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Facing anger from families of MH370 passengers, Malaysia's prime minister said his government will release its preliminary report on the plane's disappearance. Erin Burnett has the latest.
April 24th, 2014
08:40 PM ET

MH370: Passengers' cell phone data could solve mystery

Did passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 try to send messages the night the plane vanished?

If they did, those final goodbyes to family members and friends could also be crucial to the investigation.

If and when the plane is found, forensic experts say personal cell phones will be key to solving one of the biggest aviation mysteries in history.

But can data be retrieved from cell phones that have been at the bottom of an ocean for more than six weeks?

CNN's Ted Rowlands is OutFront with the story.


Filed under: International • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 • News • Tech
April 18th, 2014
09:16 PM ET

Morgan Spurlock's quest to live forever

Do you want to live forever?

Until now, the idea of immortality has been the stuff of science fiction. But recent scientific breakthroughs have brought extreme life extension within mankind's grasp.

CNN's Inside Man, Morgan Spurlock is OutFront with the secrets of the fountain of youth.

Morgan Spurlock's "Inside Man: Futurism" airs Sunday at 10pm Eastern.


Filed under: Health • Tech
April 17th, 2014
08:58 PM ET

Is there a better way to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

The Bluefin has certainly had its share of challenges in its search for Flight 370. Its first two dives were cut short due to technical problems. So far, there has been no sign of the missing jet.

MH370: Undersea search could cost a quarter billion dollars, official says

There are questions as to whether the Bluefin-21 can dive deep enough, and whether it can send back pictures that are clear enough.

So is there anything out there that can do the job better?

Rosa Flores has the story.


Filed under: International • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 • News • Tech
April 14th, 2014
08:46 PM ET

MH370: Underwater drone Bluefin-21 aborted mission, returns early

The autonomous underwater vehicle Bluefin-21 - said to be the search's best hope for finding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - has aborted it's first mission and returned to the surface of the Indian Ocean.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Co-pilot's cell phone was on, U.S. official says

The mission was supposed to take 24 hours to map the first portion of the search area: 16 hours to map, four hours' of travel time to the ocean floor and back, and four hours to analyze the data gathered.

In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Captain Mark Matthews, who heads the U.S. presence in the search effort, explains why the underwater robot returned to the surface earlier than planned.


Filed under: International • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 • News • Tech
April 11th, 2014
09:14 PM ET

Underwater probes set to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Officials tell CNN there have been no confirmed acoustic detections over the past 24 hours.

Black Box Pinger Manufacturer: Flight 370's black box batteries has 40 days

That's significant because at most, the black boxes have a couple more days of battery life left in them, according to he largest manufacturer of black box pingers.

The technology that will search underwater for the wreckage - like the Bluefin 21 - is now of even greater importance.

Could jet's descent have shaped debris field?

CNN'S Rosa Flores has a demonstration on the underwater technology that will locate the missing wreckage.


Filed under: International • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 • News • Tech
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