Monthly Archives: December 2020

Links 12/31/20

Links for you. Science: Covid-19 wasn’t the only medical story this year. Here’s what you missed in 2020. Parasites may not be cute and cuddly, but they need saving too, scientists say ‘We are not prepared’: The flaws inside Public … Continue reading

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One Year Ago

On Promed: “UNDIAGNOSED PNEUMONIA – CHINA (HUBEI): REQUEST FOR INFORMATION” More innocent times.

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The Year in Ersatz Signing Statements: The Long, Hot, COVID Summer

Following on yesterday, we present you July: MOAR BELOW!

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Links 12/30/20

Links for you. Science: How Mink, Like Humans, Were Slammed by the Coronavirus How COVID-19 Hollowed Out a Generation of Young Black Men A New Population of Blue Whales Was Discovered Hiding in the Indian Ocean Just How Dark Were … Continue reading

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The Year in Ersatz Signing Statements: Beware the Ides of April

Following on yesterday, let’s revisit April’s ersatz signing statements… MOAR BELOW!

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Links 12/29/20

Links for you. Science: Effects of transcriptional noise on estimates of gene and transcript expression in RNA sequencing experiments Eight-Armed Underwater Bullies: Watch Octopuses Punch Fish What are COVID archivists keeping for tomorrow’s historians? Weather Service faces backlash after launching … Continue reading

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The Year in Ersatz Signing Statements: In the Beginning

Looking through these, in retrospect, this year’s signing statements sting a little (or a lot). Anyway… The halcyon days of January: MOAR BELOW!

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Links 12/28/20

Links for you. Science: How Much Herd Immunity Is Enough? Scientists initially estimated that 60 to 70 percent of the population needed to acquire resistance to the coronavirus to banish it. Now Dr. Anthony Fauci and others are quietly shifting … Continue reading

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The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: Deadly, and No Change

This week, while not worse than last, was still horrible with 31 deaths. The entire city and all wards, including the ‘low prevalence bastions’ of Ward 2 and 3, are now well above the German rollback threshold of 50 new … Continue reading

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Links 12/27/20

Links for you. Science: The Mysterious Link Between COVID-19 and Sleep Many U.S. health experts underestimated the coronavirus — until it was too late (hard to know what “many” means; most of the people I work with, while not thinking … Continue reading

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