Links 9/24/22

Links for you. Science:

Fossils Solve Mystery of an Ancient ‘Alien Goldfish’
Humans are dosing Earth’s waterways with medicines. It isn’t healthy. (big problem for antibiotic resistance too)
The Fatal Error of an Ancient, HIV-Like Virus. It got too cozy with its host.
This Acrobatic Hunting Trick Is Straight Out of the Spider-Verse
The Dreaded “Twindemic” of Influenza and COVID-19 Has Not Yet Materialized—Might This Be the Year
How Many Ants Are There on Earth? You’re Going to Need More Zeros.


Legal Journalism Is Broken
Metro Says It Doesn’t Have Enough Trains To Run Silver Line Extension Without Service Cuts
Improving Street Design Can Improve Traffic Safety While Reducing Enforcement Disparities
The Most Stinging Resignation Letter Ever Written
Ron DeSantis Can’t Troll His Way Into the White House (Trump kind of did though?)
Our complacent insiders
Book Review: ‘Dinners With Ruth’ and Without Any Semblance of Journalistic Standards, By Nina Totenberg
Rattling the Cage
In Prince George’s County, there once was a supermarket fit for a queen
Montana lawmakers push for ‘born alive’ referendum that will take away family health decisions
Republicans just can’t help themselves. They have to talk about cutting Social Security and Medicare
Even Mainstream Republicans Are Pretty Extreme. The narrow House passage of the Electoral Count Act shows that most rank-and-file members aren’t willing to defend the Constitution.
This Threat to Democracy Is Hiding in Plain Sight
The Extremist’s Veto: What Happens If We Don’t Prosecute Trump? | Mike the Mad Biologist

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