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Weekend Readings: Nutrition, Fossil Fuels, Bad Odds, Bonds, etc.
“Life is a gamble, at terrible odds. If it were a bet you wouldn’t take it.”
― Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Some papers that I've been looking at during the week. I've sorted these by broad topic area for your weekend reading.
Life Science, Exercise, & Nutrition
Dose-Dependent Effects of Exercise and Diet on Insulin Sensitivity
Protein Supplementation Does Not Augment Adaptations to Endurance
The Roles of Sex and Physical Activity in Gait and Knee Extensor Function With Age
Menu positions influence soft drink selection at touchscreen kiosks
Longitudinal Changes in Measures of Body Fat and Diet Among Adult Tsimane’ Forager‐Horticulturalists of Bolivia, 2002‐2010
Effect of Overweight and Obesity on High Blood Pressure in Chinese Children and Adolescents
What’s my risk of sustaining an ACL injury while playing sports?” A systematic review with meta-analysis
Modest Calorie Reduction Can Improve Cardiometabolic Health
Starting Elective Cardiac Surgery after 3 PM Does Not Impact Patient Morbidity, Mortality, or Hospital Costs
Science & Technology
The Future of Fossil Fuels
Widespread male sex bias in mammal fossil and museum collections
Simple parking strategies
Network analysis of Guardiola's FC Barcelona
Finance & Economics
Over 40% of white Harvard students are legacy admissions, faculty & staff related, or donors' offspring
Bond Dealers Show Little Interest in Treasury Ultra Bonds
Wall Street Isn't Doing Taxpayers Any Favors by Showing Little Interest in Ultra Bonds
Did the War on Terror Ignite an Opioid Epidemic?
Esports Gambling: Market Structure and Biases
Can Phishing Tank Survey Response Rates? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
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