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If you’re going for a run or a bike ride, carry a mask in your pocket and avoid busy streets where passersby linger.
THE SAFEST WAYS TO EXERCISE DURING A PANDEMICSARA KILEY WATSONSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Ives notes the timing for inclusion is still up in the air, but “another quarter of profitability would help answer any lingering questions that S&P have,” he notes.
HERE’S ONE POSSIBLE REASON WHY TESLA WASN’T ADDED TO THE S&P 500ANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Despite many gaps between stones, sounds briefly lingered inside Stonehenge Lego, the team found.
STONEHENGE ENHANCED SOUNDS LIKE VOICES OR MUSIC FOR PEOPLE INSIDE THE MONUMENTBRUCE BOWERAUGUST 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Previously, some people in Japan and elsewhere had tested positive twice for the virus weeks apart, but doctors had concluded that those results were due to test errors or lingering infection.
HONG KONG RESEARCHERS SAY THEY’VE FOUND THE WORLD’S FIRST CASE OF COVID-19 REINFECTIONANTONIO REGALADOAUGUST 24, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Then, for the same period, they identified marine heat waves occurring around the world, where water temperatures for a region lingered in the highest 10 percent ever recorded for that place and that time of year.
SPECIES MAY SWIM THOUSANDS OF KILOMETERS TO ESCAPE OCEAN HEAT WAVESCAROLYN GRAMLINGAUGUST 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Keep in mind, aerosols can linger in air long after a sick shopper has gone home.
SIX FOOT SOCIAL-DISTANCING WILL NOT ALWAYS BE ENOUGH FOR COVID-19TINA HESMAN SAEYAPRIL 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Depending on the virus, those antibodies can linger in the blood for weeks, months — even decades.
COVID-19: WHEN WILL IT BE SAFE TO GO OUT AGAIN?JONATHAN LAMBERTMARCH 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They didn't linger long at Benton, but got under way and marched overland to the Cypress Hills.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
As she said the last word, she looked at Baroudi, and her voice seemed to linger on the word as on a word beloved.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
But one would linger long on the way if hePg 83 paused at every landmark on the Southampton road.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
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