Tag Archives: Harper’s Findings

Animal news: sex, violence and tar sands

From the February 2021 Harper’s Findings: Verbal autopsy revealed many Bangladeshis have been attacked by rabid mongooses, and intergroup violence among wild banded mongooses was found to be initiated by females, who enjoy mating with extragroup males “in the midst … Continue reading

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How does Big Pharma develop vaccines?

Many years ago, I invested a little bit of money in an innovative company, Shaman Pharmaceuticals. I’ll let you do the Googling because I still find it painful Shaman had to close down and abandon its way of discovering new … Continue reading

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Animals, taxes, polling places and a disappearing boulder mystery

All from a couple of 2020 Harper’s Findings and Indeces: Animals Migrating steppe eagles fitted with cellular trackers by Russian zoologists incurred massive international roaming charges. Female fish will mate outside their species if a male is attractive enough or … Continue reading

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