Monthly Archives: May 2020

White Star

Observed on P Street NW, between 14th and Kingman, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Links 5/30/20

Links for you. Science: Are We Ready? How We Are Preparing – And Not Preparing – Kids For Climate Change There May Be a Unique Coronavirus Immune Response Covid-19 Patients Not Infectious After 11 Days: Singapore Study More COVID-19 research … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: May Blues D.C.’s COVID-19 Data Problems I Would Like to Thank Some of America’s Churches for Conducting an Interesting Experiment Twitter Is Not a Platform, It Is a Publisher The Rareness of COVID-19 Will … Continue reading

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Links 5/29/20

Links for you. Science: After Coronavirus, Office Workers Might Face Unexpected Health Threats: Stagnant plumbing systems in emptied commercial buildings could put returning employees at risk of Legionnaires’ and other illnesses. Why one published research finding is misleading Washing your … Continue reading

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A Very Mixed Feeling About D.C.’s Moving to Phase One

So today is the big day for D.C.: it’s relaxing, somewhat, restrictions on activity (you can read the details here). It was going to happen eventually, though I really think the city should have waited until the original date of … Continue reading

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Links 5/28/20

Links for you. Science: CDC: Coronavirus mainly spreads through person-to-person contact and ‘does not spread easily’ on contaminated surfaces Estimating the Global Infection Fatality Rate of COVID-19 Some Zoos, and Some of Their Animals, May Not Survive the Pandemic (or … Continue reading

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The Rareness of COVID-19 Will Protect Stupid People from Their Stupidity…

…until it doesn’t. Over the weekend, a lot of people were shocked by video of people attempting to help the SARS-Cov2 virus reestablish itself spending time in large, dense social settings–the antithesis of social distancing–here’s video of one of many … Continue reading

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Links 5/27/20

Links for you. Science: New research rewrites history of when Covid-19 took off in the U.S. — and points to missed chances to stop it (“Our finding that the virus associated with the first known transmission network in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Twitter Is Not a Platform, It Is a Publisher

Ditto Facebook and many other sites. With Twitter’s new policy of putting disclaimers on Donald Trump’s tweets, after he engaged in some vile scandalmongering, it’s now clear and undeniable that Twitter is a publisher, not a mere platform. They are … Continue reading

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Links 5/26/20

Links for you. Science: Antimalarial drug touted by President Trump is linked to increased risk of death in coronavirus patients, study says The Black American Amputation Epidemic University of Iowa researchers expect their coronavirus at-home spit test to be approved … Continue reading

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