Essays by Alex Washburne

Selected essays from Alex Washburne’s substack A Biologist’s Guide to Life focused on the origin of COVID-19 and gain of function research in virology.

10
Feb

The Pathogenic Academic Lobby

Scientists For Science – the “boys will be boys” of science...
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28
Jan

The Strength of Evidence for a Lab Origin

Probable cause, preponderance of evidence, and beyond reasonable doubt...
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26
Jan

The Hunt for the Origin of SARS-CoV-2

Deciphering the tracks left in the genome of SARS-CoV-2 & drafts of DEFUSE...
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Alex Washburne is an ecologist, evolutionary biologist, and Covidologist who also loves Econ/finance. Entrepreneur, investor, and eternally curious geek with a checkered past.