Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well. - Theodore Roosevelt
This is a hugely important paper. Why does breastfeeding correlate so strongly with infant health, for example? This paper explains that result and many other “effects” of health recommendations. https://t.co/1LcbiX8m9E
It's also a good reminder that some of the most insidious and toxic people are those who have a public shield of being so great, they know how to talk a good PR talk, but their private actions speak differently. I'm a lot less trusting of that type now. I trust my gut.
Purposeful cross-individual RNA transfer in honeybees. Looks like @mameister4's talk at the Neuro-evo II meeting @HHMIJanelia 2018 was not wild enough! (One of the most daring yet grounded and forward-looking talks I've ever witnessed.) https://t.co/OSDjglMOdv
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