084 - Why Dr. Oz and The 'Food Babe' Are Dangerous For Science

On this week's episode of the Beta Sandwich Science Podcast we discuss (1) How the scorpion protein Chlorotoxin can be used to identify brain tumors during surgery; (2)  How a polio/rhino virus chimera is being used to treat glioblastomas; (3) Whether or not we should be permanently altering our germ line; and (4) The bad science of Dr. Oz and the Food Babe.

 There is no better place on the internet for science graphics.  Informative and fun.  I could spend hours on this website!  http://www.compoundchem.com/

 There is no better place on the internet for science graphics.  Informative and fun.  I could spend hours on this website!  http://www.compoundchem.com/

Karolina going to her 80's party

Karolina going to her 80's party

Scott at an 80's party (circa 2000)

Scott at an 80's party (circa 2000)