Monthly Archives: July 2023

Links 7/31/23

Links for you. Science: Additional Analysis of Demographic-Specific NIH Funding Rates (“Removing only 80% of the current advantage for white PIs, 100% of which everyone apparently finds to be totally acceptable, would fund ALL of the Black PIs.”) The Removal … Continue reading

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RFK Jr. Plays at Nazi Peekaboo

I’m stealing Amanda Marcotte’s phrase ‘Nazi Peekaboo‘ because it describes what Democratic primary candidate and anti-vaccinationist crank RFK Jr. did last Friday. His account tweeted a complaint about not receiving Secret Service protection, and phrased it like so (boldface mine): … Continue reading

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Links 7/30/23

Links for you. Science: The role of COVID-19 vaccines in preventing post COVID-19 thromboembolic and cardiovascular complications: a multinational cohort study Fatigue Can Shatter a Person. Everyday tiredness is nothing like the depleting symptom that people with long COVID and … Continue reading

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Not a Crime

Observed on Q Street NW, between 14th and 15th, Logan Circle, D.C.:

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Links 7/29/23

Links for you. Science: RSV vaccines will be available soon. Older adults should get the shot. Gulf stream could collapse as early as 2025, study suggests Syphilis Emergency Looms in the US as Drugs Run Low “100% coral mortality” found … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It…

…a week of Mad Biologist posts: There’s a Metaphor in Here Somewhere I’ve Got a Bad Feeling About September and October Mistakes Were Made COVID Can Do Bad Things to Your Brain (if you read any of these posts, make … Continue reading

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Links 7/28/23

Links for you. Science: Several large studies show vaccines prevent long COVID-19 (lessen the probability significantly, not prevent) One in five people who contract the COVID-19 virus don’t get sick. A gene variant may explain why Incidence and Characteristics in … Continue reading

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Links 7/27/23

Links for you. Science: Analysis of a super-transmission of SARS-CoV-2 omicron variant BA.5.2 in the outdoor night market Experts say ‘cocaine sharks’ may be feasting on drugs dumped off Florida How California’s weather catastrophe turned into a miracle 3 Dead … Continue reading

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I Guess I Was Ahead of the (COVID) Curve?

On Monday, I discussed how the D.C. area, based on wastewater surveillance, has had an increase in COVID over the last several weeks. Now, it appears that increases are everywhere (both in terms of anecdotes and national data). Oddly enough, … Continue reading

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Links 7/26/23

Links for you. Science: Something in space has been lighting up every 20 minutes since 1988 The effects of COVID-19 on cognitive performance in a community-based cohort: a COVID symptom study biobank prospective cohort study How fast can we communicate … Continue reading

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