Dr Frances-Rose Schumacher is a biochemist and experienced research scientist. She considers herself a holistic biochemist with a keen interest in applying scientific details and concepts to everyday life.
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Fransplaining Science: Is paracetamol doing more harm than good?
One of New Zealand's most routinely consumed drugs has contributed to 31 deaths since 2007, and research suggests it's an ineffective pain reliever. Dr Frances-Rose Schumacher explains.
Fransplaining Science: Can vitamin C cure cancer?
Some New Zealanders are convinced IV vitamin C is the reason for their cancer regression - but what does the science say?
Fransplaining Science: Why men have nipples
Dr Frances-Rose Schumacher tackles her toughest question yet.
Fransplaining science: Will eating vitamin C cure my cold?
Dr Frances-Rose Schumacher looks into whether loading up on oranges and vitamin C supplements will help you get over that nasty cold.
Fransplaining Science: So will coffee give me cancer now?
Coffee now carries a cancer warning in California. So will my daily cup of joe kill me? Dr Frances-Rose Schumacher examines the science.
Fransplaining Science: Antibiotics won't stop your pill from working
In our new weekly column, biochemist Dr Frances-Rose Schumacher explains science.