Episode #117

News Items

    Interview with Mark Crislip

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    Race and Intelligence

    • My boyfriend is unfortunately somewhat racist and is trying to ‘prove’ to me that white people are ‘better’. Here is the story he sent me.http://news.independent.co.uk/sci_tech/article3067222.eceIs this scientist credible? Do you really think that they can find differences in genes?Jennifer LambChattanooga, TN

    Science or Fiction

    • Item #1 Science

      A new review of research concludes that honey is an effective treatment for wound healing.

    • Item #2 Fiction

      Researchers have developed a method for converting buckwheat honey into biofuel which they claim is more efficient than corn or even sugar cane based biofuel.

    • Item #3 Science

      Honey never spoils, and in fact honey was found sealed in jars in Egyptian tombs and was still edible.

    Skeptical Quote of the Week.