Category Archives: Science

Picture taken from a survey plane, showing broken ice sheets.

Science in the public eye: titillate, educate, or promulgate?

The controversy over the exclusion of current scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change in the Discovery Channel/BBC’s Frozen Planet raised some important issues about the consumption of science. First, some background story. Discovery Channel, in partnership with the British Broadcasting

Picture taken from a survey plane, showing broken ice sheets.

Science in the public eye: titillate, educate, or promulgate?

The controversy over the exclusion of current scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change in the Discovery Channel/BBC’s Frozen Planet raised some important issues about the consumption of science. First, some background story. Discovery Channel, in partnership with the British Broadcasting

Electron microgram of a measle virion

What anti-vaccination can bring

The false science of believing that vaccinations for infants are somehow tied to development of autism spectrum disorders has been widely debunked. Yet, the consequences of that event is still being realized. The fact that many people had believed him,

Electron microgram of a measle virion

What anti-vaccination can bring

The false science of believing that vaccinations for infants are somehow tied to development of autism spectrum disorders has been widely debunked. Yet, the consequences of that event is still being realized. The fact that many people had believed him,