Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Half of all humans who have ever lived, died from malaria.
mindblowing facts from reddit
no idea if it's true or not. snopes is skeptical but not sure.
“About half of all humans who have ever lived have died from malaria,” says Natalie Angier, the Pulitzer-winning science writer. OK, now I at least have a source.
Stuff to do, might follow up later. I tried googling the above quote, but only got three hits, including this blog post. Google is fast!
here's an article she wrote about malaria, but it doesn't have the quote.
a good book about parasites blurbed by angier

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