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SGU Episode 160
August 13th 2008
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SGU 159 SGU 161
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”
Plato
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Introduction[edit]

You're listening to the Skeptics' Guide to the Universe, your escape to reality.

News Items ()[edit]

Bigfoot Body ()[edit]

Invisibility Again ()[edit]

Prince Charles Warns of GM Crops ()[edit]

Rainbows ()[edit]

Interview with Captain Disillusion ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item #1: A new study comparing the prescribing of drugs for erectile dysfunction over the internet to traditional physician consultation found that internet prescribing had greater safety. Item #2: The US Olympic swim team is benefitting from “top secret” technology based upon studies of fluid mechanics. Item #3: A recent climate study indicates that the Burmese python, already well-established as an invasive species in south Florida, is likely to spread over much of the southern United States

Quote of the Week ()[edit]

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” - Plato

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