Episode 116 - String Theory, Psychological Diversity, and Punching a Nazi

For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: How much does watching TV influence young children? What could happen when we start editing human DNA? Why is String Theory called a “theory?” Is it ok to punch a Nazi?

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How much does watching TV influence young children?

Media Effects on Children’s Social and Moral Development

What could happen when we start editing human DNA?

Seveneves

Why is String Theory called a “theory?”

The Asymptotic Fidelity of Words - The Liturgists Podcast

Is it ok to punch a Nazi?

https://canipunchnazis.com

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