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Solar plane flies into the night. A solar unmanned plane built by UK defence firm Qinetiq beats the world record for the longest continuous flight, of 54 hours.

Fossett sought via Google Earth. The potential crash site of Steve Fossett's plane is being searched for by Amazon's Mechanical Turk project. I'd not heard of the Mechanical Turk before, but it's a great idea and somewhat ironic.

When science and journalism collide. An article about the misreporting of science, and how it can upset the scientists. The case in point relates to facial mapping technology that can be used to identify genetic issues with children.

TV's Sir Trevor cleared of racism. Trevor McDoughnut escapes Ofcom, despite calling Bernard Manning "a fat white bastard".
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