Monthly Archives: May 2023

Links 5/31/23

Links for you. Science: SARS-CoV-2 transmission with and without mask wearing or air cleaners in schools in Switzerland: A modeling study of epidemiological, environmental, and molecular data The Impact of Debt Ceiling Talks on Federal R&D Spending (the only time … Continue reading

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The Unitary Dumbass Veto Principle Is Working Quite Well

In case you missed it, the Jewish Telegraph Agency did some digging into the person who got one of poet Amanda Gorman’s poems banned from schools (boldface mine): Months before a Miami-area mother persuaded a local school to restrict access … Continue reading

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Links 5/30/23

Links for you. Science: Bivalent COVID vaccine efficacy at 6 months: 24% against hospitalization, strong against death What to know about the Powassan virus disease, a tick-borne illness Disrupted seasonality and association of COVID-19 with medically attended respiratory syncytial virus … Continue reading

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All of U.S. Politics and Public Policy in One Chart

I kid, but these polling results about attitudes towards COVID show how one of these demographic groups is not like the others: Until we learn to say the phrase “White Christian supremacy”–as uncomfortable as that might be for some Christians … Continue reading

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Links 5/29/23

Links for you. Science: Evolutionary characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron subvariants adapted to the host CDC Study Suggests Adults Without an Updated COVID-19 Booster Shot Have ‘Relatively Little’ Protection Against Hospitalization Development of a Definition of Postacute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement

So I had a minor moment of panic this morning when I saw this–after getting up and drinking a glass of water: Fortunately, I’m not in the affected area, which appears to be Woodridge and Fort Lincoln (possibly parts of … Continue reading

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Links 5/28/23

Links for you. Science: Personalized RNA neoantigen vaccines stimulate T cells in pancreatic cancer (remember, this was the original objective of mRNA vaccines) What Number Comes Next? The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences Knows. Genetic Determinants Underlying the Progressive Phenotype of … Continue reading

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A Good Summary

For your Sunday reading, I’m going to suggest you read David Dayen about the debt ceiling (boldface mine): With one potentially major exception, the relative harm and help was kept to a minimum in the final agreement. It will only … Continue reading

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Links 5/27/23

Links for you. Science: Bizarre Sea Creatures Illuminate the Dawn of the Animal Kingdom How a High-Tech Egg Could Help the Endangered California Condor New York City may be sinking under its own weight because the buildings are too heavy, … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Regarding the Debt Ceilling, This Time Biden Really Is The Green Lantern Professional Democrats Are Bad at Their Jobs: The 14th Amendment Edition Some Thoughts on Biden and Aging New Democrats Are So Exhausting … Continue reading

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