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Alison Motluk has been a journalist for 15 years, writing for publications such as New Scientist, The Economist and the Globe and Mail.

She’s done several documentaries for CBC Quirks and Quarks, including “See, if you can hear this”, about learning to see with your ears, and “Blinded by science”, about her own experience being blindfolded for a week.

She has also written and broadcast widely about the fallout from scientific advances in reproduction.

Long ago, she was a host at the Ontario Science Centre, where she did the StarLab show, the Electricity Show, and made paper out of banana peels.

She lives in Toronto.