Links 8/16/21

Links for you. Science:

The mice are invading homes. They’re destroying crops. They’re chewing through appliances, sofas, cars — and livelihoods.
Decimated by famine, Florida’s manatees face an uncertain future
Like in ‘Postapocalyptic Movies’: Heat Wave Killed Marine Wildlife en Masse
Ticks and Lyme Disease: Your Questions Answered
A Plant That ‘Cannot Die’ Reveals Its Genetic Secrets


A Quick Reminder That Mandating Vaccines Is Totally Constitutional
Teachers Union President Says She Supports Vaccine Mandates
The Establishment Beat Nina Turner. What Does It Mean? It will be pegged as a victory against Sanders forces, or for dark money. It’s also about the years Turner spent out of a very gerrymandered and besieged district.
Trump DOJ Ally Reportedly Pushed Wild Theory China May Have Used Vote-Hacking Thermometers
Have You Tried Reducing Turnover
Texas Won’t Require Schools To Inform All Parents Of COVID-19 Outbreaks
Pfizer and Moderna Mock Biden, Raise Vaccine Prices
Kool & The Gang Co-Founder Dennis Thomas Dies At 70
Florida in revolt as COVID cases spike, DeSantis rejects health measures
‘This is not political’: Boston restaurateurs devise their own public health measures amid absence of mandates
Incrementalism For All Who Can Survive It
A group of doctors, medical students seeks to prohibit Boston’s hospital chiefs from working on corporate boards
Progressives Run the Table on Regulatory Posts
Who Trump Thinks Is Really to Blame for the Covid Surge: It’s not unvaccinated conservative voters. It’s all about the border.
Nina Turner Lost to the Redbox: How Shontel Brown used questionably legal campaign finance tactics to take a House seat
Taming The Greedocracy
Far-right vigilante militias on U.S.–Mexico border enjoy a cozy relationship with Border Patrol
Markie Post, Actress Known for ‘The Fall Guy’ and ‘Night Court,’ Dies at 70
Olive Garden’s Expansion Of Paid Sick Leave During COVID-19 Reduced The Share Of Employees Working While Sick
The Hybrid Office Is Anti-Worker – And A Failure of Management
The next time the GOP attempts a coup d’état, it won’t be loud. It will be quiet. It will be legal

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