Links 5/19/22

Links for you. Science:

The risk of COVID-19 death is much greater and age dependent with type I IFN autoantibodies
Omicron caused spike in breathing condition in babies and toddlers, study finds. Omicron’s predilection for upper airway may pose unique risk to young children.
Differential Evasion of Delta and Omicron Immunity and Enhanced Fusogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.4/5 and BA.2.12.1 Subvariants
A live attenuated vaccine confers superior mucosal and systemic immunity to SARS-CoV-2 variants
We’ve Been Drawing These Saber-Tooth Cats All Wrong
Non-competitive inhibitor in action (sci-lol)


Not-so-great replacement: Extremists become GOP mainstream
Memo To Democrats: It’s Not Always About Republicans
If a Company Responds to Social Pressure, That’s Progress
Kurt Schrader Blasted Nancy Pelosi as “Truly a Terrible Person” While Killing Biden’s Build Back Better. Pelosi has endorsed the Oregon Blue Dog, who faces a primary challenge from Jamie McLeod-Skinner, but the feeling is apparently not mutual.
Can Republicans Stop Patients From Leaving the State for an Abortion? Some Are Willing to Try.
Think abortion rights is a “divisive” issue? Only to the political class. Yes, a fundamentalist minority passionately opposes abortion, but most Americans want it to be legal and accessible
The Supreme Court has gone completely rogue, and promises worse. Expanding it is the only answer
I Listened In on Big Business. It’s Profiting From Inflation, and You’re Paying for It.
Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Kleefisch says she would ban all abortions
Russia Is Not the First to Blame Jews for Their Own Holocaust
Ben McKenzie, Actor Turned Crypto Naysayer: Who knew the world needed a celebrity crypto anti-influencer influencer and it would be Ryan from The O.C.?
‘This isn’t just normal attrition’: Why city workers say they’re quitting

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