In this 156th in a series of live discussions with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying (both PhDs in Biology), we discuss the state of the world through an evolutionary lens.
This week, we discuss new research on the mechanism of action of ivermectin against SARS-CoV2. We also discuss several organizations that have lost the plot: the Red Cross (with regard to who can donate blood), the American Museum of Natural History (with regard to who should be educating teens on the viral outbreaks), and a science conference (with regard to “non-normative sex expression in plants”). Finally, we ask whether Heather lost the plot back in the fourth grade when she categorized birds for a science project.
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Mentioned in this episode:
Ivermectin's Mechanism of Action Against SARS-CoV-2 Described (Leake & McCollough): https://petermcculloughmd.substack.com/p/ivermectins-mechanism-of-action-against
Boschi et al 2022. SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Induces Hemagglutination: Implications for COVID-19 Morbidities and Therapeutics and for Vaccine Adverse Effects. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 23(24), p.15480. https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/23/24/15480?s=09
Red Cross LGBTQ+ Donors: https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-requirements/lgbtq-donors.html
FDA’s Guidance for Industry: https://www.fda.gov/media/92490/download
American Museum of Natural History’s Teen Sci Café: https://www.amnh.org/learn-teach/teens/teen-scicafe
Annual conference of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology: https://www.xcdsystem.com/sicb/program/5X9OIbU/index.cfm?pgid=381
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