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They have been studying a roughly 7-million-year-old fossil.American crocs seem to descend from kin that crossed the Atlantic|Carolyn Wilke|August 25, 2020|Science News For Students
These changes equate to a roughly 6 and 9 percent jump in body mass in males and females, respectively, or about a one kilogram increase on average, the team reports July 31 in the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.Culling dingoes with poison may be making them bigger|Jake Buehler|August 19, 2020|Science News
The home-improvement chain said that domestic same-store sales rose 25% in the quarter that ended in early August, roughly twice as much as Wall Street expected.Home Depot sales jump 25% as homebound shoppers spruce up their houses|Phil Wahba|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Petra Nova was meant to cut the unit’s carbon footprint by about a third—roughly the equivalent of taking 300,000 cars off the road each year.
Lord’s group extracted a complete set of nuclear DNA, which is inherited from both parents, from a roughly 18,530-year-old woolly rhino bone.Climate change, not hunters, may have killed off woolly rhinos|Bruce Bower|August 13, 2020|Science News
The U.S. only plans to train roughly 3,000 Iraqi troops in the first year.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
These (roughly) $2,500 ceremonies are supposedly about encouraging “positive feelings” on the part of the single brides.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is a multimillion-dollar business in which roughly 15 million fowl die a year.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the end of the construction period, the number of deaths had reached roughly twenty percent of the workforce.
Since 1987, there have been roughly 1,300 cases filed under the blasphemy laws, according to varied reports.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"We will go to the Hotel de l'Europe, if you press it;" and away the cabriolet joggled over the roughly paved street.
He stepped to the girl, and roughly raised her chin with his hand so that she was forced to look him in the face.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
A few have the eye and the artistic impulse needed for picturing, roughly at least, the look of an object.Children's Ways|James Sully
Marceau, indignant at being rebuked by a young staff officer, roughly asked, "And who are you?"Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
You could use some force to prevent him, you could not kill him, or put out his eyes, or treat him roughly.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles