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The Covid-19 effect that has altered our day-to-day habits in 2020 may have its greatest impact on the upcoming holiday shopping season.
Other studies have shown that the ducks can alter their typical migratory journeys in responses to changes in the environment.A climate anomaly may have worsened the 1918 pandemic and WWI|Kate Baggaley|September 25, 2020|Popular Science
Drugs like methamphetamine and neurological disorders like Parkinson’s alter both processes and also involve changes in dopamine.Reasons Revealed for the Brain’s Elastic Sense of Time|Jordana Cepelewicz|September 24, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The pandemic has significantly altered the economy and the job market, including for workers just starting their careers.New poll finds voters under 30 are motivated — and the economy looms larger than ever for them|Eugene Scott|September 23, 2020|Washington Post
Instead of trying to alter those microbiomes, which can be difficult, pregnant women could receive the needed metabolites directly.A mother mouse’s gut microbes help wire her pup’s brain|Carolyn Wilke|September 23, 2020|Science News
They dye their hair and alter their clothes, but not enough to attract attention from authorities.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the things Lawrence had to alter from the book involved President Coin, played by Julianne Moore.‘Mockingjay’s’ Mastermind: Francis Lawrence on the Book vs. Movie, ISIS Parallels, and More|Marlow Stern|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both Trudeau and Alter, levelheaded as they are, are extremely meticulous about their production.
“Democrats say, ‘The only Republicans I like are the ones I see on Alpha House,’” Alter says.
But he said Felina could not be convinced to alter her behavior to account for the increased danger.She Tweeted Against the Mexican Cartels. They Tweeted Her Murder.|Jason McGahan|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The law of nature is unalterable; God Himself cannot alter it any more than He can alter a mathematical axiom.
It is on the whole better to give titles than to alter tariffs in return for subscriptions to party funds.The Island Mystery|George A. Birmingham
Whether they said any thing by way of discussion I do not know—at any rate, it did not alter Tidy's determination.Step by Step|The American Tract Society
Though, purse-proud with your riches, you strut along, yet fortune does not alter your birth.The Works of Horace|Horace
The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention|Lucius Eugene Chittenden