Links 3/27/22

Links for you. Science:

Use of At-Home COVID-19 Tests — United States, August 23, 2021–March 12, 2022
Nowhere is safe: Record number of patients contracted Covid in the hospital in January (wrote about nosocomial infection a while ago)
Bone-boosting lettuce could help Mars astronauts stay healthy
Injectsense collects $1.7M grant for its eye implant smaller than a grain of rice
Biden administration (finally) elevates healthy buildings as part of national Covid strategy

Other:

Meet the Bike Man who brought the trucker convoy to a crawl
A Big Bet to Kill the Password for Good
Russia is risking the creation of a “splinternet”—and it could be irreversible
D.C. can pioneer a new way forward in drug policy
Russia accused of deliberately trying to cause famine in Ukraine
The Birth of the American Foreign Correspondent
The U.S. Christians Who Pray for Putin. The mystical connection between white Southern nostalgia, the global family values movement, and Russia.
Fringe Republicans are not the problem. It’s the party’s mainstream.
Lawmakers examine FAA response to aviation noise, say more public outreach is needed
Hit the Rails, Amtrak Joe!
Bowser Moves to Delay Expansion of Paid Leave Benefits, Sparking Another Fight Over the Program
D.C. Sues Grubhub Over Allegations The Third-Party Delivery App Exploited Restaurants, Misled Customers
Covid vaccinations — including boosters — fall to lowest levels since 2020
The Archeology of War
Bowser Uses Budget To Reverse D.C. Council On Police In Schools, Child Welfare Watchdog
A Bad News Day For Metro: No Quick Fix For 7000-Series, Silver Line Opening Delayed Again
Putin’s purge of ‘traitors’ scoops up pensioners, foodies and peaceniks
One month into the Ukraine war, a defiant nation is forever changed but adapting
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Long Pause Explained Racism and Sexism in America
Did Columbia game the U.S. News college rankings with sketchy data?

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