Shoshannah Buxbaum is a producer for Science Friday. She’s particularly drawn to stories about health, psychology, and the environment.
Prior to joining Science Friday, she guest-hosted Utah Public Radio’s weekly science and research show, UnDisciplined. She started her career in television at New Jersey’s PBS Station, where she produced daily news segments and the station’s weekly public affairs shows. She holds a master’s degree from CUNY’s Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, with a health and science reporting concentration and audio specialization.
She’s a proud New Jersey native and will happily share her opinions on why the state is deserving of a little more love. When she’s not at work, you can find her hiking in the woods or experimenting with a new soup recipe.
Long-term research tracking adults over 50 shows that social activity, intimacy, and personal connections are key to good health.
Speaking more than one language has the power to shape memory and cognition–and perhaps even delay the onset of Alzheimer’s.
Dr. Fei-Fei Li of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI discusses the promise and peril of the ground-breaking technology.
It’s squash, pumpkin and gourd season. An expert answers listener questions about these colorful fall favorites.
An engineering professor and author explains how modern life depends on vast, complicated systems you probably never think about.
If given final approval by the FDA, this treatment would be the first to use gene-editing CRISPR technology on humans.
Scientists are working to understand the new tree disease, which is caused by a microscopic worm.
Seven “clean energy hubs” will receive a total of $7B to develop forms of hydrogen production with minimal carbon emissions.
Paleontologists pieced together a food chain from Paja Formation fossils, showing an additional level of apex predators with no modern equivalent.