Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick

Avoiding the word "evolution" in science writing. What's next? Avoiding doing science?

Evolution by Any Other Name: Antibiotic Resistance and Avoidance of the E-Word

This article gives me the creeps. Thanks to adammaker for the link.

So: Not using the word "evolution" is a conspiracy, except that - ironically - the conspirators are the scientists themselves. Shame.
Tags: politics

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