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CELL PHONES DON’T CAUSE CANCER

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: CELL PHONES STILL DON’T CAUSE CANCER. Okay? Cell phones. Do not. Cause. Cancer. Usually I like to mess around, and build …

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OK Cupid Users Doxed in the Name of Science!

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: If you used OK Cupid between November 2014 and March 2015, congratulations! You may have been the unwitting subject of an …

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“The Biggest Loser” Study Doesn’t Prove Weight Loss is Impossible!

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: When weight loss is in the news, it inevitably revolves around the idea that it’s impossible to do, or if you …

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Bad Science: Circumcision Doesn’t Reduce Sensitivity?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Male infant circumcision continues to be a hot topic here in the United States, with people on one side of the divide arguing …

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This 28-Year-Old Vegan Master Distiller Is Pretty Much Our Favorite Woman Ever

Marianne Barnes encompasses everything we love here at Skepchick: science, nerdery, women kicking ass, and booze. As the first female master Kentucky bourbon distiller at 28 years old, she’s an …

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Wine Flaws: Send It Back or Suck It Up?

One of the most intimidating aspects of wine can be the prospect of sending back flawed wine in a restaurant. It’s an understandable anxiety inducer: You’re in a fancy public …

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Does T. Gondii Really Create “Crazy Cat Ladies”?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! By now, most people have heard of toxoplasma gondii, the parasite that turns people into crazy cat ladies. At least, that’s the view …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Scholarly Journal Edition

This week’s bad chart comes from none other than the prestigious peer-reviewed journal Cell, in an article titled “Regulators of Gut Motility Revealed by a Gnotobiotic Model of Diet-Microbiome Interactions …

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