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How Strict Rules on Sourcing Dairy Proved impossible — and would have hurt reproducibility As Well
Dairy has many opportunities for plastic contamination For dairy products, we created an ultra-strict sourcing protocol that assumed that the introduction of plastic chemicals into the dairy food chain begins with the milking process. That strict protocol had to be drastically altered will be described below. To consumers, the most obvious connection between plastic and […]
So, what does early action on personal distancing and Shelter-In-Place actually get you?
This is particularly telling because, while California is less densely populated, it’s the nation’s largest gateway to China and early-on had more Chinese visitors arriving by air than any other state. More discussion about the differences here: Coronavirus: How California kept ahead of the curve.
This is the part about how you kill Grandma … and your co-workers, friends, grocery clerks, medical workers, police, fire fighters, other first responders …
People who ignore personal distancing and Shelter-In-Place orders need to get over the notion it’s all about THEM. This is about a Chicago family who tragically learned that lesson the hard way. First of all, it’s vital to keep in mind that a large percentage of people infected by COVID-19 do not show symptoms. Some […]
Mass(k) Confusion: Some masks ARE useful for COVID-19 prevention. Here’s how to tell which one is best for you. (And the science of why)
It’s important to realize that hand to face contact is a serious avenue of infection spread which is best addressed by frequent hand washing and avoiding face touching. However, the Coronavirus can spread through the air, through aerosols or contaminated dust particles. Early on in the pandemic, experts were adamant that masks were not effective […]
Updated 4/18/20 – How 2 Billion pennies explain why social distancing is so vital to defeating COVID-19 (And not killing Grandma)
Note: This article was updated April 18, 2020 These two exponential/geometric growth charts look a lot alike. But they represent two very different things. To understand, first imagine you are owed a great debt. The person who owes you money gives you a choice, but you have to respond right then. Choice #1: $1 million […]
Coronavirus/COVID-19: Face masks actually CAN help. Also beware the threats from restroom hand dryers, poop & toilet flushing
Note: proper-frequent hand-washing and other public health warnings should be followed, but there exist other significant considerations that can add to those. Several of those, are below, along with links to peer-reviewed scientific papers (and a couple of well-sourced articles from the media and government sources) H0w masks can help protect you against COVID-19 Like […]
No Milk For A Scientific Study! + How researchers almost bought a cow.
Based on our “back to the future” protocol revision approved by the University of California San Francisco Medical School, , we began to contact dairies, creameries, farm organizations, and agriculture-related educational institutions. We assumed that obtaining raw milk would be relatively easy given that the study’s investigators lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay […]
OLD STUB-do not publish Testing BPA levels in milk: A long circuitous route sourcing dairy for the study
New confounding problem solves the two previous problems. (Sort of) While we were knock, knock, knocking on dairy’s door, the lack of cooperation from dairies and creameries combined with the inability to obtain an appropriate cream separator sent us back to our towering pile of scientific literature in search of a valid […]