The Skeptic Zone

Richard Saunders

Science & Medicine, Social Sciences

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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 #162 - 26.Nov.2011

November 25th, 2011

Episode 171 of 472 episodes

0:00:00IntroductionRichard Saunders 0:05:40Maynard's Spooky Action...Australian Skeptics National Convention -Maynard chats with...Dr Krissy Wilson,Kieran Dennis andJayson Cooke 0:22:45Reality Bites...with Joanne Benhamu -Joanne comments on the recent recall of apricot kernels due to risk of cyanide toxicity and the history of claims about them as a cancer cure. 0:29:05The Think Tank -This time we invade the home of Eran Segev to chat about the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Post-Fukushima 'anti-radiation' pills condemned by scientists, Bisphenol A (BPA) scare and the winners and losers at the 2011 Australian Skeptics Convention. With Dr Rachie Dunlop, Joanne Benhamu and Richard Saunders.

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