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Stories by David H. Freedman

GM Foods on Trial

Proponents of genetically modified crops say the technology is the only way to feed a warming, increasingly populous world. Critics say we tamper with nature at our peril. Who is right?

June 1, 2015 — David H. Freedman

The Truth about Genetically Modified Food

Proponents of genetically modified crops say the technology is the only way to feed a warming, increasingly populous world. Critics say we tamper with nature at our peril. Who is right?

September 1, 2013 — David H. Freedman
Warped Sense of Time Heightens Temptations

Warped Sense of Time Heightens Temptations

Impulsivity arises from a tendency to want small imminent rewards more than big future benefits. How can we correct our skewed values to care for our future selves?

March 29, 2013 — David H. Freedman

How to Fix the Obesity Crisis

Although science has revealed a lot about metabolic processes that influence our weight, the key to success may lie elsewhere

February 1, 2011 — David H. Freedman