Links for you. Science:
Anti-restriction protein ArdA promotes clinical Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing K. pneumoniae spread and its molecular mechanism
Virus exposure and neurodegenerative disease risk across national biobanks
CH.1.1 ‘Orthrus’: How Concerning Is This New Covid-19 Subvariant? (preprint here)
White-tailed deer harbouring COVID-19 variants thought to be nearly extinct in humans
Yes, masks reduce the risk of spreading COVID, despite a review saying they don’t
Wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3)-shedding event following detection in environmental surveillance of poliovirus essential facilities, the Netherlands, November 2022 to January 2023 separator commenting unavailable
Asia Is Loosening Rules on Masks. Here’s Why People Still Wear Them.
When Republicans rant about ‘socialism,’ remember the Affordable Care Act
The man behind the Whitewater non-scandal strikes out again
The Colorado River drought crisis: How did this happen? Can it be fixed?
As many as 1 in 10 Coloradans may have been hit by long COVID
In the Spotify era, many musicians struggle to make a living
Sam Bankman-Fried is not a child
Why does ‘The 1619 Project’ worry people? It offers a peek at the truth.
The African American exodus from New York City
ETHIC PIXIE NIGHTMARE SENATOR: Ex-Democrat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema caught in unquirky scandal
To curb drug deaths, communities turn to Reddit, texts and wastewater
Joe Rogan Sparks Backlash for Pushing Antisemitic ‘Money’ Trope
Introducing the Slickest Con Artist of All Time
There are no moderate House Republicans
In Queens, A Republican State Senate Campaign Courts Proud Boys & Neo-Nazis
Delaware Democrat introducing DC statehood bill in Senate
Danger Ahead: Mike Pence Would Pick Up Where Paul Ryan Left Off
In China’s Covid Fog, Deaths of Scholars Offer a Clue
New Lives in the City: How Taleban have experienced life in Kabul
The Efficacy of ChatGPT: Is it Time for the Librarians to Go Home?