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A new and accurate way to identify elite athletes
  1. Warren C Reed
  1. Correspondence to Warren C Reed, 4075 Fearrington Post, Pittsboro, North Carolina, USA; wcreed{at}


A simple thought experiment and web search tools are brought to bear on conventional notions of disability. A Nobel Prize winner weighs in.

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