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Where to get science news

Let me know if any wonderful publications are left out of this informally assembled list.

Aeon ("a sanctuary online for serious thinking")
Cosmos (the science of everything)
Ag Insider (Food and Environment Reporting Network)
Massive Science (New science stories every week, written by scientists themselves)
National Geographic Magazine
Nature (an esteemed and heavily cited science journal)
Nautilus (each issue on a special topic, backed by Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
New Scientist (realistic news reporting, from UK)
Newswise
Politico
Pro Publica (Journalism in the Public Interest) Read More 

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ScienceWriters: Be part of ScienceOnline

From NASW: You can participate free in the fifth annual Science Online meeting (#SciO11) this week, thanks to the National Association of Science Writers. Livestreamed topics include history of science as a writing tool, using fiction to explain science, communicating science with humor, and many others. Find the livestream and archive here beginning Saturday, Jan 15: http://scienceonline2011.com/watch /
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Keep libel courts out of science: British Chiropractic Association v Simon Singh

The British Chiropractic Association brought a libel case against science writer Simon Singh in London for his criticism of chiropractic procedures in the book Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts About Alternative Medicine and in a Guardian article, "Beware the Spinal Trap"  Read More 
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