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'.
April 5th, 2015
Episode 353 of 468 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders, Jo Alabaster and Maynard 0:05:00 Dr Keren Landsman We chat to Dr Keren Landsman from Tel Aviv about the efforts in Israel to combat the anti-vaccination movement. 0:25:35 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. 0:29:38 Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster Jo once again takes on World Homeopathy Awareness week and hopes everyone will indeed become aware of this outlandish quackery. 0:41:10 Maynard's Spooky Action... Maynard heads to Sydney Skeptics in the Pub and asks the big questions... Have you tired a fad diet and do you have a plot for the new X-Files?