1. http://www.slate.com/blogs/how_babies_work/2013/03/20/the_science_of_breast_milk_latest_research_on_nursing_and_milk_vs_formula.html
Fascinating. Seriously. The more you know about breast milk the more amazing it is.

2. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/The-Unintended-and-Deadly-Consequences-of-Living-in-the-Industrialized-World-199164051.html
Living laboratory: Finland and Russia. One side has huge numbers of Type 1 Diabetes, the other side has very low incidents of Type 1 Diabetes. But
which is which? And more importantly, WHY? Great article.

3. Up All Night, New Yorker
This one is about sleep...or lack there of. Basically a group of book reviews, there are some interesting nuggets in there. For example, couples
sleep better apart. A LOT BETTER. I can buy that. And there is a nugget about a naked Ben Franklin in the article too, Keith...

4. Similar, but not the Same, Businessweek
Are generic drugs the same as the designer drugs? Nope. So what does that mean for all of the drugs that are going off patent? A mess.

That's all for now.



1. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/03/fashion/england-develops-a-voracious-appetite-for-a-new-diet.html?src=me&ref=general

new diet out of england...look to see more about it. eat all week and then fast saturday and sunday. interesting. a good friend's brother did the reverse of this: fast all week and eat whatever on the weekends...worked. i would like to see more about how this impacts your bodies' bugs...of course. i have a good friend who has had good results fasting...feeling better...so maybe post-baby...

2. The Appetite Workout

This was interesting. Working out will make you hungry, but if you keep working out overtime, your body will compensate. It takes 3 months, so stick with it.

3. http://www.psmag.com/magazines/pacific-standard-cover-story/joe-henrich-weird-ultimatum-game-shaking-up-psychology-economics-53135/
Ok, this article reminded me of an article a friend sent around last year about how the mice we use in all of our scientific testing are all creating false results. Similarlly, psychologists have thought that the western brain was the "normal" brain, while the rest of the world's brains were strange. Take China. There the nail that sticks out gets the hammer. Here, the squeeky wheel gets the grease. So, we thought most of the world felt that sticking out and being an individual was the best way of thinking. Well most of the world thinks like the Chinese. This has implications for lots of science and really how we view and interact with the world. Excellent article. Hat tip to Keith.