No Antibiotics, No Sexual Revolution

No antibiotics, no sexual revolution
Without antibiotics, the West could never have been won. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Last night, I had a drink with Peter Huber, who has a terrific new book out on how the legal system is holding back medical innovation. We chatted about a lot of things, but one thing we discussed was how antibiotics have been the unseen driver of so many developments in the modern world.

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