Etiqueta: research

Pre-scientific dissemination

The author proposes to create the concept of «pre-scientific dissemination» to talk about scientific mysteries, enigmas, or hypotheses that could be confirmed or disproved by science.

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The woes of science in the time of COVID-19

Those of us who are dedicated to the creation and dissemination of knowledge must make intelligent use of its contingent and provisional nature, to promote the idea that what may appear to be weaknesses are, in fact, the features that allow scientific knowledge to progress and be disruptive.

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A coronavirus and fake news pandemic

Most of the fake news that circulated on the web before this pandemic concerned health and became far more widespread than the real news. Unfortunately, this phenomenon has escalated with the global COVID-19 crisis.

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In winter, snakes sleep

Let us look at the coronavirus outbreak in China. Dissemination of accurate and well-interpreted information is key in the early stages of an emerging outbreak.

Science as a tool or as a protagonist?
Science as a tool or as a protagonist?

If we want science to play a truly relevant social role, we must take the opposite path and respond with science to the questions and problems of individuals and society. We must treat is as a tool, not as the protagonist.

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Retractions

Retraction is a compulsory literary genre: it is only written by one who has no other choice, and it does not pursue fame. Except for a few media cases, retractions go unnoticed by the public. What makes for hot news?

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DECRESIM, molecular magnetism and the advance of quantum computing

DECRESIM is a project funded by the European Research Council. Its objective is to advance the use of magnetic molecules to understand some quantum phenomena better. This excellent group of the University of Valencia wants to research the laws of the microscopic world, generally unknown,