Stephen Petranek’s career of over 40 years in the publishing world is marked by numerous prizes and awards for excellent writing on science, nature, technology, politics, economics and more. He has been editor-in-chief of the Miami Herald’s prestigious Sunday magazine, Tropic, and has covered a wide range of topics for Time Inc.’s Life magazine. His presentation 10 Ways the World Could End is one of the most original and most watched TED talks of all time.
Doctors have suggested that popping a vitamin supplement everyday isn’t doing you much good. But a recent study now suggests a clear connection between a lack of vitamin D and depression and schizophrenia. Stephen Petranek has more on the results of their findings, and a suggestion on how you can up your vitamin D levels.
A week ago, on “Dark Monday,” as I’m taking to call it, there was a bright spot in the portfolio: This biotech stock reported “detailed” results from two of its Phase 3 trials.
The idea of transplanting the human brain seems like an idea out of a science fiction novel. Yet with modern advancements in medicine, we are rapidly approaching a day when this idea could become reality. Stephen Petranek has more on the ethical and moral questions behind this controversial idea, and wants to hear your thoughts on the matter.
If you still don’t own this biotech stock after all the good news I’ve reported on it in the last year, you’ve got me puzzled.