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Fast, Less Accurate Covid Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say

Fast, Less Accurate Covid Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say

Fast, Less Accurate Covid Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say Fast, Less Accurate Covid Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say Ms. Magnus, who has already completed a two-week quarantine at home, no longer cares if she gets her results. “By now, that doesn’t tell me anything,” she said. Antigen tests, on the other hand, can be …

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New Emails Show How Energy Industry Moved Fast to Undo Curbs

New Emails Show How Energy Industry Moved Fast to Undo Curbs

New Emails Show How Energy Industry Moved Fast to Undo Curbs New Emails Show How Energy Industry Moved Fast to Undo Curbs WASHINGTON — Not long after President Trump’s inauguration, the head of a fossil fuels industry group requested a call with the president’s transition team. The subject: Barack Obama’s requirement that oil and gas companies begin collecting data on …

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Going Up? Not So Fast: Strict New Rules to Govern Elevator Culture

Going Up? Not So Fast: Strict New Rules to Govern Elevator Culture

Going Up? Not So Fast: Strict New Rules to Govern Elevator Culture Going Up? Not So Fast: Strict New Rules to Govern Elevator Culture Kiss the elevator pitch goodbye — at least if it takes place in an elevator. Change is coming to the daily vertical commute, as workers begin to return to tall office buildings in New York and …

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The Galaxy That Grew Up Too Fast

The Galaxy That Grew Up Too Fast

The Galaxy That Grew Up Too Fast The Galaxy That Grew Up Too Fast In the early days of the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers, eager to see how far out in space — and how far back in time — their new instrument could peer, pointed it at an empty tract of sky. What returned was an image of space …

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Zoom, Xoom, Züm: Why Does Every Start-Up Sound Fast Now?

Zoom, Xoom, Züm: Why Does Every Start-Up Sound Fast Now?

Zoom, Xoom, Züm: Why Does Every Start-Up Sound Fast Now? Zoom, Xoom, Züm: Why Does Every Start-Up Sound Fast Now? One day this quarantine, who can say which, I encountered the following pieces of information: Zoom, the videoconferencing company, saw its stock hit a new high; Züm, a ride-sharing venture, cut its work force by a third; and Zume, the …

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Drive-Throughs Are Now a Lifeline for Fast Food Chains

Drive-Throughs Are Now a Lifeline for Fast Food Chains

Drive-Throughs Are Now a Lifeline for Fast Food Chains Drive-Throughs Are Now a Lifeline for Fast Food Chains For decades, the fast-food drive-through has been a greasy symbol of Americana, a roadside ritual for millions of travelers with a hankering for burgers and fries. Now, the drive-through, with its brightly-colored signage and ketchup-stained paper bags, has taken on a new …

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As States Push to Reopen, Business Leaders Say Not So Fast

As States Push to Reopen, Business Leaders Say Not So Fast

As States Push to Reopen, Business Leaders Say Not So Fast As States Push to Reopen, Business Leaders Say Not So Fast Companies in a handful of states have begun taking tentative steps to reopen stores, offices and factories that were closed by the coronavirus. Yet as the first employees and customers return, interviews with roughly 30 major employers show …

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The Seas as the Ultimate Coronavirus Isolation? Not. So. Fast.

The Seas as the Ultimate Coronavirus Isolation? Not. So. Fast.

Mr. Clarke, who is 37 and from Australia, said the Chicago family concentrated on letting their grandchildren enjoy the water but the adults were glued to news reports of the coronavirus. The tension rose, he said, as the week went on. “We tried to make sure they had as much fun as possible, but they were obviously worried about what …

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How ‘Fast Carbs’ May Undermine Your Health

How ‘Fast Carbs’ May Undermine Your Health

Obesity and metabolic disease are complex conditions, driven by a variety of factors, including genetics, environment, diet and lifestyle. But after poring over decades of research and interviewing leading nutrition researchers, Dr. Kessler found that one thing most successful diets have in common is that they limit highly processed carbs. Yet foods that contain these fast carbs have become a …

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With Her First Solo Museum Show Delayed, an Artist Stands Fast

With Her First Solo Museum Show Delayed, an Artist Stands Fast

Deborah Roberts could have given up long ago. With a mother who worked as a maid and a father who worked as an electrical lineman for the city of Austin, Tex., she grew up trading her drawings of cars, horses, dolls and airplanes for her classmates’ fat red pencils. “It meant nothing to them, but it was everything to me,” …

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