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All episodes by James Bradley

Sep 20, 2021 • 16m 40s

The healing power of MDMA

A major new study has found that the therapeutic use of the illicit drug MDMA, more commonly known as ecstasy, could cure people suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Now an Australian psychologist is finally embarking on Australia’s first ever clinical trial using the drug. Today, James Bradley on the healing power of MDMA - and why Australia has been so slow to explore its possibilities.

Aug 9, 2021 • 14m 45s

'Magic mushrooms treated my depression'

In Australia there are a number of trials currently underway investigating the use of psychedelics as a way to treat depression and addiction. But right now there are doctors and patients who are taking matters into their own hands. Today, James Bradley on his personal experience of how psychedelics are transforming mental health therapies.

Mar 29, 2021 • 15m 27s

The plight of the platypus

The platypus is one of Australia’s most iconic and intriguing animals, but like so much of our natural wildlife it’s under threat. Today, James Bradley on what makes the platypus so special and whether we’re at risk of a future without them.

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