Links 8/2/21

Links for you. Science:

Cognitive deficits in people who have recovered from COVID-19
Cicada eggs are showing red eyes, with the next generation moments from hatching
A Python-based programming language for high-performance computational genomics
Effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant
SARS-CoV-2 Lambda Variant Remains Susceptible to Neutralization by mRNA Vaccine-elicited Antibodies and Convalescent Serum


A Few Words on Bob Moses (one of the best pieces I’ve read on the late Robert Moses–historians are good)
Native voters are clearing hurdles. That’s why some politicians want to make them higher.
Gunman in deadly Fort Worth shooting stoned to death by angry mob
Stop Insulting Trump Voters and Their Concerns. Instead, Shut Up and Take It.
Philadelphia bystanders ran the Patriot Front out of town. It won’t be the last time.
Rising seas pose an ‘existential threat’ to MBTA, study warns
Memo to media: Stop coddling vaccine dead-enders
Under-30s reluctant to take Covid vaccine cite fertility and side-effect concerns (and we’re not going to convince them quickly enough, so start laying down some mandates)
NYC Delta COVID Wave Sends Relatively Few to Hospitals So Far
Airbnb is trying to sell itself as a savior for struggling cities and small towns. But it’s actually a devil in disguise.
What vaccinated people should really know about their risk from the delta variant.
Should Vaccinated People Start Wearing Masks Again?
Structural Racism Isn’t Wokeness, It’s Reality. Christians must not deny the full consequences of centuries of intentional, racist harm. (from a right-wing conservative–take it when you can get it)
Republicans unleashed a deadly vaccine skepticism. Can they now contain it?
What Would It Take for Boston to Become a Car-Free City?
An Alabama mother who lost her son to covid says not getting the vaccine is her biggest regret
Is Vaxed America Running Out of Patience?
Enough already. It’s time for vaccine entry passes.
Why I’m Sure Trump Will Run for President in 2024
In Official Washington, Chasten Buttigieg is a stranger in a (very) strange land
U Street NW’s Velvet Lounge and Dodge City Are Closing

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