Links 2/12/23

Links for you. Science:

Correlates of Protection, Thresholds of Protection, and Immunobridging among Persons with SARS-CoV-2 Infection
The effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on STEM faculty: Productivity and work-life balance
A Flexible and Efficient Microfluidics Platform for the Characterization and Isolation of Novel Bacteriophages
Genetic Determinants of Escherichia coli Survival in Beach Sand
‘Nasty’ Geometry Breaks a Decades-Old Tiling Conjecture
Landmark vaccine for honeybees


The Trillion-Dollar Question: Could a Coin Save the Day? (yes!)
Did the FBI’s Charles McGonigal Help Throw the 2016 Election to Trump?
My Printer Is Extorting Me
Boris Johnson ‘Horrified’ By How Many Republicans Are Scared of Tucker Carlson and His ‘Bad Ideas’
We Wanted China’s ‘Zero Covid’ to End, but Not Like This
George Santos’s shady campaign money, explained
‘It was all for nothing’: Chinese count cost of Xi’s snap decision to let Covid rip
Paying More to Drive Less. What Americans really want out of a neighborhood, wherever it is.
In America, you have to opt out of religion in public life. That’s backward.
AI Looks Like a Bubble
The blue Midwest is where DeSantis’s school crackdowns ‘go to die’
Manufacturing Dissent
Voters could tip Wisconsin Supreme Court left on abortion, gerrymandering
The strange quasi-immortality of the 40-hour work week
Want to cut spending, Republicans? Liberals have some ideas for that.
Maryland is striking a blow at the absurd culture of over-work
Florida Has a Right to Destroy its Universities. If Ron DeSantis wants to gut Florida’s public colleges, that’s up to Floridians.
Retired MPD Commander Was Investigated For Now-Deleted Pornographic Tumblr
Muscle Cars, Balaclavas and Fists: How the Scorpions Rolled Through Memphis. Residents say the street crime unit has been an intimidating and sometimes violent presence in the city. Five Scorpion officers are charged with murdering Tyre Nichols during an arrest.
Mom was right: the point of the ‘pro-life’ movement was making pregnancy the penalty for sex
Who Are the “Power Elite”?
How anti-abortionists learned to stop worrying and love punishing women for having sex
The Police Are The Problem: Policing is the use of violence to solve social problems. If we want stop police violence, we need alternatives to policing.
With SNAP proposal, Iowa Republicans reveal contempt for the ‘undeserving’ poor
The Deep Frustration of Digital Media

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