Science and Technology links (October 16 2022)

  1. Doctors in Israel are toying with polygenic screening: it is a way to make it more likely that your baby will grow up to be healthy.
  2. In 2021, 337 million prescriptions were written for antidepressants in US, according to the New York Times.
  3. Students in private schools do better in India than those attending government-run schools, even in districts where 70% of all students attend private schools.
  4. People who participate in free markets are more moral toward strangers.
  5. In Japan 4000 years ago, the sea level was 2 meters higher than the current level.

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Daniel Lemire

A computer science professor at the University of Quebec (TELUQ).

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