Saturday assorted links

1. “It’s 5,000 times bigger than most bacteria,” Volland said. “To put it into context, it would be like a human encountering another human as tall as Mount Everest . . . This is the first opportunity we have to manipulate individual bacteria with tweezers.”  FT link here.  NYT coverage here.

2. Daniel Lippman, James Bond.

3. Kramnik on the human capital deficit.  Speculative.

4. Has the excess demand for truckers melted away?

5. Claims that Russia is exhausting its forces.


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