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'.
February 21st, 2015
Episode 343 of 438 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders and Jo Alabaster 0:04:24 The Raw Skeptic Report This week Heidi Robertson looks at the best first aid treatment for burns.... and then reports on some of the worst, including sunlight and hot water! 0:21:15 Dr Bob and Movie "Psychics" Dr Bob, aka Dr Steve Roberts, gives his views on movie and TV show "Psychics". 0:29:00 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. 0:32:05 An interview with Ash Pryce Popular UK entertainer Ash Pryce talks about this tour and stage show 'How to Talk to the Dead' about the claims of those who say chat to the departed. Easter Egg anyone?