DNA sequencing is getting cheaper as competition in the industry heats up

Competition is intensifying in the DNA sequencing industry, which has long been dominated by sequencing behemoth Illumina.Driving the news: Illumina, which has an estimated 80% share of the global...

Debunking Fossil Fuel Hysteria: An Interview with Alex Epstein

Jeff Deist: Alex Epstein is our special guest this week. He runs the Center for Industrial Progress, was formerly at the Ayn Rand Institute, and has a background in philosophy. He wrote a famous...

Young, healthy people may not need COVID booster: Expert

One of the country's top vaccine experts has stirred debate in recent weeks by suggesting that not everyone should get the latest COVID-19 vaccine boosters and that the CDC is "overselling" the...

Mandatory Vaccines vs. Logic and Kantian Ethics

The case in favor of mandatory vaccines rests upon faulty logic and violates ethical principles. A vaccinated person protects himself to the extent of the vaccine’s capability, which may be close...

WHO Declares Monkeypox a Global Health Emergency

World Health Organization urges governments to engage and protect affected communities. This is the first time the WHO has declared a global health emergency since the start of the Covid-19...

Utah pauses use of rapid tests at state COVID testing sites, cites potential inaccuracies

State-run COVID-19 testing sites will pause the use of rapid antigen tests starting Monday. Epidemiologists analyzed data after questioning the performance of the GenBody rapid tests offered at...

When will omicron peak in the US?

Epidemiologists are looking to South Africa, the first country where the variant took off, for clues on what might happen here.

Omicron may cause milder symptoms. But experts aren’t breathing a sigh of relief yet

Epidemiologists said their big concern is how quickly omicron, with its high number of mutations, might spread and how it will match up against vaccines.

The Covid-19 numbers seem stuck. That doesn't bode well for winter, experts say

Covid cases are down in the South, headed up in other places. It's confusing everywhere. But epidemiologists say the overall trend is not looking good.

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