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Science Vs

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Science Vs
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Science Vs

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Science journalist Wendy Zukerman dissects the latest fad framing itself as scientific fact, wading through the mass of information so you don't have to.

Latest Episodes

Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson

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.

14 MIN2015 JUN 22
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Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson

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?

19 MIN2015 JUN 21
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Happiness

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 findings largely regarded as ‘wrong’, is science broken?

19 MIN2015 JUN 21
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Science

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?

19 MIN2015 JUN 20
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The gay gene

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?

17 MIN2015 JUN 19
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E-cigarettes

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?

21 MIN2015 JUN 18
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Pornography

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?

14 MIN2015 JUN 17
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Medical marijuana

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?

17 MIN2015 JUN 16
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Sugar free diet

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?

14 MIN2015 JUN 15
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The female brain
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Latest Episodes

Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson

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.

14 MIN2015 JUN 22
Comments
Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson

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?

19 MIN2015 JUN 21
Comments
Happiness

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 findings largely regarded as ‘wrong’, is science broken?

19 MIN2015 JUN 21
Comments
Science

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?

19 MIN2015 JUN 20
Comments
The gay gene

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?

17 MIN2015 JUN 19
Comments
E-cigarettes

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?

21 MIN2015 JUN 18
Comments
Pornography

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?

14 MIN2015 JUN 17
Comments
Medical marijuana

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?

17 MIN2015 JUN 16
Comments
Sugar free diet

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?

14 MIN2015 JUN 15
Comments
The female brain
the END

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