Links 5/18/21

Links for you. Science:

Scientists uncover longtime mystery about where some sea turtles go after hatching: The Sargasso Sea
At Illumina, the ‘era of the genome’ has arrived. But what role will the company play? (I guess clinical bacterial genome sequencing is a niche activity)
So, those Navy videos showing UFOs? I’m not saying it’s not aliens, but it’s not aliens.
Vaccines didn’t stop the Yankees’ covid-19 outbreak. But the case proves how well they work.


Yes, lockdowns were good: It’s a moot point now, but let’s set the record straight (excellent)
Free Community College Is Great, But It Doesn’t Solve Everything
The Supreme Court Doesn’t Need to Overrule Roe v. Wade Entirely to Damage Abortion Rights
Jail Time and Big Fines: G.O.P. Seeks Harsh Penalties for Poll Workers
My Life After COVID (my concern wasn’t dying, but getting fucked up like this)
The Republican Assault on Voting Rights Now Includes Knuckling Poll Workers
Loch Ness tour guide doesn’t give a fuck
How to Be a Better Customer When Restaurants Fully Reopen in D.C.
Meet the Four Kinds of People Holding Us Back From Full Vaccination
CDC veteran Anne Schuchat to resign in second high-level departure from agency
L.A. County orders Trader Joe’s, Walmart and other chains not to relax mask rules
Mask controversy spurs CDC to rethink its pandemic response

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