News from the world of maths: Do you know what's good for you?

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Should international travel be banned in the face of swine flu? Should life-saving drugs be withheld because they're too expensive? Should the government ban alcohol? And are bacon sandwiches really that dangerous?

Plus may seem like an unlikely place to look for answers to these questions, but this is about to change. With support from the Wellcome Trust we're launching a new project, called Do you know what's good for you?, which will look at the role of mathematics and statistics in the biomedical sciences.


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At 9:12 PM, Blogger tar said...

yes i do ,why do the goverment have a say on what we eat or drink this is the land of the free not slavery

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