The most effective and impactful scientists are not just good at what they do; they’re also good at communicating what they do, both verbally and in writing. The more public aspect of communication includes oral presentations and seminars at conferences or in class rooms. These activities can inspire or discourage depending on the skill and talent (or lack thereof) of the speaker. Continue reading
A number of articles in the popular press (as well as academic journals) have reported consistently that vaccines do not cause autism. While this myth is one of the most common making the rounds currently, the fields of nutrition, fitness, and weight management are jam-packed full of myths that are debunked when scrutinized.
Over the past decade, there’s been a lot of interest in adding a ‘sin tax’ to discourage consumption of less nutritious foods. The primary target – sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs).
Over the years, a number of papers and commentaries have been published to address this question.