The Unintended Consequences of White Noise Machines

In our February/March 2018 issue, we published an article, "The Lost Sounds of Silence," in which Alison Main explored the harm caused by noise pollution from various sources. A review

Chris Kresser to Debate Vegan Doctor Joel Kahn on the Joe Rogan Experience

According to an upcoming-guests listing at, Joe Rogan will be hosting a Paleo vs. vegan debate on September 27. Chris Kresser, a good friend of and regular contributor to Paleo

Do Low-Carb Diets Actually Decrease Life Expectancy?

Low-carbohydrate diets have increased in popularity, and there is good evidence to show that they result in short-term weight loss. But there is less data available with respect to their

USDA Announces Investments in Pollinator Health Research

This news is about a month old, but it just came across our radar this week and we thought it worth sharing: The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Gene-Testing Company 23andMe Partnering with “Big Pharma”

Last Wednesday, July 25, genetics-testing company 23andMe announced that they're partnering with pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. From 23andMe's blog (emphasis mine): I hear regularly from customers that they want to be