Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Reality Check

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.

Show notes:
If you like the show, please leave us a review on itunes.

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.

Show notes:

Placebo Effect:
-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

Alternative Medicine Primer
Recommended books:
"Trick or Treatment?" by Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst. Review
"Snake Oil Science" by R. Barker Bausell. Review

Recommended Sites:

Aspartame: link (it's multiple pages)

Creatine: link

If you have any...