SGU Episode 193

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SGU Episode 193
April 1st 2009
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SGU 192 SGU 194
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
I know not any crime so great that a man could contrive to commit as poisoning the sources of eternal truth.
Samuel Johnson
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Introduction[edit]

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

News Items ()[edit]

Controlling Robots with the Mind ()[edit]

Giant Protozoans ()[edit]

More Jenny McCarthy Nonsense ()[edit]

Interview with Paul Murray ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item # 1: Researchers published the results of their trial showing that treating the kidney with radio waves can significantly reduce high blood pressure. Item # 2: A new study suggests that drinking very hot tea increases the risk of breast cancer in women. Item # 3: American researchers are developing a system that fights mosquitoes by targeting and shooting them with lasers.

Who's That Noisy ()[edit]

  • Answer to last week - an MRI scanner

Quote of the Week ()[edit]

I know not any crime so great that a man could contrive to commit as poisoning the sources of eternal truth. - Samuel Johnson

S: The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is produced by the New England Skeptical Society in association with the James Randi Educational Foundation and skepchick.org. For more information on this and other episodes, please visit our website at www.theskepticsguide.org. For questions, suggestions and other feedback, please use the 'contact us' form on the website, or send an email to 'info @ theSkepticsGuide.org'. If you enjoyed this episode, then please help us to spread the word by voting for us on Digg, or leaving us a review on iTunes. You can find links to these sites and others through our homepage. 'Theorem' is produced by Kineto, and is used with permission.

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