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7/6/10: Don't Be Such a Scientist

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By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – Scientist and filmmaker Randy Olson says that an anti-science movement has been growing more aggressive and that there are really big issues at stake. Think about the public discussions over global climate change or childhood vaccinations. Why is it that with a preponderance of scientific evidence, these debates continue? Olson says that scientists simply don't know how to communicate their ideas. Randy Olson joins Doug to explain why style counts in scientific discourse. (Rebroadcast)

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