Links 8/11/22

Links for you. Science:

‘Corn sweat’ is making the air in the Midwest oppressively muggy
Earth Is Spinning Faster Than Usual, Leading to the Shortest Day Ever Recorded
Evaluating the efficacy and safety of a novel prophylactic nasal spray in the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection: A multi-centre, double blind, placebo-controlled, randomised trial.
Viral and Symptom Rebound in Untreated COVID-19 Infection
Hotter summers mean Florida’s turtles are mostly born female
Genomic epidemiology of the first two waves of SARS-CoV-2 in Canada

Other:

America Should Have Been Able to Handle Monkeypox
The GOP is sick. It didn’t start with Trump — and won’t end with him.
God Is Me
Supporting the Public Health Workforce Requires Collective Actions to Address Harassment and Threats
Alex Jones busted: How the Sandy Hook trial could lead to accountability for Donald Trump. Has a Trump acolyte finally hit a limit to shamelessness as a political strategy?
Shilling for Thrills: In Lis Smith’s new memoir, principles are for purists.
The Republican Party Is the Anti-Democracy Party
How Did This Happen
The Kansas bombshell shows how Democrats might fix a big 2022 problem
The Distinct Shame of Senate Republicans
NOT EXACTLY THE NEW DEAL
We Can Fight Monkeypox Without Hysteria or Homophobia
Roe, Roe, Roe the Vote
How state governments are reimagining American public housing
The Trumpists are winning. Here are 3 hidden reasons to fear them.
UC and CSU campuses to provide cheap abortion pills amid California’s post-Roe push
Pearson plans to sell its textbooks as NFTs (lolwut)
It’s Getting Harder to Be a Woman in America. The US welcomes the employment and economic advancement of women—yet doesn’t actually support them. We’ve finally hit a breaking point.
By Attacking Brittney Griner, Trump Signals to His Base: “I’m Still Racist”
The Bill Russell I Knew for 60 Years
You’re Traveling Abroad. You Test Positive for COVID. You Board Your Flight Anyway.
U.S. Could Have Had Many More Doses of Monkeypox Vaccine This Year
DuPont Brass Show No Signs of Slowing Down

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