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A Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300, with 182 passengers and 12 crew on board, lost both engines while en route from Singapore to Shanghai on Saturday, the airline has reported. The flight encountered weather at 39,000 feet, about three and a half hours after departure and 160 miles from shore. Both Rolls Royce Trent 772 engines lost power. "The pilots followed operational procedures to restore normal operation of the engines," the airline said in a statement.
At least three of the six men charged with economic espionage by the United States this week have ties to a Chinese university vying to be a force in microchip engineering and sales.
A newly developed diagnostic chip could help in the treatment of antibiotic resistant infections by reducing the testing time for superbugs from days to around one hour.
Scientists have created underwater robot swarms that function like schools of fish, exchanging information to monitor the environment, searching, maintaining, exploring and harvesting resources in underwater habitats. The project developed autonomous robots that interact with each other and exchange information, resulting in a cognitive system that is aware of its environment.