This week the three amigos discuss a study that discredits gluten insensitivity, and gives evidence for a new player in town called FODMAPS. The gang discusses what are the best foods to eat, and who has the weakest diet – Jono and his lactose intolerance, or Raj and his vegetarianism. The Paper: “No Effects of Gluten […]Read more "Ep. 6 – Oops! I Did Eat a Grain!"
A study on mice leads the gang discusses the possibility of inheriting a specific fear from their parents. Joe’s fear of doors is finally explained, as is Jono’s aversion to bullets. Raj is terrified of spiders almost as much as scientific corrections once he admits there is a reconciliation of Darwinian and Lamarkian evolution. The […]Read more "Ep. 5 – Fear and Present Danger"
In this episode, the dream team carefully discuss how men have to spend more money in a relationship without trying to appear sexist. Jono describes how his frugality helps him get women when in predominantly female cities. Raj insists that gender roles are not real. Joe is uncomfortable by Raj and Jono’s Ph.D.-measuring contest. The Paper: The […]Read more "Ep. 4 – It’s a Man’s World (so Spend More Money)"
In this episode, Joe is out of NY, presumably because of the recent arrival of Ebola in the city. The dream team still come together to discuss the original paper that described the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, which is now an outbreak in several countries in West Africa. We talk about whether Craig Spencer was […]Read more "Ep. 3 – Bowling for Ebola"
With Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson in the news for child abuse, the dream team looks at the scientific evidence on the impacts of spanking on children and discover findings that are slightly different than public perception and main stream psychology. We also discover the underlying cause of Jono’s anger problems… The paper: […]Read more "Ep. 2 – Spanks for the Memories"
This year, the Higgs Boson was discovered at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. The dream team discusses what in God’s name the God particle actually is and what it does, and what it means for us that we found it. Mostly, it involves us trying to decipher particle physics jargon and Raj explains how […]Read more "Ep. 1 – OMGod Particle!"