060 - Do Artificial Sweeteners Cause Glucose Intolerance?

In this week's episode of the Beta Sandwich Science Podcast we discuss a Nature paper hot off the presses that suggest that Artificial Sweeteners (in particular Saccharin) leads to glucose intolerance in mice and humans, and this may increase your risk of Type II Diabetes.  We also talk about how micro-RNAs can change the sex of adult flies.  Finally, we ask the question, "Should failed research be published in an effort to broaden our scientific knowledge and to prevent needless replication of experiments?" 

Cool graphic detailing the relative sizes of telescopes over the past 100 years