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'.
November 22nd, 2015
Episode 386 of 472 episodes
0:00:00IntroductionRichard Saunders 0:05:00Good Thinking vs. HomeopatheyThis week Michael Marshall of the Good Thinking Society fills us in on the latest moves to rid the UK of the quackery of Homeopathy 0:28:00Evidence Please... with Jo AlabasterJo reports on the case of a mother who was brave enough to share her child's plight with Whooping Cough. The reaction from the the anti-vax crowd was predictible. 0:35:05A Week in ScienceThe 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. 0:40:07Maynard's Spooky Action.. Maynard chats with Joanne Benhamu, a Vice-President of Australian Skeptics and a Clinical Nurse Consultant who coordinates clinical trials in radiation oncology.