Links 2/9/23

Links for you. Science:

What Is COVID Actually Doing to Our Immune Systems? (the reality is somewhere between nothing and TEH AIDZ! FOREVER! E.g., this)
For longevity, muscle strength may be as important as aerobic exercise
Marburg virus vaccine shows promising results in first-in-human study
I’ve been ripped off! OMICS journal messes up my work
Broad Range Antibodies Neutralize All SARS-CoV-2 Variants and Other Coronaviruses
Why giant prehistoric animals got smaller


THE WORST THING WE READ THIS WEEK: Why Is the New York Times So Obsessed With Trans Kids? (absolute must-read)
The “National Debt” is No One’s Fault
A bear in Colorado took 400 selfies. Fashion pros say they’re a star.
The Junkification of Amazon Why does it feel like the company is making itself worse?
How Evangelicals Moved from Supporting Environmental Stewardship to Climate Skepticism
Washington Post Editorial on the Tyre Nichols Murder Shows Liberal Reformers Are All Out of Ideas—Even Fake Ones
COVID-19 is a leading cause of death among US children and teens, study shows
Bay Area Cities To Lose ALL Zoning Powers in 2 Days
Elite Failure
How the Supreme Court Protects Police Officers
Here we go again, being asked to pity the people struggling along on $400,000 a year
Boeing 747, the “Queen of the Skies,” flying off into history
For Some Food Professionals, Long COVID Casts a Shadow on Their Senses
Professional Writer?
The Neoliberal Hammer
Conservatives keep telling us they’re not coming for birth control, yet they don’t do much to hide what a total and complete lie that is.
Elected officials in Montgomery County have nothing to fear, least of all the peddlers of fear
Pelosi’s attacker is proud of himself. The GOP emboldened him
Presidential Document Scandals Should Take Down America’s Secrecy Industry
Tyre Nichols’s Death Proves Yet Again That ‘Elite’ Police Units Are a Disaster
Long Covid has an ‘underappreciated’ role in labor shortage, study finds
What’s the Matter with (right-wing) Men? The same factors driving shocking levels of male violence also drive conservative politics. And the Republican Party is fueling the bloodshed and disorder.
Key Ron DeSantis medical ally: “Fauci should face a firing squad”

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