Thursday November 09, 2017
What's the one thing scientists want the world to know about their field?
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- Full Episode
When Dalton Ludwick, a PhD candidate in Entomology at the University of Missouri tweeted, "If you could have the entire world know just one thing about your field of study, then what would it be?" the response from scientists was overwhelming.
Some provided fun facts about their work, while others set the record straight on various misconceptions about their area of research. The challenge was being able to narrow down entire fields of study, or years of research into a single interesting tweet.
If you could have the entire world know just one thing about your field of study, then what would it be? #MyOneScienceTweet— @EntoLudwick
Statistics never add information; they only summarize it. It’s still up to you, the practitioner, to judge what they mean. https://t.co/vFeACcgXfH— @hatathi