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Skeptoid

Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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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 #472: Lysenko and Lesser Science Grifters

June 23rd, 2015

Episode 496 of 579 episodes

Agriculture whiz-kid Trofim Lysenko took over Soviet biology by mixing Stalin-pleasing pseudoscience and communist doctrine, with disastrous results

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