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  • What Can We Learn From The Wolf’s Immune System?

    What Can We Learn From The Wolf’s Immune System?

    Wolves,  like most wild animals whose immune systems are intact, almost never get sick – even a cold. Sporadic viral outbreaks like rabies can be transmitted by other species, but don’t linger in wild populations. Wolves live on average six to eight years in the wild, possibly up to 13 years in protected areas, with…

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  • Re-Examining The COVID-19 Narrative: How Does An Arrow Knock Down a Castle?

    Re-Examining The COVID-19 Narrative: How Does An Arrow Knock Down a Castle?

    Imagine a cute little American town, population 100,000, with an average Western diet, lifestyle, disease, and death rates. Let’s name it the city of Sobering since it’s a sobering tale of the American dream before and during the age of COVID-19.  At least half or 50,000 people in Sobering have one or more chronic diseases…

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  • Breaking Down Coincidence

    Breaking Down Coincidence

    “A coincidence is a surprising concurrence of events, perceived as meaningfully related, with no apparent causal connection,” is how two mathematicians, Persi Diaconis and Frederick Mosteller, defined coincidence in 1989, after a long and exhaustive battle with the definition.  Mathematicians generally believe that any meaning we assign to coincidences mostly originates from our universal inability…

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  • Making Sense of Wonder

    Making Sense of Wonder

    Consider the possibility that the sense of wonder is not just a brief state of awe, a blip of “wow”, but a real sense, just like sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. And not just that. Wonder, employed at its full capacity, may reach deeper than any other sense, all the way into the subatomic…

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  • What Lies Beneath Infertility

    What Lies Beneath Infertility

    We are becoming infertile without understanding why, at a speed that boggles the mind. Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, recently concluded a 15-year long nationwide study on semen quality that showed that only 38 percent of young Swiss men have the minimum sperm cell qualifications to be fertile. The study included 2,523…

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  • Trauma In The Light Of Berlin

    Trauma In The Light Of Berlin

    Imagine trauma as an electric charge and Hans as an electromagnetic coil and maybe then we can begin to understand addictive behavior.   Once upon a time in Berlin I bounced into a medical doctor by the name of Hans (not his real name for reasons that will become obvious). Hans, 56, taught me a…

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