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'.


The Skeptic Zone #143 - 15.July.2011

July 13th, 2011

Episode 151 of 432 episodes

0:00:00IntroductionRichard Saunders0:07:40Maynard's Spooky Action.... Interview with Nicholas DiPatrizio, from the University of California, Irvine and the co-author of a paper, "Body’s natural marijuana-like chemicals make fatty foods hard to resist."0:19:30Astrology 20 years in the past A rare clip from Australian TV in the early 1990s when the topic of Astrology was under debate. In the audience were noted Astrologers of the day and some well known Australian Skeptics.0:30:11Maynard and Saunders at Supanova Pop Culture Expo 2011Once again these two head off to a Sci-Fi and Fantasy convention on the look out for fellow skeptics.

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