Wendy Zukerman
is a science journalist and host of the Science Vs. podcast.

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Science September 19, 2015

Feeding the world with microbacterial agriculture

The answer to the problem of feeding the growing global population may be microscopic.

Culture August 01, 2015

Mr Universe, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, presenter of the TV series Cosmos, has always had his eyes on the heavens.

Science April 18, 2015

Wind turbine syndrome answers blowin’ in the wind

Anti-wind farm groups insist the turbines are making people sick, but new studies suggest a surprisingly different cause.

Science March 28, 2015

Sex, drugs and clinical trials

A preference for male lab rats in clinical trials skews new drugs towards effectiveness in men.

Science February 21, 2015

Finetuning gene therapy

Researchers are edging closer to reliable gene therapy, providing a revolution in healthcare.

Science January 24, 2015

Global norming with geoengineering

Climate researchers are turning their minds to Plan B – manipulating the atmosphere to engineer a return to liveable conditions.

Science November 15, 2014

The great G spot debate

Continued debate over the existence of the G spot and even vaginal orgasms reflects a lack of solid science about women’s bodies.

Health October 25, 2014

Cancer-eating bacteria a throwback to old-time medicine

Cancer researchers have turned to a largely forgotten treatment developed in the 1890s, injecting bacteria into tumours.

Science September 27, 2014

When did the Earth get its oxygen?

New research has reopened debate about the origins of oxygen, the precursor to complex organisms.