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The state of science writing, circa 2012: The summer of our discontent, made glorious by the possibilities of our time

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Did the BBC rip off the Guardian’s Higgs boson explainer?

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SciWriteLabs #5.2: Bhattacharya returns! The MMR debacle and why peer review is no substitute for penetrative reporting

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SciWriteLabs #5.1: Nature’s Ananyo Bhattacharya on “Bad Science,” inverted pyramids, and information webs

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Introducing SciWriteLabs. Today’s installment: Kroll and Racaniello discuss the journalism/factchecking debate

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Guardian ends run of smart science journalism discussions with scientists’ self-congratulatory essay about peer review*

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What price will the black-ops bin Laden vaccination scheme exact on global health efforts?

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