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Many colleges dropped their SAT and ACT requirements during the pandemic - here's how it affected admissions

Many colleges around the US made the SAT and ACT optional for fall 2021 applicants. Eva-Katalin/Getty Images The pandemic left many in the high school class of 2021 without an SAT or ACT score to submit. In response, more than 600 schools switched to test-optional for the 2020-21 application season. Without a test requirement, schools from Ivies to the UC system saw massive spikes in applicants. See more stories on Insider's business page. Clara Chaplin had studied. She was ready. A ju...
Tags: Education, California, Senate, Boston, New York City, US, Trends, Strategy, Bank Of America, Chicago, Netflix, Harvard, Iowa, Testing, College Admissions, Bill


Campus reopening mandates: Masks, but no vaccines or negative tests

Glendale Community College’s administrative officials said their plan for a safe campus reopening will not include mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations or negative tests for the virus.  Officials answered questions from students, staff and others during a virtual town hall meeting held May 13 by the college’s Associated Students. The meeting was led by ASGCC President Elise Dulay and ASGCC’s vice president of Organizations, Max Von Winckelmann. Answers came from GCC’s vice president of Student Ser...
Tags: News, GCC, Top Stories, Testing, Fda, Vaccines, University Of California, Glendale Community College, Los Angeles County, David Viar, Viar, Jack Morris, Town Hall, California State University, Instructional Services, ASGCC


An Electric Porsche Macan Is Nearly Here — Packing More Range Than A Taycan

With production rumored to begin next year, Porsche has been on the road to building a new all-electric Macan for a long time by now. This attempt at a world-beating EV crossover is Porsche firing across the bow of the Tesla Model Y and Ford Mustang Mach-E. Jointly developed with Volkswagen, the new Macan will ride on the Premium Platform Electric (PPE), and has the potential to be the best selling Porsche of all time. It's an ambitious project from Porsche as it is said the Macan electric will...
Tags: Tesla, Porsche, Ford, Testing, Autos, Epa, Volkswagen, Electric, Macan, Ford Mustang Mach, Weissach, Michael Steiner, Porsche Macan, Electric Porsche, Premium Platform Electric PPE, Mercedes Benz BMW Audi


US Air Force hypersonic weapon test ended in failure after the missile failed to launch

B-52 bomber carrying a new hypersonic weapon prototype. Edwards Air Force Base An Air Force AGM-183A ARRW hypersonic weapon test ended in failure on Monday. The booster test vehicle carried by a B-52 bomber was unable to complete the launch sequence. The ARRW is expected to be the first air-launched hypersonic weapon in the US arsenal. See more stories on Insider's business page. A US Air Force bomber tried and failed to launch a test missile for a new hypersonic weapon during a long-a...
Tags: Technology, Navy, California, Failure, US, Trends, Testing, Army, Air Force, US Air Force, Mach, China Russia, Edwards Air Force Base, Hypersonic Weapons, Military & Defense, Ryan Pickrell


Airframe: F-117 Nighthawk

The F-117 Nighthawk was a twin-engine stealth attack aircraft designed to exploit low-observable stealth technology. The design was a tectonic shift in combat aircraft design, combining a minuscule radar signature with the ability to deploy laser-guided precision weapons. The F-117 could enter heavily defended enemy airspace undetected and accurately strike high-threat targets. ...
Tags: Iraq, America, History, Military, United States, Nato, Testing, Air Force, General Electric, Pacific, Reserve, Panama, Lockheed, Kuwait, Baghdad, Skunk Works


2021 Nissan Rogue Becomes Perfect SUV for People With Thrill-Seeking Friends

The 2021 Nissan Rogue has bombed the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s front passenger-side crash test with a score of two stars. Since we’re not using the Michelin Guide, this is a stain on the freshly pressed slacks Nissan has put on as part of its all-important restructuring strategy. The automaker has been shedding weight, dropping […] The post 2021 Nissan Rogue Becomes Perfect SUV for People With Thrill-Seeking Friends appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Testing, Autos, Nissan, Nhtsa, Nissan Rogue, Rogue, IIHS, Crash Test, News Blog, Automotive Safety, 2021 Nissan Rogue, Front Overlap


Page Object Model for UI Testing

Software companies are taking more strides to produce quality code. In order to do that they increase the testing for their applications. One of the testing methods used is UI testing, validating the client facing application is behaving as expected. Within the UI testing space there is one method of writing tests that has been at the front of UI testing for many years, Page Object Model or POM. POM treats each “page” in an application as an object in code for example in C# a page might look lik...
Tags: Blog, Ui, Quality, Testing, eLearning, Page Object Model, SearchButton


Test your production UI code without deployment using Chrome DevTools

Have you ever faced an issue in a production, after a release, that you did not encounter during development? Wouldn’t it be helpful to test your hotfixes against the production environment before deployment? The solution is one of the features found in Chrome DevTools: Local Overrides. What is Local Overrides? Local Overrides is a feature allowing users to make changes in DevTools, and [to] keep those changes across page loads. Previously, any changes that [were] made in DevTools...
Tags: Chrome, Blog, Javascript, Testing, Charles, eLearning, Front-end, Web-and-mobile, DevTools


Who was J.D. Power, and what does he mean to you when you're buying a car?

J.D. Power is a powerhouse today, but the enormous company started at a kitchen table ... and you won't believe who the "Associates" in J.D. Power & Associates were. Find out in my story over at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Advertising, Testing, Autos, New Cars, National Post, J D Power, Jil McIntosh, Auto Industry People, Automotive History, Power Associates


A COVID-19 test result means nothing if you don't stay home and isolate for days before taking it

Boots You should self-isolate for 5 to 7 days before getting tested for COVID-19 and stay home until you get your results. That might require quarantining after a possible exposure or planning ahead before traveling. Testing too early, or seeing people while you wait to get tested, means your results won't catch your most recent exposures. Going out into the world before you get your results back could also invalidate a negative test. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If...
Tags: Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Testing, Healthcare, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Swaminathan, Quarantine, Susie Neilson, Hilary Brueck, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention During, Andrea Michelson, Anand Swaminathan


A COVID-19 test result means nothing if you don't isolate before and after

Boots You should self-isolate for 5 to 7 days before getting tested for COVID-19 and stay home until you get your results. That might require quarantining after a possible exposure or planning ahead before traveling. Testing too early, or seeing people while you wait to get tested, means your results won't catch your most recent exposures. Going out into the world before you get your results back could also invalidate a negative test. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If...
Tags: Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Testing, Healthcare, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Swaminathan, Quarantine, Susie Neilson, Hilary Brueck, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention During, Andrea Michelson, Anand Swaminathan


Georgia confirms its first case of more the contagious COVID-19 variant on Election Day

Boots An 18-year-old male was the first Georgia resident to test positive for the new B117 variant of COVID-19. The variant was first discovered in the UK last month and is believed to be more contagious than the original virus. Cases of this variant have also been found in New York, California, Colorado, and Florida. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Georgia Department of Health announced that an 18-year-old male was the state's first case of the new, more contagiou...
Tags: UK, England, New York, Science, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Testing, Department Of Health, Justin Gray, Georgia Department of Health, California Colorado Florida, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Andrea Michelson


Mice with brain-machine interfaces help scientists understand "intentional control"

Brain-machine interfaces allow humans—and mice—to interact with onscreen objects.Such interfaces may gain wide applications as they become more capable.Scientists want to better understand how they work, and are exploring how mice operate them. Brain-machine interfaces, or BMIs, are fascinating. "Brain machine interfaces are devices that allow a person or animal to control a computer with their mind. In humans, that could be controlling a robotic arm to pick up a cup of water, or moving a curso...
Tags: Animals, Neuroscience, Brain, Testing, Innovation, Mice, Bmi, Clancy, Brain Machine Interface, Kelly Clancy, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits, Tom Mrsic Flogel


Watch how close the COVID nasal swab test gets to your brain

Jonathan from the Institute for Human Anatomy and a willing cadaver demonstrate the path of a nasopharyngeal swab during COVID-19 testing. Spoiler: Bone protects your brain from the probe but the distance the swab goes into your head is, Jonathan says, "pretty remarkable." — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Anatomy, Medical, Testing, Jonathan, COVID-19, Institute for Human Anatomy


Employment Testing and What it Means to You

Knowledge is power and knowing what obstacles you might face is half the battle. Prepare, research, and practice.
Tags: Jobs, Testing, Practice, Discover Career Opportunities


Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Fails the Moose Test in Dramatic Fashion

Sweden’s evasive maneuver test, better known as the moose test, is a brutal simulation of what might happen if your lane was suddenly occupied by a giant mammal and you had to get out of the way in a hurry or prepare yourself to become one with the animal. It also happens to be one […] The post Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Fails the Moose Test in Dramatic Fashion appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sweden, Safety, Testing, Autos, Toyota, Phev, Toyota Motor Corp, News Blog, RAV4, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Moose Test, Elk Test, Evasive Manoeuvre Test, Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid


Porsche Finds Surprising Pace In Pre-Season Formula E Testing

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Testing, Autos, Formula E, Valencia, Pascal Wehrlein, Andre Lotterer


The New Porsche 911 RSR Screams Violently In On-Track Testing

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Tags: Racing, Porsche, Testing, Autos, FIA World Endurance Championship, 911 RSR


Performance Test Liquibase Update

When doing a liquibase update to a database if you’re having performance issues, it can be hard to find out which updates are causing problems. If you need to measure the time to apply each sql statement we can use mockito to spy liquibase’s JDBCExecutor and print out each SQL and it’s time to complete. One gotcha is that you have to place your test in the liquibase.executor.jvm package so that you can have access to the StatementCallback interface. package liquibase.execut...
Tags: Blog, Testing, Java, eLearning, Liquibase, Modern API


FDA Issues First Emergency Use Authorization for Rapid, At-Home Covid-19 Test

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first rapid coronavirus test kit that can be performed at home, issuing an emergency use authorization to manufacturer Lucira Health late on Tuesday.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Technology, Medicine, Testing, Food And Drug Administration, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Coronavirus Testing, Lucira Health, Lucira, Test Kits


A global black market for negative COVID-19 test results has emerged, with fakes starting around $200

A healthcare worker administers a COVID-19 test at United Memorial Medical Center testing site in Houston, Texas, June 25, 2020. MARK FELIX/AFP /AFP via Getty Images As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, people around the world are turning to the black market for negative COVID-19 tests that enable them to travel. Incidents in South America, Europe, and Africa highlight the emerging global black market for negative COVID-19 results. In one case, police in France arrested a ring of sellers ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, UK, Science, News, France, Africa, Trends, Ap, Paris, Testing, Brazil, Ethiopia, World Health Organization, North America


How to explain the Covid-19 ‘weekend effect’

Reported Covid-19 cases and the number of people tested typically fall over the weekend. But this doesn’t mean that the virus is taking a break The post How to explain the Covid-19 ‘weekend effect’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Testing, Openaccess, Anne von Gottberg, Lockdown, Tin Roof, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Disaster Management Act, Atiya Mosam, Second Wave, Glenda Davison, Weekend Effect


US smashes single-day record for new coronavirus cases, with spikes in every swing state

A health worker walks near a COVID-19 testing site at St. John's Well Child and Family Center, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, July 24, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images A record 88,452 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the United States on Thursday, according to The Covid Tracking Project. For the second day in a row, over 1,000 people also died from the coronavirus. The increase in new cases has been accompanied by a spike in hospitalizati...
Tags: Post, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, United States, Testing, Michigan, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, The Washington Post, Afp, Pennsylvania Ohio


WH COVID Testing Czar Clashes With Trump’s ‘Rounding The Curve’ Claims, Says Rising Cases ‘Are Real’

Admiral Brett Giroir, who serves as the assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the White House’s leader on COVID-19 testing, on Wednesday morning pushed back against President Donald Trump’s falsely rosy framing of the COVID-19 pandemic. During an interview with “Today” show host Savannah Guthrie, Giroir rejected Trump’s false claim that increased testing is the only reason why the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has spiked. “It’s not just...
Tags: News, White House, Testing, Donald Trump, Trump, Department of Health and Human Services HHS, Guthrie, Brett Giroir, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19, Giroir, Savannah Guthrie Giroir, Girior


How do lie detectors work?

In a 2002 study, 60 percent of people were found to lie at least once during a 10-minute conversation, with most people telling an average of two or three lies. The polygraph, invented in the early 1920s, detects physiological responses to lying (such as elevated heart and respiratory rates as well as spikes in blood pressure.Three main areas of the brain are stimulated during deception: the frontal lobe, the limbic system, and the temporal lobe.According to the American Polygraph Association, ...
Tags: Psychology, England, California, Communication, Neuroscience, Mindfulness, Testing, Innovation, Emotions, Dan Ariely, Duke, Forensics, Personal Growth, Jessica Stillman, American Polygraph Association, Cognitive Science


Researchers Create 30-Second Phlegm Test to Detect Covid-19

Science is moving at a rapid pace to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic. In recent months, researchers have developed tests to detect covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, using different substances such as saliva. Now, there’s apparently another substance that can tell us whether someone has covid-19,…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Testing, Coronavirus, Covid 19


What Is This High-Riding Porsche 911 Prototype Spied In Testing?

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Tags: 911, Safari, Porsche, Testing, Autos, Prototype, Nurburgring, Porsche Prototypes


Ford’s Autonomous Offensive Places Escape Hybrid on the Front Line

With Ford having discontinued the Fusion sedan to prioritize higher-margin models, the automaker will need to select a different unit as its preferred platform for self-driving test mules. It will need to choose wisely, too. According to the company, its fourth of generation autonomous test vehicles will foreshadow real-world commercial endeavors using the technology. On […] The post Ford’s Autonomous Offensive Places Escape Hybrid on the Front Line appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Testing, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Self-driving Cars, Ford Motor Co, Avs, News Blog, Argo AI, Development Programs


Despite Grim Case Numbers, the U.S. Wants to Open a New York-London Travel Corridor by the Holidays: Report

The U.S. is not going to let grim coronavirus numbers, which are still among the highest in the world, rain on its transatlantic travel parade. A new report in the Wall Street Journal states that Trump administration officials are working on creating a travel corridor between New York City and London “as soon as the…Read more...
Tags: Travel, Science, London, New York City, Testing, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, New York London Travel Corridor


How long you should wait before getting a coronavirus test if you think you've been exposed

Coronavirus testing continues at the ProHealth testing centers in Jericho, New York on April 22, 2020. J. Conrad Williams, Jr./Newsday RM via Getty Images If you are exposed to someone with the coronavirus, it usually takes at least a few days for the infection to incubate in your body.  That's why public health experts recommend waiting 5 to 7 days after any exposure to the virus to get tested. Stay in quarantine for 14 days from your exposure, no matter what your test results may show, a...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Public Health, Egypt, Testing, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Conrad Williams, Abbott, Trump, Lee, Virginia Tech, Minnesota Department of Health, Jericho New York