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Science and Technology links (September 12 2022)

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  1. Leo Boytsov says:

    It’s tempting to jump to a conclusion that a multi-generational success of families is purely genetic, but we would need more data to support this. I believe that many family traditions / achievements survive tumultuous times such as regime change. It’s probably like with all other successes some nature-nurture combination.

  2. KWillets says:

    Prehistoric California was a fascinating place. I recently found a paper that claims an average of 1.8M ha of wildfires per year prior to 1800. That’s more than our worst year since.