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 #164 - 10.Dec.2011

December 10th, 2011

Episode 173 of 431 episodes

0:00:00IntroductionRichard Saunders 0:04:10Dr Rob MorrisonOne of Australia's leading science communicators, Dr Morrison was also a presenter on TV's 'The Curiosity Show'. His concern these days is the creeping influence of non-science and magical thinking into modern medicine. 0:23:40Septoid with Brian DonutThe Tap Dancing Madonna of Aguas Calientes 0:26:00Dr Paul WillisA long time friend of the Skeptic Zone, Dr Willis has for many years been the face of ABC TV science. He is now the director of the Royal Institution of Australia in Adelaide, "Bringing science to people and people to science".