TRC #280: Fahrenheit + Do Cats Care About Their Owners + Aloe Vera

catWith Darren away getting hipper, former TRC host Jon Abrams fills in to ensure that your weekly dose of skepticism is delivered. Jon starts off the show with a segment on the interesting history of the Fahrenheit temperature scale. Next Adam looks into whether cats actually care about their owners. Pat closes things off by covering whether aloe vera is an effective treatment for burns.

 

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SHOW NOTES

Fahrenheit

˚F Facts

Frigometric Mixture

Daniel Fahrenheit

Cats

Stunning new research: cats recognize their owners voices – but don’t much care – Why evolution is true

Vocal recognition of owners by domestic cats (Felis cats) – Springer

Study backs up what owners already know: Cats don’t care – io9

How attached are cats to their owners?

Aloe Vera

National Institute of Health:  Aloe Vera

Wikipedia:  Aloe Vera

Efficacy of Aloe Vera; A Systematic Review

PubMed:  Efficacy of Aloe Vera

PubMed:  Aloe Vera and Wound Healing

 

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