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India’s healthcare system has spiralled into total chaos following the Covid-19 outbreak.Covid-19 is teaching India to use maps to battle the next pandemic|Ananya Bhattacharya|July 30, 2020|Quartz
It’s possible, too, that some of the partisan divides we’re seeing now could start to narrow as outbreaks spiral out of control in states like Arizona, Florida and Texas.Republicans And Democrats See COVID-19 Very Differently. Is That Making People Sick?|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux|July 23, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Images from the telescopes show a spiral disk of gas and dust surrounding AB Aurigae.Developing planet emerges in a swirl of gas|Lisa Grossman|July 6, 2020|Science News For Students
It likely has spiral arms, too, the scientists say — just like the Milky Way.Oldest disk galaxy puts a new spin on galaxy growth|Lisa Grossman|June 30, 2020|Science News For Students
Our spirals might all trace back to an unexpected influence from cosmic rays.Cosmic Rays May Explain Life’s Bias for Right-Handed DNA|Charlie Wood|June 29, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The now-convicted felons will hear their sentences in January, but their story continues to spiral downward.2014 Was a Delectably Good Year for Sleaze|Patricia Murphy|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This downward spiral involving local power politics was obvious to the Americans in the valley.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Without those subsidies, the worst-case scenario has Obamacare entering a fiscal death spiral.A Reminder: Our Justices are Politicians in Robes|Jedediah Purdy|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To his fellow survivors and to the audience, this delusion indicates another slip on a downward spiral.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2008, it was looking at a death spiral: cut credit ratings, claims on the policies, and collateral calls.Remember the $182 Billion AIG Bailout? It Just Wasn’t Generous Enough|Daniel Gross|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The organism is an actively motile spiral thread, about four times the diameter of a red corpuscle in length.
See that silver spiral going out from Venus and around the table to the orbit of Saturn?Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
Spirochte pallida is an extremely slender, spiral, motile thread, with pointed ends.
Upon ulcerated surfaces it is often mingled with other spiral micro-organisms, which adds to the difficulty of its detection.
The palpi of the male are in this species each provided with a spiral screw resembling the tendril of a vine.