SGU Episode 241

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SGU Episode 241
February 24th 2010
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Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
'The only new ideas that are not subject to our skepticism or suspicion are our own.'
Cullen Hightower
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Introduction[edit]

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

News Items ()[edit]

Homeopathy Smackdown in UK ()[edit]

What Darwin Got Wrong ()[edit]

The Bloom Box ()[edit]

Geller Aids Cops ()[edit]

Who's That Noisy ()[edit]

  • Answer to last week: Walt Disney

Interview with Daniel Wilson ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item # 1: Researchers believe that bacteria in ocean sediments are connected by a network of microbial nanowires similar to the popular movie Avatar. Item #2: Mid-level Intelligent People Have 'Unnatural' Preferences and Values That Are Novel in Human Evolutionary History. Item #3: Nasa has announced it intends to build inflatable space stations and moon bases.

Quote of the Week ()[edit]

'The only new ideas that are not subject to our skepticism or suspicion are our own.' - Cullen Hightower

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