Click the play button below to watch Claudia Potamkin of genConnect.com interview Taubes regarding the age old question and title of Taubes new book: Why do we get fat? And what can we do about it?
Originally focusing on physics issues, Gary Taubes writing interests have more recently turned to medicine and nutrition. Taubes is the author of Nobel Dreams, Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion, Good Calories, Bad Calories, and Why We Get Fat. He has won the Science in Society Award of the National Association of Science Writers three times and was awarded an MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellowship for 1996-97.
genConnect is credentialed press at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colo., where we are interviewing the premier speakers and attendees at the conference. For more of our video interviews and articles from the Ideas Festival, click here.
About Gary Taubes: Gary Taubes is an American science writer. He is the author of Nobel Dreams (1987), Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion (1993), and Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and [...] View author profile.
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