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The Skeptic Zone

Mar 5, 2017

Richard Saunders

The Raw Skeptic Report... with Heidi Robertson

This week Heidi tells us about the David “Avocado” Wolfe tour of Australia and what steps are being taken in the media and via social media, including an open letter. Also reports from Jane Hansen.

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

With Kelly Wong

Science and technology were honoured on stage at the main Oscars event with special guests. But that's not all, science and technology even had their own Academy award ceremony.

See the winners of the The Academy's Scientific and Technical awards:

Vic Skeptics reveal dangerous products on sale at Melbourne hospital

Victorian Skeptics committee member Peter Hogan and president Chris Guest have revealed that a dangerous homeopathic teething product was available at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital. The product, Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets, had earlier been found by the US FDA to contain inconsistent amounts of the toxic substance belladonna and posed a risk to children.

Maynard's Spooky Action....

Who knew Maynard had a green thumb? This week he heads to a meeting of top scientists involved with "Restore & Renew," an ambitious and important project that responds to the need for bush regenerators to incorporate the latest science, restoring healthy ecosystems that are diverse, resilient and adaptable.


Dr Jason Bragg
Dr Marlien van der Merwe
Dr Maurizio Rossetto
Dr Hannah McPherson


Richard Saunders' radio segment

Origami Pigasus to print

Stranger Things Downunder

Homeopathy in the UK: Michael Marshall