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…a week of Mad Biologist posts: Stead Sunset The State of COVID-19 in D.C.: We Need to Rollback “Defund the Police” Isn’t a Crisis, It’s an Opportunity It’s 2020, and Democrats Still Don’t Understand Their Voters Will There Ever Be … Continue reading

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Links 10/27/20

Links for you. Science: Escaped cloned female mutant crayfish take over Belgian cemetery (2020!) Viral dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 infection and the predictive value of repeat testing Black voices in physics: Clifford Johnson Before you get a flu shot, get good … Continue reading

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Links 9/29/20

Links for you. Science: Brigham and Women’s COVID-19 cluster illustrates challenges in controlling infection Here’s How the Pandemic Finally Ends At the Brigham, ‘battle-weary’ staff may have allowed virus to slip in COVID-19 is political, so scientists should be too. … Continue reading

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Links 9/9/20

Links for you. Science: Scientists develop new compound which kills both types of antibiotic resistant superbugs (very early days…) Women like Mulan didn’t need to go to war in disguise A Turtle With a Permanent Smile Was Brought Back From … Continue reading

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Links 8/30/20

Links for you. Science: How Bacteria-Eating Bacteria Could Help Win the War Against Germs. While microscopic and little known, predatory bacteria are among the world’s fiercest and most effective hunters. A tweetorial on the t-test Biogen conference likely led to … Continue reading

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Links 8/16/20

Links for you. Science: A Taiwan health official tried to warn the world about the novel coronavirus. The U.S. didn’t listen. America’s Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of Any COVID Vaccine The Dark Side of Being a Female Shark Researcher. Being … Continue reading

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Links 8/12/20

Links for you. Science: Satellites Reveal Hidden Colonies of Emperor Penguins We Never Knew Existed Harvard Scientist Says We Need More Cheap, ‘Crappy’ Tests For COVID-19. Here’s Why Mass Gatherings Contributed to Early COVID-19 Mortality: Evidence from US Sports How … Continue reading

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Links 7/30/20

Links for you. Science: Handyfuge-LAMP: low-cost and electricity-free centrifugation for isothermal SARS-CoV-2 detection in saliva. Fighting COVID-19: Integrated Micro- and Nanosystems for Viral Infection Diagnostics Space Oddity The explosion of new coronavirus tests that could help to end the pandemic … Continue reading

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Links 7/28/20

Links for you. Science: Changes in colistin resistance and mcr-1 abundance in Escherichia coli of animal and human origins following the ban of colistin-positive additives in China: an epidemiological comparative study There Are Wasps in the Yard. You’d Better Get … Continue reading

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Links 7/20/20

Links for you. Science: How a miracle drug changed the fight against infection during World War II Microbiologists at Caltech discovered a bacteria that feeds on manganese metal A Detailed Map of Who Is Wearing Masks in the U.S. You’d … Continue reading

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