Links for you. Science:
Humoral immunity to an endemic coronavirus is associated with postacute sequelae of COVID-19 in individuals with rheumatic diseases
P-DOR, an easy-to-use pipeline to reconstruct bacterial outbreaks using genomics
Ian Wilmut, Scientist Behind Dolly the Cloned Sheep, Is Dead at 79
Sharing Is Caring: International Sharing of Data Enhances Genomic Surveillance of Listeria monocytogenes (an oldie, but a goldie!)
Criticism builds against Ph.D. careers firm Cheeky Scientist
Temperature, phenology, and plant defenses predict fitness near colder range limit
The Nordic Way of Freedom: Liberty isn’t when every jerk gets to inconvenience everyone else.
DeSantis discourages latest covid boosters, contradicting federal guidance (MURDEROUS MEATBALL!)
The Decoy Didn’t Distract Them
Bizarre AI-generated products are in stores. Here’s how to avoid them.
NLRB Complaint Calls a Noncompete Agreement an Unfair Labor Practice (this is serfdom)
Bill that could allow Commanders stadium at RFK will get first hearings
The Poverty Yo-Yo: New Census Bureau statistics show that abandoning the successful anti-poverty interventions of the pandemic has put the nation right back where it started.
Wisconsin Republicans vote to fire elections director, who may not leave the job
Advocate for keeping masks in healthcare settings followed, harassed, and hit by a car after testifying at the LA County Public Health Commission meeting
How the ‘MAGA doom loop’ is already threatening Trump’s 2024 chances
Married South Dakota governor Kristi Noem and Trump advisor Corey Lewandowski have been having a years-long clandestine affair
Pentagon-Funded Study Warns Dementia Among U.S. Officials Poses National Security Threat
What Does America Owe the Victims of Racial Terrorism?
Daisy had other plans
Bill Maher’s show is about to get even less funny
Oh, Jeez, What Did Hunter Biden Do Now? Brace up for a year in which Hunter Biden is cast in the drama as a naked, gun-toting junkie in the employ of his father.
Joe Manchin, facing likely defeat, looks for other ways to screw over Democrats
X repeatedly told us that users who posted “Hitler was right” and urged a “final solution” for Jewish people didn’t break “our safety policies”
Automaker CEO Elon Musk Strips UAW Twitter Verification as Union Strikes Against Big Three (how does this not make him an editor or publisher?)
What happened to the Breeders? With ‘Last Splash’ 30 years ago, they seemed like rock’s post-Nirvana future. Now touring again, the band better understands how they fell apart — and how to keep it together.
How Sam Bankman-Fried’s Elite Parents Enabled His Crypto Empire. Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried, both renowned Stanford scholars, opened doors for their son and provided a halo effect for his company.
How often do men think about ancient Rome? Quite frequently, it seems. (I don’t think about ancient Rome very often tho)
The psychology of the gerontocracy
Kevin McCarthy secures Trump’s payback — but at what cost?
GOP-led Wisconsin Senate votes to fire nonpartisan official amid persistent lies about 2020 election