Happy Canada Day!

My website doesn’t look much different than it did when I posted a (somewhat premature) announcement called WEBSITE UDPATE. But since then, I’ve taken a Gale Course on Intermediate WordPess Website building and totally upgraded the back end of my site. I’m now working hard on things like “keyword mapping” and “search engine optimization”. In […]

CRISPR and COVID

It’s official! CRISPR will provide rapid testing for COVID19. This Nature Article shares the news of FDA approval in the US. If you want to know more about the technology, CRISPR: A Powerful Way to Change DNA is now available for preorder!

Website Update

Change is inevitable. And yet… I resist. Full disclosure: I’m a WordPress hack who’s been trying to keep this website looking somewhat professional without investing too much of the money I don’t earn writing books. So when WordPress added “block editing” I resisted learning the new system. Instead, I stuck with “classic editing” even though […]

Testing for COVID-19

I wrote an article about testing for COVID-19. It was supposed to be filled with lots of cool science facts but ended up being about masks and swabs. You can read Testing for Covid-19 on SciWhy – a blog dedicated to helping parents, teachers and librarians discover the wide world of Canadian science writing for […]