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The Infectious Myth – Challenging Avaricious Viral Paradigms – 05.22.18

David Crowe talks with Martin Barnes, organizer of the ‘Challenging Avaricious Viral Paradigms’ conference in the south of France, June 15-17 2018. David will be attending the conference, and making a presentation challenging the entire paradigm of viruses through a couple of examples. Martin talks about his journey to challenging one virus, HIV, and then to all, as well as some …

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Antibiotics Are No Longer Making Pigs Bigger

For decades, it’s been thought that low, regular doses of antibiotics help livestock grow big—thus increasing meat producers’ profits. So common is the practice of lacing farm animals’ feed with the drugs that an astonishing four-fifths of all antibiotics in the United States now go to livestock. But a new meta-analysis by two Princeton researchers shows that antibiotics aren’t as effective at promoting growth …