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The teams conferred with one another as they drafted their respective documents.
WHY KIDS NEED SPECIAL PROTECTION FROM AI’S INFLUENCEKAREN HAOSEPTEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
An omnipresent subjecthood confers onto the natural world the characteristics of a psyche.
WHAT THE MEADOW TEACHES US - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANDREAS WEBERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
More quietly, however, other scientists are investigating whether a vaccine that has already been in use for decades could also confer some level of protection.
‘TRAINED IMMUNITY’ OFFERS HOPE IN FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUSESTHER LANDHUISSEPTEMBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Gene losses in evolution may sound like damaging events, since genes confer the traits that make life and health possible.
BY LOSING GENES, LIFE OFTEN EVOLVED MORE COMPLEXITYVIVIANE CALLIERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
“We can’t rely on chemistry to spray our way out of this,” Goodman, a chemist himself, said as the commissioners conferred after the public’s comments.
GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES HAVE BEEN OK’D FOR A FIRST U.S. TEST FLIGHTSUSAN MILIUSAUGUST 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Just as with our own sexual reproduction, a mix and match of tested genes is an efficient way to explore variations that might confer increased fitness.
HOW LIFE COULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCALEB SCHARFAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
In fact, Ostia must have been conferred a special status, given the predominance of marble used for the structure, which was considered as an exceptional building material.
OSTIA ANTICA: RECONSTRUCTION AND HISTORY OF THE HARBOR CITY OF ANCIENT ROMEDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 14, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
Okay, so an empirical study of open offices finds that the primary benefit they are meant to confer — more face-to-face communication and the good things such communication can lead to — that it actually moves in the opposite direction!
YES, THE OPEN OFFICE IS TERRIBLE — BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE (EP. 358 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 12, 2019FREAKONOMICS
We shall, I know, emulate their steadfastness and achieve a result which will confer added laurels to French and British arms.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Scattergood, out of the corner of his eye, saw them rush together and confer frenziedly.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFER

  • confer
  • confide in
  • contemplate
  • converse
  • discourse
  • discuss
  • mediate
  • muse
  • parley
  • ponder
  • reflect
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