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Can Science Coexist with Religion? A New Study Finds Misconceptions of the Two

Can Science Coexist with Religion? A New Study Finds Misconceptions of the Two

According to a new survey of more than 10,000 Americans including scientists and evangelical Protestants, the public’s view that science can’t work in collaboration with religion is a misconception that stunts progress. This study, conducted by Rice University, also found that scientists are surprisingly similar to the general public in […]

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It Is Difficult to Have No Bias in Scientific Research

It Is Difficult to Have No Bias in Scientific Research

The path to seek truth is not smooth. Bias in scientific results is always a great obstacle to impede scientific development. In a recent research published on PNAS, English scientists found that exaggeration in scientific research is more likely to happen in behavioristics research, especially for American researchers. Daniele Fanelli, […]

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The Science of Science Communication—How to Communicate Science to the Public?

The Science of Science Communication—How to Communicate Science to the Public?

This September, National Academy of Sciences is going to hold the second Sackler Colloquia discussing science communication. A few days ago, Baruch Fischhoff, a Professor in Social and Decision Sciences and Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, reviewed the contents of the first Sackler colloquia (May, 2012) on […]

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