Arete 9.3.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

America’s oldest living WWII veteran is turning 111, War is Boring
Russian submarine surfaces near Alaska during war exercise, Defense News
China Is Ahead in Ship, Missile & Air Defense Tech: DoD Report, Breaking Defense
US Troops May Have Role in Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Effort, Homeland Security
A Fort Hood Serial Killer on the Loose? Homeland Security Newswire
Space Development Agency orders its first satellites, Defense News
They might be small but these tiny boats still serve a purpose for the US Navy, War is Boring
Army Wants Industry Input For Reliable Exoskeleton (Not Iron Man, Yet!), Breaking Defense

 

Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Do Children Really Transmit COVID-19 Less Than Adults? The Evidence Is Questionable, The RAND Blog
Portsmouth FD launches mandatory fitness program; union approves, Seacostonline.com
200 U.S. Army soldiers to be mobilized to fight wildfires, Wildfire Today
A method for creating a burn severity atlas: an example from Alberta, Canada, International Journal of Wildland Fire
Higher than normal wildfire potential predicted for much of the western U.S. in September, Wildfire Today

 

Mountain

Filip Babicz races up Aiguille Noire de Peuterey in 1 hour 30 minutes, Planetmountain.com
The Porter: The Untold Story at Everest, Climbing Magazine
15 Outdoor People Who Need Wikipedia Pages, Adventure Journal
Don’t Listen To Trail Runners, The Hiking Boot is Far From Dead, POWDER Magazine
Wolf And Grizzly Cook System – Reduce Your Campfire Footprint, Gear Institute
Route Profile: Cross Country Hiking – Welcome Pass to Yellow Aster Butte, American Alpine Institute
US Army Engineers Abruptly Reverse Course, Rejecting Alaska’s Pebble Mine, Adventure Journal

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

The Sublime Agony of Hot-Weather Running, Outside Magazine
Unique antibody profile sets gluten sensitivity apart from Celiac disease, Science Daily
Is There a Magical Rep Range for Hypertrophy? Breaking Muscle
For Successful Aging, Pick Up the Pace or Mix It Up, NYT
STAT Plus: You had questions about precision medicine. Stanford’s Lloyd Minor has answers, STAT
The Enduring Mystery of Muscle Cram, Outside Magazine
Why You Don’t Want “Normal” Blood Lead Levels, NutritionFacts.org
Collagen Benefits for Your Bones, Heart, Sleep and More, Backed by Science, Mark’s Daily Apple

 

Interesting

These Scientists Are Giving Themselves D.I.Y. Coronavirus Vaccines, NYT
What It Took to Free a Whale Entangled in 4,000 Pounds of Fishing Gear, NYT
Erin Brockovich Is at It Again, Outside Magazine
There’s No Containment Strategy for Climate Change, War on the Rocks
A nation reborn, voxeurop
Is Facebook Finally Standing up for Free Speech in Southeast Asia? The Diplomat

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