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Weekend update: Science of Science Communication 2.0 -- anticipating synthetic biology

Once again, Tamar Wilner shares illuminating insights with a response paper, this one on Session 9, the readings for which were designed to help us formulate advice on how science communicators should promote constructive public engagement with synthetic biology (in the event the public ever does engage).

I'm reproducing the beginning of her post below (no more than is consistent with the federal Copyright Act's "fair use" provisions; everything that happens on this blog, in contrast to the ones of our so-called "competitors," is in strict compliance with the law), and then linking over to her site for the rest.

There's already great discussion going on in connection with the "virtual class" post, so post your own thoughts there!

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