Did leaded petrol cause an increase in crime?
Leaded petrol was introduced in the early 1900s to prevent automobile engine damage and improve efficiency. However, data pre- and post-leaded petrol usage indicates that this …
Anatomy’s Dark Underbelly
Anatomy is commonly taught through cadavers. A fact that I was squeamish about during my first anatomy class. But the history may be scarier. In the …
Corporal punishment teaches violence
There’s a saying – “violence begets violence”. Corporal punishment may be a prime example of this, according to new research. Image: Jim Forest via Flickr …
Murder and lead exposure
Crime is always a major focus for governments and communities. Whenever I hear about efforts to reduce crime it is about increasing police numbers and resources …