Tag Archives: china

Malaria Medicine from Chinese Herbs

There’s a common refrain you’ll find on Skeptoid blog entries about traditional out alternative medicines: “Alternative medicine that works is just called medicine.” A lot of this stuff comes from supposedly ancient Chinese treatments of questionable derivation. One recent example … Continue reading

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Common Myths About Space – Revealed

I can remember being fascinated with space ever since I was a very young child. The first thing I did when we got our elementary school science text books was flip to the part about the planets so I could … Continue reading

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Skeptoid Podcast Now Available in Mandarin Chinese

In a major expansion, the Skeptoid science podcast, in English since 2006, is now available in Mandarin on the Chinese iTunes Store and at http://skeptoid.com.cn. This effectively triples the potential listener base, making the award winning show available to more … Continue reading

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