Research paper concludes ExxonMobil misrepresented its own research on climate change

An article by Geoffrey Supran and Naomi Oreskes just published in Environmental Research Letters concludes that "ExxonMobil contributed to advancing climate science -- by way of its scientists' academic publications -- but promoted doubt about it in advertorials. Given this … Continue reading

Getting pharmaceutical companies to develop new antibiotics

Something like the X Prize might encourage drug companies to develop new antibiotics even if they're deliberately held off the market for a while to delay development of resistant pathogens. Link: https://youtu.be/YU5mPUF99BE Other parts of this series: The antibiotic crisis … Continue reading

The antibiotic crisis is not getting any better

The medical system in encountering more and more drug-resistant disease pathogens, so-called "superbugs," and we're not developing new antibiotics anywhere near fast enough to fight them. One major reason is the massive overuse of antibiotics, which are too often prescribed … Continue reading