Links 8/7/22

Links for you. Science:

How long is COVID infectious? What scientists know so far
When you have covid, here’s how you know you are no longer contagious
Evolution of SARS-CoV-2 Shedding in Exhaled Breath Aerosols
Horizontal transfer of bacteriocin biosynthesis genes requires metabolic adaptation to improve compound production and cellular fitness
He discovered the origin of the monkeypox outbreak — and tried to warn the world
Phages carry interbacterial weapons encoded by biosynthetic gene clusters


People “Feel Unsafe” Because Visible Poverty Is Everywhere (excellent)
Dynamic intoxication and the GOP
Are missing Homeland Security texts hiding the biggest secret of Jan. 6?
American Motherhood: My pregnancies could have killed me, but at least I chose them.
Are airplane seats too small? FAA soliciting public comments on minimum dimensions
The ticking time bomb still threatening the big climate deal
Lauren Boebert says if assault rifles are banned, Americans will be forced to eat their dogs
USDA Announces Action to Declare Salmonella an Adulterant in Breaded Stuffed Raw Chicken Products
Biden covid case highlights confusing CDC guidance on ending isolation
The Spread of Book Banning
Thousands of lives depend on a transplant network in need of ‘vast restructuring’
Why Thousands of People Are Left Out of New York City’s Daily Homeless Census
We Turn To A Panel Of Ross Douthat, Chris Cillizza, Chris Christie, And Karl Rove
Pat Carroll, Emmy-Winning Actress and Voice of Ursula in ‘The Little Mermaid,’ Dies at 95
A Future for Susanville: Plans to shutter a California prison offer halting glimpses of a different world: an economy that doesn’t revolve around incarceration, a country where losing your job isn’t tantamount to ruin, and an opening for abolition.
Vast New Study Shows a Key to Reducing Poverty: More Friendships Between Rich and Poor (this article is getting mocked, but, compared to the past, the economic stratification in the U.S. at a microscale is much worse than it once was).
A Town’s Housing Crisis Exposes a ‘House of Cards’
What if the suburbs were just a first draft? Remote work, the arrival of home-owning millennials, and other forces can be an opportunity to remake them for the better.
Ron DeSantis isn’t a dirtbag. That’s exactly why he won’t beat Donald Trump
The Next GOP President Will Replace Civil Servants With Political Hacks, Wreaking Havoc on the Government
Bill Russell Always Showed Up. America needs Game 7 players like Russell—people who show up because that’s what you do.
And John went down into the land of Indiana
An alternative history of Tom Brady

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