Tweet of the month by Michael Worobey about paper of the year : illegal sales of plausible SARS-CoV2 intermediate hosts such as civets in wet markets of Wuhan 2017-19
US is split between the vaccinated and unvaccinated – and deaths and hospitalizations reflect this divide
Opthalmologist Paul versus infectious disease heavyweight Fauci on reputed "gain of function" coronavirus research: who is right?
Delta variant makes it even more important to get a COVID-19 vaccine, even if you’ve already had the coronavirus
Should I have my AstraZeneca booster shot at 8 weeks rather than 12? Here’s the evidence so you can decide
We probably can’t eliminate COVID in Australia forever. As we vaccinate, we should move to a more sustainable strategy
Why is Delta such a worry? It’s more infectious, probably causes more severe disease, and challenges our vaccines
What's the Delta COVID variant found in Melbourne? Is it more infectious and does it spread more in kids? A virologist explains
Are COVID-19 mRNA vaccine side reactions something we should worry about? Infographics help us see a clearer picture
How rare are blood clots after the AstraZeneca vaccine? What should you look out for? And how are they treated?
Natural GM0s Part 303: how plants and animals steal genes from other species to accelerate evolution
Blood clot fears: how misapplication of the precautionary principle may undermine public trust in vaccines
Data suggest no increased risk of blood clots from the AstraZeneca vaccine. Australia shouldn't pause its rollout
Artificial genetic messages to save lives. Protection from Zika, Flu and COVID-19 for instance. Goes back to hard work over many years.
Not sure about the Pfizer vaccine, now it’s been approved in Australia? You can scratch these 4 concerns straight off your list
More good news: An antibody immune response to SARS-CoV2 spike protein is associated with protection of people against reinfection
The expected game changer is here : decreased mortality in COVID-19 patients transfused early with convalescent plasma
Interview with Jennifer Thomson: how excessive regulations benefit big Ag companies, as they hinder the smaller ones
Melbourne is almost out of lockdown. It's time to trust Melburnians to make their own COVID-safe decisions
Winter has arrived in Sweden: Stockholm is on alert due to a worrying rise in cases of coronavirus infection
In episode 12 of our COVID19 Road to a vaccine series, our host, Associate Professor Nigel Crawford, speaks to Professor Heidi Larson.
Stanford letter signatories respond to lawyers of Dr Scott Atlas with further cogent argument about serious US executive branch pandemic policy errors.
Draft French Decree on Mutagenesis Breeding, Consequent Draft Lists of Banned Herbicide Tolerant Rapeseed Varieties
Findings from a natural experiment give support for the idea that coronavirus is transmitted by the airborne route -- warning against closed unventilated spaces
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Study the Performance of Second-generation Genetically Modified Crops in Field Trials: A Case Study With Soybean and Wheat Carrying the Sunflower HaHB4 Transcription Factor
Tweet of the month: convalescent plasma transfusion to patients at the right time improves chances of recovery from coronavirus
A fishy story. A natural experiment with good scientific follow-up shows that antibodies protect people against infection by the pandemic coronavirus
Robust human cellular immune responses to the pandemic coronavirus provides comfort of prolonged immunity post- infection and vaccination
Pandemic letter from America: how the US handling of COVID-19 provides the starkest warning for us all
Insect protected GM corn advantages spillover into neighbouring fields with benefits for vegetable growers
Knowable Magazine article on Covid-19 vaccines: a good discussion of the issues of delivery speed and safety assurance
Many people have a cross-reactive pre-existing cellular immunity to Covid 19 caused by previous exposure to common cold coronaviruses
'An endless game of COVID-19 whack-a-mole': a New Zealand expert on why Melbourne's stage 4 lockdown should cover all of Victoria
Safe novel therapeutic for Covid 19 demonstrated in primate models-- monoclonal antibodies to the rescue
Banning gatherings and closing high-risk businesses can be highly effective in reducing COVID19 transmission, but closing most businesses only has limited additional benefit.
Spanish excess mortality statistics provide 1.2% to 2.1% range for COVID-19 infection fatality ratio
Australia's health report gives insight into COVID 19 severity--ten years of life lost per infection
Eradication, elimination, suppression: let's understand what they mean before debating Australia's course
How New Zealand could keep eliminating coronavirus at its border for months to come, even as the global pandemic worsens