#15: What does it mean when fewer people die?
This week: Different angles of the decline in mortality, clean water, easy ways to save lives, and more.
#14: How many people die from snakebites?
This week: Missing data – the most underrated problem in global health.
#13: The success of chickenpox vaccines
This week: Why not treat chickenpox and shingles as an avoidable problem? Plus, I have a PhD now.
#12: Everything great you missed since November, part one
This week: Declines in cancer, the significance of hospitals, climate & religion, bird maps, gender pay gaps, intelligence & personality, the pyramids…
#11: Everything great I've read in the last fortnight
This week: The curve of death, eliminating HIV, the impact of cash donations, lemurs picking their nose, the spread of dumplings, trade, and some cool…
Nov 6, 2022
#10: Everything great I've read in the past month
This week: A stream of new vaccines, deaths over the 20th century, how flu became milder, how children reduce crime, how to reduce stomach cancer, and…
Oct 22, 2022
#9: The power of challenge trials
This week: How to set the scene for a Zika virus vaccine. Plus a lot of new links and podcasts.
Sep 24, 2022
#8: What I've learnt about writing
This week: Reflecting on my writing process. Plus: what to know about polio, monkeypox, sex ratios, detecting snakes, when kids learn words, and more.
Aug 28, 2022
#7: How we adapted to milk, and how we adapted it to us
This week: A dive into lactose intolerance.
Aug 6, 2022
#6: Vaccines against cancers
This week: Cancers you can get vaccinated against, cancers that are infectious, prion diseases that aren't so rare, and more.
Jul 29, 2022
#5: Being ambitious with science reform
This week: How to fix peer review, access data, rethink Alzheimer's research, and save over a million lives.
Jul 22, 2022
#4: Uncovering the human genome
This week: An award from the Royal Statistical Society, and major advances since the Human Genome Project.
Jul 15, 2022
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