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Links 12/27/21

Links for you. Science: Counting the neurological cost of COVID-19 BNT162b2 Vaccine Booster and Mortality Due to Covid-19 I discovered that not everyone knows of the hamster’s prodigious capacity for alcohol. How are Rome’s monuments still standing? A computational biologist … Continue reading

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The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: It’s F-cking Awful

In the last seven days, 1.1% of D.C. residents have contracted COVID-19. Before we get to that, no wards are below the German rollback threshold of 50 new cases per 100,000 per week–which also is the moderate threshold the CDC … Continue reading

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Links 12/22/21

Links for you. Science: How networks can make Omicron look more transmissible. Characterization of a carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli from dairy cattle harbouring blaNDM-1 in an IncC plasmid China Hawks Don’t Understand How Science Advances Report 49: Growth, population distribution and … Continue reading

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Links 12/2/21

Links for you. Science: The Omicron Variant Is a Mystery. Here’s How Science Will Solve It Why It Could Take ‘Two Weeks’ To Learn If Omicron Impacts COVID-19 Vaccines Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater at Residential College, Maine, USA, August–November … Continue reading

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Links 11/17/21

Links for you. Science: Potentially long-lasting effects of the pandemic on scientists A Cancer-Quashing Microbe Emerges from the Deep Glowing viruses allow San Antonio researchers to track how COVID-19 spreads in real time The U.K. is on its way to … Continue reading

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Links 11/11/21

Links for you. Science: Early Civilizations Had It All Figured Out (not a huge fan of Graeber, but interesting review) We’re losing ground against diseases we’ve already defeated Clinical Impact, Costs, and Cost-effectiveness of Expanded Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus … Continue reading

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Links 11/7/21

Links for you. Science: Mandates. A well-organized campaign. No politics. How Puerto Rico’s vaccine drive turned into a success Labs With No One to Run Them: Why Public Health Workers Are Fleeing the Field You’re Boosted! Now What? No one … Continue reading

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Links 11/1/21

Links for you. Science: Mammoths and other extinct Ice Age giants clung on longer than previously thought, DNA analysis suggests She Is Breaking Glass Ceilings in Space, but Facing Sexism on Earth How the brain navigates cities Microbial Ecology and … Continue reading

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The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: A Little Better

But not in all wards. Before we get to that, no wards are below the German rollback threshold of 50 new cases per 100,000 per week–which also is the threshold the CDC suggests schools for all grades can reopen (0.05% … Continue reading

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Links 10/20/21

Links for you. Science: Hearth site in Utah desert reveals human tobacco use 12,300 years ago These Butterflies Full of Wasps Full of Microwasps Are a Science Nightmare Chestnuts Used To Be A Staple Part Of The American Diet. Could … Continue reading

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