Links 4/11/22

Links for you. Science:

Arthur D. Riggs, 82, Dies; Led Team That Invented Artificial Insulin
Infectious viral load in unvaccinated and vaccinated individuals infected with ancestral, Delta or Omicron SARS-CoV-2 (viral load–infectious particles–is lower in boosted people)
Cuts in Britain Could Cause a Covid Data Drought
Squirrels, they’re just like us: They have personalities
Why do flocks of birds swoop and swirl together in the sky?
Sidney Altman, Nobel laureate in chemistry, dies at 82


Reality Bites
‘We Are Tired of Killing’: How Long Can Ukraine Trade Land for Blood?
Ballot stuffing mars Salt Lake County’s GOP nominating convention, as Republicans warn of voter fraud conspiracies (self-projection)
The CDC is beholden to corporations and lost our trust. We need to start our own
Urban Cars
What I’ve seen in Bucha: Even for a veteran combat photojournalist, the scenes of atrocities in Ukraine are horrifying
1 Good Reason For Trump To Want His Old Job Back: Staying Out Of Prison
By denying a Ukrainian culture, Putin flattens his own
The streets belong to the people
How Russia’s Ukraine invasion doomed the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine
‘The Eagle Has Landed’ author Jack Higgins dies at 92
The FDA’s Food Failure
Putin’s War in Ukraine Shatters an Illusion in Russia
Spurred by Putin, Russians Turn on One Another Over the War
What Common Good? Adrian Vermeule has a new constitutional theory that hides its religious foundations.
It’s All Over
What Amazon Will Do Next. What Unions Must Do Next.
Nationalize the U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry to Save the Planet
Do Yourself a Favor and Go Find a ‘Third Place’
Ketanji Brown Jackson Was a Public Defender. Here’s Why That’s a Great Thing.
Before Giving Billions to Jared Kushner, Saudi Investment Fund Had Big Doubts

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