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.
A new study shows that small children use subtle saliva cues, like sharing utensils, to determine those closest to them.
Research out of Harvard links the degenerative and incurable condition to an infection with the common virus that causes “kissing disease.”
Two pediatric infectious disease specialists answer listener questions about what’s behind the rise in omicron cases in kids.
Nathan Mhyrvold, author of “Modernist Pizza,” made over 12,000 pies to investigate the physics and chemistry of the perfect slice.