Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: bicycle

  • The bicycle and the gene pool

    Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Cyclists c. 1900 in Greymouth, New Zealand. Crop of photo from National Library NZ on The Commons on Flickr.  “The most important event in recent human evolution was the invention of the bicycle.”1 – Steve Jones, biologist   The invention of a safe, reliable, and relatively cheap bicycle occurred at…