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Getting Away With Murder (Because It’s Christmas)

Every Christmas the Science for the People team digs into our back catalogue and plucks out one of our favourites to rebroadcast over the holiday. This year, we’ve pulled one …

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Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities, Ethics, Control, and Jobs

Whether you want to talk science fiction or the possibilities of our real-world future, artificial intelligence is a hot topic right now. People of all types are talking about it, …

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On Setting The “Universal Sex Difference” Bar Way Too Low

This post was co-written by Veronica Berglyd Olsen and Will Robertson. Studies about brains, gender, and sex always seem to make headlines somewhere. Recently, the Washington Post and many other …

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Global Quickies: Tampon Tax, Anti-GMO Bomb Attacks, and a Guardian Angel for Easy Parking

GERMANY “German police have arrested five members of a South Korean family suspected of beating to death a 41-year-old woman in a religious exorcism ritual in a hotel room.” EUROPEAN …

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Are All Invasive Species Really So Bad?

We humans sure do like to organize things into categories. One of those category partitions is “belongs” and “doesn’t belong”. More often than not, the things we point at and …

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Science Proves Some People Are Immune to Deepak Chopra’s Bullshit

I came across a study this week from the University of Waterloo with a title that is clearly in the running for Best Study Title Ever: “On the Reception and …

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Gifts & Reciprocity, AKA: No Strings Attached?

In this week’s show we did our annual “best of this year’s science books” with the lovely John Dupuis of Confessions of a Science Librarian and Mary Brock, Skepchick’s book …

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How Gut Bacteria Drastically Affect Your Blood Sugar (But Not Your Weight)

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: A cool new study has just been published by researchers in Israel who found that when it comes to the food …

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