Science Isn’t Always Right and That’s Just Fine
From Nathan Tanner on December 12th, 2016
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It seems like every week there is some new health study in the news. One week coffee is good for your health. It’s causing cancer the next. Is it all right for scientists to get things wrong? According to Christie Aschwanden, lead science writer for FiveThirtyEight, there are always uncertainties in science. Being proven wrong is just part of the process. On this episode of The Scope, how to best approach science reporting and make informed decisions.