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The Vaccine is Here But So Is The Fear

15 Dec 2020

No, we will not become genetic mutants when we finally get to roll up our sleeves and agree to be jabbed with a vaccine containing modified messenger RNA (mod-mRNA). That scare is making the rounds...

Proteins Unravelled

31 Jul 2020

I want you to close your eyes and imagine a protein. Anyone with aphantasia gets a free pass on this exercise, but I suspect that most people still won’t be able to do it. The word “protein” is...

How Long Can a Virus “Live” Outside the Body?

8 Apr 2020

One of the frequently asked questions about the SARS-CoV-2 virus is how long the virus can live outside the body. “Live” is not exactly the appropriate term, as viruses are not really "alive"...

Will "The Game Changers" Change Your Game?

11 Dec 2019

The documentary “The Game Changers” has been picking up steam on Netflix. This is basically a two-hour promo for a vegan lifestyle focusing on a few athletes who attribute their high-level...

Why do people get hungry an hour after eating Chinese food?

4 Oct 2019

As far as I know, this is all anecdotal and nobody has ever done a study to determine if this is actually true. To start with, not all Chinese meals are alike. “American” Chinese food with its bevy...

A ‘Quorn’ That’s Not on the Cob

9 Aug 2019

Meat alternatives are hot. You have probably heard of the Beyond Meat burger or the Impossible burger but have you heard of “Quorn?” Could be coming your way soon!

Ambiguous Genetics Invite Woo

18 Jul 2019

If you could know every letter in your DNA, would you be better off?...

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