In this episode of The Pseudo Scientists, the official podcast of the Young Australian Skeptics, Belinda, Rachael, Richard and I discuss the chemical ghost of a 120 million year-old bird, a vaccine against obesity (and why it might not be such a good idea) and a fascinating exploding star. Plus, Belinda interviews astronomer Dr. Lisa Harvey-Smith about the Square Kilometre Array telescope.
This week’s “Houston, We Have A Problem” clip is Djehuty Ma’at-Ra of Dhealthstore.com explaining how to prevent yourself from dying a seaweedless death via mobile phone
For the picture of the exploding carbon star, visit the New Scientist article referenced in the episode.
For a range of references on the effectiveness of Kinesio tape, see the Wikipedia page for elastic therapeutic tape.
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