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How fast can an airliner go? Monday night a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-9 reached 801 m.p.h. en route from Los Angeles to London. Matthew Cappucci of the Washington Post reported the jet reached this amazing speed—a record for the Boeing 787-9 and probably the highest speed for a non-supersonic commercial flight—while cruising at 35,000 feet over the central Pennsylvania.
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IMAGE: A small, flexible device can power a pacemaker with energy from heartbeats. view more  Credit: American Chemical Society
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IMAGE: From left to right: Coauthors Zhelin Li, Cheryl Stork, and Lin Lin. view more  Credit: Zheng lab, UC Riverside.
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Scientists find new drugs compound for treating cancer Cancer is less likely to become resistant to the compound than standard chemotherapy The compound could be particularly effective against ovarian cancerScientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered a compound that could be more effective in treating certain cancers than standard chemotherapy.
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PITTSBURGH-- Physicians will be able to predict which of their patients with severe asthma are likely to benefit from treatment with systemic corticosteroids -- and which might only suffer their side effects -- with help from a dozen clinical variables researchers have identified using machine learning techniques.
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IMAGE: Rice University integrated circuit designer Kaiyuan Yang with a prototype of a new device that is 10 times more reliable than current methods of producing unclonable digital fingerprints for Internet... view more 
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Health-related internet searches doubled during the week before patients visited an emergency department, according to a new study from researchers at Penn Medicine who examined consenting patients' Google search histories in relation to their electronic health records (EHRs). The study, published today in BMJ Open, is believed to be the first of its kind to link private search data to EHRs at the individual level.
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - A new platform developed by MIT and Harvard University researchers ensures that web services adhere to users' preferences on how their data are stored and shared in the cloud.
2019-02-21
When a stream of charged particles known as the solar wind careens onto the Moon's surface at 450 kilometers per second (or nearly 1 million miles per hour), they enrich the Moon's surface in ingredients that could make water, NASA scientists have found.
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