Anthony writes:

‘ Mendel himself, though grievously disappointed at the neglect of his views, never lost confidence in them, and was wont to exclaim to his friends, “Meine Zeit wird schon kommen”. ‘,_Mendelism

My memory is reading that that was Mendel’s comment after receiving a withering rejection letter from a journal.  I, of course, meant the reference as hyperbole and humor.

Anthony writes:

Dopamine, risk taking and toxoplasmosis

Humans with latent toxoplasmosis display altered reward modulation of cognitive control

” Taken together, individuals with latent toxoplasmosis show superior behavioral performance in challenging cognitive control situations but may at the same time have a reduced sensitivity towards motivational effects of rewards, which might be explained by the presumed increase in dopamine.”

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Tenuous, but interesting