Tag: animal research


Animal studies, reported well, include careful framing and clear caveats

3 12/13/2017

Of mice and “man flu”


Here’s why you can go ahead and ignore all those clickbaiting ‘olive oil protects against Alzheimer’s’ headlines


Say awwwwwwww: Here’s how to publicize rodent research accurately and adorably

1 12/19/2016

Searching for the source of stem cell “fountain of youth” stories


How to report on preliminary Alzheimer’s research results

23 6/2/2016

“Opioid painkillers cause chronic pain” stories leave physician reader in agony


New hope in the epidemic of binge-drinking rodents: Aussie lab sparks premature claims on old drugs as addiction treatments

2 2/19/2016

MIT’s misleading PR headline on autism


Use of “cure” overwhelms any caveats coming later in WaPost Ebola story