We may want progress to steadily ratchet towards whatever goal we have in mind, but not all elements of a system change at the same pace.
Speaking of resistance, this cool video illustrates just how quickly (12 days!) bacteria can circumvent our attempts to kill them.
It’s hard not to think of viruses as our enemies in some fashion. Whether it’s fictional pathogens like the one in Contagion or real ones like ebola, most of us only encounter or think about viruses when they are making us sick. And viruses do make lots of people sick, sometimes fatally, so that impression is […]