New science podcast currently featured on iTunes!


My name is Vanessa Fuchs and I’m a Science Communicator and host of a new podcast from the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. From storing seeds in liquid nitrogen to looking at deadly plant diseases under microscopes - Branch Out takes you into the field, the lab and the Gardens to discover the surprising world of plants with Australia’s oldest scientific institution.

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Episode 1 No Plants No Medicine and episode 2 No Plants No Food have been a hit!


  • Podcast reached #5 in the iTunes charts for the Science & Medicine category
  • Is being featured by Apple Podcasts
  • Featured in The Australian’s Higher Education daily brief  
  • Featured on ABC Radio Sydney with a live interview


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Stay tuned for episode 3 – No Plants No Animals, which is going live on Thursday 28 June. If you’d like to get in touch with me, please email or follow me on Twitter.  


Kind regards,


Vanessa Fuchs

Science Communications Officer


Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands

M 0438 892 594


Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000



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