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Skeptoid

Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Social Sciences 14

Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.

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Skeptoid #230: DDT: Secret Life of a Pesticide

November 2nd, 2010

Episode 246 of 581 episodes

DDT has been banned for its environmental effects like eggshell thinning, but this must be weighed against its life saving potential for malaria victims.

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