The Skeptic Zone

Richard Saunders

Science & Medicine, Social Sciences

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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 #286 - 13.April.2014

April 13th, 2014

Episode 297 of 432 episodes

Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:15 Press release from Australian Skeptics The press release from Australian Skeptics on the National Health & Medical Research Council draft information paper on the effectiveness of homeopathy. 0:12:20 Homeopathy Awareness Week Lauren Cochrane from the Canberra Skeptics reads the information from this new web site. 0:18:00 Science vs. Homeopathy Audio of a short TV debate between Professor John Dwyer and Australian Homeopathic Association's Ana Lamaro 0:21:10 We can't have it both ways on homeopathy Opinion piece by Dr Ken Harvey 0:28:50 Evidence, Please. Jo Alabaster with news on the Better Health Channel's web posting on homeopathy. 0:35:05 Press release from Homeopathy Plus A response to the findings of the National Health & Medical Research Council 0:41:00 A Week in Science The Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus) is a national scientific not-for-profit organisation with a mission to bring science to people and people to science. 0:44:35 Dr Rachie Reports with Dr Rachael Dunlop Acupuncture jumping the gun. Acupuncture in emergency departments. Bad science and bad practice.

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