science communications

Blog entry | May 10 2017

At the end of April, I had the opportunity to attend, co-chair a session, and present at this year’s Experimental Biology (EB).

Blog entry | Jun 02 2016

Science communication is at the heart of what we strive to do here. When new scientific results are oversold and/or sensationalized, it can leave us with all.the.feels.

Blog entry | Apr 13 2016

From April 2–6, 2016 some big things were happening. You might think I’m talking about the NCAA college basketball tournament, but nope.

Press Release | Jan 08 2016

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is currently accepting applications for its annual Sylvia Rowe Fellowship

Blog entry | Dec 01 2015

Last year, the FACTS network was still in its infancy. This year, all your input and support has made us better and better.

Blog entry | Nov 24 2015

Flu season, afternoon snacks, your evening workout. It's easy to forget that science is everywhere. It's no longer in the hands of a few people, either.

Blog entry | Oct 30 2015

Celebrities are known for a lot of things: great hair, spectacular public meltdowns, licking doughnuts … Bu

Blog entry | Oct 27 2015

In July, Trends in Plant Science published an opinion piece on the psychology of opposition to biotechnology, entitled ‘Fatal Attraction: The Intuitive Appeal of GMO Opposition.’ The premi

Blog entry | Jul 16 2015

Science is about focused, objective analysis, independent questions, and nuanced answers.

Blog entry | Jun 22 2015

When you see a headline touting exaggerated or unsupported claims, it’s easy to blame the media. While media can be one part of the problem, there are other parts of the process in play.

Blog entry | Feb 12 2015

The big screen is heating up with 50 Shades of Grey this week. I may be a bit unconventional, but it’s got me pondering the shades of gray I encounter every day.

Blog entry | Feb 11 2015

It's hard to see headlines about vaccinations and not think about another promising technology for humans: biotechnology. But the analogies only go so far.

Blog entry | Jan 26 2015

Headlines on the latest consumer survey popped up all over my feeds this week.

Blog entry | Jan 05 2015

Does having access to unlimited information make it easier for consumers to be informed or does it lead to more confusion?