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Featured Events

Skeptics in the Pub Social
Skeptics in the Pub Social
Dr Duncan's, St John's Lane
Alistair Coleman - Disinformation, Dictators and Propaganda
Alistair Coleman - Disinformation, Dictators and Propaganda
The Casa, 29 Hope Street

Latest Podcasts

Episode #380

Skeptics with a K Alice looks at the promotion of platelet-rich plasma for ‘ovarian rejuvenation‘, and Marsh digs into media reports that Jeremy Clarkson has been voted Britain's sexiest man. Meanwhile, Mike helps Emma running around Lake Windermere and the team marvels at the Northern Lights.

Episode #054 - Live from QED 2023

InKredulous Episode 54 of our satirical, skeptical comedy podcast recorded live at QED 2023. Appearing alongside host Andy Wilson are Jordan Holmes, Cara Santa Maria, and Michael Marshall.

Episode #083 - Nyjon Eccles

Be Reasonable Marsh is joined by functional medicine doctor Nyjon Eccles to talk about the controversial thermographic cancer screening scans, and why he feels cancer patients would benefit from a functional medicine approach of nutritional support.

The Skeptic

Agri-tech: will technology help or hinder food production and animal welfare?
By Robyn Lowe,

In the last decade, the UK's agricultural sector has invested heavily in new technology - "agri-tech" - in an effort to improve efficiency, while protecting animal welfare

The post Agri-tech: will technology help or hinder food production and animal welfare? appeared first on The Skeptic.

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