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Why do Russian female weightlifters gobble stanozolol?  Are men genetically-driven to rule the remote?  And just what form of cryogenics keeps Dick Clark looking so young?  These are just some of the scientific questions that Dr. Joe could lay to rest, if he wasn't so busy answering the burning questions that are on your mind, and his.
Dr. Joe has the answers to all of your questions about the chemistry of everyday life. Plus interviews galore with leading scientists from around the world. 

Talk to the man behind the lab-coat.  And click on http://www.oss.mcgill.ca/ anytime.

The Dr. Joe Schwarcz Show. Sundays at 3:00 on Montreal's News Talk Radio, CJAD 800.

Email me at: joe.schwarcz@mcgill.ca


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    One of the greatest triumphs of medicine has been the successful treatment of many bacterial infections with antibiotics. Innumerable lives have been saved, but as usual, there is a but. Read More
  • Genetically Modified Fears

    Ignorance breeds fear. For a classic example we have to look no further than genetically modified foods. What a tempest in a teapot! And the teapot is just where that noted scientific icon, who in all modesty has anointed herself as the “Food Babe,” is looking. Read More
  • Exoplanets

    I’ve long been fascinated by space travel. I think I was first turned onto the idea back around 1957 with one of the first television shows I remember watching. “Rocky Jones, Space Ranger” was a kind of space policeman who would blast off from Earth and travel to other heavenly bodies where wicked aliens needed to be taken care of. Read More