COVID-19 via PNUTs Newsletter

COVID-19 Complex systems science allows us to see new paths forward (Aeon) Viruses have big impacts on ecology and evolution as well as human health (Economist, $) ‘I’m Only One Human Being’: Parents Brace for a Go-It-Alone School Year (NYT) Federal judge halts Betsy DeVos’s controversial rule sending coronavirus aid to private schools (WaPo) Covid in the Classroom? Shhh. … Continue reading COVID-19 via PNUTs Newsletter

Mixed Nuts via PNUTs Newsletter I like

Playing God With Mosquitoes  (Joe Raedle via Getty Images) In 2021, 750 million genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes are set to be released in the Florida Keys and a string of surrounding islands. The Environmental Protection Agency granted permission in May to the British-based but US-operated company, Oxitec, to produce the genetically engineered, male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, known … Continue reading Mixed Nuts via PNUTs Newsletter I like