Industrial revolution: the roots of exceptional growth

How to explain the spectacular growth of the European economy from the end of the XVIIIe century? Why in Europe, and not elsewhere? These are the questions, essential but worn out after being asked, that the American historian Joel Mokyr tackles. His main idea is that “The explosion of technical progress in the West has […]

Is it true that nicotine users contract Covid-19 less?

Hello, Many case studies demonstrate this unequivocally: smokers who contract Covid-19 have a greatly increased risk of developing severe forms of the disease. In this work, we find that the proportion of smokers is two to four times higher in severely ill patients than in those with a moderate form of the disease. On the […]

Coronavirus: what are the implications for cancer patients?

Grandstand. With the coronavirus, we are living much more than a health crisis. It is also a test of resistance for our health systems, even for the countries considered as “best ranked” by the various evaluation institutes or bodies. The indicators used, such as economic performance criteria, minimization of the cost of production, satisfaction of […]

Fundraising campaign for the fight against Covid-19 on Steam

Paradox Interactive has also started a fundraising campaign to support the fight against Covid-19. The publisher wants to donate the full income of some games on Steam to the “Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund” of the WHO (World Health Organization). Until April 3rd at 7:00 p.m., the following titles will be offered at a discount as […]