Monthly Archives: December 2022

Links 12/31/22

Links for you. Science: Study reveals how glass frogs become transparent Nasal Vaccines Are Here. Now they’re being used in China. But do they work? Using Fossils to Bring a River Covered in Concrete Back to Life Paratype: a genotyping … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Go-Go Elongated Muskrat, I Want Smellovision Will 2024 Be a Vaccine Election? A Year of Mad Biologist Posts, January to March A Year of Mad Biologist Posts, April to June A Year of Mad … Continue reading

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Links 12/30/22

Links for you. Science: ‘Fluffy’ crab that wears a sponge as a hat discovered in Western Australia ‘Tripledemic’ Rages On: Fever-Filled Weeks Lie Ahead Effectiveness of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Bivalent Vaccine First came a viral storm. Now, we … Continue reading

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A Year of Mad Biologist Posts, July to September

Here are some my posts that I liked along with some that were (relatively) widely read, from July to September: Yelling at Professional Democrats Works Is Abortion Different? We Need to Start Thinking About Editorial Boards It’s Time to Shut … Continue reading

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Links 12/29/22

Links for you. Science: Early Estimates of Bivalent mRNA Vaccine Effectiveness in Preventing COVID-19–Associated Emergency Department or Urgent Care Encounters and Hospitalizations Among Immunocompetent Adults — VISION Network, Nine States, September–November 2022 Restriction-modification systems have shaped the evolution and distribution … Continue reading

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A Year of Mad Biologist Posts, April to June

Here are some my posts that I liked along with some that were (relatively) widely read, from April to June: A Personal Look at the 1950 Census Maybe D.C.’s Best Anti-Homicide Strategy Isn’t to Hire Every Potential Perp Their Own … Continue reading

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Links 12/28/22

Links for you. Science: Retraction (good for the authors; related piece here) Effect of Ivermectin 600 μg/kg for 6 days vs Placebo on Time to Sustained Recovery in Outpatients with Mild to Moderate COVID-19: A Randomized Clinical Trial Thor’s Helmet … Continue reading

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A Year of Mad Biologist Posts, January to March

Here are some my posts that I liked along with some that were (relatively) widely read, from January to March: Do Biden and Fauci Plan on Getting Omicron Themselves? (apparently, yes) D.C. Statehood Isn’t Just about Two More Senators D.C. … Continue reading

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Links 12/27/22

Links for you. Science: The Butterfly Effect Prophages and plasmids display opposite trends in the types of accessory genes they carry 50 Years After the Apollo 17 Mission, the Moon Looks Closer Than Ever Prevalence of post-COVID Condition 12 Weeks … Continue reading

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Will 2024 Be a Vaccine Election?

So asks Paul Krugman. I think it might be, but I hope not, since that means things have become very bad. Unlike Krugman, I don’t think it will be a referendum on COVID vaccination (Democrats would be ok if it … Continue reading

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