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A second opinion from James Andrews, a leading elbow expert, was inconclusive.
SPENCER KIEBOOM BUILT HIS LIFE AROUND BASEBALL. THEN HE QUIETLY WALKED AWAY.JESSE DOUGHERTYNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Studies of natural disasters have been similarly inconclusive.
FOR MONTHS, HE HELPED HIS SON KEEP SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AT BAY. THEN CAME THE PANDEMIC.WILLIAM WANNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
An additional test taken Saturday morning “came back inconclusive” that night, he said, and Loeffler notified “those with whom she had sustained direct contact.”
KELLY LOEFFLER TESTS NEGATIVE FOR THE CORONAVIRUS BUT WILL KEEP ISOLATING, CAMPAIGN SAYSHANNAH KNOWLESNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The most important limitation of the study, the researchers wrote, is that “the findings are inconclusive.”
THAT NEW STUDY SAYING MASKS MIGHT NOT BE EFFECTIVE? IT HAS A FEW CAVEATS.KATE BAGGALEYNOVEMBER 20, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The board will say whether the vaccine is effective, doesn’t work, or that the trial should continue because the results are inconclusive.
MODERNA SHARES SOAR AS MARKETS BET ITS COVID VACCINE TRIAL IS ON THE SAME TRACK AS PFIZER’SCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERNOVEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
Reports quickly started coming in from researchers alleging that two of the chemicals repeatedly produced inconclusive results.
THE CDC RELEASED A COVID-19 TEST KNOWING IT HAD A HIGH FAILURE RATERACHAEL ZISKNOVEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The guidelines are a big improvement, but the diagnoses can still be complicated, sometimes relying on inconclusive tests and steps that vary with the patient’s age.
WHERE DO WE DRAW THE LINE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH?NANCY SHUTESEPTEMBER 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The academic literature on the performance of companies’ post-split stocks is inconclusive.
INVESTORS RIDING HIGH ON APPLE AND TESLA STOCK SPLITS COULD GET CLIPPED, DATA SHOWSRHHACKETTFORTUNEAUGUST 31, 2020FORTUNE
Yet with all the moving pieces, the headline for investors here is to be “prepared for volatility in the event of an inconclusive result,” says McLoughlin.
HERE’S WHAT COULD HAPPEN TO STOCK MARKETS IF THE TRUMP-BIDEN ELECTION RESULTS ARE CONTESTEDANNE SRADERSAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
Viking was the first spacecraft to search for life on Mars, but its results were inconclusive.
THE PERSEVERANCE ROVER CAPS OFF A MONTH OF MARS LAUNCHESLISA GROSSMANJULY 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO INCONCLUSIVE

  • borderline
  • chancy
  • clouded
  • doubtable
  • dubious
  • equivocal
  • iffy
  • in doubt
  • in question
  • inconclusive
  • indecisive
  • indeterminate
  • questionable
  • shady
  • suspicious
  • uncertain
  • unclear
  • unsure
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