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Blame Buttigieg and Klobuchar, Not the BernieBros

As awful as a small subset of Sanders supporters might be–and a recent analysis suggests Sanders supporters are no worse than others, just that there are far more Sanders supporters online–they aren’t the ones who tanked Warren’s run. Sure, Crapo … Continue reading

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What D.C.’s (More) Pessimistic COVID-19 Model Means

And I’m referring to D.C., not Wor-Shing-Tun. Last week, the D.C. government released a ‘ COVID-19 situational update’ (pdf). This figure, which they recently re-released and made harder to read (though the key points are clear, I suppose…; p. 11) … Continue reading

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Links 3/29/20

Links for you. Science: You Can Help Break the Chain of Transmission Antibiotic Resistance to Ciprofloxacin in Treatment of Salmonella What China’s coronavirus response can teach the rest of the world Can Smart Thermometers Track the Spread of the Coronavirus? … Continue reading

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Conflating Mild and Moderate

A couple of days ago, I noted that the word ‘mild’ is misleading people about how bad COVID-19 is, especially in demographic groups that don’t see themselves at high risk. I dug into how and why the word mild is … Continue reading

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Links 3/5/20

Links for you. Science: New Genomic Tests Aim to Diagnose Deadly Infections Faster Is It a Pandemic Yet? It’s now clear that the coronavirus epidemic was never going to be contained. What’s next? You Didn’t Touch These Jellyfish, but They … Continue reading

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Links 3/1/20

Links for you. Science: China’s green zombie fungus could hold key to fighting East Africa’s swarms of locusts A Standard Numbering Scheme for Class C β-Lactamases This Tiny Creature Seemed Extinct. DNA Technology Helped Prove It Wasn’t. You’re Likely to … Continue reading

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Links 2/26/20

Links for you. Science: The next chapter for African genomics: Nigeria is poised to become a hub for genetics research, but a few stubborn challenges block the way. Popular preprint servers face closure because of money troubles Should ‘broken’ genes … Continue reading

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