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From an audio version of a peer-reviewed journal to 60-second crash courses, these are the best science podcasts.
Climate change is the perfect example of how a cut-and-dry scientific issue can become controversial if it is represented consistently in partisan terms. Let’s not drag funding into the fray as well.
A new blog journal on Science Policy.
Our work helps answer some of society's greatest challenges, but it's usually conveyed with technical language in journals most citizens never see.
1. Write for the intended audience.
Facts are the science world’s stock-in-trade, but in an era of fake news it is ever more important to build public trust by avoiding exaggerated claims and jargon.
A new book by actor Alan Alda is all about communication — and miscommunication — between doctors, scientists and civilians.
The time that you’re absolutely sick of saying it is about the time that your target audience has heard it for the first time.
The right approach and a little extra effort will help improve your scientific literacy.
Report urges academy to ‘embrace’ opportunities for wider research dissemination
The winning entries from the first SNSF Scientific Image Competition offer a view of science that is aesthetic, nuanced and complex.
Funding shortfalls at the luxe science magazine have left some contributors waiting months to be paid. They may need to wait a little longer.
A culture that normalizes hypercritical peers is a problem for scientists who want to reach beyond academe.
In an exclusive video with WIRED, Wales said he wants Wikitribune to 'bring the fact-based, fact-checking mentality we know from Wikipedia to news'
We all love science when it’s making life better, longer and easier. It’s a much harder sell when it points to inconvenient truths about our way of life
Scientists need to learn how to communicate science strategically.
Opinion piece by Ijad Madisch, co-founder and CEO of ResearchGate, the professional network that connects the world of science and opens research up to all.
Technology, greed, a lack of clear rules and norms, hyper-competitiveness and a certain amount of corruption have resulted in confusion and anarchy in the world of scientific communication.
With so many scholarly communications tools and technologies now available, how do academics decide which are most appropriate for their research?
Papers from 2015 are a tougher read than some from the nineteenth century — and the problem isn't just about words, says Philip Ball.