Health experts alarmed by President Biden’s view that pandemic is over: ‘Hell no – not even close’

Health experts reacted with dismay Monday to President Joe Biden’s claim that the pandemic is over in an interview with “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. “We still have a problem with COVID. We are still working on it a lot. … But the pandemic is over,” Biden told CBS News correspondent Scott Pelley. “If you … Read more

Does COVID spread on airplanes? Hello science? Anyone?

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. It seems like all my friends got COVID this summer and many think they got it on a plane. But this is as anecdotal as the data. What does it do, you know science I must say? I spoke with Arnold Barnett, a statistics professor at MIT who … Read more

Does COVID spread on airplanes? Hello science? Anyone?

This article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. It seems like all my friends got COVID this summer and many think they got it on a plane. But this is as anecdotal as the data. What does it do, you know science I must say? I spoke with Arnold Barnett, a statistics professor at MIT who … Read more

Teen Science Prodigy grew up to create a manufacturer of biotech lab instruments

As a teenager in Kannapolis, North Carolina, Roy T. Edelman built a science lab in his family’s basement and was one of four high school students invited to present prize-winning papers at Duke University. His paper is called “Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects of Plant Growth”. He later dropped out of the University of North Carolina … Read more

The West’s struggle for mental health

There has been talk of a mental health epidemic in the United States since the 1990s, especially among young people. Mass shootings last month in Uwalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York, by 18-year-old gunmen have raised fears that something went wrong. But the problem is not new. American psychiatrists have been studying the incidence of … Read more

The West’s struggle for mental health

There has been talk of a mental health epidemic in the United States since the 1990s, especially among young people. Mass shootings last month in Uwalde, Texas and Buffalo, New York, by 18-year-old gunmen have raised fears that something went wrong. But the problem is not new. American psychiatrists have been studying the incidence of … Read more