Opinion: What You Believe about “Science Denial” May Be All Wrong
Opinion: What You Believe about “Science Denial” May Be All Wrong
A recent meeting about the disconnect between scientific and public beliefs points to ways researchers can improve how they communicate with skeptics.
Opinion: What You Believe about “Science Denial” May Be All Wrong
Opinion: What You Believe about “Science Denial” May Be All Wrong

A recent meeting about the disconnect between scientific and public beliefs points to ways researchers can improve how they communicate with skeptics.

A recent meeting about the disconnect between scientific and public beliefs points to ways researchers can improve how they communicate with skeptics.

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Measles Epidemic Rocks Madagascar
Measles Epidemic Rocks Madagascar
Jef Akst | Feb 7, 2019
The outbreak has infected 50,000 people and killed 300, most of them children, since cases began to crop up in October 2018.
Measles Outbreak Worsens in Washington State
Measles Outbreak Worsens in Washington State
Catherine Offord | Jan 28, 2019
Most of the 34 patients are under 10 years old, and almost all have been confirmed as unvaccinated against the virus.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2018 issue of The Scientist.
Vaccines Did Not Cause My Daughter’s Autism
Vaccines Did Not Cause My Daughter’s Autism
Peter Hotez | Nov 1, 2018
In a new book, a vaccine researcher describes the scientific facts and personal anecdotes behind his family’s experience with autism and its comorbid disabilities.
Opinion: The Virome and the Anti-vaccination Debate
Opinion: The Virome and the Anti-vaccination Debate
Stephan Guttinger | Jun 6, 2017
Advances in microbiome research are increasingly used in anti-vaccination arguments, yet the science actually undermines the premise of the argument.
Trumping Science: Part III
Trumping Science: Part III
Joshua A. Krisch | Jan 12, 2017
Scientists criticize unconfirmed reports that President-elect Donald Trump has asked Robert Kennedy Jr., an anti-vaccine activist, to investigate vaccine safety.
Researchers Call for Retraction of Paper that Questions HPV Vaccine
Researchers Call for Retraction of Paper that Questions HPV Vaccine
Jef Akst | Dec 23, 2016
Oncologists have raised concerns about a mouse study that suggests the vaccine for human papillomavirus could cause brain damage.
Trumping Science: Part II
Trumping Science: Part II
Bob Grant | Dec 6, 2016
As Inauguration Day nears, scientists and science advocates are voicing their unease with the Trump Administration’s potential effects on research.
Another Andrew Wakefield Movie in the Works
Another Andrew Wakefield Movie in the Works
Bob Grant | May 4, 2016
This one will be largely based on the discredited anti-vaccine researcher’s 2010 book.