Big Picture Science – Got a Sweet Truth?: A Correction

December 28, 2014

Wapakoneta / A Correction click to listen Part 6 of Skeptic Check: Got a Sweet Truth?, featuring a listener’s correction of our pronunciation of Neil Armstrong’s birthplace, Wapakoneta, Ohio, in our Sounds Abound episode. (TRT 1:57)

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Big Picture Science – Got a Sweet Truth?: Michael Moss / Big Sugar

December 28, 2014

Michael Moss / Big Sugar click to listen Part 5 of Skeptic Check: Got a Sweet Truth?, featuring Michael Moss, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at The New York Times, and author of Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us. (TRT 15:17)

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Big Picture Science – Got a Sweet Truth?: John Sievenpiper / Not So Toxic

December 28, 2014

John Sievenpiper / Not So Toxic click to listen Part 4 of Skeptic Check: Got a Sweet Truth?, featuring John Sievenpiper, Knowledge Synthesis Lead of the Toronto 3D Knowledge Synthesis and Clinical Trials Unit of St. Michael’s Hospital at the University of Toronto, Canada, explaining how fructose isn’t the toxin that others claim. (TRT 5:27)

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Big Picture Science – Got a Sweet Truth?: James Ruff / Sugar in Mice

December 28, 2014

James Ruff / Sugar in Mice click to listen Part 3 of Skeptic Check: Got a Sweet Truth?, featuring James Ruff, biologist post-doc at The University of Utah, on his study showing sugar’s detrimental effects on mice. (TRT 7:03)

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Big Picture Science – Got a Sweet Truth?: Robert Lustig / Sugar Toxicity

December 28, 2014

Robert Lustig / Sugar Toxicity click to listen Part 2 of Skeptic Check: Got a Sweet Truth?, featuring Robert Lustig of the University of California, San Francisco, author of Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease. (TRT 11:37)

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Big Picture Science – Got a Sweet Truth?: Sugar 101

December 28, 2014

Sugar 101 click to listen Part 1 of Skeptic Check: Got a Sweet Truth?, featuring a brief intro to sugar. (TRT 2:35)

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Big Picture Science – Science Fiction True

December 21, 2014

Big Picture Science – Science Fiction True Don’t believe everything you see on TV or the movies. Science fiction is just a guide to how our future might unfold. It can be misleading, as anyone who yearns for a flying car can tell you. And yet, sometimes fantasy becomes fact. Think of the prototype cellphones […]

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Big Picture Science – Science Fiction True: Jeffrey Zacks / Movie Minds

December 21, 2014

Jeffrey Zacks / Movie Minds click to listen Part 4 of Science Fiction True, featuring Jeffrey Zacks, cognitive Neuroscientist at Washington University in St. Louis, and author of Flicker: Your Brain on Movies. (TRT 7:55)

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Big Picture Science – Science Fiction True: Jason Mark / Movie Doom

December 21, 2014

Jason Mark / Movie Doom click to listen Part 3 of Science Fiction True, featuring Jason Mark, editor of Earth Island Journal, discussing how doomsday scenarios in sci-fi often rely on the ability of humans to make their home elsewhere in the cosmos. (TRT 7:55)

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Big Picture Science – Science Fiction True: Rob Rhinehart / Soylent

December 21, 2014

Rob Rhinehart / Soylent click to listen Part 2 of Science Fiction True, featuring Rob Rhinehart, CEO and founder of Soylent, a complete meal in powdered form. (TRT 7:30)

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