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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


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

Unsolicited Advice

Talking headlines: Anne Glover

Professor Dame Anne Glover is Vice Principal for External Affairs and Dean for Europe at the University of Aberdeen. She served as Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission (2012-2014) and as Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland (2006-2012); this year Prof. 519 more words

Science Reporting

Nano Keeps on Slipping, Slipping...

So much has been written about Nanotyrannus, a catch-up article is hardly necessary. Indeed, many have been written, some published. The history of the name, and of the specimen that underlies it, is well-known. 2,254 more words


Links - March 16, 2016

Russia is partially withdrawing its troops from Syria. It will maintain its naval and air bases there but will remove some unspecified amount of troops and equipment. 255 more words