Re: Mad Cow disease: Is it really Manganese Madness?
Absolutely brilliant! I remember reading a book about the "evolution" of these related diseases, but curiously absent was the proper explanation of how an organic molecule could replicate like a virus.
As for the "cover-up", it sounds like the usual status quo. Don't break it if it ain't fixed.
Here's something else: I never read in the textbooks about the firebombing of Tokyo that killed at least 100,000 people:
One survivor of the war was quoted as saying, "We were war criminals . . ."