Journalist and author Michael Brooks discussed anomalous aspects of science, which he has chronicled in his book, 13 Things That Don't Make Sense. Among the mysteries he touched on:
Placebo Effect— Belief may release chemicals in the brain that make you feel better.
Brooks also spoke about the nature of science, and tests being conducted at CERN with the Large Hadron Collider.
Bumper music from Wednesday August 20, 2008
David Elkington told the story of the Jordan Codices, which could rewrite Biblical history. Followed by Open Lines in the latter half.