Chemotherapy through the blood brain barrier, parasitic worms that affect fertility, the flu vaccine’s effectiveness over time, and a trial of HPV tests vs pap smears.
Recorded live at Surfcoast Skepticamp at Airey’s Inlet, we talk about a star that buzzed Earth, skin damage when you’re not in the sun, a bad study on fluoride, the medical marijuana debate, and gerbils spreading the black plague.
HIV getting less deadly, successful test flight of Orion, alcohol evolution, Ebola survivor blood transfusions and plastic that breaks down in UV light.
Mice that inherit memories, crowdfunding, comet ISON and the oldest human DNA. Plus male contraceptives, and China sends a rover to the moon.
Name the Virus, galloping dung beetles, genes for facial features, replaying birdsongs is bad, and racial differences in HPV vaccine effectiveness.