Radio Freethinker

Vancouver's Number 1 Skeptical Podcast and Radio Show

Show notes for Episode 50

Posted by Ethan Clow on February 17, 2010

Radio Freethinker episode 50 – Skeptical news, email on influencing water with thought, is peer review all its made up to be?

Song: King Tut by Steve Martin

Skeptical news:

King Tut and here.

New Northern Migration theory

Church of England Decides Science and Religion Compatible

Psuedoscientific Research & Peer Review

-peer review abused to keep innovative stem cell research from being published – http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/57130/
-is peer review useful? maybe, maybe not – http://cameronneylon.net/blog/peer-review-what-is-it-good-for/
-Ben Goldacre on Elsevier, Medical Hypotheses, AIDS Denialism – http://www.badscience.net/2009/09/medical-hypotheses-fails-the-aids-test/
-Wiki on Medical Hypotheses: the proudly non-peer-reviewed journal – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_Hypotheses
-Elsevier considering mandating review of papers submitted to medical hypotheses – http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/57121/

The Society for Psychical Research: peer-reviewed research into pseudoscientific claims since the 1800’s – “human experiences that challenge contemporary scientific models.” – http://www.spr.ac.uk/main/
-Journal of Parapsychology: http://www.rhine.org/researchjournal.htm
-Homeopathy Journals: Homeopathy http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/623042/description#description
-NJH http://www.njhonline.com/
-AJHM http://www.homeopathyusa.org/journal/
-PEARLab http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princeton_Engineering_Anomalies_Research_Lab

Skeptical Highlights

Epigenetics Talk by Dr. Samantha Beck

Vancouver Skepticamp 2010

Free Speech talk by Don McLenaghen

Special Reminder: Radio Freethinker will not air on CiTR on February 23rd, you can listen to episode 51 here on http://www.radiofreethinker.com Stay tuned for more information!

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