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…


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.


A few things worth sharing: 11-29-2020

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


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…


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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