Jan 31, 2017
Jonathan interviews York University librarian John Dupuis on former Prime Minister Stephen Harper's War on Science. In light of recent actions by the Trump administration in the US, what lessons can American scientists learn from Canada's own struggle against a federal government that gagged its own scientists?
Jan 26, 2017
Our full interview with Vox.com’s Julia Belluz, health reporter. How did a prominent Canadian media fail the public while covering the HPV vaccine; the philosophy behind Vox.com; the public’s perception of mainstream journalism; Zika versus Ebola; how journalists should cover pseudoscientists; and ISIS… sort of.
Jan 19, 2017
Are energy drinks the answer to staying awake? Or are they harmful cans of poison? Or is this a false dichotomy? Our man-on-the-street finds out that Canadian students, on top of being polite, really care about their health. Plus: Vox.com reporter Julia Belluz on one of the most embarrassing Canadian science headlines,...
Jan 5, 2017
Jonathan interviews three alternative health practitioners: a sound healer, a Reiki master, and a BodyTalker. Through these conversations, he seeks to find out how they came to believe that these practices worked and what, if anything, would change their mind.