While contracting an infectious disease is the last thing you’d expect when tucking into a healthy frozen snack, as recent headlines across the nation can attest, this is reality – imported foods can bring imported viruses with them. In this case, it was hepatitis A.
The scientific approach to experimentation aims to be exact: the reproducibility of the experiment is crucial to determining whether the conclusions are accurate. Everything is measured precisely and notes are meticulously taken on how exactly the results came about. To achieve these great heights in scientific reproducibility, the equipment is pretty fan-dangled.
The Pseudoscientists Episode 99 — Lab meat, superheroes and growing up Jewish, with Shelley Segal and Ted Janet
Jack and special guest Ted Janet revisit lab-grown meat, and then interview Shelley Segal about her and Ted’s graphic anthology project “Balaclava Junction”, about growing up in a Jewish community in Melbourne (plus a song!), and Question of the Week looks at superheroes and which ones are most scientifically unrealistic!
You cannot exaggerate over the Internet, you cannot use sarcasm, and you cannot deploy analogies, because they are simply lost on people. So in the plainest of words, I will say: marketers, you’ve won. We often talk down our dear, advertising…
This is my biggest bone to pick. This is the issue that gets me going. This is the issue that makes me want to contract rabies and tear muscle from bone, juices from brain, and — despite my love for animals — chicken head…
The Pseudoscientists Episode 82 — Atheist smugness, long-lasting effects of malnutrition, sugary soft drinks, and skeptical superstitions
Jack, Sarah and Tom step into their fancy new studio at SYN to talk about smug atheists, malnutrition and the health effects of eating too much sugar. Jargonauts defines “isomer”, and we take a look at yours and our skeptical superstitions.
Nothing good has ever come of chemistry. From the toxic gases that slaughtered billions in World War I, II and III, to the toxic liquids pumped into our innocent, crying children daily under the pretence of “vaccination” and “public health”,…
Due to podcast homelessness this week, Tom, Rachael and Jack sit down in Melbourne’s Royal Botanical Gardens and have a chat (over dip, cheese, biscuits and olives) about Tom’s recent American/Mexican adventures, memory, the movie “Antz”, and a great script idea involving the immune system.