SGU Episode 321

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SGU Episode 321
September 10th 2011
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SGU 320 SGU 322
Skeptical Rogues
S: Steven Novella
R: Rebecca Watson
B: Bob Novella
J: Jay Novella
E: Evan Bernstein


Quote of the Week
“I admit that reason is a small and feeble flame, a flickering torch by stumblers carried in the starless night, blown and flared by passion’s storm, and yet, it is the only light. Extinguish and and naught remain.”
Robert Green Ingersoll
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Introduction[edit]

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

This Day in Skepticism ()[edit]

  • September 11, 2001: 10 year anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. Truther movement is still around.

News Items ()[edit]

Diamond Planet ()[edit]

Homeopathic Water ()[edit]

Woolly Rhino ()[edit]

Editor Resigns over Global Warming Paper ()[edit]

Science or Fiction ()[edit]

Item #1: A large study of firefighters finds that those exposed to the WTC area on 9/11 had no significantly altered risk of developing cancer. Item #2: New mouse study shows that including walnuts in the diet reduces the risk of breast cancer by about half. Item #3: For the first time artificially cultured red cells were injected safely into a human recipient.

Live Q&A ()[edit]

Live Q&A ()[edit]

The rogues take questions from the audience.

Skeptical Quote of the Week ()[edit]

“I admit that reason is a small and feeble flame, a flickering torch by stumblers carried in the starless night, blown and flared by passion’s storm, and yet, it is the only light. Extinguish and and naught remain.” - Robert Green Ingersoll

Voiceover: The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is produced by SGU productions, dedicated to promoting science and critical thinking. For more information on this and other episodes, please visit our website at www.theskepticsguide.org. You can also check out our other podcast the SGU 5x5 as well as find links to our blogs and the SGU forums. 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 spread the word by leaving us a review on iTunes, Zune or your portal of choice.

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