And why the University of Guelph appears indifferent to allegations against its star professor
June 20, 2022
#790 The Dubious Botanist
Steven Newmaster, a botany professor, once shone a light on the nutritional supplement industry and called them frauds. Now, the light is being shone on him by his colleagues. And boy, buckle up because this story is a wild ride.
June 20, 2022
#368 The Marijuana Experiment
In 1972, the government funded an absurd study to measure the impact of cannabis on productivity.
May 3, 2021
#70 Journalism vs. Science
The Toronto Star's HPV fail reveals a wider problem: the journalists who inform us about science are increasingly scientifically illiterate.
February 15, 2016
#101 Anne Kingston
How will we know how bad things have gotten when most of the records have been erased? Anne Kingston discusses how Canada has thrown its data in the dumpster and become an international cautionary tale.
December 17, 2015
#24 Muzzled Scientists/Harper Pulls Out
Evidence For Democracy's Executive Director Dr. Katie Gibbs on the muzzling of federal government scientists and Stephen Harper's withdrawal from the consortium's federal leaders debate.
May 20, 2015
#45 Dan Riskin On Science In The Media
How is the press supposed to cover science in a country where the government stifles research that conflicts with its policies?