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Evidence That the Coronavirus Can Mess With Our DNA Is Far From Convincing

14 May 2021

Science is hard. This is not meant to dissuade anyone from going into the sciences. It’s just a statement of fact with which all scientists would probably agree, and it’s a sort of mantra we can...

Let’s Hear It for the Voices of Reason

8 Apr 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a golden opportunity for schemers, contrarians and conspiracy theorists to use public distress and thirst for knowledge to widen their reach. It is easy to get lost...

The Right Chemistry: Graphene Face Masks

2 Apr 2021

Video of Dr. Joe Schwarcz explains graphene face masks  

It's a Race Between Vaccines and Variants

2 Apr 2021

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Humans Sometimes Get in the Way of Science

2 Apr 2021

I never expected to read the word “glooped” in a BBC article. An investigation by the BBC programme Panorama recently revealed troubling behaviour on the part of some technicians at one of the...

A Dozen Misguided Influencers Spread Most of the Anti-Vaccination Content on Social Media

31 Mar 2021

You may have heard the myth that the COVID-19 vaccines make women infertile and that they have killed more people than the disease itself. This blatant and harmful misinformation does not appear...

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