Alex Bäcker

Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory

Altadena, CA CALIFORNIA 91101

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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“  The author holds degrees from MIT in biology and economics, a Ph.D. in biology from Caltech, where he served in the Council of Information Science  ”

Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Follow the Sun: Slower COVID-19 Morbidity and Mortality Growth at Higher Irradiances

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2020
Alex Bäcker
Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory
Downloads 1,017 (28,891)
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COVID-19, coronavirus, temperature, irradiance, sunlight

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COVID-19, race, irradiance, black, african american, vitamin D

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Slower COVID-19 Morbidity and Mortality Growth at Higher Solar Irradiance and Elevation

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 May 2020
Alex Bäcker
Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory
Downloads 160 (239,393)
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irradiance, COVID-19, coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, sunlight, vitamin D, UV

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Non-black Latinos Spend More Time Outdoors and Have Lower COVID-19 Morbidity and Case Fatality Rates Than Non-Latinos

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2020
Alex Bäcker
Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory
Downloads 136 (273,022)
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COVID-19, coronavirus, morbidity, mortality, confirmed case fatality rate, CCFR, Latino, Hispanic, Black, African American, race, ethnicity, irradiance, outdoors, sun

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Non-black Hispanic/Latinos Spend More Time Outdoors and Have Lower COVID-19 Morbidity Than Non-Hispanic/Latinos

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2020
Alex Bäcker
Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory
Downloads 127 (287,472)
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COVID-19, coronavirus, african american, black, latino, hispanic, outdoors, irradiance, sunlight

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Double COVID-19 Confirmed Case Fatality Rate in Countries with High Elderly Female Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2020
Alex Bäcker and Myron Mageswaran
Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory and Vanderbilt University
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COVID-19, vitamin D, coronavirus

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Islam, Muslim, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Veil, Hijab, Vitamin D, Sunlight UV, Morbidity, CCFR, Case, Fatality rate

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evolution, natural selection, male-driven evolution, sperm, evolution of sex, theory, mutation preselection theory, haploid-diploid life cycle, pre-zygotic evolution, haploid selection

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Reinventing Police: A Model Inspired by the Private Sector

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Alex Bäcker
Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory
Downloads 51 (489,269)

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police reform

10.

Evidence Against the Defensive Activation Theory of REM Sleep

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Alex Bäcker
Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory
Downloads 39 (544,039)

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defensive activation theory, REM sleep, circadian, vision, daylight

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COVID-19, social contacts, social network, POLYMOD, age, senior hours, social antagonist hypothesis

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Minimizing Distortions Projecting the Surface of a Sphere Onto 2D

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 14 Apr 2021
Alex Bäcker
Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory
Downloads 6 (768,327)

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cartography projections

13.

On Why Females in Proximity Synchronize Their Periods

Posted: 06 Dec 2021
Alex Bäcker
Ab Inventio, The Invention Factory

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menstrual synchrony, synchronization