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Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet
...aft giant unveils its 787 Dreamliner , the "green" passenger
jet it hopes will revolutionize air travel. The ...umidity levels within the cabin expected to reduce passenger
dehydration. Boeing, which aims to build 2,000 Dreamliners over the next two decades, has so far r...
Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case
...o cause explosions. He is alleged to have been the passenger
in the Jeep Cherokee. Cousins Sabeel Ahmed and Mohammed Haneef thus bring the total number of people facing charges to three in the case. Three more suspects are still being questioned at a high-security police station in London, while another pe...
Lindsay Lohan Gets Another Vodka Deal!
...rlier. Lohan was photographed passed out, in the passenger
seat of a car driven by her friend Samantha Ronson at about 4 a.m. on May 27 after leaving a party at the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel. "She finally realizes it's the right thing to do. She is going willingly," a friend revealed at the time. At the ur...
Drug Risks Must Be Balanced Against Benefits, Researchers
...t equal to the corresponding risk for driving in a passenger
car. * Out of all modes of transportation, only ...nnual fatality risks that are 40 times as great as passenger
car travelers, while taxi drivers face three times the death risk of firefighters. "What we found,...
Not Only Mobile Phones, Even Passengers can Increase the Risk of Road Accidents
...ed to determine the danger of a crash related with passenger
carriage compared with that of using a mobile phon...d safety risks connected with mobile phone use and passenger
carriage, questions remain about how these factors impact on driving actions. That each adds to d...
American Who Exposed Air Passengers to Drug Resistant TB Quarantined
...iousness of this organism and the chance that some passenger
on the plane could be one that was at a special risk for serious tuberculosis on the basis of their own personal medical history," she said. Dr. Michael Gardam, a tuberculosis expert in Toronto, said people who sat near the man on those two flights...
Indian Engineer Sentenced for Groping Women During Flight
.... The FBI agent said that Boomaiah tried to kiss a passenger
on her face and groped her between her legs. He also attacked the flight attendants who tried to restrain him. Eventually he was overpowered. For the rest of his flight he remained strapped to his seat, during which time he kept screaming obscenities...
American Who Set Off TB Scare Doing Well in Hospital
...are trying to track the man's movements and obtain passenger
lists for the extra flights to warn people who may have had contact with him. Meantime more than two dozen college students were being tested for tuberculosis after they flew with Speaker. A University of South Carolina-Aiken spokeswoman said two stu...
Small Pox Scare Put West Bengal on High Alert
...yanmar. State health department sources said any passenger
arriving with fever and rashes from these two countries would be quarantined and tested. A high alert has been sounded in the Indo-Bangladesh border districts. However, Bangladesh authorities have not yet confirmed any case of small pox and said th...
Red Cross Promotes Prevention, Control of TB Along U.S. - Mexican Border
...racted tuberculosis (TB) from an infected airplane passenger
recently, the American Red Cross has been working for two years along the U.S. and Mexican border to prevent the spread of this particularly infectious disease. At a conference held in Matamoros, Mexico in May, senior representatives from both the ...
AutoGenomics Addresses TB Crisis With a Genetic Drug Resistance Test
...Calif., "In light of the recent news event where a passenger
with extensive drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) flew on multiple airline flights and potentially infected other passengers, the need for rapid identification of MTB and assessment of drug resistance is critical to control of the spread of the di...
Disturbing TV Scenes may Intensify Stress
...ter the terrorist atrocities, which included using passenger
airliners to destroy New York City's World Trade Center towers, Propper "realised there was a valuable opportunity to find out what impact both media coverage and social interactions were having on individuals through the course of this tragedy". ...
Accident Victims Often Need Psychological Help
...om extreme flashbacks," Lucas explains. "She was a passenger
in a vehicle involved in a serious accident and repeatedly experienced the event like a football match in slow motion." The mind looks at the situation over and over again trying to reach a conclusion. Sometimes an answer is found that might say: "...
Date Rape Drug Seized at Chennai Airport
...ike substance. The checked in baggage of the other passenger
also contained a similar substance. On interrogation they admitted that the substance was Ketamine Hydrochloride. The seized chemical was valued at Rs.17.5 lakh in the local market and in the international market it would fetch nearly Rs.5 cror...
Cell Phones and Driving
...re you travel. ? If you must eat or drink, have a passenger
hand you items or arrange them within easy reach. ...alk and drive, keep conversations brief and have a passenger
dial, and use a headset. Source-Newswise SRI...
Unbelted Backseat Passengers Produce Deadly Results
...od of severe head and chest traumas for driver and passenger
caused by an unbelted passenger
slamming into the seat of a belted driver. The risk of severe injury was not evident during sled t...
Parkinson's Disease Affects Driving
...dy report.// "Multitasking such as cell phone or passenger
conversation puts drivers with Parkinson's disease...ne normally has while having a conversation with a passenger
or using a cell phone while driving. It was found that while distracted, 28 percent of those with...
Nonfatal School Bus-Related Injuries To Children More Common Than Previously Thought
...-related crashes, where the child was injured as a passenger
on a school bus as a result of a collision between the bus and another motor vehicle, topped the list of causes and accounted for 42 percent of the total injuries. The next highest proportion of injuries (24 percent) occurred to children as they got ...
Australia to be tested with Bird flu simulation
...revealed that part of the exercise would involve a passenger
carrying bird flu arriving at Brisbane Airport on Tuesday. He said, "It will help test our border control, disease detection and surveillance, contact tracing, quarantine and treatment systems." "It will also test our decision-making structures, ou...
The fate of an accused in a murder case to be decided
... door locked, a shopping bag in the back seat, the passenger
door unlocked and her wallet in the front seat, point to the possibility that "the victim was transported against her will within the lot itself”, said Erickson. 52 witnesses in the case were called by the prosecutors. Dr. Michael McGee was inter...