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The shame and blame game for COVID continues, with Senator Rand and Elon Musk suggesting that Dr. Fauci go on trial. But what I personally find disconcerting, although not surprising, is that few people remember the fear of those early days.
COVID, the "stomach flu", RSV, influenza, measles, and the common cold all have two things in common: 1) They are all highly contagious; 2) They are all caused by viruses and will make you miserable.
This one is for Thom, our President and a very avid coffee drinker. The dirty dozen fruits and vegetables were not enough; now, the Environmental Work Group is coming after decaffeinated coffee.
During the last solar eclipse in the U.S. in 2017, 20 million of us drove into the path of totality to view this heavenly event.
Science can bring us all together; witness this single astrolabe built and used by Muslims, Christians, and Jews.
In a lively exchange with Lars Larson, we dove headfirst into the realm of groundbreaking medical advancements, touching on the pressing issue of antibiotic resistance.
The surveillance state has been achieved not through some conspiratorial government agency and plan but because we willingly carry around our geolocation and so much more in the guise of our cell phones.
My discussion with John Batchelor on CBS Eye on the World delved into the concerning decline of confidence in scientific research.
“But there are more fundamental reasons why almost all news outlets display a negativity bias.
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