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The Best Automotive Paint Guns (Review) in 2020

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If you’re thinking about painting your car or truck, you want a smooth and even texture that can only be achieved by using an automotive paint gun. It’s a handy tool for home mechanics and DIYers who want to refresh the surface of a vehicle without spending a lot of money. However, with so many options available it can be challenging to choose the right product. In the buying guide below, we include some of the top affordable automotive paint

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Researchers say artificial intelligence and machine learning could enhance scientific peer review

Aiming for accuracy
Professor of Medicine and Pharmaceutical SciencesChief, Division of Translational InformaticsThe University of New Mexico. Credit: The University of New Mexico

As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the world, researchers have published hundreds of papers each week reporting their findings—many of which have not undergone a thorough peer review process to gauge their reliability.

In some cases, poorly validated research has massively influenced public policy, as when a French team reported COVID patients were cured by a combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin. The claim was widely publicized, and soon U.S. patients were prescribed these drugs under an emergency use authorization. Further

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2020 Volkswagen Passat review | Car Reviews

Auto123 reviews the 2020 Volkswagen Passat.

When Volkswagen introduced its new top-dog sedan, the Arteon, to its North American lineup in early 2019, attention inevitably turned to what plans the automaker might have for the smaller Passat. Would VW strike it from the lineup, or give it a bold overhaul? The answer, we’ve learned since, is neither. The 2020 model-year constitutes a mild refresh for the Passat, but no more than mild. It’s hard to imagine this new Passat being young and dynamic enough to turn around its fortunes in a segment that’s struggling mightily.

Perhaps Volkswagen has put the

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