Links 12/2/22

Links for you. Science:

Parasite gives wolves what it takes to be pack leaders. Study is one of the few to show the behavioural effects of Toxoplasma gondii in wild animals.
‘Labour advantage’ drives greater productivity at elite universities
Increased T1DM risk in children infected with SARS-CoV-2
Protection against SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.1 variant challenge in macaques by prime-boost vaccination with Ad26.COV2.S and SpFN
Individual bat viromes reveal the co-infection, spillover and emergence risk of potential zoonotic viruses
De novo origins of multicellularity in response to predation

Other:

Jewish Texans see surge in antisemitism as a precursor to fascism
Harassment in Economics Doesn’t Stay in Economics
Desperate covid long-haulers turn to costly, unproven treatments
There’s an upside to crypto’s collapse
Sam Bankman-Fried’s Truly Effective Philanthropy: Teaching (apparently, some were unable to understand that this was satire)
The Biden White House Is Making Trump’s Nazi Thanksgiving Painful For Republicans. The Biden White House is calling on Republicans to condemn Trump’s Holocaust denying holiday.
How a Faction of the Republican Party Enables Political Violence
Top U.S. addiction researcher calls for broad deregulation of methadone
Teachers Are Burned Out. Unions Can Help Them Understand Why — And That They’re Not Alone.
Hot Dog Guy Dot Gif
Chassidic Men Denigrated by Customs Border Patrol Agent at U.S.-Canadian Border
Tick, tock Democrats. Time to get to that ‘saving the country’ stuff you need to do
Sharon Stone reveals unlucky outcome following doctor’s visit as she catches Covid
‘The View’ Cohost Ana Navarro Got “Stuck Quarantining” In NYC Hotel After Testing Positive For Covid
Why I Quit Elon Musk’s Twitter
It’s not just Covid. Flu and RSV mean masks need to come back. Mask mandates not only stem the spread of diseases but also have helpful psychological benefits.
Liz Cheney Is Fighting to Remove One Man, Not To Change the Party
The guy who got the midterms right explains what the media got wrong
The U.S. Has Always Known Political Violence, But Seldom Has It been so Pointless
At Least the Tech Winter Will Kill Off Some Zombie Companies
Roundabouts are (slowly!) eating the suburbs
The Black Investors Who Were Burned by Bitcoin
Truth can defeat ‘gaslighting,’ the word of the year. But not always.

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