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Credit for CRISPR: A Conversation with George Church

By | December 29, 2015

The media frenzy over the gene-editing technique highlights shortcomings in how journalists and award committees portray contributions to scientific discoveries.

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Writers Honored for Defending Science

By | October 31, 2014

A freelance journalist and a cancer researcher have won this year’s John Maddox Prize.

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Opinion: Part of the Conversation?

By | October 2, 2013

On whether online comments help or hurt science

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Scientists Celebrate UK Libel Reform

By | April 29, 2013

New libel laws for England and Wales should help protect scientific debate, but campaigners worry that legal costs remain a threat.

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Scientists "Spin" Results

By | September 13, 2012

A new study of the scientific literature finds that researchers are guilty of overemphasizing the benefits of medical treatments.

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Canadian Scientists “Muzzled”

By | February 21, 2012

Governmental red tape blocks scientists from discussing their research with journalists, according to an open letter.

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image: Report Faults BBC Science Coverage

Report Faults BBC Science Coverage

By | July 22, 2011

Journalists should focus more on accurately representing the science of climate change and vaccinations and less on impartiality, a new review finds.

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