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Cultivating uncertainty through science reporting


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By Marie Orttenburger

SACRAMENTO – Science is integral to environmental reporting, but it’s also a source of the field’s biggest dilemmas. 446 more words

United States

Welcome!

Hi! Please excuse the banging in the background–that’s just the sound of me building the remainder of this site. In the meantime, I’ll give you a synopsis. 95 more words

Science Writing

Malcolm Gladwell on Fixing the US Healthcare Mess

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/847495#vp_1

In this edition of One-on-One, Medscape Editor-in-Chief Eric J. Topol, MD, sits down with best-selling author and journalist Malcolm Gladwell, who shares his unique perspective on healthcare and the practice of medicine. 67 more words

New Series: Audience questions

You, my beloved readers (well, all five of you) now have the incredible chance to have your scientific curiosities answered! Send in questions regarding science, medicine and health research and I will do my best top answer them. 119 more words

New series: Bad Science

In this category, I will be posting about how scientific findings can be twisted or misreported by science reporters and navigate some of the issues that may cause, usually in the form of public misinformation. 630 more words

Science Journalism

Easy, breezy, accessible science

Guest post by mèþru:
I found this video about the misreporting of science in order to make it interesting for wide audiences. Comedian John Oliver… 33 more words

Academia

Follow Up

A while ago I (among 1576 other researchers!) filled in a survey for Nature, about my experience around reproducing/replicating scientific research. A little while after that again, I got an email from… 862 more words

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