xkcd: Pathogen Resistance

We’re not trapped in here with the Coronavirus. The coronavirus is trapped in here with us.…

What the cruise-ship outbreaks reveal about COVID-19

Close confines help the virus to spread, but closed environments are also an ideal place to…

(Michigan) Beaumont nears capacity: 635 hospitalized for COVID-19 with limited ventilators

Beaumont Health is caring for 635 patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, putting pressure on the eight-hospital…

What does it mean to be pro-life?

Self-identified pro-life conservatives on this forum have told me that any abortion is morally unacceptable, because…

Atlanta mayor says ICU units at capacity

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said Tuesday that the city’s intensive care units (ICUs) are at…

Coal Is Now the World’s Most Expensive Fossil Fuel

Coal, the dirtiest and usually the cheapest option for energy, is now the world’s most expensive…

The Guns of Hot Fuzz

So… the superlative cop movie, Hot Fuzz, is on Netflix, and I had a chance to…

‘Get ready’: a chilling message from the epicentre of Italy’s COVID-19 nightmare

They don’t get to say goodbye. That’s the worst of it, apart from the dying itself.…

Evolved, or Intelligently Designed?

(Evolution Friday post!) As the world braces for the newest epidemic to rock the human population……

Mathematician Broke Barriers at NASA — Katherine Johnson

They asked Katherine Johnson for the moon, and she gave it to them. Wielding little more…