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Where’s My Lab-grown Meat?

Where’s My Lab-grown Meat?

21 August 2013 by Gem Newman

Where’s My Jetpack is an occasional segment on Life, the Universe & Everything Else, a podcast produced by the Winnipeg Skeptics and the Humanists, Atheists, and Agnostics of Manitoba. This segment will air on 25 August 2013, as part of Episode 64. For decades now, scientists have been promising us untold marvels, from jetpacks to […]

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A win-win proposition

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

09 January 2011 by Melany Hamill

Hello Skeptifans. I hope you had a wonderful, critical thinking filled weekend. Todays collection of stories is a nice batch of Wins! Turning stem cells into snake oil Lorne found this Win in the Globe and Mail. From disease treatments to beauty creams, stem cell technology is being touted as a miracle cure. While researchers […]

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epic win

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

24 October 2010 by Melany Hamill

Hello Skeptifans.  I hope that many of you were able to attend a SkeptiCamp event yesterday. We had a blast in Vancouver, expect a blog post very soon! Now, it would seem that not everyone loves Lolcats as much as me, so this week I’ll change things up a bit. Should we question the fluoridation […]

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Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

Skeptic Fails and Wins This Week

01 August 2010 by Melany Hamill

Good morning skeptics and skepti-curious folks.  I can’t believe it’s August already! As this post goes up I will be enjoying the colorful Vancouver Pride Parade, and appreciating how lucky I am to be living in a country where hundreds of thousands of people will be out supporting this event.  But, despite the beautiful weather this weekend, I didn’t […]

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