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episode 780: 01 July, 2020 – Episode 780 – We’re Halfway There, and Living on Science




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New Flu?, Down Under Water, North American Penguinish, Absentee Voters, Bad Recycling News, Jello Jellyfish, Chicken Source, COVID Update, Got Stress?, Clearing Out The Old, Old Australian Plant, Long-tailed Tit Life, Flying Snakes, And Much More…
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Disclaimer, Disclaimer, Disclaimer!!!
Just when you thought it was safe to gather in public…
You remembered that there is a growing pandemic
that has claimed the lives of over half a million humans in the past 6 months.
And, so you put on your mask, and socially distance yourself as much as possible.
Yes…
we all want things to go back to normal.
But like any problem,
Ignoring it seldom results in the problem just going away.
Things have been tough.
They are going to get tougher.
Political will, the eagerness of businesses to reboot, the willing workers in need of income…
Will not change the reality of our situation.
And cannot alter the course of events to come.
And, while we can eventually look at this as a stress test of our healthcare systems, our economies and our trust in politicians to handle crisis.
The more immediate requirements to survive the situation will come from science.
Which, is always finding new ways to fill our heads, our futures and our fortunes with…
This Week in Science,
Coming Up Next…
Let’s start with some quick science news stories…
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