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Links10/1/22

Links for you. Science: Metro Microbes: Microbiomes of Public Transit & Urban Spaces Early analysis suggests monkeypox vaccine is reducing risk of infection in U.S. Primate hemorrhagic fever-causing arteriviruses are poised for spillover to humans The Mysterious, Vexing, and Utterly … Continue reading

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Links 9/30/22

Links for you. Science: ‘Honorary authors’ of scientific papers abound—but they probably shouldn’t Rates of Monkeypox Cases by Vaccination Status Should I still be worried about monkeypox? The CIA Just Invested in Woolly Mammoth Resurrection Technology. While skeptics doubt the … Continue reading

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Links 9/29/22

Links for you. Science: Evaluation of individual and ensemble probabilisticforecasts of COVID-19 mortality in the United States Duration of viral infectiousness and correlation with symptoms and diagnostic testing in non-hospitalized adults during acute SARS-CoV-2 infection: A longitudinal cohort study COVID-19: … Continue reading

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Links 9/28/22

Links for you. Science: Viruses to Fight Superbugs? Scientists Are Working on It Five things about covid we still don’t understand at our peril An ACE2-dependent Sarbecovirus in Russian bats is resistant to SARS-CoV-2 vaccines The roles of history, chance, … Continue reading

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Links 9/27/22

Links for you. Science: Gene Updater: a web tool that autocorrects and updates for Excel misidentified gene names Infants are being hospitalized with Covid at higher rates than most adults and seniors. Adversarial Collaboration: An EDGE Lecture by Daniel Kahneman … Continue reading

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Links 9/26/22

Links for you. Science: A once-obscure type of beekeeping could help save colonies What’s in a name? When Omicron isn’t Omicron (my take here) Biden names director of new research agency for biomedical innovation Why Monkeypox Wasn’t Another COVID-19 Regulator … Continue reading

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Links 9/25/22

Links for you. Science: NASA hopes to hit an asteroid now in case we really need to knock one away later Saving Whales From Ship Collisions With Warnings and Letter Grades Why Omicron Might Stick Around Mystery of dead sturgeon … Continue reading

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Links 9/24/22

Links for you. Science: Fossils Solve Mystery of an Ancient ‘Alien Goldfish’ Humans are dosing Earth’s waterways with medicines. It isn’t healthy. (big problem for antibiotic resistance too) The Fatal Error of an Ancient, HIV-Like Virus. It got too cozy … Continue reading

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Links 9/23/22

Links for you. Science: Scientists have calculated how many ants are on Earth. The number is so big it’s ‘unimaginable.’ The US Is Measuring Extreme Heat Wrong D.C. Health Struggles To Overcome Pandemic Delays in Wastewater Surveillance Project Outbreak of … Continue reading

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Links 9/22/22

Links for you. Science: The case for lotteries as a tiebreaker of quality in research funding. More funders should consider using randomization to choose grant recipients when decisions are too close to call. (I and many others have being arguing … Continue reading

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