Monthly Archives: November 2020

Links 11/25/20

Links for you. Science: Data Heroes of Covid Tracking Project Are Still Filling U.S. Government Void Politics, Science and the Remarkable Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine The District’s COVID-19 Data Reporting is Strong but Opportunities Exist for Improvement and Increased … Continue reading

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People Have to Like This Crap: Give Them All the Things

If there is a political slogan this blog lives by, it’s ‘people have to like this crap.’ And people like having things. That’s why all the preemptive caterwauling about a proposal floated by Sen. Chuck Schumer for an executive order … Continue reading

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Links 11/24/20

Links for you. Science: For 15 Years Sweden Thought Enemy Submarines Were Invading Its Territory. It Turned Out To Be Herring Farts Deep Sea Rush: With valuable metals on the ocean floor, speculators are circling Trends in County-Level COVID-19 Incidence … Continue reading

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When You Miss Superspreading, Everything Looks Like ‘Community Spread’ and Family Gatherings

Over the last couple of weeks, there seem to be a lot of political figures claiming how ‘community spread’ and family gatherings are leading to the rise in cases. There’s a definite political advantage to this: if the blame can … Continue reading

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Links 11/23/20

Links for you. Science: 2 Companies Say Their Vaccines Are 95% Effective. What Does That Mean? Scientists Create a Buzz With the First Ever Global Map of Bee Species What the data say about asymptomatic COVID infections Public Health Programs … Continue reading

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The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: Our Response Is a Kinder, Gentler Trumpism

Needless to say, that means the state of the state is not good. It was another disastrous week for COVID-19 in D.C. The entire city and all wards, including the ‘low prevalence bastions’ of Ward 2 and 3, are now … Continue reading

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Links 11/22/20

Links for you. Science: Government-Funded Scientists Laid the Groundwork for Billion-Dollar Vaccines Cautious optimism: Early vaccine data suggests COVID-19 nightmare really will end some day These Four-Foot Lizards Will Eat Anything—and They’re Invading the Southeastern U.S. (murder hornets?) What Moderna’s … Continue reading

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Creepy Donnie

Though when isn’t he creepy? Observed at the corner of 16th and P Streets NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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Links 11/21/20

Links for you. Science: Bolivia’s Tsimane people’s average body temperature fell half a degree in 16 years Unwanted guests: Stink bugs set to invade DC-area homes 349 Locals Have Helped Researchers Discover A Lot About COVID-19 Vaccine D.C. Researchers Spent … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Stead Sunset The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: We Need to Rollback “Defund the Police” Isn’t a Crisis, It’s an Opportunity It’s 2020, and Democrats Still Don’t Understand Their Voters Will There Ever Be … Continue reading

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