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Pandemics vs Entropy

Pandemics vs Entropy

Pandemic viruses are deadly, but over time they should weaken as they pick up mutations. Will this happen with the pandemic coronavirus? We can only hope. But has it ever happen before? Yes, between 1917 and 2009, the human H1N1 virus picked up thousands of mutations...
The octopus is from Mars, and other stories

The octopus is from Mars, and other stories

There are certain things in genetics that are truly shocking. Complexity (in this case, of the octopus genome), hybridization between species that are not in any way similar, ancient genetic connections between the Polynesians and the South Americans, and the...
A Deluge of Data

A Deluge of Data

Dr C talks about what it is like to be a geneticist in today’s world. This is the first time in history where we have more ‘data’ than ‘theory’. There is too much data! So be prepared for some of your cherished theories to be...
Coronaspiracy?

Coronaspiracy?

  Location: White Oak Park, Dallas, GA Topics: It’s a beautiful day…for a pandemic, Dr C’s TV interviews, addressing false claims: (a) saltwater gargle, (b) hair dryers, (c) virus already here, (d) genetic engineering, science is incremental, Russel’s teapot,...