Tag Archives: biology

Exoplanets, Iron, Evolution and Strange Geochemistry

Science stories and topics have been piling up in my ‘to do’ list for more than a year. This week, I’m catching up on what we’re learning about life here on Earth; and developments in the ongoing search for extraterrestrial … 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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Swatting Fast Flies

We’re a lot smarter than flies, which probably helps us swat them. But the insects are very good at being somewhere else when the flyswatter or newspaper hits whatever they were on. I’ve run into a few reasonable speculations. One … Continue reading

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