Screw Worms. And Birds. And Junk Journals, Too.
What’s the deal with birds… is a question Anthony and Jeff often ponder, but it’s also the title of a new study released in the Scientific Journal of Research and Reviews – which sounds like a legitimate journal, but is actually a repository of mostly useless garbage. Turns out, there are a lot of predatory journals muddying the waters of scientific reporting. Anthony and Jeff take a look at this disturbing trend and try to figure out a way through it. Then, it’s time to get concerned about flesh eating worms! Yep, the US government is actually creating tens of millions of them each week, and you’ll be amazing at why. Jeff and Anthony discuss the screwworm, and how it is being battled at the Panama-Columbia border.
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Today’s stories were sent in by Jachym Lukes https://irispublishers.com/sjrr/pdf/SJRR.MS.ID.000540.pdf
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