Fear and fraud often travel together. As coronavirus anxiety began to spread across the land, so did bogus nostrums promising protection from this modern-day plague. As early as March 6, U.S. regulators began to issue warnings to companies promoting false claims, such as this one touting the benefits of drinking a daily dose of silver particles: “It’s actually widely acknowledged in both science and the medical industry that ionic silver kills coronaviruses.” Um, no.
Share this on WhatsApp Post Views: 0 Sometimes, discoveries seem so simple. “You know, basically we found a bunch of holes in the ground.” That’s Eduard Reinhardt. He’s an archaeologist and geologist at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. “But ultimately very important holes in the ground.” Reinhardt and colleagues believe they’ve found some of […]
Share this on WhatsApp Post Views: 0 In his book Entangled Life, scientist Merlin Sheldrake introduces us to vastly underappreciated players in the story of our planet. Fungal species count in the millions—the true number is unknown. And they serve as a platform for, and partner in, almost every aspect of life. No fungi, no […]