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evidence (usually the testimony of a witness) directly related to the fact in dispute

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There is consistent but poor quality direct evidence that wind farm noise is associated with annoyance, as well as less consistent, poor quality direct evidence of an association between sleep disturbance and wind farm noise.
At this time there is no direct evidence of bribery against the state prosecutors," Mendez said.
He told judges at the Hague court yesterday: "The office gathered direct evidence about orders issued by Gaddafi, direct evidence of Saif al-Islam organising the recruitment of mercenaries and direct evidence of the participation of al-Senussi in attacks on demonstrators.
We now have direct evidence for structures around other stars that are directly analogous to the asteroid belt in our solar system.
We have not seen any direct evidence that these bone problems are related to the metabolic disturbances observed in HIV-positive people.
The confession was the only direct evidence in the jury trial that the sexual misconduct occurred over a period of at least three months, the appellate court said.
So, the fossils provide direct evidence that a rainforest existed in that area more than 10 million years ago.
Now researchers have uncovered the first direct evidence that maternal exposure to a phytoestrogen in soy can cause lifelong epigenetic changes--that is, changes in gene activity from processes other than changes in the DNA sequence--in mouse offspring [EHP 114:567-572; Dolinoy et al.
This study provides support for the idea that hormones influence MS, but not direct evidence that oral contraceptives can prevent MS.
We investigated a case of hepatitis E acquired after persons ate wild boar meat, Genotype 3 hepatitis E virus (HEV) RNA was detected in both patient serum and wild boar meat, These findings provided direct evidence of zoonotic foodborne transmission of HEV from a wild boar to a human.
In none of these images is there much direct evidence of any overt health hazard--no rodent infestation, no rotting food--just piles and piles of stuff, a sedimentation of acquisition that the artist often seems to find more compelling than upsetting, and more open to interpretation than one might expect.
The paleontologists who unearthed the 130-million-year-old fossils in northeastern China announced in October that their find provides the first direct evidence that tyrannosaurs had protofeathers.
Supreme Court affirmed the Ninth Circuit, holding that direct evidence of discrimination is not required for a worker to obtain a mixed-motive jury instruction under Title VII.
Direct Evidence is represented by research on Core Knowledge schools, research showing that Core Knowledge can help lift student scores and close the gap between the more and less advantaged students.
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