Nov. 1, 2013 — The cover story of the November issue offers a big helping of food for thought. Intrigued by a message on her favorite pizza chain’s packaging, science writer Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay dared to ask the experts, “Is the glycemic index a useful measure of carbohydrate metabolism?” The answer, it seems, depends upon whom you ask. In the education column, members of the ASBMB Research Coordination Network steering committee introduce a forthcoming toolkit for BMB educators. And contributor Mark Stewart writes about the rewards and perils of using crowdfunding to finance research projects. Read the November issue.