Science Blogging as a Public Outreach Tool — Unfulfilled Potential or Unrealistic Expectation?

 

Interesting blog post from: The Scholarly Kitchen:

Science blogs are a heterogeneous lot, ranging from personal diaries of life in the lab to sites offering technical tips and professional advice, with many stops in between on the hot-button science issues of the day.  Different blogs serve different purposes, but one common justification for science blogging is that it can serve as a way for scientists to speak directly with the public, as a tool for engaging non-scientists, keeping them up to date with current discoveries and promoting the enormous value of research.David Crotty under, The Scholarly Kitchen, Mar 2010

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