Links 11/3/20

Links for you. Science:

Wealthy funder pays reparations for use of HeLa cells
Dogs have an intense sense of smell — and love for their owners.
Tests Show Genetic Signature of Virus That May Have Infected President Trump
The ‘very, very bad look’ of remdesivir, the first FDA-approved COVID-19 drug
Our research group has sequenced the viral genomes of two SARS-CoV-2 infections that were connected to the White House COVID19 outbreak
Will Fauci have a job? Will the public regain trust in the FDA? 8 of the scientific institutions and traditions on the line on Tuesday


Rising tide of violence, propaganda reveal Tuesday’s stakes for America: freedom or fascism?
Trump just revealed his plot to steal the election. Here’s a way to stop him.
Susan Collins Backs QAnon Believers for Maine Legislature
Owen Park Apartments (1939) Indian Village, Detroit, MI
U.S. Diplomat Coughs Online, and European Allies Wonder if They Were Exposed. A senior State Department official who tested positive for the coronavirus after a trip to Europe has angered other diplomats and irritated foreign officials whom he could have infected.
Rick Santorum-linked plasma company operating out of a condo in line for $65 million for COVID research
Trump supporter in penis mask charged with assault
Virus Rate Fell to 2% From 34% in One Area. But Did Anything Change? Concerns have arisen that communities may be manipulating coronavirus positivity rates by discouraging sick people from being tested.
More DC Businesses Are Closing Out of Concern About Election Disruption: Some storefronts are boarding up in preparation
It’s Absolutely Heartbreaking to Watch Washington Boarding Up for an Election
Trump Says He Will Fire Dr. Anthony Fauci After the Election
How governments in the West failed to learn
HHS relaxed oversight of problematic Covid-19 tests despite being told of accuracy concerns
We Read Through VA’s and MD’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plans. Here’s What You Need To Know.
These Landlords File the Most Evictions in D.C.
Young woman killed in the D.C. neighborhood where she helped to prevent gun violence
Scooters are badly designed and increase inequality. Here’s how to fix them. The ideal shared electric scooter would work and look quite differently.
Biden camp cancels multiple Texas events after a “Trump Train” surrounded a campaign bus
Advocates Want a D.C. Jail Resident to Run for an ANC Seat That’s Never Been Filled. ANC 7F07, the single member district that includes the D.C. Jail, hasn’t had a commissioner since it was created in 2012
My party is destroying itself on the altar of Trump
Why Trump Can’t Afford to Lose
Voting Turnout: Three Simple Ways to Get Out the Vote
Is this the year the New South turns blue?

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