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November 2017
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Cancer Cures: Are we nearly there yet? – Dr Alice Howarth

November 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, 163-157 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3EW United Kingdom
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One in two of us will suffer with cancer in our lifetime and almost all of us have some experience of the disease. But do we really know what cancer is and how we can work towards a cure? Is a cure even possible? And how can we arm ourselves with the right information to help us prevent and treat cancer? Alice is a researcher who has worked in the Institute of Translational Medicine at the University of Liverpool with…

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Dave! Dave! Dave! Dave! Dave!

200th Event Special: #Dave: Literally the Best Magician

November 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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It’s a landmark event for Glasgow Skeptics as we hit an amazing milestone of 200 events. As such, it’s time to celebrate with something special. There WILL be cake, and there will be #Dave … Is Dave Literally the Best Magician? He certainly thinks so and intends to spend an hour proving it. Working through every genre of Magic, Dave hopes to 'one up' the classics of conjuring. Ok, enough of this third person charade. I'm doing a Magic show. It'll be…

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Glasgow Skeptics View & Review: An interactive critique of documentary nonsense

November 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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Come join us for a special interactive event where we give YOU a chance to show us what you’ve got in your skeptical toolkit! We’re going to watch a ‘documentary’ that was made by a prominent Christian apologist … and stop at appropriate points along the way for some critical analysis: Identify the logical fallacies! Highlight the misuse of statistics! Spot the barefaced lies! Wade through the mistakes! Scratch your head in bemusement! Full details will be revealed on the…

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December 2017

Glasgow Skeptics visit Cafe Scientifique: What is in your genes?

December 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, 163-157 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3EW United Kingdom
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So we don't have an official Glasgow Skeptics event on this date ... but our friends over in Cafe Scientifique have got something to tickle your fancy instead. This month's topic: What is in your genes? The first human genome sequence was completed in 2003. It was a remarkable project involving thousands of researchers from all over the world. It took 13 years to complete and cost something in the region of three billion dollars. Extraordinary progress in DNA sequencing…

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