Showing posts from November, 2010

Pass the salt, please

This has been around for a while, but it's still good reading summarizing the nutritional science of salt: It might have been the ideal solution to the salt controversy had not the salt controversy turned out to be the ideal situation to demonstrate the questionable nature of meta-analysis These findings made Intersalt Rorschach-like in its ability to generate conflicting interpretations I'll spoil the ending- no need to skimp on the salt over Thanksgiving.

Economic & Climate modeling

On the subject of modelling - here's a good post pointing out the similarities between the Economics and Climate, both the inherent uncertainty and the political climate: No Disagreement Whatsoever