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

#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

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

CauseScience: Ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

Thanks for nominating me Pinar! I nominate Kevin and Sam! More info on the Ice bucket challenge here, at the ALSA website The challenge involves people getting doused with buckets of ice water on video, posting that video to social … Continue reading