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.

Communication Crisis in science?

In a text that has attracted much attention, David Rubenson from Stanford Cancer Institute makes the provocative statement that scientists ”don't communicate well with each other”. Do you agree?