Nutritional biochemistry

Should we still be worried about MSG?

I recently bought a food product that had a “no MSG” label on the front of it. This strikes me…

COVID-19

A few things worth checking out: 12-13-2020

COVID-19 vaccine concerns; visualizing cell signaling pathways; IQ points

Nutritional biochemistry

Replacing sugar with allulose

Allulose is on the top of my sweetener preference list for both objective and subjective reasons.

Diseases

A few things worth sharing: 11-29-2020

Novel cancer therapy 17-year roundup; AI designed to deceive

Diseases

Q&A on Alzheimer’s disease drug therapy with Dr. Richard Isaacson

The topic of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)  is perpetually on my radar. For many of us, it’s the chronic disease we…

COVID-19

Masking emotion in the age of COVID-19

Widespread mask wearing in public has become routine, and, in many places, mandated across the US and around the world. While…

Mental health

A few things worth sharing: 11-08-2020

Mental health; Minty-fresh toothpaste

Understanding science

Teaching science through the lens of discovery

Like anyone with children right now, the end of this past school year went from in-person schooling to remote learning…

Mental models

A few things worth sharing: 10-25-2020

The Challenger flight; Addressing climate change, post-pandemic

Understanding science

Time-restricted eating: efficacy versus effectiveness

What happens when people are prescribed a treatment vs what happens when people take the treatment are two different questions.

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