Sep 25, 2008
In this episode we discuss the latest report that cell phones
may cause cancer, some online conspiracy videos, and a rich guy in
the UK getting scared out of his home by a poltergeist.
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Cell phone controversy:
Global TV's coverage of the study...
Sep 18, 2008
This week we discuss the placebo effect, science in
entertainment and the art of persuasion in politics.
-Steven Novella discusses the placebo effect: link
-Review of Snake Oil Science: link
-Wikipedia entry on the placebo effect: link
Science on TV:
-Fringe's scientific accuracy:
Sep 11, 2008
"Trick or Treatment?" by Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst. Review
"Snake Oil Science" by R. Barker Bausell. Review
Aspartame: link (it's multiple pages)
If you have any...
Sep 4, 2008
Nutmeg recipe story:
Blog posting about the Swedish magazine with the typo
A look into the hallucinogenic effects of nutmeg
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