In each episode, Dr Michelle Dickinson – aka Nanogirl – will explore the scientific facts behind a story that’s been in the news in New Zealand or around the world, speaking with experts and those who need answers to clarify the facts and debunk the myths. We’ll sort through the academic jargon and go behind the headlines to break down complicated scientific data and terminology, and help the general public better understanding issues that could be misinterpreted or form the basis of debate.
Over the last decade, we’ve seen a number of policies put in place in New Zealand that have made smoking a very expensive habit, while more and more evidence-based data has confirmed the health risks of the practice.
However, as smoking has declined, e-cigarettes or vaping has drastically risen in popularity marketed as a supposedly healthier alternative to tobacco-based products.
Initially e-cigarettes were seen as a way to help ...
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Serial is a podcast from Serial Productions, a New York Times company, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episodes are released on Thursday mornings.
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