Research Mounts Showing Vitamin D’s Health Benefits

Lynne Kiesling Over the past year or so I’ve been following the debate and research on Vitamin D intake. Initially Vitamin D supplementation was recommended simply to reduce the incidence of rickets in children, but increasingly Vitamin D is associated with a wide range of health benefits, from reducing fatigue to improving metabolism to improving … More Research Mounts Showing Vitamin D’s Health Benefits

Jonah Lehrer Channels His Inner Economist

Lynne Kiesling I’ve recommended Jonah Lehrer’s The Frontal Cortex blog before, and if you haven’t checked it out, here are two more reasons to do so. His most recent post discusses Bill Belichick’s decision to go for the first down from 4th and 2 in Sunday night’s Patriots game, and ties it to David Gordon’s … More Jonah Lehrer Channels His Inner Economist

More on Natural Gas from Shale and Its Critic

Michael Giberson The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has a story on shale gas production critic Art Berman: Arthur Berman runs a one-man energy consulting firm out of his home near Houston, producing research that says forecasts for natural gas production in the U.S. are flawed. He’s won the industry’s attention and its anger. Since last month, … More More on Natural Gas from Shale and Its Critic