Episode #137

News Items

    CECTIC Skeptical Cartoon

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    • Hey guys,Love the show. It has helped me to greatly improve my ‘bullshit detector’ (or perhaps ‘woo-detector’ is more appropriate) Anyway,i was wondering if you could take a look at this article. It’s kinda sad. Is any of this true? Are the ice caps on Mars really melting? Maybe you could point out the logical fallacies.Thanks,Keep up the great work!Rorie O’ConnorIrelandp.s. Is Rebecca single? www.sltrib.com/news/ci_8425271

    Science or Fiction

    • Item #1 Science

      A new study shows a moth can remember what it learned as a caterpillar

    • Item #2 Science

      Cannibalism may have killed Neanderthals by spreading a mad cow-like disease

    • Item #3 Fiction

      Influenza viruses bind together more readily in cold temperatures thus explaining why the Flu is more prevalent in the winter

    Skeptical Quote of the Week.

    ‘There is a single light of Science and to brighten anywhere is to brighten it everywhere’ – Isaac Asimov