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Opinion: Include Public Outreach Plans in Grant Requirements
Tying federal research funding to scientists’ efforts to inform and engage the public can help fix widespread indifference to science.
Opinion: Include Public Outreach Plans in Grant Requirements
Opinion: Include Public Outreach Plans in Grant Requirements

Tying federal research funding to scientists’ efforts to inform and engage the public can help fix widespread indifference to science.

Tying federal research funding to scientists’ efforts to inform and engage the public can help fix widespread indifference to science.

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The Fundamentals of Academic Science Writing
Nathan Ni, PhD | Mar 25, 2024 | 5 min read
Writing is an essential skill for scientists, and learning how to write effectively starts with good fundamentals and lots of practice.
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Why Scientific Communication Matters for Manuscripts
Nathan Ni, PhD | Dec 12, 2023 | 4 min read
Scientists are beginning to recognize the importance of being able to effectively communicate their findings.
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Opinion: The Rise of Preprints Is No Cause for Alarm
Jonny Coates | Apr 14, 2021 | 4 min read
At a time of fast-paced science and rampant misinformation, can we trust the non–peer-reviewed literature?
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Opinion: Preprints in the Public Eye
Jigisha Patel | Mar 18, 2021 | 4 min read
ASAPbio has developed resources for preprint servers, institutions, scientists, and journalists to promote the responsible reporting of research in the media.
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Q&A: “Talk to a Scientist” Webinar Series for Kids
Harini Barath | Mar 5, 2021 | 4 min read
An interactive online forum keeps Indian kids busy with science while they are stuck indoors during the pandemic.
Bryan Sykes, Ancestral Genetics Expert, Dies at 73
Lisa Winter | Jan 12, 2021 | 3 min read
Sykes sequenced famous ancient remains, such as Ötzi and Cheddar Man, and was one of the first researchers to use mitochondrial DNA to trace genetic lineages.
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Opinion: Being Scientists Doesn’t Make Us Science Communicators
Sarah Anderson | Dec 17, 2020 | 3 min read
Effectively relating science to the public is a science in itself, and expertise on a topic doesn’t guarantee expertise in explaining it.
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