For women older than 50 who have been confused by conflicting advice on how frequently to get a mammogram, some new science is here to guide their decisions. And each new generation is largely unaware that these alternative beliefs are not grounded in science and have failed to hold up in clinical research time and again. Primarily a press office, the Science Media Centre works closely with press officers from universities, industry, research funders and leading science and engineering institutions. Having witnessed so much commitment, energy and impact, I am proud to be involved with Sense about Science. Help us transform lives through the power of science and science education—inside the Museum, in our schools and beyond—with your support of MSI. Dr. Francine Garrett-Bakelman arrived at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in the middle of the night, ready to get her hands on Scott Kelly’s blood.
Tangentially, the science fiction genre, primarily fantastic in nature, engages the public imagination and transmits the ideas, if not the methods, of science. Ask for Evidence is our public campaign to help people request for themselves the evidence behind news stories, marketing claims and policies.
Prior to founding RxVantage, Greg was a Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Law at Pepperdine University School of Law, where he designed and taught courses in Intellectual Property Law and Licensing. Tom received his Bachelor of Science from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, and an MBA from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. In addition to my research, I enjoy synthesizing and communicating science for a general audience.
A registered nurse in San Antonio was fired when she voiced concerns about unsafe staffing at a dialysis center. With freewheeling summer months behind children and school and organized sports just ahead, new research offers some sobering news about the potential for long-term cost when a child’s brain is hurt. But the good news is that Flatiron Books is using this time to do a great job of copyediting, interior design, cover design, and marketing, to make sure this book is as good as it can be, and gets into as many hands as possible.
Bereft of its divisive mystical claptrap surely Christianity could be distilled down to a laudable set of ideas about being nice to one another that we could all rally behind. Science has provided us with a huge stock of knowledge but unfortunately it is not being put to right use. As well as providing advice and support to scientists already engaging with the media, the Science Media Centre runs events to introduce experts to what that involves. After the technical bits, me and Tracey get our tank out That’s for a reason: publishing academic papers about structural problems in science is a necessary condition for change, but it’s not sufficient. The Science Media Centre provides journalists with what they need in the timeframe they need it, from interviews with leading experts to timely press briefings on topical issues.Tags: exchange, science