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London, UK
Freelance Journalist

Science writer, freelance journalist, husband. I CONTAIN MULTITUDES--on partnerships between animals & microbes--out in 2016. http://flavors.me/edyong

Jul 29, 2014

This Cosmo article has a picture of flesh-eating beetles devouring a goose, and it's therefore THE BEST. HT @ehmee cosmopolitan.com/career/news/a2…

Jul 29, 2014

@SciencePunk To which the correct response is "WHY THE BALLS WOULD I DO THAT? THERE IS EBOLA EVERYWHERE." And then conversation carries on.

Jul 29, 2014

@SciencePunk Look, if I was working with Ebola, I'd greet my colleagues by screaming "DON'T FUCKING TOUCH ME".

Jul 29, 2014

RT @CaraAnselmo: @edyong209 I want to know if they've demonstrated the fist bump results in a mouse model.

Jul 29, 2014

And of course even the fistbump pales in comparison to the pinnacle of hygiene that I call "the bleachpalm". Here, let me show you.

Jul 29, 2014

Fistbumps may pass on fewer bacteria than handshakes but headbutts & elbowslams pass on even fewer. #headbuttsforhealth #thisstudyisdumb

Jul 29, 2014

@joshwitten @artologica @AstroKatie @Mammals_Suck Okay those people have probably been beaten to death by now, so my statement stands

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