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 solve the organ crisis? The future of animal-to-human transplants
Scientists and state officials honor underappreciated fish with Gar Week
Angry Right-Wing Moms Are Trying to Have Librarians Arrested by “Constitutional Sheriffs”
Covid is no longer mainly a pandemic of the unvaccinated. Here’s why.
Some Thoughts on Democrats and “Loudness”
With record covid cases, China scrambles to plug an immunity gap
How Immunocompromised Health Experts Are Approaching the Holidays
Why Is Bryan Adams’s “Summer Of ’69” The Only Song On My Radio?
What if gun owners had to pass a test? Czech Republic offers an answer.
An Oral History Of The Time Six Doctors Swallowed Lego Heads To See How Long They’d Take To Poo
Is Donald Trump Ineligible to Be President?
Fear of Quarantine Camps, Not Covid, Is Shutting Down Beijing
‘Opening the gates of hell’: Musk says he will revive banned accounts
Why I Can’t Go Home Again
Vox Populi, Vox Dei: Elon Musk, Donald Trump, an 8th-century Monk named Alcuin, and the importance of historical context.
An anti-semite, a white supremacist, and the former guy sat down to dinner at Mar-a-Lago
Sick kids are filling hospitals. But there aren’t enough beds.
Kansas town weighs racial justice as ex-officer faces charges of abuse
The Disturbing World of the New GOP
Reparations for Black Americans can work. Here’s how.
Tribal Rights Attacked
3 reasons Yale Law was right to quit the U.S. News rankings
Nancy Pelosi’s Next Chapter
America’s gun violence and the incalculable toll of empty seats
The Photo Issue: The Real Americana