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Science Vs

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Science & Medicine
Natural Sciences
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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.

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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.

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I love it

By science vs lover - Aug 07 2018
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This gives me something interesting and educational to listen to.

Great Podcast

By Tucker7789 - Jun 23 2017
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Extremely entertaining and informative

iTunes Ratings

360 Ratings
Average Ratings
250
38
21
15
36

I love it

By science vs lover - Aug 07 2018
Read more
This gives me something interesting and educational to listen to.

Great Podcast

By Tucker7789 - Jun 23 2017
Read more
Extremely entertaining and informative
Cover image of Science Vs

Science Vs

Updated 14 days ago

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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.

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