How a Young Couple Transformed an Empty Suburban Lot Into a Fantastical Food Oasis



A Lifelong Fight Against Trans Fats

In the 1960s, Fred Kummerow knew trans fats were dangerous. For decades, no one believed him. Now 99 and still publishing research, he has more contrarian ideas about what really causes heart disease.

December 17, 2013

The New York Times



For Corn Syrup, the Sweet Talk Gets Harder

With a majority of American consumers concerned over the possible health hazards of high fructose corn syrup, the sweetener has become a nutritional liability for food manufacturers. The fact that science doesn’t support this demonization seems not to matter.

April 30, 2010

The New York Times

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Is America Ready To Quit Coal? 


Environmentalists are demonizing coal, but it won't be easy for power companies to wean themselves off this reliable fuel source.

February 14, 2009

The New York Times


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