Skeptics with a K
Summary: Skeptics with a K is the podcast for science, reason and critical thinking from the Merseyside Skeptics Society. We are a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of scientific skepticism on Merseyside, around the UK and internationally.
Revitalising water, respiratory tract infections, homeopathy, and unnecessary antibiotics. Plus the Revenge of Frankenstein, hydrogen bonds, and mouth feel. Is this just nonsense? It’s Skeptics with a K.
Acromial bone spurs, cancer awareness, pink beer, and adipocytes. Plus terracotta, physiotherapy, body shaming, and just air. Making you feel better without altering the underlying illness, it’s Skeptics with a K.
Haitian pirates, ultra-processed foods, constipated cats, and Loose Women. Plus inappropriate cheering, disappointing celebrities, and the Lovely Eggs. Unknown in the domestic kitchen, it’s Skeptics with a K.
Hershey’s Kisses, prostate cancer, facilitated communication, and e-cigarettes. Plus nicotine nitrosamines, High Tea, Reece’s Pieces, and Cat Deeley. What’s safer than burning leaves? It’s Skeptics with a K. If you’re interested in the charts Alice discussed on the show, we have links to the breast cancer mortality trends in women, breast cancer mortality by age […]
Driving to Cornwall, marching through London, charging phones, and testing blood. Plus picturesque windows, false positives, microprocessors, and skeptical songs. If you want to support Britt Hermes in her legal battle, visit skeptics.com.au/britthermes.
Parole hearings, NHS homeopathy, making tea, and the Murder Bus. Plus The Last Jedi spoilers, indeterminate sentences, and procedures of limited clinical effectiveness. Milking the space cow, it’s Skeptics with a K. If you need to skip through Emma’s discussion on sex offenders, skip to 42:15.
In this special bonus episode of Skeptics with a K, Mike talks about acupuncture, Alice scoffs at five hundred people, and Marsh tries not to throw a baby out of the window. We hope you have a great Christmas break, and we’ll see you in 2018.
Flat Earthers, fluorescing aluminium, water magnets, and silicon water. Plus thought experiments, tempura brain, phoning space, and Patreon. Without a crackle on the line, it’s Skeptics with a K.
Hepatocellular Carcinoma, thieving baby macaques, aristolochic acid, and traditional healing. Plus Justice League, science communication, aloe vera, and trainers. Listening to David Bowie drinking beer, it’s Skeptics with a K.
Artificial sweeteners, risk of dementia, and more from Chiropractors. Plus Thor 3, online calendars, excitable dogs, and avoiding exercise. With 95% confidence, it’s Skeptics with a K.
Cell line contamination, coffee Smarties, confirmation bias, and the Southampton Six. Plus fire alarms, SH-SY5Y cells, cat woo, and hurling Caramacs. Growing like stink, it’s Skeptics with a K.
Herbal tampons, foreign sweets, and the effect of wireless signals on human body. Plus sperms, fentanyl, magi-cum, and a letter to the editor. Recorded live at QED 2017, it’s Skeptics with a K.
Toxic attitudes, conspiracy mongering, British prostates, and intensity modulated radiotherapy. Plus tinned ravioli, carpenters selling beef, learning to count, and sexist crocodiles. And a final call for QED from Skeptics with a K! Get your tickets for QED now at qedcon.org/tickets
Vaccination during pregnancy, science communication, and what happened in Las Vegas. Plus vertebrae, indirect language, matched controls, and the remake of Dynasty. Taking patients at their word, it’s Skeptics with a K.
Measuring migraines, detox juices, deceiving patients, and the sodium-potassium pump. Plus fighting giraffes, denying the BRCA link, overselling research, and the latest news from QED. Remember to pick up your QED ticket right now, at qedcon.org.