Tag: science

Flu vaccine myths and misinformation: Don’t spread it in the first place

The spread of flu vaccine misinformation is changing the way we share information.

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Science’s Trust Problem by Louise Lief

In 2018, 84 percent of Americans could not name a living scientists. Scientists, like journalists, must find a better way to connect with the public.

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Scientists Need Stronger Public Engagement in ‘Post-Truth’ World, Says Former NOAA Administrator

In a piece published by the American Institute of Physics, Alexis Wolfe provides an analysis of Jane Lubchenco’s continued effort to mend the disconnect between science and society. Lubchenco, who is also the former head of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), recently gave a lecture stressing the importance for the scientific community to adapt […]

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The Science People See on Social Media by Pew Research Center

  Paul Hitlin and Kenneth Olmstead of the Pew Research Center studied the type of information that the 30 largest science-based Facebook pages posted, and found that people are far more likely to see practical tips and promotions than “new developments in the science, engineering and technology world.” Pat PobletePat Poblete is a graduate student […]

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