In this 67th 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.
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Q&A Link: https://youtu.be/CZk6yLF__Es
Mentioned in this episode:
CNN’s Becky Anderson interviews WHO commission spokesperson Peter Daszak: https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/02/09/who-coronavirus-origin-wuhan-china-peter-daszak-interview-anderson-ctw-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/coronavirus-intl/
IUCN’s (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List on Melogale moschata, the Small-toothed Ferret Badger: https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/41626/45209676#use-trade
Mallapaty et al, February 10, 2021 Nature News article: ‘Major stones unturned’: COVID origin search must continue after WHO report, say scientists: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00375-7
Ladapo, February 4, 2021 in the Wall Street Journal. The ‘Universal Vaccination’ Chimera: https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-universal-vaccination-chimera-11612466130?mod=opinion_lead_pos5
UC Berkeley bans solitary, outdoor exercise: https://www.sfgate.com/education/article/Police-dorms-outdoor-exercise-UC-Berkeley-lockdown-15937294.php
The Oregon Dept of Human Services jumps the same Covid shark, over and over and over again: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORDHS/bulletins/2c097aa
Casiraghi, L., Spiousas, I., Dunster, G.P., McGlothlen, K., Fernández-Duque, E., Valeggia, C. and Horacio, O., 2021. Moonstruck sleep: Synchronization of human sleep with the moon cycle under field conditions. Science Advances, 7(5), p.eabe0465. https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/advances/7/5/eabe0465.full.pdf
Helfrich-Förster, C., Monecke, S., Spiousas, I., Hovestadt, T., Mitesser, O. and Wehr, T.A., 2021. Women temporarily synchronize their menstrual cycles with the luminance and gravimetric cycles of the Moon. Science Advances, 7(5), p.eabe1358. https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/advances/7/5/eabe1358.full.pdf
This Week in Science: Moon Synchronicity: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6528/twis?utm_campaign=toc_sci-mag_2021-01-28&et_rid=337917989&et_cid=3646874
Science News: Prozac turns guppies into ‘zombies’. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/02/prozac-turns-guppies-zombie
Polverino, G., Martin, J.M., Bertram, M.G., Soman, V.R., Tan, H., Brand, J.A., Mason, R.T. and Wong, B.B., 2021. Psychoactive pollution suppresses individual differences in fish behaviour. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 288(1944): 20202294. https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2020.2294
Amado, Jorge. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands. https://www.amazon.com/Dona-Flor-Her-Two-Husbands/dp/0307276643
Heather on Biological Women’s Hour with Kellie-Jay Keen: https://youtu.be/QoGRWPSvZB8
Heather on Savage Minds podcast with Julian Vigo: https://sava
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