The Reality Check – Episode 15 – JFK Assassination, Pesticides+Cancer, and the Brain+Evolution

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This week the crew discuss the 45th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination (and the lingering conspiracy theories), the science of pesticides and cancer (should you worry?), and the inaugural episode of “as if you need more evidence for evolution”.

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Show Notes

Show Notes:

JFK Assassination:
MSNBC Article about simulation
Purdue University Press Release Calling For End of Conspiracy Theories About JFK
Massive site debunking JFK Conspiracies
Vincent Bugliosi’s book ‘Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy’

Pesticides and Cancer:
Globe and Mail article

Pesticide Regulation in Canada

Pesticide Free Naturally Campaign

Health Canada on Pesticide safety

Brain and Evolution:
Michael Anderson
Evolution of Cognitive Function via Redeployment of Brain Areas paper

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