Episode #418

News Items

    Interview with James Randi and Jamy Ian Swiss

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    Science or Fiction

    • Item #1 Science

      Scientists have successfully transplanted insulin-producing islet cells from one species to another which survived without the use of immunosuppressive drugs.

    • Item #2 Science

      For the first time astronomers have identified the color of an exoplanet – a blue world that may get its color from raining glass.

    • Item #3 Fiction

      Researchers report they have successfully treated a genetic disorder in two patients by deliberately infecting them with HIV.

    Skeptical Quote of the Week.

    ‘If you strip the horrors of history from history, the flip side of that is you strip the nobility of rising above such horrors.’ - Perry DeAngelis