Who's That Noisy
- Answer to last week: Knife on glass
Interview with Zack Kopplin
- Louisiana student who is fighting back against creationism in his home state.
- The translator and voice of Skeptoid Chinese
Science or Fiction
Scientists have found functional quadruple helix DNA in humans. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21091066
In a 15-year follow up study of laparoscopic gastric banding for obesity, the longest study to date, the procedure was found to produce no significant long-term weight loss. http://www.monash.edu.au/news/show/gastric-banding-an-effective-long-term-solution-to-obesity
A new analysis finds that, as a source of electricity, current photovoltaics are about 30 times more land-use efficient than even the highest yield biofuel crops. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23268715
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
‘By doubting we all come at truth.’ – Cicero