Nate Jackson
Nate Jackson

Nate Jackson is the author of Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile. He played in the NFL for six seasons.

Sports Nut
Sept. 8 2010 3:08 PMPlaying Pro Football Was My Dream—But the Dream Is Painful
  Slate Plus
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  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
March 6 2015 8:08 AM The Man Who Discovered Thiamin Today, we take vitamin B1 for granted. But it took a horrible, wasting disease—and lots and lots of chickens—for scientists to discover it.