This years films and Academy Awards are full of Science!! Let’s not stop there!! #ScienceOscars #ElsevierOscars #IfScientistsWere

[tweet https://twitter.com/pinar_gurel/status/568126209311285248] The Academy Awards (aka The Oscars) are this Sunday!! This year’s Oscar nominations include a plethora of films that are science themed – “The Imitation Game,” “The Theory of Everything,” and “Still Alice” showcase scientists and research!! In light of the Oscars, … Continue reading

#IfScientistsWereMusicians What if scientists acted like celebrities? Grammy edition of #IfScientistsWere

Just in time for the Grammy’s this weekend, we are trying out a new hashtag in our series of #IfScientistsWere. For the Grammy’s we are posting #IfScientistsWereMusicians! Feel free to post parodies of musical lyrics related to science or scientists. … Continue reading

What if scientists acted like celebrities? #IfScientistsWere #IfScientistsWereProAthletes

The other night while watching a sports interview (during the US national figure skating competition to be exact), the writers of CauseScience noticed that athletes get away with saying a lot, trash talking, and completely ignoring criticism. It made us wonder … Continue reading

2014 had the most cases of measles since eradication. 2015 on track to be worse. #Vaccine #science

For lots of information on the current outbreak of measles, check out the CDC page here. It is truly alarming that last year had so many cases of a fully PREVENTABLE disease through vaccination. It is even more alarming that this … Continue reading

AAAS and Pew poll confirms differing opinions between public and scientists on science-related issues.

[tweet https://twitter.com/CauseScience1/status/561224486998261761] If you haven’t already seen the public and scientist opinion poll put out yesterday by AAAS and Pew Research Center, its a must see (the featured tweet above is satire based on a CauseScience hashtag)! If you’ve been paying … Continue reading