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On a per-million basis, the United States’ position in 11th place goes to 15th — a slight but subtle improvement.
AN ONLY-RED-STATES AMERICA PROBABLY ISN’T ONE TRUMP WOULD ACTUALLY LIKEPHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That led Connecticut’s governor to make a subtle, but crucial, change to the state’s election rules on the day before the election.
FACEBOOK’S POLITICAL AD BAN ALSO THREATENS ABILITY TO SPREAD ACCURATE INFORMATION ON HOW TO VOTEBY JEREMY B. MERRILL FOR PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 4, 2020PROPUBLICA
The answer is almost certainly yes, given another subtle change the company made in its amended filing today.
IN AMENDED FILING, PALANTIR ADMITS IT WON’T HAVE INDEPENDENT BOARD GOVERNANCE FOR UP TO A YEARDANNY CRICHTONSEPTEMBER 3, 2020TECHCRUNCH
What’s subtle is that an equivalence between two objects should be recorded as additional data.
CONDUCTING THE MATHEMATICAL ORCHESTRA FROM THE MIDDLERACHEL CROWELLSEPTEMBER 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The geysers are subtle features, invisible in direct images of the surface of Enceladus.
THESE IMAGES EXPOSE THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECOREY S. POWELLAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
The pattern is so subtle you wouldn’t be able to spot the spikes with the naked ear.
MACHINES CAN SPOT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES—IF YOU HAND OVER YOUR PERSONAL DATABOBBIE JOHNSONAUGUST 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
While the benefits of sexual reproduction tend to be subtle and become evident only over many generations, its costs are heavy and immediate.
SEX IS DRIVEN BY THE IMPETUS TO CHANGE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXJILL NEIMARKAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
It may be that someone made a subtle mistake in one of these studies.
DARK ENERGY: MAP GIVES CLUE ABOUT WHAT IT IS—BUT DEEPENS DISPUTE ABOUT THE COSMIC EXPANSION RATEJULIAN BAUTISTAJULY 31, 2020SINGULARITY HUB
That will cast a much more subtle band of light against the sky.
EXPLAINER: RAINBOWS, FOGBOWS AND THEIR EERIE COUSINSMATTHEW CAPPUCCIMAY 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
WORDS RELATED TO SUBTLE
- like a snake in the grass
- all skin and bones
- thin as a rail
- holding together
- holding water
- most likely
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