The Skeptic Zone

Richard Saunders

Science & Medicine, Social Sciences

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Science & Medicine 106
Social Sciences 15

The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Featuring Australian radio legend Maynard with his Spooky Action, Jo Alabaster from the 'Evidence Please' blog, Eran Segev's Grain of Salt, Dr Rachael Dunlop with 'Dr Rachie Reports' and Heidi Robertson aka 'The Raw Skeptic'.


0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:09:00 Grain of Salt.... with Eran Segev In this, the first of a series of interviews from QED, Eran chats to the crew from the ESP podcast. András G Pintér, Hungary Jelena Levin, Latvia Pontus Böckman, Sweden http://theesp.eu https://qedcon.org 0:22:56 Natural cancer treatment: Patient turned down...

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0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:04:33 More Good Thinking... with Michael Marshall The Good Thinking Society welcomed the decision by NHS Wirral CCG to decommission homeopathy and Iscador services. The decision comes after months of consultation which showed overwhelming support from the public for an end to funding. At QED 2016, in the...

0:00:00 Introduction Maynard - Richard Saunders - Stefan Sojka 0:06:27 A Grain of Salt - With Eran Segev This week Eran looks at the increasingly bizarre chain of emails being send from anti-vaccine activist Judy Wilyman PhD. 0:28:37 The Cass Files - With Dr Cassandra Perryman What is Hypnosis? Does it work as claimed? You uses it? Find out with...

0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders Also an update to the Vaxxed, Castlemaine Local and International Film Festival story. https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/tag/william-thompson 0:10:14 Dr Lynne Kelly The traditional Aboriginal memory technique that unlocks the secrets of Stonehenge, Easter Island and ancient monuments the world over.Lynne...