I'm a science journalist, but I came to science writing and journalism about 10 years ago while I was a chemistry Ph.D. student at Indiana University. Though I finished, I went straight into journalism internships after I defended ...
Scientific American (blog)Re-thinking the way colleges teach critical thinkingScientific American (blog)The combination of science writing and education has influenced my approach to both, which share a common, overarching goal: to reach out to...
A new guide to peer review has just been launched to help the public make sense of research claims. People are bombarded with claims in newspapers and on the internet that are based on scientific studies.
As 2012 is winding down, I thought I’d take a look back at volume 4 of the journal. This isn’t a terribly in-depth analysis, and it’s based on what we’ve published rather than what was submitted, but you might find it a little bit interesting.
Marybeth Shea's insight:
Using Worldle to communicate "weighting" of chemistry words in Nature Chemisty article for 2012.
One of the promises of altmetrics – an approach to measuring attention on research papers that relies on alternative measures to citations, such as downloads, social media mentions, and collections in online libraries – is that it could provide an...
Alan Alda's Challenge to Scientists: What is Time?KUHF-FMAlan Alda founded The Flame Challenge last year to promote better science communication, and he started by asking scientists to come up with a kid-friendly explanation for a flame.
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