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Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2018
Science journalists are essential to advancing the quality of the research enterprise.
TS Picks: April 3, 2017
Bob Grant | Apr 3, 2017
USDA posting few animal inspections; HHS secretary proposes cutting indirect research expenses; science journalism vs. fake news
Credit for CRISPR: A Conversation with George Church
Bob Grant | Dec 29, 2015
The media frenzy over the gene-editing technique highlights shortcomings in how journalists and award committees portray contributions to scientific discoveries.
Writers Honored for Defending Science
Molly Sharlach | Oct 31, 2014
A freelance journalist and a cancer researcher have won this year’s John Maddox Prize.
Opinion: Part of the Conversation?
Greg Laden | Oct 2, 2013
On whether online comments help or hurt science
Scientists Celebrate UK Libel Reform
Dan Cossins | Apr 29, 2013
New libel laws for England and Wales should help protect scientific debate, but campaigners worry that legal costs remain a threat.
Scientists "Spin" Results
Bob Grant | Sep 13, 2012
A new study of the scientific literature finds that researchers are guilty of overemphasizing the benefits of medical treatments.
Canadian Scientists “Muzzled”
Hannah Waters | Feb 21, 2012
Governmental red tape blocks scientists from discussing their research with journalists, according to an open letter.
Report Faults BBC Science Coverage
Tia Ghose | Jul 22, 2011
Journalists should focus more on accurately representing the science of climate change and vaccinations and less on impartiality, a new review finds.