Fluoride Free NZ (FFNZ) promotes a list of “NZ Health Professionals who are calling for an end to fluoridation.” I am generally cynical about such endorsement lists, but the details in this list do give a picture of the commercial … Continue reading →
This week we celebrated Euler’s birthday on 15th and I thought I need to write something about him. In my (almost) 4 years of university I have heard his name a lot of time. And this is a thing especially because at most of my courses the teachers don’t say anything about the mathematicians that […]
Last month, I wrote about using Salmonella to deliver anti-cancer compounds to tumours. Today, I’m sharing with you a paper on cancer-fighting viruses. Why the recent focus on microbiology and cancer? Because they’re much more interconnected than you would think and because they’re both so cool! (And maybe also because I’m a microbiologist and my […]
I got pulled into an upsetting thread on the genetics of race with the Digital Darth Vader Chuck Jones. And I am deeply conflicted. Ignoring these Chucks is bad. But engaging with them increases their visibility and grows their twitter following. It's a lose-lose situation for us and a win-win for Chucks.
@aepton @joshtpm @lteytelman please read Nicholas Wade's book.
— Charles C. Johnson (@ChuckCJohnson) April 17, 2015
I pointed Chuck to Mike Eisen's On Nicholas