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The specimen dates back 50 million years to the Eocene epoch, meaning this particular taxonomic group may be twice as old as scientists previously assumed.
RARE 50 MILLION-YEAR-OLD FOSSILIZED BUG FLASHES ITS PENIS FOR POSTERITYJENNIFER OUELLETTEFEBRUARY 4, 2021ARS TECHNICA
The key to fine pruning is to end up with a specimen that is groomed and structurally sound but still looks natural.
IT’S TREE-PRUNING SEASON. HERE’S HOW TO DO IT WITHOUT RESORTING TO ‘CRAPE MURDER.’ADRIAN HIGGINSJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His 2016 NBA Finals heroics made him a champion, and his signature shoes have the best design concepts of the three, but he is neither a comparable scorer nor physical specimen.
THE NETS GOT BETTER WITH THE JAMES HARDEN TRADE. HOW MUCH BETTER IS UP TO KYRIE IRVING.JERRY BREWERJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The oldest specimens studied by the La Jolla team were obtained about nine months ago, Weiskopf said.
POST-INFECTION CORONAVIRUS IMMUNITY USUALLY ROBUST AFTER 8 MONTHS, STUDY SHOWSJOEL ACHENBACHJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Although these policies apply to USGS scientists, they’re a good model of specimen stewardship for the entire scientific community.
HOW FOSSIL PRESERVATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH ARE INTERTWINEDBY COLELLA & MCLEAN/THE CONVERSATIONDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Moving potato breeding to diploid specimens would drastically decrease the time needed to create new potato varieties.
POTATO INNOVATION HAS STAGNATED FOR DECADES. SEXUAL REPRODUCTION MIGHT GET IT UNSTUCK.KATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
After swirling a nasal specimen into a solution, Lucira users plug a vial into a portable, battery-operated device that uses a light to indicate the test result within 30 minutes.
HOW DO HOME TESTS FOR CORONAVIRUS WORK? WHERE CAN I GET ONE?WILLIAM WANDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
What is needed in today’s smaller gardens is a conifer that sits somewhere between a giant specimen and a miniature version, functioning as a small tree or a large shrub.
WINTER WONDERS: CONIFERS REVIVE THE SLEEPING GARDEN. BUT REMEMBER, LESS IS MORE.ADRIAN HIGGINSDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
UC San Diego Health, for instance, has used drones to deliver medical specimens and supplies.
SAN DIEGO KEPT QUIET ON PLANS FOR MILITARY-GRADE DRONE TO CATCH SPEEDING DRIVERSJESSE MARXDECEMBER 1, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Those specimens are processed in laboratories, using PCR test kits and chemical compounds called reagents.
HOGAN’S FIRST BATCH OF CORONAVIRUS TESTS FROM SOUTH KOREA WERE FLAWED, NEVER USEDSTEVE THOMPSONNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO SPECIMEN

  • archetype
  • case
  • case history
  • embodiment
  • epitome
  • exemplar
  • illustration
  • instance
  • personification
  • sample
  • sampling
  • specimen
  • type
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