Flying beyond mach 5 is back, decades after the original need-for-speed arms race ended: Going Hypersonic – IEEE Journals & Magazine

January 26, 2021

https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9271806


How to move from Scratch to Python in Code Club – The Code Club Blog

January 26, 2021

https://blog.codeclub.org/2018/06/13/how-to-move-from-scratch-to-python-in-code-club/


The GameStop Fiasco Proves We’re in a ‘Meme Stock’ Bubble | by James Surowiecki | Jan, 2021 | Marker

January 26, 2021

https://marker.medium.com/gamestop-proves-were-in-a-meme-stock-bubble-b3f39163a77f


CDC finds scant spread of coronavirus in schools with precautions in place – The Washington Post

January 26, 2021

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/cdc-school-virus-spread/2021/01/26/bf949222-5fe6-11eb-9061-07abcc1f9229_story.html


When a Virus Is the Cure | The New Yorker

January 26, 2021

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/12/21/when-a-virus-is-the-cure

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To make matters worse, fears of antibiotic resistance have, in recent decades, created a perverse incentive in medical research: new antibiotics, to remain effective, must be used sparingly, as so-called antibiotics of last resort. As a result, it is almost impossible to recoup the cost of developing them.
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Great article!… But I don’t see how phages will solve the economic conundrum: the “perverse incentive [that]…new antibiotics, to remain effective, must be used sparingly…As a result, it is almost impossible to recoup the cost of developing them.”


Opinion | I’ve Said Goodbye to ‘Normal.’ You Should, Too. – The New York Times

January 25, 2021

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/25/opinion/new-normal-climate-catastrophes.html?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage


Acronymify! – Automatically generate fun acronyms for your project

January 24, 2021

https://acronymify.com/
makes acronyms


Does Double-Masking Help Slow the Spread of Covid? – The New York Times

January 24, 2021

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/12/health/coronavirus-masks-transmission.html


Sophia (robot) – Wikipedia

January 24, 2021

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophia_(robot)


Platypus genome

January 23, 2021

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/09/science/platypus-genome-echidna.amp.html