Web edition: August 20, 2012
Imagine if you were an infectious disease, like the flu or chicken pox. To keep yourself alive, you’d want to infect as many people in as many places as possible. And inside those people, you’d want to grow, divide and multiply. To accomplish all of this, you would need a plan.
Now, you’ve got one: Start at an airport in New York City or Los Angeles.
R. Ehrenberg. Top airports for spreading germs ID’d. Science News Online, July 27, 2012. [Go to]