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Book Review: Awkward

Awkward, by Svetlana Chmakova This is a book that practically writes itself. When I first started reading the book, I wondered if the author was trying to make one of those comments that shows art as being hostile to science, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Empire Antarctica

Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins, by Gavin Francis If you go to Antarctica, does it mean you are going to write a book about it? This book is a strange one. That doesn’t mean it’s a bad one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stinky Skunks And Other Animal Adaptations

Stinky Skunks And Other Animal Adaptations, by Barbara Taylor In many ways, this is a book that could be a lot better than it is. Let us focus on the positive first, in that this book does a good job … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cows Save The Planet

Cows Save The Planet: And Other Improbable Ways Of Restoring The Soil To Heal The Earth, by Judith D. Schwartz Although there is at least a bit I find fault with when it comes to the point of view of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Forest Fires (Natural Disasters)

Forest Fires (Natural Disasters), by Laura Purdie Salas Forest fires are a fact of life in some areas. Over the course of my life I have been around areas where forest fires were common, to the extent where certain sights … Continue reading

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Book Review: The First Word

The First Word: The Search For The Origins Of Language, by Christine Kenneally In many ways this book is a bit of a tease. The author demonstrates her lack of understanding about science by assuming that well-designed computer models offer … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Psychology

A Student’s Guide To Psychology, by Daniel N. Robinson This book, as is not uncommon in this series [1], this book took a familiar subject and decided to approach it from an angle that I did not really foresee, and … Continue reading

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Article Review: Coronavirus Genomics And Bioinformatics Analysis

Coronavirus Genomics And Bioinformatics Analysis, by Patrick C.Y. Woo, Yi Huang, Susanna K.P. Lau, and Kwok-Yung Yuen Given the ubiquity of Coronavirus in our contemporary discourse, it is worthwhile to ponder some insights about this family of diseases from various … Continue reading

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Article Review: Dynamics Of Beneficial Epidemics

Dynamics Of Beneficial Epidemics, by Andrew Berdahl, Christa Breslford, Caterina De Bacco, et al. You might think that in the case of a beneficial epidemic that everyone would want it to be spread to the widest population possible.  Yet according … Continue reading

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You Should Have Seen It Coming

This morning I received an e-mail from the WaPo, an organization that has done more than most to increase the toxic partisanship in the contemporary United States, express complaints on the part of researchers into Coronavirus models that they did … Continue reading

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