Covid-19 Takes M. Don Van Noy
Note: I am posting this obituary in memory of my high-school friend Don Van Noy. M. DON’S OBITUARY Melvin Don Van Noy passed away from the indiscriminate COVID 19 on November 8, 2020. He was born May 31, 1944, to Melvin J. and Gwen D. Van Noy in Logan, Utah and grew up in Twin...
Election Results At A Glance
Virus spread during Trump presidency
Meet the Contenders for Biden’s Cabinet
Meet the contenders for Biden’s Cabinet By: The Politico Staff The Biden transition team has been vetting potential candidates for months and will present the president-elect with potential choices in the coming days. Biden is expected to focus first on posts involving public health and the economy, including the secretaries of the Treasury and Health...
Joe Biden Wins Nevada, and Wins the Presidency
Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States of America. No, really. Biden won. Here’s why we’re so certain of Biden’s victory.
Climate Change: Hot And Dry
By Ellen Gray,NASA’s Earth Science News Team Hot and dry. These are the watchwords for large fires. While every fire needs a spark to ignite and fuel to burn, the hot and dry conditions in the atmosphere determine the likelihood of a fire starting, its intensity and the speed at which it spreads. Over the...
This Week in Corona Scams: QAnon-sense and Garblety-Goop
This Week in Corona Scams, we (once again) take on all the questions and all the rumors surrounding all the hype on “herd immunity”. We’re also taking on QAnon, the anti-vaccine movement, and their latest outrageous claims about Osama bin Laden and transhumanism.  Oh, and we’re serving some more food for thought for anyone who’s...
The Atlantic: The Probable Outcomes of Trump’s Diagnosis
Here’s what is currently known about Trump’s health, and what it means for everyone else by JAMES HAMBLIN,  October 2, 2020 in the Atlantic James Hamblin, M.D., is a staff writer at The Atlantic. He is also a lecturer at Yale School of Public Health, co-host of Social Distance, and author of Clean: The New Science...
Virus Risk By The Numbers
Today we feature two articles by Quanta Magazine medical research scientist and Quanta puzzle columnist Pradeep Mutalik who explores two mathematical ways to determine COVID-19 risk. How to Assess Risks During the Coronavirus Pandemic? COVID-19 Is Raging. How Safe Is Your Backyard Party?
In Memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
In Memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, March 15, 1993-September 18, 2020. Top 10 Quotes: 1. “I would like to be remembered as someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability.” 2. “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.” 3. “Women belong in...
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