Saturday, April 06, 2013

Saturday Stories: Waxwings, Time Magazine Cures Cancer, Pandemics and ActivityStats

A great essay from the New York Times on the fleeting nature of time in terms of waxwings and autism.

Slate covers the wrongness of Time's recent cancer cure cover

The amazing Helen Branswell covers the potential new pandemic bird flu.

And lest you think I never promote pieces contrary to my confirmation biases, here's Runner's World's Alex Hutchinson questioning the ActivityStat hypothesis of childhood exercise.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's my weekly piece from US News and World Report on the most important skill of successful weight management.]