Barrington Declaration Is About Economics, Not Herd Immunity
Apparently scientists are divided over herd immunity. They're not. And the 'declaration' suggesting they are is about alt-right economics, not COVID.
Tracking COVID-19 Using Poo…
We can now accurately predict COVID-19 outbreaks before they happen. Not by tracking people - but by tracking sewage.
Will Lockdowns Ever End?
If you think any relaxation of lockdown means we're getting back to normal or social distancing will keep you safe at work, think again. Wrong on both counts.
The Dangers of Immunity Passports
'Immunity Passports' sound great - except over 80% of positive antibody test results will be false, leading to preventable deaths. Here’s why.
It Came From A Lab!
It’s being widely reported SARS-CoV-2 might have infected humans via dogs. No, don't worry, it's bollocks. The dog didn't do it...
Two tiny but game-changing mutations turned a bat virus that couldn't infect humans into COVID-19. How? Could we have stopped it and who's to blame?
How Does COVID-19 Testing Work?
At last, quick and easy COVID-19 testing is available. But is it accurate, how does it work and what will it tell you?
Chloroquine and the Cheeto-in-Chief
Trump said we should use 70yr-old antimalarials against COVID-19 and was ridiculed. Is his opinion yet more proof of his ignorance? Wrong question...
Is Hygiene Making Us Sick?
Another recent study suggests household disinfectants give kids asthma and other illnesses. Should we expose them to more dirt and obsess less about hygiene?
No, Tap Water Doesn’t Cause Bladder Cancer
It's being widely reported that tap water is responsible for up to 20% of bladder cancer cases. It isn’t. Here’s why.
The Coronavirus Conspiracy
Many are saying coronavirus is all part of a wider conspiracy and we're being fooled by 'Deep State'. But who's really being fooled - and by whom?
Do Testicles Have Tastebuds?
Not a month into 2020 we've nearly kicked off WW3, Australia is on fire and teenagers are dunking their nuts in soy sauce on the internet. We're fucking doomed.
Will Bacterial Goop Replace Agriculture?
The Guardian's George Monbiot says fermented bug goop will shut down agriculture and the meat industry within 15 years and we'll all have to go vegan. Really?