articles tagged: science education
world of weird things podcast: why the news f-ing loves bad science
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world of weird things podcast: why the news f-ing loves bad science

Have you noticed that the more science coverage you watch on the news, the more confused and less informed you feel? It's not just you. It's a symptom of a much bigger problem.

americans aren’t scientifically illiterate, they just don’t care about what science says
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americans aren’t scientifically illiterate, they just don’t care about what science says

Popular science figures argue that we’re not taking real problems seriously because the public lacks scientific education. But that’s not the problem. The problem is much, much worse.

so how is all that accommodating working out?
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so how is all that accommodating working out?

Accommodationists are still trying to spread their message even though pretty much no one but other accommodationists is listening.

why science and politics don’t mix, revisited
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why science and politics don’t mix, revisited

Hypothetically, science and technology should have fared better under the liberal Obama administration. In reality, very little has changed.

the man who made a real spectacle of himself
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the man who made a real spectacle of himself

This is what happens when you're told you shouldn't read the comments but do it anyway.

why yes, doctors do need science classes
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why yes, doctors do need science classes

Not making future doctors take enough science classes or pass stringent exams to appeal to humanities majors is a recipe for disaster.

would you like some science in your pop sci?
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would you like some science in your pop sci?

Here's to hoping that the Discovery Channel does right by Phil Plait's show...

shifting the blame for scientific illiteracy
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shifting the blame for scientific illiteracy

Chris Mooney is back with another rendition of the Unscientific America debacle to cement his status as the human version of a broken record.

why we can’t lose our scientific explorers
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why we can’t lose our scientific explorers

By neglecting their scientists and educations, politicians aren't saving money for their citizens, they're undermining their countries' future.

the state of texas vs. science and education
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the state of texas vs. science and education

Texas congressman sabotages funding for science and education in a move so low, it should literally nauseate you.

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