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Journalism and Communication Publications

Penn Center for Science, Sustainability and the Media

Neither Doom, Nor Denial

Malcom Turnbull Speaks His Mind

Does Democracy Die with Dark Money?

A Cool Debate About A Heated Topic

How Storytelling Helps Combat the Climate Crisis

An Ahead of the Curve Climate News Outlet Tells Their Tale


Doudna’s Confidence in CRISPR’s Research Potential Burns Bright

Scientific American

Prediction of Climate Change Impacts Not as "Limited" as Tillerson Suggest

Politicians' Most Bogus Science-Related Claims of 2016

Trump's Dubious Drought Claims

USA Today

Is there a link between media violence and mass shootings?

FactChecking Science Claims in 2017

Fact-checking Trump’s speech on Paris climate agreement

Scott Pruitt on climate change, again

Trump’s dubious drought claims

Trump on hairspray and ozone

Sarah Palin ‘as much a scientist’ as Bill Nye?

The Huffington Post 

Hillary Clinton Is Wrong On Marijuana Research

Congressman Falsely Claims Study ‘Confirms The Halt In Global Warming’

A Conspiracy Theory Links The Gates Foundation To The Spread Of Zika Virus. 

Donald Trump’s Dubious Drought Claims Explained

Science Friday

Could Climate Change Really Help Farmers?

Is Bacon Really Better For You Than Tilapia?

Can Opioid Addiction Be Cured?


The Truth About Media Violence

The Year in Misleading Science Claims

One Last Look: The Candidates on Climate and Energy

The Facts on Human-Animal Chimeras

Does Glyphosate Cause Cancer?

CO2: Friend or Foe to Agriculture?

Scientific Evidence and the EU Court

Can Opioid Addiction Be Cured?

The Facts on Chlorpyrifos

Has Autism Prevalence Increased?

To Be or Not to Be a Wolf

Does Zika Cause Blindness?

Unpacking Pot’s Impact in Colorado

Trump on Torture

Debate Over Gay Blood Donations

False Claims About Flint Water

Inhofe Misleads on Bees

False Claims about ‘Frankenfish’

Cruz’s ‘Pseudoscientific’ Climate Claims

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Immunology Gone Wild


Science Funding Angst: Is Rhetoric Masking What's Really at Stake?
Ebola Preparedness Starts with Dispelling Fear
Minding Replication, Mending Publication
When Real Science Falls Short in Hollywood
The Science of Sleep, The Sleep of Scientists
The Day When Science is Truly Open

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

From Magic to Quantum Machines
The Beauty of Numbers
Addicted to Dopamine
Searching for Simplicity
Interdisciplinary Innovator
The Social Life of Electrons

More from OIST

The Scientist
The Mindless Machine, circa 1664
Alternative Agriculture
Character Flaws?

Variety, the spice of immunology
Atlas of the atmosphere
Are monkeys self-aware?

Protease inhibitors: from clinic to canvas
Brain paintings 
Ruffling feathers
Science and magic
Maggot Monets

Strong immunity=low fertility
Dad's genes affect dominance
Cancer pilfers cell powerhouse
Friends of a feather
Normal today, cancer tomorrow
IVF pioneer earns Nobel

The Reykjavik Grapevine

The Many Mindless Murders Of The Great Auk
All About The Love

For a Love of Moisturiser and David Bowie
Ode to Nature's Fuzzy Balls
The Exponential Curve of Caribou

The American Scholar

The Virtual Forest

Out of Sight
Wild About Hairy

Sailing to Save the Seas
Mapping Microbes
Prince of Peptides
The Call of the Wild
Olympic Leftovers
Q&A with Author Ralph Lombreglia


Urban Beekeeping: Nectar Over Politics
Some Day, There Will Be Spring: Rooting DC



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