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'.
September 11th, 2016
Episode 428 of 472 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:07:30 Bad Science Watch in Canada We chat to Michael Kruse about so called Naturopathic Doctors in Canada thumbing their nose at the law. http://www.badsciencewatch.ca 0:29:30 Mind Body Wallet over the years Step back in time to 2002 and 1986 as we look at the Festival of Mind Body Spirit. The New Age never looked so old. 0:43:05 The Raw Skeptic Report This week Heidi Robertson has another report from the recent Brisbane Skepticamp. She chats to Mandy Noble about woo in the health industry. http://www.brisbaneskeptics.org Also... An evening with Dr Ben Goldacre – Think Inc. https://www.thinkinc.org.au/events/ben-goldacre Folding Australia 2016 Origami Convention https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/folding-australia-2016-origami-convention-tickets-26347133987 Skeptics Dinner Meeting with Lyne Kelly - 24th September http://www.skeptics.com.au/2016/08/11/sydney-dinner-sept-24-wisdom-of-the-ancients