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Many scientists distrust the traditional lie detectors, like the polygraph with its wires and electrodes stuck to the skin, and say they never reliably reveal a liar. But now companies are marketing voice stress analysers and even brain scanners to do 'truth verification'. BBC science journalist Roland Pease investigates whether the new technologies are any better than the old ones. For copyright reasons, this week's... Source: abc.net.au
Tim Fischer - back in the bush. Rural News (Monday January 30). Barramundi season opens in the Top End. Music from Caitlin Park (not in podcast). National Museum of Australia launches public appeal on farming medals. Bush Telegraph mailbag - (Monday 30 January). On our next program (Tuesday 31 January).
A peak welfare body says the federal government should crack down on poorly targeted subsidies and tax concessions. The Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) says the government could take measures to potentially save $8 billion in the federal budget. Targeting tax loopholes would make the tax system fairer and frees up money for essential social services and infrastructure. The suggestions are contained in a...