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Facts in Context

It’s been an exciting week for me. On Monday I successfully defended my thesis! Now that I have established my scientific credibility to you all, here is a picture of me at my defense party wearing my “Trust me I’m a Dr” Dr. Pepper t-shirt and hitting my SpongeBob SquarePants piƱata. And on Tuesday I…

Science is Social

I got the chance to attend a panel discussion about science and the media presented by the UK-based charity Sense About Science. The audience was primarily scientists, many of whom were angry about how science is presented in the media: the outlandish claims, the hype, presenting “both sides” of stories where there is clear scientific…