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This odd selectivity is not peculiar to primates — there are countless examples of pathogens devastating certain host species but not others.Researchers Read the Sugary ‘Language’ on Cell Surfaces|Rachel Crowell|May 3, 2021|Quanta Magazine
I would imagine it’s a long list of, you know, 500 schools on your wall ordered roughly by selectivity.Paying for College Can Be Overwhelming. Here's What You Need to Know to Find an Affordable Option|Sean Gregory|February 5, 2021|Time
Limited agency talent and budgetary pressures will only heighten this selectivity going forward.
The remarkable selectivity that neurons show, Quiroga argues, isn’t absolute.Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV - Issue 93: Forerunners|Adithya Rajagopalan|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
This selectivity is partially why optogenetics is so powerful.Scientists Found a New Way to Control the Brain With Light—No Surgery Required|Shelly Fan|October 13, 2020|Singularity Hub
This is due in part to individual attention given the defendants, but also the selectivity of the courts.From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals|Matthew Wolfe|July 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But their selectivity in applying scripture shows the depth of their hypocrisy.Why Black Preachers Pretend a Key Civil-Rights Leader Didn’t Exist|Mansfield Frazier, Larry Durstin|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
While only 20 years old, Prince Valentine laments the selectivity inherent in international justice.Liberian Nostalgia for War Criminal Charles Taylor|Finlay Young|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She even has a name for this phenomenon: the socio-emotional selectivity theory.
Like a thunderstorm creating radio static, there was no selectivity.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
The rare-earths possess the property of selectivity and are fortunately highly refractory.
This selectivity of absorption may account for the difference in the toxicity of zinc salts to plants in the various soils.Inorganic Plant Poisons and Stimulants|Winifred E. Brenchley
Certainly the principle of selectivity is a byway of possibilities.
The effect of the selectivity of the “yellow spot” is noticeable in viewing certain colors.Visual Illusions|Matthew Luckiesh