Science, uncertainty and politics: an eternal struggle?

Science and uncertainty go hand in hand. This is a well-known fact for every scientist and expert in its field, however it is not so well known in the general public. Politicians need steady facts to produce policy, something science can never…

Disseminate the scientists—and the science will follow (Richard Andersson, December 2014)

Richard Andersson, a postdoctoral researcher in neurobiology from Stockholm, is worried about the gap between politics and science. How do we empower decision makers to make choices about our future which are based on science and logic? The…

Open Notebook Science – the Carl Boettiger Interview

Carl Boettiger, a pioneer of the Open Notebook Science movement, shares some reflections and gives some advice to those who want to join in.