SGU Episode 265

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SGU Episode 265
August 11th 2010
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SGU 264 SGU 266
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
'There are, in fact, two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.'
Hippocrates
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Introduction[edit]

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

News Items ()[edit]

Evolving Simulated Intelligence ()[edit]

Proximal Intercessory Prayer ()[edit]

Bermuda Triangle Solved ()[edit]

Booty Enhancement Spell ()[edit]

Censoring CAM Skepticism ()[edit]

Who's That Noisy ()[edit]

  • Answer to last week:

Interview with Aubrey de Grey ()[edit]

  • http://www.sens.org/ English author and theoretician in the field of gerontology, and the Chief Science Officer of the SENS Foundation.

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item #1: French scientists report the first scientific evidence to prove that it is better to serve champagne chilled and to pour it down the side of a tilted glass, rather than straight into a glass. Item #2: A new study finds that weight-lifting with lighter weights is as or more effective in muscle building as lifting with heavier weights. Item #3: New research finds that a popular blood thinning drug used to prevent heart attacks actually increases the risk of stroke.

Quote of the Week ()[edit]

'There are, in fact, two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.' --Hippocrates

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