Episode #596

News Items

Who's That Noisy

  • Answer to last week: Jet landing on aircraft carrier

Interview with Marty Klein

  • https://www.amazon.com/His-Porn-Her-Pain-Confronting/dp/1440842868/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1477688791&sr=1-1&keywords=his+porn%2C+her+pain

Science or Fiction

  • Item #1 Science

    In a new study over half of subjects tested were made to falsely remember events that never happened. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161207101433.htm

  • Item #2 Science

    Scientists have developed a technique for magnetically pulling bacteria out of blood as a potential treatment for sepsis. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-12/sflf-b120716.php

  • Item #3 Fiction

    Researchers have developed what they are calling “super premium” gasoline which has 50% more energy density than regular gasoline. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161207140744.htm

Skeptical Quote of the Week

‘To change is always seeming fickleness. But not to change with the advance of science is worse; it is persistence in error.’ James Dwight Dana, System of Mineralogy 1837, Yale professor. submitted by listener Jan McKae from Rochester NY