On this special episode of BackStory, Nathan and Ed talk to Professor Sarah Milov about her omission in the credits of last week's Here & Now and about the broader issues facing historians who are regularly in the media.
Yesterday I was meeting people after an event in Minneapolis. A woman approached me, and as she began to speak, her voice quivered and she paused to collect herself. Looking up, she took a deep breath and said, “I’m just so angry all the time, and I...
Studies in mice have shown that the intestinal microbiota can contribute to obesity
via the anorexigenic gut hormone glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1) and bile acids, which
affect lipid metabolism. We performed a randomized, placebo-controlled pilot...
Présent dans 51 départements, le moustique tigre s'est implanté durablement en France, obligeant les autorités à prendre des mesures drastiques pour éradiquer l’insecte. A Strasbourg, plusieurs fois par mois, les pièges à moustique tigre sont...
Poop transplants work so well against some infections that they’re becoming a first line of defense. But two bad incidents raise questions about what's next.
Maryn McKennaFecal transplants save lives - but their future will be decided in a battle over accessibility, affordability, safety, and regulatory rigor, and it’s not clear which will win.
Maryn McKennaIt’s about a decade since fecal transplants began to be explored in the US. The first known death from one underlines that the procedure is not yet FDA-approved, and its future is not guaranteed.
MAC Viva Glam has a philanthropic and beauty legacy unmatched by many a mightier consumer product.
Maryn McKennaI have been wearing @MACcosmetics Viva Glam literally since its launch, and I am thrilled to see this attention by @business to its vast charitable footprint. The best charity and the best fucking lipstick in the world.