Links 4/15/22

Links for you. Science:

Ocean Warming Doubles Odds for Extreme Atlantic Hurricane Seasons
Low-cost genomics enable high-throughput isolate screening and strain-level microbiome profiling
Household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from unvaccinated asymptomatic and symptomatic household members with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection: an antibody-surveillance study
STD rates remained high during the first year of the pandemic
Multiple lines of evidence indicate survival of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker in Louisiana

Other:

The Pandemic Has Trapped Millions in Unending Grief
Laughing Ourselves to Death at the Gridiron Dinner
I stopped my wife from opening mutilated daughter’s coffin to protect her from even more grief: Andrii Dereko pulls back his inconsolable partner after her 23-year-old child’s ‘horrific’ death at the hands of Russian torturers
Child Brides and the “Grooming” Lie: How the latest front in the right wing’s culture war puts America’s children at risk
Who cares about climate change? Biden brings back E15 gas
9:30 Club, Other I.M.P. Music Venues Drop Vaccine Requirements
Colleagues worry Dianne Feinstein is now mentally unfit to serve, citing recent interactions (worse than I previously thought)
What Can Democrats Do to Fight Texas’s Abortion Ban? Lots.
Ukrainian Holocaust survivors flee war again — this time to Germany
A Genocide Friendly GOP
Long COVID: The invisible public health crisis fuelling labour shortages
California Voters Get What They Asked For
How the Right Is Bringing Christian Prayer Back Into Public Schools
Police shootings and the logic of authoritarianism
Trump screwed up in the last debates, so the Republican Party just announced they’re killing them
Two things keep happening at Starbucks: Union wins, and union supporters facing retaliatory firing
Mitch McConnell Knew the Depths of Trump’s Plot to Steal the Election Weeks Before January 6
GOP state senator, seven other women say Charles Herbster groped them; he denies allegations
Bidenworld projects calm about Covid but bite their nails in private
The Failure of Subway Policing
Washington Teachers’ Union endorses Robert White for mayor

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