Representations of science and technology

24/07/2018

An analysis of how public discourses about desirable and achievable futures are addressed at World’s Fairs and scientific-technological theme parks, focusing on the 1939 New York World’s Fair and the EPCOT center in the U.S.

22/05/2018

Comics & Science workshops where teenagers are asked to create a one-page comic strip based on a scientific presentation given by a PhD student can be a powerful tool to understand the reasons for certain choices of science illustration or storytelling.

20/09/2017

The Science in Public Conference, held this year at the University of Sheffield, generated animated discussion of a wide range of topics.

20/07/2017

Previous studies have concluded that science coverage in Soviet countries was determined by the ideological function of the media.

07/06/2016

"Genetically Modified Organisms" are not a consistent category: it is impossible to discuss such a miscellaneous bunch of products, deriving from various biotech methods, as if they had a common de

04/03/2016

Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is an emerging technology for detecting chromosomal disorders in the fetus and mass media may have an impact on shaping the public understanding of its promise

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