The Reality Check #56: Umami/MSG + Ray Hyman Interview + Baldness Myth

Xander explains the origins of the 5th taste Umami and the safety of MSG, Jon interview Ray Hyman at TAM7, and Darren debunks the myth that baldness skips a generation.

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Show Notes
Umai
Umami on Wikipedia
Review of Alleged Reaction to Monosodium Glutamate and Outcome of a Multicenter Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study

Ray Hyman
Articles Published in Skeptical Inquirer
PBS Dowsing Video

Bladness Myth
Straight Dope

Wikipedia

 

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