Links for you. Science:
Emperor penguins suffer ‘unprecedented’ breeding failure as sea ice disappears
Antibiotic-induced collateral damage to the microbiota and associated infections
COVID-19: examining the effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions (full report here)
SARS-CoV-2 shedding and evolution in immunocompromised hosts during the Omicron period: a multicenter prospective analysis
Evolution, persistence, and host adaption of a gonococcal AMR plasmid that emerged in the pre-antibiotic era (I love it when people examine older bacterial isolates)
A bioengineered enzyme-based scissors cuts off cancer cells’ defenses
Journalism fails miserably at explaining what is really happening to America
How a small-town feud in Kansas sent a shock through American journalism
How Musk, Thiel, Zuckerberg, and Andreessen—Four Billionaire Techno-Oligarchs—Are Creating an Alternate, Autocratic Reality (must-read)
In some schools, dread over the new year: ‘We’re scared to teach’
Credit card debt collection
Arm the gays? Unfortunately, the culture war is more than a metaphor.
US Careening Towards the Abyss of Fascistic Violence and Civil War as Election 2024 Approaches
Wisconsin Supreme Court flips liberal, creating a ‘seismic shift’
The Video That’s Worth 10,000 Words
They came to find the Loch Ness monster. What if they do?
For the first time in U.S. history, there is a mugshot of a former president. (good reminder of who Reagan really was)
A man’s gun case was dismissed. Days later, D.C. police say he killed someone.
We Fact-Checked Republicans’ “Biden Corruption” Timeline. And It’s Bad.
Inside the Russian effort to build 6,000 attack drones with Iran’s help
Law Professors, Legal Punditry, Donald Trump, and What’s an Academic to Do?
Republicans are stuck in three yesterdays
New Court Documents Suggest the Justice Department Under Four Presidents Covered Up Jeffrey Epstein’s Money Laundering at JPMorgan Chase
The CD finds new life among Gen Z collectors
The CEOs Who Are Robbing You Blind
What my 1960s U.S. history class taught me about slavery — and life
12 Ways the Republican Party Became This Radicalized
Think child care is hard to find now? Wait a couple of months. (this is going to hurt Democrats, I think)
Legal Scholars Say the 14th Amendment Bars Trump From Office. Here’s What History Says.
How a whistleblower says Booz Allen Hamilton defrauded the government
No app, no entry: How the digital world is failing the non tech-savvy
Trapped In The Closet Of Your Own Construction