Monthly Archives: July 2022

Links 7/31/22

Links for you. Science: The mystery of early milk consumption in Europe (paper here) The Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan was the early epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic Symptoms and risk factors for long COVID in non-hospitalized adults (looks … Continue reading

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Rails, Not Jails

Observed at the corner of 15th and T Streets NW, Dupont Circle, D.C.:

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Links 7/30/22

Links for you. Science: No evidence for nudging after adjusting for publication bias The feud between a weed influencer and scientist over puking stoners Oxytocin receptor is not required for social attachment in prairie voles Botanists are disappearing – just … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Sign of the Times ‘Schedule F’ and Republicans Democrats Need to Push Harder on Social Issues ‘Losing the Working Class’ Is Our Democrats Learning? Will Republicans Denounce Mastriano’s Anti-Semitic Consultant?

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Links 7/29/22

Links for you. Science: Antibiotic-resistant infections could dwarf the COVID-19 pandemic Ring Vaccination Beat Smallpox. Could It Work for Monkeypox? Acne bacteria, study suggests, thrive when skin oil turns infection-fighting cells into accomplices The untold story of the lithium-ion battery’s … Continue reading

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Will Republicans Denounce Mastriano’s Anti-Semitic Consultant?

A consultant for Republican Pennsylvanian gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano sure seems nice (boldface mine): Andrew Torba, Gab CEO and consultant to Republican Pennsylvania gubernatorial nominee Doug Mastriano, responded to criticism of Mastriano using his antisemitic platform by telling Jews that … Continue reading

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Links 7/28/22

Links for you. Science: How Lyme Disease Became Unstoppable Insufficient Evidence for Multiple Species of Tyrannosaurus in the Latest Cretaceous of North America: A Comment on “The Tyrant Lizard King, Queen and Emperor: Multiple Lines of Morphological and Stratigraphic Evidence … Continue reading

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Is Our Democrats Learning?

Update: About 50 minutes after writing this~8:50am (but before the 10am publication), Democratic Senator Durbin’s office announced he has contracted COVID. At least when it comes to preventing (their own) COVID infections, they is!. As some asshole with a blog … Continue reading

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Links 7/27/22

Links for you. Science: Stunning Photos Capture Great White Sharks Leaping High in the Air A shark expert tells us to stop freaking out about shark attacks and sightings: ‘If sharks wanted to eat us, they would’ Two Children Diagnosed … Continue reading

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‘Losing the Working Class’

In a very good column, Katrina vanden Heuvel makes a good point about Democrats losing electoral ground with the working class, including the non-white working class (boldface mine): The Democratic Party is losing support not just among White, but all … Continue reading

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