- “Neanderthal bacteria brought back to life for first time” – Scientists say the revival of old bacteria may help to create new medicines with antibiotic properties, reports the Telegraph.
- “Russell Brand’s journey of enlightenment is not political – it’s more important than that” – The fact that Russell Brand has gone from lefty hero to being branded a Right-wing conspiracy theorist speaks volumes about the kind of groupthink we are up against, say Niall McCrae and MLR Smith in the New Conservative.
- “The Government’s electric vehicle obsession is a war on motorists” – If they are to be forced on the population, it could well mean a great number of ordinary motorists being priced off the road, writes Ross Clark in the Telegraph.
- “Do not get Covid vaccine shots in the morning or in the evening, especially if you are young or old!” – Timing of the shot matters for Covid vaccine effectiveness, according to Nature.
- “WHO boss says pandemic is no longer a global health emergency” – The World Health Organisation has finally acknowledged that COVID-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, according to the Mail.
- “I demand reparations for my ancestors’ fall from grace” – Sean Thomas in the Spectator takes the Mickey out of the reparations movement.
- “Rochelle Walensky, who led the CDC during the pandemic, resigns” – The head of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has resigned.
- “University of Edinburgh urged to uphold academic freedoms” – More than 1,000 academics have called for Edinburgh to uphold its commitment to academic freedom, reports the Times.
- “TikTok to censor climate change ‘misinformation’” – TikTok is proving true to its roots as the creation of a tyrannical Communist regime, reports Reclaim the Net.
- “The New Puritans must be stopped” – A regressive, authoritarian ideology is cannibalising public life, says Andrew Doyle in Spiked Online.
- “‘Racist’ remarks about Rishi Sunak ‘wilfully misconstrued’, says David Starkey” – The 78 year-old historian defends himself after a remark he made about the PM was taken out of context, the Telegraph reports.
- “Professor who used Native American heritage to boost career admits she is not Mohawk” – Elizabeth Hoover, an academic at Berkeley, admits she’s been pretending to be Native American.
- “Proof that masks work” – A good Twitter thread by Dr. Simon Goddek exposing the nonsense around masking.
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