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Vitamins & Supplements – Are They Worth It?

Americans spend billions of dollars on vitamins and supplements, but should they?

October 19, 2017

Bigfoot

All over the world people report sightings of big, hairy, human-like beasts, so could Bigfoot really be out there… somewhere?

October 12, 2017

100% Renewable Energy – Can We Do It?

We need to ditch fossil fuels. Can America go 100% renewable by 2050?

October 6, 2017

The Rise of Anti-Vaxxers

Last week we explored the science behind vaccine safety. This week we try to understand where these fears came from, and why they persist.

September 21, 2017

Vaccines – Are They Safe?

Autism, seizures, and overloaded immune systems. Could these really be side effects of vaccines?

September 14, 2017

Detoxing & cleanses – do they work?

Juice cleanses, fancy foods, sweat, charcoal, and colonics– is there a scientifically proven way to ‘clean out’ your system?

September 7, 2017

New Season… Coming Soon!

Science Vs is back in your ears next week!

August 31, 2017

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