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Is it time to up the statistical standard for scientific results?

Is it time to up the statistical standard for scientific results? | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
A statistician says science's test for significance falls short.
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The Best Science Books of 2014

The Best Science Books of 2014 | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it

#The math of soul mates, the psychology of nothing, the physics of faith, and more illuminating insights on the universe and our place in it.

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A digital transformation for Science

A digital transformation for Science | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
In transitioning to a new magazine model, the publication's challenges are familiar
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A Consensus on the Brain Training Industry from the Scientific Community

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University Libraries to Host Open Access Week Events Oct. 20-24 | Southern Miss Now

University Libraries to Host Open Access Week Events Oct. 20-24 | Southern Miss Now | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
University Libraries will participate in Open Access Week Oct. 20 – 24 in an effort to provide the The University of Southern Mississippi academic and research community the opportunity to learn about the potential benefits of open access.
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Risk and Harassment Reporting among Scientists

Risk and Harassment Reporting among Scientists | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
In light of recent divisive events on campus, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology partnered with the IPRH to host an event on "Academic Freedom Across the Disciplines." The fo...
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Diversity: Pride in science

Diversity: Pride in science | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
The sciences can be a sanctuary for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, but biases may still discourage many from coming out.
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Have your say on the future of science: public consultation on Science 2.0

Have your say on the future of science: public consultation on Science 2.0 | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
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Peru hosts conf on space geophysics

Peru hosts conf on space geophysics | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
LIMA: More than a hundred scientists and students from Latin American countries are now meeting in Cuso near here for the tenth Latin American Conference on Space Geophysics (X COLAGE) from Mon til...
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Low carb v. low fat for losing weight plus Knight Science Journalism Tracker again - On Science Blogs

Low carb v. low fat for losing weight plus Knight Science Journalism Tracker again - On Science Blogs | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
  Those dueling diets This week we have a replay of the dueling diets thing, low carb vs. low fat. Low carb continues to appear to have a very slight
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UK Conference of Science Journalists panel on tools for journalists

UK Conference of Science Journalists panel on tools for journalists | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Back in June I took part in a panel at the UK Conference of Science Journalists conference, discussing tools for reporters alongside BBC Trending's Mukul Devichand and Digital Science's community m...
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Brian Cox: scientists giving false sense of debate on climate change

‘Research presented as overly precise climate predictions rather than best advice is manipulated by nonsensical sceptics’
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Harassment in Science, Replicated

Harassment in Science, Replicated | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Women researchers report that sexual harassment and assault are common at field sites and in universities.
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Let’s change how we report truth in science journalism

Let’s change how we report truth in science journalism | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
How can reporters get to the ‘truth’ in science? Sharon Dunwoody says following the ‘weight of evidence’ avoids bias.
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The Rights Stuff: Copyright, Scientific Debate, and Reuse - EveryONE

The Rights Stuff: Copyright, Scientific Debate, and Reuse - EveryONE | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
We’ve all monkeyed around trying to sort out the ownership of published content. In the scientific community, copyright and its (mis)application in publish
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Microsoft “loves Linux” as it makes Azure bigger, better

Microsoft “loves Linux” as it makes Azure bigger, better | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
11 million servers, new giant VMs, and more third-party app support.
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Meeting considers how open access could address inequalities - Research Information

Meeting considers how open access could address inequalities - Research Information | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
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International Open Access Week Shines Spotlight on Increasing the Impact of Scientific Research » infojustice

International Open Access Week Shines Spotlight on Increasing the Impact of Scientific Research » infojustice | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
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Q&A: Science journalism and public engagement

Q&A: Science journalism and public engagement | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Whether the public is reading about the Ebola outbreak in Africa or watching YouTube videos on the benefits of the latest diet, it's clear that reporting on science and technology profoundly shapes modern life. In an effort to propel such reporting to the highest levels, the Knight Science Journalism ...
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List of 30 latinamerican scientists under 40 that are doing promising work in physics and neuroscience.

List of 30 latinamerican scientists under 40 that are doing promising work in physics and neuroscience. | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
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What role for open and collaborative science in development?

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How political science conquered Washington

How political science conquered Washington | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Perhaps the single best thing that's happened to political journalism in the time I've been doing it is the rise of political science.
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Science Journalism: Between Two Worlds

Science Journalism: Between Two Worlds | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
What does it take to be a good science journalist? Our editor Rebecca Tan shares her opinion.
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Regulating Uncertainty: The European Food Safety Authority and GMOs | Synthetic Biology Community

Regulating Uncertainty: The European Food Safety Authority and GMOs | Synthetic Biology Community | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
By Charles Ebikeme In September of 2012, a paper published in Food and Chemical Toxicology, garnered widespread media attention. The paper documented how
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Selling Pseudoscience: A Rent in the Fabric of American Medicine - CSI

Selling Pseudoscience: A Rent in the Fabric of American Medicine - CSI | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
A study of federal funding advancing naturopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic, and energy healing as acceptable medical protocols finds troubling misuse of taxpayer dollars.
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Sensationalism of Science: Is Japan’s Fuji in a “Critical State” for an Eruption? | Science Blogs | WIRED

Sensationalism of Science: Is Japan’s Fuji in a “Critical State” for an Eruption? | Science Blogs | WIRED | Science & Mass Media | Scoop.it
Mt. Fuji might be gearing up for an eruption, but can we really trace it back to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake?
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