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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

English, Sciences, 1 season, 979 episodes
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The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies and controversies. -The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: Your escape to reality - Produced by SGU Productions, LLC: https://www.theskepticsguide.org
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The Skeptics Guide #978 - Apr 6 2024

Guest Rogue: Andrea Jones Rooy; Quickie with Bob: Silicon Spikes; News Items: Havana Syndrome, Robo Taxis in New York, Rebellions - Cultural Memory - and Eclipses, Gravitational Waves and Human Life; Your Questions and E-mails: Evolution of Gullibility; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
4/6/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #977 - Mar 30 2024

AI Created Music; News Items: Sweetened Drinks and Atrial Fibrillation, One Degree, Birth Control Misinformation, Iridology; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Mel's Mystery Hole, Positive Thinking; Science or Fiction
3/30/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #976 - Mar 23 2024

Interview with Dante Lauretta of the Osiris Rex mission; Quickie With Steve: Treating HIV with CRISPR; News Items: Starship's Third Launch, Extinct Flu Virus, Keeping Voyager 1 Going, Death by Exorcism, Energy Demand Increasing; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Fighting Lions; Science or Fiction
3/23/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #975 - Mar 16 2024

Tax Scams; News Items: Pentagon UFO Report, Microplastic Risks, Parasite Cleanse, Gut Microbe Communication, Interstellar Meteorite; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Thou, Mach Effect Drive; Science or Fiction
3/16/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #974 - Mar 9 2024

Quickie with Bob: Colliding Neutron Stars; News Items: Sinking Cities, Hypervaccination, Conspiracy Theories and Disease X, Celebrities and Flat Earth, Superconducting Magnets and Fusion; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: IVF, Moon's Orbit; Science or Fiction
3/9/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #973 - Mar 2 2024

News Items: First Private Landing on the Moon, Sex Difference in the Brain, Bee Venom for Breast Cancer, Learning Empathy, Brightest Object; jWho's That Noisy; Quotation Game; Your Question and E-mails: Correction; Science or Fiction
3/2/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #972 - Feb 24 2024

Interview with Chris Smith from the Naked Scientists; News Items: Pesticides in Oats, AI Video, University Rankings Flawed, Mewing and Looksmaxxing, Titan Uninhabitable; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
2/24/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #971 - Feb 17 2024

Quickie with Bob - Metalenses; News Items: Flow Batteries, Green Roofs, LEGO MRI scanner, The Future Circular Collider, Mayo Clinic and Reiki; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
2/17/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #970 - Feb 10 2024

What's the Word: Cardinal; News Items: New Virus-Like Microbes Found, SLIM Lunar Lander, Misinformation and Wellness Influencers, Super Earth in Habitable Zone, Climate Change and Storms; Who's That Noisy, Name That Logical Fallacy, Science or Fiction
2/10/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #969 - Feb 3 2024

Interview with Justin Bates of Starset; News Items: Neuralink Implant, Love on the Brain, Amelia Earhart Plane Evidence, Hiding Sickness, Cicada Double Brood; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Moon Timeline, Long Acting Insulin; Science or Fiction
2/3/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #968 - Jan 27 2024

Swindler's List: Deep Fake Robot Call; News Item: Oxygen Bottleneck, NASA Opens Osiris Rex Canister, Learning and Longevity, DNA Directed Assembly, Bleach Peddler Sentenced; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Nuclear Batteries; Science or Fiction
1/27/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #967 - Jan 20 2024

Interview with Robert Sapolsky; News Items: Betavolt 50 Year Battery, Moon Landing Delayed, Cloned Monkeys, Converting CO2 into Carbon Nanofibers, Bad Fen Shui; Who's That Noisy; From TikTok: Jellyfish UFO; Science or Fiction
1/20/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #966 - Jan 13 2024

Dumbest Thing of the Week; News Items: Dual Sympathetic Response, Peregrine Moon Mission, Solar Eclipse, Boy Beats Tetris; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Dimensional Weight; Science or Fiction
1/13/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #965 - Jan 6 2024

Psychic Predictions for 2023 and Rogue Predictions for 2024; News Items: Dosing Gene Expression, Solar Tower, Alzheimer's Virus, Quark Matter, Scientology RICO; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1/6/20240
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The Skeptics Guide #964 - Dec 30 2023

2023 Year in Review; Best Science of the Year; Best SGU Moments; Best Interviews; Skeptical Heroes and Jackasses of the Year; In Memorium; Science or Fiction
12/30/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #963 - Dec 23 2023

Special Guest: Eli Bosnick; Quickie with Steve: Iron Spheres are Terrestrial; News Items: Lunar Roads, Misinformation vs Disinformation, Gravitational Waves As Fast As Light, Fluoride and IQ, Dark GPT; Skeptics and Paranormal Experiences; Science or Fiction
12/23/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #962 - Dec 16 2023

Interview with Jessica McCabe of How to ADHD; Special Segment: Zelle Scams; News Items: Neuromorphic Supercomputer, Sodium Ion Batteries, Lab Grown Coffee, Lunar Anthropocene; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Nazi Synthetic Fuel; Who Said That; Science or Fiction
12/16/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #961 - Dec 9 2023

Quickie with Bob: Ceramic Storage; News Items: Quantum Gravity, X-Prize for Health Span, ECT Effects on the Brain, Building New Materials with AI and Robots; From Tik Tok: Electric Car Without Charging; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
12/9/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #960 - Dec 2 2023

News Items: Internet Use and Mental Health, Methane Capture, Bitter Revenge, Underground Microbes, PopSci Magazine Closes; Quickie with Steve: LK-99 Debunked; Who's That Noisy, Question and E-mails: Dr. GPT; Science or Fiction
12/2/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #959 - Nov 25 2023

What's the Word: Rugae; News Items: 3D Printing Soft Robots, First CRISPR Treatment Approved, Omicron Update, Lunar Library; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Trust in Science, Fashion; Science or Fiction
11/25/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #958 - Nov 18 2023

Special Guest: George Hrab; Swindler's List: Romance Scam; News Items: Whole Eye Transplant, Hottest Year on Record, Neutron Thickness, Hydrogen Deposit in France, Trust in Science Declining; Who's That Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Oldest Photo; Science or Fiction
11/18/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #957 - Nov 11 2023

Interview with James Burke; Dumbest Thing of the Week; News Items: ESA Plans Space Capsule, Oldest Evidence of Projective Weapons, Vaccine for Cocaine Addiction, Ancient Planet Buried in Earth's Mantle, Bankman-Fried Guilty; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
11/11/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #956 - Nov 4 2023

Special Guest: Christian Hubicki; DragonCon Panels: Skepticism and Gaming, Government Coverup of UAPs, Generation Ships; News Items: Augmented Reality Social Reaction, How Stars Become Magnetars, Recent Mission to the Moon, Different Types of Mass; Special Report: Global Warming Policy; Science or Fiction
11/4/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #955 - Oct 28 2023

What's the Word: Benthic vs Pelagic; News Items: Age of the Moon, CVS and Homeopathy, Black Holes Do Spin, Paranormal Investigators and Police, Human Epoch; Who's That Noisy; You Questions and E-mails: Driverless Cars, Home Air Filters; Science or Fiction
10/28/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #954 - Oct 21 2023

Swindler's List: The IT Scam; News Items: Driverless Cars, Dead Whale Mystery, Filtering Wildfire Air, New Law of Nature Proposed, The Real Count Dracula; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Last After the Big Bang; Science or Fiction
10/21/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #953 - Oct 14 2023

Interview with Dan Friesen and Jordan Holmes from the Knowledge Fight podcast; Quickie with Bob: Solar Panels at Proxima Centauri; News Items: Oldest Evidence of Humans in Americas, Addictive Foods, Using CRISPR to Make Chickens Flu Resistant, Superheavy Elements, Prehistoric Solar Storms; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Nobel Peace Prize; Science or Fiction
10/14/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #952 - Oct 4 2023

Interview with Physicist Lars Martin; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, and Physics; Radio Telescope on the Moon; FEMA Alert Conspiracy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Red Dye and ADHD; Science or Fiction
10/7/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #951 - Sep 30 2023

Discussion about Misinformation; News Items: Zoom Backgrounds, Manifesting Fails, Tong Test of AGI, Looking for Service Worlds, NASA Recovers Asteroid Sample; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Natural Gas vs Coal; Science or Fiction
9/30/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #950 - Sep 23 2023

News Items: CAR-T Therapy, Martian Life, Oldest Wooden Structure, Mexican Alien Bodies, Signature of Life Found on Exoplanet; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/23/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #949 - Sep 16 2023

Special Guest: Christian Hubicki; DragonCon 2023 Highlights; Robots of the Future; News Items: Exploding Batteries and Deorbiting Satellites, Dark Stars, AI Drone Racing, Settling Mars, Stress Patches; Science or Fiction
9/16/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #948 - Sep 9 2023

Interview with Anna Blakney; News Items: ChatGPT University Performance, Geothermal Energy, Failed Star, Doctor and NDEs; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/9/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #947 - Sep 2 2023

Live from Tucson with special guest George Hrab; Special Report: Death of P22; News Items: Toughest Metal, Eyewear from Coffee Grounds, Water Worlds, Psychic Fraud; Discussion Topic: Cancelling Celebrities; Experts Advice; Science or Fiction
8/30/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #946 - Aug 26 2023

News Items: Releasing Fukushima Radioactive Water, Online Gaming and Mental Health, Gradient Nanostructured Steel, Supernova and Neutrinos, Recent Lunar Missions; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Gender Affirming Care and Regret; Science or Fiction
8/26/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #945 - Aug 19 2023

News Items: Deep Space Network, Identifying Misinformation, Regret and Gender Affirming Care, Localizing Hidden Consciousness, Ice Baths; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Metazoan Correction; Science or Fiction
8/19/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #944 - Aug 12 2023

5-10 Year: Loch Ness; News Items: Depression Does Not Cause Cancer, Hidden Undersea World, AI vs Robo Calls, Cement Supercapacitor; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: More on EVs, RFK Jr on Tik Tok; Science or Fiction
8/12/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #943 - Aug 5 2023

What's the Word: Mereology; News Items: Glass Coated DNA, How Deadly in Heat, Australian Psychics, Speech Deepfake,s; Special Report: Electric Vehicle Myths; Quickie with Bob: Heaviest Animal; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
8/5/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #942 - Jul 29 2023

Quickie With Steve: Another Alzheimer Drug; News Items: Can AI Learn Like Humans, Room Temperature Superconductor, A Galaxy Without Dark Matter, Men Convicted for Mineral Solution; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Talent vs Skill; Science or Fiction
7/29/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #941 - Jul 22 2023

News Items: Early Woodworking, Genetic Engineering to Fight Malaria, How We Determine What's True, Killing Bacteria, Nanopatch Pseudoscience; Your Questions and E-mails: Fishercat vs Red Fox, Thorium Reactors; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
7/22/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #940 - Jul 15 2023

Special Guests: George Hrab and Andrea Jones Roy; Dumbest Thing of the Week: Meteors and Alien Craft; News Items: Leqembi for Alzheimer's, Jeffrey Epstein Not Murdered, When Will Betelgeuse Explode, Can AI Solve Math Problems; Science or Fiction
7/15/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #939 - Jul 8 2023

Quickie with Bob: The Impossible Planet; News Items: Activity Late in Life, Hominid Cannibals, Aspartame and Cancer, FAA Approves Flying Car, Neutrino Image of Galaxy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Homelessness, Titan Failure, Canadian Forests; Science or Fiction
7/8/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #938 - Jul 1 2023

What's The Word: Decussate; News Items: Ripples in Spacetime, Mars Simulation, Multimillion Dollar Psychic Scam, Who Is Most Susceptible to Misinformation, Malaria in Flroida; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Existential Dread; Science or Fiction
7/1/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #937 - Jun 24 2023

News Items: Neuroforecasting, Coastal Erosion, Milky Way's Supermassive Blackhole, Aliens in Vegas, Alcohol Use Disorder; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Latitude and Daylight, Debating RFK Jr.; Science or Fiction
6/24/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #936 - Jun 17 2023

Interview with David Kyle Johnson; News Items: Schizophrenia and Autoimmune Disease, 3D Printing Glass, Smoke Blocks Solar Power, Retooling Ribosome Translation, Ivory Billed Woodpecker Again; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: UFO Sighting; Science or Fiction
6/17/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #935 - Jun 10 2023

Special Report: Canadian Fires and Global Warming; News Items: The Coming of AR, The Causes of Cultural Differences, Space Travel and Brain Health, UFO Whistleblower; Your Questions and E-mails: Corrections, Breaking Placebo Effects; Science or Fiction
6/10/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #934 - Jun 3 2023

Quickie with Bob: Brain Stimulation; News Items: Harvesting Energy from Air, Breakups and Hindsight Bias, AI Seance, Monster Stars; Your Questions and E-mails: Attenboroughs, Trees and CO2; Science or Fiction
6/3/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #933 - May 27 2023

Live Recording with special guest George Hrab; Quickie with Cara: New York is Sinking; News Items: Fourth Meal, Artemis Update, Making Fuel from Sunlight, Most Dangerous Toy, The Science of Reading, Urban Evolution; AI Voice Simulator, Science or Fiction
5/27/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #932 - May 20 2023

News Items: Microsoft Signs Up For Fusion, Robot Helpers, DNA Everywhere, The Evolution of Butterflies, CO2 and Lab Grown Meat; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
5/20/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #931 - May 13 2023

Quickie with Bob: Pangenome; News Items: Fake Studies, Germany and Nuclear Power, Moon Landing Hoax Again, Earth Viewed by Alien Civilization; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Dunning-Kruger Revisited; Science or Fiction
5/13/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #930 - May 6 2023

Interview with Brian Brushwood; What's The Word: Catacoustics; News Items: AI Mind Reading, 10,000 steps per day, 30 Years of the Web, When Will Aliens Contact Us; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Carnivore Diet; Science or Fiction
5/6/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #929 - Apr 29 2023

News Items: Starship Launch, False Belief Systems, Ashwagandha and other Herbal Drugs, The Evolution of Eukaryotes, Blue Holes; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: P-Values vs Effect Sizes; Science or Fiction
4/29/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #928 - Apr 22 2023

News Items: Starship Almost Launch, Information in Ancient Meteorites, Lunar Cycle and Suicide, Sharper MRI Images, Mummies and Taxes; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Hydrogen Storage; Science or Fiction
4/22/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #927 - Apr 15 2023

Interview with Jon Bornstein of Amprius Technology; News Items: Dopamine Detox, Overprotection May Cause Anxiety, W-Boson Mass, No Health Benefits from Moderate Drinking; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
4/15/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #926 - Apr 8 2023

Quickie with Bob: Quantum Random Numbers; News Items: Treating Infections Without Antibiotics, The Science of Clogging, New Kind of Black Hole, First Cell Phone; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Feedback on AI; Science or Fiction
4/8/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #925 - Apr 1 2023

Interview with Blake Lemoine; Quickie with Steve: Batteries with Double the Energy Density; News Items: Mammoth Meatball, Lunar Ice, First Blitzar Observed, England Allows Gene-Edited Crops; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
4/1/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #924 - Mar 25 2023

What's the Word: Pleonasm; Rolls-Royce Nuclear Engine, Tik Tok and Misinformation, 3D Printed Rocket, Beethoven's Hair, Uranus Moons and Subsurface Oceans; Follow up: Oumuamua Comet Hypothesis; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/25/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #923 - Mar 18 2023

Interview with Derek Muller from Veritasium; Update: Mask Wearing; News Items: New Lunar Space Suits, End of Life Care, GPT-4 is Here, Terminator Zones, Ohio Chemical Spill
3/18/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #922 - Mar 11 2023

Dumbest Thing of the Week: Feng Shui; News Items: Blood Test for Anxiety, Mars Sample Return, Dinosaur Color; Cosmic Rays and the Pyramids; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Corrections, BetterHelp; Science or Fiction
3/11/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #921 - Mar 4 2023

Guest Rogue: F Perry Wilson; Quickie with Bob: Ancient Steel; News Items: Mining Hydrogen, ChatGPT Update, Erythritol and Heart Disease, Growing Brain Electrodes, Woodland Elves; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/4/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #920 - Feb 25 2023

Quickie with Steve: Serial Dependence Bias; News Items: 4-Day Work Week, Infants vs AI, Black Holes and Dark Energy, Ghost Hunting Devices, 3D Printing Super Alloys; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
2/25/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #919 - Feb 18 2023

Interview with Richard Wiseman; Quickie with Jay: Shooting Down UFOs; News Items: On Demand Male Contraceptive; Mask Update; Rogue Intergalactic Black Hole; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
2/18/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #918 - Feb 11 2023

Quickie with Steve: Dwarf Planet Mystery Ring; News Items: Lucky Girl Syndrome, Best Satellite Material, AI and Technosignatures, Sleep Disorders and Paranormal Belief, Earthing Update; Who's That Noisy; Potent Quotables; Science or Fiction
2/11/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #917 - Feb 4 2023

Quickie with Bob: Entanglement; News Items: Mummy Goo, Water Crisis and Climate Change, COVID Immunity, Bringing Back the Dodo, Fungal Pandemic; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Less vs Fewer, The Plug Wars; Science or Fiction
2/4/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #916 - Jan 28 2023

What's the Word: Aposematism; News Items: NASA Experimental Technology, Procrastination, Bacteria that Eat Plastic, Rubble Pile Asteroids, Traumatic Brain Injury; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Aptera Solar Car; Science or Fiction
1/28/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #915 - Jan 21 2023

News Items: Intermittent Fasting, Tech Devices and Brain Development, Latest Cancer Statistics, Short Sleeper Syndrome, Hungriest Black Hole, Webb's First Exoplanet; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Coffee Pods; Science or Fiction
1/21/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #914 - Jan 14 2023

Dumbest Thing of the Week: Sock Potatoes; News Items: Roman Concrete, Neuroimaging and Mental Health, Using Tumor Cells to Kill Tumors, Planet Spirals Into Star; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Damascus Steel; Science or Fiction
1/14/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #913 - Jan 7 2023

Psychic Predictions for 2022; News Items: Hydration Myths, Bioplastics, GPS on the Moon, Russia Fears Western Psychics; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1/7/20230
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The Skeptics Guide #912 - Dec 31 2022

2022 Year in Review; with Guest Rogue: Ian Callanan; Best Science of the Year; Best SGU Segments of the Year; Skeptical Hero of the Year; Skeptical Jackass of the Year; In Memorium; Science or Fiction
12/31/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #911 - Dec 24 2022

Live from Phoenix; News Items: Fusion Breakthrough, Closed Loop Pumped Hydro, Jibber Jabber, Artemis I Returns, Bright Satellites, Cuttlefish Pass Marshmallow Test; Science or Fiction
12/24/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #910 - Dec 17 2022

Interview with AI Specialist Mark Ho; What's the Word: Science Fiction Terms; News Items: Electric Planes, Zetawatt Laser, Solar Sails; Live Q&A; Science or Fiction
12/17/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #909 - Dec 10 2022

News Items: Square Kilometer Array, Mantle Plume on Mars, Swimming Dinosaurs, Ancient Environmental DNA, Cat Domestication; Who's That Noisy; Potent Quotables; Your Questions and E-mails: Rocketry Advance; Science or Fiction
12/10/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #908 - Dec 3 2022

Quickie with Bob: Milky Way Stellar halo; News Items: Plan to Occupy Moon, Cannabis for Pain, Acupuncture for Backpain, New SI Units, 911 Call Analysis; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Science or Fiction Protocol; Science or Fiction
12/3/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #907 - Nov 26 2022

What's the Word: Geophony; News Items: Artemis I Launch, Skin-Like Electronics, Homoploid Sympatric Speciation, Lab Grown Blood, Water Meteorite ; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
11/26/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #906 - Nov 19 2022

Dumbest Thing of the Week: Volcanic CO2; News Items: Developing New Antibiotics, China Completes Space Station, 8 Billion People, New SARS-CoV-2 Variants, Psychogeneology; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and e-mails: Clinically Proven, Billion Dollar Disasters; Science or Fiction
11/19/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #905 - Nov 12 2022

Dumbest Thing of the Week: Alternative Medicine; News Items: Climate Change in the Classroom, Effects of Climate in US, Closest Black Hole, AWARE II Study of NDEs; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Astrology; Science or Fiction
11/12/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #904 - Nov 5 2022

Quickie with Bob: Matter in Neutron Star Collisions; News Items: Daylight Saving Time, Humans Working With Robots, Lottery Miracle, Mechanical Neural Network; Special Report: History of Vibrators; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Intermittent Energy; Science or Fiction
11/5/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #903 - Oct 29 2022

Special Guest: Richard Saunders; News Items: Trust in Scientists, Reliability of World Energy, Video Games and Cognition, New Aging Technique, NASA UAP Study; What's The Word: Regression; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
10/29/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #902 - Oct 22 2022

Quickie with Jay: Hiding Anti-Vaccine Misinformation; News Items: Electric Universe, Neanderthal Clan, Gorillas and Chimps Friends, Brightest Gamma Ray Burst, Cheating Scandals; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: COVID Vaccines and Bell's Palsy; Science or Fiction
10/22/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #901 - Oct 15 2022

Quickie with Bob: Sails of Supertanker; News Items: Neurons Play Pong, Smelling in VR, Technosignatures and Biosignatures, TWA 800 Lawsuit, DART Mission Success; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
10/15/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #900 - Oct 8 2022

What's the Word: Hominid vs Hominin; News Items: Nobel Prizes 2022 - Chemistry, Physics, Medicine, Homeopathy Lawsuit, Silkworm Pangenome; Quickies with Steve: New ALS Drug, 3D Printing Computer Chips; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
10/8/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #899 - Oct 1 2022

Interview with Tim Dodd the Everyday Astronaut; Forgotten Superhero of Science: Raye Jean Montague; News Items: Are Fake Meats Sustainable, Why Go Back to the Moon; Science or Fiction
10/1/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #898 - Sep 24 2022

News Items: 2022 Ig Nobels, It's OK to Ask for Help, Bitcoin and Fedimints, Multivitamins for Memory, Refreezing the Poles, Neuro Emotional Technique; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Chess Cheating Follow Up; Science Fiction
9/24/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #897 - Sep 17 2022

Is It Real: Ear Snake; News Items: What Children Believe, Health Effects of Gas Stoves, Neanderthal Brains, Synthetic Microbiome, UFO Videos Classified; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Climate Nihilism; Science or Fiction
9/17/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #896 - Sep 10 2022

Quickie with Bob: Frank Drake; News Items: MOXIE Follow Up, Talk More, EMDR Update, Did Giant Meteorites Create Continents, Death by Herbal Remedy; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/10/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #895 - Sep 3 2022

Interview with Dr. Seema Yasmin; News Items: Hot Summer, Tear Down this Paywall, Volcano Catastrophe, Solar Energy Update; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/3/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #894 - Aug 27 2022

Report from Italy; News Items: Space-Based Solar Power, Theory of Decision Making, Urban Crops, Protons have Charm; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction
8/27/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #893 - Aug 20 2022

Live from NECSS with guests Andrea JonesRooy and Kelly Burke; Perry DeAngelis Memorial; News Items: Earth Spinning Faster, Scientific Rigor, More Space Debris, The Alex Jones Trial; Special Segments: Chorizo Hoax, Audio Pareidolia; Science or Fiction
8/20/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #892 - Aug 13 2022

Special Report: New Climate Change Bill; News Items: The Physics of Meteors, New Kind of Motion, Structured Water, Cryonic Horror Stories; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Photons Have Momentum; Science or Fiction
8/13/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #891 - Aug 6 2022

Quickie with Bob: Friction; News Items: The Neuroscience of Politics, Cozy Lava Tubes, Video Games and Well-Being, Invisible Dark Matter; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Lord Kelvin, Green Methane, Universe Isotropy; Science or Fiction
8/6/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #890 - Jul 30 2022

What's The Word: Cladistics; News Items: Detecting Exoplanets, Too Hot, Overconfidence and Denial, Monkeypox Update; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Self-Advocacy vs Kibitzing; Science or Fiction
7/30/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #889 - Jul 23 2022

Interview with Brian Dunning about UFO Movie; Cara's Cancer Experience; News Items: Global Warming Technologies, SLS Launch, Periodic FRBs, Habitable Super Earths; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
7/23/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #888 - Jul 16 2022

News Items: Green Steel, T. Rex Arms, Getting Out The Vote, James Webb Latest Images; Who's That Noisy; Quote Quiz; Science or Fiction
7/16/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #887 - Jul 9 2022

Interview with Dr. Dave Stanton; Special Segment: The Fate of Fireworks; News Items: Universal Coronavirus Vaccine, Preserving Ukraine's Landmarks, Detecting Particles with Gravitational Waves, Who Owns the Moon; Your Questions and E-mails: What Is a Skeptic?; Science or Fiction
7/9/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #886 - Jul 2 2022

Quickie with Bob - Gamma Ray Burst Pauses; News Items: Mining the Sea, Science of Abortion, How Many Galaxies; Your Questions and E-mails: Can Dogs Talk; Science or Fiction
7/2/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #885 - Jun 25 2022

Secret of Skinwalker Ranch; News Items: Jupiter Ate Baby Planets, The Risk of Sitting, NASA Joins Study of UAPs, Galapagos Giant Tortoise Not Extinct; What's the Word: Nostrum; Your Questions and E-mails: Testing AIs; Science or Fiction
6/25/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #884 - Jun 18 2022

News Items: Is LaMDA AI Sentient, AI Influencers, Kids Don't Get Cancer Because They Are Unhappy, Free Floating Black Hole; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
6/18/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #883 - Jun 11 2022

News Items: Infantile Amnesia, The Age of Giants, AI and Traffic Jams, Green Bank Radio Observatory; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E=mails: Science of Gun Regulation; Science or Fiction
6/11/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #882 - Jun 4 2022

News Items: Exascale Supercomputer, Dinosaurs Warm or Cold Blooded, Preventing Violent Crime, Revising the Evolutionary Tree, New Optical Illusion; Quickie with Bob: Gato AI; Who's That Noisy; Your questions and E-mails: Reading Systematic Reviews; Science or Fiction
6/4/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #881 - May 28 2022

Interview with NASA's Naomi Rowe-Gurney; News Items: Monkeypox, NASA's Mars Plans, Linear Bias; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
5/28/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #880 - May 21 2022

News Items: Health Benefits of Clean Energy, SIDS, Growing Plants in Lunar Soil, Milky Way Black Hole, Gullible Acupuncture Article; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Language and AI, Raw Food Diet; Science or Fiction
5/21/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #879 - May 14 2022

Dumbest Thing of the Week: Best UFO Picture; News Items: AI Artists, Molten Salt Battery, Trolling Science Journalism, Solar Thermochemical Hydrogen; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Action Bias vs Omission Bias; Science Fiction
5/14/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #878 - May 7 2022

SGU 17 Year Anniversary; Quickie with Bob: Follow Up Solar Lens; News Items: Sustainable Jet Fuel, Dog Personality, COVID and Cognitive Function, Fertilizer Shortage, Cosmic Expansion; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Lemuria; Science or Fiction
5/7/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #877 - Apr 30 2022

The Skeptics Guide to the Future Book Preorder; News Items: Redefining the Second, NFT Medicine, LHC Restart, Energy Psychology, Researching the Paranormal; Who's That Noisy; Corrections: Native vs Endemic; Science or Fiction
4/30/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #876 - Apr 23 2022

News Items: Vaping and Inflammation, Projectile Fusion, Facilitated Communication is Still Pseudoscience, Gamma Rays and Gravitational Waves, AI Emotion Detection; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Communicating Skepticism; Science or Fiction
4/23/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #875 - Apr 16 2022

Live from Boston with guest George Hrab; Over-Under; News Items: CRISPR-On, Achromatic X-Ray Lens, Pareidolia and Gender, Cleaning Solar Panels, Public Media and Democracy; Science or Fiction
4/16/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #874 - Apr 9 2022

Interview with NASA Biologist John Kiss; News Items: Life on Europa, Ancient Skull Surgery, Artemis Stuck, Most Distant Star, Fake News; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Evolution and Racism; Science or Fiction
4/9/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #873 - Apr 2 2022

Guest Rogue Andrea Jones Roy; Special Report: Political Science of War; News Items: Transgenic Plants in Space, Homeopathy Trials and Publication Bias, Psychedelic Treatments, Anti-Universe, Plastic in our Blood; Science or Fiction
4/2/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #872 - Mar 26 2022

Daylight Saving Time; News Items: SLS is here, COVID Brain, Origins of Life, Orbiting Solar Power, Antarctic Heat Wave; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
3/26/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #871 - Mar 19 2022

Interview with Michelle Ciulla Lipkin from the National Association for Media Literacy Education; News Items: Why Is Life Symmetrical, Evolution of Language, Moon Rocks, Plasma Laser Lens, International Paranormal Conference; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/19/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #870 - Mar 12 2022

Guest Rogue, Brian Wecht; News Items: Solid State Batteries, Are Coronal Loops Real, COVID Anosmia, Alcohol and the Brain; Special Report: Update on String Theory; Quickie with Bob: Bacteria Convert Sunlight to Energy; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/12/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #869 - Mar 5 2022

Special Report: Ukraine; News Items: Quantum Gravity Gradiometer, Sea Level Rise, NASA Innovative Projects, Biological Sex; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/5/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #868 - Feb 26 2022

News Items: Hot Jupiters, Jumping To Conclusions, Nanoparticles to Stop Internal Bleeding, Internet 2035; Quickie with Bob: Plasma Physics; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bird Deaths; Science or Fiction
2/26/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #867 - Feb 19 2022

First Scientists; News Items: Psyche May Not Be The Iron Giant, Planet Around White Dwarf, Falling Birds, HIV Cure; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Girt; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
2/19/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #866 - Feb 12 2022

Quotation Rotation; News Items: Treating Spinal Cord Injury, Artificial Enamel, Laser Thermal Propulsion, Chimps Self-Medicating; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: De-Extinction; Science or Fiction
2/12/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #865 - Feb 5 2022

Quickie with Bob - Scientists Invent Flubber; News Items: Machine Learning and Mental Health, Hardy Tardigrades, DNA Microfossils, Belief in the Paranormal and Credibility, Tesla Robots; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Rogan and Spotify; Science or Fiction
2/5/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #864 - Jan 29 2022

What's the Word: Allopatric; News Items: Carbon Signatures on Mars, Schoolkids and Conspiracy Theories, Peter Jackson Uses AI to Restore Beatles, Human Remains Locator; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: 5G and Airlines, The Effects of Climate Change; Science or Fiction
1/29/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #863 - Jan 22 2022

Interview with Brad McKay, Special Segment: 5G and Airlines; News Items: Origins of Life, Zombie Science, Silent as an Owl, Evolution of Flowering Plants; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
1/22/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #862 - Jan 15 2022

News Items: Pig Heart Transplant, Managing the Next Pandemic, Bogus Hangover Cures, James Webb Telescope Update, Battlefield Acupuncture; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Does Smelling Equal Exposure; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
1/15/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #861 - Jan 8 2022

Predictions for 2021 and 2022; News Items: Space Highlights for 2022, Education and the Aging Brain, Ramjet Physics, Elizabeth Holmes Guilty Verdict; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Off the Reservation; Science or Fiction
1/8/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #860 - Jan 1 2022

2021 Year-End Review Show; Best Science of the Year; Pseudoscience of the Year; Best SGU Segments; Skeptical Heroes and Jackasses of 2021; In Memoriam; Science or Fiction
1/1/20220
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The Skeptics Guide #859 - Dec 25 2021

Live from Fort Collins; Discussion: End of Civilization; News Items: Nuclear on the Moon, What Launched Video Games, Assholes More Likely to be Wrong, Vaccine Detox; The Rogues Answer Psychology Questions; Science or Fiction
12/25/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #858 - Dec 18 2021

What's The Word: Substrate; News Items: Storing Energy with Air and Water, Zoom Fatigue, Challenging Einstein, Webb Launching; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
12/18/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #857 - Dec 11 2021

Holiday Pseudoscience Guide; News Items: Treating the Unvaccinated, DNA Data Storage, MLM Exploiting Women, Binge Watching, Asteroid Monitoring; Who's That Noisy; Name That Quote; Your Questions and E-mails: Blaming Parents; Science or Fiction
12/11/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #856 - Dec 4 2021

COVID Update: Omicron; Myths about Black Widow Spiders; News Items: Sentient Cephalopods, Self Replicating Xenobots, Pharmacists Recommending Homeopathy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: SpinLaunch Follow up; Science or Fiction
12/4/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #855 - Nov 27 2021

Live from Denver; Special Segment: Families, Vaccines, and Thanksgiving; News Items: Russia Shoots Down Satellite, Asteroid May Be Moon Fragment, Loss Aversion, Bank Robber Identifies After 52 Years, Alex Jones Liable in Sandy Hook Case, Spinlaunch; Science or Fiction
11/27/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #854 - Nov 20 2021

News Items: Kilometer Long Spaceship, Social Media and Kids, Bionic Arm, Embryo Research, Trust in Science; Quickie with Bob: Caves on Mars; Mystery Quotes; Science or Fiction
11/14/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #853 - Nov 13 2021

COVID Update: New Antivirals; News Items: Moon Return Delay, Brain Stimulation Treatment, Carbon to Rock, Astronaut Brain Damage; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Organic Farming; Science or Fiction
11/13/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #852 - Nov 6 2021

COVID Update; News Items: Organic Fail, Are Viruses Alive, Memes Ease Stress, Extragalactic Planet, Superconducting New State of Matter; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Elizabeth Bathory; Science or Fiction
11/6/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #851 - Oct 30 2021

What's the Word: Chirality; News Items: Creepy Parasite, Lab Grown Coffee, Organoid Research, Conspiracies and COVID, Death by Exorcism; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Peak Uranium; SGU Recommends; Science or Fiction
10/30/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #850 - Oct 23 2021

Interview with David Copperfield and Richard Wiseman; News Items: Pig Kidney Transplant, Scientists Abused for Discussing COVID, Synthetic Biology, AGW Consensus, Dark Skies; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Propaganda; Science or Fiction
10/23/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #849 - Oct 16 2021

Interview with Craig Good; News Items: Mass Extinction 30 Million Years Ago, Strange Radio Waves, Plant Molecular Farming, Neurofeedback Headbands; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
10/16/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #848 - Oct 9 2021

Update on SGU Activities; News Items: Space Radiation Shielding, Nobel Prizes in Medicine, Physics, and Chemistry; SGU Recommends: Oats Studios; Quickie with Bob - Large Comet; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
10/9/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #847 - Oct 2 2021

Ivory Billed Woodpecker Follow Up; News Items: Gigantic Cavity in Space, Oldest Evidence of Humans in North America, Treating Heart Disease in Women, Amazon Home Robot; Name That Logical Fallacy, Your Questions and E-mails: Theranos; Science or Fiction
10/2/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #846 - Sep 25 2021

What's The Word: Pudendum; News Items: Whitest White, Using AI To Find New Materials, Philosophy and Science Denial, Belief in Ghosts; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: EMF Blockers; Science or Fiction
9/25/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #845 - Sep 18 2021

Swindler's List: Auto Warranty Robocalls; News Items: Tongue Snakeoil, Keyhole Spying, Fact Checking Misinformation, Cognitive Control and Cheating, Bringing Back the Mammoth; SGU Recommends: What If; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails
9/18/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #844 - Sep 11 2021

COVID Update: Mu Variant; News Items: Just Below Pricing, Magnetic Field Record, Mars Rock Sample, Getting Rid of Cash; Who's That Noisy; Your E-mails and Questions: Electric Cars; Science or Fiction
9/11/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #843 - Sep 4 2021

Live from NECSS 2021; Your Number's Up: Googol; News Items: Poison Frogs, Let Kid's Roam, Going Electric, Artificial Neurons, Neutron Star Mountains, Biggest Things in the Universe Don't Exist; Science or Fiction
9/4/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #842 - Aug 28 2021

Interview with Eugenie Scott; COVID Update: FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine; News Items: Ant Underground Cities, Food Allergy Myths, The White Lady of Union Cemetery, Feng Shui in Australia; Who’s That Noisy; Science or Fiction
8/28/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #841 - Aug 21 2021

COVID Booster Shots; News Items: Philippines Approves Golden Rice, Moore's Law Beyond Silicon, Brain Organoids with Eyes, Fusion Advance; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Animals that Cook; Science or Fiction
8/21/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #840 - Aug 14 2021

News Items: IPCC Sixth Report, Yellowstone Myths, Mars Obstacles, Spacesuit Delay, Scamming Teens; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Meat-eating Dinosaurs; Science or Fiction
8/14/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #839 - Aug 7 2021

News Items: Making Hydrogen, Trouble for Self-Driving Cars, Metaverse, Olympic Medals, Olympic Pseudoscience; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Time; Science or Fiction
8/7/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #838 - Jul 31 2021

COVID Update: Ivermectin and Mix and Match Vaccines; News Items: Folding Proteins, Magnet Therapy for Cancer, Galileo Project, Wing Color and Flight Efficiency, Mercola Misinformation; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Nuclear Power; Science or Fiction
7/31/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #837 - Jul 24 2021

COVID Update: Vaccine Hesitancy; News Items: Plastic Tipping Point, Balloon Telescope, AI Creativity, More Space Tourism; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
7/24/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #836 - Jul 17 2021

COVID Update: Vaccine Booster; News Items: Ethics of Human Genome Editing, Rogue Planets, Space Tourism, Hydroponic Farming; Your Questions and E-mails: Biodynamic Wine; Science or Fiction
7/17/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #835 - Jul 10 2021

What's the Word: Osculant; News Items: FDA Approval of Aducanumab, New Kind of Supernova, Icelandia, Shorter Work Week; Your Questions and E-mails: Faith vs Belief; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
7/10/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #834 - Jul 3 2021

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Pioneers in Deep Sea Bathyspheric observations; News Items: Noisy Thinking, T-Rex Teens, Video Games and Mental Health, Forming the Milky Way, Dowsing Again; Science or Fictions; Live Questions
7/3/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #833 - Jun 26 2021

COVID Update: Delta Variant; News Items: Detecting Life, Update on Space Launch System, Brain Implant for Pain, Pupil Size and Intelligence; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Food from Air; Science or Fiction
6/26/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #832 - Jun 19 2021

News Items: Bad Science Reporting, Protecting Climate and Species, COVID Pseudoscience in Brazil, Night Vision Glasses, Homeopathic Overdose; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy
6/19/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #831 - Jun 12 2021

What's The Word: Operculum; News Items: Regeneration, Social Media and Memories, 3D Printing Reusable Rockets, Mental Illness and Mass Shootings, Magnetized by Vaccine; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Wow Signal; Science or Fiction
6/12/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #830 - Jun 5 2021

Lab Leak Theory Revisited; News Items: Minimize Left Turns, Replacing Enamel, Graphene Aluminum Ion Batteries, Bee Venom Therapy Pseudoscience; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Left Brain - Right Brain; Science or Fiction
6/5/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #829 - May 29 2021

Interview with Mick West; News Items: Non-Replicated Studies Cited More, Maximum Human Lifespan, Graphene Concrete, Atomic Level Microscope, Brain Game Pseudoscience; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
5/29/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #828 - May 22 2021

COVID Update; News Items: Butt Breathing, Bullshit and Intelligence, Brightest Cosmic Light, UFOs Again; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Excited Delirium; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
5/22/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #827 - May 15 2021

Interview with Julia Galef; News Items: Brain Implant Interprets Writing, SARS-CoV-2 May Enter Genome, Hypersonic Jets, Sequestering Carbon; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Energy Density; Science or Fiction
5/15/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #826 - May 8 2021

Interview with Andy Weir; SGU 16 years; News Items: Electric Planes, Website Diversity, Evolution of Multicellularity, NASA Solar Probe, Chinese Space Program; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
5/8/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #825 - May 1 2021

Correcting Lord Kelvin; News Items: Miracle Bleach Peddler Indicted, Michael Collins, Life on Mars, Political Polarization, Brood X; Who's That Noisy, Your Questions and E-mails: Non-Human Intelligence; Science or Fiction
5/1/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #824 - Apr 24 2021

COVID Update; News Items: Lunar Lander Chosen, Nuclear Fallout, Viral Vector Gene Therapy, Predicting the next Pandemic, FRBs and the Expansion of the Universe; Your Questions and E-mails: Why is North Up?; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
4/24/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #823 - Apr 17 2021

COVID Vaccine Update; News Items: Possible New Force, CRISPRoff, US Power Half Way to Zero Carbon, Sea Meadows Carbon Sink, Pharoah's Curse; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
4/17/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #822 - Apr 10 2021

Interview with Iszi Lawrence; News Items: Yawning Lions, Air DNA, Oxygenation Events, Infection Proof Implants, Aliens Friend of Foe; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
4/10/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #821 - Apr 3 2021

What's the Word: Phenotype; News Items: Satellites and Light Pollution, Heart Size and Space Travel, Self-Replicating Synthetic Cells, Why No Lyme Vaccine, Origins of SARS-CoV-2; Quickie with Evan: New Atomic Clocks; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Avi Loeb; Science or Fiction
4/3/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #820 - Mar 27 2021

News Items: Vaccine Hesitancy, Ocean Worlds, Oumuamua Explained, More Dead Sea Scrolls; Your Questions and E-mails: Dark Matter Debunked?; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
3/27/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #819 - Mar 20 2021

Your Number's Up: Pi; News Items: Landing on the Moon, Seeing Thylacines, Losing Yourself, Reading for Fun; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Geert Vanden Bossche, Power vs Energy; Science or Fiction
3/20/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #818 - Mar 13 2021

COVID Update; News Items: Vaccines Prevent Spread, Cave of Dog Evolution, Batteries on the Rise, AI Tech Gap, Nearby Superearth, Sea Slug Self-Decapitation; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Mechanical Turk; Science or Fiction
3/13/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #817 - Mar 6 2021

News Items: Moxie on Mars, Megafauna Extinction, Earth's Oxygen Atmosphere, When to End a Conversation; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: TMS and Depression; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
3/6/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #816 - Feb 27 2021

Interview with Philip Goff; What's the Word: Percolation; News Items: Perseverance, Communicating While Dreaming, Phage Viruses and Antibiotics, Good the Pandemic; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
2/27/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #815 - Feb 20 2021

Cold Snap in Texas; News Items: American Megafauna Extinction, The Fifth Dimension, Bird's Magnetic World, Pentagon UFO Wreckage; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Police and Lie Detection, Saunas and Sweat; Science or Fiction
2/20/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #814 - Feb 13 2021

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Lie Detectors, Sauna Detox, Black Hole Energy Extraction, Hearing Dead People; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Availability Heuristic; Science or Fiction
2/13/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #813 - Feb 6 2021

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Rita Levi-Montalcini; News Items: Dunning Kruger Validity, Junk on the Moon, Protein Switches, Bipolar Ionization; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Multiverse Revisited, Compliment Sandwich; Science or Fiction
2/6/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #812 - Jan 30 2021

12 SGU Live Stream; News Items: Streaming Carbon Footprint, Assassin Bug Fossil, Stealing Monkeys; Special Report: Solar Gravitational Lens Astronomy; Is It True; Science or Fiction
1/30/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #811 - Jan 23 2021

News Items: Number of Galaxies in the Universe, Logic of the Multiverse, Protecting Lunar Artifacts, Masking After Vaccine, CIA UFO Disclosure; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Q-Anon and Game Design; Science or Fiction
1/22/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #810 - Jan 16 2021

Interview with Phil McAlister from NASA; What's the Word: Degenerate; News Items: Graphene Superconductors, Controlling Superintelligent Machines, Scalar Energy Scam; Who's That Noisy; Your questions and E-mails: Learning Styles,; Science or Fiction
1/16/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #809 - Jan 9 2021

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Canyons on Mars, Ethics of Brain-Machine-Interface, Belief in Learning Styles, Ravens and Ape Intelligence; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Pornstar Names and Security; Science or Fiction
1/9/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #808 - Jan 2 2021

Psychic Predictions; News Items: New SARS-CoV-2 Variant, Satellites Made From Wood, Quantum Computing Advance; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1/2/20210
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The Skeptics Guide #807 - Dec 26 2020

SGU 2020 Year in Review; Best Science News Items and Pseudoscience of the Year; Favorite SGU Moments; Skeptical Heroes and Jackasses; In Memoriam; Science or Fiction
12/26/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #806 - Dec 19 2020

COVID-19 Update: Vaccine and Home Testing; News Items: Arecibo Telescope, AI Predicting Weather, Manipulated by Robots, Genetically Engineered Pigs, Asteroid Sample Return; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Historicity of Jesus; Science or Fiction
12/19/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #805 - Dec 12 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Chuck Yeagar dies at 97, The Smellicopter, COVID Anti-Vaxxers, Are We Ready for Aliens; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Protein Folding; Name That Logical Fallacy: More Slippery Slope; Science or Fiction
12/12/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #804 - Dec 5 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: The Home of Jesus, Ancient Seeds, Treatment for Progeria, Protein Folding Solved, ISS Longevity; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Principia Follow Up; Name That Logical Fallacy: Slippery Slope; Science or Fiction
12/5/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #803 - Nov 28 2020

COVID Vaccine Update; News Items: The Popularity of Principia, Supersized Wind Turbines, A Magnetar is Born, Plant Personality; Special Report: The Truth about Galileo; Whos That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Racial Bias; Science or Fiction
11/28/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #802 - Nov 21 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Update; News Items: Resisting Facial Recognition, Farming Mars, Sound Beaming, Hydrogen from Ammonia; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Rankine Scale; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
11/21/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #801 - Nov 14 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine; News Items: 3D Printing with Bacteria, Prebunking, Real Cause of Light Pollution, Physics Paradox Solved, Nuclear Thermal Engines; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Throw-Away Journals; Science or Fiction
11/14/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #800 - Nov 7 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Amulets for COVID, Right to Try Laws, Earth-Sized Rogue Planet, Forest Regrowth, Lava Planet; Whos That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bee Balls; Dumbest Thing of the Week: Magic Lamp; Science or Fiction
11/7/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #799 - Oct 31 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Pandemic Holidays, Water on the Moon, Murder Hornets Murdered, High Value Plastic, Exoplanet View of Earth; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Superconductors and Computers, Beef and Climate Change; Interview with James Randi; Science or Fiction
10/31/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #798 - Oct 24 2020

RIP James Randi; Interview with Richard Wiseman; News Items: Mapping the Proteome, Room Temperature Superconductivity, Falling Biodiversity; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
10/24/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #797 - Oct 17 2020

Interview with Paul Thibado; News Items: Excess Deaths from Pandemic, When Satellites Collide, Humans Evolving Extra Blood Vessel; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Time and Traffic; Science or Fiction
10/17/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #796 - Oct 10 2020

COVID-19 Update; Scott Lilienfeld Remembered; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Medicine, Physics and Chemistry, Circuit Creates Limitless Power, Ouija Board Nonsense; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: German Alphabet and Coal Fired Plants; Science or Fiction
10/10/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #795 - Oct 3 2020

COVID-19 Update; What's The Word: Decrement; News Items: Electric Vehicles and Climate Change, Black Holes and Wormholes, Neanderthals and Y Chromosomes, Paranormal Naval Ships; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Time Travel Paradox; Science or Fiction
10/3/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #794 - Sep 26 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Better Batteries, Perovskite Solar Cells, Perception of Time, Rewiring the Brain, The 2020 IgNobels; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/26/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #793 - Sep 19 2020

COVID-19 Update; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: June Almeida; News Items: Life on Venus, QAnon, Taxonomy of Lying and Cheating, AI Peer Review; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bear Follow Up, Burning Forests; Science or Fiction
9/19/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #792 - Sep 12 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: AI to Detect Deep Fakes, The Neuroscience of Stuttering, Undead Fears, Mighty Mouse in Space, Fake Reviews; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Panspermia Again; Science or Fiction
9/12/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #791 - Sep 5 2020

Interview with Tim Dodd-The Everyday Astronaut; Covid-19 Update; News Items: Nuclear Diamond Batteries, Instant COVID Testing, Blanets, Detecting Alien Biochemistry; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Stargazing Permit; Science or Fiction
9/5/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #790 - Aug 29 2020

Convalescent Plasma for COVID-19; News Items: Recyclable Plastic, Honey Cure, Super Endurance, Supernova and Mass Extinction; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Vibrations for Stress; Science or Fiction
8/29/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #789 - Aug 22 2020

COVID Update; News Items: Oleandra Snake Oil, Moon Capsules, Vision Debate, Black Dwarf Supernova, Pentagon UFO Task Force; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Do Your Own Research; Science or Fiction
8/22/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #788 - Aug 15 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Quackery in Afghanistan, The Russian Vaccine, CNO Neutrinos, TESS Exoplanet Mission, Huge Lave Tubes; Your Questions and E-mails: Benford's Law; Science or Fiction
8/15/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #787 - Aug 8 2020

Live from NECSS 2020; What's the Word: Perseverance; Your Number's Up: Absolute Zero; News Items: Climate Sensitivity, Massive Research Fraud, Sexual Parasitism and Immune Function; Science or Fiction
8/8/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #786 - Aug 1 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: 5G and COVID-19, The Technology of Getting to Mars, Prayer is Not Medicine, Fake Mediums; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Predicting the Pandemic; 5-10 Years - Battery Breakthrough; Science or Fiction
8/1/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #785 - Jul 25 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Human Curiosity, Twitter Bans QAnon, Uncuttable material, Bunny Ebola; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Shellenberger Letter; Science or Fiction
7/25/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #784 - Jul 18 2020

Interview with Stephon Alexander; Grant Imahara Dies; News Items: Dog Years Myth, Fighting Climate Change with Crushed Rock, Perception and Filtering, Unused EM Spectrum; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
7/18/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #783 - Jul 11 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Roundness Bias, Pooled Testing, Insect Feed, Nuclear Thermal Propulsion; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Pasteurization, Police Shooting Retraction; Science or Fiction
7/11/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #782 - Jul 4 2020

COVID-19 Update; What's the Word: Water Caustics; News Items: Raw Milk, Monster Quasar, Asteroid Really Killed the Dinosaurs, Visualizing Data; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
7/4/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #781 - Jun 27 2020

COVID-19 and Air Purifiers; News Items: Electrified Masks, Black Neutron Stars, Vaccine Nationalism, Tennis Star Gets COVID-19; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Where Did the Towers Go; Science or Fiction
6/27/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #780 - Jun 20 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Brain on a Chip, Twistronics, Drake Remix, Editing Human Embryos; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Policing Use of Force; Science or Fiction
6/20/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #779 - Jun 13 2020

Interview with Angela Saini; COVID-19 Update; News Items: Seeing Color, fMRI Research, Fast Radio Burst Origin; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: ISS Update; Science or Fiction
6/13/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #778 - Jun 6 2020

Update on COVID-19; News Items: More Accurate Time of Death, SpaceX and ISS, Police Brutality Breeds Distrust, Journalists and UFOs, Will Your Dog Rescue You; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Talking and Breathing; Science or Fiction
6/6/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #777 - May 30 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Loners and Swarms, Dinosaur Asteroid Impact, Backward Time Universe, Why Beards, Solving Space Junk; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Electrical Stimulation Treatment; Science or Fiction
5/30/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #776 - May 23 2020

Guest Rogue David Cheeseman; COVID-19 Update; News Items: Online Symptom Checkers, Crewed Dragon Final Test, Robot Boots, Small Modular Nuclear Reactors; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Inventor of E-mail; Science or Fiction
5/23/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #775 - May 16 2020

Interview with Gerald Posner; COVID-19 Update; News Items: Do Facemasks Work, Carbon Dioxide and the Pandemic, Distrust of Expertise Online, Closest Black Hole; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: R-Naught; Science or Fiction
5/16/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #774 - May 9 2020

Special Guest: Richard Saunders; COVID-19 Update; News Items: Wandering Magnetic Poles, Air Plasma Jet Propulsion, Hydrogen Breathers, Murder Hornets, Prayer for COVID-19; Premium Wine Cards; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
5/9/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #773 - May 2 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: New Row of Periodic Table, Safest Coffee, Pentagon UFO Videos, Malaria Vaccine; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Informed Consent; Science or Fiction
5/2/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #772 - Apr 25 2020

Covid-19 Update; News Items: The Science Frontier, Bizarre Bacteria, UV Light and Covid-19, Diamond Energy Storage, Reproducing Cactus Coral; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: False Negatives; Science or Fiction
4/25/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #771 - Apr 18 2020

Covid-19 Update; News Items: Coronavirus Deaths in New York, Sterilizing Masks, Oldest String, Demand Characteristics, Lunar Radio Telescope; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Your Questions and E-mails: Potent Venom; Science or Fiction
4/18/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #770 - Apr 11 2020

Interview with Kevin Peter Hand; COVID-19 Update; What's The Word: Fomite; News Items: 5G and COVID-19, The TP Hubbub, Mining Space, Comet Atlas; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
4/11/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #769 - Apr 4 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: Don't Drink Poison, Decoding Speech from Brainwaves, Using Urine to Build a Moon Base, Evolution of Land Plants; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
4/4/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #768 - Mar 28 2020

COVID-19 Update; News Items: COV-2 Has Natural Origin, Snake Oil Kills, Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Revealed, Cannabinoids for Acute Pain, Why Do Females Live Longer; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/28/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #767 - Mar 21 2020

5-10 Years - Arsenic Based Life; News Items:Hoarders of the Pandemic, Evolution of Anxiety, Extreme Depth of Focus Lens, Predicting the Present; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Neonatal Vitamin K; Science or Fiction
3/21/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #766 - Mar 14 2020

What's the Word: Moiety; News Items: Shorter Day in Past, Handwashing, CAM for Coronavirus, Lift Follow Up; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/14/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #765 - Mar 7 2020

Interview with Ann Druyan; Swindler's List: Tax Scams; News Items: Dinosaur Proteins and DNA, Wetlands vs Levees, Largest Explosion; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/7/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #764 - Feb 29 2020

Your Number's Up: The Speed of Light; News Items: How Planes Fly, Binaural Beats, Non-Breathing Animal, Rocketman Dies in Crash; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Seahawks, SGU 2035; Science or Fiction
2/29/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #763 - Feb 22 2020

News Items: Oldest Crater and Snowball Earth, The Broomstick Challenge, Hypoallergenic Cats, Betelgeuse, Supernova, and Neutrinos, Genetics of Dating; Science or Fiction
2/22/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #762 - Feb 15 2020

Live from Melbourne; SGU 2035; Science or Fiction
2/10/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #761 - Feb 8 2020

News Items: Coronavirus Update, Proxima B Climate, Drug Development with AI, Frame Dragging System, Scream Therapy; George Hrab Asks the Rogues Questions; Science or Fiction
2/8/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #760 - Feb 1 2020

What's the Word: Ablation; News Items: Does Information have Mass, Fight Fat with Salt and Ice, Where Does Poop Go, Solar Scam; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Kinesio Tape; Science or Fiction
1/30/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #759 - Jan 25 2020

News Items: New Coronavirus, Proxima C, Wulong bohaiensis, Cancer Discovery, Marshmallow test revisited, Stress and Gray Hair; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1/25/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #758 - Jan 18 2020

Interview with Joe Carvalko; News Items: Xenobots, Goop on Netflix, Oldest Material on Earth, UFOs and National Security, Goldilocks Stars; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: England and Wales; Science or Fiction
1/18/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #757 - Jan 11 2020

Psychic Predictions 2019 Review; News Items: Virtual Humans, GM Trees, Australian Fires, Engrams, Puffin Tool Use; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1/11/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #756 - Jan 4 2020

Live from LA with special guest, George Hrab; Talking to true believers; Science or Fiction
1/4/20200
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The Skeptics Guide #755 - Dec 28 2019

2019 Year End Review; In Memoriam; Science or Fiction
12/28/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #754 - Dec 21 2019

Live from Melbourne Australia; Your Number's Up: Hubble's Constant; News Items: Does wearing a face mask prevent disease?, Perineum Sunbathing, Redacting Animal Sex, The SCAN Scam, Horizontal Gene Transfer and Plants, Measles Update, Tracking Meteors; Australian Pseudoscience: Chiropractors, Clean Coal, and Supplementation; Science or Fiction
12/21/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #753 - Dec 14 2019

Live from New Zealand Skeptics Conference; News Items: Place With No Life, Superhydrophobicity, Insect on Mars, Political Anti-science, Does Adversity Increase Resilience, Climate Tipping Points, Oldest Dog, Pathway to Conspiracy Theories; Science or Fiction
12/14/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #752 - Dec 7 2019

Special Guests - Richard Wiseman and George Hrab; Wiseman Interviews the Rogues on Skepticism; Audience Q&A; Science or Fiction
11/17/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #750 - Nov 23 2019

Special Guest - Fraser Cain of Universe Today; Open discussion with Fraser about all things astronomy; Science or Fiction
11/17/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #751 - Nov 30 2019

Special Guest - Richard Saunders; News Items: Sex Robots, Acupuncture Points Don't Exist, Nuclear Rockets, Fake News and False Memory; Psychic Detectives in Australia; Science or Fiction
11/17/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #749 - Nov 16 2019

What I Learned: Antimicrobial Copper; News Items: AI Will to Survive, First Cyborg, Confessions of an Astrologer, National Parks and Mental Health, Meat from Air; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Craniometry Follow Up; Science or Fiction
11/16/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #748 - Nov 9 2019

5-10 Years: Growing Livers; News Items: Bacterial Colonies, Does Music Make You Smarter, Measles and Immunity, Bill Maher Anti-Vaxxer; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
11/9/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #747 - Nov 2 2019

News Items: Starship, New Kind of Black Hole, Organic Farming and Golden Rice, Craniometry; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Hydrogen Scam, Solar Minimum; Science or Fiction
11/2/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #746 - Oct 26 2019

Special Segment: Are We All Hypocrites; News Items: Prime Editing, Aluminum Air Batteries, The Blob, Holotropic Breathwork; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction
10/26/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #745 - Oct 19 2019

What's the Word: Leucism; News Item: New NASA Spacesuits, Recycling Nuclear Fuel, Galactic Eruption, Searching for Earhart's Plane; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: More on Meat; Science or Fiction
10/19/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #744 - Oct 12 2019

Interview with Bruce Hood; 5-10 Year Follow Up: Fairy Circles; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine; Electric Jet Engines; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
10/12/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #743 - Oct 5 2019

Your Numbers Up: 666; News Items: Red Meat Controversy, Reusing Batteries, Bronze Age Baby Bottles, Planet Nine Black Hole; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Flu Vaccine and Herd Immunity; Science or Fiction
10/5/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #742 - Sep 28 2019

5-10 Year: Dinochicken; News Items: Fat Shaming, Warp Drive, TVs and Phones Communicating, Second Interstellar Object; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Survivorship Bias; Science or Fiction
9/28/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #741 - Sep 21 2019

News Items: 42, Eradicating Polio, Reverse Aging, Red Mercury, Crystal Healing, Biggest Neutron Star; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/21/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #740 - Sep 14 2019

News Items: Super Lightening, 20-Year Battery, NDE Study, CRISPR Trials, Holy Water Trial; Quickie: Loch Ness DNA; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/14/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #739 - Sep 7 2019

News Items: Carrington Event 160 Year Anniversary, Storm Area 51, Hurricane Dorian, Australopithecus anamensis, Human Effects on Environment, Genome Wide Association Study of Same Sex Behavior, Pluto Is Still Not a Planet; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/7/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #738 - Aug 31 2019

News Items: Extragalactic Exoplanets, Denisovan Teeth, Climate Change and Clouds, Planting Trees; What Do You Want For Your Funeral; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction
8/31/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #737 - Aug 24 2019

5-10 Years: Solar Roads; News Items: Wind Turbines, Bleach for Autism, Grain-Free Dog Food, Terraforming Mars; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
8/24/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #736 - Aug 17 2019

Your Numbers Up, News Items: Banana Fungus, Epstein Conspiracy, Weber's Law; Who's That Noisy; Changing the Calendar; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
8/17/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #735 - Aug 10 2019

News Items: Video Game Violence, Public Trusts in Scientists, Robot Workers, New Type of Star, Detecting Planet Cores; Who's That Noisy, Your Questions and E-mails: TMT Follow Up; Science or Fiction
8/10/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #734 - Aug 3 2019

What's the Word: Buffering; News Items: Signals from Earth, Acupuncture for Angina, Asteroid Near Miss, Rainmakers, Lyme Conspiracy; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Law of Truly Large Numbers; Science or Fiction
8/3/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #733 - Jul 27 2019

Whaddya Know: Beryllium; News Items: Telescope Protests, LightSail 2, Free Speech vs Professional Licensing, Autism Genetic, Bird Conspiracy; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
7/27/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #732 - Jul 20 2019

Live from NECSS; News Items: Apollo Video, Moon Strategy, Artificial Gravity, High Resolution MRI of the Brain, Gorilla Society; SGU Taste Test; Science or Fiction
7/20/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #731 - Jul 13 2019

5-10 Years: Recorded Future; News Items: Eating Jellies, Rebutting Denialism, Cancer Quackery on YouTube, Detecting Earthquakes; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
7/13/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #730 - Jul 6 2019

Forgotten Superheroes of Science; News Items: The Bystander Effect, Drones on Titan, Simulating the Universe; Your Questions and E-mails: Lactic Acid, Climate Change; Science or Fiction
7/6/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #729 - Jun 29 2019

Interview with Evan Saitta about Dinosaur Proteins; News Items:Deep Space Atomic Clock, Printing Vaccines, Carbon Capture, Horny Kids; Who's That Noisy; E-mails and Questions: Thai Language, Audio Pareidolia; Science or Fiction
6/29/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #728 - Jun 22 2019

Interview with Richard Wiseman; 5-10 Years: Contact Lens TVs; News Items: Radioactive Energy Cards, Hungry Brain Puppy Dog Eyes; Who's That Noisy; Chernobyl Follow Up; Science or Fiction
6/22/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #727 - Jun 15 2019

News Items: Theory of Everything, FBI Bigfoot Files, Starlink, Evaluating Chernobyl; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Closest Planet, Married Bliss; Science or Fiction
6/15/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #726 - Jun 8 2019

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Anne Dagg; News Items: WHO and TCM, Solar Cell Defect Solved, Mutation Affects HIV and Flu, Defense Lasers; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Closest Planet; Science or Fiction
6/8/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #725 - Jun 1 2019

News Items: Hyperloop Update, Smart Clothing, Misreporting Medical News, Murray Gell-Mann Dies, Happiness; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bandwidth; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
6/1/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #724 - May 25 2019

News Items: Life on Mars, Stem Cell Scams, Mandatory Vaccines, NASA Moon Base Plans; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Jevon's Paradox; Science or Fiction
5/25/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #723 - May 18 2019

Interview with Dark Matter specialist, Bjeorn Penning; News Items: 5G is Coming, Hardy Exoplanets, Moonquakes, Don't Farm Octopuses; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
5/18/20190
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BONUS Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye

We are excited to introduce you to Bill Nye's new podcast Science Rules! Bill takes phone calls and answers peoples questions about anything science related. Science Rules! Is out NOW - find it in your favorite podcast app.
5/16/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #722 - May 11 2019

Interview with Daniel Clark, Director of Behind the Curve; News Items: Reporting UFOs, Phosphorene Nanoribbons, Hearables; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction
5/11/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #721 - May 4 2019

Live from Bethlehem with guest George Hrab; News Items: Reading the Brain, JAMA on Medical Misinformation, Thanos Apocalypse, Fake Gay Cure; Skeptical Experiences; Science or Fiction
5/4/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #720 - Apr 27 2019

News Items: Energy Free Cooling, First Molecule, Reviving Pig Brains, Fake Miracle Cure; Who's That Noisy; Your questions and E-mails: Journal Reliability; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
4/25/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #719 - Apr 20 2019

News Items: FDA on GMO Labeling, Tabletop Fusion, Light Pollution, Another Mars Bacteria Claim, Biosynthetic Computer; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Flying Cars; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
4/20/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #718 - Apr 13 2019

News Items: Quantum Acupuncture, Flying Cars and Space Planes, Picture of Black Hole, Quantum Engine; Who's That Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Mexican Wave, Plastic Bags; Science or Fiction
4/13/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #717 - Apr 6 2019

News Items: Fossils from the KT, Brain Scans as Evidence, Mars Methane Mystery, AI Designed Materials; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: NASA Space Suits, Flat Earth Fail; Science or Fiction
4/6/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #716 - Mar 30 2019

Guest Rogue - Tyler Black; News Items: Back to the Moon, Get Rid of Statistical Significance, Alcosynth, Predicting Suicide, Coal vs Renewables; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/30/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #715 - Mar 23 2019

Whaddya Know: Animals and Music; News Items: Black Holes and Space Travel, Sugary Drinks and Heart Disease, Electrical Stimulation for Depression; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Questions and E-mails: Atomic Clocks, GMOs; Science or Fiction
3/23/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #714 - Mar 16 2019

Interview with Peter de Jager; News Items: Release of Golden Rice, How Intelligent is AI, Atomic Clock May Replace GPS System; Who's That Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Audio book, Champing at the Bit; Science or Fiction
3/16/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #713 - Mar 9 2019

News Items: Fake Sex Doctor, Psychic Sting, Homeopaths in Honduras, Seeing Infrared; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Global Warming Edition; Science or Fiction
3/9/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #712 - Mar 2 2019

What's the Word: Plenum; News Items: Expanded DNA Code, Quark Matter, Ancient Mobility, OneWeb Flies, Signature of Consciousness; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
3/2/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #711 - Feb 23 2019

News Items: Warning About Big Data in Science; Live from the AAAS: What Is Scientific Skepticism; Science or Fiction; Who's That Noisy; Follow Up on Jupiter's Magnetic Field and Insect Apocalypse
2/23/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #710 - Feb 16 2019

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Alice Lee; News Items: Caring About Robots, Concrete Battery, Insect Collapse, Asteroid Mining; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
2/13/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #709 - Feb 9 2019

News Items: Who Was Robin Hood, Medical Errors, Magnetic North Pole, Celery Juice, CRISPR Update; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
2/9/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #708 - Feb 2 2019

What's the Word: Prosody; News Items: Cure for Cancer?; Liquid Fuel from Sunlight; Metallic Wood; Oldest Rock; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
2/2/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #707 - Jan 26 2019

Whaddya Know: Periodic Table; News Items: Measles Hotspot, New Atom Smasher, Mapping the Brain, Animals in Winter; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction
1/26/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #706 - Jan 19 2019

News Items: Microbes on Mars, Memory Works Backwards, Elephants without Tusks, Dunning Kruger and GMOs, Room Temperature Superconductivity; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Your Questions and E-mails: Climate Change Around the World, Dangers of AI; Science or Fiction
1/19/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #705 - Jan 12 2019

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Nancy Grace Roman; News Items: Face Scanning for Disease, Cancer Stats and Crowdfunding Quackery, Cleaning Up Ocean Trash, Butterfly Decline, When Galaxies Collide; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Alpha Go Correction, CIA Follow Up; Science or Fiction
1/12/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #704 - Jan 5 2019

Predictions for 2018 and 2019; News Items: Ultima Thule, Magic and Pseudoscience, AI Breakthrough; Science or Fiction
1/5/20190
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The Skeptics Guide #703 - Dec 29 2018

2018 Year End Review; Best and Worst of 2018; SGUs Visit to the CIA; Science News of the Year; Skeptical Hero and Jackass of the year; In Memoriam; Science or Fiction
12/29/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #702 - Dec 22 2018

Live from London; SGU Guide to Americanisms; Which Movies Need Sequels; Air Dryers vs Paper Towels; Classic Pseudoscience: ESP, Piltdown Man, Loch Ness Monster, UFOs; Science or Fiction
12/22/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #701 - Dec 15 2018

Interview with Susan Gerbic; Guest Rogue Brian Trent; What's the Word: Philopatry; News Items: Release Active Drugs, Voyage 2 Update, Fast Radio Bursts Alien Hypothesis, China's Moon Mission, The Chickenocene; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
12/15/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #700 - Dec 8 2018

Interview with Nick Pyenson; Living in the era of fake news; News Items: Back to the Moon, Gene Editing Babies; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
12/8/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #699 - Dec 1 2018

News Items: Global Warming Report, The New Kilogram, Insight Mars Lander; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Atlantis Claim; Science or Fiction
12/1/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #698 - Nov 24 2018

QED 2018 Private Show with guest rogue George Hrab; Audience Q&A; Personal Heroes; Science or Fiction
11/21/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #697 - Nov 17 2018

Guest Rogue: Devin Bray; What's the Word: Cybernetics; News Items: Earth's Dusty Satellites, How We Think, The Mad Russian, Engineering Photsynthesis; Is Stuff Real; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
11/17/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #696 - Nov 10 2018

What's The Word: Agglutination; News Items: Oumuamua Update, Glasses for Color Blindness, Anti-Gravity, NASA Retires Kepler, New Controversial Opioid; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails; Science or Fiction
11/10/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #695 - Nov 3 2018

Live from Cambridge; Complete the Science Headline; News Items: Reliability vs Validity, Soyuz Failed Launch, Hot Jupiters, Bottom Baryons, UFO Government Waste, What Is Psychopathy; Science or Fiction
11/3/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #694 - Oct 27 2018

Live from QED 2018; Special Guest: Michael Marshall; Name That Pseudoscience; News Items: GMO-Free Himalayan Salt, Drugs in your Supplements, Fast Radio Burst Update, How Many Faces Do You Know, The Surface of Europa, Black Holes and Dark Matter, Latest IPCC Report; Science or Fiction
10/27/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #693 - Oct 20 2018

SGU Debate Club - GM Humans, Is College for Everyone, Book vs Movie - Q&A
10/20/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #692 - Oct 13 2018

What's the Word: Epistocracy; News Items: Ultrafaint Dwarf Galaxies, Monkeys and Wolves, WHO and TCM, Iron Age Sword, HPV Vaccine Update; Most Desirable Artifact; Science or Fiction
10/13/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #691 - Oct 6 2018

Forgotten Superhero of Science: Eunice Newton Foote; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Medicine, Physics, and Chemistry, Survey on New Age Beliefs; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Traumatic Memory; Science or Fiction
10/6/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #690 - Sep 29 2018

What's the Word: Pathognomonic; News Items: Oldest Animal, Mosquito Apocalypse, Asteroid Pics, Croydon Cat Killer, Octopuses on Ecstasy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Flu Season, That's Crazy; Science or Fiction
9/29/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #689 - Sep 22 2019

What's the Word: Basionym; News Items: Space X Flying to the Moon, Proxima b Weather, Wasps Are Important Too, Star vs Planet, Personality Types; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/22/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #688 - Sep 15 2018

What's the Word: Trophic; News Items: Bogus Personality Tests, Pluto Revisited, Light Sails, Growing Brains; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/15/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #687 - Sep 8 2018

Live from DragonCon; SGU Book Update; News Items: CRISPR Halts Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Nudging Asteroids into Earth Orbit, Illusory Control, Evidence of Previous Universes, Shatner on VR, Seeing Only Movement; Science or Fiction
9/8/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #686 - Sep 1 2018

NECSS Private Show with George Hrab and Hai Ting; News Items: Why We Yawn, Motivated Reasoning vs Lazy Thinking, Isreali Moon Probe; Questions from George; Science or Fiction
9/1/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #685 - Aug 25 2018

What's the Word: Transfect; News Items: Room Temperature Superconductor Questioned, Teleology and Conspiracies, Kratom Poisoning, Neanderthal Denisovan Child, Neutron Stars; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
8/25/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #684 - Aug 18 2018

What's the Word: Phenomenology; News Items: Dunning Kruger Anti-vaccine Edition, Alien Abduction Stories, Smallpox Drug, Roundup Verdict, Schwarzite; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Arable Land; Science or Fiction
8/18/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #683 - Aug 11 2018

Interview with Sean Carroll; What's the Word: Orthogonal; News Items: Remembering is Seeing, Hothouse Tipping Point, Novel Amino Acids, Weird, Rogue Planet, Corporal Punishment; Who's that Noisy; Questions and E-mails: Monkeys and Apes; Science or Fiction
8/11/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #682 - Aug 4 2018

Interview with Robert Kurson, author of Rocket Men; What's the Word: Stylometry; News Items: Terraforming Mars, Shifty Eyes, Scutoid; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
8/4/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #681 - Jul 28 2018

Interview with Alethea Dean; What's the Word: Stridulation; News Items: Lake on Mars, Reanalyzing the Drake Equation, In Search Of Reboot, More Energy Nonsense; Who's That Noisy, Science or Fiction
7/28/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #680 - Jul 21 2018

Live from NECSS 2018 with special guest Bill Nye; News Items: Time Machine, Iceman's Last Meal, Training for Mars, Cosmic Ray Source, Virtual Reality Therapy, Testing Gravity; What's the Word: Definitions; Science or Fiction
7/21/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #679 - Jul 14 2018

What's the Word: Etiology; News Items: Quantum Woo, Probing the Sun, Bullet Proof, Spider Ballooning, Hogweed; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bio-Degradable Plastics; Science or Fiction
7/11/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #678 - Jul 7 2018

What's the Word: Adsorption; News Items: Harlan Ellison Dies, Complex Organic Molecules on Enceladus, Clever Crows, New England Supervolcano, Marshmallow Test Revisited; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Non-Ionizing Radiation; Science or Fiction
7/7/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #677 - Jun 30 2018

What's the Word: Endophyte; News Items: DNA Testing, Anti-Smart Meter Pseudoscience, Keeping Ahead of the Expanding Universe, Roots of Alcoholism; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Brit-Bashing; Science or Fiction
6/30/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #676 - Jun 23 2018

What's the Word: Vector; News Items: Video Game Addiction, Continent of Stability, Return of Astrology, Antarctic Ice; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Polio Follow Up; Science or Fiction
6/23/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #675 - Jun 16 2018

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Rachel Carson; News Items: Lying About Golden Rice, Solar Roads Again, Polio Comeback, Fastest Supercomputer; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
6/16/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #674 - Jun 9 2018

What's the Word: Hermeneutic; News Items: Sterile Neutrino, Tardigrade Lifespan, Louis Vuitton Rainmaker, Panspermia Follow Up; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Balance of Nature; Science or Fiction
6/9/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #673 - Jun 2 2018

What's the Word: Irruptive; News Items: Colonizing Mars, Multivitamin Meta-analysis, AI Diagnostics, Musk's Twitter Breakdown; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
6/2/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #672 - May 26 2018

Interview with Jennifer Ouellette; What's the Word: Sapient vs Sentient; News Items: Cancer Quackery Death, EM Drive Follow Up, Loch Ness DNA, Largest Salamanders; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Panspermia; Science or Fiction
5/26/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #671 - May 19 2018

What's the Word: Consanguineous; News Items: Yanny or Laurel, Google Duplex, Falcon-9 Launches, Coffee a Carcinogen, Alien Octopuses; Science or Fiction
5/19/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #670 - May 12 2018

Interview with Adam Becker; What's the Word: Epiphyte; News Items: Knowledge of Evolution, Hawaii Volcanic Activity, Spider Silk and Steel, Toxic Moon Dust; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
5/12/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #669 - May 5 2018

Interview with Ethan Winer; What's the Word: Fallacy; News Items: Flipping Magnetic Fields, Self-Assembling Space Telescope, JFK Headshot, Growing Brains; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Annealing vs Tempering; Science or Fiction
5/5/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #668 - Apr 28 2018

Interview with Tobias Fuchslin; What's the Word: Annealing; News Items: Echochambers, Organic Solar Cells, Self-Cleaning Coating; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
4/28/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #667 - Apr 21 2018

News Items: Communicating without Speaking, Nutrition Pseudoscience, Rare Earths, Eating Plastic; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Acidic Food; Science or Fiction
4/21/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #666 - Apr 14 2018

What's the Word: Demon; News Items: 666, Buzz Aldrin and Aliens, AI Good and Evil, The Business of Exorcism, The Power of Satan; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Acidic vs Alkiline diet; Science or Fiction
4/14/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #665 - Apr 7 2018

Interview with Mark Lynas; What's the Word: Atavism,; News Items: Cell Phones and Cancer, Robot Bees on Mars, Largest Dinosaurs; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Math, Interstitium Pseudoscience; Science or Fiction
4/7/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #664 - Mar 31 2018

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Emily Rosa; News Items: Vitamin C Myth, Atacama Mummy, Death by Apitherapy, New Views of Jupiter; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/31/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #663 - Mar 24 2018

What's the Word: Vagility; News Items: NASA's Hammer, ESP on CBS, Free Speech; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Meat Consumption; Science or Fiction
3/24/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #662 - Mar 17 2018

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Brenda Miller; News Items: Stephen Hawking Dies, The Brain's Predictive Coding, Daylight Savings Time, Fusion in 15 years?; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Duct Tape and Amelia Earhart; Science or Fiction
3/17/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #661 - Mar 10 2018

What's the Word: Heritable vs Inheritable; News Items: Not Too Many Too Soon, Lab Grown Meat, Seeing Around Corners, Opiods No Better; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/10/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #660 - Mar 3 2018

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Margaret Oakley Dayhoff; News Items: Low-Fat vs Low-Carb, Moa Genome, Superatomic Semiconductors, Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Meatleg Lives, Conspiracy Theorists; Science or Fiction
3/3/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #659 - Feb 24 2018

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Oscar Micheaux; News Items: Satellite Broadband, Superbrain Yoga, Video Game Violence; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Your Questions and E-mails: Cellulose and the Analemma; Science or Fiction
2/24/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #658 - Feb 17 2018

News Items: Win Against Homeopathy, Life Beneath the Ice, Illuminati, Cancer-Fighting Nanorobots; What's the Word: Presbyopia; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
2/17/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #657 - Feb 10 2018

What's the Word: Analemma; News Items: Falcon Heavy Launch, Egyptian Dinosaurs, Extragalactic Planets, Vulnerability to Fake News; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: GMOs and Glyphosate; Science or Fiction
2/10/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #656 - Feb 3 2018

Interview with Brian Dunning and Emery Emery; News Items: Portable DNA Sequencing, Alternative Treatment for Bears, Acoustic Tractor Beam, Super Blue Blood Moon; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Driverless Cars; Science or Fiction
2/3/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #655 - Jan 27 2018

Interview with Richard Saunders; What's the Word: Altricial; News Items: CES 2018, Space Lasers, Rainbow Dinosaur; Your Questions and E-mails: Denying Depression; Science or Fiction
1/27/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #654 - Jan 20 2018

Interview with Richard Wiseman; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Sophie Wilson; News Items: Black Death, Britt Hermes Lawsuit, Fake News Follow Up; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1/19/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #653 - Jan 13 2018

What's the Word: Eutrophication; News Items: Astronaut John Young Dies, Raw Water, Space X Loses Satellite, Human WiFi, Cancer Deaths Declining; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1/13/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #652 - Jan 6 2018

What's the Word: Hormesis; Predictions 2017; News Items: Protein Folding Breakthrough, Nitrate-Free Bacon, Donkey Hide Snakeoil, Science or Fiction
1/6/20180
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The Skeptics Guide #651 - Dec 30 2017

Year end review; Science 2017; Best and Worst of 2017; In Memoriam; Science or Fiction
12/29/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #650 - Dec 23 2017

What's the Word: Accretion; News Items:FDA Regulates Homeopathy, Pentagon UFO Videos, How the Flu Kills, CDC Word Hubbub; Who's That Noisy; Interview with Joe Nickel; Science or Fiction
12/23/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #649 - Dec 16 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Kathleen Drew-Baker; News Items: Space Policy Directive 1, Group Perception, Ticks Dinosaurs and Amber, Antarctic Extremophiles, Water Cloak; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Earthing; Science or Fiction
12/16/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #648 - Dec 9 2017

What's the Word: Digitigrade; News Items: Nearly Complete Hominid Skeleton, Before the Big Bang, The Causes of Science Denial, This is Your Head in a Particle Accelerator; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Chunking, Follow Up on Net Neutrality; Science or Fiction
12/9/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #647 - Dec 2 2017

Interview with Britte Hermes; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Hisako Koyama; News Items: Speciation Event Observed, UK Water Companies Use Dowsing, NET Neutrality, Interstellar Visitor; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
12/2/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #646 - Nov 25 2017

CSICon Special Recording, with Special Guest: George Hrab; Skeptical Ghost Stories; You Don't Know Me Bro; Science or Fiction
11/25/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #645 - Nov 18 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Mary Swartz Rose; News Items: Scientists' Warning, Smart Pills, Fact Checking on Facebook, Fast Electron Emissions; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: German; Science or Fiction
11/18/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #644 - Nov 11 2017

What's the Word: Ontology; News Items: Risks of Gluten Free, Wormholes, Reversing Cell Aging, Gadolinium Law Suits, Universal Flu Vaccine; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Lava Tubes; Science or Fiction
11/11/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #643 - Nov 4 2017

Live from CSICon 2017, with special guest, Dr. Rachael Dunlop; What's the Word: Epistemology; News Items: Halloween Bad Reporting, Skeptical Activism Down Under, Conspiracy Thinking, Lava Tubes on the Moon, T. rex Arms, Raccoon Intelligence, Millennials and Religion; Science or Fiction
11/4/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #642 - Oct 28 2017

Private SGU recording made at DragonCon 2017
10/25/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #641 - Oct 21 2017

What's the Word: Epicenter<br.News Items: Climate Sensitiity, More Gravitational Waves, Alleged Abductee Runs for Congress, DNA Evidence; Movie Review: Bladerunner 2049; Your Questions and E-mails: Thermos, Mindfulness; Science or Fiction
10/21/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #640 - Oct 14 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Frances Glessner Lee; News Items: Debunking Works, Mindfulness Pseudoscience, Columbus Myths, Missing Matter; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Thermos Physics; Science or Fiction
10/14/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #639 - Oct 7 2017

Interview with Pamela Gay; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Martin Jim Aitken; News Items: Nobel Prizes in Physiology, Physics and Chemistry; Rocket Travel; Science or Fiction
10/7/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #638 - Sep 30 2017

What's the Word: Cis-Trans; News Items: Chocolate Fungus, Mood Affects Flu Shot, Waking from Coma, International Moon Mission, Do Jellies Sleep; Who's that Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Celsius vs Fahrenheit; Science or Fiction
9/30/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #637 - Sep 23 2017

What's the Word: Polymorphism; News Items: Pirates Ruined the Metric System, New Global Warming Estimate, Quackademic Medicine, Conspiracy Theories are for Losers, Asteroid Mining; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Gravity Train, Space Junk; Science or Fiction
9/23/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #636 - Sep 16 2017

Interview with Massimo Pigliucci; What's the Word: Occult; News Items: Equifax Data Breach, Cassini Grand Finale, Larges Void in the Universe, Microplastics; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
9/16/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #635 - Sep 9 2017

Live from DragonCon 2017 with special guest Brian Brushwood; Special: Costumes at DragonCon; News Items: The Benefits of Vaccines, Conspiracy Personality, Hurricane Harvey, Oldest Hominin Footprints, Heavy Element Creation, More False Claims from Goop, Deorbiting Space Debris, Electric Car Legislation; Science or Fiction
9/9/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #634 - Sep 2 2017

What's the Word: Liminal; News Items: 40 Years of Voyager, Ichthyosaur, Strongest Resistive Magnet, GMO and Dunning Kruger, Banning Mention of Global Warming; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
8/31/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #633 - Aug 26 2017

Special Guest: Eran Segev; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Mary Baltz; News Items: Vitamins and Cancer, Panera Marketing Fear, Radio Dish Noise, Outcomes and Gay Marriage, Cyborg Bacteria; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Syzygy; Your Questions and E-mails: Farts; Science or Fiction
8/26/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #632 - Aug 19 2017

What's the Word: Eclipse Terminology; News Items: Concrete Gravity Trains, Backfire Effect, Polio Vaccines from Tobacco Plants, Antibiotic Resistance, Alternative Medicine Kills; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Atheist Study Follow up; Science or Fiction
8/19/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #631 - Aug 12 2017

Interview with Jeffrey Hall; What's the Word: Gestalt; News Items: Wiring Taste, Portable Neutrino Detector, Are Atheists Moral, Anthrax Killing Chimps; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Almonds; Science or Fiction
8/12/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #630 - Aug 5 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Mildred Dresselhaus; News Items: Tracking Asteroids, Vaccinating Pets, The Return of Laetrile, Robot Safecrackers; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Recursive; Your Questions and E-mails: Sonic Boom; Science or Fiction
8/5/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #629 - Jul 29 2017

In Memorium: Joe Novella; News Items: NFL Brains, Supersonic Flight, Soft Engines, Measles Vaccination, Moon Express; What's the Word: Parsimony; Science or Fiction
7/29/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #628 - Jul 22 2017

Interview with Michael Mann about climate change and what we can do about it.
7/22/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #627 - Jul 15 2017

Live from NECSS 2017; Guest Rogue: Richard Saunders; Greetings from the ISS; News Items: The One Law of Robotics, Eusaurophargis dalsassoi, Gravitational Waves and Extra Dimensions, Homeopathy Ban from Pharmacies, Illness from Placentophagy, Planck's Constant, Cleaver Therapy, Disrupting Microphones; What's the Word: Portmanteau; Dumbest Thing of the Week: Sex and DNA; Science or Fiction
7/15/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #626 - Jul 8 2017

Live Recording from NECSS 2017 with special guest: George Hrab; News Items: Glyphosate Update, Chimp vs Human Strength, Sub-2 Hour Marathon, NASA vs Goop; Skeptical Spoonerisms; Science or Fiction; Live Questions: LED Lights, SGU E-mails, Snopes.
7/8/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #625 - Jul 1 2017

Guest Rogue: Kavin Senapathy; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Virginia Apgar; News Items: Organic Effect, Hawking on Mars, Science in Court, Solar Eclipse; Science or Fiction
6/27/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #624 - Jun 24 2017

What's the Word: Nominal; News Items: Relational Reasoning in Computers, Big Bang Problems, Breatharians, Biodynamic Farming, Coconut Snakeoil; Questions and E-mails: Metabolism Follow Up; Science or Fiction
6/24/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #623 - Jun 17 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Breatrice Shilling; News Items: Deep Brain Stimulation, Fasting Exercise, The Sixth Extinction, Earliest Modern Human, Stars Born in Pairs; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Volatile; Questions and E-mails: CRISPR Follow Up; Science or Fiction
6/17/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #622 - Jun 10 2017

Movie Review - Alien: Covenant; News Items: Dinosaur Proteins Questioned, Another Gravitational Wave, Bigelow on Aliens, Don't Put Wasps Nests In Your Vagina; Who's That Noisy, Science or Fiction
6/6/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #621 - Jun 3 2017

Interview with Ed Stone; What's the Word: Epigenetics; News Items: Mandela Effect, Farming Land Use, Trump's Science Budget; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Bible Time Frame; Science or Fiction
6/3/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #620 - May 27 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Julius Youngner; News Items: Nature and Nurture of Numbers, Daryl Bem Follow Up, Smart Meter Hubbub; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Conceptual Penis; Science or Fiction
5/27/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #619 - May 20 2017

What's the Word: Degenerate; News Items: Are You Being Watched?, Mechanism Behind Dark Energy, Dinosaur Extinction, Rational Arguments for God?; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Indigenous Science, AI Follow Up; Science or Fiction
5/20/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #618 - May 13 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Lillian Gilbreth; News Items: Satellite Broadband, Anti-Vaccine Pseudoscience, Measles Outbreak, Giant Gas; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Confabulate; Your Questions and E-mails: Electric Universe; Science or Fiction
5/13/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #617 - May 6 2017

Interview with Marc Randazza; What's the Word: Exaptation; News Items: Exercise Metabolism, Earliest Humans in Americas, Cancer Evolution, David Young Update; Who's That Noisy, Science or Fiction
5/6/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #616 - Apr 29 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Peggy Whitson; News Items: Worms That Eat Plastic, Artificial Photosynthesis, Historical Jesus, Hobbit Update; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
4/29/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #615 - Apr 22 2017

What's the Word: Reovirus; News Items: Moisture Extinction, Life Without Oxygen, Mind Reading Hype, Alex Jones - Performance Artist; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Processed Food; Science or Fiction
4/22/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #614 - Apr 15 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Patricia Bath; News Items: Deep Life, Short and Long Term Memory, Flat Earth, Cassini's Grand Finale; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Convergent; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
4/15/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #613 - Apr 8 2017

What's the Word: Teleology; News Items: TM and Violence, Citizen Science and Planet 9, Tentacle Robot, Boeing Deep Space Plans, Death by Turmeric; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Doctors Prescribing Homeopathy; Science or Fiction
4/8/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #612 - Apr 1 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Jane Cooke Wright; News Items: Redrawing Dinosaur Clade, Bird Evolution, Elon Musk on AI, Smelling Breast Cancer; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Frisson; Science or Fiction
4/1/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #611 - Mar 25 2017

Guest Rogue: Joshie Berger; What's the Word: Factoid; News Items: Cybersecurity and Neuromorphic Chips, Chiropractic Quackery, ASMR; Special Reports: Animals in the Bible; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/25/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #610 - Mar 18 2017

What's the Word: Fractal; News Items: New Hominid Skulls, Solar Roadway Disaster, Dark Anti-Vax Conspiracies, Fast Radio Bursts and Aliens; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Tea and Coffee Follow Up; Science or Fiction
3/18/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #609 - Mar 11 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Valentina Tereshkova; News Items: The Science March, Giving Mars a Magnetic Field, Death of the Liberation Procedure, Supersolids; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Saturn V vs Falcon Heavy, Moving the Goalpost vs No True Scotsman; Science or Fiction
3/11/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #608 - Mar 4 2017

What's the Word: Homologous; News Items: Nightmare Robot, Returning to the Moon, Digital Age Brain Disorders, The ADHD Controversy; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Tinnitus Follow Up; Science or Fiction
3/4/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #607 - Feb 25 2017

Interview with Greg Dash; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Wang Zhenvi; News Items: Restoring Hearing, Smartphone Tricorder, Science of Smoking Bans, Seven Earth-like Exoplanets; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Pathology; Science or Fiction
2/25/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #606 - Feb 18 2017

Lawsuit Update; News Items: Monkey Mirror Test, Immigration and Crime, Human Embryo Editing, Mission to Europa; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Momentum in Sports; Science or Fiction
2/18/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #605 - Feb 11 2017

Interview with Acting FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen; What;s the Word: Impedance; News Items: Super Bowl Drones, GM Wheat, Security Chips; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
2/11/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #604 - Feb 4 2017

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Rudolf Diesel; News Items: Human Pig Chimera, Life Review Experience, Communicating with the Locked In, Homeopathic Teething Products, Metallic Hydrogen; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Centrifugal Force; Science or Fiction
2/4/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #603 - Jan 28 2017

Movie Review: Hidden Figures; News Items: Restricting Science Communication, Fish Scales, Another Bogus Acupuncture Study, Video Games and Violence; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Atom; Science or Fiction
1/28/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #602 - Jan 21 2017

Interview with James Randi; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Dorothy Andersen; News Items: E-Waste, IBM Predicts Future Tech, Returning to the Moon, Two Trillion Galaxies; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1/21/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #601 - Jan 14 2017

Interview with David Gorski; What's the Word: Parallax; News Items: Colliding Stars, Countering Fake News, Relaxing Music, A New Organ?; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Dino Tail Follow Up; Science or Fiction
1/14/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #600 - Jan 7 2017

Guest Rogue: George Hrab; In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher and Vera Rubin; Psychic Predictions; News Items: Motivated Reasoning, Deep Sea Discoveries; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
1/7/20170
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The Skeptics Guide #599 - Dec 31 2016

SGU 2016 Year in Review; Favorite Science News of 2016; Best and Worst of 2016; Skeptical Heroes and Skeptical Jackass of 2016, In Memorium; Science or Fiction
12/31/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #598 - Dec 24 2016

Interview with Brian Switek; Movie Review: Arrival; News Items: Better Outcomes from Female Doctors, Wet Ceres, Light from Anti-matter, Purple Food; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
12/24/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #597 - Dec 17 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Barbara Liskov; News Items: Trust of Scientists and GMOs, Cryogenic Energy Storage, Deorbiting Space Junk; What's the Word: In Situ; Your Questions and E-mails: Premium Gas, Porn Follow Up; Science or Fiction
12/17/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #596 - Dec 10 2016

Interview with Marty Klein; What's the Word: Phylogenetic; News Items: High Density Supercapacitors, Adaptation vs Evolution, Instacharge Scam; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
12/10/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #595 - Dec 3 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Maria Telkes; News Items: Fake News and Online Reasoning, Santa Myth, Farmer Ants, Diamond Batteries; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Endemic; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
12/3/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #594 - Nov 26 2016

What's the Word: Autopoiesis; News Items: Improving Photosynthesis, Turkey Domestication, EM Drive, Tweaking Mitochondria, Orca Evolving; Who's That Noisy, Science or Fiction
11/26/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #593 - Nov 19 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Percy Lavon Julian; News Items: FTC and Homeopathy, Stoern Liquidates, STDs Rising, Finding Antibiotics in the Genome; What's the Word: Isotropy; Your Questions and E-mails: P-hacking; Science or Fiction
11/19/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #592 - Nov 12 2016

What's the Word: Xerophile; News Items: Wireless Brain-Spine Interface, Arctic Ice, Quantum Time, Hydrinos and Cold Fusion, Male Birth Control Study; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Democratization of Knowledge; Science or Fiction
11/12/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #591 - Nov 5 2016

Interview with Brian Wecht; What's the Word: Relict; News Items: Expanding Universe Follow Up, Mystery Human Ancestor, Alaskan Lake Monster; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Memory, Halloween Candy Tampering; Science or Fiction
11/5/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #590 - Oct 29 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: David Young; News Items: Alien Signals, Patient Zero, Expanding Universe, Mars Probe Crash; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
10/29/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #589 - Oct 22 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Stanislav Petrov; News Items: Musk, Obama and Mars; Encyclopedia of Life; Science and Colonialism; Who's that Noisy; What's the Word: Taphonomy; Science or Fiction
10/22/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #588 - Oct 15 2016

Interview with David Pratt; What's the Word: Autophagy; News Items: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Chemistry, and Physics, Longevity Debate; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Healthy Foods; Science or Fiction
10/15/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #587 - Oct 8 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Rosa Smith Eigenmann; News Items: Hawaii Telescope Hubbub, Marijuana Changes the Brain, Brain Training and Power Poses, Listening to Experts; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: ultracrepidarian; Your Questions and E-mails: Net Metering; Science or Fiction
10/8/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #586 - Oct 1 2016

What's the Word: Apophenia; News Items: Europa Venting, Piezoelectric Roads, Unhackable, Change in Astrological Sign; Who's that Noisy; Science or Fiction
10/1/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #585 - Sep 24 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Mary Elizabeth Barber; News Items: Tardigrade Radiation Resistance, Resistant Lice, Evolving Bacteria, Moon Formation; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Superfecundation; Your Questions and E-mails: Lightning Strikes; Science or Fiction
9/24/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #584 - Sep 17 2016

Special Guest: Ian Harris; Special Report: Comedy and Skepticism; News Items: GMO Brinjal, Do Dogs Understand Language, FDA Bans Antibacterial Soap, Space X Explosion; What's the Word: Comorbidity; Science or Fiction
9/17/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #583 - Sep 10 2016

Guest Rogue Brian Brushwood; News Items: Lightning Reindeer Death, Space Train, Juno at Jupiter, Evolving Tasmanian Devils, Finding Galactic Missing Mass; What's the Word: Thanatosis; Science or Fiction
9/10/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #582 - Sep 3 2016

Interview with Seth Shostak; Forgotten Superheroes of Science:Peter Fleming; News Items: NASA One Year Mars Simulator, Muscle Confusion, Biofuels Study, Building Solar Panels on the Moon; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Glycolysis; Your Questions and E-mails: Exoplanet Gravity; Science or Fiction
9/1/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #581 - Aug 27 2016

What's the Word: Inquiline; News Items: Proxima Centauri b Confirmed, Anthropocene, World Wide Web 25, The Fight Against Pseudoscience, Pew Belief Poll; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
8/27/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #580 - Aug 20 2016

Interview with Fraser Cain; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Janet Rowley; News Items: Chemtrails, Supar Hyperactivity, Augmented Reality and Cognitive Load, Fifth Force; Who's that Noisy; What's the Word: Flocculation; Science or Fiction
8/20/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #579 - Aug 13 2016

Guest Rogue: David Gorski; What's the Word: Hypnagogia; News Items: Now You Don't See It, Piltdown Case Closed, Black Hole Back Door, Cupping at the Olympics, Other Olympic Pseudoscience; Dumbest Thing of the Week; Science or Fiction
8/13/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #578 - Aug 6 2016

Interview with Grant Richey; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Elizabeth Rona; News Items: Young Blood, Electroceuticals, Female Orgasm, Private Moon Mission; What's the Word: Mondegreen; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Nimrod and Edgy; Science or Fiction
8/6/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #577 - Jul 30 2016

What's the Word: Neotony; News Items: Vaxxed Lawsuit, Superatoms, Clone Follow Up, What's Cool; Who's That Noisy; Special Report: The Science of Race; Science or Fiction
7/30/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #576 - Jul 23 2016

Interview with Maria Cork; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Carlos Juan Finlay; News Items: Replications in Science, Single Atom Data Storage, The Connectome, HAARP, Bio Bot; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Estivation; Your Questions and E-mails: Snake Follow up, Archaic Words; Science or Fiction
7/23/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #575 - Jul 16 2015

What's the Word: Apoptosis; News Items: Solar Panel Impact, Ancient Supernovae, Kubrick Moon Landing Hoax, Neurasthenia, Tiny-Armed Dinosaur, New Dwarf Planet; Who;s That Noisy; Science or Fiction
7/16/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #574 - Jul 9 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Bryce Bayer; News Items: A Psychiatrist Falls for Exorcism, fMRI Validity, Juno at Jupiter, First Autonomous Car Fatality; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Paroxysmal; Your Questions and E-mails: Jet Fuel; Science or Fiction
7/9/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #573 - Jul 2 2016

What's the Word: Alluvium; News Items: MEND Protocol, The Cost of Carbon, China's New Supercomputer, Music Chills; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mail:Politics and Gun Control; Science or Fiction
7/2/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #572 - Jun 25 2016

Interview with Michael Marshall; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Mary Edwards; News Items: Electric Plane, Naturopathic Licensure, Black Holes and Dark Matter; What's the Word: Crepuscular; Science or Fiction
6/25/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #571 - Jun 18 2016

Guest Rogue: Richard Saunders; News Items: Kinked Nanotubes, Crossing the Blood-Brain Barrier, Gun Violence a Public Health Issue, Government Funding Pseudoscience, More Gravity Waves; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week, What's the Word: Eschatology; Science or Fiction
6/18/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #570 - Jun 11 2016

Interview with David Grossnickle; What's the Word: Iatrogenic; News Items: Universe Expanding Faster than Thought, Illusion of Choice, Is Hands Free Safer; Who's That Noisy; Dumbest Thing of the Week: Noel Edmonds; Your Questions and E-mails: Antibiotics in Mexico, Mythbuster Science; Science or Fiction
6/11/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #569 - Jun 4 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Andrew Benson; News Items: Cell Phones and Cancer Again, Total Bacterial Resistance, Bumble Bees Sense Electric Fields, What's Happening to our Oceans; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Cauliflory; Science or Fiction
6/4/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #568 - May 28 2016

Special Guests: Richard Wiseman and Hai-Ting Chinn; What's the Word: Autotomy; News Items: Watch Pseudoscience, Tabletop Particle Accelerators, GMO Sugar, Facebook News Algorithm, Blinking; Science or Fiction
5/28/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #567 - May 21 2016

SGU Live from NECSS with special guest: Bill Nye; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Cecilia Helena-Payne Gaposshkin; Dumbest Thing of the Week: Prince Charles and Homeopathy; News Items: Failure is an Option, Prosecuting Climate Change Denial, Lost Myan City, Why is Space 3D; What's the Word: Group Animal Names; Science or Fiction
5/21/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #566 - May 14 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Yvonne Brill; News Items: Growing Human Embryos, Overprescribing Antibiotics, Earth-sized Exoplanets, Mike Adams Slanders Skeptics; What's the Word: Amphidromic, Questions and E-mails: Muad'Dib; Science or Fiction
5/11/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #565 - May 7 2016

SGU 11 Year Anniversary; What's The Word: Propaganda; News Items: Repealing Canadian Science Censorship, Bulletproof Biohacking, Origin of Gravity Waves, Slime Mold Memory; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Talc and Cancer; Science or Fiction
5/7/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #564 - Apr 30 2016

Interview with Michael Whelan; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Annie Maunder; News Items: Zinc Flash at Conception, Plant Prion Memory, Parents Convicted in Toddler's Death; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Hyperthymesia; Science or Fiction
4/30/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #563 - Apr 23 2016

What's the Word: Geodesic; News Items: Neural Bypass, Dinosaur Extinction, Universe in the Lab, Genetic Superheroes; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
4/23/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #562 - Apr 16 2016

What's the Word: Homophily; News Items: Metal Foam, Pig Heart Transplants, Should We Hide from Aliens, Computer Artists; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Fishmato; Science or Fiction
4/15/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #561 - Apr 9 2016

What's the Word: words without English equivalents; News Items: Food Production, Swearing, Laser Propulsion; Who's That Noisy; Name That Logical Fallacy: Predictions; Your Questions and E-mails: Carter UFO Follow Up; Science or Fiction
4/9/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #560 - Apr 2 2016

Special Guest: Kevin Folta; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Dorothy Hodgkin; News Items: Ghosts in the Brain, Neuronal Feedback, Tribeca Pulls Anti-Vax Film, Minimal Genome, Vegetarians and Cancer; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Chemiosmosis; Science or Fiction
4/2/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #559 - Mar 26 2016

What's the Word: Equilux; News Items: Supernova Shock Wave, Desk Exercise, Angry Suns, Moderate Drinkers and Health; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Shouting Fire; Science or Fiction
3/26/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #558 - Mar 19 2016

Interview with Bruce Hood; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose; News Items: AI Assistant, Cryotherapy; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Sciolism; Your Questions and E-mails: Valsalva Revisited, Non-Newtonian Fluids; Science or Fiction
3/19/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #557 - Mar 12 2016

What's the Word: Thixotrophy; News Items: Overconfidence, AI vs Go Champion, Minority Report; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Piloting and Valsava; Name That Logical Fallacy; Science or Fiction
3/12/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #556 - Mar 5 2016

Guest Rogue: George Hrab; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Norman Borlaug; News Items: Uploading Memories, A Year in Space, Fast Radio Bursts, Imaging Alzheimer's Disease, Galaxy Symmetry; Who's That Noisy; Science or Fiction
3/5/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #555 - Feb 27 2016

Guest Rogue: Julia Galef; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Dr. Moona Hanna-Attisha; News Items: Air Pollution and Public Health, Mystery Moon Music, Gender Bias Among Programmers; Who's That Noisy; Special Report: Free Speech vs Social Justice; Science or Fiction
2/27/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #554 - Feb 20 2016

Interview with Kevin Folta; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Nikolai Vavilov; News Items: 14 Billion Year Memory, 3D Printing Body Parts, Eating Mammoth; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: David Suzuki; Science or Fiction
2/20/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #553 - Feb 13 2016

What's the Word: Pleochroism; News Items: Robotic Chef, Brain Electrodes, Diagnosing Cancer, Gravitational Waves; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: RFID; Science or Fiction
2/13/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #552 - Feb 6 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Lorna Wing; News Items: Concussions in the NFL, Zika Conspiracy, Planetary Defense System, Lab-Grown Meat; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word; Science or Fiction
2/6/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #551 - Jan 30 2016

Interview with SciBabe; What's the Word; News Items: The Viability of Conspiracies, The Aliens are Dead, Marvin Minsky, Probiotics Hype; Your Questions and E-mails: Fake Skeptic Scam; Science or Fiction
1/30/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #550 - Jan 23 2016

Interview with Craig Good; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Stephanie Louise Kwolek; News Items: Motorcycle Helmet Laws, Charlie Sheen HIV, Arctic Humans, Geckos and Spiderman; What's the Word: Agnatology; Science or Fiction
1/23/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #549 - Jan 16 2016

What's the Word: Algorithm; News Items: Bacterial vs Human Cells, GMO Labeling, Mites Run in the Family, Apple Car, Gravity Waves; Your Questions and E-mails: Corrections; Science or Fiction
1/16/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #548 - Jan 9 2016

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green; News Items: FTC Smacks Down Lumosity, Picky Eaters, New Elements; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Fugacity; Name That Logical Fallacy: Learning Styles; Science or Fiction
1/9/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #547 - Jan 2 2016

Psychic Prediction 2015; News Items: HIV Blood Donations, The Genetics of Intelligence, British Smiles; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word; Science or Fiction
1/2/20160
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The Skeptics Guide #546 - Dec 26 2015

2015 SGU Year in Review
12/26/20150
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The Skeptics Guide #545 - Dec 19 2015

Guest Rogue: Phil Plait; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: James West; Special Report: This Year in Astronomy; News Items: Evil Robots, Hunting for Planet X, Antidepressants and Autism, More Problems for Supplements; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Solar NIMBY; Science or Fiction
12/19/20150
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The Skeptics Guide #544 - Dec 12 2015

Interview with Michael Shermer; Forgotten Superheroes of Science-Caroline Herschel; News Items: More Free Energy, Storing Nuclear Waste, Gene Editing Ethics; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Consilience; Your Questions and E-mails: Frame Dragging; Dumbest Thing of the Week: Thimerosal Revisited; Science or Fiction
12/12/20150
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The Skeptics Guide #543 - Dec 5 2015

What's The Word: Hysteresis; News Items: Male and Female Brains, Bird and Human Voices, Driverless Cars, Deep Nonsense, A Ring for Mars; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Tardigrade Genome; Science or Fiction
12/5/20150
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The Skeptics Guide #542 - Nov 28 2015

What's the Word: Homeostasis; News Items: Universe Resolution, Scientific Consensus, Hobbit Update, Gene Drive in Mosquitoes, A Century of General Relativity; Your Questions and E-mails: Political Questions; Science or Fiction
11/28/20150
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The Skeptics Guide #541 - Nov 21 2015

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Birute Mary Galdikas; News Items: DOJ and Supplements, Armadillos and Leprosy, Sun Stole Mars' Atmosphere, Meier's Paris Predictions; What's the Word: Albedo; Your Questions and E-mails: Skeptical Hoaxes, Microgravity; Science or Fiction
11/21/20150
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The Skeptics Guide #540 - Nov 14 2015

Interview with Simon Singh; What's The Word: Formication; News items: Low Calories Sweeteners, Making Metals Stronger, JFK Hitman, Fossilized Brains; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Anxiety in Space, How Much Meat; Science or Fiction
11/14/20150
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The Skeptics Guide #539 - Nov 7 2015

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Andrea Ghez; News Items: Poop Power, Parallel Universe, Universe Simulation, 3D Printed Rhino Horns; Special Report: Science and Faith; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Indolent; Swindler's List: Ransomware; Science or Fiction
11/7/20150
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The Skeptics Guide #538 - Oct 31 2015

Interview with Dr. Dean Edell; Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Alice Hamilton; News Items: Red Meat and Cancer, Mega Poop, Tractor Beam, Whole Body Cryotherapy; Who's That Noisy; What's the Word: Canonical; Your Questions and E-mails: Tom Hanks and Cancer Quacks, Back to the Future Predicts 9/11; Science or Fiction
10/31/20150
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The Skeptics Guide #537 - Oct 24 2015

Forgotten Superheroes of Science: Maria Sibylla Merian; News items: Placebos Getting Stronger, Danish Zoo Hubbub, Oswald Backyard Photo, Mars via the Moon; Special Report: Back to the Future Day; Who's That Noisy; Your Questions and E-mails: Consoling Atheists; Science or Fiction