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Full FDA approval: What will this change? A lot.

Today the FDA granted full approval to Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID19 vaccine for people 16 and older. The FDA press release highlighted the rigor this entails: “The public can be very confident that this vaccine…

23 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
Your Local Epidemiologist by Your Local Epidemiologist
Feds announce recovery plan for bumble bee, critics say it misses the mark. Scorecard: Are grocery retailers doing enough to save the bees? Xerces Society distributes thousands of pollinator plants.

Keeping you connected to the world of bees Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here. Conservation Xerces Society distributes thousands of pollinator-friendly plants for free (Santa Fe New Mexican)…

17 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
The Bee Report by Matt Kelly
Based Eco-Militias & Green Violence

We’re all horribly familiar with militia groups, paramilitary and mercenary units and terrorist organisations committing violence in the name of some ideological or religious vision, but we are less familiar…

17 Sep 2021 • 13 min read
Grey Goose Chronicles by Stone Age Herbalist
Biotech2K1 Master Threads:

PAMPS (Pathogen Associated Molecular Patterns) We hear about the receptors of immune cells every day in biotech like T cell receptors or B cell receptors, but we never hear about the many receptors of…

17 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
Genomics for the Average Joe by Nathaniel Harooni
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Evolutionary Theory Warns Against Adoption of Elon Musk's Strategy to Join AI and Against Systematic Modification of the Human Germ Line

The equation CP = 5G^2+2G means nothing to anyone at the present time. But it describes a permanent change in the evolutionary trajectory of any part of humanity that adopts biotransformative technology…

16 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
Popular Rationalism by James Lyons-Weiler
Coronavirus Research Tracking - 17 September - vaccine edition

This week there are lots of vaccine-related studies. Emerging evidence on the effectiveness of a booster dose for the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, and effectiveness of several vaccines in general, as well…

16 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
SMC COVID-19 research tracking by Science Media Centre
'A personal connection with pristine land': how living and working in Yosemite changed my life

My first memorable exposure to the sciences was in fourth grade, when we were asked to design an experiment and see it through. I decided to test whether music affects a plant’s ability to grow. I isolated…

16 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
Soil Carbon Co. stories by Soil Carbon Co
Naomi Wolf Demands Retraction of My Article For Good of Her "Reputation"

On September 8, I received an email from PR firm the Kleio Group asking that I retract an article I wrote in June about conspiracy theorist Naomi Wolf. “Your false characterizations concerning Dr. Wolf…

16 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
The Flashpoint by Eoin Higgins
💰The Funding Letter #741: September 16

What is this? The Funding Letter is the most comprehensive new-financing newsletter & lead generation tool, built for salespeople, by salespeople. Daily Letters are sent hours before every other announcement…

16 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
The Funding Letter
Quer estudar para residência sem pagar quase nada? Tem desconto esperando por você 🎁

Olá, profissional de medicina! Preparado(a) para se abastecer com conteúdo de qualidade? A newsletter desta semana é bastante especial para todos os times da Sanar, pois chegou o momento mais esperando…

16 Sep 2021
Sanar Newsletter by Sanar
Therapeutics around the central dogma: DNA

Biodraft is a biotech blog started by Liang Chang (PhD student at Broad/Harvard) and Kirill Karlin, MD (pathology resident at BIDMC/HMS). As trainees in science/medicine and students in biotech, we post…

16 Sep 2021 • 16 min read
Biodraft by Liang Chang and Kirill Karlin
Future Gist 42

Urban Dream by Annibale Siconolfi Subscribe now 🦣Lab-grown woolly mammoths could walk the Earth in six years if geneticist's new start-up succeeds: Yes, you read that right. The startup known as Colossal…

15 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
Perceptions by Samuel Gyamfi
Seeing the hard part

It’s a mistake I’ve made more times than I care to admit. As you get to the end of a project, ready to tie up a last few loose ends, instead of a smooth slope down to the finish line, you see another (…

15 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
Scaling Biotech by Jesse Johnson
Encausse.net - Weekly #49

Bonjour à tous, La semaine dernière j’ai enregistré un Podcast chez CosaVostra pour ITTD qui devrait être diffusé prochainement. J’espère n’avoir pas trop dit de bêtises :-) Et sinon beaucoup d’aller-retour…

15 Sep 2021
Encausse.net - Newsletter by Jean-Philippe Encausse
TikTok, Winklevoss, and Woolly Mammoths

With climate change and its drastic repercussions affecting an already highly-populated planet, the future of sustainability seems to be in the hands of a few unlikely candidates. A group of several scientists…

15 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
Grant’s Newsletter by Grant Phillips
September 14, 2021: Charlottesville School Board briefed on three design options for Buford Middle School; Albemarle EDA learns about CvilleBioHub

In today’s Patreon-fueled shout-out: Fall is just around the corner, but the summer heat is sticking around a bit longer. Your local energy nonprofit, LEAP, wants you and yours to keep comfortable all…

14 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
Charlottesville Community Engagement by Sean Tubbs
The Crime of Curiosity

I met Josiah Zayner a handful of years ago while working on Anatomy of Next: NEW WORLD. In an episode on making man Martian, we talked about bypassing elite institutions, democratizing science, and biological…

14 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
Pirate Wires by Mike Solana
Turning Back the Clock on Aging

Hey all, greetings from Santa Monica! Vitamin Z is a newsletter about health and wellness. If you are new, you can join here. Please comment below with feedback on today’s newsletter. You can also read…

14 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
Vitamin Z by Daniel Zahler