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The Skeptic Zone

Feb 5, 2017

Richard Saunders

Fiona O'Leary and "VaXXed" at the European Parliament
We chat to Fiona about the push to have the movie "Vaxxed" removed from a special screening in the European Parliament. Find out if forces of resaon prevail.

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

With Kelly Wong
Is the recently announced Pig-human hybrid controversial science news, or the latest (and weirdest) superhero? Let's break it down.

Read more at ScienceAlert:

Overseas produce suppliers are using laser-marked fruit to cut down on unnecessary plastics and replacing stickers on individual produce. We can't wait for this to become popular in Australia!

Further reading via The Guardian:

New Complaints Watchdog On The Job To Protect Patients
A new watchdog with greater powers to protect patients and crack down on dodgy unregistered health service providers and practitioners has started work.
Victorian Minister for Health Jill Hennessy announced the appointment of Karen Cusack as the inaugural Health Complaints Commissioner, with the Health Complaints Act 2016 coming into effect.

Maynard's Spooky Action....
We head for Sydney Skeptics in the Pub where special guest Tim Ferguson is on the bill with Maynard. The question of the night, put to our pubbers, "What do you think about people who go behind their doctor's back and seek so-called alternative medicine?"


"UFO Belief and Religion" Dr Steve Roberts

Ghosts! Skeptic Zone report