The molecular details shed light on why COVID-19 is such a serious threat. … More 5 MORE Ways that COVID-19 is nothing like the flu (part 2 of 2)
The constant comparisons with the flu are wrong and harmful. … More 6 Reasons Why COVID-19 Is Nothing Like the Flu (Part 1 of 2)
In far too many articles, you will read that COVID-19 preys mostly on the elderly and those with pre-existing medical vulnerabilities. This is both true and misleading. Almost every illness, and certainly every infectious disease, is worse for those who already have other medical conditions, including the condition of being of advanced age. But COVID-19, … More I’m 41, Healthy, and Fit. And COVID-19 Still Got Me.
Two new books tackle the question of life and sentience and, together, they make a strong argument that neither may be as improbable as we thought. … More How Likely is Intelligent Life?
I, a secular scientist, endorsed a book about Adam and Eve? Strange, but true. … More A Skeptic Encounters Adam and Eve
Science is finally making real progress on the question of how our species achieved a mostly nonviolent social harmony. … More The Decline of Violence in Homo sapiens
A scientist and evangelical Christian is urging theologians to Explore AI. … More Artificial Intelligence and… Theology?
Because it is seen as a proxy of health and good genes, facial symmetry is one of the few features that is universally attractive. … More Why Facial Symmetry Is So Attractive
In a recent episode of TWOH, we explore the complicated effects of taurine on the brain. … More Energy Drinks, Taurine, Caffeine, and Addiction: A Complicated Picture
My two books have received one negative review each. Totally different books and different reviews, but there’s a predictable common thread… … More A curious thing about the only two negative book reviews I’ve received…