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Sex, Bugs, and Mobile Phones

Sex, Bugs, and Mobile Phones

Given at the "Tackling Epidemics Face On" evening at Birmingham Pint of Science 2015. Held in the Jekyll & Hyde.

Matt J Williams

May 19, 2015

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