Defend democracy by defending Ukraine

Michaels, Robert A. Defend democracy by defending Ukraine. Schenectady, New York; Gazette Newspaper,,Letter to the Editor,, 1 page, 5 July 2024

July 9, 2024 · Robert A. Michaels, PhD

Climate policy is failing: a possible Achilles heel in the planetary climate rescue race

Michaels, Robert A. Climate policy is failing: a possible Achilles heel in the planetary climate rescue race. ResearchGate,, Comment, 1 page, 2 July 2024.

July 3, 2024 ·  Robert A. Michaels, PhD

Defending democracy against downside artificial intelligence risks

Michaels, Robert A. Defending democracy against downside artificial intelligence risks. Response to Bengio et al., Science, 384(6698):842-5, 24 May 2024, eLetters,, online 18 June 2024.

June 26, 2024 · Robert A. Michaels, PhD

A vote for Biden is a vote for his administration

Michaels, Robert A. A vote for Biden is a vote for his administration. Albany, New York; Times Union Newspaper, Letter to the Editor, page A13,; 28 May 2024

May 29, 2024 · Robert A. Michaels, PhD

Communicating to defend democracy

Michaels, Robert A. Communicating to defend democracy. Schenectady, New York; Sunday Gazette,,Letter to the Editor, page C3,; 14 April 2024

April 24, 2024 · Robert A. Michaels, PhD

Defending democracy requires good messaging

Michaels, Robert A. Defending democracy requires good messaging. Albany, New York; Times Union Newspaper, Letter to the Editor, page A15,; 23 April 2024

April 23, 2024 · Robert A. Michaels, PhD

Regarding Karen Tumulty’s Dec. 20 op-ed, "Democracy has a youth problem."

Michaels, Robert A. Regarding Karen Tumulty’s Dec. 20 op-ed, “Democracy has a youth problem.” The Washington Post, Letter to the Editor, page A18,’s_Dec_20_op-ed_Democracy_has_a_youth_problem_The_Washington_Post_Letter_to_the_Editor_page_A18_29_December_2023_online_28_December_2023; 29 December 2023, online 28 December 2023

December 29, 2023 · Robert A. Michaels, PhD

Hudson River PCB dredging with clamshells failed, further damaging the river

Michaels, Robert A.; and Uriel M. Oko. Commentary: PCB dredging has not helped the Hudson River. Here’s why. Albany, New York; Times Union Newspaper,’s_why_Albany_New_York_Times_Union_Newspaper_httpswwwtimesunioncomopinionarticlecommentary-pcb-dredging-helped-hudson-river-18540000php_8_De, 8 December 2023;

December 8, 2023 · Robert A. Michaels, PhD

Daily Gazette letter: Bad idea to return to habitual behaviors not fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Entering our fourth pandemic year, with over a million U.S. deaths and plummeting life expectancy, we now have safe, effective, even if imperfect Covid-19 vaccines. Unprotected by vaccination, however, people are returning to routine behaviors: mingling, vacationing, and going to stores, schools, and workplaces. Covid-19 is still not routine like the common cold. Being fully vaccinated, and practicing masking and distancing, remain important. With Covid-19 rampant, individual immunity is essential for individual protection....

January 22, 2023 · Robert A. Michaels, PhD

Breast and uterine cancer in Formiga City, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Introduction: Cancers together rank among the major public health challenges globally, as do individual cancers, such as breast and uterine. Challenges are even greater in less developed countries, and especially in their small and medium-sized municipalities, in part due to the typical insufficiency of data and clinical resources. Methodology: We explored Municipal, State, and National databases regarding breast and uterine cancers in the municipality of Formiga, in the landlocked state of Minas Gerais in western Brazil....

December 15, 2022 · Silva, Heslley Machado; Flávia Rocha de Araújo Adamy; and Robert A. Michaels