Monthly Archives: November 2022

Links 11/30/22

Links for you. Science: Rare Baby Ghost Shark Caught in New Zealand’s Chatham Rise The Invasion of the Super Insects Integrating phylogenetic and functional data in microbiome studies This flu season is looking really scary, in one chart Will pigs … Continue reading

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Centrists Misunderstand the Moment: The Sick Leave Edition

Between the Washington Post editorial board calling for sending federal workers back to the office so D.C. (not Wor-Shing-Tun) can have more tax revenue* and the Biden Administration choosing to side with capital over labor because railroad workers want seven … Continue reading

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Links 11/29/22

Links for you. Science: A Warming Siberia, Wracked by Wildfires, Nears a Crucial Threshold Platypuses Face a Dammed, Inbred Future Shattered by Nazi Bombs, a Fossil’s Lost Copies Are Just Being Found The evolution of tree roots nearly ended life … Continue reading

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Because They Need to Win Republican Primaries

That is the answer to why most Republicans–those running for office, with the exception of Sen. John Cassidy (who voted for Trump’s second impeachment)–are keeping quiet about Trump having dinner with two famous anti-Semites. There is no political gain to … Continue reading

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Links 11/28/22

Links for you. Science: Population structure and genetic diversity of Salmonella Typhimurium in avian hosts What Covid taught scientists and the public about the flu Competition between respiratory viruses may hold off a ‘tripledemic’ this winter SARS-CoV-2 Transmission from Human … Continue reading

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The ‘Newsweek-ifcation’ of Twitter

I have no idea what will become of Twitter or how I will be using it. Elongated Muskrat’s embrace of noxious conspiracism and bigotry* is making it harder for me to use it; on the other hand, that he is … Continue reading

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Links 11/27/22

Links for you. Science: Molecular mechanisms of antibiotic resistance revisited The evolution and transmission of multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae: the complexity of clones and plasmids Occupations Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Vaccination, U.S. Blood Donors, July 2021–December … Continue reading

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She Will Rise

Observed on 9th Street NW, between Naylor Ct. and O, Shaw, D.C.:

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Links 11/26/22

Links for you. Science: Fentanyl isn’t just causing overdoses. It’s making it harder to start addiction treatment Evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 mutational spectrum SARS-CoV-2 exposure in Norwegian rats (Rattus norvegicus) from New York City A Soil Fungus That Causes Lung … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Crazy or Lying: The Abortion Edition I Guess We’re Not Doing Broken Windows Policing Anymore We Should Be Masking Now

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