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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 162

Research of the Week Humans gained energy surplus by getting better at acquiring energy, not conserving it. Another protective gene variant against COVID has been found. Cheese is great for gains. Hormesis is universal. New Primal Kitchen Podcasts Primal Kitchen…

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 161

Research of the Week Omicron outcompetes Delta in hosts with previous COVID immune history.. Locating a forest outside a prison improves mental health and behavior inside the prison, even if the prisoners can’t see the forest. Lower blood insulin levels,…

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 160

Research of the Week Restricting carbs augments weight loss-induced improvements in glucose control and liver fat in type 2 diabetics. Researchers use CRISPR to make mice more metabolically inefficient and burn more fat. Doing pushups and squats throughout the day…

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 159

Research of the Week Machiavellian and sadistic people are less likely to be members of frats or sororities; narcissistic people are more likely. Teaching your kids that the world is a bad place is bad for your kids. Rabbits show…

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 157

Research of the Week Coffee and tea drinking are linked to better brain health. Limit (or choose wisely) the beauty products you use during pregnancy. Ambient temperature distorts lab test results. Anti-tick mRNA vaccines. New Primal Kitchen Podcasts Episode 10:…

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 158

Research of the Week How personalities changed during the pandemic. The Celts arrived in Britain in the mid-to-late Bronze Age, introducing both language and lactase persistence that still persist today. Fewer grazing animals, more fires. Mammoths lived longer than the…