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Thomas Brock, Whose Discovery Paved the Way for PCR Tests, Dies at 94

Thomas Brock, Whose Discovery Paved the Way for PCR Tests, Dies at 94

Thomas Brock, Whose Discovery Paved the Way for PCR Tests, Dies at 94 Thomas Brock, Whose Discovery Paved the Way for PCR Tests, Dies at 94 The PCR technology, which requires cycles of extreme heating and cooling, can multiply small segments of DNA millions or even billions of times in a short period. It has proved crucial in many ways, …

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Book Review: ‘The Performance,’ by Claire Thomas

Book Review: ‘The Performance,’ by Claire Thomas

Book Review: ‘The Performance,’ by Claire Thomas Book Review: ‘The Performance,’ by Claire Thomas “Happy Days,” published in 1961, pivots on an arresting and disturbing image: The main character, Winnie, is trapped in a mound of earth. In the first act, she is buried to the waist; by the end of the second, only her head is visible. Beckett’s cultural …

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Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Actor in Spike Lee Films, Is Killed in Shooting

Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Actor in Spike Lee Films, Is Killed in Shooting

Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Actor in Spike Lee Films, Is Killed in Shooting Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Actor in Spike Lee Films, Is Killed in Shooting Thomas Jefferson Byrd, a Tony-nominated actor also known for roles in various Spike Lee films, was found shot to death on an Atlanta street, the authorities said Sunday. Mr. Byrd, 70, was found “unresponsive” by Atlanta …

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Thomas Jefferson Byrd death: Actor and Spike Lee collaborator shot dead in Atlanta

Thomas Jefferson Byrd death: Actor and Spike Lee collaborator shot dead in Atlanta

Thomas Jefferson Byrd death: Actor and Spike Lee collaborator shot dead in Atlanta Thomas Jefferson Byrd death: Actor and Spike Lee collaborator shot dead in Atlanta Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has died at the age of 70 after being shot. The actor, who was best known for his work with director Spike Lee, died of multiple gunshot wounds in the …

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French Economist Thomas Piketty Rejects Chinese Censorship Demands

French Economist Thomas Piketty Rejects Chinese Censorship Demands

French Economist Thomas Piketty Rejects Chinese Censorship Demands French Economist Thomas Piketty Rejects Chinese Censorship Demands Mr. Piketty’s new book, “Capital and Ideology,” which was published in France in 2019 and in the United States last March, is an attempt to describe what he calls “inequality regimes” across the ages and around the world. Unlike “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” …

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Bradley Cooper in talks for Phantom Thread director Paul Thomas Anderson’s next film

Bradley Cooper in talks for Phantom Thread director Paul Thomas Anderson’s next film

Bradley Cooper in talks for Phantom Thread director Paul Thomas Anderson’s next film Bradley Cooper in talks for Phantom Thread director Paul Thomas Anderson’s next film The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Bradley Cooper is reportedly in talks for Paul Thomas Anderson‘s next film. According to The …

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Collin Morikawa Is Near-Perfect to Beat Justin Thomas in a Playoff

Collin Morikawa Is Near-Perfect to Beat Justin Thomas in a Playoff

Collin Morikawa Is Near-Perfect to Beat Justin Thomas in a Playoff Collin Morikawa Is Near-Perfect to Beat Justin Thomas in a Playoff DUBLIN, Ohio — Collin Morikawa figured his tournament was over if he did not make a 5-foot par putt on the 15th hole at Muirfield Village. As it turned out, the fun was just starting. Still three shots …

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Jericho Brown, Carmen Maria Machado and Thomas Page McBee on What Pride Means Now

Jericho Brown, Carmen Maria Machado and Thomas Page McBee on What Pride Means Now

Jericho Brown, Carmen Maria Machado and Thomas Page McBee on What Pride Means Now Jericho Brown, Carmen Maria Machado and Thomas Page McBee on What Pride Means Now Later that same year, when I visited New York, I took an afternoon walk with no agenda and found myself standing in front of the Stonewall Inn. I remember looking up at …

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Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64

Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64

Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64 Kurt Thomas, Trailblazing Champion Gymnast, Dies at 64 Kurt Thomas, who became the first American to win a world championship event in men’s gymnastics when he captured gold in the floor exercise at Strasbourg, France, in 1978, died on Friday. He was 64. Thomas’s wife, Rebecca, who owned and operated a gymnastics …

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Thomas Thabane, Lesotho Prime Minister, Resigns Amid Murder Accusations

Thomas Thabane, Lesotho Prime Minister, Resigns Amid Murder Accusations

Thomas Thabane, Lesotho Prime Minister, Resigns Amid Murder Accusations Thomas Thabane, Lesotho Prime Minister, Resigns Amid Murder Accusations JOHANNESBURG — The leader of Lesotho, accused of being behind the murder of his estranged wife, announced Monday that he would step down, possibly paving the way for him to be formally charged in the killing. Prime Minister Thomas Thabane said he …

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