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Sunday, November 30, 2014

At This Conference, Scientists Spout Bogus Theories on Bugs, Yawns and Belly Fat - WSJ

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—At a recent scientific conference here, Justin Werfel, a Harvard University researcher who has studied termites in Africa, described to the crowd his theory on why bugs are so disgusting.

It is all about evolution, Dr. Werfel said. Increased competition among humans for food drove bugs to become ever more disgusting to keep people from eating them, he said.

via online.wsj.com

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