How do we know humans are to blame and how bad will it get?
Getting rid of acne can feel like a science experiment with your face.
Are immigrants bad for America?
We’re back in your ears March 9th.
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.
To explore the cutting edge of forensic science, we look at two famous court cases — the Amanda Knox and Casey Anthony murder trials.
Get out your tweezers and magnifying glass – this week, we’re investigating forensic science.
This year was the first time that many people heard about the Zika virus. And it’s clear that it’s spreading. Since 2015 there have been Zika outbreaks reported in sixty countries. So, where did Zika come from? What happens when you get infected? How worried should you be? And why has Zika has become such a…
What is hypnosis? Is it mind control, are people faking, or is hypnosis something more? This week, we explore the science of hypnosis, and take Science Vs to the edge of consciousness. In the service of journalism, Wendy tries to get hypnotized at a comedy club and in a doctor’s office. We talk to comedian…
Maybe you’ve heard about this magic button in the vagina that can give women amazing orgasms. What’s going on there? Is it magic… or is it science? Join us on a hunt for the elusive G-spot. Our guides: Prof. Beverly Whipple, who introduced America to the G-spot in the 1980s, and Prof. Helen O’Connell, a…