Archive for August, 2010

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Nature magazine series on the role of science in meeting world food demand

The Nature magazine article series available at this link (http://www.nature.com/news/specials/food/index.html ) takes a look at the role of science in meeting world food demand in the future. There seems to be an honest effort to look critically at what scientific research can and cannot do in meeting growing food demand while protecting the environment. One […]

The Kathleen Show and Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle is featured in the media often.  The Kathleen show is described at thekathleenshow.com as: Smart, funny, and down-to-earth, Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau delivers great information in an entertaining hour of radio. Kathleen is a mom, wife and former drug pusher (legally) turned critically acclaimed filmmaker. They feature some of the country’s most provocative thought leaders who […]

Is this your brain on meat?

A story on Morning Edition today discusses anthropological arguments showing that a meat diet is what enabled our ancestors to develop bigger brains. A diet of cooked meat, to be more specific.