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The Prism Podcast

The Prism Podcast, hosted by Dr. Grant Ritchey and Dr. Clay Jones.  Analyzing the spectrum of science based medicine, critical thinking, and science communication since 2013.


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Nov 13, 2018

Dr. Paul Duncan McGarrity chats with Clay and Grant about archeology, comedy, and science education.

Paul began performing stand up in 2009 and since then has been combining his day-job as a Senior Archaeologist with Museum of London Archaeology with his growing popularity on the UK comedy circuit. He has supported Hal...

Oct 2, 2018

Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris is a bestselling author, and medical historian with a doctorate from the University of Oxford. Her debut book, The Butchering Art, won the 2018 PEN/E.O. Wilson Award for Literary Science. She is the creator of the popular blog, The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice, as well as the host of the YouTube...

Sep 17, 2018

Dr. John Byrne joins Clay and Grant to discuss stem cell therapy.  What are stem cells, what are the legitimate uses for stem cells in medicine, and what about all these "Stem Cell Clinics" that are popping up, claiming to cure anything and everything?


John Byrne is a doctor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics...

Jul 24, 2018

In this very special episode of the Prism Podcast, we present a "live" panel discussion, recorded at the Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism.

Joining Grant and Clay on the panel are Lydia Finch, Jonathan Jarry, and Michael Marshall.  We discuss the state of skepticism currently, how it differs in the UK and...

Jul 19, 2018

On the Prism Podcast and in Science Based Medicine, we tend to give chiropractors a hard time.  While a lot of this is justified, is there a place in science based health care.  Mark Croucher DC thinks so, and has endeavored to bring solid evidence based care to the chiropractic profession.

Dr. Mark Croucher is the...