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Artificial sweeteners – not so sweet?

Low calorie, no calorie and so sweet. Artificial sweeteners just seem too good to be true. Is there a catch? We dig into two big questions: Do artificial sweeteners cause cancer, and are they making us fat? We talk to Prof. John Glendinning, Prof. Susie Swithers, Dr. Kieron Rooney, and PhD student Jotham Suez about…
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June 8, 2017

Nuclear Power – what are the Risks?

Fukushima. Chernobyl. Three Mile Island. There’s been some big nuclear accidents over the past few decades, but how dangerous is nuclear power really?

June 1, 2017

Meditation

What is meditation and does it do anything?

May 25, 2017

True Love

Have we been lied to by our love songs?

May 11, 2017

#11 Antidepressants

Do antidepressants work? There’s an intriguing body of research that suggests the power of antidepressants doesn’t come from chemicals in the drugs, but from the power of placebo.

October 28, 2016

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Wendy Zukerman

Wendy is the creator and host of Science Vs. She is a science journalist, who previously worked at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and New Scientist Magazine.

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