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‘Spectacular’ and weird ocean creatures (like stilt-walking fish) discovered dwelling close to deep-sea volcanoes LiveScience

Thought To Be Extinct for 80 Years – Scientists Rediscover a Distinctive Insect SciTech Day by day

The Significance of Whiskers to an Animal Laughing Squid. Unique paper from Mammal Overview.

Local weather

Sturdy phrases:

Plight of dissidents similar to Alaa Abdel Fattah overshadows COP27 FT. Good job.

Sea ranges would possibly rise a lot quicker than thought, knowledge from Greenland counsel Area

COP27: Fossil gasoline carbon emissions to hit all-time excessive Deutsche Welle

Drewry urges shippers to start out planning for decarbonisation in transport, warns of as much as $14 billion in further prices Hellenic Transport Information

COP 27 leaders urged to kick-start restoration of soil ecosystems Forest Information


Completely dedicated to the bit:


U.S. set to face third Covid winter, this time with out key instruments and coverings STAT

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Find out how to Conceal a Plague (video) Justin Feldmand, Institute for Bioethics & Well being Humanities. This lecture:

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Viable SARS-CoV-2 detected within the air of hospital rooms of COVID-19 sufferers with early an infection Worldwide Journal of Infectious Illnesses. From the Summary: “These outcomes counsel that the detection of viable SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV-2 RNA in air samples can be related to a mess of things apart from affected person’s viral load. These embrace affected person’s behaviors similar to coughing, sneezing, speaking, and masks carrying, and environmental circumstances.” This can be a very huge deal. I recall (too lazy to search out the hyperlink) that one of many earliest research to point out the chance of aerosol transmission confirmed SARS-CoV-2 RNA on a hospital windowsill. However this isn’t RNA; it’s reside virus. CDC hospital an infection management steerage is already demonstrably miserably insufficient, because it takes no account of the truth that #CovidIsAirborne, however this examine must be the fireplace bell within the night time for CDC to get up and repair them. In the event that they care about sufferers’ lives, after all — an open query.

Acute and postacute sequelae related to SARS-CoV-2 reinfection Nature. From the Dialogue: “On this examine of 5,819,264 folks, together with 443,588 folks with a primary an infection, 40,947 individuals who had reinfection and 5,334,729 noninfected controls, we confirmed that…. [c]ompared to noninfected controls, evaluation of the confirmed that the danger and burden of all-cause mortality and the prespecified well being outcomes elevated in a graded style based on the variety of infections (that’s, dangers have been lowest in folks with one an infection, elevated in folks with two infections and have been highest in folks with three or extra infections).” Ulp.

Common Masking in College Works. New Knowledge Reveals How Properly Time. Spherical-up on the NEJM examine linked to yesterday.

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Meissa posts early medical knowledge on nasal COVID-19 vaccine, offering assist for position in breaking transmission chains Fierce Pharma. MV-014-212. n = 49. From Summary of earlier Meissa examine on non-human primates: “Intranasally delivered, reside attenuated vaccines similar to MV-014-212 entail low-cost manufacturing appropriate for world deployment.”

The Finish of Evusheld The Atlantic


China shortens COVID quarantine instances, eases flight curbs Reuters Commentary:

I’m open to the chance that China is aware of one thing about fomites that we don’t, or that fomite transmission is extra possible below Chinese language circumstances. That stated, ignoring airborne transmission totally…. is hardly a method of layered safety.”

Hong Kong offers arrivals freer rein to maneuver round in newest leisure of Covid journey curbs South China Morning Publish. So superior:

Magnet Maker Arrested for Sending DOD Drawings to China Manufacturing.web


Because the ASEAN Summit 2022 begins, analysts say regional leaders should do extra to unravel the Myanmar disaster Globe_

The Myanmar army’s deadliest airstrikes Myanmar Now

The Koreas

US to purchase S Korea artillery shells for Ukraine, provides $400m in assist Al Jazeera. Stripping the Asian cabinet naked for Ukraine, go Atlanticists!

New Not-So-Chilly Warfare

Ukraine Strikes Ahead in South, With Little Resistance From Russia NYT. It’s quiet. Too quiet. Greater than fog-of-war quiet. The place is the big Blob-induced liberalgasm at a Russian withdrawal? Why hasn’t Zelensky green-screened his triumphant entry into Kherson on the head of a column of tanks? The place are the aerial pictures of trapped Russian troopers milling about on the Dnieper river crossings? Will probably be fascinating to see what emerges by 5:00 at this time so the Sunday shouting heads have one thing to shout about.

Ukraine battle: Russia pulling out of key metropolis of Kherson – what it means for the battle The Dialog

Russia Withdraws from Kherson, Surovikin Steadies Nerves, Guarantees Offensive (video) Alexander Mercouris, YouTube. Good on response to the Kherson withdrawal inside Russia (i.e., the response that issues to Putin).

On “orderly withdrawals.” A thread from October, nonetheless germane:

I don’t just like the supply a lot, or the supply’s sourcing, however there’s nonetheless some good data right here.

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High U.S. Normal Urges Diplomacy in Ukraine Whereas Biden Advisers Resist NYT. Mothra (The Blob) vs. Godzilla (the Pentagon)? Commentary:

Russia’s Return to Grain Deal Is a Signal of Turkey’s Rising Affect Carnegie Endowment for Worldwide Peace

South America

From proper to left:

A Conflict Over a Census Displays a Bolivia in Flux Americas Quarterly

Bolivian strike over census delay paralyzes agriculture export hub Reuters. “Lawmakers known as for calm.”

Bolivia: The Riot of the Oligarchy Step by Step Internationalist 360°

Biden Administration

Texas Choose Strikes Down Biden’s Scholar Debt Cancellation NYT. From the opinion (PDF), footnote web page 1:

Except the mere machine is thrown off kilter by a “zealous regulation clerk,” after all — from the Federalist Society.

FTC Restores Rigorous Enforcement of Regulation Banning Unfair Strategies of Competitors (press launch) FTC

How the FCC Shields Cellphone Corporations From Security Considerations ProPublica


Notable uncalled Home races embrace Boebert, Katie Porter KXAN (Re Silc).

Trump Misplaced the Midterms. DeSantis Received. David Frum, The Atlantic. Opinion-havers are an necessary a part of the DeSantis coalition (although I have to say I’ve by no means seen “public opinion” congeal fairly so quickly, and round a short-bodied vulgarian like DeSantis, too, who has all of the charisma and all of the certainties of a chiseling exurban used automotive supplier).

Extra MAGA Than Ever The Atlantic (Re Silc). “It’s laborious to overstate how radicalized and anarchic the bottom of the Republican Get together stays.” Very a lot in contrast to the bottom of the Democrat Get together, one would possibly add.

The Bezzle

FTX property frozen by Bahamas regulator as crypto change fights to outlive FT. Hoo boy.

Crypto’s FTX Second Reveals Hazard of Centralized Finance With No Central Financial institution WSJ

Untangling the knotty empire of Bankman-Fried and FTX FT. One in every of two makes an attempt to create an org chart:

Obfuscatory a lot?

The Twitter

Elon Musk is placing Twitter vulnerable to billions in fines, warns firm lawyer The Verge

Musk warns of Twitter chapter as extra senior executives give up Reuters

Why Twitter must be a public utility:

It’s not sufficient for Twitter to be unworthwhile. It shouldn’t have revenue as a part of its mission; no public sq. might or ought to!


CDC Says ‘Do Not Eat Meat or Cheese From Any Deli Counter’ Except It’s ‘Steaming Sizzling’ Barron’s. Remark: “Fascinating that @CDCgov @CDCDirector has a lot stronger/ extra applicable recs for a listeria outbreak that’s sickened lower than 20 folks than they do for a virus that’s killed & maimed tens of millions.” Sure, “steaming scorching” is certainly the phrase for CDC’s Covid communications.

California anticipated to accomplice with nonprofit Civica Rx to provide its personal low-cost insulin, sources say NBC

Police State Watch

The FBI’s Transformation, from Nationwide Police to Home Spy Company. Half One: “Disruption” Matt Taibbi, TK Information. “Home spying with out predicate.”

Pricey Outdated Blighty

Too Poor for Warfare Challenge Syndicate

Zeitgeist Watch

Separation Is The Largest Faith In The World Caitlin’s E-newsletter

It’s Not Simply You: NYC Has a Severe Dungeon Grasp Scarcity Hellgate

Class Warfare

Costs rise as a result of corporations increase them:

TikTok’s Subcontractor in Colombia Underneath Investigation for Traumatic Work Time

Antivirals The Convivial Society. Fascinating. Jogs my memory of one in every of Video games Individuals Play writer Eric Berne’s “good video games”: “They’ll be glad they knew me.”

Antidote du jour (by way of):

See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.

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