Thomas Williams

Thomas-Williams

Thomas Williams discusses six things which he thinks should be better known:

1. Health economics: saving lives does not save money in the long run – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_economics

2. 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

3. Sequencing DNA: you can do it on your laptop – http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21732083-small-portable-devices-plug-laptops-taking-dna-sequencing

4. Prevalence of asthmatics in sport: asthma is no barrier to winning Olympic medals – http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/apr/29/elite-athletes-asthma-simon-yates-team-sky-swimmers

5. Changing perceptions of euthanasia: the public used to be less hostile towards it – http://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/divisions-diagnostics-and-procedures/medicine/euthanasia

6. Churchill’s role at Gallipoli: the strategy was correct, after all – http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/gallipoli-was-not-churchills-great-folly-20110413-1ddzb.html

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