Science Writer Gary Taubes: Why We Get Fat (VIDEO)

[ 0 ] July 14, 2011 |

Watch Gary Taubes at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival spend ‘2.5 Minutes With genConnect.’ We connected with the science writer and author of  Why We Get Fat And What to Do About It.

Click the play button below to watch Claudia Potamkin of 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.

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Category: Exercise, Health, Nutrition, Videos, Views on the News, Weight Loss

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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 [...]
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