The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence, our investigation reveals. Other institutions are following suit...
Engaging the public has long been taboo in scientific circles, but social media outlets are starting to force a change
Survey suggests popularizers start slowly, give lots of credit to others and be prepared to adjust tactics
There’s a disconnect between the science research that’s published and what the public hears about
An antiscience movement once limited mostly to the U.S. is gaining ground on the eastern side of the Atlantic
U.S. agencies have adopted stronger policies but have not always followed them
What happens when you put the life of the mind and the problems of a global civilization in a jar and shake it? The powerful and sometimes uneasy alliance between science and the society it serves is the theme of this year's special report on the “State of the World's Science”...
State of the World's Science 2014
The growing connectedness of the world and the rising contribution of scientists and engineers from all continents have broadened the possibilities for human creativity
The pursuit of knowledge is now a global enterprise. Scientific American and Nature have teamed up on this special report on how this trend is changing the way science is done, and how it informs the world...