The Agenda

Credit: © David Goodsell" /> Credit: © David Goodsell FRAMING TALK >> Matthew Nisbet opens up a discussion on how researchers should frame science for the public. To hear more from Nisbet, attend one of his talks this month in Seattle, October 5th; Washington DC, October 18th; or New York City, October 24th. For a full list of Nisbet's talks, visit his blog at www.scienceblogs.com/framing-science/. COURSE IN BIAS >> In an opinion, Frank Douglas t

The Scientist Staff
Oct 1, 2007
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Credit: © David Goodsell

FRAMING TALK >> Matthew Nisbet opens up a discussion on how researchers should frame science for the public. To hear more from Nisbet, attend one of his talks this month in Seattle, October 5th; Washington DC, October 18th; or New York City, October 24th. For a full list of Nisbet's talks, visit his blog at www.scienceblogs.com/framing-science/.

COURSE IN BIAS >> In an opinion, Frank Douglas tells how discrimination prompted him to resign from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Beginning this month, Harvard Medical School is offering a course to faculty on reducing bias in their medical students, including examining how class, race, and sexual identity influence medicine. For more, visit http://hms.harvard.edu/pme/academy.asp

PANAMANIA >> Staff writer Andrea Gawrylewski traveled to Panama to meet up with scientists who are studying the ecological impacts of expanding the canal. You can read her feature, and if you...