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PhysOrg: Japan rivers could spawn drug-resistant bacteria
"Major rivers in Japan are so contaminated with ingredients of antibiotics and other medicines that they may spawn drug-resistant strains of bacteria, a team of Japanese scientists said."
bacteria  evolution  medicine  japan  apocalypse 
july 2006 by kevan
Wired 9.12: The Geek Syndrome
"One provocative hypothesis that might account for the rise of [autistic] spectrum disorders in technically adept communities like Silicon Valley, some geneticists speculate, is an increase in assortative mating."
children  genetics  evolution  psychology  brains  medicine  via:rwhe 
july 2006 by kevan

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