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Science and Technology links (January 11th 2020)

  1. The extra wealth that ones acquires by attending college is now estimated to be indistinguishable from zero. The authors control for the parent’s education and the individual’s financial acumen.
  2. A drug approved for use in human beings (Rapamycin) appears to rejuvenate dental health in mice.
  3. Low-fat milk increases the obesity risk of children when compared with high-fat milk.
  4. It appears that type 2 diabetes might caused by fat. Keeping your abdominal fat in check might be the best way to prevent diabetes (speculative?).