July 2024

Friday, 12 July 2024

Study suggests reinfections from the virus that causes COVID-19 likely have similar severity as original infection

NIH: “Researchers also found that lower levels of albumin, a protein made by the liver, may indicate a higher risk for reinfection.”


The Supreme Court Just Complicated America’s Bureaucracy

Nicholas Creel, Newsweek: “In terms of how regulations such as this exist constitutionally, we must first dispel the commonly held belief that only the legislature makes law.”


Monday, 8 July 2024

We Finally Know What Turned on The Lights at The Dawn of Time

Michelle Starr, ScienceAlert: “Their analysis revealed that, not only are these dwarf galaxies the most abundant galaxy type in the early Universe, they are far brighter than expected. In fact, the team’s research shows that dwarf galaxies outnumber large galaxies by 100 to 1, and their collective output is four times the ionizing radiation usually assumed for larger galaxies.”


Sunday, 7 July 2024

Why is the pundit class so desperate to push Biden out of the race?

Rebecca Solnit, The Guardian: “We are deciding whether this nation has a future as a more-or-less democratic republic this November, and on that rides the fate of the earth when it comes to acting on climate change. If the US falters at this decisive moment in the climate crisis, it will drag down everyone else’s efforts.”


Tuesday, 2 July 2024

The minoritarian power imbalance that gave Trump immunity

Philip Bump, The Washington Post: “It’s how the system works.”