Links 5/8/23

Links for you. Science:

Impact of (long) COVID on athletes’ performance: a prospective study in elite football players
Snailfish: The ‘impossible’ fish that broke two deep sea records shows the importance of ocean exploration
Repeated Omicron infection alleviates SARS-CoV-2 immune imprinting
Why the new RSV vaccines are a BFD
It’s Not a Stretch: This Dinosaur Had a 50-Foot Neck
Within-host genetic diversity of SARS-CoV-2 lineages in unvaccinated and vaccinated individuals
Awareness of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant Infection Among Adults With Recent COVID-19 Seropositivity


The slow chokehold on the nation’s homeless
The pure scumminess of Clarence Thomas: Classic Rock edition
What scares master of suspense Dean Koontz? Plenty.
The Fed, the Supreme Court, and Their Legitimacy
How Gov. Ron DeSantis deploys state police to enforce political agenda
A California journalist documents the far-right takeover of her town: ‘We’re a test case’
Black Alabamians endured poor sewage for decades. Now they may see justice.
Stanford Was Conducting a Long COVID Study. Then the Staff Stopped Masking.
The polite struggle to do something — anything — about Clarence Thomas
Jordan Neely, Tucker Carlson, and ‘rooting for the mob’ as America unravels
New cars, once part of the American Dream, now out of reach for many
“To Hell With Kings!” Why are Americans being encouraged to celebrate another country’s coronation? Don’t we have enough problems with our own oligarchs?
What did I miss, America? Violence. Violence. Violence.
Clarence Thomas Is Protected by Powerful Enablers From Both Parties
This glacier was a tourist destination. Now it offers a warning.
Massachusetts makes its case to host coveted federal health research agency
Israelis call out perks for ultra-Orthodox in latest protests
How a school board race in the blue state of Illinois became a nationally funded cage match
Arizona official targeted by election deniers now struggles with PTSD
Lessons in modern-day rent control, 3,000 miles from Boston
‘My time is being wasted.’ Blue Line riders endure shutdowns as MBTA promises repairs.
Harsh Realities of the Writers Strike
Abortion pill legal challenge threatens miscarriage care
Force Majeure: Inside Hollywood’s Counterstrike Strategy
Enough Already: Beyond the YIMBY-NIMBY divide
Neighbors Solve Mysterious NJ Pasta Dump Case

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