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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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