Podcast Episode 078: The Return of SciBabe – Yvette d’Entremont

Nov 7, 2017

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“I think the biggest value I provide is helping people find that fine line between good science and bad science. I enjoy being able to read through scientific studies, then make them sound like English – not like a foreign language, telling people clearly why bad science is inaccurate, and furthermore cutting through the occasional bit of bad science reporting…. with a side of dirty jokes.” – SciBabe aka Yvette d’Entremont

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SciBabe aka Yvette d’Entremont, MS

Yvette d’Entremont (AKA SciBabe) is a scientist, writer, and public speaker. She worked as an analytical chemist for years before running SciBabe full time. This platform allows her to fight myths and pseudoscience using a combination of science and humor. Yvette holds a B.S. in chemistry, a B.A. in theatre, and a Master’s degree in forensic science with a concentration in biological criminalistics. 

Yvette is partnering with SPLENDA® to develop humorous, evidence-based content that “debunks junk science” about sucralose. 

Here are the resources we mentioned on the show:

  1. Today’s Dietitian webinar Read Between the Headlines
  2. Today’s Dietitian on twitter, facebook
  3. SciBabe website and blog about #DebunktheJunk 
  4. SciBabe on twitter, facebook, Instagram
  5. Splenda website and blog about #DebunktheJunk
  6. Splenda on twitter, facebook, Instagram
  7. Melissa’s Sound Science Toolkit
  8. Podcast episode #8 with Yvette: SciBabe Speaks
  9. Podcast episode #18 with Keri Gans: Diets Don’t Work!
  10. Melissa’s Do M.O.R.E. with Dinner blog posts and podcast episodes
  11. “What to EAT” notepad that Melissa uses every week 

Produced by Team Podcast 

Music by Dave Birk


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