This Nightmare Worm Can Live Inside You

Extinction is usually a bad thing, but are there some species so nightmarish that we intentionally wipe them out? Julian explains that here.

We’re Not The Only Species To Cause A Mass Extinction – https://youtu.be/YOuZiJKXxAQ
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We’re Close To Achieving The Second Ever Global Eradication Of A Human Disease
http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/were-close-achieving-second-ever-global-eradication-human-disease/page-2/
“Dracunculiasis is an ideal candidate for eradication because it is only transmitted by one route, and if this can be interrupted, infection can be stopped. The strategy was therefore a simple one: educate villagers in affected areas and distribute cheap filters that people can use to eliminate the parasites from drinking water.”

The Last Days Of Guinea Worm
http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/06/06/480669616/the-last-days-of-guinea-worm
“Guinea worm is going down. Way down. From more than 3 million cases of Guinea worm disease a year in the 1980s, the world tally in 2016 stands at just two confirmed cases. Both are in Chad and are believed to have been contained before they had a chance to spread.”

Can 3D Printing Save Rhinos From Extinction?
http://www.seeker.com/can-3d-printing-save-rhinos-from-extinction-1901418527.html
“With Rhinos on the brink of extinction, could 3D printed horns stop their decline? Here’s how these bioengineers are making this possible.”
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