Link roundup: Jan–Mar 2021

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PLoS Comp Bio | Ten simple rules for quick and dirty scientific programming
Modern Phys Lett B | Current computational methods for enzyme design
Mol Cell | Computationally reconstructing cotranscriptional RNA folding from experimental data reveals rearrangement of non-native folding intermediates
J Chem Inf Model | Informatics for Chemistry, Biology, and Biomedical Sciences
PLoS Comp Bio | Ten simple rules for typographically appealing scientific texts
PLoS Comp Bio | Ten quick tips for making things findable

What data can’t do
In the Pipeline | The Problem with COVID-19 Clinical Trials
How the West Lost COVID
In the Pipeline | Dealing With the Literature
The Sputnik V Vaccine and Russia’s Race to Immunity
Exploring the Supply Chain of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines
GitHub | enspara Another MSM Python library
In the Pipeline | Myths of Vaccine Manufacturing
NY Times | The Science of Reasoning With Unreasonable People
Nature | Explaining the icy mystery of the Dyatlov Pass deaths
‘But I never smoked’: A growing share of lung cancer cases is turning up in an unexpected population
How to be lucky
Nature | Ten computer codes that transformed science
Reverse Engineering the source code of the BioNTech/Pfizer SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine
The Atlantic | Where the Pandemic Will Take America in 2021

The History of Philosophy From the Perspective of Chicken Enchiladas
Daniel Dennett’s Science of the Soul
Nature | Five tips for understanding and managing your emotions to build flourishing connections
INCIDENTAL COMICS | The hierarchy of needs
Stunning Images of Starlings in Flight
Some of Us Did Not Die
How to write a more compelling sentence
Dinosaur Comics | entropy wolf
SMBC | Science Fictions
SMBC | Think
Who Invented the Alphabet?
‘Kulning’: A hypnotic Swedish singing tradition
Language Log | Who created batik? Who appropriated batik?

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