Dylan Todd joins the team, along with Aline Sandouk, Marc Toral, and Cory Christensen to talk about magic. Specifically, whether there is a role for it in medicine. How far should we go in accepting the unknown as valid in treating sick people and in medical research? Complementary medicine, the placebo effects, cochlear implants, many drugs…all (maybe? usually? not always?) work but we don’t always know why or how.
Also, we discuss how data from fitness wearables have been used in court recently as evidence. Meanwhile, Facebook thinks Marc is into endurance tickling contests, and Aline and her partner seem to be down with that.
- Margic Has a Place In Medicine
- Fitbit data just undermined a woman’s rape claim
- FBI admits flaws in hair analysis over decades (we said it was genetic testing in the show, but we were wrong).
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