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'.
December 6th, 2015
Episode 386 of 450 episodes
0:00:00IntroductionRichard Saunders 0:04:50The SkepDocAn interview with Dr Harriet Hall about her new online video series on Science Based Medicine. 0:16:30The Raw Skeptic Report with Heidi RobertsonThis week Heidi looks at the facts and myths behind Meningococcal and interviews Marty who lost his legs to this disease. 0:34:35A 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. 0:38:48Maynard's Spooky Action.. Maynard heads for Sydney Skeptics in the Pub to find out what would make the best Christmas gift for a skeptic.