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Jul 16, 2017

0:00:00
Introduction
Richard Saunders

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Reports from NECSS
Sharon Roney from Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia and Richard Saunders wander around the auditorium before the start of the Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism in New York.

https://www.facebook.com/GSoWproject

Later Richard catches up with Dr Harriet Hall, MD to chat about her video series.

https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/author/harriet-hall

0:12:20
Brew Ha Ha: Science in less time than it takes to order a coffee
With Shuj Esufali
A smart device with AI called emergency services during a domestic violence incident and possibly saved lives as a result. When it comes to domestic violence, AI could save a lot more.

https://www.australiascience.tv

0:15:00
Dr Rachie Reports... wih Dr Rachael Dunlop
This week Dr Rachie interviews Craig Egan about the Vaxxed bus is tour across the USA, spreading fear and disinformation about vaccines. Craig is following their route, refuting them with facts and evidence and sometimes lulz at every stop.

https://www.gofundme.com/craigs-provax-world-tour

http://www.jhrl.com/toxic-puzzle-hunt-hidden-killer

0:36:15
TGA’s list of medical indications full of pseudoscience
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has published a draft list of “permitted indications” for listed complementary medicines that includes many terms and concepts that are straight out of the pseudoscience catalogue.

http://www.skeptics.com.au/2017/07/10/tgas-list-of-medical-indications-full-of-pseudoscience/

0:42:00
Kevin Davies interviews Professor John Carver
Professor John Carver has been Director of the Research School of Chemistry at the Australian National University in Canberra. He undertook his undergraduate (First-class Honours) degree in Chemistry at the University of Adelaide. In 1983, he was awarded his Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from the Australian National University and subsequently undertook post-doctoral studies in Biochemistry at the Universities of Oxford and Adelaide.

http://www.publish.csiro.au/book/7366

Also...

CSI Con - Las Vagas http://csiconference.org
European Skeptics Congress - Wroclaw http://euroscepticscon.org
QED - Manchester qedcon.org

Skepticon Sydney http://www.skeptics.com.au