f c c ec d cecf a ef large x ap

Infographic: Most Americans still trust scientists

It’s easy to look around right now and conclude that popular public opinion has turned against scientists. Twitter hashtags have ...
plant

Trust issues: Scientific credibility suffers when industries sponsor research

Industry plays a central role in scientific research and development. But research shows that when companies fund science, credibility suffers ...
atcg lock

Viewpoint: Public enthusiasm for genetics tempered by distrust, privacy concerns

Cheaper genome sequencing is expanding our ability to understand risks associated with genetic mutations. But not everyone embraces these advances, ...
Screen Shot at PM

Science communication 101: Being strategic isn’t unethical

Scientists interested in educating the public about controversial issues—such as GMOs—should focus on communication goals and strategies backed by social ...