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'.
March 6th, 2016
Episode 399 of 445 episodes
0:00:00IntroductionRichard Saunders 0:04:48The Raw Skeptic ReportThis week Heidi Robertson gives us her no nonsense report on Chicken Pox. 0:23:07Good Thinking Investigates: OsteopathyMany osteopaths claim to treat colic with cranial osteopathy – a therapy with no evidence of effectiveness.Following Good Thinking's recent investigation into similar claims made by chiropractors, they decided to find out what an osteopath would tell a distressed parent seeking advice… 0:31:42Anti Vax in the mediaChris Savage, noted anti-vaccination campaigner, has set up operations in Bali, offering intravenous magnesium injections to treat autism. 0:41:30Sydney Skeptics in the PubWhat do skeptics say to "Chemical Free" food?