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'.
September 14th, 2014
Episode 319 of 454 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:04:35 Are pharmacists as trustworthy as they'd like us to believe? Opinion piece by Mick Vagg, read by Richard Saunders. 0:08:35 An Open Letter to Australian Pharmacies Ear Candling? What on earth are you selling? 0:12:30 Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster Vitamin K? What's that and why should we care? Why are some people rejecting it? Find out more with Jo. 0:20:05 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. 0:23:36 Maynard's Spooky Action... Maynard at Sydney Skeptics in the Pub. Chats with Joanne Benhamu and Gary Dalrymple (Sydney Freecon organiser).