Thomas Williams discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known.
Feb 18, 2018 • 29 minutes
This week, Thomas Williams discusses six things which he thinks should be better known:
Health economics: saving lives does not save money in the long run - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_economics
The busiest railway stations: almost all of them are in Japan - https://japantoday.com/category/features/travel/the-51-busiest-train-stations-in-the-world-all-but-6-located-in-japan
Sequencing DNA: you can do it on your laptop - www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21732083-small-portable-devices-plug-laptops-taking-dna-sequencing
Prevalence of asthmatics in sport: asthma is no barrier to winning Olympic medals - www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/apr/29/elite-athletes-asthma-simon-yates-team-sky-swimmers
Changing perceptions of euthanasia: the public used to be less hostile towards it - www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/divisions-diagnostics-and-procedures/medicine/euthanasia
Churchill’s role at Gallipoli: the strategy was correct, after all - www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/gallipoli-was-not-churchills-great-folly-20110413-1ddzb.html
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