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Pasteurized Dairy Foods Free of Live Bird Flu, Federal Tests Confirm

But the scope of the outbreak among cattle remains uncertain, and little human testing has been done.

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Harvard Will Require Test Scores for Admission

The university is the latest highly selective school to end its policy that made submitting SAT or ACT scores optional.

Science

How a Snake Uses Its Sense of Smell

These reptiles and their social networks are understudied, according to researchers applying scents to different snakes to assess their behavior.

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North Korea Missile Test Hints at Greater Menace to U.S. Bases

The test, analysts said, may have involved a new intermediate-range hypersonic missile that is faster to launch and more difficult…

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No, the SAT Isn’t Racist

That’s three down: Last week, Brown University reinstated standardized testing as a part of its admissions requirements, following Yale and…

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A Blood Test Shows Promise for Early Colon Cancer Detection

Many patients are reluctant to undergo colonoscopies or conduct at-home fecal tests. Doctors see potential in another screening method.

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U. of Texas at Austin Will Return to Standardized Test Requirement

The university said SAT and ACT scores help it place students in programs that fit them best.

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Who Needs Paper? Many Students Embrace the All-Digital SAT.

Several test takers across the country found themselves in favor of the new format of the college admissions exam —…

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No More No. 2 Pencils: The SAT Goes Fully Digital

The new format cuts nearly an hour out of the exam and has shorter reading passages.

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Brown University Will Reinstate Standardized Tests for Admission

The school joins Yale, Dartmouth and M.I.T. in backtracking on “test optional” policies adopted during the pandemic.

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