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'.
October 1st, 2011
Episode 162 of 449 episodes
0:00:00IntroductionRichard Saunders 0:05:20Richard Saunders interviewsDr Síle Lane - Sense About Science -Dr Síle Lane became Public Liaison for charity Sense About Science after a career in stem-cell research. Sense About Science was founded to equip the public to make sense of science and evidence. As Public Liaison, Síle is concerned with the role of science and evidence in civic society. She also coordinates the Libel Reform Campaign. 0:27:00Peter Bowditch from ratbags.comPeter tells of his quest to be heard on Anti-Vaccination forums. 0:35:05Dr Rachie Reports -It has just been announced that the Pharmacy Guild and Blackmores have joined forces to upsell you Blackmores supplements when filling a prescription. 0:43:20Dr Rachie on TV talking about Ear CandlesOf all the bizarre and loony so-called treatments, ear candles takes the cake!