Links 2/14/23

Links for you. Science:

The Effectiveness of DIY Air Filtration Units
The Astonishing Biodiversity of Fungi Blooms in Max Mudie’s Macro Photographs
These Extinct Elephants Were Neanderthals’ ‘Biggest Calorie Bombs’
Alpha to Omicron: Disease Severity and Clinical Outcomes of Major SARS-CoV-2 Variants
SARS-CoV-2 Serosurveys: How Antigen, Isotype and Threshold Choices Affect the Outcome
A narrative review of the intermediate category of the antimicrobial susceptibility test: relation with dosing and possible impact on antimicrobial stewardship


Things I Am Obligated To Have An Opinion About
Exclusive survey reveals ‘worryingly high’ levels of long Covid among nurses
We Now Face an Army of COVID Viruses. The pandemic has not ended. It is evolving, with big implications. Here are six.
AR-15 lapel pin is a perfect symbol for a GOP that’s become a death cult
Coachella Sues Moechella Creators Over Alleged Trademark Infringement (Coachella are assholes)
Nazis plotted to destroy Baltimore’s power grid
Family caregivers of people with long COVID bear an extra burden
The brave, forgotten Kansas lunch counter sit-in that helped change America
What if the Flu isn’t “just the Flu?” The true death toll of flu points to the vast challenges of endemic Covid.
More than 1,800 congressmen once enslaved Black people. This is who they were, and how they shaped the nation.
In China’s Covid Fog, Deaths of Scholars Offer a Clue
White people have flocked back to city centers — and transformed them
Federal judge says constitutional right to abortion may still exist, despite Dobbs
Charter Schools are Demanding More Money to Match Pay Raises Won by DCPS Teachers (get a union?)
These judges could have blood on their hands
‘School choice’ isn’t enough for Iowa Republicans
How Andrew Tate Used Tinder and Instagram To Try To Groom Women As Camgirls
House Republicans Advance Measures To Overturn Two D.C. Bills; White House Says It’s Opposed
As Republicans Push To Overturn D.C.’s Overhaul Of Its Criminal Code, Bowser Proposes Amendments
How an FBI Informant Derailed Denver’s BLM Movement
Rural America has homeless people too. But they’re hard to find.
‘They were his best shot. And they failed to help’: Why did EMS workers neglect Tyre Nichols?
America’s main street should be car-free
Anti-Vaccine Activists Stole These People’s Stories. Now They’re Speaking Out.
The “Stranger Danger” Myth
The Villages Vendetta: How a Grassroots Revolt in the Iconic Retirement Community Ended With a 72-Year-Old Political Prisoner

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