Apparently South Wales GPs are giving out anti-depressants like they’re going out of fashion. The BBC found that one GP was prescribing anti-depressants to one in every ten patients who visited the practice. I like those odds.

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The best way to understand the present is to read science fiction. Only sci-fi writers are dreaming far enough into the future to tell us where we are in the present. The news increasingly reads like science fiction. In South Korea, a company called RNL Bio received the first-ever commercial order for cloning. An American Read more…

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