The Science Bit attempts to demystify science and scientists, to show how  scientific ideas can be used in everyday contexts, to highlight abuses of scientific jargon and attempts to exploit public confusion about science, and to record examples of how people in public life (who should know better) can often struggle with scientific concepts.

A more verbose welcome note is posted here.

This blog is maintained by Professor Brian Hughes, a faculty member in Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway. All views expressed here are my own, and are not in any way attributable to my employer.

All original text © Brian M. Hughes 2011/2012/2013/2014 or date of publication, excepting where indicated. Please contact me if you want permission to republish.

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