Issue 127 | Page 3 | Published Mar 2013
It is hard to open a newspaper or listen to a news report without hearing about the latest scientific research. Scientific literacy is now essential to be able to decipher the advice we are bombarded with – about what we should eat or not eat, why we should recycle or conserve energy, how long we are likely to live or how we should live, and the list goes on. But was it always like this?
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