Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Life and Death, By the Numbers." NetWatch, Science, 11 January 2002, page 239.

This short article gives a web address for theBerkeleyMortality Database, compiled by John Wilmoth of the University ofCalifornia, Berkeley. Life expectancies, the number of births and deaths,and population sizes are given for Sweden, the United States, France andJapan.

--- Mike Breen