Science Vs - Season 1

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ABOUT THE PODCAST In Science Vs, Science journalist Wendy Zukerman dissects the latest fad framing itself as scientific fact. Wendy wades through the mass of information so you don't have to. Do women and men have different brains? Is porn changing the way we have sex? Does race exist? Is sugar really that bad for you? Everyone has an opinion but then, there's SCIENCE. NB: This feed only has season 1 of Science Vs.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-05-27 00:00
last episode published
2015-10-22 23:20
publication frequency
13.62 days
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Explicit
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Number of Episodes
12
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Categories
Science & Medicine

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
22.10.2015

Science Vs The Next Chapter

Science Vs is moving to a new home in New York City. New episodes be available on a different iTunes feed! If you get lost head to Wendy's twitter @wendyzuk or the Science Vs' Facebook page: facebook.com/sciencevspodcast. We hope to see you soon. Also,...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
4.08.2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson (Extended Interview)

Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson is the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. But, most know him as the host of the documentary series Cosmos and podcast StarTalk. Neil gained infamy as the killer of Pluto. For almost a d...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
28.07.2015

Science

Science is supposed to be an unbiased way to uncover nature’s secrets. Through blinded experiments, rigorous peer review and replication – we’ve been told that by using the scientific method we’ll find trustworthy facts. But, with many scientific findi...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
21.07.2015

Happiness

We are often told that we can be happy, if we try hard enough. By shifting our mindset, changing our lifestyles, or even writing a gratitude journal – happiness is waiting for all of us! But, what does science say? To find out, science journalist Wendy...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
14.07.2015

The Gay Gene

Are some of us born gay? People have argued that sexuality is determined before birth, while others believe the environment has a role to play here. So, what does the science say? To find out Wendy Zukerman spoke to Prof. Jenny Graves, Prof. Jacques Ba...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
7.07.2015

E Cigarettes

Electronic Cigarettes have been hailed by some as a breakthrough in the battle to help people quit smoking, while others say these devices are creating a new generation of nicotine addicts. So, what does the science say? To find out science journalist ...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
30.06.2015

Pornography

Pornography has been blamed for destroying our minds and our sex lives. Some even say porn is addictive. But, what does the science say? To find out Wendy Zukerman speaks to Dr. Russell Pratt, Dr Simone Kühn, Prof. Brian McNair and anti-porn campaigner...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
23.06.2015

Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana has been called a miracle drug - rumoured to cure an array of ailments, from cramps to cancer. But, what does the science say? To find out Wendy Zukerman speaks to Prof. Laurie Mather, Prof. David Penington, Prof. Herbert Kleber and P...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
15.06.2015

Sugar Free Diet

Sugar is no longer the sweet stuff you put in cakes. These days, some claim it's deadly, toxic and as addictive as hard drugs. But, is sugar really that bad for your health? To find out, Wendy Zukerman speaks to Dr Kieron Rooney, Prof. Sandra Capra, Pr...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
10.06.2015

The Female Brain

We've been told that in the battle of the sexes there are important differences between the brains of women and men. But, are our brains really that different? To find out, Wendy Zukerman speaks to three neuroscientists - Prof. Ian Hickie, Ass. Prof. J...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
2.06.2015

Race

All our lives we've been sorted into racial groups, but - from a scientific perspective - does race exist? Wendy Zukerman speaks to geneticist Prof. Alan Templeton, evolutionary biologist Ass. Prof. Darren Curnoe, as well as comedians Michael Hing and ...
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author
26.05.2015

The Paleo Diet

Does the Paleo Diet live up to the hype, and is it technically what our ancestors would have eaten? Wendy Zukerman speaks to anthropologist Prof. Katharine Milton, public health researcher Dr Jonathan Hallet and Paleo advocate Darryl Edwards.
ABC Radio and Wendy Zukerman author