SGU Episode 169

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SGU Episode 169
October 11th 2008
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SGU 168                      SGU 170

Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella

B: Bob Novella

R: Rebecca Watson

J: Jay Novella

E: Evan Bernstein


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

Perry DeAngelis Memorial Live Podcast ()[edit]

  • Live Broadcast: Special Guests Steve Mirsky and Terrence Hines Featuring live questions from the audience

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item #1: A new study shows that pregnancy does not have a detrimental effect on cognition. Item #2: Researchers have designed an artificial living cell that can efficiently generate electricity and potentially be used to power small implantable medical devices. Item #3: A new study shows that women in the US schools are making significant gains in mathematics, rapidly closing the gender gap.

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