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The Skeptic Zone

Dec 18, 2016

Richard Saunders

Grain of Salt.... with Eran Segev
More in the series of interviews from QED. This week Eran talks with Britt Hermes, a former naturopathic 'doctor' who shares the hard truths about naturopathic medicine to protect patients. Her message is "Please don't be fooled by natural and alternative medicine."

New Zealand Skeptics 2016 Conference
This week we chat to Susan Gerbic and find out the latest on Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia. What can you do to help?
Susan Gerbic at Puzzling World (Video)

Brew Ha Ha: Science in less time than it takes to order a coffee

With Casey Harrigan
2016 has been a momentous year. Here we give our top 3 biggest science news of 2016! Here's to 2017!

Watch more:
Zika virus:
Paris agreement:
Gravitational waves:

It's been a big year for sci-fi films, but who pulled it off the best? We review the best and worst movie scientists from 2016.

Ever think "I wish my robot could sweat"?
Well your dreams have been answered thanks to ingenious research from Japan. Say hello to Kengoro, a 1.7m tall, 56kg musculoskeletal humanoid.

Further reading via IEEE Spectrum:

Cancer Reseach in Australia
Guest reporter Kevin Davies interviews Prof. Ross Hannan, head of the department of cancer biology and therapeutics at The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU College of Medicine. What is the latest news on cancer research and what is the link to Jackie Chan?


Richard Saunders talks in California, Dec. 2016

BAS Skeptalk : Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 7:30pm
La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA

OC Science Club : Friday, December 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
Del Frisco's Grille
772 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, California 92618