What do you think about when you hear the words “unintended consequence” and “animal vaccination” in the same sentence? Because we live in a society where the negative often generates more buzz and seems so much more important, the good stuff often gets lost. In science important stuff may get lost even more easily. Just relegate it to that pile of variables dismissed because they’re outside your area of specialty.
Here’s a link to the Science Advances research article in developmental economics that triggered this podcast. But before you read it–which I strongly suggest you do–callenge yourself first. Listen to the podcast and see if you can figure out the unintended consequence mentioned in the title.