Jargon Wall

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Can Dogs Detect Cancer?

+Nick Kai Nielsen tagged me about a recent article on the Guardian about a story where a woman’s assistance dog detected her breast cancer. The story is remarkable. “One evening in November 2011, I...

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Pulling a Fast One on Cancer

There is a report making the rounds on social media that really needs to be explained, because as usual the media hype is distorting the findings. The article in question was published in the...

The Boring Parts of Science 0

The Boring Parts of Science

A recent conversation with a friend brought up a topic I’ve been thinking a lot about – science communication using social media. It was sparked by seeing a tweet from a science communicator who...