The blogger and the author of Bad Science, Dr Ben Goldacre, himself a defendant in a lengthy and costly legal case, explores the battle to keep libel out of science and what it might mean for us and the future of medical research if that battle is lost.
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In this programme, as part of the Generations Apart, which launches on the 8th August on Radio 4, Ben Goldacre, medic and author of the Bad Science Column, explores the past, present and future of longitudinal research.
Medic and author Ben Goldacre explores the idea of evidence-based policy and asks if it can ever become a reality in the UK.
Medicine is broken, according to Ben Goldacre in his new book Bad Pharma. In conversation with Adam Rutherford, Ben describes how the route from drug development to patient is a flawed ecosystem of systemic problems, one that badly needs fixing.