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This week, researchers from the DNA testing company 23andMe published a paper in Nature Genetics suggesting that those infected with the virus who possess a certain genetic locus were 11 percent more likely to lose their sense of taste or smell.Some people still can’t smell or taste a year after COVID|Maggie Galloway|January 18, 2022|Popular-Science
The personas you’ve created can act as the locus of the content topic universe, enabling you to brainstorm themes that are specific to that type of customer.How to drive the funnel through content marketing and link building|George Nguyen|September 10, 2021|Search Engine Land
For small to mid-sized rooms at middle-to-mildly loud volumes, bookshelf speakers stand at the locus between price, footprint, and performance, while also presenting an enormous amount of options in the price range, design, and features.The best bookshelf speakers fill your room with sound, not clutter|Tony Ware|July 19, 2021|Popular-Science
The points in the resulting locus were all the same distance away from the intersection.Can You Bowl Three Strikes?|Zach Wissner-Gross|June 18, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Today, conservative media isn’t just a locus of power on the right.What a scorching John Boehner book excerpt says about today’s GOP|Paul Waldman|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
With Mitch McConnell soon to be in charge, look for the Senate to become the locus of attacks on campaign finance reform.Just What We Needed: More Campaign Spending|Mark McKinnon|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The 18th Street Gang was named after the locus of its birth in the Ramparts section.The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis|Michael Daly|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This question of accountability has interesting links with the theory of “locus of control.”If You're Fat You've Only Got Yourself to Blame|Emma Woolf|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He despised it for showing war not as an arena of bravery and honor but as a locus of dread and fear.Did Hollywood Collaborate With Hitler? A New Book Makes Bold Claims.|Christopher Bray|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At the locus of policy on peace, territory and Palestinians, the picture is worse.Lapid Lost, Obama Distracts|Gershom Gorenberg|March 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thus we find even in medival times, Westminster alluded to by monkish writers as a locus terribilis or sacred place.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
Est hic insignis locus, si quis alius est in toto Paulo: proinde diligenter excutere singulas particulas convenit.
The evolute of a curve is the curve which is the envelope of all its normals or the locus of all its centres of curvature.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Nec mora, condicitur pugn locus, eidemque stata temporis meta prfigitur.
Vnde locus ille hoc nomine Anglico Qualmhul, a strage uidelicet et sepultura interfectorum merito meruit intitulari.
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plur. loci (loh-seye, loh-keye)
In geometry, the set of all points (and only those points) that satisfy certain conditions; these points form a curve or figure. For example, the locus of all points in space one foot from a given point is a sphere having a radius of one foot and having its center at the given point. The locus of all points in a plane one foot from a given point is a circle having a radius of one foot and having its center at the given point.