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Preferring inductive over deductive reasoning makes science communication more effective

Inductive reasoning and communication Scientists are, all too often, notoriously bad communicators. Why is this? Outside their specialty, scientists need inductive reasoning to communicate with their colleagues.  These are intelligent and thoughtful people, who consider carefully and think deeply about what they do. I fear the problem lies with the rest of us, non-scientists, who quite simply don’t do …

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Personalised online content to increase engagement

AI-driven Personalised Content Deveopment

Lack of personalised content development Everyone seems to be suffering from content indigestion as news competes with native advertising for readers’ attention. So what are start-ups doing to fix this? The simple answer: personalised content development.  During the weeks running up to the biggest toy selling season, nobody ignores how cartoons and kids’ movies are …

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Podcast, Ivan Oransky, RetractionWatch: Retractions are like red flags highlighting infractions in science

Keeping a record of the retraction of research publications made it easier for journalistic coverage dissecting the infractions occurring within science publishing. “What I see that’s important, is not just coverage of individual cases, people are actually trying to put this all together. They’re filing public record requests because that’s something we’re not thinking of.” …

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Podcast: How open science could benefit from blockchain

Experts reflect on the implications of blockchain for research Sabine Louët, reporting from the APE2018 , meets the faces of scholarly publishing, in Berlin. Louët is an EuroScientist Editor. She interviews several experts on their views on how blockchain technology will change open science. How blockchain will help open science First, we hear from Lambert Heller, the head of the Open Science Lab …

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