UK survey identifies potential pitfalls of science communication

Why do people hold highly variable attitudes toward well-evidenced science? For many years researchers focused on what people know about science, thinking that "to know science is to love it." But do people who think they ...

Researchers find persistent gender gap among scientific editors

To determine the representation of women among scientific journal editors—key players in the scientific community who have the final say about what papers get published—a team led by NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) researchers ...

Searching for life on alien worlds

Twenty-seven years ago, at the University of Geneva, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz—now a professor at ETH—discovered the first extrasolar planet orbiting a sun-like star. Much has happened since that initial discovery: ...

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