Science & Society
- Almost 90% Of Parents Say Kids Spend Too Much Time Gaming
A new survey found that 86 percent of parents believe teens spend too much time gaming. The C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. also finds differences in gender. Twice as many parents say their teen boy plays video g ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 20 2020 - 11:40am
- Stanford SS Is Hosting Vandana Shiva Today- And The Science Community Should Be Angry
Would any school with a medical program be happy about a paid talk by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. so he could rail against vaccines, claiming that a world of preventable diseases made humanity stronger by culling the weak? Would doctors be happy if a school orga ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 23 2020 - 1:57pm
- Before Oil And Gas, How Did Farmers Endure? Wondered Farmers...In 1883
Energy is the great equalizer in human existence. Don't have enough water? Energy can fix that. Want to make a culture that prizes libraries, art, and education? Give people affordable energy. We can even do what ancient alchemists could not, turn le ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 30 2020 - 2:50pm
- Support Science, Condemn Golden Rice Eco-Terrorism
Humanitarian research at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is geared toward various projects, among them saving millions of children from death and blindness due to Vitamin A deficiency. ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Feb 3 2020 - 6:17pm
- Flight Shaming Gets Media Attention But It Isn't Reducing Flying
Despite flying being the single fastest way to grow our individual carbon footprint, people still want to fly. Passenger numbers even grew by 3.3% globally last year alone. The hype around “ Flygskam ” – a global movement championed by climate activist Gr ...
Article - The Conversation - Feb 4 2020 - 3:00pm
- What Science To Trust In The Age Of The Internet.
T he number one pitfall of reporting on science is to take a single work, or single report and treat it as if it is proven as fact already. In truth, real science knowledge is that which has stood the test of time. That is not really exciting for report ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Feb 4 2020 - 5:57pm
- Screening For Prostate Cancer At Embryogenesis And California Trees As Carcinogens
In California, we have warning labels on trees, because they will give us cancer. And that is not even the strangest of California's warnings about nearly 1,000 chemicals on hundreds of thousands of products. We call it "leadership" to put w ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 10 2020 - 7:56pm
- Joe Mercola's Maze Of Vaccine Denying Organizations
The anti-vaccine movement tries to portray itself as scrappy grassroots outsiders standing up to Big Pharma and Big Government, but it's nothing of the kind, finds a recent Washington Post exposé. The National Vaccine Information Center, which claims ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 11 2020 - 10:31am
- Misinformation And Disinformation Are Diseases And Both Social Media And Journalism Are Vectors
A recent paper finds that vaccine disinformation is common on social media while a few years ago I had employees watch food documentaries on Netflix and write about their impression and the results in both cases are startling for people who don't real ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 17 2020 - 1:57pm
- If You Want People To Read Your Science, Get Them To Read You- By Making Your Stories Personal
A new paper says scientists can make their work more appealing to the public by making it more personal. I learned of it through a paid university PIO but few scientists will see the irony in that. I certainly agree with the point. I have been part of two ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 21 2020 - 10:06am