Links 10/9/23

Links for you. Science:

11 Scientists Found a Room-Temperature Superconductor. Now 8 of Them Want a Retraction.
After being demoted and forced to retire, mRNA researcher wins Nobel
They Studied Dishonesty. Was Their Work a Lie?
What to Know About Paxlovid Rebound: Why can Covid symptoms sometimes return after treatment? And what should you do about it?
Retrospective Analysis of Mobile Colistin Resistance and Plasmid-Mediated Quinolone Resistance Genes in Escherichia coli: China, 1993-2019
COVID-19 isolation measures did not prevent vancomycin resistant enterococci transmissions (linking to this very reluctantly because they didn’t fucking deposit their data in a public access repository)


Why is protecting institutions largely the Democrats’ responsibility?
Who is Patrick McHenry, Kevin McCarthy’s interim replacement as House speaker? (here’s the real McHenry though)
Connecticut Republican wants to be Pennsylvania’s senator
Now Republicans Are Trying to Redefine Abortion Itself
Donald Trump is unraveling, and the media is covering it up
The SBF PR Continues
Republicans thought they could use Robert F. Kennedy Jr. against Biden. Whoops
“Never Seen Anything Like It:” The Biggest Month in Antitrust in 50 Years
What’s lost when a subway ride takes twice as long?
Justices Have Financial Interest In Major Tax Case: John Roberts and Samuel Alito own shares of companies that could score billions in tax relief from the outcome of Moore v. United States.
Family Comes Home And Finds Tiny Seal Pup Sleeping On Front Porch
‘A ticking time bomb’: Why California can’t provide safe drinking water to all its residents
Woman Who Set Fire To Wyoming Abortion Clinic Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison
Report of Nearly 200 Disney World Guests Testing Positive for COVID Gets Shut Down by Moderators (in sports, this is called a “mystery illness”)
The Supreme Court May Soon Eviscerate The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
80 Years Ago Denmark Miraculously Saved 8,000 Jews From Nazi Murder
Sorry, You Matter Too Much to Make a Living Wage
The Right Doesn’t Understand How Our Constitutional Government Works
So Much for ‘Learn to Code’: In the age of AI, computer science is no longer the safe major.
The Origins of the Socialist Slur
The End of Trump Inc. The courts are finally catching up to a man who has long behaved as though there would never be any consequences for his deceptions.
Who’s Next
Former federal judge rips Washington Post over 14th Amendment editorial
The Origin Story of “Stop Making Sense”
When You’re Not in Control of Your Life: This week’s Jewish holiday reminds us that the line between our success and failure is thinner and more fragile than we like to think.
Two-thirds of executives at US financial services firms would quit if they had to return to the office 5 days a week

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