Links for you. Science:
Why the ‘Mother of the Atomic Bomb’ Never Won a Nobel Prize
Evelyn Fox Keller, Who Turned a Feminist Lens on Science, Dies at 87
Bizarre Cancer Has Been Spreading Among Shellfish for Centuries, Studies Find
Characterization of the antispike IgG immune response to COVID-19 vaccines in people with a wide variety of immunodeficiencies
Covid hunters: the amateur sleuths tracking the virus and its variants
ARPA-H announces award to address the rapidly growing threat of antimicrobial resistance and drive antibiotic discovery to improve health outcomes
Settle for what? Phoebe Maltz Bovy on a Jewish existential dilemma (“Where, on planet Earth, would a Jew not be considered a settler? This is a serious question, one to which I have yet to get a satisfactory response.”; excellent, must-read)
The Limits of Outside Opinion in Gaza: A lot of my colleagues want to walk Israel back from the abyss. That is not going to work well.
Catch-404: The digitization of our lives and livelihoods is leaving millions of Americans—particularly the elderly—on the wrong side of the digital divide. Is it possible to age-proof Silicon Valley?
Almost 9 years ago, I broke the story about Steve Scalise attending & speaking at a white supremacist conference in 2002. Given the renewed attention, I think it’s important to correct a few things the media continues to misreport.
How the Media Turns Extremists Into “Moderates”
Borrowed to the Hilt: SAVE is not going to save us
Local newspapers are vanishing. How should we remember them?
Best Buy to End DVD, Blu-ray Disc Sales
Elections: domestic edition
What Will Be the Destiny of Netanyahu?
Covid deaths are on the rise again, so what happens? Mask-wearing in hospitals is scrapped
No More Special Privileges for Social Media Giants: Reform Section 230
Millions of archived VOC documents now searchable online, including slavery records
Across Israel, Jews and Arabs Join Forces to Help War Victims and Prevent Riots
Dysfunction in Congress could put federal food safety programs at risk
Marjorie Taylor Greene and the lingering belief that truth is partisan
Scholastic’s “bigot button”
At hotels sheltering migrants, fears about neo-Nazis grow
For Hostages’ Families, an ‘Endless Loop of Hope and Despair’
Piling Horror Upon Horror
Rachel Maddow Asks Disturbing ‘Open Question’ About A Jim Jordan Speakership
The Strange Decline of the Pax Americana
Modest Credit Where Credit Is Due File
6% of Workers’ Comp Cases Are for Long COVID, But Many Can’t Collect
Small business owners say they’re pressured to hire off-duty MPD cops for security (shakedown)