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If you love science: avoid scienceyness like the plague

Scienceyness is something we all should stay away from. The word was recently coined in an article on medium.com by Ben Thomas—author, journalist and independent researcher. His message in short: stop sharing this kind of rubbish!

5 TIPS #2: How to succeed as a fact-seeking interviewer

How do you get to hear really interesting stuff  when you’re gathering facts, experience and opinion during an interview for an article, report, etc? By establishing trust between you and the interviewee!

Classical peer review: Where is the evidence? (Joshua Nicholson, October 2014)

Has classical peer review really been proven to work? In our first monthly Crastina Column, Joshua Nicholson from The Winnover shares his doubts with us.
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LinkedIn champion publishes weekly link tips about science communication

The Week’s Top Science Communication Stories is a weekly link list published on LinkedIn by Kirk Englehardt at Georgia Tech—a true LinkedIn champion who demonstrates the true potential of this media platform.
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”If you talk to the press, people might offer you gold mines”

Popular science twitterer @AstroKatie, a.k.a. Katherine J Mack, gave an interview for the Economist and then received a request from a firm looking for a use for an exhausted goldmine–something may be just the right kind of environment for a astro physics lab!