Bayer Aspirin?

I tend not to write about political issues here – that’s why I keep my other, more personal blog. But I couldn’t listen to this week’s invocation of a semi-synthetic natural product pharmaceutical without weighing in. Foster Friess’ Bayer aspirin comment on MSNBC with Andrea Mitchell, for which he has now sort of apologized, is here for those who may not have heard it – from ThinkProgress.org: Asked...

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Talking fungi at Skeptically Speaking
Feb05

Talking fungi at Skeptically Speaking

Well, if you’re looking for something to do during Super Bowl halftime than watch Madonna, you’re welcome to join me online for the wildly-successful science radio show, Skeptically Speaking. With Edmonton-based host Desiree Schell (@teh_skeptic) and her US-based producer K.O. Myers (@KO_Myers), we’ll be discussing the secret lives of fungi, particularly as related to the synthesis of secondary metabolites that we...

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