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Time and tide

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 17 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4671

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Water & Life

Water is life, and the water cycle is the fountain of life. Drenching and quenching, water hydrates and animates, then liquifies and purifies life's essential and existential, but unmentionable, stenches. So water is the mollifying molecule of life.

Competing interests: No competing interests

17 July 2019
Hugh Mann
New York, NY, USA