I don’t believe this is real. Do you? Have you seen one of these things?
SciCurious has written a review of an interesting paper suggesting a correlation between obesity and city vs. non-city life. As usual, the review by Sci is excellent, but I have a comment or two to add.
Having read the review and then the paper, I had to ask if it might be possible to conclude based on the data presentation that “race” (and thus “genetics”) underlies the observed effect. This is because of this graph:
Continue reading The Landscape of Obesity: considerations of race as a factor