Science Vs

Science Vs takes on fads, trends, and the opinionated mob to find out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between.

New season starting March 2018!

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About Science Vs

Science Vs is your team of friendly fact checkers that blow up your firmly held opinions and replace them with science. Wondering whether you should drink detox teas like an insta-celeb, or believe your drunk uncle's rant about gun control? Science Vs has an ep for that. 

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Where To Get Started

Perhaps you are a new listener checking out our show for the first time. You can start from the beginning, or try a few of these episodes which we like a lot.

The Team

Wendy Zukerman

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Wendy is the host of Science Vs. Previously, she worked for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, where she originally created Science Vs.

Kaitlyn Sawrey

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Kaitlyn is the senior producer of Science Vs. Previously she was the executive producer of youth current affairs show ‘Hack’ on triple j in Australia. Kaitlyn was the founding producer of Science Vs for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Shruti Ravindran

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Shruti is a producer at Science Vs. Before joining Gimlet, she worked as a freelance science reporter, writing for publications including National Geographic, Science, Nautilus, Al Jazeera, the Guardian, Aeon, and Orion Magazine.

Heather Rogers

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Heather is a producer and reporter at Science Vs. She comes from a background in long-form print journalism. Her articles have appeared in Mother Jones, ProPublica, the New York Times Magazine, and The Intercept. Her most recent book, Green Gone Wrong, takes a critical, on-the-ground look at the contradictions of green consumerism.

Blythe Terrell

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Blythe is an editor at Gimlet. She was previously senior editor for science and health at FiveThirtyEight.

Bobby Lord

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Bobby is an audio engineer at Gimlet. Before joining Gimlet he worked as an audio engineer/composer at DDB Chicago, and traveled as a touring musician.

Emma Munger

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Emma is an associate audio engineer. Before coming to Gimlet, she was a music producer at the Erroll Garner Jazz Project and an instructor at the Brooklyn Guitar School.