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September 22, 2000 10:19 PM   Subscribe

http://www.guardianunlimited.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,372067,00.html Thousands of South American indians were infected with measles, killing hundreds, in order to for US scientists to study the effects on primitive societies of natural selection.
posted by hobbes (5 comments total)

 
http://www.guardianunlimited.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,372067,00.html

Had the two fields switched... oops.
posted by hobbes at 10:27 PM on September 22, 2000


How about: To kill in the name of science?

Of course Mr Haughey will fix it soon enuff.
posted by EngineBeak at 10:59 PM on September 22, 2000


Is it me, or does it seem like this stuff is ALWAYS going on, though it usually takes the public decades to discover.
posted by sudama at 11:42 PM on September 22, 2000


I don't think it usually takes decades. The poster of this thread realized pretty quickly that he reversed the URL and link title.
posted by gluechunk at 12:48 AM on September 23, 2000


*smiles at gluechunk* I think sudama was referring to the article, not the link...

And no, sudama, it's not just you...

posted by Ms Snit at 4:15 PM on September 23, 2000


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