In this 156th in a series of live discussions with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying (both PhDs in Biology), we discuss the state of the world through an evolutionary lens. This week, we discuss new research on the mechanism of action of ivermectin against SARS-CoV2. We also discuss several organizations that have lost the plot: the Red Cross (with regard to who can donate blood), the American Museum of Natural History (with regard to who should be educating teens on the viral outbreaks), and a science conference (with regard to “non-normative sex expression in plants”). Finally, we ask whether Heather lost the plot back in the fourth grade when she categorized birds for a science project. ***** Sponsors: House of Macadamias: Delicious and nutritious macadamia nuts and bars. Go to www.houseofmacadamias.com and use code DARKHORSE for a 20% discount on your first order. Eight Sleep: Personalized thermoregulation while you sleep. Eight Sleep’s amazing Pod Pro Cover (for your mattress) is $150 off at www.eightsleep.com/darkhorse Seed: Start a new healthy habit today with Seed probiotics. Visit https://seed.com/darkhorse, and use code darkhorse, to get 20% off your first month of Seed's DS-01™ Daily Synbiotic. ***** Our book, A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century, is available everywhere books are sold, and signed copies are available here: https://darvillsbookstore.indielite.org Check out our store! Epic tabby, digital book burning, saddle up the dire wolves, and more: https://darkhorsestore.org Heather’s newsletter, Natural Selections (subscribe to get free weekly essays in your inbox): https://naturalselections.substack.com Find more from us on Bret’s website (https://bretweinstein.net) or Heather’s website (http://heatherheying.com). Become a member of the DarkHorse LiveStreams, and get access to an additional Q&A livestream every month. Join at Heather's Patreon. Like this content? Subscribe to the channel, like this video, follow us on twitter (@BretWeinstein, @HeatherEHeying), and consider helping us out by contributing to either of our Patreons or Bret’s Paypal. Looking for clips from #DarkHorseLivestreams? Check out our other channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAWCKUrmvK5F_ynBY_CMlIA Theme Music: Thank you to Martin Molin of Wintergatan for providing us the rights to use their excellent music. ***** Q&A Link: https://youtu.be/d9El2VxNeI8 Mentioned in this episode: Ivermectin's Mechanism of Action Against SARS-CoV-2 Described (Leake & McCollough): https://petermcculloughmd.substack.com/p/ivermectins-mechanism-of-action-against Boschi et al 2022. SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Induces Hemagglutination: Implications for COVID-19 Morbidities and Therapeutics and for Vaccine Adverse Effects. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 23(24), p.15480. https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/23/24/15480?s=09 Red Cross LGBTQ+ Donors: https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-requirements/lgbtq-donors.html FDA’s Guidance for Industry: https://www.fda.gov/media/92490/download American Museum of Natural History’s Teen Sci Café: https://www.amnh.org/learn-teach/teens/teen-scicafe Annual conference of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology: https://www.xcdsystem.com/sicb/program/5X9OIbU/index.cfm?pgid=381 *****
13:45 Mechanism of action for ivermectin
38:55 Red Cross
53:00 American Museum of Natural History
01:03:43 Annual conference of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
01:33:50 Our Natural Science World
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