One for Atlanta Magazine about a possible connection between rising obesity rates and so-called big-box stores, the likes of Costco and Walmart. I don’t know that I agree with the conclusions reached in the study, which seems to drawn a direct line.
More spots for the print edition of Nautilus on a variety of topics. Clockwise from top: Studies of bacteria found deep underground provide insight helpful in the search for extraterrestrial life. A taxonomist names newly discovered insect species.