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Links 4/7/20

Links for you. Science: Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks Find Opposition Within: Staff Scientists Policy Decisions and Use of Information Technology to Fight 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease, Taiwan Coronavirus lockdowns have changed the way Earth moves Lead pollution in ancient ice cores … Continue reading

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Links 4/6/20

Links for you. Science: Americans Are Already Too Diseased to Go Back to Work Right Now Should scientists infect healthy people with the coronavirus to test vaccines? A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus Evaluating the effectiveness of social … Continue reading

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Links 4/5/20

Links for you. Science: If you are hearing about #covid19 “reinfections” in Asia, I can offer you my take as a virologist. The best explanation for what we’re seeing is likely due to three things. How ProMED Crowdsourced the Arrival … Continue reading

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Links 4/4/20

Links for you. Science: Pandemics Depress the Economy, Public Health Interventions Do Not: Evidence from the 1918 Flu The Key Stat in the NYTimes’ Piece About Losing Your Sense of Smell Was Wrong Pablo Escobar’s Hippos Fill a Hole Left … Continue reading

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Links 4/3/20

Links for you. Science: How coronavirus mutations can track its spread—and disprove conspiracies COVID-19 course in 1 slide Value of Diagnostic Testing for SARS–CoV-2/COVID-19 (good overview) How sick will the coronavirus make you? The answer may be in your genes … Continue reading

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Links 4/2/20

Links for you. Science: Coronavirus carriers with no symptoms could spread disease, Italian study shows (pre-print pdf here) COVID-19 needs a Manhattan Project Ugh, Coronavirus Closures Will Force Rats Into People’s Homes: As scraps from restaurant dumpsters dwindle, the rodents … Continue reading

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Links 4/1/20

Links for you. Science: Thousands of covert coronavirus cases go under the radar in Wuhan, Chinese-led researchers say (paper here) The untold origin story of the N95 mask Vera C. Rubin Observatory, our best shot at finally explaining dark energy, … Continue reading

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