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My Top 10 Science News Stories For 2020

I’m seeing “The Best of,” “Top 10” and “2020 Top” headlines in my news feed: as usual for late December. Instead of waiting for someone else to highlight this year’s science news stories, I’m making my own ‘top 10’ list. … Continue reading

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COVID-19, Cells, Viruses and mRNA Vaccines

I’ll be talking about mRNA vaccines and COVID-19. And why I’ll willingly wait for my vaccination, but think the new vaccines are a good idea. But first, I’ll look at news, weirdness and a little history. In the News: Prospects … Continue reading

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Early Birds, Unisex Fish

We still don’t know exactly how birds got their wings. Literally and figuratively. But we’re learning more about when and how they started. Scientists in Europe and China found fossils of birds that lived roughly 120,000,000 years ago. Other scientists … Continue reading

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Art, Evolution and Aquinas

Someone left stenciled handprints on Maltravieso Cave wall. Quite a few ‘someones,’ apparently. Marking a wall can leave adolescent graffiti or murals like Orozco’s “Omnisciencia.” I think it’s a very “human” thing to do. So do scientists. That’s why most … Continue reading

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