Monthly Archives: June 2022

Links 6/30/22

Links for you. Science: Epstein-Barr may play a role in some long COVID; coronavirus can impair blood sugar processing by organs The disease after tomorrow CRISPR debuted 10 years ago, in a paper hardly anyone noticed. Jennifer Doudna reflects on … Continue reading

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Don’t Know Much About History…

This is, of course, a post about the Supreme Court junta. They don’t know much about biology either, but that will have to be the subject of another post. A few weeks ago, some asshole with a blog noted: One … Continue reading

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Links 6/29/22

Links for you. Science: Patterns, Predictors, and Inter-Center Variability in Empiric Gram-Negative Antibiotic Use Across 928 U.S. Hospitals Viral dynamics of Omicron and Delta SARS-CoV-2 variants with implications for timing of release from isolation: a longitudinal cohort study COVID-19 positive patients … Continue reading

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We Have Learned Nothing from the COVID Pandemic

A few weeks ago, some asshole with a blog asked, “Will we learn anything from COVID testing: The monkeypox edition?” Tragically, the answer appears to be nope (boldface mine): But in the U.S., the official case count is misleading, Makofane … Continue reading

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Links 6/28/22

Links for you. Science: Experts expect subvariants to cause ‘substantial’ summer cases of COVID-19 Hybrid measurement of respiratory aerosol reveals a dominant coarse fraction resulting from speech that remains airborne for minutes How to Vaccinate People for Monkeypox—and Not Screw … Continue reading

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There Are Things that Democratic Officials Can Do to Protect Abortion

And other rights too. Of course, they might not do them, but that is a matter of choice (SWIDT?). That Democrats choose to not suspend, limit, or overturn the Senate filibuster–and if the diminution of the Senate’s power isn’t a … Continue reading

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Links 6/27/22

Links for you. Science: Plausibility of Claimed Covid-19 Vaccine Efficacies by Age: A Simulation Study ‘It’s a lost cause’: Inside the last stand of New England’s soft-shell clam. The fight to keep the Ipswich clam going — along with a … Continue reading

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So, What Is the Plan?

In light of Friday’s decision by the Republican Supreme Court judges to end the federal protection of legal and safe abortion, what is the Democratic Party’s plan? It can’t only be ‘vote harder.’ The current Democratic Party leadership had months … Continue reading

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Links 6/26/22

Links for you. Science: Endemicity is not a victory: the unmitigated downside risks of widespread SARS-CoV-2 transmission Hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 during the Omicron wave in Israel – benefits of a fourth vaccine dose What You Need To Know … Continue reading

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Unity

Observed behind 8th Street SE, between E and G Streets, Capitol Hill, D.C.:

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