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A Very Impressing Word (just for fun!)

Here is a word first used by the Noble Prize winner (in Literature) T.S. Eliot which may be of immense use for young science communicators.

The Eloquent Science Interview

A major source of inspiration for Scientia Crastina is Eloquent Science which is both a book and a blog—together they are compulsory reading for the early career scientist interested in modern communication. Scientia Crastina sent some…

Reader’s guide for laymen too elaborate to follow?

Jennifer Raff, science blogger, recently wrote a guide for laymen on how to read and understand a scientific paper. Her purpose deserves a lot of credit but she has a very idealistic view of the behaviour of knowledge seekers outside of science.
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Science: autocracy or democracy?

It’s time to tear down the wall between the scientific community and the outside world. James Beggs, PhD student at University of Southampton, addresses the issue in a column.
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Anti-vax father gets a lecture from his daughter – who happens to be a science blogger

Science blogger Tara C. Smith recently wrote an open letter to her father ”on the occasion of his recent anti-vax Facebook postings”.
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Same story skeleton in Toy Story and The Walking Dead

A comparison between Toy Story and The Walking Dead by John Wray has gone viral on the internet. And there is no doubt that there are similarities.