What is the microbiome? We highlight recent research on the unique communities of trillions of bacteria that we all host.
2014 roundup of research on the health effects of putting fluoride in public water systems as well as a primer to help journalists avoid "he said, she said" reporting on the issue.
2015 study in the journal Science consolidates a wide variety of new research findings to provide a sweeping picture of potential ocean species loss in the near future.
2013 research on how legislators and other public officials get an honest representation of what scientists know, by Debra Javeline, University of Notre Dame.
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2014 study by American University and Columbia on the factors influencing public opinion on research, including partisanship, ideology, education and attitudes toward science.
2012 study in PLoS Medicine on studies, associated press releases and media coverage to understand how accurately the research results were conveyed.
2013 research review of DNA-related research, with a focus on a 2012 study by City University of New York, University of California-Irvine and Nova Southeastern University.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University’s Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy on the demographics, motivations and outcomes of double majoring in college.
Semester-long course on science reporting, including the environment, technology and medicine. There will be lessons on social media, online writing, and news and feature writing.
2011 study on the economic costs imposed by more than 450 introduced insect species now established in forests in the United States.