Who's That Noisy
- Answer to last week: QH4
Interview with Sanal Edamaruku
Science or Fiction
Scientists have identified a blood test that can identify those at increased risk for suicide. http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/352601/description/Blood_marker_may_predict_suicide
A recent study finds that heavy rains in Australia over 2010-2011 actually caused global sea levels to drop measurably. http://www2.ucar.edu/atmosnews/news/10090/global-sea-level-rise-dampened-australia-floods
Breeders have produced a variety of chicken that lays cholesterol-free eggs. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/news/pressreleases/2013/august/unscrambling-the-genetics-of-the-chickens-blue-egg.aspx
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
”It is morally as bad not to care whether a thing is true or not, so long as it makes you feel good, as it is not to care how you got your money as long as you have got it” - Edmund Way Teale in ’Circle of the Seasons’, quoted by Carl Sagan in ’The Demon-haunted World’.