Category Archives: Center for Environmental Genetics

Masks Work to Prevent COVID-19

Okay: Looks like “masks might help to some extent, and of course depending on the type of mask.” This article today from MedScape. Large Study Affirms What We Already Know: Masks Work to Prevent COVID-19 Brenda Goodman, MA September 03, … Continue reading

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Time to sober up

Finally, we have the analysis by a rational “applied economist.” More than 40 years of precise satellite-measured global atmospheric temperatures — have concluded that the “warming” is 0.14 deg.C per decade [which seems reasonable, given that the planet is just … Continue reading

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Researchers discover a gene that doubles risk of death from COVID-19

This should be of interest to some of you. As is often the case in Gene-Environment Interactions, patients having a particular allelic variant of their LZTFI gene, exhibit a different response to the incoming signal (i.e., SARS-CoV-2 virus) that causes … Continue reading

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Fake Invisible Catastrophes and Threats of Doom

At the 14th International Conference on Climate Change (Oct 15-17, 2021; in Las Vegas) Patrick Moore gave the best presentation of the entire meeting in his Keynote Address: In fact, this talk was the best most informative hour-long lecture I … Continue reading

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How can we Change the Message?

ick Lindzen (prof emeritus, MIT, and Natl Acad of Sciences member) — is IMHO among the top 3 scientists in the field. He is a very humble, focused, analytical, and patient scientist. 😊 The Imaginary Climate Crisis: How can we … Continue reading

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HGNC (HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee) NewsLetter for summer of 2021

For those interested, below is the HGNC (HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee) NewsLetter for summer of 2021. There are several genes of interest discussed — one associated with 3-fold increased risk of having a asymptomatic COVID-19 as a phenotype; another a … Continue reading

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Scientific Integrity of the U.S. Government

From time to time since 2008, these GEITP pages have discussed scientific facts, versus “government policy,” based either on such facts or ignoring such facts. One excellent example has been the Linear No-Threshold (LNT) Theory — developed during the 1950s … Continue reading

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New recommendations on human genome editing

This Position Paper might be of interest to some of you. The recent application of tools — such as CRISPR-Cas9 (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats; Cas9 nuclease), to edit the human genome with the intention of treating or preventing … Continue reading

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SCIENTIFIC MISCONDUCT BY THE U.S. NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

In this 2.5-hour presentation, Professor Ed Calabrese goes through the steps by which the research record was altered by the BEAR Genetics Panel. This led to the Linear No-Theshold (LNT) “government policy,” back in the 1950s, based on this fraudulent … Continue reading

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Scientists develop simple blood test for early detection of Alzheimer disease

This article might be of interest to many GEITP-ers who have family members and loved ones — at various stages of dementia. ☹ We would judge this article to be a likely big-time breakthrough in this field — involving proteomics … Continue reading

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