Episode 11 – Attack of the Goop

Gwyneth Paltrow can sell an $85 bag of crystals that can treat infertility? Unfortunately the over 1.8 million monthly readers of her website are buying it up with a lack of full scientific disclosure. Jason Tetro, widely known as The Germ Guy, speaks about the challenges with the public’s understanding of science, conflicting studies and using small amounts of science to sell a product, as Gwyneth does so well. He discusses the need for more educators in all areas of science and how you (yes, you!) play a part in his mission to communicate science accurately.

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