Roxanne Cohen Silver, PhD: Research does make it clear that social media is a larger source of misinformation and rumour than we typically get from traditional media. There isn't anybody who is monitoring and vetting the information for its truthfulness or its veracity. So we need to step back. How are we using social media?… Continue reading How are we using social media?
It is still going to be a very difficult winter. Distributing millions of vaccines will take months, so there will be a period where some people have natural immunity and others have vaccine immunity, while others remain vulnerable. Moreover, we don’t know how long vaccine immunity will last. While it would be great to get… Continue reading It’s still going to be a difficult winter
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book. > Irish proverb (This isn't necessary a science quote, but I'm a sucker for a good proverb!).
Science is the acceptance of what works and the rejection of what does not. That needs more courage than we might think. > Jacob Bronowski (Mathematician, 1908-1974).
Coronavirus (or COVID-19) has taken the world by storm, and after a frenzied period at the beginning of the year, many countries are seeing a rise in the number of cases. Despite the efforts from scientists and researchers across the globe, there is still no vaccine for the virus. This means society is still relying… Continue reading 4 COVID-19 Expert Quotes
Health is the first of all liberties, and happiness gives us the energy which is the basis of health. — Henri-Frédéric Amiel Amiel's Journal The Journal Intime of Henri-Frederic Amiel, (3 Apr 1865) Speaking of happiness, a gem just landed in my inbox and I thought I'd share it here! The Greater Good Science… Continue reading happiness and health