JCOM is eleven years old, and this is certainly a reason to celebrate.


In terms of efficiency, managing the effects of overpublising (the sheer volume of new papers published each week) has become seriously challenging for science communication researchers.


JCOM can enhance its contribution to the science communication community by greater rigour in selection and editing and by opening up to reader comment.


This short comment presents a few suggestions for the enrichment of JCOM seen from the perspective of an informal learning expert.


Three possibilities are suggested by the author that aims to improve the quality of Science Communication.


In the last decade, social studies of nanotechnology have been characterized by a specific focus on the role of communication and cultural representations.  Scholars have documented a proliferation


Around the world there are widespread efforts to ensure that policy decisions are based upon a sound evidence base, and in particular to facilitate closer integration between the research and polic


With this commentary JCOM continues its analysis of the transformations of science journalism in the new media ecology.


Among the most interesting aspects of the changes in the media ecosystem a leading role is played by the impact of digital and networking technologies on the ways news reports are built.


Genetic testing promises to put the ability to decide about our life choices in our hands, as well as help solve crucial health problems by preventing the insurgence of diseases.


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