What is the Boeing 737 Max?The 737 Max is a family of commercial aircraft that consists of four models. The Max 8, which is the most popular version, made its first flight on Jan. 29, 2016, and entered passenger service with Malaysia's Malindo Air on May 22, 2017. (Malindo no longer flew the plane by the time of the first crash.) Seating between 162 and 210 passengers, depending on the configuration, it's designed for short- and medium-haul routes, but also has the range (3,550 nautical miles or about 4,085 miles) to fly transatlantic and between the mainland US and Hawaii. The larger Max 9 first flew in 2017, and the 737-10 has yet to fly (it made its formal debut Nov. 22, 2019). A few airlines have ordered the smaller 737 Max 7, but Boeing has yet to complete any deliveries. (It flew for the first time in May 2018.) … [Read more...] about Boeing 737 Max could stay grounded until late 2020
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The app, which was initially planned to launch nationally in around mid-May, is still being trialed on the Isle of Wight, and is not expected to meet its delayed official launch date on 1 June. And yet, from its early days, the technology was pitched as an essential pillar of the country's response to the COVID-19 crisis – a prime example of tech for good, and of a national push to relieve the NHS. … [Read more...] about Contact-tracing app: How much difference will it really make?
Most experts agree that COVID-19is going to be around for some time. Widespread availability of a vaccine is at least 18 months away. But business can't and won't be on hold during that time. Technology will play a pivotal role in running your business during the pandemic. So far, many firms have focused their pandemic technology strategy on enabling remote workers. But now they need to widen their scope. … [Read more...] about Manage through the pandemic’s next stage with technologies in four categories
Past studies have identified "mirror" neurons — brain nerves that respond when a monkey makes a certain movement and when it sees another monkey doing the same motion. (Again, it is assumed that these neurons also exist in humans.) But this study is the first to find possible mirror neurons for gaze. … [Read more...] about Monkey See, Monkey Really Do
Many women were also willing to make other sacrifices for the ideal body, the researchers found. About 13 percent said they'd give up 5,000 pounds ($8,138) a year in salary in return for their perfect body. Eight percent would give up a promotion at work, and 6 percent would give up earning a degree with honors. Nine percent were willing to give up time with friends and partners, while 7 percent said they'd trade in time with their family. Another 7 percent said they would sacrifice health to reach their ideal weight. … [Read more...] about Many Women Would Trade 1 Year of Life to Be Thin