Friday 7 June 2013
Christopher Lane talks to spiked about the new edition of the bible of psychiatry – ‘a legal document facilitating the medication of millions’.
Monday 29 December 2008
Dr Michael Fitzpatrick, author of Defeating Autism, talks to Helene Guldberg about how raising a child with autism can be made infinitely harder – emotionally, financially and practically – by the charlatanic ‘war on autism’.
Thursday 28 December 2006
Eve Herold on why we should take sides in the Stem Cell Wars, and cheer those scientists pushing the boundaries.
Friday 20 October 2006
Angela Patmore has been branded a ‘heartless bitch’ for her attack on the stress management industry. Calm down and get a life, she tells her critics.
Friday 2 June 2006
Leading researcher John Martin tells Helene Guldberg why it is morally justifiable to cause heart attacks in rats - and why he isn’t scared of animal rights extremists.
Monday 16 January 2006
Stephen Minger of King’s Stem Cell Biology Laboratory on the fall from grace of South Korean scientist Woo Suk Hwang.
Thursday 3 November 2005
The primatologist Frans de Waal says we should get in touch with ‘our inner ape’. Speak for yourself.
Monday 9 May 2005
Dick Taverne on why we need to defend the Enlightenment against dodgy science and ‘dogmatic environmentalists’.
Friday 8 April 2005
Vivienne Parry, author of The Truth About Hormones, questions whether chemicals control our destinies.
Friday 30 July 2004
Forget the scare stories, says Diarmuid Jeffreys, author of a history of aspirin – the little white pill is ‘one of the most amazing creations in medical history’.
Thursday 11 July 2002
Charles Leadbeater, author of Up the Down Escalator, talked to Helene Guldberg about the politics of pessimism.
Wednesday 22 May 2002
Francis Fukuyama talks about History after 11 September, human exceptionalism, Ritalin and Islam.
Thursday 24 January 2002
The ‘Skeptical Environmentalist’ Bjorn Lomborg tells Helene Guldberg how he has weathered the storm of reaction against him.