep. 18, 2013


3G comes to the Channel Tunnel in time for the Olympics

Traveling to the U.K. for the Olympics via the Channel Tunnel? In some stretches, you can now use mobile services on your laptop, tablet or smartphone.

By Jul. 26, 2012


25 years inside the world's largest wind tunnel (pictures)

A wind tunnel at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex at NASA Ames Research Center gives researchers flight performance in real-world conditions.

9 Images By Dec. 17, 2012


Cat Tunnel Sofa like a giant Habitrail for your furniture

The Cat Tunnel Sofa is a series of tubes built into a human-scale piece of furniture. Your furry friends get to play and you get to lounge.

By Aug. 2, 2012


In the Alps, building the world's longest tunnel (photos)

Road Trip 2011: Deep below the Swiss Alps, the Gotthard Tunnel is almost done. It will double the country's capacity of cargo transit.

25 Images By Jun. 7, 2011


Inside the world's largest wind tunnel

The United States Air Force operates the 80x120-foot wind tunnel at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., where researchers put aeronautics to the test.

By Jul. 23, 2009


Microsoft aims for Silverlight at end of the tunnel

The software maker concedes it has a long way to go to reach the ubiquity of Adobe's flash, but notes it has come a long way in a little less than two years.

By Jul. 10, 2009


Intel's 'Tunnel Creek' chip aimed at home tablets

Intel is debuting an Atom processor for home tablets and announcing a partnership with China Mobile.

By Apr. 13, 2010