Thesaurus / plausibility
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While we’re still in the midst of vaccine development, it’s quite plausible that an attack could happen to stall the progress or run a vaccine trial off-course.
HOW BAD ACTORS COULD SABOTAGE A COVID VACCINE—AND HOW THAT CAN BE PREVENTEDJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
While this makes it slightly more plausible, the numbers are still way too high.
PRESIDENTIAL POLLSTERS GOT IT WRONG, WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSUMER RESEARCH?GREG STERLINGNOVEMBER 6, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
That immense energy just barely qualified the flash as the first plausible FRB from the Milky Way.
ASTRONOMERS HAVE TRACED MYSTERIOUS RADIO WAVES TO A SOURCE IN OUR OWN GALAXYCHARLIE WOODNOVEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
More frequent or disruptive lapses of attention “is one plausible explanation for why heavier media multitasking is correlated with poorer memory,” the team said.
MEDIA MULTITASKING IS RUINING OUR MEMORY. CAN WE FIX IT?SHELLY FANNOVEMBER 3, 2020SINGULARITY HUB
GPT-3 can now generate pretty plausible-looking text, and it’s still tiny compared to the brain.
AI PIONEER GEOFF HINTON: “DEEP LEARNING IS GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO EVERYTHING”KAREN HAONOVEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
That means Georgia needs to be taken seriously as a plausible — if unlikely — tipping-point state.
WE HAVE A LOT OF NEW POLLS, BUT THERE’S LITTLE SIGN OF THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE TIGHTENINGNATE SILVER (NRSILVER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 28, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
After Chief Justice John Roberts wrote a majority opinion in the 5-4 decision in 2012 upholding the ACA, Barrett wrote in a legal journal that Roberts had “pushed the Affordable Care Act beyond its plausible meaning to save the statute.”
It should be a problem specific enough to be interesting, yet relevant to non-specialists, and with a solution plausible enough to take seriously.
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Another eyewitness offered a plausible explanation for why Reinoehl might have pointed a handgun at the deputy marshals who had come to arrest him.
NEW EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS: FEDS DIDN’T IDENTIFY THEMSELVES BEFORE OPENING FIRE ON PORTLAND ANTIFA SUSPECTBY BRYAN DENSON FOR PROPUBLICA AND CONRAD WILSON, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTINGOCTOBER 13, 2020PROPUBLICA
One week after the election, the Supreme Court will hear yet another challenge to the landmark health care law, and Democrats are now arguing that if Barrett is on the court, it’s plausible the law will be overturned.
THE BATTLE LINES ARE SET AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF THE AMY CONEY BARRETT HEARINGSAMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX (AMELIA.THOMSON-DEVEAUX@ABC.COM)OCTOBER 12, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
WORDS RELATED TO PLAUSIBILITY
- fair shake
- outside chance
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