Category Archives: HIV

A Legal and Scientific Issue with HIV ‘Fingerprinting’?

The consensus sequence is the real problem.
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Posted in Genetics, HIV, Public Health, The Rule of Law | 6 Comments

Review: “The Effects of Circumsion on the Penis Microbiome”

It turns your bacteria Jewish. Seriously, the strong finding of this article was completely ignored. Anyway….
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Posted in HIV, Microbiology, Microbiome | 16 Comments

What the 1,000 Foot Ban Means for Needle Exchange

What a de facto ban on federal funding for needle exchanges means.
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Posted in Drugs, HIV, Public Health, Viruses | 2 Comments

To Be Scientifically Literate, You Do Have to Know Things

A scientifically literate person not only understands the scientific method, but also knows some science.
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Posted in Creationism, Education, HIV, Hypotheses, The War on Science | 16 Comments

Conservative Oppositional Disorder Harms Public Health

Note to conservatives: propose an alternative public health solution or shut up.
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Posted in Basic Human Decency, Conservatives, HIV, Influenza, Public Health, The War on Science, Vaccination | 4 Comments

Nesse and Stearns on How Evolution Is Used in Medicine

Evolutionary medicine matters.
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Posted in E. coli, Evolution, Framing, HIV, Influenza, Microbiology, Public Health | 22 Comments

The Other Finding from the Florida Sex Ed Survey

Will the Drug Warriors now support sex-ed?
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Posted in Conservatives, Education, Fucking Morons, HIV, Public Health, The War on Science, Viruses | 9 Comments

Influenza and Low Hanging Fruit

Very few problems can be solved solely by throwing buckets of money at them. Annual influenza is one of those problems than can be solved that way.
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Posted in Cancer, HIV, Influenza, Microbiology, Public Health, Vaccination, Viruses | 1 Comment

Tara Speak. You Listen

ScienceBlogling Tara of Aetiology has co-authored a PLoS Biology article about HIV denialism and the internets.
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Posted in Fucking Morons, HIV, Microbiology, Propaganda, Public Health, The War on Science, Viruses | 2 Comments

A Question About Tobias

Friday, Deputy Secretary of State Randall L. Tobias resigned because he had received ‘massages’ from an escort service. One of Tobias’ major effects on U.S. foreign policy was to promote abstinence-only sex education.
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Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, HIV, Public Health, Sexist Pigs, The War on Science | 17 Comments