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A twin-engine turboprop ATR-72 regional airliner operated by TransAsia Airways crashed in Taiwan at about 7 p.m. local time on Tuesday while attempting to go around after a missed landing attempt. According to early news reports, the aircraft hit some buildings on the approach to the airport. There were 54 passengers and 4 flight crew on board; on Wednesday morning the number of fatalities was reported as 47. TransAsia Airways is a Taiwanese airline that makes mostly domestic flights. According to CNN, a typhoon had just passed through the area and visibility was poor at the time of the crash.

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The dikes of the country’s water management system work so well that experts say they worry that citizens will begin to take staying dry for granted.

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Pairs were set up and judges were tasked with identifying whether who they were talking to was human or a computer. Can machines be successful in 'being human' in real conversations?

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New sensor detects explosives in the air at concentrations as low as a few molecules per 1,000 trillion.

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Roughly 780 million people around the world have no access to clean drinking water. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 3.4 million people die from water-related diseases every year. ETH student Jeremy Nussbaumer set himself the goal of making a contribution to solving this problem. Working with researchers from a group led by Wendelin Stark, head of the Functional Materials Laboratory, the 23-year-old spent a year researching a membrane filter and developing a prototype.

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As of today, there are many mobile OS available in the market; Few popular ones are Android, iOS, Blackberry and Windows.

There are many parameters that are important to rate them and using them a mobile OS can be deemed as best. Few of the parameters are looks, Features, Ease of Use, Applications store, Customizations and Support.

Debate - 1.


We want to know, per you Which Mobile OS is better than the rest of the mobiles OS for future?

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A writer questions why ENR's story on Advance Work Packaging didn't mention Design-Build.

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